Lake Keowee is located on the border of Oconee and Pickens counties in the northwest corner, also known as the golden corner, of South Carolina. Lake Keowee is a man made lake which was formed in 1971 as part of the Keowee-Toxaway complex built by Duke Power. Covering 18,500 acres and with over 300 miles of shoreline and average depth of 52 feet Lake Keowee’s clear waters are nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. There are several parks (both state and county) around the lake to preserve the beauty of the lake and to provide public recreational access. Lake Keowee is bordered to the north by Lake Jocassee which is feed by clear mountain streams and rivers which finds its way into Lake Keowee.
For the real estate options, Lake Keowee has a large selection of properties available from single building lots and tracts to master planned communities featuring golf courses by world renowned golf course architects. Of the planned communities there are many options from retirement, minimal amenities to world class. Within these you can find a variety of housing options from villas to custom built homes.
Also, Lake Keowee is virtually in the center of the two largest southern cities of Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. With Atlanta just 117 Miles away and Charlotte just 140 miles. Also, Greenville, SC is just 37 miles away which boasts many activities.