Lake Gaston

Virginia

149Listings
$5K-$1B
$36.5MTotal Value
Lake Gaston, Virginia

Located in Virginia, Lake Gaston real estate is the second largest market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Lake Gaston homes for sale is $382,000. On average, there are 220 lake homes for sale on Lake Gaston, and 400 lake lots and parcels.

With 350 miles of shoreline, Lake Gaston is considered one of Virginia's largest lakes.

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  • 350Mi. of Shoreline
  • 95Deepest Depth
  • Dam Name
    Gaston Dam
  • Year Built
    1963
  • Managed By Dominion Resources
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    20,000
  • Public Boat Ramps
    7
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Campgrounds
(434) 636-2668
9 Lakeside Ln
Bracey, VA 23919
(252) 586-4121
561 Fleming Dairy Rd
Littleton, NC 27850
(252) 537-2526
110 Nottingham Cir
Henrico, NC 27842
  • Counties: Halifax County, Northampton County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Wings, Wheels and Crafts, fishing tournaments, events and plays at community center
  • Interesting facts: Lake Gaston has 2 islands called Goat Island and Wobble Island.
  • Known for: Lake Gaston is known for the ample amount of room for outdoors fun. With numerous marinas and public boat ramps, boaters will find that Gaston Lake is the best for fun on the water. At 34 miles long, the 20,000 acre lake provides plenty of room to play.
  • History: The Lake Gaston Dam was completed in 1963 and is located in the small town of Thelma, North Carolina. The lake is not federally owned. It was formed when the Virginia Electric Power Company built the dam to generate electricity for Dominion Resources, which owns the lake.
  • Landmarks: Gaston Dam.
Hospitals
(434) 447-3151
125 Buena Vista Cir
South Hill, VA 23970
Airports
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd, Morrisville, NC 27560
82 miles away
Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport
Brodnax, VA 23920
20 miles away
About Lake Gaston
Spanning Two States

Lake Gaston is a 20,000-acre lake that crosses the Virginia-North Carolina border. In Virginia, the lake touches Brunswick and Mecklenburg counties.

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is the closest major airport, but the Richmond International Airport is another option. For medical care, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital is in nearby South Hill.

Groceries and snacks can be found at several stores and markets within 25 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Kennon House, Watersview Restaurant, Second Street Lunch, and The Pointe at Lake Gaston.

Beautiful and Bold

Lake Gaston provides plenty of space for relaxation and adventure as well as gorgeous sights for every resident and visitor.

Boating is a popular activity and many people enjoy using pontoon boats, jet skis, powerboats, water skis, tubes, wakeboards, and sailboats. Launch from any of the public boat ramps or marinas that dot the shoreline, and prepare for a day of prime lake enjoyment.

Anglers love Lake Gaston for the largemouth bass, striped bass, black crappie, walleye, chain pickerel, white perch, catfish, and bluegill.

Other activities off the water are camping, hiking, birding, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and relaxing.

Explore Raleigh

As the capital of North Carolina and the closest major city, Raleigh has lots to do and see!

Pullen Park was the first public park in North Carolina and remains a great place for families and young children to enjoy the day outside. This park offers paddle boat rentals, carousel rides, playgrounds, train rides, and more!

Raleigh is home to many museums such as the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Marbles Kids Museum.

Another great way to see Raleigh is by exploring downtown. Here, you will find amazing and delicious dining options such as Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar, Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar, and 10th & Terrace for drinks overlooking the pretty city lights.

Raleigh also offers a great shopping scene, so be sure to visit Crabtree Valley Mall or North Hills.

A Premier Paradise

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Gaston is an excellent choice.