Chatuge Lake

Georgia

119Listings
$15K-$3.6M
$50.9MTotal Value
Chatuge Lake, Georgia

Chatuge Lake real estate is a top ten market for lake homes and land in Georgia.

There are typically around 110 lake homes for sale on Chatuge Lake, and 170 lots and land listings available. Chatuge Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $475,000.

This lake is a mid-sized Georgia lake and has 132 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is only 123 miles away.

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  • 132Mi. of Shoreline
  • 30Avg. Depth
  • 144Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    National Park (Some)
    Mountains
  • Dam Name
    Chatuge Dam
  • Year Built
    1940
  • Managed By Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Water Drops
    10 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    7,200
  • Public Boat Ramps
    4
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
  • Schedule
    May-August
Campgrounds
2307 Red Banks Dr
Young Harris, GA 30582
(706) 896-5341
2500 Hickory Nut Cove Rd
Hiawassee, GA 30546
(828) 389-6740
47 Ho Hum Loop
Hayesville, NC 28904
(828) 837-5152
465 Jack Rabbit Rd
Hayesville, NC 28904
(762) 500-2055
180 Jarrard Camp Rd
Hiawassee, GA 30456
(706) 896-1415
2626 Streak Hill Rd
Hiawassee, GA 30546
(828) 389-3241
42 Sundowner Cir
Hayesville, NC 28904
  • Counties: Towns County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Interesting facts: The construction took 1,521,831 hours of man labor, including one death and 24 injuries
  • History: Named for a nearby Cherokee Settlement
Hospitals
(706) 896-2222
110 S Main St
Hiawassee, GA 30546
Airports
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
2000 GSP Dr, Greer, SC 29651
123 miles away
Western Carolina Regional Airport
5840 Airport Rd, Andrews, NC 28901
31 miles away
About Chatuge Lake
Towns County, Georgia

Lake Chatuge crosses the state border between Georgia and North Carolina, giving residents a chance to explore two states on the water.

On the Georgia side, the water stretches from Young Harris to Hiawassee. Asheville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga form a triangle near the lake for plenty of city access.

Residents have access to the Chatuge Regional Hospital and the Western Carolina Regional Airport. For international travel, the McGhee Tyson Airport isn't far in Tennessee.

On and Around the Water

Lake Chatuge spans 132 miles of shoreline, perfect for boating, fishing, skiing, swimming, picnicking, and camping.

Anglers can find largemouth bass, spotted bass, hybrid bass, bluegill, and catfish in the sparkling water.

Many public boat ramps offer easy access to all water sports. A swimming beach, playgrounds, and numerous picnic tables are provided at the Towns County Recreational Beach. In addition, many campgrounds are located on the scenic lakeshore, and other campgrounds offer more private settings.

The Hamilton Gardens at Chatuge Lake are a beautiful collection of botanical gardens sitting on 33 acres. It holds the record for the most extensive collection of rhododendrons in the southeast.

Visit Asheville

Asheville is around two hours north of Chatuge Lake. This city, located in the western North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains, is an excellent destination for outdoor adventures, science routes, and cultural experiences for you and your family.

Visitors can take a tour to learn the city's history by trolley or walking. Other options include exploring the shopping scene at the Grove Market or indulging in the culinary creations at Isa's French Bistro or Jettie Rae's Oyster House.

The most famous tourist attraction in Asheville would be the Biltmore Estate. Explore the acres of gardens, walking, biking, or hiking trails around the estate. There is also a winery and playground available to visitors.

The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

Whether you want to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Chatuge Lake can be your home away from home.