J. Percy Priest Lake


Under $8.1M
$126.6MTotal Value
J. Percy Priest Lake, Tennessee

J. Percy Priest Lake real estate is regarded as a top ten market in Tennessee for lake homes and lake lots.

Typically, buyers can find 170 J. Percy Priest Lake homes for sale, and 10 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, J. Percy Priest Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $250,000.

A mid-sized Tennessee lake, J. Percy Priest Lake has 265 miles of shoreline.

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  • 265Mi. of Shoreline
  • 28Avg. Depth
  • 100Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Percy Priest Dam
  • Year Built
  • Managed By US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Water Drops
    4 ft
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
(615) 889-5363
3361 Bell Rd
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 459-6219
3157 Weakley Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 641-2212
4027 Lavergne Couchville Pike
Antioch, TN 37013
(615) 862-8472
2901 Bell Rd
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 883-0413
3979 Bell Rd
Hermitage, TN 37076
2901 Bell Road
Nashivlle, TN 37217
Golf Courses
(615) 367-2311
1101 Nashboro Blvd
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 449-7272
1835 Logue Rd Moun
Juliet, TN 37122
(615) 361-1980
4010 Anderson Road
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 459-6948
493 Jones Mill Rd
La Vergne, TN 37086
(615) 889-5198
1810 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Hermitage , TN 37076
  • Counties: Davidson County, Rutherford County, Wilson County
  • Fish: Channel Catfish, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: The Tennessee Renaissance Festival,Tennessee Craft Festival
  • Sailing clubs: Vanderbilt Sailing Club, Tennessee Boat Club, Percy Priest Yacht Club, Vanderbilt Rowing Club, and Nashville Rowing Club
  • Interesting facts: Named for A former U.S. Congressman
  • Known for: Sailing
(615) 316-3000
5655 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN 37076
Nashville International Airport
1 Terminal Dr Nashville, TN 37214
9 miles away
John C. Tune Airport
110 Tune Airport Drive Nashville, TN 37209
24 miles away
About J. Percy Priest Lake
Lake of Nashville

J. Percy Priest Lake is a recreational splendor just 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The short drive to the city makes it easy to work in the city and live on the lake.

Out-of-state travelers have easy access to the lake through the Nashville International Airport, just six miles away, and the TriStar Summit Medical Center is only two miles away. The I-20, I-40, and I-65 are major roadways nearby.

A Beautiful Sight

J. Percy Priest Lake spans 14,200 acres across Rutherford, Wilson, and Davidson Counties. It features 213 miles of shoreline and 38 islands, and the Stones River is its inflow and outflow source.

The lake is home to 30 recreation areas, five marinas, hundreds of campsites, and over 1,500 boat slips.

Boating, Fishing, and More

Percy Priest Lake welcomes watercraft of all kinds: pontoons, powerboats, sailboats, jet skis, bass boats, and many more.

The lake is enjoyed by Vanderbilt Sailing Club, Vanderbilt Rowing Club, Nashville Rowing Club, Percy Priest Yacht Club, and Tennessee Boat Club.

Known for its bass fishing, the lake is home to largemouth, smallmouth, striped, white, and Cherokee bass. It also holds catfish, sunfish, bluegill, and trout. Anglers have lots of opportunities for tournament fishing.

The Cook Day-Use Area features a sandy beach and roped-in swimming area. Long Hunter State Park is a great source of hiking trails, but trails are found almost anywhere around the lakeshore. Hamilton Creek Recreation Area is popular for its biking trails.

Explore Nashville

The heart of Nashville is right around the corner, making it easy to take a short trip to the city.

As the capital of Tennessee, Nashville lives up to its nickname of being “Music City USA.” It is home to many music attractions such as the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a variety of record labels.

The nightlife in Nashville is nothing short of amazing. If of age, check out the downtown bar scenes that include sports bars, karaoke bars, rooftop bars, and famous honky-tonks.

Unbeatable Lake Property

Being a short distance from the lake or the city, properties at J. Percy Priest Lake are perfect for a full-time home, seasonal escape, or rental.