Leesville Lake

Virginia

139Listings
$10K-$400K
$10.3MTotal Value
Leesville Lake, Virginia

The Leesville Lake real estate market is a top twenty marketplace for lake property in Virginia.

The average list price for Leesville Lake homes for sale is $506,000. Normally there are about 10 lake homes for sale at Leesville Lake, and 80 listings for lots and land.

Leesville Lake is a mid-sized Virginia lake, and has 110 miles of shoreline. Piedmont Triad International Airport, the closest major airport, is only 109 miles away.

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  • 110Mi. of Shoreline
  • 31Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    Mountains
  • Dam Name
    Leesville Dam
  • Year Built
    1960
  • Managed By American Electric Power
  • Water Drops
    1 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    3,270
  • Public Boat Ramps
    2
Campgrounds
(330) 735-2740
5045 Dyewood Rd SW
Sherrodsville, OH 44675
Leesville Lake South Fork
(740) 269-9214
4131 Deer Rd SW
Bowerston, OH 44695
Springhill Campground
(740) 269-8463
8283 Deer Rd SW
Bowerston, OH 44695
  • Counties: Bedford County, Campbell County, Pittsylvania County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Leesville Lake Association Annual meeting and picnic, Beautification Day
  • Interesting facts: In conjunction with Smith Mountain Lake as a pump storage project
  • Known for: Blue Jewel near the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- As of July 1, 2015, all PWC operators age 14 and older and motorboat operators 50 and younger must complete a boating safety course, PFD’s, required equipment (See http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating/)
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance (See http://www.smithmtn.com/shorelinemgmt/Forms.aspx)
Hospitals
(330) 343-3311
659 Boulevard St
Dover, OH 44622
Airports
Piedmont Triad International Airport
1000 Ted Johnson Pkwy, Greensboro, NC 27409
109 miles away
Lynchburg Regional Airport
350 Terminal Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24502
28 miles away
About Leesville Lake
Easy to Find

Leesville Lake is about a 25-minute drive from Altavista, Virginia, under 40 miles from Lynchburg, and under 60 miles from Roanoke.

The Lynchburg Regional Airport and the Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital are around 30 miles away, perfect for easy travel and medical care.

Big and Powerful

As part of the Smith Mountain Lake Project in 1963, Leesville Lake was created to make hydroelectric power. Spanning an impressive 3,040 acres, the lake has plenty of room to accommodate more residents.

Fun on the Water

Leesville Lake has plenty to keep its residents happy. Residents can swim or boat around the lake and picnic on its shores. Anglers will be especially delighted with the local populations of bass and catfish present.

Excitement on the Shore

For those wanting excitement off the water, residents can take the short trip to Altavista, Virginia.

One of the more popular attractions is the Avoca Museum & Historical Society. Here, visitors can learn not only about the history of the area but the history of the museum itself.

Another popular attraction is Woodlane Antiques & Crafts, where a wide variety of vendors come to sell various antiques and crafts to the visitors passing through.

Fun and Peaceful

Its new surroundings, paired with its tranquil waters, make Leesville Lake the perfect mix for those looking for adventure and a place to relax.