Waterfront Homes For Sale ON Lake Murray in SC

Waterfront homes for sale Lake Murray in Columbia SC – an approximately 50,000 acres +/- reservoir that came as a result of damming the Saluda river in 1930s. It is currentlywaterfront homes for sale lake murray sc the 10th largest man made lake in the US and is named after the engineer who originally designed the plans for the hydroelectric project; William Murray. With almost 500 miles of shoreline, it makes lakefront waterview homes very desirable and availableLake Murray is about 20 minutes drive from metropolitan Columbia SC, or 15 miles. If you’re considering living on or near Lake Murray you’re likely going to want to live in either Lexington, Irmo, or Chapin as they are closest to town, dining options, shopping, and hospitals. Search all real estate listings for sale on Lake Murray in SC, by price, size, age, town, neighborhood, lake condos for sale, and more below with a map view of the location. 


Marinas on Lake Murray is available for those who want to own and keep a boat if you don’t already own a house on the lake, however for those who wish to own a house on lake murray SC, you can search here for all the MLS listings that Lake Murray has to offer. Lake Murray is primarily surrounded by 7 towns the three most well-known and largest towns where real estate is readily available around the lake, both homes and land lots: Irmo (one of the larger), Chapin, and Lexington (also large). The other smaller towns that surround Lake Murray, although more rural are Leesville, Gilbert, Saluda, and Prosperity






Lake Murray SC is comprised primarily of single-family homes with most of them located in what is considered Columbia, but is really the town of Irmo. The other two largest towns are Lexington & Chapin mentioned above where the vast majority of properties for sale will be simply because of the fact there is more shoreline. Most of Lake Murray is not considered a flood zone although the “2015 flood” when SC endured what was said to be a once in a lifetime 1000 yr rainfall there were significant problems with flooding and the lake officials were forced to open the emergency dam for the first time since the dam’s construction. There are a few nice restaurants on the lake, and many marinas to keep your boat if you don’t purchase a house with it’s own dock. However, if you do purchase a home with a dock it is wise to know that there are rules & restrictions to building a dock on the lake. 

If you’re into golf and lakefront living then you will want to look into Timberlake Plantation & Country Club in Chapin SC. This lakefront master planned community offers a country club and waterfront living.