Waterfront Properties

Upstate South Carolina Lakefront Living

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. 

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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. 

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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Lake Cooley, Spartanburg County, SC

Lake Jocassee

Lake Jocassee is a large reservoir in Upstate South Carolina that covers an area of 7,500 acres and goes 300 feet deep. It was made in 1971 by the state working with Duke Power. The lake is special because it gets water from the clean and cold rivers of the Appalachian mountains, which keeps its water cool and clear all year. The Jocassee Dam, making the lake, is 385 feet high and 1,750 feet long. The lake is in Deviles Fork State Park. 

Even though most buildings were taken down before the lake was filled, divers recently found a lodge that's still there under 300 feet of water. Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, seen in the movie Deliverance (1972), is now under 130 feet of lake water. 

Maplecrest Lodging at Lake Jocassee in Salem, South Carolina is a great place for family gatherings or a romantic vacation. It can host 8 guests and has enough parking for boats. The boat ramp at Devils Fork State Park is just two minutes (1 mile) away. Local activities include guided waterfall tours, hiking on waterfall trails, and renting boats or paddle boards. 

Lake Jocassee is one of the best lakes in South Carolina, and families have been coming here for generations to make lasting memories. In hot summer days, the cold mountain lake is a refreshing escape from the heat. 

Upstate SC Lakefront Homes for Sale

$199,500
2 Beds 1 Baths 20273615 MLS
Welcome to your serene retreat in the heart of the picturesque Cheohee Valley! Nestled within the tranquility of Tamassee, South Carolina, this charming cabin offers the epitome of rustic elegance with convenient access to the pristine waters of Lake Cherokee. Boasting an enviable interior lot location, this two-bedroom, one bathroom haven is enveloped by the natural beauty of mountain laurel, providing a peaceful sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Step outside onto the expansive front and back decks, where you can bask in the serenity of your surroundings or entertain guests against the backdrop of breathtaking mountain vistas. For the hobbyist or handyman, a spacious shop awaits, complete with a convenient roll-up door and ample floored space above, offering endless possibilities for conversion into additional living quarters or storage. Upgraded with a new metal roof in 2019, this home combines timeless charm with modern reliability, ensuring years of comfort and durability for its lucky inhabitants. With HOA fees of just $500 per year, you'll enjoy the perks of community amenities without breaking the bank, while reveling in the unmatched privacy and seclusion this property affords. Whether you seek a weekend retreat, a private oasis for retirement, or a savvy investment opportunity, this cabin offers limitless potential to fulfill your dreams of idyllic living in the heart of upstate South Carolina. Don't miss your chance to make this sanctuary your own!

317 Knox Creek Road, Tamassee

$2,189,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 20273339 MLS
Beautiful Lake Keowee waterfront home located in the desirable Waterside Crossing community. This custom-built residence is perfectly situated on a gently sloping homesite with 155’ of shoreline. Enter into an impressive living room with vaulted ceilings, a gas log fireplace, and a wall of windows highlighting picturesque lake views. The main floor of this home boasts an open floor plan with kitchen/dining combination and walk-out access to a screened in porch and grilling deck. The recently renovated kitchen offers new cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, Cambria quartz countertops and an eat-at bar. A spacious, well-appointed owner suite, plus an additional bedroom and full bathroom are also on the main level. The walk-out level of this home offers a large flex space that can be used as a den, bonus room, or game room for your entire family to enjoy plus two large guest bedrooms with private bathrooms. From the lower-level, stroll down the gentle and well-manicured path to the private dock equipped with a lift and touchless boat cover ready for your immediate enjoyment. This property has been lovingly and extensively upgraded by the current owners. Upgrades include: all interior paint, refinished hardwood floors, new appliances, new cabinets and countertops, all bathrooms re-done, new Pella windows and doors installed, new HVAC (main 2022, lower 2020), Trex decking, radon mitigation system, new blown-in insulation, new garage doors, new driveway, whole house air purifier, Flow water switch, stucco repairs and elastomeric coating applied, new dock & lift and touchless boat cover installed, epoxy garage floor, NEW ROOF (April 2024), cart path to dock installed, all new LED lighting, surround sound (lower level) and sound proofed TV wall, PEX plumbing, Ecowater purifier/softener, new gas tankless hot water heater, new fireplace gas logs.

124 N Waterside Drive, Seneca

$959,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 20273661 MLS
Nestled along the serene shores of Lake Greenwood in the gated community of Terrapin Pointe, this captivating lakefront retreat beckons withunparalleled tranquility and timeless elegance. This craftsman home is designed to allow panoramic water views that inspire awe at every turn.With spacious interiors bathed in natural light and thoughtfully designed living spaces, this home offers the perfect blend of luxury and comfort.Whether you're entertaining guests in the gourmet kitchen, relaxing by the fireplace in the cozy living room, or unwinding in the sumptuousmaster suite, every moment here is infused with a sense of blissful relaxation. The basement allows your guest privacy complete with twobedrooms, living room, wet bar, bunk space for the kids, ample closet space, and a stunning craft room with floor to ceiling cabinetry maximizing your storage space. Step outside to discover your own private oasis, showcasing lush landscaping, an incredible fire pit, a sprawling deck perfect for dining, and direct access to the water for endless days of lakeside enjoyment. Take a 10-minute boat cruise to some of the lake's greatest restaurants or stay at your private dock that is covered and includes a boat lift and two jet ski ramps. There is plenty of space for your boat toys with the basement level storage room or wired utility building. This is more than a home—it's a sanctuary where every day feels like a vacation. Don't miss the opportunity to make 425 Terrapin Pointe your own piece of paradise!

425 Terrapin Pointe Road, Hodges

$799,900
4 Beds 3 Baths 310374 MLS
Welcome Home to your very own private oasis! This spacious one owner brick home is located in Spartanburg and sits on a sprawling 20 acres, allowing you to entertain with plenty of room! The owners suite is conveniently located on the main level and offers a large walk-in closet and full bathroom complete with a walk-in tile shower. The second bedroom is also located on the main level and has a walk-in closet. The kitchen features double ovens, gas cook top stove, and double sink overlooking the pond that sits just behind the house. The living room also overlooks the property and boast a wood burning stove, perfect for warming up and winding down after a cold day outside. Swing yourself to sleep while experiencing the tranquility of nature on the 41’ deck adjoined to the sunroom. The basement is completely finished with a large rec/living area, a free standing wood stove, full bathroom, and two bedrooms…perfect for older children wanting their own “space” while still under the same roof. Outside, below the deck, you will find a 40’ covered patio to relax and enjoy watching the wildlife and listening to the sounds of nature. It doesn’t get any better than fishing in your very own pond, exploring nature trails, and riding horses through the creek…your sanctuary to do whatever you want. The barn and workshop provide accommodations for horses and other livestock. Current owners have stored their RV in the barn through the side door. Property extends past the creek.

291 Hammett, Spartanburg

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