Lake Bridgeport real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Texas for lake homes and lake lots.
Typically, buyers can find 10 Lake Bridgeport homes for sale, and 140 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lake Bridgeport homes for sale have an average list price of $448,000.
A mid-sized Texas lake, Lake Bridgeport has 129 miles of shoreline.
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Lake Bridgeport is a man-made 11,954-acre lake on the West Fork of the Trinity River. Its maximum depth is 85 feet and it has a 12-foot average annual fluctuation.
The lake is located in an area of the same name and is under two hours from Fort Worth and Dallas. Faith Community Hospital is less than an hour away from Lake Bridgeport and the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is a little less than two hours away.
The lake is a popular choice for those who enjoy watersports and boating. Fishing is also a popular activity. Anglers can expect to possibly reel in largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, white bass, hybrid striped bass, channel catfish, crappie, and sunfish.
There are multiple paddling trails on the southern part of the lake including the Chupacabra and Bridgeport Falls. Each is accessible by both canoes and kayaks.
There are a few opportunities for Lake Bridgeport residents to ride dirt bikes and ATVs.
The Twin Hills Cycle Ranch offers 2,000 acres of rugged and hard-packed terrain. They offer a variety of difficulties and camping is permitted with a fee. For larger vehicles, the Northwest OHV Park is open to SUVs, UTV and Jeeps and is around 300 acres.
There are several trails for hiking and equestrian activities in the area. The Sid Richardson Scout Ranch is nearby, which includes multiple campsites and more trails.
The Runaway Bay Golf Club and Resort is on the southwest side of the lake and is constructed around a beautiful Texas landscape. The course includes 18 holes, a practice putting green, and a covered open-air driving range.
Residents of Lake Bridgeport keep a close eye out for the legendary Chupacabra, a mysterious creature that sucks the blood from cows and goats and has been allegedly spotted throughout the Americas. A maintenance worker around Lake Bridgeport reported to have spotted the creature in 2010, but it turned out to be a hairless raccoon.
Don’t worry, the Bridgeport area isn’t riddled with monsters, as far as residents know. Rather, it’s a very decent place to live. Bridgeport schools are well-ranked and the area is said to be good for families.
If you want to a home by a lake in a good area with plenty to do, Lake Bridgeport is an excellent place to look!