Upstate South Carolina Lakes

Upstate South Carolina is home to several beautiful lakes to enjoy. Whether you are looking to live on the water or have quick access to one of these popular lakes, our Expert Real Estate Team can help you find the perfect waterfront or waterview property!

Lake Hartwell

Situated along I-85, Lake Hartwell serves as one of the largest and most popular recreational lakes of the Southeast. With more than 900 miles of shoreline, Lake Hartwell features 80 public boat launches and offers residents some of the best boating, water skiing and fishing in the Southeast. Additionally, visitors or residents to Lake Hartwell can enjoy sandy beaches, parks, and camping areas. Lake Hartwell has become so popular that Nationally-recognized Bass Fishing Tournaments have been held here. 

Several lakeside communities are available on Lake Hartwell which feature older brick homes, new waterfront construction, and homes with mountain views. If you're interested in living on Lake Hartwell or investing in a lakefront property, you will not be disappointed in this charming lakefront community. 

Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC

Lake Keowee

Lake Keowee is a breathtaking 18,500-acre lake located in the upstate part of South Carolina near the Blue Ridge Mountains. This charming lake community is located predominantly in Oconee County, yet it also borders Pickens County. 

Kayaking at Cliffs at Lake Keowee

Lake Keowee is well known for promoting a laid back lifestyle. Residents and visitors to the area can enjoy a wide array of outdoor activities such as boating, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, golf, and more!  

Lake Keowee features many upscale, newer communities, including some of the Upstate's nationally-recognized golf communities. The Cliffs at Keowee Springs, Cliffs at Keowee Falls, and the Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards are three of the Cliffs Communities located on Lake Keowee – well known for their premier, master-planned, golf courses, including a Jack Nicklaus designed course, two Tom Fazio courses, an equestrian center, marinas, and world class clubhouses. 

If you are considering purchasing your primary home, a retirement home, or investing in a vacation home, you should consider Lake Keowee. 

Lake Bowen

Lake Bowen covers more than 1,500 acres and contains 33 miles of waterfront shoreline. Lake Bowen is located in Spartanburg County along Highway 9 near the Boiling Springs community. 

Lake Bowen offers many activities like boating, fishing, and swimming. Lake Bowen also features a recreational park known as Anchor Park that offers several boat ramps, waterfront access for fishing, picnic pavilions, and a playground for children to enjoy.

Lake Bowen in Boiling Springs, SC

Homes around Lake Bowen have become increasingly popular and you can usually find a lakefront home or lot. A variety of new home communities have been built or you can choose an established home. If you're interested in learning more about living on Lake Bowen, contact us today!

Lake Blalock

Lake Blalock is located in Spartanburg County and encompasses 1,105 acres with approximately 45 miles of shoreline. Lake Blalock offers many recreational activities like boating and fishing. Visitors can also enjoy Lake Blalock Park, a recreational park that offers picnic pavilions, a fishing dock, and boat ramp. Much of the landscape within and around Lake Blalock is rural but this area is becoming increasingly popular and lakefront property development is expected to significantly increase.

Lake Blalock Park Area, Spartanburg County, SC

Lake Robinson

Lake Robinson is located in Northern Greer at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Lake Robinson is an 800-acre fishing lake and features one boat ramp, a fishing pier, and picnic areas. The lake is conveniently located near shopping, restaurants, and schools making this a popular area for residents. Many new home developments are located along Lake Robinson including Waters Edge, Lake Robinson Plantation, and Hunters Landing.

Lake Robinson, Greer, SC

Lake Cunningham

Lake Cunningham is located in Greer and features 76 acres of fishing and boating fun.  Amenities include a fishing pier, boat ramps, and a park/recreational area. Common species include bass, crappie, bream, catfish, and pickerel. 

Lyman Lake

Lake Lyman has everything needed for a day of fun, including fishing, swimming, water skiing. Additional amenities include a boat ramp, swings, horseshoes, docks, and a picnic area. Lyman Lake is 550-acres and is owned by Startex-Jackson-Welford-Duncan Water District. The lake is conveniently located between Greer and Spartanburg with easy access to airport I-85 or I-26.  This area is zoned for Spartanburg District 5 or Spartanburg District 1 schools.

Lyman Lake, Spartanburg County, SC

Lake Cooley

Lake Cooley is a 330-acre reservoir in Spartanburg County owned by the Startex-Jackson-Welford-Duncan Water District. The lake features a boat ramp, fishing pier, playground, and picnic areas. 

Lake Cooley, Spartanburg County, SC

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