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Somerset Lake


Somerset Lake, Pennsylvania

Somerset Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Pennsylvania for lake homes and lake lots.

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    • Counties: Chester County
    About Somerset Lake
    Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania

    Somerset Lake is a 28-acre lake located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. It is just 13 miles northwest of Wilmington, Delaware.

    The Philadelphia International Airport is 32 miles east, just outside of downtown Philly. The closest location for urgent care is Christiana Hospital, 10 miles south in Christiana, Pennsylvania.

    Fantastic restaurants surround Somerset Lake like Taqueria Moroleon, Bardea Food and Drink, Redfire Grill & Steakhouse, and Woodside Farm Creamery.

    Life on Somerset Lake

    Considered a hidden gem of Pennsylvania, Somerset allows residents to view wildlife, fish, kayak, and boat. A variety of waterfowl like ducks, geese, blue herons, and egrets can be seen here, as well as bald eagles!

    At Somerset Lake, anglers can expect to catch catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, and sunfish. Take your kayak or boat out on the lake for an afternoon of angling or a relaxing ride.

    Visit Wilmington, Delaware

    The city of Wilmington, Delaware, is a stone's throw away from Somerset Lake. This historic city offers visitors a lot to explore and eat!

    Wilmington is home to Hagley Museum and Library, a beautifully restored building from 1802. This museum features 235 acres of woodlands along the Brandywine River that house stone ruins and restored buildings from the black powder works of the DuPont Company.

    To experience another historic mansion, visit Nemours Estate. The estate features a 77 room mansion, the largest French gardens in North America, a garage housing a collection of vintage automobiles, and nearly 200 acres of scenic woodlands, meadows, and lawns.

    The Old Swedes Church in downtown Wilmington is one of the few surviving remnants of one of the first colonies in the state. Take a tour here to see a slice of history!

    After a long day of exploring the city, grab a bite at some of the highly-rated restaurants in Wilmington, like Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront, Mrs. Robino's Restaurant, Kid Shelleen's Charcoal House & Saloon, and Del Pez Mexican Gastropub.

    A Perfect Lake for Anyone Seeking Pennsylvania's Finest

    If you’re looking for a suburban location that's close to water, then take a look at Somerset Lake. It may just be the location of your next lake home!