Located in Virginia, Lake Orange real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.
Lake Orange is in Orange, Virginia, under 95 miles from Richmond and Washington, D.C.
The Richmond International Airport is under 90 miles away, and the Dulles International Airport is under 100 miles away. For medical care, the Novant Health UVA Culpeper Medical Center is under 25 miles away.
Groceries and snacks can be found at several stores and markets within 25 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as La Naranja, Real Food, El Vaquero, and Barbara’s Soul Food on Wheels.
At 124 acres, Lake Orange offers its residents privacy and plenty of lake fun.
There is a boat ramp on the western side of the lake for easy access to explore the water. The spot also has a concession stand, a fishing pier, a parking lot, picnic facilities, and shoreline access.
Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, chain pickerel, blue catfish, and walleye.
Camping, swimming, sailboats, hunting, and trotlines aren't allowed on the lake. Boat anglers are permitted to use trolling motors, and anglers with outboard motors on their boats can be here as long as their motor is trimmed/propped out of the water.
Oenophiles will be happy to know they have many local tasting options. Such options for wine tasting include Barboursville Vineyards, Horton Vineyards, Reynard Florence Vineyard, and Honah Lee Vineyard.
The James Madison Museum of Orange County is also a top attraction for history lovers.
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.
For an exciting weekend trip, Lake Orange residents can take the short 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.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Orange is an excellent choice.