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    About Markham Pond
    Bedford County, Virginia

    Markham Pond is in Bedford, Virginia, under 25 miles from Lynchburg.

    The Lynchburg Regional Airport is under 20 miles away, and the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is under 40 miles away. For medical care, the Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital is under 10 miles away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found at several markets and stores under 10 miles away. Locals recommend restaurants such as El Cazador, Liberty Station, The Blue Lady, and Bella Italia Restaurant.

    Fun-Sized and Private

    At 13 acres, Markham Pond offers its residents privacy and plenty of lake fun.

    Many homes have docks, making it easy to explore the water by boat, kayak, or canoe. Other activities include swimming, fishing, and relaxing on the shoreline. Anglers can expect to find rainbow trout, largemouth bass, and bluegill.

    Local Entertainment

    A top attraction nearby is the hands-on Amazement Museum. This museum is four floors and is recommended for kids ages 4-9.

    Virginia Safari Park also offers family-friendly fun where residents can feed animals such as deer, buffalo, and emu from the comfort of their vehicle.

    Blackwater Creek Trail offers great hiking opportunities. This trail features a tunnel that the railroad previously went through.

    Visit Lynchburg

    The nearby city of Lynchburg is home to plenty of wonderful activities for the whole family.

    SeaQuest Lynchburg offers visitors the opportunity to get wet with stingrays, feed toucans, encounter caimans, marvel at sharks, take selfies with snakes, and so much more.

    The Lynchburg Museum & Visitor Center displays the history of Lynchburg and features four other specialized changing galleries.

    If that doesn’t suit your needs, shop at the River Ridge Mall, which offers a fine selection of favorite stores, catch a movie at the state-of-the-art Regal Cinema or explore many of Lynchburg’s specialty shops.

    The city also offers diverse restaurants, including Shakers Restaurant, Grey’s, and The Neighbor’s Place.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Markham Pond is an excellent choice.