Jordan Lake

North Carolina

92Listings
$65K-$13.4M
$99.9MTotal Value
Jordan Lake, North Carolina

Jordan Lake real estate is the second largest market for lake homes and land in North Carolina.

There are typically around 300 lake homes for sale on Jordan Lake, and 190 lots and land listings available. Jordan Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $676,000.

Also called B. Everett Jordan Lake , this lake is one of North Carolina's largest lakes and has 180 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, is only 20 miles away.

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  • 180Mi. of Shoreline
  • 14Avg. Depth
  • 38Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    Mountains
  • Dam Name
    B. Everett Jordan Dam
  • Year Built
    1963
  • Managed By US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Water Drops
    10 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    13,940
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    February-December
Marinas
(919) 387-7011
565 Farrington Rd
Apex, NC 27523
Golf Courses
(919) 361-1400
1480 O'Kelly Chapel Rd
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 467-2566
300 Prestonwood Pkwy
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 362-1233
3501 US Hwy 64W
Apex, NC 27523
(919) 542-5501
840 The Preserve Trail
Chapel HIll, NC 27517
Campgrounds
(336) 853-4567
160 Campground Lane
Linwood, NC 27523
(919) 362-0586
280 State Park Rd
Apex, NC 27523
(919) 362-0586
3199 N Pea Ridge Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 362-0586
Parkers Creek Recreation Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • Counties: Chatham County, Durham County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Family Fishing Fiesta, Skywatching, fishing and Birdwatching shows and how-tos
  • Sailing clubs (Yes)
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- Must obtain permit to construct and enhance
Hospitals
(919) 350-4300
120 Healthplex Way
Apex, NC 27502
Airports
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd, Morrisville, NC 27560
20 miles away
Deck Airpark Airport
Apex, NC 27523
7 miles away
About Jordan Lake
Convenient to Raleigh and Durham

Jordan Lake is a wooded lake oasis located just south of Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina. U.S Highway 64 crosses the lake, and it is also convenient to I-40 and Highway 1.

Restaurants, retail stores, schools, parks, golf courses, and medical centers are a short drive away.

Travelers will appreciate having the Raleigh-Durham International Airport nearby, along with a variety of hotels and rental-car stations.

Scenic Landscapes

The large and beautiful Jordan Lake covers 13,940 acres and has 200 miles of shoreline. Its dam was built in 1963 at the meeting place of the Haw and New Hope Rivers.

Surrounded by tall-standing pines, Jordan Lake is also one of the most significant summertime habitats for bald eagles.

All sorts of water activities happen on Jordan Lake, including pontooning, powerboating, water skiing, tubing, sailing, fishing, and more.

Anglers are attracted to the lake for its populations of largemouth bass, crappie, striped bass, hybrid bass, bream, catfish, and white perch.

Lakeside Establishments

Crosswinds Boating Center offers the only gas pumps on the water. You can also rent boats, kayaks, canoes, or boat slips from the marina.

The Jordan State Recreation Area includes eight recreation sites: Crosswinds, Boat Ramp and Campground, Ebenezer Church, New Hope Overlook, Parkers Creek, Poplar Point, Robeson Creek, Seaforth, and Vista Point.

There are seven swimming beaches between the parks, 14 miles of hiking trails, boat ramps, five campgrounds, and an abundance of wildlife.

The Preserve At Jordan Lake is a well-maintained course that is a delight for golfers of all skill levels.

Explore Raleigh

As the capital of North Carolina, Raleigh has lots to do and see!

Pullen Park was the first public park in North Carolina and remains a great place for families and young children to enjoy the day outside. This park offers paddle boat rentals, carousel rides, playgrounds, train rides, and more!

Raleigh is home to many museums such as the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Marbles Kids Museum.

Another great way to see Raleigh is by exploring downtown. Here, you will find amazing and delicious dining options such as Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar, Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar, and 10th & Terrace for drinks overlooking the pretty city lights.

Raleigh also offers a great shopping scene, visit Crabtree Valley Mall or North Hills.

A Wonderful Life

Purchase a property at Jordan Lake to escape everyday life whenever you want. Its natural shores give it a secluded essence while the city is a short distance away.