Dale Hollow Lake Retreat


Celina, TN

15 Bidders from California, Indiana, Florida & Tennessee gathered to participate in the live auction.  The lucky bidder was a Dr. from San Diego, CA.  Nestled among a canopy of mature trees on 12± acres, this custom-built log home provides 180 degree views of the never-ending Dale Hollow Lake. This large lake home has plenty of room and adventures for the whole family. In the evenings, it glows like a lantern, becoming a beacon of sorts for boaters on Dale Hollow Lake. An oasis of tranquility for those wanting a unique quiet get-away, providing an abundance of outdoor experiences.

Absolute Auction – Selling to the Highest Bidder, Regardless of Price

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An Albert Burney representative will be available on May 7th (1:00 PM to 4:00 PM), May 8th (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM), May 14th (1:00 PM to 4:00 PM), May 15th (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM), May 20th (11:00 PM to 3:00 PM), & May 21st (11:00 AM to 3:00 PM).  For more information call (800) 434-1654.

The auction will be held at 2142 E. Old Fifty-Three N, Celina, TN

Registration begins at 10:00 A.M. on Auction Day. Auction begins at 11:00 A.M.

Ten percent (10%) down Auction Day with closing on for before June 22, 2021. Certified funds in the amount of $50,000.00 will be required to bid. The certified funds may be in the form of a Cashier’s Check made payable to the bidder, or a personal or company check with a Bank Letter.

A 10% auction fee will be added to the high bid price to arrive at the contract price paid by the purchaser.

Broker participation is welcome. Call for guidelines: (800) 434-1654 or (256) 543-1654.

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Dale Hollow Lake Retreat Auction


Celina, TN


15 Bidders from California, Indiana, Florida & Tennessee gathered to participate in the live auction.  The lucky bidder was a Dr. from San Diego, CA.  Nestled on a bluff overlooking Dale Hollow Lake in Tennessee, this is truly a luxury log home. Named after an article featuring this home in Country’s Best Log Homes Magazine January 2001 issue titled “Heavenly Haven”. This home features approximately 10,500± sq. ft. on 3 floors, offering stunning lake and wildlife views from the decks on each floor. Boat slip available. Boasting 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and 2 laundry rooms on 12± acres, This home is surrounded by mature timbers and beautiful lake views. Of the 4 fireplaces, 2 are wood, and 2 are propane. One in the keeping room/ kitchen, one in the great room, one in the master bedroom, and one in an additional bedroom. There are also 4 jacuzzi tubs to relax in. The square footage of this homes makes for a great place for entertaining with the convenience of 2 kitchens. The primary kitchen was featured in Country’s Best Log Homes Magazine September 2003 issue. The lower level could be utilized as a kids space or mother-in-law suite. This property could be used for whatever your heart desires. Vacation home, special event venue like weddings or reunions, multi-family lake house, rental potential. This is a dawn of a new age, in lieu of hotel rentals, many people seek alternate options like Airbnb or VRBO. Making this home the ideal rental opportunity for those looking to escape their busy lives and enjoy being surrounded by nature while still having all the accommodations of being at home.

This property will be offered in 2 parcels:  

Parcel #1 – The home on 4± Acres

Parcel #2 – 8± Acre Vacant Waterview Lot

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The Dale Hollow Lake Retreat offers a great location with its proximity to nearby marinas and accessibility to major roadways. The home is situated just a quarter mile from TN State Route 53, 1.5± miles from Dale Hollow Marina, 2± miles from Cedar Hill Marina, 5± miles from downtown Celina, 6± miles from Safe Harbor Holly Creek, 7.5± miles to Horse Creek Marina & Resort, and 16± miles to Mitchell Creek Marina & Resort. In addition to all the amenities that come with Dale Hollow Lake and traditional water sports, there are ample amounts of other activities nearby to catch your interests. Nearby golf courses include Dale Hollow Golf Course, Hidden Valley Golf & Country Club, and Cumberland Bend Golf Course. An abundance of wildlife provides ample opportunity for hunting, fishing, or birdwatching.  You could also occupy your time with hiking and ATV riding on public lands, shopping at the local boutiques, or enjoying some local cuisine at Ollie’s Place, Dale Hollow 1 Stop BBQ, Doris’ Diner, Teddi Lou’s Bakery, Willow’s Treehouse Treasures, and so much more.

Celina is located near the center of Clay County, situated in a valley created by the joining of the Cumberland River and the Obey River. Dale Hollow Lake, which lies along the Obey River just east of Celina, consists of 52,000 continuous acres. The city of Celina was founded in the 19th century and named after the daughter of local pioneer entrepreneur and educator, Moses Fisk. In the late 19th century, the city prospered as a logging town, receiving logs that had been cut in the forests to the east and floated down the Obey River. Tennessee State Route 52 passes through Celina, connecting it with Red Boiling Springs, Lafayette, and Livingston. Tennessee State Route 53, which intersects Tennessee State Route 52 in the southern part of Celina, runs down the Cumberland River to Gainesboro and the Kentucky border where it continues on to Burkesville.

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DISCLAIMER: All information is taken from sources believed reliable; however, no guarantee is made by the Auction Company, Broker, or Seller. The seller has the right to withdraw the property, delay or cancel the auction, or sell the property prior to auction. Buyers should satisfy themselves as to any inspections prior to bidding. Any announcements made the day of the auction supersede all advertising.  All measurements, boundaries, & square footage have been received by 3rd party resources.  Warren A Ward, AU#3069, Albert Burney, Inc. AU#5178


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