Central Ohio Lakes

Our real estate team specialize in the following Central Ohio lake homes and will be adding information on more Central Ohio lakes in the future.


Apple Valley Lake

Apple Valley Lake is a 3700 acre plus lake/golf community. It sits peacefully just east of Mount Vernon, Ohio in a little town called Howard. Apple Valley Lake is only 1 hour northeast of Columbus or 1 1/2 hours south of Akron. Many consider Apple Valley Lake the “Jewel of Knox County.”

Buckeye Lake

Buckeye Lake is a reservoir in Fairfield, Licking, and Perry Counties in Central Ohio. It was the first large reservoir built in the U.S. and became Ohio’s first state park in 1949. Built near the highest point of elevation between the Scioto and Muskingum Rivers, it was constructed to supply water for the canal system. The village of Buckeye Lake sits on the shores of the lake.

Candlewood Lake

Candlewood Lake is a 1500 acrea private gated community north of Mt. Gilead, Ohio. Some residents use Candlewood Lake for their second home, with it’s short drive to Columbus and Cleveland, while others choose to live in the beautiful community year round.

Choctaw Lake

Choctaw Lake is a 285-acre, 24-hour security-observed private lake community of more than 800 homes located in London, Ohio, within Madison County. This private lake is far enough to enjoy the quiet life, but not too far from Columbus or Dayton. Members enjoy the benefits of the water, including fishing, skiing and boating.

Hide-A-Way Hills

Hide-A-Way Hills is a 1650 acre private resort community situated in the wooded hill country of Hocking County, Ohio. The resort is within easy reach of the City of Columbus, only about 43 miles away. Developed in the sixties, the recreational community now has more than 650 homes in it, with over half of the residents choosing to live in Hide-A-Way Hills year-round.

Hoover Reservoir

Hoover Dam is in Blendon Township, near Westerville, Ohio, and dams the Big Walnut Creek to form what’s known as the Hoover Memorial Reservoir. This reservoir is both a major water source for the city of Columbus, Ohio, and a popular recreational lake. Seasonal and year-round homes are available on Hoover Reservoir.

Indian Lake

Indian Lake is located in Logan County, Ohio. It is approximately 20 miles southeast of Lima, due north of Springfield, and about an hour drive from Columbus. The lake is fed by the Upper Great Miami River, Cherokee Mans Run, Blackhawk Creek, and Van Horn Creek, and is the beginning of the Great Miami River.

Knox Lake

Knox Lake was built by the ODNR Division of Wildlife in 1954. The reservoir, created by damming the Kokosing River, was built primarily for recreation. The reservoir is 469 acres in size and has 11.4 miles of shoreline. Maximum depth is over 24 feet near the dam, although much of the water is 12 feet or less.

Scioto & Olentangy Rivers

The Scioto River is a river in central and southern Ohio more than 231 miles long. It flows through Columbus, Ohio, where it collects its largest tributary, the Olentangy River, and meets the Ohio River at Portsmouth. Popular with homeowners for its beautiful riverfront property, the Scioto River is an important recreational body of water for the Central Ohio area.