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Lay Lake Homes For Sale
Alabama

Lay Lake Homes For Sale
Alabama

Lay Lake, Alabama

Lay Lake real estate is regarded as a top ten market in Alabama for lake homes and lake lots.

 

Typically, buyers can find 90 Lay Lake homes for sale, and 120 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lay Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $194,000.

 

A mid-sized Alabama lake, Lay Lake has 289 miles of shoreline.

Lay Lake Real Estate Agent

Stephanie Millard

Lake Homes Realty

(205) 545-5903

 
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Lake Homes Realty

(205) 545-5903

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Lay Lake Real Estate

Total Listings
179
Total Value
$27,685,744
Updated as of
11-12-2018

Lay Lake, Alabama

Lay Lake real estate is regarded as a top ten market in Alabama for lake homes and lake lots.

 

Typically, buyers can find 90 Lay Lake homes for sale, and 120 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lay Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $194,000.

 

A mid-sized Alabama lake, Lay Lake has 289 miles of shoreline.

 

Lay Lake Real Estate for Sale

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77 DOWNS CIR, SHELBY, AL 35143 - Image 1
New Listing
Waterfront

77 DOWNS CIR

$549,000

Featured Listing

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4

Acreage: 0.813

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Lay Lake, AL

76 LOON DR, WILSONVILLE, AL 35186 - Image 1
Waterfront

76 LOON DR

$450,000

Featured Listing

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3

Acreage: 1.81

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Lay Lake, AL

400 POLO LN Lot 52, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1
Waterfront

400 POLO LN Lot 52

$109,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1.13

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Lay Lake, AL

00 SEHOYA DR Lot 4.32, CLANTON, AL 35046 - Image 1
Waterfront

00 SEHOYA DR Lot 4.32

$95,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.54

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Lay Lake, AL

19 SEHOYA TRL Lot 19, CLANTON, AL 35046 - Image 1
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19 SEHOYA TRL Lot 19

$90,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.79

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Lay Lake, AL

0 CHANCELLORS FERRY LOOP Lot 12, HARPERSVILLE, AL 35078 - Image 1
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0 CHANCELLORS FERRY LOOP Lot 12

$69,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1.42

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Lay Lake, AL

4 CEDAR CREEK DR Lot 4, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1
Waterfront

4 CEDAR CREEK DR Lot 4

$69,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.68

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Lay Lake, AL

15 WATERFORD VIEW LN Lot 15, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1
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15 WATERFORD VIEW LN Lot 15

$39,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.4

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Lay Lake, AL

BOATHOUSE CIR Lot 218, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1

BOATHOUSE CIR Lot 218

$20,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 6

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Lay Lake, AL

SHORESIDE LN Lot 201, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1

SHORESIDE LN Lot 201

$14,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 6

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Lay Lake, AL

2929 HWY 77, COLUMBIANA, AL 35051 - Image 1

2929 HWY 77

$1,090,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4

Acreage: 20

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Lay Lake, AL

929 HWY 441 Lot 1, WILSONVILLE, AL 35186 - Image 1

929 HWY 441 Lot 1

$990,000

Acreage: 164

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Lay Lake, AL

4371 MCGOWANS FERRY RD, CHILDERSBURG, AL 35044 - Image 1
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4371 MCGOWANS FERRY RD

$989,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 6

Acreage: 15

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Lay Lake, AL

5134 HWY 61, COLUMBIANA, AL 35051 - Image 1
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5134 HWY 61

$850,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2

Acreage: 98

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Lay Lake, AL

CHILDERSBURG FAYETTEVILLE HWY Lot 008, CHILDERSBURG, AL 35044 - Image 1

CHILDERSBURG FAYETTEVILLE HWY Lot 008

$799,977

Acreage: 247

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Lay Lake, AL

1668 KLEIN RD, HARPERSVILLE, AL 35078 - Image 1
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1668 KLEIN RD

$689,800

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4

Acreage: 15.02

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Lay Lake, AL

0 8TH AVE SW Lot 1,2,100,102,104,106,108,1, CHILDERSBURG, AL 35044 - Image 1

0 8TH AVE SW Lot 1,2,100,102,104,106,108,1

$535,000

Acreage: 34

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Lay Lake, AL

HWY 71 Lot 114 acres, SHELBY, AL 35143 - Image 1
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HWY 71 Lot 114 acres

$513,000

Acreage: 114

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Lay Lake, AL

7190 HWY 61 Lot 20, WILSONVILLE, AL 35186 - Image 1
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7190 HWY 61 Lot 20

$499,900

Acreage: 7.8

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Lay Lake, AL

293 County Road 1056 ., Clanton, AL 35046 - Image 1
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293 County Road 1056 .

$499,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3381

Acreage: 1

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About Lay Lake

Less than an hour from Birmingham

One of Alabama's most beloved recreation spots, 12,000 acre Lake Lake is located just 52 miles outside Birmingham and about 64 miles from Montgomery.

 

A Man-Made Powerhouse

Built by Alabama Power in 1912, Lay Lake extends along 289 miles of shoreline in Chilton County and reaches a maximum depth of 88 feet.

 

On average, Lay Lake's nearly 86 billion gallon water volume has a depth of 22 feet.

 

Lay Dam, which is responsible for creating Lay Lake, was built to produce hydroelectric power.

 

Its powerhouse contains 6 generators which each produce nearly 30,000 kilowatts of electricity for the areas surrounding this reservoir.

 

Clear Waters, Plenty of Fish, and Water Sports Welcome

Known for its deep, cool water, boaters flock to this lake to participate in the most popular of water sports including skiing, swimming, and fishing.

 

Lay Lake is home to numerous varieties of fish, including crappie, bass and catfish.

 

The reservoir hosts some of the nation's top fishing tournaments each year, including the Bassmaster Classic in 2010.

 

State Parks and Recreation Sites Within Short Driving Distance

Two of the state's most visited national forests are right around the corner.

 

38 miles from Lay Lake, Oak Mountain State Park is the the largest sate park in Alabama.

 

Park patrons can partake in a plethora of activites including mountain biking, horesback riding, golfing, camping and hiking.

 

400,000 acre Talledega National Forest is located 45 miles northeast of the lake.

 

Here visitors can experience nature by hiking through the forest which is home to more than 800 species of wild animals.

 

Rock climbing and grappling are also popular in this area.

 

Of course, if lake lovers need a break from outdoors, they can also venture up the road to Talledega Speedway to watch some of the best NASCAR racing around.

 

Your Home on Lay Lake Awaits

With so much to do, Lay Lake has become an ever-growing community of waterfront residents with miles of shoreline yet to be developed.

 

Whether a more permanent lakefront house is what you seek, or a simple lakefront cottage to get away to, you are sure to find something that fits your taste at Lay Lake.

Sell Your Lake Home

Off Market Properties

Lay Lake Amenities

Marinas

Bozos Fish Camp

(205) 669-9412

525 Co Rd 402

Shelby , AL 35143

 

Lacoosa Marina

(205) 669-6628

Website

 

150 Lake Shore Dr

Shelby, AL 35143

 

Cedar Creek Marina

(256) 245-5831

1551 Cedar Creek Rd

Sylacauga, AL 35151

 

Beeswax Boat Ramp

Beeswax Park Rd

Columbiana, AL 35051

 

Paradise Point Marina and RV

(205) 669-1515

Website

 

231 Paradise Point Dr

Columbiana, AL 35051

 

Golf Courses

Magnolia Meadows Golf Course

(205) 670-0031

Website

 

315 Hwy 47

Columbiana, AL 35051

 

Campgrounds

Hawks Cove RV Park

(205) 670-5308

120 Hawk's Cove

Shelby, AL 35143

Lay Lake Information

State: Alabama

Counties: Chilton County, Coosa County, Saint Clair County, Shelby County, Talladega County

Dam name: Lay Dam

Operated/Managed by: Alabama Power Company

Year built/completed: 1914

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Full Pool Year Round

Acreage covered: 12,000

Miles of shoreline: 289

Average lake depth: 22 ft

Deepest lake depth: 88 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Lay Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Age restrictions, must have PFDs

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance

Houseboats allowed: Yes

Hospital nearest Lay Lake

Baptist Health Center Jemison

25420 US-31

Jemison, AL 35085

(205) 668-1616

Website

Other Lay Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Black Crappie, White Crappie

Condos available: No

Notable period of annual events: Fishing tournaments (Bass Masters)

Sailing clubs: Yes

Known for: Spotted bass and largemouth bass fishing

Number of public boat ramps: 7

Nearest Airports to Lay Lake

Major

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212

64 miles away

Minor

Chilton County Airport Authority

702 Airport Rd, Clanton, AL 35045

13 miles away

77 DOWNS CIR, SHELBY, AL 35143 - Image 1
New Listing
Waterfront

77 DOWNS CIR

$549,000

Featured Listing

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4

Acreage: 0.813

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76 LOON DR, WILSONVILLE, AL 35186 - Image 1
Waterfront

76 LOON DR

$450,000

Featured Listing

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3

Acreage: 1.81

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400 POLO LN Lot 52, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1
Waterfront

400 POLO LN Lot 52

$109,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1.13

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00 SEHOYA DR Lot 4.32, CLANTON, AL 35046 - Image 1
Waterfront

00 SEHOYA DR Lot 4.32

$95,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.54

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19 SEHOYA TRL Lot 19, CLANTON, AL 35046 - Image 1
Waterfront

19 SEHOYA TRL Lot 19

$90,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.79

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0 CHANCELLORS FERRY LOOP Lot 12, HARPERSVILLE, AL 35078 - Image 1
Waterfront

0 CHANCELLORS FERRY LOOP Lot 12

$69,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1.42

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4 CEDAR CREEK DR Lot 4, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1
Waterfront

4 CEDAR CREEK DR Lot 4

$69,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.68

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15 WATERFORD VIEW LN Lot 15, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1
Waterfront

15 WATERFORD VIEW LN Lot 15

$39,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 0.4

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BOATHOUSE CIR Lot 218, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1

BOATHOUSE CIR Lot 218

$20,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 6

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SHORESIDE LN Lot 201, SYLACAUGA, AL 35151 - Image 1

SHORESIDE LN Lot 201

$14,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 6

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2929 HWY 77, COLUMBIANA, AL 35051 - Image 1

2929 HWY 77

$1,090,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4

Acreage: 20

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929 HWY 441 Lot 1, WILSONVILLE, AL 35186 - Image 1

929 HWY 441 Lot 1

$990,000

Acreage: 164

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4371 MCGOWANS FERRY RD, CHILDERSBURG, AL 35044 - Image 1
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4371 MCGOWANS FERRY RD

$989,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 6

Acreage: 15

View Details »Lay Lake, AL
5134 HWY 61, COLUMBIANA, AL 35051 - Image 1
Waterfront

5134 HWY 61

$850,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2

Acreage: 98

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1668 KLEIN RD, HARPERSVILLE, AL 35078 - Image 1
Waterfront

1668 KLEIN RD

$689,800

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4

Acreage: 15.02

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HWY 71 Lot 114 acres, SHELBY, AL 35143 - Image 1
Waterfront

HWY 71 Lot 114 acres

$513,000

Acreage: 114

View Details »Lay Lake, AL
7190 HWY 61 Lot 20, WILSONVILLE, AL 35186 - Image 1
Waterfront

7190 HWY 61 Lot 20

$499,900

Acreage: 7.8

View Details »Lay Lake, AL
293 County Road 1056 ., Clanton, AL 35046 - Image 1
Waterfront

293 County Road 1056 .

$499,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3381

Acreage: 1

View Details »Lay Lake, AL

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About Lay Lake

Located just about 30 minutes southeast of Birmingham, Alabama, Lay Lake is a scenic 12,000-acre reservoir that has become one of the most beloved recreational spots in the entire state.

With both the extensive shoreline and proximity to Birmingham, this waterfront vacation spot is sure to offer something for every member of the family.

Bordering St. Clair, Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton counties, this body of water is centrally-located and offers nearly 300 miles of shoreline for visitors to enjoy.

Impounded by the Alabama Power Company in 1914, the lake now serves as both a hydroelectric power source as well as an extremely popular fishing and boating spot.

Known for its deep, cool water, boaters flock to this lake to participate in the most popular of water sports including skiing, swimming, and fishing.

This body of water is bustling with several varieties of bass, crappie, and catfish. Hosting some of the nation's top fishing tournaments on an annual basis, Lay Lake was the site of the Bassmaster Classic in February 2010 and will continue to be a regular stop for the sport fishing circuit.

If outdoor activities are a family favorite, two of Alabama's most visited national forests are within a short drive.

Both Oak Mountain State Park, which is located outside of Birmingham, and Talladega National Forest, which lies northeast of the lake near the city of Sylacauga, present yet another opportunity for fun while on your visit. Situated in the Appalachian foothills, you will find some of best hiking trails in entire state.

Oak Mountain is the largest state park in Alabama where visitors can partake in an assortment of activities. Mountain biking trails, horseback riding, camping, golfing, tennis, and swimming are just a few of the offerings available to guests.

The park is also home to the Alabama Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Founded in 1977, this non-profit has grown into the largest wildlife rehabilitation clinic in the state with a special expertise in working with native birds.

Talladega National Forest spreads across nearly 400,000 acres and is home to more than 800 species of wild animals including white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, as well as several threatened and endangered critters.

With great elevation changes ranging from 50 to 2,000 feet, rock climbing and rappelling is a great way to experience this beautiful forest first-hand.

Once you've mentioned Talladega, you can't forget to highlight Talladega Speedway which is longest NASCAR oval race track in the nation and within driving distance of the lake.

With so much to do, Lay Lake has become an ever-growing community of waterfront residents and still a large amount of undeveloped shoreline. Whether it's a more permanent lakefront house you're looking for or a simple lakefront cottage to get away to, you are sure to find something that fits your taste at Lay Lake.

Lay Lake Information

State: Alabama

Counties: Chilton County, Coosa County, Saint Clair County, Shelby County, Talladega County

Dam name: Lay Dam

Operated/Managed by: Alabama Power Company

Year built/completed: 1914

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Full Pool Year Round

Acreage covered: 12,000

Miles of shoreline: 289

Average lake depth: 22 ft

Deepest lake depth: 88 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Lay Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Age restrictions, must have PFDs

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance

Houseboats allowed: Yes

Hospital nearest Lay Lake

Baptist Health Center Jemison

25420 US-31

Jemison, AL 35085

(205) 668-1616

Website

Other Lay Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Black Crappie, White Crappie

Condos available: No

Notable period of annual events: Fishing tournaments (Bass Masters)

Sailing clubs: Yes

Known for: Spotted bass and largemouth bass fishing

Number of public boat ramps: 7

Nearest Airports to Lay Lake

Major

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212

64 miles away

Minor

Chilton County Airport Authority

702 Airport Rd, Clanton, AL 35045

13 miles away

Lay Lake Amenities

Marinas

Bozos Fish Camp

(205) 669-9412

525 Co Rd 402

Shelby , AL 35143

 

Lacoosa Marina

(205) 669-6628

Website

 

150 Lake Shore Dr

Shelby, AL 35143

 

Cedar Creek Marina

(256) 245-5831

1551 Cedar Creek Rd

Sylacauga, AL 35151

 

Beeswax Boat Ramp

Beeswax Park Rd

Columbiana, AL 35051

 

Paradise Point Marina and RV

(205) 669-1515

Website

 

231 Paradise Point Dr

Columbiana, AL 35051

 

Golf Courses

Magnolia Meadows Golf Course

(205) 670-0031

Website

 

315 Hwy 47

Columbiana, AL 35051

 

Campgrounds

Hawks Cove RV Park

(205) 670-5308

120 Hawk's Cove

Shelby, AL 35143