WindRiver is a charming master-planned community positioned alongside the beautiful, blue waters of Lake Tellico. Designed with every convenience and luxury living in mind, life here is geared to the enjoyment and appreciation of all the natural beauty that is so generously abundant in East Tennessee. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better place to spend your weekend getaways, summer vacations, and retirement years.

A Lakeside Master Planned Community Like No Other

Wake up every day to gorgeous scenic views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park out on the horizon. Lose yourself among the tall trees and crisp air of our wooded hiking trails. Take your boat or kayak out to explore the waters and shoreline of Lake Tellico. Or, give your clubs a workout with a rousing round of 18 holes on a world-class golf course.

It’s all here for you. And getting here is a snap.

The WindRiver master-planned community is conveniently located just 25 minutes from McGee-Tyson airport. And, Asheville, NC, Atlanta, GA, Knoxville, and Nashville, the country music capital of the world, are all an easy drive away. So, there are lots to explore from your home base.

Come visit us and check out all the possibilities.

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New WindRiver Clubhouse Village Coming Soon!

Our new Clubhouse Village is designed to be the premier centerpiece amenity of WindRiver. Construction is targeted to begin in 2024.

Make Your Home at One of the Top Golf Course Communities in the South

The golf course at WindRiver is one of the calling cards of the master-planned community. Designed by Jack Nicklaus’ protege, Bob Cupp, the 72-par course is a dream play for any golf lover.

Not only was the WindRiver golf course designed for beauty, but it’s also development prioritized the preservation of the surrounding natural environment. The course is the first in Tennessee to be part of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP). The program ensures protection for natural areas and wildlife habitats and helps to minimize the impact of golf operations on the environment.

This commitment to conservation assures that you will always be able to enjoy the natural beauty native to the Lake Tellico area.

Ready to make your home at one of the best Tennessee golf communities? Check out the current listings of all available homes and homesites at WindRiver.

WindRiver’s Bountiful Community Amenities

The golf and the scenery are superb, but there are even more fun places waiting to be discovered at our master-planned community.

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The Marina

WindRiver’s state-of-the-art marina features year-round access to our floating docks.

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Enjoy fine dining at Citico’s Restaurant, located inside the Lakeside Inn.

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Outdoor Adventures

There’s plenty to do outside, even if you’re not golfing – like, going for a hike or a bike ride on the East Lakeside Trail System. For less strenuous outdoor activities, there is also Brightwater Park.

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Sports and Activities

The Sports Complex and Exercise Facility at WindRiver make it easy to maintain your fitness goals and stay in shape.

WindRiver Neighborhoods

WindRiver’s master-planned community features beautiful WindRiver neighborhoods. The neighborhoods are each distinctive and unique and offer a variety of comfort and luxury in their surroundings.

The Highlands

The Highlands is a premier WindRiver neighborhood collection of 32 beautiful English Country inspired carriage homes. These single-family homes are perfectly situated in a quaint, park-like setting atop a high bluff overlooking Tellico Lake and our Signature Sports Complex.

Driftwood Park

The homes of Driftwood Park deliver a unique, winning combination of timeless styling and modern amenities. Open floor plans and a “Master on the Main” are premium features for these right-sized and elegantly appointed homes.

The Golf Villas

The Golf Villas at WindRiver are in the planning phase and are being designed with the avid golfer in mind. The villas will be perfectly positioned near the Pro Shop at the Golf Club at WindRiver and will overlook the 9th hole. Ideal for ‘Stay and Play’ trips and property tour stays, guests will enjoy refined yet relaxed luxury accommodations at The Golf Villas at WindRiver.

Visit WindRiver & Discover Life on the Lake

Take a Discovery Tour and experience our residents' active adult lifestyle.