Woody Lake


Woody Lake, Virginia

Woody Lake real estate is considered a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and lake lots in Virginia.

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    About Woody Lake
    Amherst County, Virginia

    Woody Lake is in Madison Heights, Virginia, around five miles from the heart of Lynchburg.

    The Lynchburg Regional Airport is under 20 miles away, and the Centra Lynchburg General Hospital is under 10 miles away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found within walking distance at several stores and markets within 10 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Dudley’s Family Style Restaurant, New Yamazato Japanese Restaurant, Meredith’s Restaurant, and La Carreta Mexican Restaurant.

    Backyard Paradise

    At under 30 acres, Woody Lake offers its residents privacy and plenty of lake fun.

    There are no docks, but residents can launch a kayak or canoe from the shore. Other activities are fishing and relaxing on the shoreline. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, yellow bullhead, 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.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Woody Lake is a great choice.