Lake Lanier real estate is regarded as the largest market in Georgia for lake homes and lake lots.
Typically, buyers can find 640 Lake Lanier homes for sale, and 480 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lake Lanier homes for sale have an average list price of $528,000.
One of Georgia's largest lakes, Lake Lanier has 692 miles of shoreline. The lake is also known as Lake Sidney Lanier,
Lake Lanier is 38,000 acres with a shoreline of 700 miles, making it the largest and most popular lake in Georgia. It has portions in Hall, Forsyth, Dawson, Gwinnett, and Lumpkin counties. It is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, just 60 miles outside of Atlanta.
Lake Lanier is one of the best boating spots in the country. All kinds of boats, from power boats to kayaks, are allowed. There are no speed limits on Lake Lanier, so watersports like jet skis and wakeboarding are enjoyed by many on this lake. There are also many peaceful, scenic places around the lake for paddle boarding. You can get your boat in the water at the several boat ramps around Lake Lanier or at the ramps in the surrounding parks.
Fishing is also enjoyed on Lake Lanier. Anglers can find several species of bass and catfish, as well as bluegill, crappie, trout, perch, walleye, and more. Lake Lanier is known for having massive fish, including a record 47-pound striped bass.
A mile of beachfront, a beach, and a waterpark with 13 water slides and Georgia's biggest wave pool make up one of the most well-liked attractions in the region, Lake Lanier Islands; it offers a luxury hotel, conference center, golf course, equestrian center, zip line, full-service day spas, and more.
During the winter, Lake Lanier Islands hosts Magical Nights of Lights, a six-mile animated light display that ends with a holiday village featuring carnival rides, bonfires, a Santa shop, and a live nativity scene.
The best places to eat around Lake Lanier include Pelican Pete’s Tiki Bar and Grill, Landshark Bar & Grill, and Sidney’s Restaurant.
Atlanta is just a short drive away, so a day in the city is always an option as well.
For emergencies, there is Northside Hospital in Forsyth (20 miles), Atlanta International Airport, and Emory Saint Joseph Hospital in Atlanta.
For those that want an exciting experience on a large lake, Lake Lanier is the perfect destination!