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    About Cherokee Lake
    Frederick County, Virginia

    Cherokee Lake is a reservoir in Winchester, Virginia, near the Virginia-West Virginia border. Washington, D.C. is under 105 miles away for a getaway to a big city.

    The Dulles International Airport is under 90 miles away, and the Winchester Medical Center is under 15 miles away.

    On and Around the Water

    Cherokee Lake spans 15 acres and has a lot to offer residents. Popular activities include kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, and taking in the views.

    Anglers looking to toss out a line will find largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, sauger, and walleye.

    The residential community around Cherokee Lake is known as Shawneeland. Residents of the community can enjoy Cherokee Beach, two playgrounds, and a 4-hole golf course.

    Explore Winchester

    Winchester is known as the “Apple Capital,” and is voted one of the best places to live in the state.

    As one of the largest apple exports of the nation, tourists from all over visit for the annual spring event, the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.

    There is a suburban feel to the city but with a modern take on coffee shops, restaurants, shopping, outdoor activities, and more!

    Explore Washington, D.C.

    For an exciting city vacation, Cherokee Lake residents can take the trip to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C!

    The District of Columbia is home to numerous memorials and museums, highlighting the rich history of the United States, the natural sciences, and the world.

    Start your tour with the well-known Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. This prestigious museum holds the world's most extensive collection of natural history specimens and artifacts, including the remains of dinosaurs.

    Next, check out the National Gallery of Art. This sprawling, two-building complex houses the nation’s treasure-trove of art, spanning all major periods and many famous paintings.

    Most notably, be sure to tour the U.S. Capitol building, a must-see! The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. Today, it stands not only as a monument to its builders but to the American people and their government.

    A Place to Call Home

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