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LAKE KEOWEE REAL ESTATE
Lake Keowee, South Carolina is a beautiful, hilly area in the northeastern corner of the state. The lake itself is a man-made lake, with fresh, clean, blue water, fed by nearby mountain streams of the Sumpter National Forest and Lake Jocassee. Lake Keowee covers a geographic area of about 18,000 acres, spanning 23 miles in length and stretching more than 3 miles wide. On average, the lake is about 54 feet deep, but is over 150 feet deep in certain parts. Lake Keowee has 300 miles of shoreline, but only a fraction of this area has been developed into Lake Keowee Real Estate. This means there are still excellent opportunities for Lake Keowee property seekers to find available property on this serene and majestic lake.
Lake Keowee is located near the small town of Seneca, SC, and is about 45 miles from Greenville, SC, and about 115 miles from Atlanta, Ga. Lake Keowee is owned by the Duke Energy Company, which controls the water levels and construction on Lake Keowee. These regulations differ from those imposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on other nearby man-made lakes. One such example is that Lake Keowee Real Estate owners actually own tye land right up to the water line.
Owners of Lake Keowee Real Estate have opportunities to enjoy the best recreational activities, including boating, sailing, jet skiing, waterskiing, swimming, fishing, sunbathing, picnicking, camping, and much more. Surrounding areas offer year-round festivals and activities to enjoy, including the Clemson Shakespeare Festival, Central Heritage Festival, Walhalla Oktoberfest, Oconee Cultural Festival, Seneca Steam Fling, The Spittoon Festival, South Carolina Apple Festival, Pumpkin Festival and the Pickens Azalea Festival. There is also the Oconee Community Theater and many classes and events are offered at The Oconee Heritage Center. If you LOVE SPORTS, you can catch many sporting events at nearby Clemson University (Home of the 1981 & 2016 National College Football Champions) and other area colleges. Additionally, Lake Keowee Homeowners may enjoy watching local professional teams playing everything from basketball to hockey.
Lake Keowee property values vary significantly. In many cases, the waterfront piece of land your home sits on is worth much more than the home itself. Lakefront Keowee property ranges in price from $200,000 up to several million dollars. This broad range means you can find Lake Keowee Real Estate to suit almost any budget. To discover all of the fine Lake keowee Property for sale, contact our Lake Keowee Realtors at Parker Quigley Properties. Call anytime: 844-525-3411 (844.LAKE.411).
The population of the Lake Keowee area includes over 8,000 people, and has been steadily rising at about 4% annually. Steady growth in the area makes Lake Keowee Property an excellent investment. The median resident age is about 38 years old, and about half the population consists of married couples. The area prioritizes education as well, with more than70% of all residents in possession of at the very least a High School Degree. 20% have attained a bachelor's degree or better, and these statistics are above national averages.
One reason mayb be because of the strong schools in the Lake Keowee Property area. Colleges within about a 50 mile radius include Clemson University, Western Carolina University, Tri-County Technical College, Furman University, Bob Jones University, UGA and Greenville Technical College as well as several others. As you can see, high school graduates have plenty of local options for higher education. Public High Schools near lake keowee property include Seneca Senior High School, Fred P. Hamilton Career center, and the Oconee Christian Academy, a private school. Oconee County ranks sixth in the state of South Carolina for SAT scores, with all schools exceeding the state average. There is also a small array of additional private and middle schools to serve children in the area.
There are several churches in the Lake Keowee area, representing denominations such as Baptist, African Methodist Episcopal, Church of Christ, and Presbyterian. The four hospitals in the region provide all necessary medical care. Additionally, the Southgate Shopping Center is located just a few miles south of most Lake Keowee Waterfront Real Estate.
To learn more about the area's many amenities and to browse Lake Keowee property for sale, please contact one of our Lake Keowee Realtors or call us Toll Free: 844.LAKE.411 (844.525.3411).
INDUSTRY AND CLIMATE OF THE LAKE KEOWEE AREA
Manufacturing is a prominent industry around Lake Keowee, and employs more than 29% of the local work force. Educational, health, and social services are also important industries in the area, as well as retail trade and government. The city has proven successful in business and in industry investments, including those of Fortune 500 companies like Duke Energy, The Engelhard Corp., Johnson Controls, and Jacobs Chuck. Travel time to work in the area is highly desirable, with an average commute to work of less than 15 minutes.
The weather you'll enjoy as an owner of Lake Keowee Real Estate perfectly complements the activity-oriented atmosphere. The Lake Keowee area experiences minimal snowfall-about one inch on average annually. The area also enjoys low overall precipitation, with about 50 inches of average rainfall, and most days (about 60% of the year) are sunny. Temperatures are slightly above the U.S. average, running about 70 degrees in the summer and the mid-40s in the winter, with an average annual wind speed of about 9 miles an hour.
Lake Keowee Real Estate options are unending. There are waterfront executive homes on Lake Keowee, Waterfront Cottages for sale on Lake Keowee, Lake Keowee townhomes, lake keowee Condos and so much more. Contact Us today to get started with your search to find your DREAM HOME on Lake Keowee.