The Wheeler Lake real estate market is a top ten marketplace for lake property in Alabama.
The average list price for Wheeler Lake homes for sale is $321,000. Normally there are about 60 lake homes for sale at Wheeler Lake, and 40 listings for lots and land.
Wheeler Lake is one of Alabama's largest lakes, and has 1 miles of shoreline. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, the closest major airport, is only 97 miles away.
Wheeler Lake is located in north-central Alabama between Florence and Decatur. Huntsville is around an hour away, the perfect location to visit a big city.
Wheeler Lake is the state's second-largest reservoir stretching 60 miles and covering 68,300 acres.
It is not far from Decatur Morgan Hospital and is just 40 minutes from the Huntsville International Airport. There are countless grocery stores in Decatur and plenty of delicious dining options.
Wheeler Lake is one of the most popular spots in Alabama, with anglers in particular drawn to the lake for its superb fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, as well as bluegill, catfish, crappie, sunfish, and sauger. The lake once held the world record blue catfish, weighing 111 pounds.
Other recreational activities on the lake include swimming, boating, and skiing.
Outside the lake, there are numerous parks, golf courses as well as the Wheeler National Refuge.
The refuge offers opportunities for hunting and wildlife viewing. The spot has eight sites on the North Alabama Birding Trail and is famous for its immense population of sandhill cranes that appear in the winter.
Known for the presence of NASA, the bustling city of Huntsville has many different points of interest for anyone interested in space travel or rocketry.
Perhaps one of the most popular attractions is the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, where guests can witness live shows, study space memorabilia, including real space rocks, and even explore the cosmos with an expansive observatory.
Visitors of age can enjoy seeking out the secret speakeasy located within the halls of the Straight To Ale Brewery, one of the numerous breweries that have appeared in Huntsville over the years.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Wheeler Lake is an excellent choice.