Tellico Village

Started in the late 1980s, Tellico Village was the first community located on Tellico Lake. Made up of eight different neighborhoods, Tellico Village is home to roughly 7,000 people.

Take a look at the storied history of Tellico Village here.

Why We Love Tellico Village Real Estate

This beautiful lakefront community has easy access to one of the most beautiful lakes in the Southeast. Tellico Lake has stunning Smoky Mountain views. The water on the lake is clear and clean, making it the perfect location for any lake-related activities including boating, swimming, and fishing.

Tellico Village is the most established community in the Tellico area. It’s one of the largest 55+ communities in Tennessee and has tons of activities.

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Neighborhoods In Tellico Village

Tellico Village is home to a handful of subdivisions including:

Amenities In Tellico Village

The Tellico Village Property Owner’s Association (TVPOA) includes all eight neighborhoods that make up Tellico Village. The POA membership dues give residents access to all the amenities that are part of Tellico Village.

Residents of the community enjoy the following as part of their POA Membership:

Residents of this community have access to a large array of activities and social gatherings. Tellico Village is one of the best retirement communities in the Southeast, promoting an active and full life for its residents.

Recreation Facilities

There is no shortage of activities in Tellico Village. The recreational facilities here are top-notch. There is something for everyone.

At the Chota Recreation Center, residents can play basketball, badminton, tennis, or swim. There are also meeting rooms that are used as a social space to play things like bridge or Mah Jongg.

The Kahite Activity Center has recreational facilities. There’s a fitness classroom, meeting space, tennis courts, and exercise equipment. The pool here is particularly popular due to stunning mountain views and shaded areas by the pool.

For those residents with four-legged friends, there’s also Rover Run Dog Park. There are separate large and small dog areas. There are also multiple water faucets and bowls available throughout the park.

The Family Park and Beach Pavilion are well suited for family gatherings. There is a kid’s play area. There is also a swimming area that’s netted off and a Sandy Beach. There is also a covered area that has grills, fans, and electricity that can be reserved for private events.

Golf In Tellico Village

For those that may want to have some variety in their golf game, Tellico Village is home to 3 golf courses. As part of this community, residents have access to The Links at Kahite, The Tanasi Golf Course, and the Toqua Golf Course.

The Links at Kahite

The Links at Kahite is Tellico’s newest golf course. This course opened in 2002. It has a unique design, offering a true links-style course, that offers stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains.

The Links at Kahite was nominated in 2003 as one of Golf Digest’s Best New Private Courses. This course has a driving range facility, practice bunkers, and a putting green.

The Kahite Clubhouse also offers a casual dining experience for those wanting to grab a meal. With its outdoor patio and mountain views, the Kabite Clubhouse is a great place to enjoy a drink or meal before or after golf.

Tanasi Golf Course

The Tanasi Golf Course was the second course to open in Tellico Village. Unlike the other courses in Tellico, the Tanasi Golf Course has a much more open design, with much bigger greens.

This championship course has seven sets of tees. With a range of challenging and unique holes, the Tanasi Course is not one to be missed. It also has an 18 hole putting green and a clubhouse. The Tanasi Clubhouse offers lake and golf course views, making it the perfect location to enjoy a meal after a round of golf.

Toqua Golf Course

Opened in 1987, the Toqua Golf Course was the first course in Tellico Village. In 2008, it underwent an extensive renovation.

The Toqua Golf Course offers a scenic location to play. With several holes played alongside Tellico Lake and gorgeous treelined holes, this course is surrounded by natural beauty.

It is a championship course that is playable for all levels of golfers.  Toqua was nominated by Golf Digest as the best new course in 1987. It has a driving range, a short game practice area, and putting green. There is a clubhouse as well with a restaurant that was added in 2019.

Tellico Village Yacht & Country Club

The Tellico Village Yacht & Country Club is located on a peninsula that offers stunning views of Tellico Lake.  The club has a lounge and dining area. It also has the largest marina on Tellico Lake.

At the Blue Heron, members can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as they take in the beautiful views of the lake and the mountains. Throughout the year,  there are a variety of social events for members of the club, including wine tastings, holiday celebrations, among other things.

While joining the club comes at an additional price, members gain access to over 800 yacht clubs located throughout the US.

Tellico Village: What’s Not To Love?

Tellico Village offers a huge community for those who want to retire and be part of an active lifestyle. As one of the most established retirement communities in the area, Tellico has something for everyone.

Does Tellico Village interest you? If so, do not hesitate to reach out. Rick can be reached at 865-696-9002 or via email at

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