With over 27 square miles of shoreline nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge peaks, Lake Lure, NC is the stunning gem of Western North Carolina. So beautiful, several scenes from 1987’s hit movie Dirty Dancing were filled there, joining many other noteworthy films. Situated approximately 30 miles to the south east of Asheville, the town itself was founded in 1927, shortly after Dr. Lucius B. Morse, who envisioned a year-round resort community had the Lake created by erecting a dam on the Rocky Broad River. Now home to just over 1,100 year-round residents, Lake Lure’s seasonal populations surge in summer and fall, reaching 12,000 residents. Lake Lure Real Estate continues to flourish due to its undying beauty and abundance of activities. Keller Williams Realty is a leader in selling homes for sale and helping people buy a home in this small, active lakeside community. Keller Williams specialized agents assist clients with land and commercial property for sale in Lake Lure and surrounding areas. .
The abundance of activities offered by Lake Lure makes it a natural draw for most anyone. During summer months one can enjoy obvious favorites like boating, swimming & sunning at the lake’s well-maintained sand beach. Fly fishing is also a favorite with Olympiad Fly Masters Tournament run annually on Lake Lure and Rocky Broad. Your diehard hikers, mountain climbers and bike trekkers love Lake Lure and surrounding areas including Chimney Rock and Hickory Nut Gorge. Newly opened in 2015 is Buffalo Creek Park, gateway to over 1,500 acres of northern Lake Lure. While not yet fully developed (half of mileage is currently accessible), when completed it will offer over 10 miles of intermediate to advanced mountain biking trails. Nearby Rumbling Bald Mountain offers an abundance of rock climbing, hiking and bouldering. Area excursion companies offer zip-lining, a favorite among young and old.
Thrill-seeking not your thing? Lake Lure offers more relaxed options for leisurely residents, bird watching is a beloved pastime. If perhaps simply relaxing, glass of wine in hand while overlooking the lake and mountain views is all you desire, you are most certainly in luck. Several restaurants throughout Lake Lure’s town have patios just for the occasion. Be it Italian, Mexican, American BBQ and more – Lake Lure eateries will not disappoint! Every town needs a neighborhood coffee house and Carolina Moon is legendary. Custom private blends and free wi-fi make this a staple of the town. Locals also enjoy Geneva Riverside & Tiki Bar. Considered Lake Lure’s casual spot, it offers tubing and a pool during warmer months and mid-week 2 for 1 drink specials year-round.
Lake Lure Real Estate
The town of Lake Lure provides several real estate options for every taste. From modest one and two bedroom condos to updated lakeview cottages to exclusive Rumbling Bald Resort private custom homes. Whatever your taste or budget, Keller Williams real estate agents provide helpful insight and exceptional service throughout your entire home purchase process. Feel free to view all Lake Lure homes for sale at our dedicated page for Chimney Rock and Lake Lure real estate for sale. If you’re considering selling your home, Keller Williams Realty and our Lake Lure real estate specialists can help with that too.