Real Estate Details
This Tuscany inspired estate aptly named Belle Riva is a rare find and a jewel to behold! Resting on 3.9 waterfront acres with a quarter mile (1/4) of waterfront footage, this property offers unparalleled views of Watts Bar Lake and the surrounding East Tennessee foothills. Consisting of three custom built villas, warehouse, gardens, boathouse and dock, this property presents various opportunities for permanent residency, vacation home, or personal/work retreat. The ''Villa'' is centrally located on the property and is used currently as the owner's villa. A covered patio welcomes you and the interior will not disappoint. Wood details throughout this main villa and the accompanying properties are a beauty to behold. Reclaimed, sourced locally and prepared on site – beams, flooring, doors cabinetry, and trim illustrate true local craftsmanship. The Villa offers copious amounts of natural light and ample living space plus a custom kitchen. Upstairs finds the master suite and private covered porch where morning coffee can be savored with beautiful sunrises.
The Honeymoon and Garden Villa are lovely, quaint quarters for your special guests. Upstairs, via a private entrance, you will find the Honeymoon Suite. This beautiful space offers an open living room plus a galley kitchen that is the perfect size for making a quick bite before all the events of the day begin! Guest's days can end or begin off of the private covered porch that offers expansive views of the water. The Garden Villa located directly under the Honeymoon Suite offers a separate and private entrance as well. This charming villa has views of the gardens as well as a cozy place to wind down at the end of the day. Sleep well in the bedroom nook or the second bedroom offering picturesque views of the gardens and water. On the side of this Honeymoon/Garden villa resides an expansive space that was once used as part of the properties original commercial use. This vast open space with large windows and lots of natural light can be transformed into whatever your imagination can behold. Create the ultimate recreation room with pool tables and pinball machines or a space for hosting larger parties - the choices are endless.
Lastly, there is the "Pavilion" which tends to be the hub of the property on days filled with family and friends. This one level villa is the ideal location to entertain with its open space for cooking, dining and entertaining. When more "hands on deck" are needed, additional cooks and guests can spill outdoors to the exterior kitchen and seating areas. It even has an adorable bedroom cubby for afternoon naps when party goers need a break from too much fun in the sun!
This exceptional property offers year round deep water. The barge dock and warehouse (6,000 sq ft) are holdovers from when this property was used to harvest the surrounding forest and transport timber via barges on the river. This expansive barge dock (150 ft x 90 ft) has power and water sources. Large yachts can tie up or the pad may be used for RV use. A boathouse with two (2) slips is perfect for your personal water toys. Raised garden beds with beautiful blooms add beauty and delight to this expansive property. This slice of heaven is singular in its offerings. Due to previous commercial zoning, this property houses the singular dock & boathouse among this stretch of water, additionally TVA ownership of the land on the opposing shore ensures the view will remain unparalleled. Exceptional and extraordinary, Belle Riva is truly one of a kind.