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Ellen Kooser

Member since: 2008
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Lakeside Luxury @ 'The Lakeside Lounge'

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Lakeside Estates holiday house

House, 6 Bedrooms and 4 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

* This is a newer home located in prestigious Lakeside Estates. It has a triple level deck----plus a sun deck that sits on the water's edge.

* 6 Bedrooms ~ 5 large plus a small loft bedroom. 4 baths. (sleeps 20 + people.)

* Great Room features fantastic views of the water and opens up to fabulous deck. Floor to ceiling windows. Hardwood floors. LCD Flat screen TV and Bose surround system. DIRECT TV and High Speed Internet. FREE PHONE!

* Kitchen has been upgraded with stainless appliances and granite counter-tops. The kitchen opens up to the great room. Kitchen features a full pantry, pots and pans, dishes and silverware with service for 30, blenders, coffee pot, serving trays, everything you need.

* Dining room is open to kitchen and great room.

* Game Room features another large flat TV with video games. Extra fridge and laundry are located on lower level.

* Dock features one covered slip and one uncovered slip. Boat Ramp on site.

Longitude = -84.03860807418823

Latitude = 36.374087630957376

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Ellen Kooser (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks english

About Ellen Kooser

The Kooser Family!

Welcome to the Lakeside Lounge! We hope you love and enjoy this home as much as we do! We are the Koosers. We have 3 sons and we built this home for our family as a place to build many happy memories. We hope you do the same!

Ellen Kooser purchased this house in 2008

Why Ellen Kooser chose La Follette

This home is much more than your average 'rental'. When you stay here, you will feel as if you are staying at a friend's retreat. Just read our reviews from happy repeat guests.

What makes this house unique

When we built this home, we had just come home from a trip to St Martin in the Caribbean. The house we stayed at was phenomenal and I wanted to copy all the things we enjoyed in that unique property. So we added things most rentals don't offer. Personal items...high end appliances....beautiful dishes and full bar...big comfy beds with lots of pillows and high thread count sheets and Pottery Barn quilts. We furnished the home with our personal items and custom leather furniture from Arhaus Furniture. I want our friends and family and guests to feel like they are staying in a first class resort. I hope they do! Finally, we want the home to be excuses. And we work hard to give every guest a feeling of being welcome.


based on 21 traveller reviews

Lakeside Luxury @ 'The Lakeside Lounge'
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Perfect house to make memories!

  • 5 of 5

This house was picture perfect upon arrival. The owners and cleaning team made sure the first impression was stunning! Clean, well decorated, and well accessorized made this house perfect for our group of 17 guests from 10 -99 years in age. Three large master suites, two big bunk rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, gathering spaces inside and out were all utilized during our week-long stay. The lakeside lounge is also in a perfect location - quiet inlet off the lake for swimming and cocktails on the dock, close enough to several marinas, and the "Dare to do it" Jumping Bridge. Its also close enough to town to pick up the last minute needs for the grill or cooler to make each day a rewarding adventure vacation all on its own. The owners of this great property made sure we were connected with boating options from Oasis Watersports who delivered an almost brand new pontoon boat to the dock at the house before we even arrived. This beauty sat 16 and allowed us to take almost our entire crew for morning, or evening excursions around the TVA's first project in the USA. I can't say enough about this house, the owners, and the experience. We will try to come back again as it was also the perfect centralized gathering point for family from VA, TX, GA and Ohio. We will be repeat "USERS of the KOOSERS!"

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a great review! Thank you so much for the kind words & please come back anytime! We love that you brought your 99 year old grandmother. That's awesome! We hope to have you as our guests again soon.
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Wonderful Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The Lakeside Lounge is the perfect place for a family vacation. The home is beautiful and has everything you will need. The location is perfect. We loved feeling like we were in a private neighborhood on the lake - which was simply beautiful. We enjoyed our days fishing, boating, jet skiing, and rafting. Our teenagers all loved it too. We hope to come again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy to hear you had a great family vacation. Please come back again soon. We love repeat guests!
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Just like home

  • 5 of 5

We felt right at home in this beautifully well kept home away from home. Gorgeous lake view every morning. Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac, fun water sports, close to the "jumping bridge". You couldn't ask for more. The owners pride shows in how nicely decorated and well stocked with everything that you need the house is. Truly does not feel like a rental property. We will definitely be brining our family back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to review the house. We love having you as our guests and the house will always be available for you! Come back next year!
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Gorgeous home with fantastic view of the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Everything our family is looking for is included with this gorgeous lake house. Large kitchen, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. 2 decks and a private hot tub over looking the lake and dock. Plenty of room for boats, paddle boards and jet skis. We love our annual trip to Norris Lake and this special home has helped create many fun memories

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate all your kind words. We love having repeat guests, so please come back soon!
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We love Lakeside!!!

  • 5 of 5

Lakeside is truly a home away from home. Surrounded by luxury and beauty both inside and out. Lakeside provides all the amenities anyone could wish for with comfort and ambience of being in your own home until you step out onto the amazing decks and take in the spectacular view of the lake!!!

We look forward to our yearly visits and are now making it out twice a year!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! It's a pleasure having you as guests in our home! We really appreciate the kind words! Please come back again soon! We love repeat guests!
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MY FAVORITE house on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

THE BEST house on the lake to stay at! We recently stayed here for a guys' trip at the end of summer. Could not have gone smoother. The house is meticulously clean, everything worked, and it was as if the house had never been rented before. As an owner of a boat rental service on Norris Lake, I see all different types of houses/renters on the lake, and it is a VERY tough business. This house and the homeowners are the best there is, and they always take care of their renters! Perfect location, perfect house, perfect owners!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx for the review Eric! You guys are welcome in our home anytime! You also have the BEST boat rental business on the lake. We appreciate your kind words!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Lakeside Estates, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season
10 Sep 2016 - 1 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017
6 May 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$326
Tax Rate 14.25%

We offer discounted rates in the off season. Please call or email owners directly for special pricing.

Payment due in full 90 days before check-in.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lakeside Estates, Tennessee

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 4 double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 4 double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 single bed
  • * 6 Bedrooms plus a small loft bedroom. 4 baths. (sleeps 20 + people.)
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Private Gated Community, with swimming pool and private boat ramp.