Richard B. Russell Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Georgia.
Also called Lake Russell, this lake is one of Georgia's largest lakes and has 540 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is only 87 miles away.
Richard B. Russell, also known as Lake Russell, is on the Georgia-South Carolina state line. It is located about an hour and forty minutes from Greenville, South Carolina, and two and a half hours from Atlanta, Georgia.
On the South Carolina side of the lake, residents can access the Abbeville Area Medical Center and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
On the Georgia side of the lake, residents can access the Elbert Memorial Hospital and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Camping, boating, and hiking are all popular at this 26,650-acre reservoir. In addition, water skiing, jet skiing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing are centered around the lake's 540 miles of shoreline.
Lake Richard B. Russell supports both warm-water species and cold-water species of fish including bass, catfish, crappie, trout, sunfish, perch, and stripers.
Richard B. Russell State Park offers lake residents a myriad of outdoor activities to enjoy. This park truly has it all from campgrounds, cottages, hiking trails, and a swimming beach to disc golf and a traditional golf course.
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.
Music and theater fans alike will enjoy the Peace Center, a nonprofit theater that premiers a variety of top-class music and plays. The venue is also known to host events.
Hungry Greenville visitors will enjoy the city’s wide variety of dining opportunities including Kitchen Sync, a unique highly-rated made-from-scratch restaurant with extraordinary hospitality.
Beer lovers should explore the seemingly endless number of breweries Greenville has to offer, including Quest Brewing Company, Birds Fly South Ale Project and Fireforge Crafted Beer, and much more!
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Lake Richard B. Russell is an excellent choice.