Lake Murray, SC Real Estate   Leave a comment


About Lake Murray

Welcome to Lake Murray, SC.  Originally constructed in the 1930’s as a hydroelectric facility, Lake Murray has become a major recreational destination in central South Carolina.  It is home tone of Columbia’s finest assets.  Lake Murray covers 4 counties and offers visitors and residents approximately 650 miles of shoreline and at 41 miles in length there is plenty of room for everyone to spread out.  There are numerous restaurants on Lake Murray that are accessible by boat which makes for a nice afternoon on the water!  Multiple marinas, boat landings, and boat rental facilities are located strategically around the lake to serve all of your boating needs.  This site will allow you to easily search all Lake Murray Homes for Sale and Lake Murray Real Estate. When searching for Lake Murray SC Real Estate, remember the professionals at Exit Real Estate Consultants are here to help!Lake Murray is accessible by I-26 at the Irmo and Chapin exits, and by I-20 at the Lexington exits. Since the Lake is so big, many main roads lead lake area residents, into Columbia, but Interstate travel is by far the most popular.Lake Murray is famous for its striped bass program, and record striped bass caught in the lake weighed in at 52+ pounds.

Many parks and recreation opportunities are available near the lake.  Dreher Island State Park is a great place to picnic; and SCE&G provides numerous public access areas.  Crooked Creek Park in Chapin offers indoor and outdoor recreation facilities.

The Lake Murray Dam now offers a walking path for those exercise enthusiasts who can enjoy a view of the beautiful waters of the Lake; as well as getting fresh air and exercise.

Buying a New Lake Murray Home?

Buying a Lake Murray home can be a daunting task. Before setting out on your house hunting journey, you should know what you really want to find. Take some time to list all the features that are most important to you and your family. Here are a few ideas to consider in looking for a Lake Murray home to purchase:

  • Location – Lake Murray has a good number of wonderful areas to choose from. Also think about your proximity to quality schools, medical facilities, and shopping markets.
  • Size – Do you need a certain number of bedrooms or bathrooms? Don’t forget about closet space
  • Parking – Is a covered garage important to you?
  • Style – 2-story house or ranch style home? New or older home?
  • Air Conditioning & Heating – central heating and/or air conditioning can be a savior in Lake Murray.

As you browse homes on, keep these ideas in mind. Your list may change over time as you do more looking. You may want to add or remove features, or perhaps you’ll become willing to make compromises to find the Lake Murray home that is the best fit for your family. With hundreds of beautiful Lake Murray homes to choose from,

Lake Murray Real Estate,  Chip Jefferson Realtor Gibbs Realty & Auction Co. 803-360-0491 or

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