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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
157
Total Value
$46,028,348
Updated as of
08-04-2020

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 Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
Waterfront

0 Norris Road

$2,900,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 125.1

Status: Active

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TBD Buntontown & Norris Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
Waterfront

TBD Buntontown & Norris Road

$1,300,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 111.5

Status: Active

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515 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 - Image 1: 995FAEFC-B67D-4D45-98D2-EEE3A41D6FFB
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515 Wilbur Dam Road

$649,000

Featured Listing

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3400

Acreage: 6.7

Status: Active

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Lot 20 Pine Point Cir, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 1725F7D9-6752-4482-BB2F-2B552986A346
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Lot 20 Pine Point Cir

$250,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1

Status: Active

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Lot 92 Harbour View, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: AB93F4E3-6A3F-47B2-8B79-402689420182
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Lot 92 Harbour View

$82,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.55

Status: Active

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#4 Hickory Hill Ln Lane, Bulter, TN 37640 - Image 1: hhl
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#4 Hickory Hill Ln Lane

$70,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 2.32

Status: Active

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0 Linda LN, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: Main View

0 Linda LN

$11,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.55

Status: Active

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0 LINDA Lane, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1

0 LINDA Lane

$11,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.75

Status: Active

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698 Goose Bradley Lane, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 20200608_1721
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698 Goose Bradley Lane

$3,400,000

Acreage: 30

Status: Contingent - Show

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381 Big Oak Drive Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: DJI_0019 (1)
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381 Big Oak Drive Drive

$3,100,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 7756

Acreage: 8.98

Status: Active

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111 Springer Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
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111 Springer Road

$1,600,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4500

Acreage: 3.08

Status: Active

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150 Holly Pointe, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: IMG_8434
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150 Holly Pointe

$1,300,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4152

Acreage: 0.49

Status: Active

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TBD Hwy 67, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: DSCF3432

TBD Hwy 67

$997,900

Acreage: 288.2

Status: Active

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0 Heaton Branch Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Pointer to property

0 Heaton Branch Road

$799,000

Acreage: 219.76

Status: Active

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115 Harbor View Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 2019-10-16_19-04-57_681

115 Harbor View Road

$799,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: |  SF: 3250

Acreage: 1.11

Status: Active

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0 Of Mountain Wynd Drive West, Bulter, TN 37640 - Image 1: 1_Mountain Wynd Ln-12
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0 Of Mountain Wynd Drive West

$750,000

Acreage: 74.8

Status: Active

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2063 Lakeview Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: DSC08109
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2063 Lakeview Drive

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3612

Acreage: 30.01

Status: Contingent - Show

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155 Cable Hollow Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 155 Cable Hollow Rd-51
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155 Cable Hollow Road

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3650

Acreage: 4.35

Status: Active

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249 Cable Hollow Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
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249 Cable Hollow Road

$725,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: |  SF: 3948

Acreage: 4.78

Status: Active

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310 Cove Ridge Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 310 COVE RIDGE ROAD
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310 Cove Ridge Road

$695,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: |  SF: 4392

Acreage: 0.9

Status: Active

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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 Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
Waterfront

0 Norris Road

$2,900,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 125.1

Status: Active

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TBD Buntontown & Norris Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
Waterfront

TBD Buntontown & Norris Road

$1,300,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 111.5

Status: Active

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515 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 - Image 1: 995FAEFC-B67D-4D45-98D2-EEE3A41D6FFB
Waterfront

515 Wilbur Dam Road

$649,000

Featured Listing

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3400

Acreage: 6.7

Status: Active

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Lot 20 Pine Point Cir, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 1725F7D9-6752-4482-BB2F-2B552986A346
Waterfront

Lot 20 Pine Point Cir

$250,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1

Status: Active

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Lot 92 Harbour View, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: AB93F4E3-6A3F-47B2-8B79-402689420182
Waterfront

Lot 92 Harbour View

$82,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.55

Status: Active

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#4 Hickory Hill Ln Lane, Bulter, TN 37640 - Image 1: hhl
Waterfront

#4 Hickory Hill Ln Lane

$70,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 2.32

Status: Active

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0 Linda LN, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: Main View

0 Linda LN

$11,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.55

Status: Active

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0 LINDA Lane, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1

0 LINDA Lane

$11,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.75

Status: Active

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698 Goose Bradley Lane, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 20200608_1721
Waterfront

698 Goose Bradley Lane

$3,400,000

Acreage: 30

Status: Contingent - Show

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381 Big Oak Drive Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: DJI_0019 (1)
Waterfront

381 Big Oak Drive Drive

$3,100,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 7756

Acreage: 8.98

Status: Active

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111 Springer Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
Waterfront

111 Springer Road

$1,600,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4500

Acreage: 3.08

Status: Active

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150 Holly Pointe, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: IMG_8434
Waterfront

150 Holly Pointe

$1,300,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4152

Acreage: 0.49

Status: Active

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TBD Hwy 67, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: DSCF3432

TBD Hwy 67

$997,900

Acreage: 288.2

Status: Active

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0 Heaton Branch Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Pointer to property

0 Heaton Branch Road

$799,000

Acreage: 219.76

Status: Active

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115 Harbor View Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 2019-10-16_19-04-57_681

115 Harbor View Road

$799,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: |  SF: 3250

Acreage: 1.11

Status: Active

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0 Of Mountain Wynd Drive West, Bulter, TN 37640 - Image 1: 1_Mountain Wynd Ln-12
Waterfront

0 Of Mountain Wynd Drive West

$750,000

Acreage: 74.8

Status: Active

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2063 Lakeview Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: DSC08109
Waterfront

2063 Lakeview Drive

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3612

Acreage: 30.01

Status: Contingent - Show

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155 Cable Hollow Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 155 Cable Hollow Rd-51
New Listing
Waterfront

155 Cable Hollow Road

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3650

Acreage: 4.35

Status: Active

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249 Cable Hollow Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: Photo 1
Waterfront

249 Cable Hollow Road

$725,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: |  SF: 3948

Acreage: 4.78

Status: Active

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310 Cove Ridge Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 310 COVE RIDGE ROAD
Waterfront

310 Cove Ridge Road

$695,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: |  SF: 4392

Acreage: 0.9

Status: Active

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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