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    About Lake Pelham
    Culpeper County, Virginia

    Lake Pelham is in Culpeper, Virginia, under 95 miles from Richmond and Washington, D.C.

    The Dulles International Airport is 60 miles away, and the Novant Health UVA Culpeper Medical Center is under three miles away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found at several markets and stores within 10 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Osaka Japanese House, Mama’s Pizza & Subs, Graze to Griddle, and Country Cafe.

    Happy Medium

    At 255 acres, Lake Pelham offers its residents privacy and plenty of lake fun.

    There is a public boat ramp to make exploring the water easy. There is no bank fishing access, only electric motors are allowed, and permits are required.

    Anglers looking to toss out a line can find crappie, channel catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, and yellow perch.

    Local Entertainment

    Those wanting to learn the history of the surrounding area should stop by the Museum of Culpeper History.

    Another nearby historic site is the Graffiti House, which served as a hospital during the Civil War.

    Explore Washington, D.C.

    For an exciting weekend trip, Lake Pelham 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.

    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 Pelham is an excellent choice.