Tims Ford Lake

Tennessee

208Listings
Under $1B
$99.2MTotal Value
Tims Ford Lake, Tennessee

Located in Tennessee, Tims Ford Lake real estate is a top ten market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Tims Ford Lake homes for sale is $494,000. On average, there are 130 lake homes for sale on Tims Ford Lake, and 170 lake lots and parcels.

With 246 miles of shoreline, Tims Ford Lake is considered a mid-sized Tennessee lake.

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  • 246Mi. of Shoreline
  • 14Avg. Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Year Built
    1966
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Water Drops
    5 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    10,000
  • Public Boat Ramps
    9
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    May-October
Campgrounds
(931) 967-4230
263 Fairview Campground Rd
Winchester, TN 37398
(931) 962-1183
570 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester, TN 37398
  • Counties: Franklin County, Moore County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Pickin’ and Grinnin’, Tree Planting Day, hikes, fishing tournaments
  • Known for: Tims Ford Lake is considered one of the most picturesque lakes in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing and recreational lakes in the Southeast.
  • History: The massive dam and reservoir construction program that was undertaken by TVA following its creation in 1933, required the purchase of over one million acres of land for the creation of 34 reservoirs in five of the seven states in the Tennessee Valley region.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tims_Ford_Lake
  • Landmarks: Devils Den in Tims Ford State Park
Hospitals
(931) 393-3000
1801 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, TN 37388
Airports
Nashville International Airport
1 Terminal Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
80 miles away
Tullahoma Regional Airport
807 William Northern Blvd, Tullahoma, TN 37388
17 miles away
About Tims Ford Lake
Equal Trip to Nashville or Chattanooga

Tims Ford Lake, regarded as one of the best recreational lakes in the southeast, is located under 100 miles from Nashville and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Nashville features the Nashville International Airport, Nashville General Hospital, Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium, and Music Row.

Chattanooga is a scenic city with the Chattanooga Airport, Kindred Hospital, and Mckenzie Arena.

Nearby Winchester is home to grocery outlets, shops, restaurants, museums, and more.

A Wonder of Tennessee

The Tims Ford Dam was finished in 1966 on the Elk River. Its clear, deep waters span 10,700 acres with a maximum depth of 150 feet.

Its 241-mile shoreline is heavily wooded with inlets, coves, rocky overhangs, and a few islands.

Pennington Cave is one of the lake’s less-known but well-loved hangout spots. The cave is deep enough to boat or swim into and only accessible by water.

Recreational Lake with Amazing Fishing

Tims Ford Lake is a hub of all sorts of lake activities like swimming, boating, water skiing, fishing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, or kayaking.

Tims Ford Marina rents out pontoons equipped with a stereo system, sun pad, and lounge seating for a comfortable all-day boating experience. Visit the beautiful Tims Ford State Park for swimming, hiking, golfing, biking, and nature-watching opportunities.

Known as one of the south's best bass fishing lakes, Tims Ford Lake is a popular fishing destination that never disappoints. It has produced trophy-winning large and smallmouth bass measuring 21 inches. It is also a great source of striper, walleye, crappie, and panfish.

Explore Nashville

As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville lives up to its nickname of being “Music City USA.” It is home to many music attractions such as the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a variety of record labels.

The nightlife in Nashville is nothing short of amazing. If of age, check out the downtown bar scenes that include sports bars, karaoke bars, rooftop bars, and famous honky-tonks.

Explore Chattanooga

Twice named Outside Magazine’s “Best Town Ever,” Chattanooga is a fun adventure for every family member.

The “Scenic City” features attractions like the Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga Zoo, Lookout Mountain, Ruby Falls, Creative Discovery Museum, and many more.

The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is a thrill ride that winds down a wooded hillside. The non-motorized carts allow for a smooth ride for singles and doubles.

Some of the Most Desired Lake Property

Tims Ford Lake is a lively atmosphere of recreation, fishing, and fun, making it a desirable location. A permanent residence or vacation rental on this nationally recognized lake would provide limitless opportunities to enjoy lake life.