Lake Townsend

North Carolina

$2.8MTotal Value
Lake Townsend, North Carolina

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.

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  • 35Deepest Depth
  • Year Built
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  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
1896 Trox Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Friday Night Paddles.Townsend Big Bass Night Tournaments.
  • Sailing clubs: Lake Townsend Yacht Club
  • Interesting facts: The Lake is closed every Wednesday.
  • History: The Lake was named after James R. Townsend, a former city manager of Greensboro.
  • Permit is required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are not allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are not allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(336) 832-1000
2400 W Friendly Ave
Greensboro, NC 27403
Piedmont Triad International Airport
1000 Ted Johnson Pkwy, Greensboro, NC 27409
15 miles away
Air Harbor Airport-W88
150 Air Harbor Rd, Greensboro NC 27455
4 miles away
About Lake Townsend
Guilford County, North Carolina

Lake Townsend is in Greensboro, North Carolina, under 10 miles from the heart of the city.

Greensboro is full of plenty of amenities like Kindred Hospital Greensboro and Piedmont Triad International Airport.

Residents can shop at neighboring centers, such as the Golden Gate Shopping Center, and sample cuisine from restaurants like Gillespie Grill and Undercurrent Restaurant.

Great and Expansive

Spanning across 1,542 acres, Lake Townsend allows residents to have plenty of room to explore and take in beautiful sights.

A large boat ramp is available for private boat launching, with another launch ramp for small sailboats. Kayaks, rowboats, and sailboats are available to rent. The lake also has a fishing pier, parking, and restrooms.

Anglers tossing out a line can find largemouth bass, hybrid bass, striped bass, catfish, and crappie.

No swimming or wading is allowed at Lake Townsend or any of the Greensboro City Lakes.

Residents can join the Lake Townsend Yacht Club, where members enjoy cruising and racing sailboats on the lake.

Explore Greensboro

Residents of Lake Townsend can enjoy spending time in the town of Greensboro.

The Greensboro Science Center allows guests to experience the wonder of not only an aquarium and zoo but also an immersive theater.

Another popular attraction is the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden. During their visit, guests can take in the flora and fauna and various seasonal exhibits.

Relaxation and Exploration

With tons of space for residents to explore their surroundings and fully unwind, Lake Townsend is a beautiful place to call home.