Mariaville Lake real estate is regarded as a limited supply market in New York for lake homes and lake lots.
Mariaville Lake is near Albany, New York, in the town of Duanesburg. The lake covers 197 acres and has five miles of beautiful shoreline and has a maximum 12 feet depth. This lake is a beautiful residential lake in the heart of Schenectady County.
Mariaville Lake is the perfect oasis for relaxation after a busy day. Fishing is a popular hobby on this lake and is the ideal way to spend your weekends or afternoons.
The lake has a very abundant panfish population. Also, bass and pickerel grow to above-average sizes. Mariaville Lake is considered a famous year-round capital district lake.
Other species found in this lake are chain pickerel, common carp, eastern silvery minnow, golden shiner, common shiner, spottail shiner, bluntnose minnow, white sucker, yellow bullhead, brown bullhead, banded killifish, rock bass, pumpkinseed, bluegill, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie, tessellated darter, and yellow perch.
Surrounding the southern side of Mariaville Lake is the Featherstonhaugh State Forest. The 697-acre Featherstonhaugh State Forest features designated backcountry cross-country ski trails, snowmobile trails, and a 38-acre warm water lake for fishing and paddling.
Hiking, hunting/trapping, and camping are also fun activities to enjoy throughout the forest.
Albany is best known for its status as the New York State Capital, which means visiting the state capitol building is a must for some people. The building itself is magnificent with 19th-century architecture in a European style.
You can also tour the New York State Museum and the Albany Institute of History & Art if you enjoy learning about local art and history.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Mariaville Lake is an excellent choice.