Located on a scenic peninsula overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains, with 10 miles of shoreline along Lake Tellico, Rarity Bay is ideal for retirees as well as second home and vacation property buyers seeking peaceful waterfront living in a private golf and equestrian community.
Home to over 400 families. All amenities are in place and include 18 holes of championship golf, world-class equestrian facilities with 10 miles of riding trails, an elegant Clubhouse with casual and fine dining, a Swim & Tennis Club, a bustling Activity Center and private boat docks.
Luxury homes for sale in this private, East Tennessee waterfront community include custom estate homes, villas and condos--each with distinctive French Country architecture; waterfront, water view and golf course lots are also available, with no time frame to build.
With a mild four-season climate, low cost of living, no state income tax and top ranking medical facilities, East Tennessee is a popular retirement destination for retirees and second home buyers alike. The community is just a short drive to local restaurants, shopping and area attractions and only a 30-45 minute drive into Knoxville.
Golf: Rarity Bay's 18-hole Par 72 championship golf course designed by DeVictor Langham features a practice range, putting green, golf pro and golf school.
Clubhouse: An elegant French Country designed clubhouse offers fine dining, a Grille room, a fully stocked pro shop and private meeting rooms.
Equestrian: The fully equipped Equestrian Center at Rarity Bay includes boarding, pasturing, riding lessons, a lighted show arena and 10 miles of riding trails. Veterinarian, grooming and specialized horse training are just a few of the many services offered.
Walking Trails: Miles of walking trails throughout the community showcase Rarity Bay's magnificent views and surroundings.
Boat Slips: Residents have private docking privileges at one of the many boat slips located within Rarity Bay.
Community Gardens: Rarity Bay residents can plant and grow their own flowers, fruits and vegetables in the community gardens.
Activity Center: The social hub of the community, the activity center always has something going on including wine tasting events, holiday parties, resident meetings or art shows.
Swim & Tennis Club: Adjacent to the clubhouse, the Swim & Tennis Club at Rarity Bay features an outdoor pool and tennis courts.
Dog Park: Rusty's Place, a community dog park created and maintained by the residents of Rarity Bay, sits on a one to two-acre parcel with sweeping views all around.
Lake Tellico: With fantastic views of the Great Smoky Mountains, popular activities on Lake Tellico include sailing, boating, fishing, waterskiing, and jet skiing. Home to a vast assortment of wildlife along its banks- whitetail deer and turkey make regular appearances.
Location: Rarity Bay is 45 minutes to downtown Knoxville, Turkey Creek Shopping Center, the Tyson McGhee Airport in Knoxville and the University of Tennessee. Chattanooga is about 60 minutes south on I-75.
Lots For Sale: Golf, parkland, waterview and waterfront lots are priced from $13,900 to $595,000.
Condos For Sale: Condos are priced from $169,900 to $290,000.
Homes For Sale: Custom and resale homes are priced from $283,500 to $1.35 million.
Rarity Bay Welcomes Growth Spurt in 2013 and Expects More for 2014 Vonore, TN (Jan. 29, 2014) – Rarity Bay, a gated community of 450 residences on Tellico Lake in East Tennessee, saw a significant increase in housing starts during 2013. Construction began on 13 new homes during the 2013 year, which is more than the previous three years combined! With just a few weeks into the new 2014 year, another 6 new homes are in various stages of the architectural review process and are expected to break ground in the next few months. Several others are expected to be submitted for architectural review within the coming weeks and the increased growth trend is expected to continue in 2014.
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