Lake Townsend real estate is considered a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and lake lots in North Carolina.
There are typically 10 lake homes for sale on Lake Townsend at any given time. The lake will usually have 10 or so lake lots and land for sale.
Lake Townsend homes for sale have an average list price of $425,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.
The largest of three municipal reservoirs, Lake Townsend is located in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is part of Guilford County and sits on 1,542 acres with 26 miles of shoreline. Besides providing water for the area, it is a popular destination for recreation.
Lake Townsend is a great place for sailboats. Restrictions for powerboats make the still waters perfect for sailing. The Lake Townsend Yacht Club offers members access to small and large sailboat races. It offers sailing lessons as well. The Club is inexpensive and membership is open to the public. You can also bring out electric motor boats, kayaks, and canoes on Lake Townsend. The marina offers boat rentals and a public launch. There is a boat ramp for private boats as well.
The calm waters also make for stellar fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth, striped, and hybrid bass as well as black and white crappie and channel catfish. You can try your hand at spinning, bait casting, or fly fishing. Fishing is allowed from boats and from the piers.
Lake Townsend is surrounded by several hiking trails, campgrounds, golf courses, and more to keep you busy when you aren’t on the lake. When you get hungry at the lake, you can picnic or try out Bryan Park Grill in the lake’s park.
Nearby Greensboro offers the attractions of the big city. It is a vibrant city with plenty of shopping, nightlife, and more. There are also plenty of parks, gardens, arboretums, and museums for you to explore. Try out local restaurants like Hops Burger Bar, Scrambled Southern Diner, and Dame’s Chicken and Waffles.
Greensboro is home to both Cone Health Hospital and Piedmont Triad International Airport.
Lake Townsend would make the perfect home for those looking for a calm lake they can relax with easy access to city life.