Cumberland Overlook offers homesites for sale in an exceptionally private natural environment near Crossville, Tennessee. A 1,351-acre conservation easement adjoins this 700-acre Tennessee mountain community set on the Cumberland Plateau. The community is just minutes from the Fall Creek Falls State Park, within a triangle formed by the cities of Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.
The area is a playground for outdoor sports enthusiasts, and eco-tourism is a large factor in East/Central Tennessee’s appeal. Popular activities include boating, kayaking, white water rafting, fishing, horseback riding, golfing and mountain biking. Residents can spend the morning hiking, enjoy lunch at a quaint country eatery, purchase antiques or local art, catch a music festival or visit a historical landmark, then end the day with a backyard campfire under the stars.
The Cumberland Plateau area benefits from a generally mild climate and an abundance of scenic parklands which offer recreational opportunities throughout the seasons. Tennessee has no state income tax and no personal property taxes, with a generally low cost of living. Send me information now!
Acreage 2,000 acres (800 hectares)
Fall Creek Falls State Park This 20,000-acre state park combines miles of scenic woodlands, creeks and waterfalls with extensive recreational facilities. Park amenities include an inn and conference center, cabins and campgrounds, covered picnic pavilions and a seasonal Olympic-size swimming pool.
Golf Nearby Only minutes to the highly rated Fall Creek Falls public golf course at Fall Creek Falls State Park is one of nine public courses included in the Tennessee Golf Trail. Also accessible from Cumberland Overlook is the Jack Nicklaus-designed Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain, generally ranked as the best course on the Tennessee Golf Trail.
Hiking & Biking Fall Creek Falls State Park has more than 34 miles of hiking trails, three miles of paved bike paths and 15 miles of moderately difficult mountain bike trails.
Boating & Fishing Cumberland Overlook homeowners have quick access to boating and fishing on 345-acre Fall Creek Falls Lake. Pedal boats, canoes and aluminum fishing boats may be rented through the State Park office. The property is also convenient to a number of eastern Tennessee canoeing, kayaking and whitewater rafting destinations.
Equestrian Guided trail rides are offered by a private vendor that operates the horse stables in Fall Creek Falls State Park.
Recreation Additional recreational amenities at Fall Creek Falls State Park include playgrounds and sports fields, a nature center, a 300-seat amphitheatre and a year-round program of family-friendly events and activities.
Area Attractions Visit historic Gatlinburg, Tennessee, spend the day at the Dollywood amusement park, travel to the Smokey Mountains or take in a show at the Grand Ole Opry only two hours away.
Shopping Grocery stores, pharmacies, banking and other daily needs are accessible about 10 minutes away in Pikeville. Major outlet stores, Cumberland County Playhouse and fine dining are only a 35 minute drive to nearby Crossville.
Waterfront Dining The Fall Creek Falls Restaurant in Fall Creek Falls State Park serves Southern-style buffet fare in a casual setting. Additional dining choices are available about 20 minutes away in Pikeville and other nearby communities.
Health Care Several family medical practices are located 10 minutes away in the town of Pikeville as well as a satellite of Erlanger hospital system. Other hospital services are available 40 to 65 miles away in McMinnville, Cookeville and Chattanooga.
Airport Access Cumberland Overlook is just over 60 miles from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, with nonstop passenger service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Chicago, Orlando and other major cities.