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Lake Greenwood Water Levels

Lake Greenwood,a man-made lake was created between 1935 and 1940 by the construction of the Buzzard's Roost Dam near Chappels, SC. It provides power through its three turbines each driving a 5 megawatt AC generator. One of the most frequent topics of discussion with newcomers to the area is water depth and water levels on Lake Greenwood.

FAQ's About Lake Greenwood Water Levels

How large is Lake Greenwood?

Lake Greenwood spans 3 counties, Greenwood, Laurens and Newberry and encompasses a total of 11,400 acres.

How long is the lake?

Approximately 22 miles long.

How deep is Lake Greenwood?

Approximately 70' at the deepest point.

What is the high water mark for Lake Greenwood?

439'is the "full pool" mark on Lake Greenwood.

Does the water level stay consistent?

Lake Greenwood is closely monitored and managed by Lake Greenwood Management under Federally mandated guidelines. Lake Greenwood has a "rule curve" that is closely followed each year beginning the end of October and continuing until January (in increments) for a total of approximately 4' from the lakes normal "full pool" level of 439'. 

Why is the "draw-down necessary?

The primary purpose is for flood control. Since Lake Greenwood is fed by rivers extending far into the mountains weather conditions and rainfall amounts can have a far-reaching affect on our water levels. This 90 day time frame is the perfect opportunity for residents to build docks, do repairs or install seawalls.

Has the lake ever flooded significantly?

In short--NO.The recent record breaking rainfall amounts have shown Lake Greenwood to be well monitored and maintained. 

Is flood insurance required?

This is determined on a case by case basis. There are a few instances in which flood insurance may be necessary. 

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Search for Lake Greenwood Property For Sale

Lake Greenwood has something for every budget. From $100,000 getaway cabins to million dollar luxury homes. The properties below represent a few of Lake Greenwood's most recent listings. Check back often or set up your account and let us be your eyes and ears to the area.

Newest Lakefront Properties

130600 MLS
BEAUTIFUL LAKEFRONT LOT THAT IS READY TO USE NOW & THE FUTURE - This great lot is cleared with grass all the way to the custom-built seawall with stairs into the lake. There is a gravel parking area with hook up for a camper or RV for short term use. PLUS, there is an added storage building that has been set up with a refrigerator, microwave, tv, air condition window unit, futon for sitting or sleeping, and a wonderful, attached deck with grill, table & chairs, perfect for morning coffee or evening meals while watching the awesome sunsets. Once you see what joy being on Lake Secession brings, you have the perfect lot to build your dream lake house. With over 120 feet of waterfront on the main channel of the lake, you have a front row seat to lake life. There is already a well, seawall, floating dock, & irrigation pump. Imagine enjoying the lake this summer with family & friends & even fall nights around a fire sitting by the lake. You can bring your boat & fish for crappie, bass, bream, & catfish. This hidden gem is about 7 miles long & 60 ft at its deepest. With no horsepower limit for boat motors, you can enjoy boating year-round with deep water access & you own all the way to the waterfront. High speed fiber optic internet is available so with only 2 1/2 hrs from Atlanta & Charlotte, trips to the lake are a breeze & you can work from the lake! Septic permit issued for a 3-bedroom home. It's ready for you to enjoy now & the perfect spot to build on so call today for your showing.

76 Creekpoint Dr, Abbeville

3 Beds 2 Baths 130592 MLS
Welcome to this charming lakefront retreat nestled on the shores of Lake Greenwood! No HOA, no restrictions. This home offers stunning water views and breathtaking sunsets, providing the perfect backdrop for lakeside living. Step inside and discover a warm and inviting living space, with beautiful LVP flooring. Large windows frame the views of the lake, creating a serene atmosphere to unwind and relax with family and friends. Adjacent to the living area is the heart of the home - the kitchen. With ample cabinets, countertops, and a spacious island, this kitchen is perfect for preparing meals and gathering together. Retreat to the primary bedroom with an attached private bathroom offering convenience and comfort, providing a peaceful escape after a day by the water. Two more bedrooms offer comfortable accommodations for guests, ensuring everyone feels right at home. Each room provides ample space to rest and recharge. Step outside onto the covered porch and take in the sights and sounds of lakeside living. Relax with your morning coffee or unwind with evening cocktails while admiring the views. The property boasts a level lot with approximately 85 feet of waterfront, featuring a sturdy retaining wall to protect the shoreline and add to the charm of the property. A double carport connected to the home offers shelter for your vehicles, protecting them from the elements and providing convenient access to the indoors. With a private boat slip including a lift, you can easily explore the tranquil waters of Lake Greenwood. The property also features three storage buildings, providing plenty of space for all your lake essentials. Spend your days fishing, swimming, or simply cruising along the shoreline, soaking in the natural beauty of the lake. Conveniently located near Greenwood, Laurens, and Greenville, this charming home offers easy access to everyday conveniences while still providing a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Don't miss your chance to experience the allure of lakefront living at Lake Greenwood. Schedule your tour today and make this cozy retreat your own!

20 Apache, Waterloo

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 130589 MLS
Welcome to this custom, "Charleston" style, Lakefront home on Lake Greenwood. Prepare to enjoy comfortable, elevated lakefront living at Verandah Beach with breathtaking lakefront views from the open front porch or one of the rear screened porches. This three level home offers a larger elevator for easy access to all floors. Entertaining and family gatherings are easy with the generous open concept living space on the second level. The room offers the flexibility to accommodate a dining table or use the extra large island for dining. The island easily seats 8-10. For fall evenings and chilly winter days, you have a cozy stone fireplace (gas). Kitchen highlights include a 5 burner gas stove top, an Electrolux Ion double sized refrigerator/freezer, and a double oven. Prep areas and cabinetry are custom designed to meet every need. With generous open sofa spaces, the screened porch on the back of the house and the open porch on the front, there's a comfy spot for everyone on the main floor. At the top of the house, the primary suite offers double walk in closets, a large tile bath with a spacious soaking tub and large shower. The double vanity area also includes generous storage space. The primary bedroom glows with lovely hardwood floors and soft light, and opens onto a private rear screened porch. Do laundry rooms usually have a great view? This one does, and is nicely appointed with storage cabinets. On the ground level there are two more nicely appointed bedrooms with a bath and laundry facilities. These bedrooms share the added bonus of the walk out to the back patio. The patio nestles into the yard surrounded by lovingly tended landscaping and provides ground level views of the water. A short walk takes you to the fabulous dock which was recently replaced and expanded. The covered boat lift area accommodates a large pontoon boat, the dock area has been extended to include a seating area, and a swim ladder was also added. The lighting on the dock is remotely controlled by fobs, so you can turn the light on as you approach the dock and lift in the dark. There's ample storage in the room that is accessed from outside, and also in the 24 x 24 garage space with new metal garage cabinets and workbench. $25,000 membership is paid and transfers with the home. (Fiber Optic internet installed, full irrigation system with a new lake water pump).

160 Polo Ct, Ninety Six

4 Beds 3 Baths 130585 MLS
Nestled along the serene shores of Lake Greenwood in the gated community of Terrapin Pointe, this captivating lakefront retreat beckons with unparalleled tranquility and timeless elegance. This craftsman home is designed to allow panoramic water views that inspire awe at every turn. With spacious interiors bathed in natural light and thoughtfully designed living spaces, this home offers the perfect blend of luxury and comfort. Whether you're entertaining guests in the gourmet kitchen, relaxing by the fireplace in the cozy living room, or unwinding in the sumptuous master suite, every moment here is infused with a sense of blissful relaxation. The basement allows your guest privacy complete with two bedrooms, living room, wet bar, bunk space for the kids, ample closet space, and a stunning craft room with floor to ceiling cabinetry maximizing your storage space. Step outside to discover your own private oasis, showcasing lush landscaping, an incredible fire pit, a sprawling deck perfect for dining, and direct access to the water for endless days of lakeside enjoyment. Take a 10-minute boat cruise to some of the lake's greatest restaurants or stay at your private dock that is covered and includes a boat lift and two jet ski ramps. There is plenty of space for your boat toys with the basement level storage room or wired utility building. This is more than a home—it's a sanctuary where every day feels like a vacation. Don't miss the opportunity to make 425 Terrapin Pointe your own piece of paradise!

425 Terrapin Pointe Rd, Hodges

4 Beds 2 Baths 130574 MLS
Welcome to your private retreat on the shores of Lake Greenwood in South Carolina! Nestled on nearly 4 acres of land with approximately 200 feet of waterfront, this home offers a setting for those seeking peace and privacy. As you approach, a long natural driveway leads you to this hidden gem on top of a gentle hilltop that provides views of the glistening waters. Outside, a wide front porch offers peaceful views of the surrounding woods and the lake, while a spring-fed creek meanders along one side, enhancing the property's natural charm. For outdoor enthusiasts, an outbuilding is available to store lake toys, and a private boat ramp and pier provide easy access to the water. With a new metal roof ensuring low maintenance, you can spend less time worrying about upkeep and more time enjoying the beauty of your surroundings. Step inside to discover an inviting open layout, featuring a spacious great room ideal for entertaining guests. The eye-catching hardwood floors add a touch of rustic elegance; crafted from trees harvested on the property and milled locally! The kitchen boasts plenty of cabinet space and a large island, perfect for preparing meals. This home offers two main floor bedrooms and a bathroom on each floor. Upstairs, a luxurious primary suite awaits along with an additional guest room, providing plenty of space for hosting. Whether you're looking for a peaceful a weekend retreat or a year-round residence, this home is designed for those who appreciate the tranquility and beauty of lakefront living. Schedule your private tour today and experience the serenity of this extraordinary waterfront property firsthand!

215 Pineland Shores Circle, Cross Hill

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 130564 MLS
Ideally situated on beautiful Lake Greenwood in the highly desirable Pucketts Ferry neighborhood, welcome to 125 Watersedge Road. Perfect for enjoying picturesque serenity, family fun, and easy entertaining, this is The Lake Life at its best. This updated private dock has Trex decking, a covered boat slip with a lift and additional space for jet skis. There is also a large deck where you can relax and enjoy the lake breezes, and store/launch your kayaks . The amazing yard features a spacious covered patio, palm trees in the sand, stone patio with a fire pit, and a lush lawn gently sloping to 130' of lakefront where you can enjoy the stunning views of the inviting cove and open water. These stunning views are also seen from each of the lakefront windows, doors, and decks of this lovely home. Impeccably maintained, this 3 BR/2.5BA home offers the perfect blend of luxury and comfort. On the main level, there are hardwood floors throughout. The living room features vaulted ceilings, beautiful views and a gorgeous gas fireplace – it also opens into the formal dining area. Renovated in 2021, the kitchen features a gourmet gas range, all new appliances and a breakfast area with bay windows. The sunroom, with wrap- around windows and a doorway onto the deck could be ideal as an office. The oversized 2-car garage has built-in shelving and overhead storage. Just a few steps above, the elegant master ensuite opens onto a private deck overlooking the lake. The spacious bathroom has a large, custom tile shower and walk-in closet. Just a few steps below, there are two bedrooms, one with a private lakefront deck, and a full bath. The lake level offers a large family room with an inviting custom bar; complete with refrigerator, sink, and plenty of storage. There's also a full laundry room and a separate workshop opening to a fenced side yard with ample storage for lawn equipment, tools or your water toys. Special features and recent upgrades include: plantation shutters, central sound system, smart home technology, fiber internet connection, Ring security system, newly installed two-zone HVAC system (with a full 10-year warranty), thermal-pane windows throughout, Rain Bird sprinkler system, decorative retaining wall along the driveway, and the many unique touches that make this home so exceptional. The friendly and active Pucketts Ferry community has a lakefront clubhouse, Ferry Tales Little Library, playground, and both pickle ball and bocce ball courts. There is a private boat ramp, marina and boat/RV storage. Pucketts Ferry is close to charming Uptown Greenwood, shopping, and medical facilities.

125 Watersedge Rd, Greenwood

130560 MLS
Near-level DOCKABLE lakefront lot, NOT in a flood zone. Enjoy a pretty cove with shelter from wind, boat wakes and traffic but enough water width and depth to enjoy the beautiful reflections of woods and sky. Parcel looks past headlands to the left towards big water. Privacy tree buffers on lot sides. Culvert in place to traverse a gully to the perfect homesite. Well and septic required. Lot perked per original plat records, but will require new perc permit before building. Land sold As-Is. Eagles Harbor is a gated community on the Saluda River branch of 11,400-acre Lake Greenwood. Minimum build is 2000sf and no timeline to start building. Pick your own builder or ask for a recommendation- we have several good lakehome builders in this area! The annual HOA fee provides gated security, caring for the peaceful rolling terrain along the road, and community amenities that include secured trailer storage, easy boat ramp, a marina, and a pretty park gathering area dotted with flowering crepe myrtles and a picnic pavilion where residents also like to play pickle-ball! (Some online websites may show the HOA fees incorrectly- the correct HOA fee is $440 A YEAR.) Restrictive Covenants apply. For lots of great information, including restrictions and building requirements, visit Eagles Harbor enjoys quick access to Greenwood- a thriving "micro-metro' city with diverse venues for shopping, recreational, community and cultural events and activities, and an excellent hospital system. Also convenient to GSP Airport and the larger city of Greenville. Get back to nature and LOVE YOUR LAKE LIFE!

420 Eagles Harbor Dr., Hodges

2 Beds 2 Baths 130552 MLS
Welcome to your lakefront oasis! This quaint, yet roomy bungalow boasts not only big water panoramic views but also offers 190 feet of pristine waterfront. Sip your morning coffee on your charming tiled screen porch while taking in the serene surroundings. Venture inside to find a cozy living area with a gas log fireplace creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The kitchen features ample cabinet space with the dining area offering a breathtaking lake view. The primary bedroom, with hardwood floors offers a peaceful retreat featuring its very own private deck. It also features an ensuite bathroom with a spacious closet. The guest bedroom, also with hardwood floors, is equally inviting and the guest bathroom features a walk-in shower. This exceptional property with a well-manicured lawn and landscaped grounds offers added beauty and tranquility. Under the porch you will find extra storage space perfect for storing your lawn mower and other garden tools. Step out back to discover a covered patio area perfect for entertaining. A private dock and boat ramp provides easy access to the lake allowing you to enjoy boating, fishing and water sports from your very own backyard. For the avid car enthusiast, hobbyist or need for extra space, this property features not one, but two garages. One garage is equipped with heating, cooling and hot water. The second garage offers ample parking space for two cars with convenient roll-up door access. Additional features include a new roof in April 2023, new HVAC installed in January 2024, new hot water heater and refrigerator in 2022. Summer is right around the corner so don't miss YOUR chance to own this lakefront retreat with stunning big water views. Schedule your private showing today and start living the lakefront lifestyle YOU'VE been dreaming of!

75 White Perch Dr, Waterloo

2 Beds 2 Baths 130535 MLS
Imagine yourself sitting in serenity on the covered porch with this gorgeous lake view. Feel the sun on your face and the cool gentle breeze as you enjoy your morning coffee. while listening to the sounds of nature. This lovely, fully renovated lake home is nothing short of immaculate. Perfect for a weekend getaway or full-time Paradise. This quite cove is ideal for a swim or fishing off of your personal dock. Located conveniently to restaurants and local gathering spots by land or water. You can even enjoy the view from the living area with full sliding glass doors throughout the lakeside of the home including the master. This lake front home has been renovated from the metal roof all the way down to the floors inside and out including the covered front and back porches. Upgrades inside include renovating both bathrooms the kitchen plus stainless appliances, washer & Dryer, Flooring, Plumbing and wiring and more. Upgrades outside include roof, siding ,windows, double sliding glass doors across the lakeside of the home including the master, Electric lift in the dock. added a Sewage pump system and drain field. Concrete walk ways front and back plus concrete under the covered back porch for storage. A large 2 car garage with concrete on both sides. Also Replaced seawall. 100 Foot of water frontage. Seller is a SC licensed Real Estate Agent. Schedule your private showing today. Seller is a SC licensed Real Estate Agent.

70 Lake breeze Spur, Cross Hill

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