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Lakefront property

    Middle Tennessee (the area around Nashville) offers nine major lakes that serve as centers for vacation homes and other lakefront property.
    They are Center Hill Lake, Cheatham Lake, Cordell Hull Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, JPercy Priest Lake, Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, Old Hickory Lake and Tims Ford Lake.
    All these Middle Tennessee lakes offer abundant opportunities for boating and other recreation, making nearby property desirable.
    Here is a lake-by-lake breakdown for Middle Tennessee, with listings of some of the real estate concerns that sell or rent nearby property.

Center Hill Lake

    Center Hill Lake, located 60 miles east of Nashville off I-40, is set amidst rock bluffs and features three beautiful waterfalls. Vacation homes are scattered on the surrounding hillsides.  Center Hill Lake offers abundant opportunities for boating, fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding, picnicking and camping, as well as enjoying traditional crafts.
    Center Hill Lake features 9 marinas, 41 boat ramps, 364 picnic sites, 8 playgrounds, 9 miles of trails and 6 swimming areas.
    The lake, formed by the damming of the Caney Fork River, covers 18,220 acres of water and includes 342 miles of shoreline. 38,551 acres of surrounding land are included in the site.
Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee real estate concerns that handle property near Center Hill Lake:

Cheatham Lake

    Cheatham Lake, located about 20 miles northwest of Nashville in Cheatham County, features abundant recreational opportunities, including fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, canoeing, water skiing, wakeboarding and hiking.
   Included in the facilities at Cheatham Lake are two marinas, 18 boat ramps, two fishing docks, 25 recreation areas, 111 picnic sites, 60 camping sites, 13 playgrounds, a swimming area and two miles of trails.
    Cheatham Lake, formed by the damming of the Cumberland River, covers 7,450 acres of water and 320 miles of shoreline. It is surrounded by 5,717 acres of land that are part of the site.

Cordell Hull Lake

    Cordell Hull Lake, located about 50 miles east of Nashville at Carthage, Tenn., offers visitors opportunities for fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, water skiing, wakeboarding and hiking.
    Cordell Hull Lake features two marinas, 25 boat ramps, 2 fishing docks, 31 recreation areas, 91 picnic sites, 406 camping sites, 10 playgrounds, 7 swimming areas and 38 miles of trails.
    Formed by the damming of the Cumberland River, Cordell Hull Lake, covers approximately 11,960 acres of water and features 381 miles of shoreline. 25,619 acres of surrounding land are included in the site.
    Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee real estate concerns that handle property near Cordell Hull Lake:

Dale Hollow Lake

    Dale Hollow Lake, located about 75 miles northeast of Nashville on the Kentucky/Tennessee state line, abounds with fish and wildlife. It is also home to one of the largest wintering bald eagle populations in the area. They are generally seen at Dale Hollow Lake from mid-December through mid-February.
    Dale Hollow Lake features 15 marinas, 8 shelters and day use areas, as well as 35 boat ramps, 5 fishing docks, 70 picnic sites, 681 camping sites, 5 swimming areas and 40 miles of trails.
    Dale Hollow Lake, formed by the damming of the Obey River, covers 27,700 acres of water and features 620 miles of shoreline. 52,449 acres of surrounding land are included in the site.
    Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky real estate concerns that handle property near Dale Hollow Lake:

J. Percy Priest Lake

    J. Percy Priest Lake, located a few miles east of downtown Nashville, is surrounded by homes that offer opportunities to take advantage of the lake. There are many opportunities for boating, camping, fishing, swimming, water skiing and wakeboarding. The lake also is home to the Nashville Shores water park.
    J. Percy Priest Lake features 5 marinas, 33 boat ramps, 2 fishing docks, 381 picnic sites, 363 camping sites, 6 swimming areas and 68 miles of trails.
    Formed by the damming of the Stones River, J. Percy Priest Lake covers 14,200 acres of water and features 213 miles of shoreline. 33,054 acres of surrounding land are included in the site.
    Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee real estate concerns that handle property near J. Percy Priest Lake:

Kentucky Lake

    Kentucky Lake is located northwest of Nashville along the Tennessee-Kentucky border. It is home to many varieties of fish and numerous boat docks and ramps are located in its coves. Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is located on the eastern shore of Kentucky Lake.
    Also located on the lake are four state parks, the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, 48 public access areas, and two state wildlife management areas. There are resorts and campsites, areas for swimming and picnicking, and a back-country area for off-road vehicles.
    Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky real estate concerns that handle property near Kentucky Lake.

Lake Barkley

    Straddling the Tennessee-Kentucky border northwest of Nashville is Lake Barkley. The lake is home to Lake Barkley state resort park, which is about 75 miles northwest of Nashville.
    The lake features many species of wildlife, including golden and bald eagles. Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is located on the west shore of Lake Barkley.
    There are excellent opportunities for boating, fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding, camping and hiking. Lake Barkley features eight marinas, 44 boat ramps, three fishing docks, 57 recreation areas, 386 picnic sites, 315 camping sites, 9 playgrounds, 8 swimming areas and 17 miles of trails.
    Lake Barkley, formed by the damming of the Cumberland River, covers 57, 920 acres of water and features 1,004 miles of shoreline. 69,627 acres of surrounding land are included in the site.
    Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky real estate concerns that handle property near Lake Barkley:

Old Hickory Lake

    Old Hickory Lake, located northeast of downtown Nashville, is very popular with homeowners who want to live a water-based lifestyle and there are numerous locations where waterfront property is available.
    Old Hickory Lake is home to numerous species of wildlife, including abundant populations of waterfowl and wading birds. It offers many opportunities for boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, hiking and family activities.
    Old Hickory Lake features 11 marinas, 55 boat ramps, 11 fishing docks, 70 recreation areas, 279 picnic sites, 264 camping sites, 21 playgrounds, 8 swimming areas and four miles of trails.
    Formed by the damming of the Cumberland River, Old Hickory Lake covers 22,500 acres of water and features 440 miles of shoreline. 26,386 acres of surrounding land are included in the site.
    Among the real estate concerns who handle property near Old Hickory Lake are:

Timís Ford Lake

    Timís Ford Lake is located about 75 miles southeast of Nashville at Winchester, Tenn., and features Timís Ford State Park, which is located on its banks.
    Tim's Ford Lake offers opportunities for boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, picnicking, hiking and biking.
    Timís Ford has a Recreation Hall with two meeting rooms available for rent.
    Timís Ford state park features 20 cabins for rent. A marina on the lake offers boats for rent as well as boating and fishing supplies.
    Here is a listing of some of the Middle Tennessee real estate concerns that handle property near Timís Ford Lake:

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