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Lake Martin Homes For Sale
Alabama

Lake Martin Homes For Sale
Alabama

Lake Martin, Alabama

Also known by the name Cherokee Bluffs, Lake Martin real estate is considered the second largest market for lake homes and lake lots in Alabama.

 

There are typically 240 lake homes for sale on Lake Martin at any given time. The lake will usually have 110 or so lake lots and land for sale.

 

Lake Martin homes for sale have an average list price of $628,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is one of Alabama's largest lakes, and has a shoreline of 750 miles.

Lake Martin Real Estate Agent

John W Franklin

Lake Homes Realty

(334) 203-6222

 
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John W Franklin

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Lake Homes Realty

(334) 203-6222

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Lake Martin Real Estate

Total Listings
434
Total Value
$224,286,272
Updated as of
03-22-2019

Lake Martin, Alabama

Also known by the name Cherokee Bluffs, Lake Martin real estate is considered the second largest market for lake homes and lake lots in Alabama.

 

There are typically 240 lake homes for sale on Lake Martin at any given time. The lake will usually have 110 or so lake lots and land for sale.

 

Lake Martin homes for sale have an average list price of $628,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is one of Alabama's largest lakes, and has a shoreline of 750 miles.

 

Lake Martin Real Estate for Sale

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COVEN ABBETT HWY, ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010 - Image 1

COVEN ABBETT HWY

$44,000

Acreage: 7.85

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0 WHISPERWOOD DRIVE, DADEVILLE, AL 36853 - Image 1

0 WHISPERWOOD DRIVE

$40,000

Acreage: 0.5

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Lot 10 Waverly Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 10 View
Waterfront

Lot 10 Waverly Lane

$38,000

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Lake Martin, AL

0 Trilliam Court, Wetumpka, AL 36024 - Image 1
New Listing

0 Trilliam Court

$38,000

Acreage: 2.93

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Lot 46 Lakeview Dr, Eclectic, AL 36027 - Image 1: LakeviewLot46-2

Lot 46 Lakeview Dr

$34,900

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Lot 23, 24, 25 Trails End Lane, Alexander City, AL 35010 - Image 1: Trails End Lane
Waterfront

Lot 23, 24, 25 Trails End Lane

$34,000

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Lot 8 Waverly Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 8 Waverly Lane
Waterfront

Lot 8 Waverly Lane

$32,500

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Lot 9 Waverly Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 9 Street
Waterfront

Lot 9 Waverly Lane

$32,500

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546 Lakeview Drive, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Flat, lake view home

546 Lakeview Drive

$31,900

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Lake Martin, AL

Lot 45 Eastwood Lane, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Plat of 45 MP A-1

Lot 45 Eastwood Lane

$25,900

Acreage: 0.39

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Lot 15 Lakeview Drive, Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1: A GREAT SECLUDED SUBDIVISION ON THE SHORES OF LAKE MARTIN. LAKE MARTIN AMENITIES WITHOUT THE HIGH PRICE!

Lot 15 Lakeview Drive

$25,000

Acreage: 0.41

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Lot 15 Lakeview Dr, Eclectic, AL 36027 - Image 1: LakeviewLot15-5

Lot 15 Lakeview Dr

$24,900

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Lot 19 Lakeview Ridge Cir, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Plat Satellite View

Lot 19 Lakeview Ridge Cir

$21,000

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54 Mallard Ln, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: mallard lot4

54 Mallard Ln

$19,500

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Lots 19&20 War Dance Trl, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: 2

Lots 19&20 War Dance Trl

$19,000

Acreage: 3

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413 Lower Bottom Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010 - Image 1: 600_3517
New Listing

413 Lower Bottom Rd

$18,500

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1344

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Whisperwood Dr, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: IMG_8381

Whisperwood Dr

$17,900

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Lot 20 Stowe Ferry Landing, Alexander City, AL 35010 - Image 1: IMG_0387

Lot 20 Stowe Ferry Landing

$17,700

Acreage: 0.77

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0 Third Ave. Lot #32, Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1: View of lot

0 Third Ave. Lot #32

$17,500

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Lot 28 LAKEWOOD LANE, DADEVILLE, AL 36853 - Image 1
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Lot 28 LAKEWOOD LANE

$17,000

Acreage: 1

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About Lake Martin

Short trip from Atlanta, Birmingham, Montgomery

Considered by many to be the "South's best kept secret," Lake Martin is conveniently located in east Alabama.

 

This lake is only a short drive from Birmingham, Atlanta, Montgomery and Auburn.

 

Among Largest Man-Made Lakes, with 750 Miles of Shoreline

One of the largest man-made lakes in the country, Lake Martin covers 44,000 acres with more than 750 miles of wooded shoreline in Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa counties of east central Alabama.

 

Clear Water, Boating, Swimming, Camping, Skiing and Golf

Lake Martin is known for its clear water, gorgeous landscape, along with many interesting islands and unique rock formations.

 

It's popular across the South as an excellent location for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, camping and golfing.

 

The 1,455-acre Wind Creek State Park provides some 600 campsites, a marina, hiking trails, a fishing pier, and many great picnic spots.

 

Tournaments, Festivals and Fireworks

Lake Martin hosts a number of annual events, including fishing tournaments and a fireworks show on the Fourth of July.

 

The Alexander City Jazz Festival is a June event that takes place in both the Lake Martin Amphitheatre and downtown Alexander City.

 

In 2009 Lake Martin was the main site of AquaPalooza, "the world's largest boating party."

 

Explore Beaches, Restaurants, "Kowaliga," Amazing Rock Formations and More!

There is much to explore at Lake Martin, eagles' nests, natural sand beaches, restaurants, camping areas and popular islands.

 

The lake has several landmarks, such as the Kowaliga Bridge, and several marinas, but perhaps the most recognized landmarks on the lake are Chimney Rock and Acapulco Rock, two large natural formations.

 

This area was part of the Tallapoosa River gorge before the lake was built, and the water here can be more than 150 feet deep.

 

When completed in 1926, "Cherokee Bluffs" was the largest man-made body of water in the world. It was renamed ten years later for then-president of Alabama Power, Thomas Martin.

 

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, waterfront property or find a shoreline vacation rental, Lake Martin is an excellent choice.

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Off Market Properties

Lake Martin Amenities

Marinas

Russell Marine-The Ridge Marina

(334) 857-2741

Website

 

Marina Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010

 

Harbor Pointe Marina

(256) 825-0600

Website

 

397 Marina Point Rd

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Lakeside Marina

(256) 825-9286

Website

 

7361 AL-49

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Golf Courses

Lake Winds Golf Course

(256) 825-9860

Website

 

95 Co Rd 40

Jacksons Gap, AL 36861

 

Stillwater Golf and Country Club

(256) 825-1353

Website

 

797 Moonbrook Dr

Dadeville, AL 36853

Private

 

Campgrounds

Wind Creek State Park

(256) 329-0845

Website

 

4325 AL-128

Alexander City, AL 35010

Lake Martin Information

State: Alabama

Counties: Coosa County, Elmore County, Tallapoosa County

Alternate lake name: Cherokee Bluffs

Dam name: Martin Dam

Operated/Managed by: Alabama Power Company

Year built/completed: 1926

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: Apr - Sep

Water drops: 7 ft

Acreage covered: 44,000

Miles of shoreline: 750

Average lake depth: 41 ft

Deepest lake depth: 150 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Lake Martin Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Boat must be under certain length

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct/enhance, existing structures grandfathered in

Houseboats allowed: No

Hospital nearest Lake Martin

Russell Medical Center

3316 US-280

Alexander City, AL 35010

(256) 825-7821

Website

Other Lake Martin Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, White Bass, Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: Alexander City Jazz Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, constant fishing competitions. AquaPalooza,

Sailing clubs: Dixie Sailing Club, StillWaters Yacht Club

Interesting facts: Formerly the largest man-made lake in the world.

Known for: Interesting rock formations, clear water, hundreds of miles of shoreline.

History: Formed by the construction of Martin Dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world at time. It was originally known as Cherokee Bluffs. In 1936 the lake was renamed in honor of Thomas Martin, the then-president of Alabama Power Company.

Number of public boat ramps: 19

Nearest Airports to Lake Martin

Major

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham, AL 35212

92 miles away

Minor

Thomas C Russell Field

997 TC Russell Drive, Alexander City, AL 35010

17 miles away

COVEN ABBETT HWY, ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010 - Image 1

COVEN ABBETT HWY

$44,000

Acreage: 7.85

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0 WHISPERWOOD DRIVE, DADEVILLE, AL 36853 - Image 1

0 WHISPERWOOD DRIVE

$40,000

Acreage: 0.5

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Lot 10 Waverly Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 10 View
Waterfront
0 Trilliam Court, Wetumpka, AL 36024 - Image 1
New Listing

0 Trilliam Court

$38,000

Acreage: 2.93

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Lot 46 Lakeview Dr, Eclectic, AL 36027 - Image 1: LakeviewLot46-2

Lot 46 Lakeview Dr

$34,900

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Lot 23, 24, 25 Trails End Lane, Alexander City, AL 35010 - Image 1: Trails End Lane
Waterfront
Lot 8 Waverly Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 8 Waverly Lane
Waterfront

Lot 8 Waverly Lane

$32,500

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Lot 9 Waverly Lane, Jacksons Gap, AL 36861 - Image 1: Lot 9 Street
Waterfront

Lot 9 Waverly Lane

$32,500

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546 Lakeview Drive, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Flat, lake view home

546 Lakeview Drive

$31,900

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Lot 45 Eastwood Lane, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: Plat of 45 MP A-1

Lot 45 Eastwood Lane

$25,900

Acreage: 0.39

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Lot 15 Lakeview Drive, Eclectic, AL 36024 - Image 1: A GREAT SECLUDED SUBDIVISION ON THE SHORES OF LAKE MARTIN. LAKE MARTIN AMENITIES WITHOUT THE HIGH PRICE!

Lot 15 Lakeview Drive

$25,000

Acreage: 0.41

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Lot 15 Lakeview Dr, Eclectic, AL 36027 - Image 1: LakeviewLot15-5

Lot 15 Lakeview Dr

$24,900

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54 Mallard Ln, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: mallard lot4

54 Mallard Ln

$19,500

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Lots 19&20 War Dance Trl, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: 2

Lots 19&20 War Dance Trl

$19,000

Acreage: 3

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413 Lower Bottom Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010 - Image 1: 600_3517
New Listing

413 Lower Bottom Rd

$18,500

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1344

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Whisperwood Dr, Dadeville, AL 36853 - Image 1: IMG_8381

Whisperwood Dr

$17,900

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Lot 20 Stowe Ferry Landing, Alexander City, AL 35010 - Image 1: IMG_0387

Lot 20 Stowe Ferry Landing

$17,700

Acreage: 0.77

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Lot 28 LAKEWOOD LANE, DADEVILLE, AL 36853 - Image 1
Price Change

Lot 28 LAKEWOOD LANE

$17,000

Acreage: 1

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About Lake Martin

Short trip from Atlanta, Birmingham, Montgomery

Considered by many to be the "South's best kept secret," Lake Martin is conveniently located in east Alabama, only a short drive from Birmingham, Atlanta, Montgomery and Auburn.

 

Among Largest Man-Made Lakes, with 750 Miles of Shoreline

One of the largest man-made lakes in the country, Lake Martin covers 44,000 acres with more than 750 miles of wooded shoreline in Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa counties of east central Alabama.

 

Clear Water, Boating, Swimming, Camping, Skiing and Golf

Lake Martin is known for its clear water, gorgeous landscape, along with many interesting islands and unique rock formations.

 

It's popular across the South as an excellent location for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, camping and golfing.

 

The 1,455-acre Wind Creek State Park provides some 600 campsites, a marina, hiking trails, a fishing pier, and many great picnic spots.

 

Tournaments, Festivals and Fireworks

Lake Martin hosts a number of annual events, including fishing tournaments and a fireworks show on the Fourth of July.

 

The Alexander City Jazz Festival is a June event that takes place in both the Lake Martin Amphitheatre and downtown Alexander City.

 

In 2009 Lake Martin was the main site of AquaPalooza, "the world's largest boating party."

 

Explore Beaches, Restaurants, "Kowaliga," Amazing Rock Formations and More!

There is much to explore at Lake Martin, eagles' nests, natural sand beaches, restaurants, camping areas and popular islands.

 

The lake has several landmarks, such as the Kowaliga Bridge, and several marinas, but perhaps the most recognized landmarks on the lake are Chimney Rock and Acapulco Rock, two large natural formations.

 

This area was part of the Tallapoosa River gorge before the lake was built, and the water here can be more than 150 feet deep.

 

When completed in 1926, "Cherokee Bluffs" was the largest man-made body of water in the world. It was renamed ten years later for then-president of Alabama Power, Thomas Martin.

 

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, waterfront property or find a shoreline vacation rental, Lake Martin is an excellent choice.

Lake Martin Information

State: Alabama

Counties: Coosa County, Elmore County, Tallapoosa County

Alternate lake name: Cherokee Bluffs

Dam name: Martin Dam

Operated/Managed by: Alabama Power Company

Year built/completed: 1926

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: Apr - Sep

Water drops: 7 ft

Acreage covered: 44,000

Miles of shoreline: 750

Average lake depth: 41 ft

Deepest lake depth: 150 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Lake Martin Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Boat must be under certain length

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct/enhance, existing structures grandfathered in

Houseboats allowed: No

Hospital nearest Lake Martin

Russell Medical Center

3316 US-280

Alexander City, AL 35010

(256) 825-7821

Website

Other Lake Martin Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, White Bass, Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: Alexander City Jazz Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, constant fishing competitions. AquaPalooza,

Sailing clubs: Dixie Sailing Club, StillWaters Yacht Club

Interesting facts: Formerly the largest man-made lake in the world.

Known for: Interesting rock formations, clear water, hundreds of miles of shoreline.

History: Formed by the construction of Martin Dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world at time. It was originally known as Cherokee Bluffs. In 1936 the lake was renamed in honor of Thomas Martin, the then-president of Alabama Power Company.

Number of public boat ramps: 19

Nearest Airports to Lake Martin

Major

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham, AL 35212

92 miles away

Minor

Thomas C Russell Field

997 TC Russell Drive, Alexander City, AL 35010

17 miles away

Lake Martin Amenities

Marinas

Russell Marine-The Ridge Marina

(334) 857-2741

Website

 

Marina Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010

 

Harbor Pointe Marina

(256) 825-0600

Website

 

397 Marina Point Rd

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Lakeside Marina

(256) 825-9286

Website

 

7361 AL-49

Dadeville, AL 36853

 

Golf Courses

Lake Winds Golf Course

(256) 825-9860

Website

 

95 Co Rd 40

Jacksons Gap, AL 36861

 

Stillwater Golf and Country Club

(256) 825-1353

Website

 

797 Moonbrook Dr

Dadeville, AL 36853

Private

 

Campgrounds

Wind Creek State Park

(256) 329-0845

Website

 

4325 AL-128

Alexander City, AL 35010