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The History of Timberfell Lodge: David’s Dream

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Paragraph IndentIn 1978, David Yoder left Los Angeles for the hills of Northeast Tennessee. He built a three-room log cabin on the present site of Timberfell Lodge. His success in opening his house to gay guests during the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville prompted him to remodel his home and convert it to a full-time, men-only Bed and Breakfast. Thus, Timberfell Lodge opened for business in the summer of 1985.
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Paragraph IndentThe response was astonishing, and the Lodge grew in popularity. By 1990, Timberfell Lodge expanded even further. A 20′ by 40′ heated swimming pool and adjoining pool house was constructed. The facility houses a beer bar, bath house, redwood sauna and steamroom. In 1992, the Barn was converted to a dormitory for summer staff, and the Annex opened with more guest rooms.
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Paragraph IndentA clothing optional policy was instituted, and was a great success. In January 2000, Timberfell Lodge was sold. The new owners realized the great potential in Timberfell Lodge. David Yoder was a pioneer in this industry, and the innkeepers wish to revive this pioneering spirit and energy, and to bring Timberfell Lodge into the new millennium as the premier men’s retreat in the Southeast United States.

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Directions

Major airlines serve the Tri Cities Regional Airport and airport pickup can be arranged. Rental cars also are available. If driving, take Interstate 81 South to Exit 36. Drive north on Route 172 toward Baileyton till you come to a four-way stop. From the four-way stop proceed straight through and travel 1 1/2 mile, turn …

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Employment Opportunities

Timberfell lodge is not only an exciting place to visit but its great to work as well. We are always accepting applications for employment. Submit a full resume or letter describing your work experience to timberfell@timberfell.com Be Sure to include: Telephone numbers for yourself and previous employers A summary of your duties, special skills or …

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In Memoriam

Randall Scott Sheppard Oct 2, 1969 Sept 28, 2011 Known as Randy, he was born in Saltville, Va. His parents were Tom and Colleen Sheppard. He graduated from Rich Valley High School in 1987. Randy worked for many years as a CNA and loved helping people. Randy died from an accidental overdose of pain meds …

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Links

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