Tellico Lake, in East Tennessee, is not only a breathtakingly scenic location but also has a thriving community of retirees. The average age of residents in these communities is 65 and older, making Tellico Lake a sought-after destination for retirees.

Tellico Lake has a wide range of property choices from sprawling lakefront homes, to cozy condos, and charming villas. The lake has 8 unique communities, each offering their own incredible amenities.

The largest and most well-known community in Tellico Lake is Tellico Village. The village includes approximately 5,000 acres of prime East Tennessee property. The Tellico Village POA is responsible for managing the village. As a member of Tellico Village POA, you have access to three top-notch golf courses: Toqua, Tanasi, and the Links at Kahite. Each course has its own clubhouse with cafes where you can relax and enjoy after a game of golf. You also have access to the Tellico Village Yacht Club and the charming Blue Heron Restaurant.

Retiring at Tellico Lake has its perks, especially when it comes to taxes. Residents of Tennessee can heave a sigh of relief as they are exempt from paying state income tax, even on their retirement income. In fact, Kiplinger Media recently hailed Tennessee as one of the top states for retirement, owing to its tax-friendly environment, affordable cost of living, and stable economy. This makes Tellico Lake an ideal retirement destination for those looking to enjoy their post-retirement years.

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