Lake Glenville

North Carolina

4Listings
$55K-$1.7M
$2.6MTotal 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
    1940
  • Managed By Duke Energy
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    1,400
  • Public Boat Ramps
    3
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Marinas
(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
Public
(828) 743-4251
245 Links Dr
Cashiers , NC 28717
Public
(828) 743-1991
67 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire , NC 48774
Private
Campgrounds
(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.
Hospitals
(828) 856-7000
68 Hospital Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Airports
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 close to Glenville, North Carolina, in between Asheville and Greenville, South Carolina.

The Asheville Regional Airport is under 85 miles, and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is under 90 miles away.

Residents can also visit the nearby Jackson Plaza Mall and various local restaurants, such as Dalaya.

Big and Beautiful

Spanning 1,470 acres, Lake Glenville has plenty of room for new residents to come and settle down.

Popular activities include boating, tubing, skiing, paddleboarding, kneeboarding, swimming, and fishing. Anglers will love tossing a line out for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow perch, crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, large brim, and catfish.

Pines Recreation Area has a sandy mountain beach, swim area, fishing pier, picnic tables, a bathroom, and a parking lot.

Explorers will love visiting the seven islands and three waterfalls along the lake.

Signal Ridge Marina is the only marina and offers boats for rent and sale, boat and motor service, boat storage, live bait, and fishing accessories.

Ralph J. Andrews Park Campgrounds is in Glenville and has campsites, full RV hook-ups, tent sites, primitive campsites, picnic areas, fishing areas, hot showers, bathrooms, and a dump station.

Visit Beautiful Glenville

Those looking for fun off the water can visit Glenville. One popular attraction is Arrowmont Stables, where visitors can enjoy taking a ride around the stables on horseback. Another popular attraction is High Falls, where visitors can hike the trails and relax by the falls.

Explore Asheville

Asheville is a great destination for outdoor adventures, science routes, and cultural experiences for you and the family.

Residents can take a tour to learn the history of the city 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.

Explore Greenville

Greenville is the thriving center of upstate South Carolina and is home to countless entertainment options, making it an idyllic setting for any daycation.

Greenville visitors can take in the natural aesthetic of the Falls Park on the Reedy in the downtown Historic West End. The park is home to beautiful waterfalls, gardens, and unique public sculptures.

Hungry Greenville visitors will enjoy the city’s wide variety of dining opportunities, and beer lovers should explore the seemingly endless number of breweries the city has to offer.

Calm and Relaxing Lake Life

Those looking for a place to unwind will love living the lake life on Lake Glenville.