Lake Independence


23Listings$5K-$115K$490KTotal Value
Lake Independence, Virginia

Lake Independence real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Virginia.

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    About Lake Independence
    Westmoreland County, Virginia

    Lake Independence is in Montross, Virginia, right next to the Virginia-Maryland border and the Potomac River. For a big-city getaway, Richmond is under 80 miles away.

    The Richmond International Airport is under 90 miles away, and the VCU Health Tappahannock Hospital is around 30 miles away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found at several markets and stores within 25 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Yesterday’s Family Restaurant, The Barn, El Mariachi Restaurant, and Angelo’s Pizza Restaurant Seafood & Steamer Bar.

    Happy Medium

    Lake Independence spans 100 acres, making it the perfect size to offer residents privacy and plenty of lake fun. It is part of the Stratford Harbour community, which has other amenities to satisfy residents.

    The lake has a beach for swimming, a ramp for non-gas-powered boating, and areas for fishing. Residents can also relax on the shoreline and take in the beautiful lake views.

    The community also has a clubhouse, a pool, security guards, a beach on the Potomac River, a marina on the Potomac River with boat ramps and slips, tennis courts, basketball courts, a playground, and a picnic pavilion.

    Local Entertainment

    Those with an interest in history should take a tour of the farm where George Washington was born.

    Adults of age can enjoy wine tastings at either General Ridge’s Vineyard or Ingleside Vineyards.

    Outdoorsmen and women should have Westmoreland State Park at the top of their list of places to visit. This park has a beach where you can find shark teeth. It also includes a campground, trails, and water access.

    Explore Richmond

    The nearby city of Richmond is teeming with historical sites. Monument Avenue and the White House of the Confederacy provide historical information concerning the early days of the United States.

    The top Richmond attraction is Maymont, a 100-acre estate featuring a Japanese garden, petting zoo, carriages, and the Dooley Mansion is available for tour.

    Carytown, a popular city district, is home to unique shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The historic Byrd Theater, which was built in 1928, is celebrating over 90 years of service.

    The Virginia Museum of Art has free admission and features pieces whose creation dates back to 5,000 years.

    A Place to Call Home

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