Round Cove is located a short distance south of Sewanee on the Cumberland Plateau with a valley address of Huntland, but a more accurately described location would be Sherwood, Tennessee. The property’s southern border rests on the Alabama state line. A scenic mountain route along TN-16 leads you to the property’s main drive, which is a three-mile deeded road through Bear Hollow Wildlife Management Area. Bear Hollow along with Skyline WMA surround much of the property creating a 74,000-acre corridor of protected lands.
For private aviation, the Winchester Municipal Airport is only 20 minutes away, which has a 5,000-foot runway.
Winchester, TN - 20 minutes
Sewanee, TN - 35 minutes
Huntsville, AL - 1 hour
Chattanooga, TN - 1.30 hours
Nashville, TN - 1.75 hours
Walls of Jericho and Bear Hollow Mountain WMA and Skyline WMA: Round Cove abuts 8,900 acres of state protected land in Tennessee and 65,000 contiguous acres in Alabama, offering a much broader landscape to explore outside of Round Cove. Bear Hollow offers a number of incredible geological features with it’s most notable being The Walls of Jericho - a large bowl-shaped amphitheater embedded in limestone with Turkey Creek draining through it. This unique water feature and surrounding land offer a number of great hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding opportunities.
Tims Ford Lake: Only 30 minutes from Round Cove, Tims Ford Lake is remarkably picturesque and truly one of Tennessee’s most inviting bodies of water. Surrounded by Tims Ford State Park, the reservoir offers the owner of Round Cove very convenient access to boating and lake activities if so desired. The lake is also renowned for excellent bass fishing. There is a marina on the lake. The State Park is also home to a spectacular Bear Trace golf course.
Sewanee, TN: Home to The University of the South, Sewanee is located only thirty minutes from Round Cove. A large part of this quaint town is influenced by the University’s beautiful campus. “Downtown” Sewanee offers a collection of charming shops and some of the best dining in Middle Tennessee. Many of the town’s 2,300 residents are teachers and artists, creating a lively community that highly values the arts and education. Sewanee is also host to a number of outdoor activities.
Winchester, TN: Just 20 minutes from Round Cove is the historic town of Winchester. The historic square has been well preserved, offering a glimpse into a prior time of small American town. Winchester’s variety of shops, restaurants, and local art makes it the perfect place to stop when traveling to and from the property. The town also has Winchester Municipal Airport, which boasts a 5,000-foot runway and is ideal for private aviation.
Walls of Jericho
Lying within the humid subtropical zone of the United States, the area offers a mild, pleasant climate and four distinct seasons. Spring arrives in March with mild days and cool nights, and by late May temperatures have warmed up considerably to herald warm summer days. On average, July is the warmest month of the year. The summer months tend to receive more precipitation than other times of the year, and the area has an average annual rainfall of 60 inches. Fall is marked by mild-to-warm days and cooler nights. Winter is usually mild, with the coldest days featuring lows around freezing and highs in the upper 40s to mid-50s. Snow occurs periodically, with an average annual accumulation of approximately four inches.