Lake Shenandoah real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Virginia.
Lake Shenandoah is in Harrisonburg, Virginia, under 160 miles from Richmond and Washington, D.C.
The Shenandoah Valley Airport is under 20 miles away, the Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport is under 70 miles away, and the Dulles International Airport is under 125 miles away. For medical care, the Sentara RMH Medical Center is under five miles away.
Groceries and snacks can be found at several stores and markets within five miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Bowl & Spoon, Your Pie Pizza, Pasha Rest & Cafe, and O’Neill’s Grill.
At 36 acres, Lake Shenandoah offers its residents privacy and plenty of room for lake fun.
Most of the water is less than three feet deep, but the maximum depth near the dam is 25 feet. Popular activities are kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and relaxing on the shoreline. Gasoline motors, swimming, wading, ice skating, hunting, trapping, and camping are prohibited.
Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, redear sunfish, and black crappie.
The area has excellent bank fishing access, a boat ramp, a fishing pier, restrooms, a bait hut open seasonally, and a wildlife viewing trail.
Massanutten Resort has 6,000 acres of activities to explore with something for everyone! There are 12 on-site dining locations, escape rooms, zip-lining, mountain biking, a full-service day spa, 18-hole golf courses, an indoor/outdoor water park, skiing, ice skating, snow tubing, and more.
Adults of age have several options in terms of wine tasting. These include CrossKeys Vineyard, White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple Wolf, and Brix & Columns Vineyard.
Shenandoah National Park is especially beautiful during the fall and with almost 80,000 acres of protected land, its beauty stretches for miles.
For an exciting weekend trip, Lake Shenandoah 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.
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.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Shenandoah is an excellent choice.