Sandy River Reservoir


Sandy River Reservoir, Virginia

Sandy River Reservoir real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Virginia.

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    About Sandy River Reservoir
    Prince Edward County, Virginia

    Sandy River Reservoir is near Rice and Green Bay, Virginia, under 90 miles from Richmond.

    The Richmond International Airport is under 90 miles away, and the Centra Southside Community Hospital is under 15 miles away.

    Residents can do their shopping at the nearby Southgate Shopping Center. For local dining options, try the Cumberland Restaurant or Effingham’s Coal Fired Pizza and Taphouse.

    On the Water Fun

    Sandy River Reservoir spans 740 acres and is loaded with opportunities for kayaking, fishing, and taking in all of the nature around you!

    Public access is at the double-lane concrete boat ramp or the 150-foot fishing pier. Prince Edward County prohibits swimming and jet-skis and only allows boats with less than 10 horsepower motors.

    This reservoir supports excellent fisheries for largemouth bass, black crappie, redear sunfish, and channel catfish.

    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, Sandy River Reservoir is an excellent choice.