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Watauga Lake Homes For Sale
Tennessee

Watauga Lake Homes For Sale
Tennessee

Watauga Lake, Tennessee

Also known by the name Watauga Reservoir, Watauga Lake real estate is considered a top twenty market for lake homes and lake lots in Tennessee.

 

There are typically 40 lake homes for sale on Watauga Lake at any given time. The lake will usually have 70 or so lake lots and land for sale.

 

Watauga Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $622,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is a mid-sized Tennessee lake, and has a shoreline of 104 miles.

Watauga Lake Real Estate Agent

Deb Short Taylor

Lake Homes Realty

(423) 799-3207

 
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Lake Homes Realty

(423) 799-3207

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Watauga Lake Real Estate

Total Listings
93
Total Value
$40,033,405
Updated as of
09-19-2018

Watauga Lake, Tennessee

Also known by the name Watauga Reservoir, Watauga Lake real estate is considered a top twenty market for lake homes and lake lots in Tennessee.

 

There are typically 40 lake homes for sale on Watauga Lake at any given time. The lake will usually have 70 or so lake lots and land for sale.

 

Watauga Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $622,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is a mid-sized Tennessee lake, and has a shoreline of 104 miles.

 

Watauga Lake Real Estate for Sale

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0 Norris Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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0 Norris Rd

$2,900,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 125.1

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lot 9 Dugger Bridge Rd Lot 9, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

lot 9 Dugger Bridge Rd Lot 9

$48,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 2.55

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698 Goose Bradley Ln, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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698 Goose Bradley Ln

$4,200,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2948

Acreage: 0.5

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450 COWAN TOWN ROAD, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: VIEW FROM LAKE TO FARM

450 COWAN TOWN ROAD

$2,750,000

Acreage: 94.5

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381 Big Oak Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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381 Big Oak Drive

$2,675,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 9406

Acreage: 5

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640 Harbour Pointe Lot 49, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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640 Harbour Pointe Lot 49

$975,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 7|  SF: 5034

Acreage: 3.96

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282 Campbell Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: House View
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282 Campbell Road

$949,700

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3264

Acreage: 6.06

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1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd

$825,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 6|  SF: 4558

Acreage: 0.75

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TBD Highway 67 W, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Highway 67 W

$799,900

Acreage: 43.4

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234 Cable Hollow Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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234 Cable Hollow Rd

$799,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3605

Acreage: 1.3

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596 Harbour Pointe Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Astounding
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596 Harbour Pointe Road

$798,800

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 3213

Acreage: 0.43

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115 Harbor View Lot 26, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

115 Harbor View Lot 26

$794,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 3544

Acreage: 1.11

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TBD Buntontown & Norris RD., Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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TBD Buntontown & Norris RD.

$779,000

Acreage: 111.5

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2558 Sink Valley Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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2558 Sink Valley Road

$775,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 943

Acreage: 26.62

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512 N. Dugger Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 512 N Dugger Road
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512 N. Dugger Road

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 1161

Acreage: 75

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1297 Sugar Grove Church Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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1297 Sugar Grove Church Rd

$749,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2800

Acreage: 0.94

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249 Cable Hollow Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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249 Cable Hollow Rd

$725,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 3193

Acreage: 4.78

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310 COVE RIDGE ROAD, MOUNTAIN CITY, TN 37640 - Image 1: 310 COVE RIDGE ROAD
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310 COVE RIDGE ROAD

$695,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 4104

Acreage: 0.9

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621 Harbour Pointe Rd Lot 44, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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621 Harbour Pointe Rd Lot 44

$695,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2920

Acreage: 0.45

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3003 Draft Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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3003 Draft Road

$659,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2478

Acreage: 2.1

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About Watauga Lake

East of Elizabethtown, Tennessee, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest lies Watauga Lake. Created in 1948, Watauga Lake is the TVA's highest elevated reservoir in Tennessee.

 

Located in the scenic Smokey Mountains, Watauga Lake covers Johnson and Carter counties. The lake has 105 miles of shoreline, covering 6,430 acres and a max depth of 265 feet.

 

One of the biggest annual events on the lake is the 4th of July Boat parade. Started in 2001, every year participants decorate their boats, meet at the dam, and make their way up the lake. Prizes are awarded to boats with the best decoration.

 

Watauga Lake has several fee-based public and private boat launches available. With several golf courses conveniently located around the lake and an abundance of freshwater fish from walleye to small mouth bass, there is always something interesting to do.

Sell Your Lake Home

Off Market Properties

Watauga Lake Amenities

Marinas

Pioneer Landing at Cherokee Overlook

(423) 768-3164

Website

 

105 Cowan Town Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Mallard Cove Marina

(423) 768-3440

Website

 

200 Mallard Cove Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Cove Ridge Marina and Yacht Club

(423) 768-3760

Website

 

947 Piercetown Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Fish Springs Marina

(423) 768-2336

Website

 

191 Fish Springs Rd

Hampton, TN 37658

 

Golf Courses

Redtail Mountain Golf Club

(423) 727-7931

Website

 

300 Clubhouse Ln

Mountain City, TN 37683

 

Elizabethtown Golf Course

(423) 542-8051

Website

 

185 Buck Van Huss Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

 

Pine Oak Golf Course

(423) 434-6250

Website

 

1709 Buffalo Rd

Johnson City, TN 37604

 

Campgrounds

Bay View Family Campground and Marina

(423) 768-0434

Website

 

16335 Hwy 67

Butler, TN 37640

TVA Watauga Dam tailwater Campground

(423) 542-3533

Website

 

744 Wilbur Dam Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

Cardens Bluff Campground

(423) 735-1500

Website

 

Cherokee National Forest

Hampton, TN 37658

Misty Waters Bait and Camping

(423) 543-1702

Website

 

246 Wilbur Dam Rd

37643, TN 37643

Watauga Lake Information

State: Tennessee

Counties: Carter County, Johnson County

Alternate lake name: Watauga Reservoir

Dam name: Watauga Dam

Operated/Managed by: Tennessee Valley Authority

Year built/completed: 1942

Is the lake in the mountains: Yes

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: May - Jun

Water drops: 10 ft

Acreage covered: 6,340

Miles of shoreline: 104

Average lake depth: 16 ft

Deepest lake depth: 265 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: Most

Shoreline part of state park: Most

Watauga Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Those less than 12 years old must have a supervisor on board who is at least 18 years old and able to take immediate control of the vessel. The supervisor, if born after January 1, 1989, also must have a Boating Safety Education Certificate issued by the TWRA.

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance

Houseboats allowed: Yes with restrictions

Hospital nearest Watauga Lake

Sycamore Shoals Hospital

150 W Elk Ave

Elizabethton, TN 37643

(423) 542-1300

Website

Other Watauga Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Channel Catfish, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Walleye

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: 4th of July Boat Parade

Sailing clubs: Yes

Interesting facts: Original town of Butler, TN now sits at the bottom of the lake

Known for: "Third cleanest lake in the country"

Number of public boat ramps: 4

Nearest Airports to Watauga Lake

Major

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28208

122 miles away

Minor

Elizabethtown Municipal

415 TN-91, Elizabethton, TN 37643

33 miles away

0 Norris Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

0 Norris Rd

$2,900,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 125.1

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
lot 9 Dugger Bridge Rd Lot 9, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

lot 9 Dugger Bridge Rd Lot 9

$48,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 2.55

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
698 Goose Bradley Ln, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
New Listing
Waterfront

698 Goose Bradley Ln

$4,200,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2948

Acreage: 0.5

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450 COWAN TOWN ROAD, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: VIEW FROM LAKE TO FARM

450 COWAN TOWN ROAD

$2,750,000

Acreage: 94.5

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381 Big Oak Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

381 Big Oak Drive

$2,675,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 9406

Acreage: 5

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640 Harbour Pointe Lot 49, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

640 Harbour Pointe Lot 49

$975,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 7|  SF: 5034

Acreage: 3.96

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
282 Campbell Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: House View
Waterfront

282 Campbell Road

$949,700

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3264

Acreage: 6.06

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1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Price Change
Waterfront

1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd

$825,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 6|  SF: 4558

Acreage: 0.75

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
TBD Highway 67 W, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Highway 67 W

$799,900

Acreage: 43.4

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
234 Cable Hollow Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

234 Cable Hollow Rd

$799,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3605

Acreage: 1.3

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
596 Harbour Pointe Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Astounding
Price Change
Waterfront

596 Harbour Pointe Road

$798,800

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 3213

Acreage: 0.43

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
115 Harbor View Lot 26, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

115 Harbor View Lot 26

$794,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 3544

Acreage: 1.11

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TBD Buntontown & Norris RD., Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

TBD Buntontown & Norris RD.

$779,000

Acreage: 111.5

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2558 Sink Valley Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

2558 Sink Valley Road

$775,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 943

Acreage: 26.62

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
512 N. Dugger Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 512 N Dugger Road
Waterfront

512 N. Dugger Road

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 1161

Acreage: 75

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1297 Sugar Grove Church Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

1297 Sugar Grove Church Rd

$749,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2800

Acreage: 0.94

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
249 Cable Hollow Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

249 Cable Hollow Rd

$725,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 3193

Acreage: 4.78

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
310 COVE RIDGE ROAD, MOUNTAIN CITY, TN 37640 - Image 1: 310 COVE RIDGE ROAD
Waterfront

310 COVE RIDGE ROAD

$695,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 0|  SF: 4104

Acreage: 0.9

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621 Harbour Pointe Rd Lot 44, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
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621 Harbour Pointe Rd Lot 44

$695,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2920

Acreage: 0.45

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN
3003 Draft Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1
Waterfront

3003 Draft Road

$659,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2478

Acreage: 2.1

View Details »Watauga Lake, TN

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About Watauga Lake

East of Elizabethtown, Tennessee, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest lies Watauga Lake. Created in 1948, Watauga Lake is the TVA's highest elevated reservoir in Tennessee.

 

Located in the scenic Smokey Mountains, Watauga Lake covers Johnson and Carter counties. The lake has 105 miles of shoreline, covering 6,430 acres and a max depth of 265 feet.

 

One of the biggest annual events on the lake is the 4th of July Boat parade. Started in 2001, every year participants decorate their boats, meet at the dam, and make their way up the lake. Prizes are awarded to boats with the best decoration.

 

Watauga Lake has several fee-based public and private boat launches available. With several golf courses conveniently located around the lake and an abundance of freshwater fish from walleye to small mouth bass, there is always something interesting to do.

Watauga Lake Information

State: Tennessee

Counties: Carter County, Johnson County

Alternate lake name: Watauga Reservoir

Dam name: Watauga Dam

Operated/Managed by: Tennessee Valley Authority

Year built/completed: 1942

Is the lake in the mountains: Yes

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: May - Jun

Water drops: 10 ft

Acreage covered: 6,340

Miles of shoreline: 104

Average lake depth: 16 ft

Deepest lake depth: 265 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: Most

Shoreline part of state park: Most

Watauga Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Those less than 12 years old must have a supervisor on board who is at least 18 years old and able to take immediate control of the vessel. The supervisor, if born after January 1, 1989, also must have a Boating Safety Education Certificate issued by the TWRA.

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance

Houseboats allowed: Yes with restrictions

Hospital nearest Watauga Lake

Sycamore Shoals Hospital

150 W Elk Ave

Elizabethton, TN 37643

(423) 542-1300

Website

Other Watauga Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Channel Catfish, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Walleye

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: 4th of July Boat Parade

Sailing clubs: Yes

Interesting facts: Original town of Butler, TN now sits at the bottom of the lake

Known for: "Third cleanest lake in the country"

Number of public boat ramps: 4

Nearest Airports to Watauga Lake

Major

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28208

122 miles away

Minor

Elizabethtown Municipal

415 TN-91, Elizabethton, TN 37643

33 miles away

Watauga Lake Amenities

Marinas

Pioneer Landing at Cherokee Overlook

(423) 768-3164

Website

 

105 Cowan Town Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Mallard Cove Marina

(423) 768-3440

Website

 

200 Mallard Cove Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Cove Ridge Marina and Yacht Club

(423) 768-3760

Website

 

947 Piercetown Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Fish Springs Marina

(423) 768-2336

Website

 

191 Fish Springs Rd

Hampton, TN 37658

 

Golf Courses

Redtail Mountain Golf Club

(423) 727-7931

Website

 

300 Clubhouse Ln

Mountain City, TN 37683

 

Elizabethtown Golf Course

(423) 542-8051

Website

 

185 Buck Van Huss Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

 

Pine Oak Golf Course

(423) 434-6250

Website

 

1709 Buffalo Rd

Johnson City, TN 37604

 

Campgrounds

Bay View Family Campground and Marina

(423) 768-0434

Website

 

16335 Hwy 67

Butler, TN 37640

TVA Watauga Dam tailwater Campground

(423) 542-3533

Website

 

744 Wilbur Dam Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

Cardens Bluff Campground

(423) 735-1500

Website

 

Cherokee National Forest

Hampton, TN 37658

Misty Waters Bait and Camping

(423) 543-1702

Website

 

246 Wilbur Dam Rd

37643, TN 37643