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« on: Dec 01, 2002, 12:40 »

If anyone has lodging information for this facility, please post it here.

Try checking out the Spring City Motel in Spring City Tennessee. Good people...Bob and Alberta Bowker, and clean rooms for a decent weekly rate.  
"Lakeside Resort" which is about 18 miles from Watts Bar. Family owned (nice people) - private area over looking part of the lake - very quiet. I have a sitting room - separate bedroom and a large refrigerator - laundry on site - bottom line $90.00 a week. Depending on the unit it can go to $135.00. They also have double units etc - not sure of the price. The number is 423-365-9521 ask for Gary or Connie
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« Reply #1 on: Oct 14, 2004, 08:36 »

Closest after all else fails is The Colonial Inn in Soddy Daisy. Small But ok for outage and near store and Food. Next is Red BANK near Chat. town
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« Reply #2 on: Jan 06, 2005, 08:40 »

Campgrounds

Dayton

Bluewater Campground
220 Blue Water Campground Road, 37321
Phone: 423.775.3265

Eden Marina
653 Scenic Lakeview Dr., 37321
Phone: 423.365.6929

Spring City

Arrowhead Resort, Marina and Campground
261 Bennett Dr., 37381
Phone: 423.365.6484

Cedine Bible Camp
333 Cedine Camp Road, 37381-6132
Phone: 423.365.9565

Red Cloud Campgrounds
1408 Groover Road, 37381
Phone: 423.365.5572

 
Hotels/Motels

Dayton

Best Western
7835 Rhea County Hwy., 37321
Phone: 423.775.6560

Days Inn
3914 Rhea County Hwy., 37321
Phone: 423.570.9717

Kelly's Motel
4187 Rhea County Hwy., 37321
Phone: 423.775.1181

Spring City

Spring City Motel
22514 Rhea County Hwy., 37381

Toestring Cottages
2296 Toestring Valley Road, 37381
Phone: 800.851.1656

 
Resorts

Spring City

Arrowhead Resort
261 Bennett Dr., 37381
Phone: 423.365.6484

Lakeside Resort
1190 Whites Creek Road
Phone: 423.365.9521

Rhea Harbor Resort & Marina
385 Lakeshire Dr., 37381
Phone: 423.365.6851

Watts Bar

Watts Bar Resort
6767 Hwy. 68, 37395
Phone: 800.365.9598

 
Bed and Breakfasts

Dayton

Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast
656 Market St., 37321
Phone: 423.775.9288

Hope this Helps

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« Reply #3 on: Apr 25, 2007, 03:09 »

No Vacancy At This Time, Sorry.

Convienant for Watts Bar Workers - If you're looking for a beautiful place to stay, why not consider "Country Heaven"?

www.countryheaventn.com  - Pictures and more information etc. on website.

Please Note: Our Apartment is NON-SMOKING ONLY and no pets.




GARAGE APARTMENT:
The fully furnished garage apartment is situated above a detatched garage, parking underneath deck.   Huge kitchen, washer and dryer.  One queen sized bed.  Outside deck with wrought iron table, chairs and umbrella.  Covered parking for one vehicle.   $190 weekly. Lakeview! (Steep stairs up to apartment, must be physically able to handle these).  Wi-Fi free, must get Dish or DirecTV yourself.  All utilities included.  Fully furnished from top to bottom!  Just bring your personal items.
 This is a ONE bedroom apartment.
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For pictures see our website www.countryheaventn.com

Give us a call at 407-427-6087


  
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« Reply #4 on: Sep 12, 2007, 06:17 »

Check out Sam's Boat Dock.  It is within 5 miles of Watts Bar Dam. We offer cabin rentals and full service RV sites.  All the conveniences needed are within walking distance at Ten Mile, TN:  restaurant, bank, post office, laundramat, convenience store, etc.  Give us a call or check out our Web site: samsboatdock.com.

Sam's Boat Dock
Cabins, Campground and Marina
322 Sam's Boat Dock Rd.
Ten Mile, TN 37880
423-334-5620
Email: samsboatdock@bellsouth.net
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« Reply #5 on: Sep 27, 2007, 08:40 »

I have a very nice 4 bedroom home in Spring City that will be for rent in about 1 month or so. Plese e-mail me for details.
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« Reply #6 on: Feb 10, 2008, 01:22 »

Cottonport Landing RV Park is open year round!!

Full hook up sites or water and electric only!!  Free pumpout service available. 

General Store - groceries, laundromat, full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner, bar, gasoline.

Only 23 miles from Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant.

423-334-4999 - still have openings!!!
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« Reply #7 on: Feb 15, 2008, 09:24 »



I can't find how to get in and post lodging information on this site.  We have numerous properties available for rent, furnished or unfurnished, utilities included or not, about 28 units withing 3 miles from the plant, 10 houses in Spring City and condo's about 40 minutes from the plant.
We currently have about 20 renters here for the outage and all seem to be very pleased with their accomadations.  Please help me figure out how to post our contact information so that anyone coming for the Unit 2 project can contact us.  Thank you, JoAnn for Spring City Rentals

If anyone has lodging information for this facility, please post it here.

Try checking out the Spring City Motel in Spring City Tennessee. Good people...Bob and Alberta Bowker, and clean rooms for a decent weekly rate.  
"Lakeside Resort" which is about 18 miles from Watts Bar. Family owned (nice people) - private area over looking part of the lake - very quiet. I have a sitting room - separate bedroom and a large refrigerator - laundry on site - bottom line $90.00 a week. Depending on the unit it can go to $135.00. They also have double units etc - not sure of the price. The number is 423-365-9521 ask for Gary or Connie











Modified to accurately reflect Mr. Rennhack's quote.  HC
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« Reply #8 on: Feb 15, 2008, 10:40 »


I can't find how to get in and post lodging information on this site.  We have numerous properties available for rent, furnished or unfurnished, utilities included or not, about 28 units withing 3 miles from the plant, 10 houses in Spring City and condo's about 40 minutes from the plant.
We currently have about 20 renters here for the outage and all seem to be very pleased with their accomadations.  Please help me figure out how to post our contact information so that anyone coming for the Unit 2 project can contact us.  Thank you, JoAnn for Spring City Rentals


All you have to do is what you've already done just include your contact information.  You're in the correct forum & thread to do so.  Thanks in advance for getting that information on here and best of luck.

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« Reply #9 on: Mar 14, 2008, 10:45 »

Hello,

Starting up at Watts Bar for U2 Restart. New to the area and I am looking for an available 1 bedroom apt close to the plant between $400-$550 /mth. Any replys are welcome. Thank you

Check with "Country Heaven TN" on this same thread. Apartment over garage would meet your stated needs. Not a lot of traditional apartments near the plant, so this type would be the closest fit.
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« Reply #10 on: Apr 19, 2008, 03:42 »

New Short Term Month to Month Leases Available - Rate changes apply



NEW!! Basement and Garage Apartment Pictures Added To Our Website!  http://www.countryheaventn.com

[ATTENTION: Our 1 bedroom furnished garage apartment will be for ready for rent July 1st.    Steep stairs to access...must be able to climb them.  Fully furnished with linens, pots and pans, dishes, etc]






Just Bring Your Toothbrush!  These are FULLY Furnished!

Basement Apartment:

Private Master bedroom with comfy pillow-top, high king bed, end tables, lamps, armoire, triple dresser with mirror and
closet.  We have just added a desk to the apartment.
We also made another bedroom that is a semi-private area with two comfy pillow-tip twin beds.  There is a Chest of Drawers
and there is room for clothing storage in two closets.  A mutual table and lamp is between the two beds. All linens provided.

There is one bath w/tub/shower with a small vanity cabinet and mirror. Linens provided.
There is outside private entry to basement and laundry room.

Since this is a part of our home we will be carefully placing renters.
Please expect that references will be checked.

No smoking, no children, one pet considered with damage deposit.  Since this is a part of our home we are allowed to discriminate.

We have beautiful accomodations and a killer panoramic lake view.  Public
boat ramp nearby. 

If you are looking for luxury - look no further!
We have happy renters!

Email: butterbloom @  wildblue.net
Alternative: gimmeadeal  @  yahoo.com
You May Call Us At: 423-365-5108

Request an application is you are interested.

Live the good life at Country Heaven!
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« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2008, 09:35 »

WATTS BAR GRILL-N-CHILL  Located 2 miles from Watts Bar Dam on Watts Bar Hwy/Hwy 68.  We have a brand new RV Park with 40 sites that feature a 30 and 50 amp Power Pedestal with an additional 110 volt outlet, water, sewage disposal, and security.  Also on the property is the new WATTS BAR GRILL-N-CHILL RESTAURANT serving 3 meals per day and it is Home of the 6am Happy Hour with daily specials. The GRILL-CHILL has 20 new flat screen televisions, pool table, dart boards, outdoor patio, live entertainment weekly, dine-in, take out, or delivery of food, and always friendly service.  A new laundromat is adjacent to the restaurant for our 40 RV Guests as a do-it-yourself or full laundry services are available. We look forward to seeing you soon!   visit us on the web:  www.wattsbargrillnchill.com or call 423-544-2464  for RV Site lease information.
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« Reply #12 on: Jul 25, 2008, 02:05 »

Watts Bar workers:
Would you like to live less than 4 miles from Unit 2?
Would you like to roll out of bed and be at work in a few minutes?
Would you like to save time and gas commuting to work?

We currently have a large, clean, newly remodeled 2Bd/1Bath Mobile home with new hardwood floors.

Another 3bd/2 bath will be available after the 2nd week in August.

More 2 & 3 bedroom units will be coming available. Lease options

Feel free to call frequently for availabilities.
Call Property manager at 423 285-3298.

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« Reply #13 on: Jul 26, 2008, 09:34 »

Here is a new RV park for those interested:


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Creek View RV Park is brand new and located only 1 mile from Watts Bar Nuclear! Hookups available and water/sewer and electric are included for $375 per month. Owned and operated by local 175 union member. Contact Shawn for details. 423-618-3064

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« Reply #14 on: Jul 27, 2008, 06:12 »

I am going to Watts Bar this week for job interviews.  My wife is coming along so we can scope out the area.  My contact in Watts Bar recommends the Kingston/West Knoxville area.  My on-line search showed such a wide range of places I thought I'd ask the forum here for their input. 

I am looking to buy a house.  I would like something with some wide open space.  Both my kids are out of high school, so school's not an issue.  I'm looking for a reasonable commute for me, but close enough to the city that my wife will not have too far to drive to work/shopping.  She's a supervisor at a credit union and enjoys the banking business, so she'd like to stay in banking, if possible.

Any recommended areas would be greatly appreciated.  TVA has recommended Knoxville or Chatanooga as great places to live.  I don't think I'll have time to scope out both areas so any ideas on how to narrow the search would be great. 

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« Reply #15 on: Jul 27, 2008, 06:21 »

I prefer Chattanooga to just about anywhere in the state. If I were you I'd look around Dayton which is a little bit south of Watts Bar.

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« Reply #16 on: Jul 27, 2008, 07:19 »

Derek,

I am looking hard at TVA.  I recently went through the area, spent a few days and looked at some houses.  The entire area is wonderful.  I found Watts bar lake to be very appealing.  The East side of the lake seemed more appealing to me.  A little more remote, close to work yet close to Kingston, etc.  The waterfront places on the east side seemed to have larger lots than what I found on the west.  It all looks great!  Good Luck let us know how it works out.   Most people I know getting offers from TVA, are taking them.  There must be something great about that little valley.

See http://livingchoices.com/detail.aspx?LID=101-538056664&refer=homegain&sid=11B6623129B2

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« Reply #17 on: Jul 28, 2008, 10:18 »

I worked for TVA at Watts Barr for 2 and half years.  It is really a nice area.  I lived across the river near Sweetwater,TN south of Knoxville on I-75.  If want more info about the plant or the area PM me.
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« Reply #18 on: Jul 28, 2008, 12:31 »

Athens is a nice community too.  It's about 18-19 miles from the plant depending on which side of town your on.  Pretty much smack dab in between Chattanooga and Knoxville on I-75.  I lived there for about 4 yrs the first time I worked at Watts Bar.  I guess there are about 12-15k people roughly for the Athens population.  Everything you need right there. 
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« Reply #19 on: Aug 02, 2008, 02:05 »

Derek,
Since you know Watts Bar is about the same distance from Knoxville and Chattanooga and they are both apx. the same size it just depends on what you want in the city.  Knoxville has the sports, Chattanooga has more on the riverfront ( art, restaurants, shops) I prefer Chattanooga, and I've lived in Athens over 20 years. Both cities are growing towards each other so that's helpful.
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« Reply #20 on: Aug 15, 2008, 10:36 »

Lodging available as close as 5 minutes to project
go to www.springcityrentals.com
everything from RV's to executive homes
Call Roy - 727-423-1385
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« Reply #21 on: Sep 10, 2008, 08:37 »

New house for Rent 1 mile from WB Entrance!!  Fully furnished and Ready to move in! $150/week/2 renters min. NON-SMOKING  For More info Call  423-488-5258
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« Reply #22 on: Sep 16, 2008, 10:13 »

Available Oct 1st - Garage Apt
Available Immediately - Basement Apt.

Both Fully Furnishings, All Utilites Included
Short Term Lease Available.

Check it out...www.countryheaventn.com

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« Reply #23 on: Oct 29, 2008, 11:42 »

If your're looking for a peaceful, family friendly location just minutes from the Watts Bar plant, then check out SAM'S BOAT DOCK in Ten Mile, TN (just off Hwy 304 N in Meigs County, TN).

SAM'S offers fully furnished & equipped cabins & mobile homes and a quiet campground with full hookups and "breathing room."  Our bath-house has been recently renovated with ceramic tile interiors...cleanliness is a must!

Within walking distance of Sam's Boat Dock are restaurants, markets, a post office, a bank, auto mechanic's shop, marine shop w/gas station, and a video store. 

Spend your spare time fishing from the docks for bass, crappie & catfish or just enjoying the view.  Join us for an occasional cookout or a "pot luck" dinner in our beautifully furnished clubhouse overlooking Watts Bar Lake.  Ladies will feel right at home!

Check our website:  www.samsboatdock.com
Email us:  samsboatdock@bellsouth.net
Call us:  423-334-5620
OR just stop by:  322 Sam's Boat Dock Rd., Ten Mile, TN 37880

Looking forward to hearing from you.  Have a GREAT day!!

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« Reply #24 on: Dec 02, 2008, 08:22 »

If your're looking for a peaceful, family friendly location just minutes from the Watts Bar plant, then check out SAM'S BOAT DOCK in Ten Mile, TN (just off Hwy 304 N in Meigs County, TN).

SAM'S offers fully furnished & equipped cabins & mobile homes and a quiet campground with full hookups and "breathing room."  Our bath-house has been recently renovated with ceramic tile interiors...cleanliness is a must!

Within walking distance of Sam's Boat Dock are restaurants, markets, a post office, a bank, auto mechanic's shop, marine shop w/gas station, and a video store. 

Spend your spare time fishing from the docks for bass, crappie & catfish or just enjoying the view.  Join us for an occasional cookout or a "pot luck" dinner in our beautifully furnished clubhouse overlooking Watts Bar Lake.  Ladies will feel right at home!

Check our website:  www.samsboatdock.com
Email us:  samsboatdock@bellsouth.net
Call us:  423-334-5620
OR just stop by:  322 Sam's Boat Dock Rd., Ten Mile, TN 37880

Looking forward to hearing from you.  Have a GREAT day!!



I just arrived in TN from CT.  I report to Watts Bar 8DEC.  My wife and I are looking for a place to stay while we find and finance a home.  We tried to find a place at Sam's, but were turned down because of our dog.  Despite this disappointment I still highly recommend Sam's to anyone looking for quality lodging.  Even though the owners couldn't rent us a place, they went out of their way to help us find an alternate place to stay.  They gave us a tour of the boat dock and a tour of the surrounding area.  They are truly great people.  If the rest of the people we meet in TN are half as nice we'll know we made the right choice by coming to TN. 

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