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Lake Glenville

North Carolina

9Listings$25K-$1B$10.8MTotal Value
Lake Glenville, North Carolina

Located in North Carolina, Lake Glenville real estate is a tight inventory market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Lake Glenville homes for sale is $1,869,000. On average, there are 10 lake homes for sale on Lake Glenville, and 10 lake lots and parcels.

  • 26Mi. of Shoreline
  • 125Deepest Depth
  • Dam Name
    Thorpe Dam
  • Year Built
  • Managed By Duke Energy
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
(828) 743-9998
4623 NC 107
Glenville, NC 28736
(828) 743-2143
4769 NC 107
Glenville, NC 28736
(864) 868-7772
152 Mariner Cir
Sunset, SC 29685
Golf Courses
(828) 293-5005
1540 Grandview dr
Tuskasegee, NC 28783
(828) 743-4251
245 Links Dr
Cashiers , NC 28717
(828) 743-1991
67 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire , NC 48774
(888) 452-3086
175 Tathams Creek Rd
Sylva , NC 28779
Panther Ridge RV Park and Campground
(828) 553-0373
13 Little Panthertail Rd
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747
Wolf Creek Outlook Rv Park and Campground
(828) 293-2352
13602 Canada Rd
Tuckasegee, NC 48783
  • Counties: Jackson County
  • Fish: Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Fireworks on Lake Glenville, Annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • Interesting facts: The lake was created as part of the Thorpe Hydroelectric Project and was made to supply power ti produce aluminum throughout WWII.
  • Known for: At 3,542 feet, Lake Glenville is the highest lake east of the Mississippi River.
  • History: The original name of this lake was Thorpe Reservoir. In 1940 the Aluminum Company of America created the lake and Thorpe Dam. There are also several islands.
  • Landmarks: Lake Glenville has three waterfalls: Hurricane Falls, Norton Falls, and Mill Creek Falls.
(828) 856-7000
68 Hospital Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Asheville Regional Airport
61 Terminal Dr #1, Fletcher, NC 28732
54 miles away
Jackson County Airport
626 Airport Rd, Sylva, NC 28779
22 miles away
    About Lake Glenville
    Jackson County, North Carolina

    Lake Glenville is located in Jackson County, North Carolina, in the city of Glenville. It has 1,470 acres with 26 miles of shoreline. Just 70 miles away is Asheville, North Carolina, where you can find the Asheville Regional Airport and Mission Hospital.

    On the Water

    Watersports are a popular activity on Lake Glenville. People often enjoy tubing, skiing, swimming, kneeboarding, and more! Lake Glenville is also a great spot for more peaceful activities like kayaking, canoeing, etc. You can launch your personal boat at the many boat ramps around the lake or rent a boat from the marina.

    Lake Glenville is also a popular destination for fishing. A variety of fish are found here, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, perch, and more! Anglers can get their fishing supplies at the marina located around Lake Glenville.

    You can also have fun off the water here. Lake Glenville has campgrounds with campsites, full RV hook-ups, tent sites, primitive campsites, picnic areas, fishing areas, hot showers, and bathrooms. There are also swimming beaches, hiking trails, and even three waterfalls and seven islands to explore while at Lake Glenville!

    In the City

    Lake Glenville is home to several events throughout the year. On the 4th of July, the city will host a firework show at the lake. You can also rent boats to watch the leaves change in the Fall! There are also plenty of hiking trails, picnic areas, and golf courses around Lake Glenville. When you get hungry, you can visit Happ’s Place and The Landings at Trillium.

    For a day in the city, Asheville has plenty of things to do. Biltmore Estate is a gorgeous mansion that was the home of George Vanderbilt. More than that, you can visit the Basilica of Saint Lawrence and the North Carolina Arboretum. To eat, you can try Melting Pot Social and The Market Place Restaurant.

    Relaxing Seclusion

    Lake Glenville is the perfect home for those looking to get away to a calm, secluded lake!