Outdoor fun this weekend in the Smokies

Kick up your heels!

Sugarlands MountainFest, a music and outdoor festival (September 28 – October 1, 2017) produced by Sugarlands Distilling Company, is a spirited celebration of the great outdoors. For four days this fall, outdoor enthusiasts will gather to enjoy over 30 live musical performances, running, biking, & fishing competitions, craft cocktails, award-winning spirits and brews—all in the breathtaking mountains of East Tennessee.

Experience the world class attractions and shopping of downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Enjoy the natural splendor of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Featured Properties:

5000+ sq ft, 4 Bedrooms & 3 Baths.   Views of the mountains, convenient location. Lovely home. 1.49 acres includes another lot.  What more can you ask for?  More Info
304 Village Way  Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
$265,000  ID# 212285

4 BD/3 BA, 2,200+ sq ft, mountain chalet. Currently a well-established VRBO rental.  Walking distance to shopping and dining.    More info

Fall into the Smokies!

Fall Events in Gatlinburg:

Looking for things to do in Gatlinburg? The Gatlinburg fall calendar of events is jam-packed with seasonal Gatlinburg TN attractions that you won’t want to miss this fall.

 

Event Name: Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair
Date(s): October 8 – 25
Season: Fall
Category: Arts, Entertainment
Description: More than 200 booths featuring some of the nation’s finest work. Artists demonstrating on site, selling art. Live music.
Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Website/Link: http://www.craftsmenfair.com
Admission: $5.00

Event Name: Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival
Date(s): September 18 – October 31
Season: Fall
Category: Arts, Entertainment, History
Description: Fall decorations, old fashioned hayrides, events, entertainment, and local craft exhibits.
Location: throughout Gatlinburg
Admission: FREE

Event Name: Fall Foliage in the Smokies
Date(s): September 15 – November 15
Season: Fall
Category: Entertainment
Description: The notion that peak color season in Great Smoky Mountains National Park happens in mid-October is a misconception. The marvelous colors of autumn actually light up the Smokies for seven weeks or more as the peak elevations move down the mountainsides from the highest elevations to the foothills.
Location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Website/Link: http://www.gatlinburg.com/
Admission: Yes

Event Name: Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff
Date(s): November 4
Season: Fall
Category: Entertainment, Fundraiser, Food
Description: Gatlinburg lights up the city with millions of winter lights, an award winning chili contest and live entertainment. Come join us!
Location: Downtown Gatlinburg
Admission:  Yes

 

Beautiful and affordable lots in prestigious Pinnacle Vista:
Pinnacle Vista subdivision in Pittman Center among $1,000,000+ cabins

 

714 Pinnacle Vista Lot 28  Gatlinburg     $35,000   ID# 206795

5 bedroom septic permit, which is increasingly rare.  Great opportunity to build a High income vacation rental cabin.  1.94 Acres.

 

 

Lot 27 Pinnacle Vista Rd.  Gatlinburg,    $39,900  ID# 206353

Great area for rental, second or permanent home site. Easy access with paved through the development.  No HOA fees.  1.9 Acres.

 

 

 

Lot 90 Pinnacle Vista Rd.  Gatlinburg  $ 29,900  ID # 206361

3.19 Acres.  Close in proximity to Greenbrier entrance for the Great Smoky Mtn. National Park and only about 10 mi. to dwtn. Gatlinburg.

 

Update: Total Solar Eclipse 2017

 

Everything you need to know:
Solar Eclipse Broadcast from our very own, Clingman’s Dome:

The National Park Service in collaboration with NASA, the National Institute of
Aerospace, and Southwest Community College is hosting a staged event to celebrate the 2017 total solar eclipse as it passes over Clingmans Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 4-hour broadcast will explain the science and physics of the eclipse, offer musical sounds of Southern Appalachia, and help viewers create their own stories about this once in a lifetime experience. Join NASA 360 on August 21 as we witness the ecliptic shadow across this majestic landscape from one of the highest points on the east coast.
For more information visit: http://eclipse2017.nasa.gov

ECLIPSE Who? What? When? Where? and How?
Follow the link below to get all of the scoop!
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-who-what-where-when-and-how

This website is a great one for an interactive map:
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/interactive_map/index.html
Use the zoom feature on the bottom right then click on any spot and a pop up will give you details of duration for that spot.

Don’t have the protective glasses?  All sold out?  How anyone can enjoy the eclipse, simply:

This website has great ideas and instructions on how to make a pinhole box, how to simply use just your hand in a fist (with a tiny hole for light) for a pinhole projector, and how to use binoculars flipped around also projecting the eclipse onto paper or flat surface:
http://www.businessinsider.com/solar-eclipse-pinhole-camera-viewer-instructions-2017-8

When is the next Total Solar Eclipse in the U.S. and where?
The next total solar eclipse will take place on April 8, 2024, and will cross through 13 states (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine), according to EarthSky.org.

Featured Properties:

New Construction:

2 BD/2.5 BA, 1,400+ sq ft log cabin, currently under construction, located on a relatively level lot that is 1/2+ acre in size, &  just mere mins. to dwtn. Gatlinburg. Ideal as a permanent or 2nd home, or as an overnight rental – has enormous rental potential.   More info

Price Reduction:

1321 N. Baden Circle   Gatlinburg, TN 37738        $159,900     ID#: 209328
Private, cozy, well-located, 2 BD/1.5 BA, log cabin, only minutes from dwtn. Gatlinburg, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort. Ideal as a permanent or 2nd home, or as an overnight rental.  This rustic-style log cabin is all on one level in a beautiful wooded setting.   More info

Smoky Mountain Song Writers Festival

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg will host its annual

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival
August 16 through 20.

 “Celebrating Our Appalachian Musical Roots” 4-day festival downtown Gatlinburg featuring hit songwriters. Public Invited. Free Live Entertainment. Songwriter Opportunities: song competition, workshops, co-writing with hit writers, mentoring sessions and stage spots.  There are several ticketed events for featured chart-topping songwriters.

The SMSWF Mission is to promote songwriters and to help their talents and songs be discovered not only by publishers and producers, but also by all of us fans, who simply love the songs that the stars perform.    Visit the SMSWF facebook page here.

Come join the fun!

Featured Listings:

936 Stans Road  Gatlinburg, TN 37738
$259,900  ID# 210699

Well-located, 2 BD/2 BA, 1,500+ sq ft mountain chalet with amazing mountain and city views, close to Ober Ski Resort, the Smokies and more.  Currently on a well-established rental program.   See more

1224 Sky High Way Gatlinburg, TN 37738
$259,900  ID# 210698
2 BD/2BA, 1,300+ sq ft mountain chalet, complete with incredible views of Mt. LeConte, downtown Gatlinburg, and Ober Ski Resort. Currently on a well-managed rental program. See more

Who has a parade at midnight?

Gatlinburg!  That’s Who!

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The First Independence Day Parade in the Nation!

Saluting the valiant men and women of our military services, the 42nd Annual Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade steps off at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to the cheers of close to 80,000 spectators. For more than 40 years, the parade has honored our nation’s Military Veterans and other U.S. Military Heroes with this classic, small town American parade.

The First Independence Day Parade in the Nation has garnered national attention and award recognition for excellence in entertainment.The parade has been named by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as a “Top Ten Parade to see in the US”.

Gatlinburg’s Fourth of July celebrations will come to a close at 10:00 p.m. when visitors will enjoy the spectacular 20-minute fireworks display in the heart of downtown, with the best viewing areas around traffic lights #3 and #5. The 100th Army Band will play prior to the fireworks in a free concert at 8:30 p.m. and then again following the fireworks at 10:20 p.m. on Ripley’s Aquarium Plaza.

In addition to the Fourth of July events, the streets of Gatlinburg are filled with Appalachian music from Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales every night through July 29.  The City offers free Parkway Trolley service, spanning the full length of the Parkway, daily through August 12 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Come Join Us in the Celebration!

Featured Property: 

1005 Ski View Lane  Sevierville TN 37876       $169,900       ID#: 210533

Private, cozy, 1 BD/2 BA log cabin, located only mins. to dwtn. Gatlinburg,  in the well-established Sky Harbor subdivision. Currently on a well-established rental program, & has tremendous rental potential in an ideal, private, & beautifully wooded location. On the outside, this property includes a private side yard, small picnic area, a partially wraparound deck area, a private back porch w/hot tub, & is in a beautiful setting that creates a true sense of mountain living in the Smokies.

Springtime Events in the Smokies

Here’s a 2017 Smoky Mountain Calendar of Events for you to help with your vacation planning.  We hope to see you soon!

Dolly’s Annual Homecoming Parade

May 05, 2017

Dolly’s Annual Homecoming Parade has local entertainers, floats, military veterans and marching bands.  The parade starts at 6 pm.  Come early and get a good spot so you can be sure to see Dolly.

May 09, 2017 – May 13, 2017

For all the adventurers – come and take some guided hikes, attend seminars and workshops. Visit vendors and see some wildlife up close, purchase some gear or homemade crafts at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge.   Free and open to the public.

Our Very Own Agent, Keith Garnes will be leading a hike to Andrews Bald on May 9th.  He will give a talk on Saturday May 13th on Waterfalls in the Smokies, and another one on Arches and Natural Bridges on Tennessee Trails.

 

Gatlinburg Beans and Cornbread Festival

May 11, 2017

Beans and cornbread cook-off show-down in downtown Gatlinburg.  5-8 pm.

Dollywood Barbeque & Bluegrass

May 26, 2017 – Jun 04, 2017

 Award Winning Bluegrass Music and amazing BBQ.  Bring a chair and just enjoy yourself.

And after all of that good cooking…

a good run for a great cause might be in order!

 

Relay For Life 2017

Jun 02, 2017

Finding cures. Fighting back. Relay For Life 2017. Join us on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 4 p.m. until midnight at Patriot Park, Pigeon Forge (Traffic light #7) for a great cause.

Synchronous Fireflies!  

Late May-Early June

Friday April 28, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. ET: Lottery for Vehicle Passes Opens.

Important Lottery Information

 

Come see the Jason White Team to find your home away from home!

Take a swing on the porch of this well-built 2 BR/2BA Pigeon Forge log cabin.  Currently on a very successful, self-managed rental property (VRBO #564845) generating nearly $40,000 in annual rent.

The Great Smoky Mountains Is The Place To Be

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Spring is awakening here in the Smokies.  There are so many things to see and do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.  Gatlinburg is home to the historic Great Smoky Mountain Arts & Craft Community, the largest group in North America of the independent artisans.  The Historic 8-mile loop has been designated Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail, which was established in 1937.  Here in this community you will find artisans that whittle, paint, sew, cast, weave and carve to create original collectibles such as candles, baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, dolls, ceramics, scrimshaw, silver smithing, leather, stained glass, wearable clothing, photography, frameable art, and much, much more.  The Tennessee Heritage Trail has been established by the State in order to highlight the cultural heritage of our people.

 

If Arts & Crafts are not your thing, and you are a nature lover, there numerous hiking trails and waterfalls to experience from an easy level to the most difficult rating.  Visit the website for full details on Gatlinburg hiking trails:  www.hikinginthesmokys.com.

Come and enjoy all that the Great Smokies has to offer.  While you are here, check out all the great properties that The Jason White Team has available.  Here are a couple of our new Listings.

 

NEW FEATURED LISTINGS –

221 Chimney Tops WayLocated at 221 Chimney Tops Way, Gatlinburg.  This  beautifully-built 2BR 2BA log cabin is only minutes to downtown Gatlinburg.  This cabine has generated near or above $30K in consistent rental income each of the past 3 years.  Interior has a large living/dinning room combo w/high vaulted ceilings, full kitchen and a private BD on each level complete w/private BA and closet space.  There are two full level decks as well as a unfinished day-light basement with a separate entrance.

 

 

1020 Vista Dr Located at 1020 Vista Drive, Gatlinburg.  Private log-style cabin with 2 BD/2BA  1,200+ sq ft with incredible views of Mt. LeConte and the Smokies.  This cabin has generated over $24K in rental income since May 2015.  Inside the home there is a large, open great room with a full kitchen and vaulted ceilings.  Home has a partial wraparound deck complete with a hot tub, where you can sit and enjoy the the amazing views.  Only mins to dwtn. Gatlinburg, the Nat’l Park and many attractions.

 

Big Springtime Events in Sevier County This Weekend!

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This weekend, there are a multitude of events taking place in Sevier County, just in time for the heart of the Spring season, right here in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains! Here are just a few of these many exciting events going on this weekend!

One great event that happens this time every year is the Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run, which is set to take place at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, from this Friday, April 11th, until this Sunday, April 13th. This annual event brings in many unique and different types of classic automobiles from all over the country. Many collectors and participants always attend from many different locations, and are a part of this greatly featured event. For more information on this event, please check out their website to learn more!

Another great event taking place this weekend is happening right here in Gatlinburg, on this Saturday, April 12th, from 1-6 PM on the Plaza at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. In addition, there will also be the Wine, Dine and Art Crawl on Friday, April 11th, from 5-9 PM. The Friday event will be in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community part of Gatlinburg, where there will be a private, guided tour of participating galleries, featuring local art of all varieties, along with enjoying local wines and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants. At the end of the tour, you will also get to enjoy a wonderful dinner at one of Gatlinburg’s most unique eating establishments. For Saturday, you will be able to enjoy different wines from all over Tennessee. For more information on these events, please go to the City of Gatlinburg website to find out more!

A great event this Saturday in Sevierville is the Easter Egg Hunt in Downtown Sevierville, located in historic downtown Sevierville along Bruce Street. You can take photos with the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs & much more! This is definitely a event for the whole family to enjoy and take part in! For more information, please visit the event’s website to find out more!

One additional event going on is the 5th Annual Buy Local Yard Sale, which will be set up inside the Exhibit Hall at the Sevier County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 12th, from 9 AM-5 PM. All proceeds will go to benefit the Sevier County Humane Society, and is a great way to help and give back to our local community. For more information on this event, please go to the Sevier County Fairgrounds website to find out more!

Events such as these, along with many, many more things to do and see, are why the Great Smoky Mountains are a wonderful place to live, work, and/or play! Whether you are a visitor or have been a resident your whole life, the Smokies are a very special and unique place for people of all ages to enjoy. Why not see what else the Smokies can offer you today? Please feel free to browse our Featured Properties, and see what The Jason White Team can do for your home ownership needs today!

 

Here Are A Few of My Featured Properties:

 

1Excellent 1.8 Acre Residential Home Site Only Mins. to Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge – Just Reduced! Great residential home site, surrounded by several acres of dedicated green space; located in well-regarded Norton Creek subdivision! Level building site, w/driveway in place. Perfect place for a new home! Type: Residential Lot Location: Gatlinburg, TN Price: $29,500  For more information >

 

 

GSMAOR173557Perfect, Totally Refurbished Family Getaway Condo Unit Located Mins. from Ober Gatlinburg & Nat’l Park! 1 BD/1 BA studio unit located in the Gatlinburg Summit Condos complex. Has all new interior, w/new flooring, tasteful décor, & furnishings. Great unit, plus on-site management! Type: Condominium Location: Gatlinburg, TN Price: $35,000  For more information >

 

 

RContemporary, Well-Maintained Condo Unit w/Views of Ober Gatlinburg & the Smokies! 2 BD/2BA unit, w/$7,000+ in rental income in the last 2 years alone! Located in the High Chalet condo complex, w/access to community pool, game rm, & much more! Great value & location!  Type: Condominium Location: Gatlinburg, TN Price: $69,900  For more information >

 

 

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The Jason White Team
Century 21 Four Seasons Realty
1441 Wiley Oakley Dr
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Toll Free: (877) 678-2121
Fax: (865) 436-7227
Email: jason@jasonwhiteteam.com
Website: http://gatlinburgrealestateforsale.com

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in the Smokies!

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During this month of February, Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14, 2014, which will be coming up this Friday. Here in the Great Smoky Mountains, there are a number of activities and events going on in and around the area, for both you and your significant other to enjoy!

Many local area restaurants will have Valentine’s Day events and themes, including that of The Old Mill Restaurant and The Old Mill Pottery House and Cafe, in Pigeon Forge, on Friday evening, featuring a “Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two” menu at both restaurant locations, with live music being featured at the Poterry House and Cafe. For more information on The Old Mill Restaurant and The Old Mill Pottery House and Cafe, as well as for contacting either restaurant, please click here.

In addition, there are local attractions that are offering Valentine’s Day specials, including of Ripley’s Believe or Not Museum in downtown Gatlinburg. Ripley’s will be offering a “2 for $20” special for Valentine’s Day Only, where this offer can be honored at the ticket counter on Valentine’s Day (February 14th), or can be done online between February 12-14. For more on this offer, please visit Ripley’s at their website.  

The Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort is also offering its Valentine’s Day at Ober Gatlinburg packages, including dinner at the Seasons Restaurant at Ober Gatlinburg, with two different packages to choose from! For more information on these Valentine’s Day packages offered by Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, please click here, as well as to find out more about Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and its many events, activities, and much, much more.

Occasions like Valentine’s Day bring many people to our area to enjoy the splendor and majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains. Why not see what else the Smokies can offer you today? Please feel free to browse our Featured Properties today, and see how The Jason White Team can help you realize your home ownership dreams, right here in the Smokies!

Here Are A Few of My Featured Listings:

814 KINGS WAYPrivate, Beautiful Log Cabin w/Amazing Views of the Smokies! Private, 2 BD/2.5 BA, 2,300+ sq ft, beautiful log cabin only mins. to the Great Smoky Mtns. Nat’l Park! Has made nearly $22,000 in rental income since May of 2013!!! Type: Single-Family Home Location: Gatlinburg, TN Price: $239,900  For more information >

 

810 KINGS WAYPrivate, Beautiful Log Cabin Only Mins. to Nat’l Park! Private, 2 BD/2.5 BA, 2,300+ sq ft, beautiful log cabin located only minutes to the Great Smoky Mtns. Nat’l Park! Has made over $20,000 in rental income since May of 2013!!! Type: Single-Family Home Location: Gatlinburg, TN Price: $239,900  For more information >

 

315 TOWER ROADBeautiful, Vintage-Style, Private Chalet Only Mins. to Dwtn. Gatlinburg! Beautiful, vintage-style, private, 3 BD/3 BA, over 2,300 sq ft chalet, only mins. to dwtn. Gatlinburg! Over $26,000 in rental income for 2012 & 2013!!! Type: Single-Family Home Location: Gatlinburg, TN Price: $235,000  For more information >

 

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The Jason White Team
Century 21 Four Seasons Realty
1441 Wiley Oakley Dr
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Toll Free: 877-678-2121
Fax: 865-436-7227
Email: jason@jasonwhiteteam.com
Website: http://gatlinburgrealestateforsale.com

Happy New Year From The Jason White Team!

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From all of us with The Jason White Team, as well as Century 21 Four Seasons Realty here in Gatlinburg, we want to wish everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year! We hope that 2014 is a great year for everyone!

One of this area’s most featured and celebrated events takes place on New Year’s Eve, right here in Gatlinburg! The 26th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks Show around the intersection of the Parkway (U.S. 441) and the Historic Nature Trail at the base of Space Needle in downtown Gatlinburg is always a well-attended event.

At the stroke of midnight on December 31, 2013, fireworks will blast off the rooftop of the 400-foot tall Space Needle with music choreographed for the show produced by Pyro-Shows of LaFollette, Tennessee. The Space Needle has added sequencing LED lights to the tower, making for a spectacular display. Leading up to midnight, there will be free music and entertainment in the parking lot adjacent to the Gatlinburg Convention Center, and much, much more!!! For more information on this event, please go to http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=117.

While enjoying the New Year here in the Great Smoky Mountains, why not see what else the Smokies can offer you? Please feel free to browse our available properties today, and see how we can help make your home ownership dreams a reality!

Happy New Year to all, and may your 2014 be a great and prosperous year!

 

Here Are A Few of My Featured Properties:

Contemporary Home w/Mt. LeConte View! Well-built and designed 3BD/2.5BA home with a bonus room and attached 2-car garage, located just minutes from dwtn. Gatlinburg and all of the attractions. Type: Single Family Home Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee Price: $375,000 Get more information >
Luxurious Log Cabin Mins. to Dollywood! Spacious, luxurious 5 BD/4 BA home located mins. from Dollywood and Pigeon Forge! Type: Single Family Home Location: Pigeon Forge Price: $289,900 Get more information >
Beautiful Log Cabin w/Mtn. Views Brand new log cabin w/ 2 BD/2 BA, located just 2 mi. from the Downtown Gatlinburg Strip, & is w/in walking distance to the Gatlinburg Community Center. Type: Single Family Home Location: Gatlinburg,Tennessee Price: $259,900 Get more information >

The Jason White Team
Century 21 Four Seasons Realty

1441 Wiley Oakley Dr
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Toll Free: 877-678-2121
Fax: 865-436-7227
Email: jason@jasonwhiteteam.com
Website: www.gatlinburgrealestateforsale.com