Vonore, Tennessee

Rarity Bay

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Homes, Townhomes, Condos:
$139,900 - $2,800,000
Lots:
$19,900 - $595,000

Homes, Townhomes, Condos

Rarity Bay
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 lakefront 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.

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  • Acreage

    960 acres (384 hectares)

  • 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.

  • Walking Trails

    Miles of walking trails throughout the community showcase Rarity Bay's magnificent views and surroundings.

  • Boat Slips

    Residents have private docking privileges or use 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, Fitness & Pickleball Club

    Adjacent to the clubhouse, the Swim & Tennis Club at Rarity Bay features an outdoor pool, fitness facility, tennis and pickleball 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.

  • Tellico Lake

    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 30 minutes from west Knoxville and Turkey Creek Shopping Center, 45 minutes from downtown Knoxville, the Tyson McGhee Airport in Knoxville and the University of Tennessee. Chattanooga is about 60 minutes south on I-75..

  • Lots For Sale

    Priced from $19,900 to $595,000

  • Condos For Sale

    Priced from $139,900 to $229,900

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from $245,000 to $2.8 million

  • Prices subject to change. Offer void where prohibited by law.

Rarity Bay

150 Rarity Bay Pkwy

Vonore, Tennessee 37885

35.6321643 -84.2557663

Real Estate Listings at Rarity Bay

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869 Rarity Bay Pkwy

Vonore, TN

$799,000 5,000 Sq Ft
3 Bedrooms | 4 Full Baths
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200 Eagle Circle

Vonore, TN

$736,600 4,000 Sq Ft
3 Bedrooms | 2 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath
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Rarity Bay Condominiums

Vonore, TN

From $179,900 1,288 Sq Ft
2 Bedrooms | 2 Full Baths
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Paradise

Nancy H - Verified Resident (Since 2014)

We fell in love with the beauty of the lake and mountains and the sense of serenity within the gates when we first visited Rarity Bay. These emotions have continued in the years we have lived here and have been enhanced by the wonderful group of people who choose to call Rarity Bay home!

A Rare Community of Panoramic Views ,Great Neighbors and many Activities.

John & Cindy E - Verified Resident (Since 2014)

Coming from the Midwest to the South has been a welcoming cultural change for us. Initially we came for relief of the harsher northern winters, but in Rarity Bay we found so much more than just a warmer climate. The people of Rarity Bay come from many different areas of the country as well as many different professions, life experiences and reg ...

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We in Rarity Bay are a family!

J&K - Verified Resident (Since 2008)

We moved here for the lake, the mountains, and the views - - but we quickly discovered that the best aspect of Rarity Bay is the wonderful group of friendly, active, social and downright terrific people that live here!

Living The Dream, the Views are great, but the real beauty in Rarity Bay are the people who live here

Tony and Cindy P. - Verified Resident (Since 2012 )

We have lived in Rarity Bay for the past 6 years. We purchased our lot in 2008 so we know the area pretty well. Like most people who visit Rarity Bay for the first time you are taken back by the wide open lake/mountain views and the beautiful homes. It wasn't until we moved here that we really found the beauty in Rarity Bay. The people are so warm ...

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Our Slice of Heaven at Rarity Bay

Jeff L - Verified Resident (Since 2015)

Kathy and I made the move to Rarity Bay from San Diego several years back. We’d lived and raised our family in San Diego for over 40 years. Nervous, you bet we were. This community welcomed us with open arms. They are a diverse group of warm and caring people. We built our forever home here on “ The Bay” and couldn’t be happier. Boating has become ...

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Dream Come True

Sue F - Verified Resident (Since 2016)

We visited Rarity Bay almost 5 years ago on a friend’s recommendation. We toured Rarity Bay and surrounding communities one weekend and put a bid in on our lot. We knew Rarity Bay was perfect for us. We built our dream home and moved in 2 years ago. We are thrilled with our decision! Great people, great area- we absolutely LOVE Rarity Bay!!!

A Little Slice of Heaven

The Foleys - Verified Resident (Since 2010)

My husband came to play golf here while we were living in Texas. At the end of the round he texted me, "I just shot a 71 on a beautiful course in Tennessee. Sell the house in Texas, we are moving to Tennessee." When we came up again for work, we rented a condo & found one to buy. We loved it so much here we never went home. After selling our Texas ...

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More than a pretty place!

Betsy B. - Verified Resident (Since April 2014)

The beauty of Rarity Bay is more than what you see when you drive through the gates. The true beauty is the people and the friendliness that abounds here. I have never lived in a more enjoyable and welcoming place. Traveling is still something I enjoy, but it is always good to come “home” to Rarity Bay!

Friendly, fun, full of activities

Duane and Dot - Verified Resident (Since 2004)

Since our move to RB in 2004 we have met many wonderful, friendly and helpful people. There are more than enough activities and things for us to choose to keep us happily involved in and with the community.