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Lake Kilby


Lake Kilby, Virginia

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

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    • Counties: City of Suffolk
    • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass
    • Motorized boats are allowed.
    • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- Portsmouth boat permits are required
      About Lake Kilby
      Near the Coast

      Lake Kilby is in Suffolk, Virginia, under 30 miles from Norfolk and Portsmouth. For coastal fun, Virginia Beach is under 55 miles away.

      The Norfolk International Airport is 30 miles away, and the Sentara Obici Hospital is under 10 miles away.

      On the Water Fun

      Spanning 222 acres, Lake Kilby is the oldest of the Portsmouth water supply lakes.

      The upper half is a dense and very scenic cypress swamp, offering plenty of views and great fishing! Flier, warmouth, chain pickerel, and black crappie flourish here, but anglers can also find bluegill, redear, and largemouth bass.

      In addition to fishing, residents can also enjoy boating and observing nature. Gas motors up to 10 horsepower are allowed, but bank fishing is prohibited.

      Explore Various Cities

      Portsmouth and Norfolk are closer by and boast a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars. Their shopping ranges from upscale department stores to personal boutiques.

      Virginia Beach is under 55 miles from the area. It is the perfect place for a walk on the beach, dine at seafood restaurants, or play a round of mini-golf.

      The Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club, Bide-A-Wee Golf Course, and Suffolk Golf Course make excellent golfing locations.

      A Place to Call Home

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