Jefferson County, Tennessee was named after Thomas Jefferson more than two centuries ago, when present-day eastern Tennessee was still part of the Southwest Territory. With a population verging on 50,000, Jefferson County is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Jefferson County cities of Dandridge and White Pine are conveniently located along interstates 40 and 81. Dandridge is the county seat and features breathtaking views of 30,400-acre Lake Douglas. Jefferson City is located near US Highway 11-E. The city boasts a magnificent vista of part of Cherokee Lake, formed by the Holston River and its tributaries. The lake encompasses 30,300 acres of water surface and 463 miles of shoreline.
Because it encompasses these two large bodies of water, Jefferson County is sometimes referred to as the "Lakeways region." Home to more than 600 industries, Jefferson County, TN has a low unemployment rate. Approximately 5,000 students attend the ten schools within the Jefferson County School District. In addition, the county is home to top-ranked Carson-Newman College.
Jefferson County, TN is surrounded by beautiful lakes and vast mountains. Residents enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, canoeing, rafting, kayaking, train rides and year-round fishing. Another popular pastime is golfing on Jefferson County's four courses, which combine scenic views with smooth greens and lush fairways. The county is also within minutes of Pigeon Forge; Dollywood, a Mecca for country music fans; and Gatlinburg, the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (one of America's most visited parks). Jefferson County has been able to change with the times while retaining its peaceful rural character. Jefferson County, Tennesee provides the comfort of a small, safe community with the convenience of easy access to nearby larger cities.
Price Range of Jefferson County, TN Houses for Sale
The real estate market of Jefferson County, Tennesee is diverse and affordable. Single-family detached homes range from just under $100,000 to $600,000 and more for large estate properties. In Dandridge, prices for homes range from the low $100,000s to approximately $650,000, while those in Jefferson City range from just under $100,000 to around $350,000. Properties can be found in White Pine from under $100,000 to approximately $500,000.
Jefferson County, TN townhomes and condominiums are available from approximately $100,000 to more than $650,000. In Dandridge, properties for sale can be found from the low $200,000s to around $300,000. Jefferson City and White Pine have real estate properties available from under $100,000. There are large amounts of land and lots available for custom home building in Jefferson County. Some farm/ranch properties are also available.
Denis Savard, CNHS CRS E-Pro: Energetic and enthusiastic, Denis Savard enjoys nothing more than matching real estate clients with their ideal homes in the area. He is proud to be a resident of beautiful eastern Tennessee and enjoys showing each customer all that the region has to offer. "I have found my dream home in Jefferson County and I love it here. I love the people, I love the land and I am still in awe after nearly a decade of living here."
A former sales and marketing director for a Fortune 500 company, Denis understands the importance of listening carefully to his clients' needs in order to help them meet their goals as efficiently as possible. He is part of the team at RE/MAX Between The Lakes, a real estate brokerage with more than two decades of experience in providing "Commitment - Knowledge - Service - Results." RE/MAX Between The Lakes is also committed to improving the quality of life in Jefferson County and "making it a worthwhile place to live for years to come."
Denis's continual networking and use of innovative, value-added marketing tools keep his clients one step ahead of the competition. Personable and focused, he is genuinely dedicated to finding the perfect home to fit your lifestyle. He specializes in land, commercial, investment and lakefront homes, and relocation. Denis is also familiar with 1031 property tax exchanges.
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