Lake Prince is in Suffolk, Virginia, under 30 miles from Norfolk and Portsmouth. For coastal fun, Virginia Beach is under 50 miles away.
The closest major airport is Norfolk International, 42 minutes away, and urgent care can be provided at Sentara Obici Hospital, 10 minutes away.
Groceries and snacks can be found at several stores and markets within 10 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Iron Chef Japanese Restaurant, George’s Steak House, Skrimp Shack, and Cazadores.
At 946 acres, residents will be hard-pressed to run out of things to do on Lake Prince.
There is a boat ramp on the lake and Norfolk boat permits are required. Bank fishing is at a small area around the boat ramp, and gas motors up to 9.9 horsepower are allowed. Boats with outboard motors larger than 9.9 horsepower can access the lake if the gas tanks are removed or the outboard is disabled.
On average this lake produces 50 trophy largemouth bass and 150 trophy sunfish yearly. Anglers can also expect to find channel catfish, bowfin, bluegill, blue catfish, yellow perch, chain pickerel, and striped bass.
Residents can learn about the area's history at either Riddick’s Folly House Museum or Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum.
Outdoorsmen and women won’t want to miss the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. With over 112,000 acres this refuge offers hiking, biking, and an opportunity to view exclusive wildlife.
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.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Prince is an excellent choice.