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Thrasher Lake


Thrasher Lake, Virginia

Thrasher Lake real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Virginia.

Thrasher Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $324,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

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About Thrasher Lake
Amherst County, Virginia

Thrasher Lake is in Amherst, Virginia, under 30 miles from Lynchburg.

The Lynchburg Regional Airport is under 40 miles away, the Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital is under 35 miles away, and the Centra Lynchburg General Hospital is under 30 miles away.

Groceries and snacks can be found at several markets and stores within 15 miles, or further out into Lynchburg. Locals recommend restaurants such as Blue Mountain Barrel House & Smokin’ Barrel Restaurant, The Filling Station, Edith’s Route 60 Diner, and Dogwood Cafe.

Fun-sized and Beautiful

At 36 acres, Thrasher Lake offers its residents privacy and room for lake activities. It offers a scenic view of the mountains and a quiet setting for family fun.

Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and relaxing on the shoreline. Anglers looking to toss out a line will find largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, and black crappie.

The area has picnic tables, restrooms, a play area, a boat ramp, and parking. Outboard motorboats are prohibited, and bank fishing beyond the area by the dam is limited.

Entertainment Options

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.

Outdoorsmen and women should have Mt. Pleasant Trailhead at the top of their list. This hike offers beautiful blooming flowers along the way and a great view of the surrounding countryside.

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, Thrasher Lake is an excellent choice.