Lake Real Estate Agent

Lake Real Estate Agent

Forest Lake Real Estate Agent

Cat Thornton

Lake Homes Realty

(803) 335-5900

Cat is a successful, Lake Murray real estate expert agent. Her love of the lake and thoughtful guidance on local real estate will help you find the right home for the perfect lake experience. In addition to Lake Murray homes and land, Cat's experience of local real estate also enables her to assist clients with residential and commercial properties in Lexington and Columbia, SC.


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About Forest Lake

Location and Access

Located in Columbia, South Carolina, Forest Lake is a peaceful area and family-friendly community.


The area is great for all of your boating, fishing, and exercising purposes. Enjoy the outdoors and scenic nature trails and find your perfect southern waterfront home here.


Fishing Opportunities

Anglers can find a variety of fish species here. The most popular fish caught in Forest Lake are rainbow trout, perch, bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill, and pumpkinseed.


Around Forest Lake

The area around Forest Lake is in a great community with lots to do. Adjacent to the lake is the Forest Lake Club, where members can enjoy amenities such as sports courts, golf courses, events, and dining options.


The town includes lots of good chain restaurants and grocery stores for you to stock up! There is a Publix, Trader Joe’s, and Lowes Foods available just five minutes away.


Grab breakfast or brunch at The Original Pancake House - Columbia which happens to be the local favorite. Enjoy a great outdoor shopping scene at the East Forest Plaza.


Hospital and Airport

Located just ten minutes away from the lake is the Moncrief Army Health Clinic Military Hospital. The Providence Health and Prisma Health Richland Hospital are just 15 minutes away from Forest Lake.


The closest airport to Forest Lake is the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. This airport is just a 23-minute drive from the lake area.


City of Columbia

As the “New Southern Hotspot,” the city of Columbia has something to offer everyone.


Indulge in the southern culinary creations and amazing dining scene by trying must-have restaurants like Motor Supply Co. Bistro, Cafe Strudel, and Terra. Make sure to order the shrimp and grits at the Blue Marlin!


Visit Devine Street, Congaree Vista, or Five Points, home to great entertainment and shopping scenes.


Take tours of the South Carolina State Museum, Columbia Museum of Art, or the Columbia’s Historic House Museum, where tourists can understand the city's rich history.


If you are adventurous and outdoorsy, then Columbia is the place to be. Enjoy a nice walk or bike ride on the Three Rivers Greenway or a day on the water kayaking or tubing at Saluda Shoals Park.


Excellent Choice for a Lake Home Property

Whether you are looking for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home, Forest Lake is an excellent choice!