This property is located on 17 beautiful wooded acres next to Douglas Lake. It is owned by Mountain Lake Resort, which has other buildings including a lodge/hotel with 16 rooms which sleeps up to 64 and a large bunkhouse with 1 large room that sleeps up to 18.
The log cabin lodge has 8 rooms that sleeps up to 64. It is perfect for large groups like church events, especially great for youth groups due to the bed set up & retreats, family reunions, anniversaries, birthday parties, etc. It is located away from the hustle and bustle of town and it is less than 400 yards from the lake. Due to it's remote location, it offers guests the opportunity to go for walks, fishing, swimming, bird watching, etc. The log cabin lodge has a large front porch where people can relax, read a book, or just enjoy the quiet beauty of nature. Inside each room there is a heating and air unit that is adjustable by room, a ceiling fan, 1 full bathroom, 2 full sized beds on the lower level, and 2 bunk beds in the loft area. This setup allows for up to 8 people per room. THIS IS A "DO IT YOURSELF" RETREAT CENTER WHICH MEANS YOU PROVIDE YOUR OWN SHEETS OR SLEEPING BAGS, PILLOWS, TOWELS AND WASHCLOTHS.
There is a fellowship hall that can seat up to 100 people. It also has a men's and women's bathroom. If a group would like to have an outdoor activity like an outdoor wedding, there is a large grassy area that can accommodate around 200 people. In addition, there is a large kitchen for the group to cook all of their meals. The kitchen includes 2 stoves, 2 ovens, 2 refrigerators, 1 large double sink, and a serving table.
There are three marinas between 3-4 miles away (Mountain Cove Marina, Mountain Harbor Inn & Marina, and Lighthouse Pointe Marina). Each marina offers boat rentals, but only Mountain Harbor offers boat, kayak, and jet ski rentals. In addition, about 4 miles away you will find a sandy beach at the Douglas Dam Headwater Campground. Other reasons to visit this area include attractions in the Sevierville area (NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains = go carts, Tanger Outlet = shopping, Forbidden Caverns, Douglas Lakeview Stables). The Pigeon Forge area (Dollywood, Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction, Titanic Museum Attraction, Hollywood Wax Museum, Country Tonite Theatre, The Comedy Barn Theater). The Gatlinburg area (CLIMB Works, Gatlinburg Sky Lift, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies). In addition, there are other cool attractions not far from Mountain Lake Ranch including: Great Smoky Mountain National Park is 20 miles, Knoxville Zoological Gardens is 23 miles, University of Tennessee is 27 miles, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort is 27 miles, Crescent Bend House & Garden is 28 miles (antiquing), Cades Cove Riding Stables is 39 miles (horseback riding), Museum of Appalachia is 44 miles, Harrah's Cherokee Casino is 61 miles, Ghost Town In The Sky is 76 miles (amusement park), Nantahala Outdoor Center is 84 miles (rafting), Bristol Motor Speedway is 89 miles, Biltmore Estate is 96 miles (historic mansion).