Heritage Lake is located approximately 22 miles West of Indianapolis, Indiana, (27 miles west of I-465 exit 13) and just a mile south of US36 in Putnam, County. This is a beautiful lake and well cared for by the owners. The lake is 318 acres and is known for its good fishing, boating and swimming. There are several club houses, a swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, three sandy beaches, a boat launch with a marina and paved roads. There are covenants, restrictions on
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Heritage Lake is located approximately 22 miles West of Indianapolis, Indiana, (27 miles west of I-465 exit 13) and just a mile south of US36 in Putnam, County. This is a beautiful lake and well cared for by the owners. The lake is 318 acres and is known for its good fishing, boating and swimming. There are several club houses, a swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, three sandy beaches, a boat launch with a marina and paved roads. There are covenants, restrictions on activities and building codes around Heritage Lake. There is also a monthly fee for the public sewer system used by all home owners. The lake fee is $184 a year, per lot.
The water level remains the same all year around. It does not go up or down except in rare cases.
There are well over 1,000 homes both on and off the lake. Most homes have full time residents and are generally very well cared for. Lots are usually less than 1/2 acre in size and homes are somewhat close together.
Generally speaking, lake access homes range in price from $80,000 - $400,000 (average sold price $186,000). Yearly HOA fees are $250
Lakefront homes range from $140,000-1,500,000 (average sold price of a home is $344,000).
There are six subdivisions at Heritage Lake. Subdivisions are identified by letters as follows:
GB = Gettysburg
JV = Jefferson Valley
LH = Lincoln Hills
MS = Mill Springs
PL = Patriots Landing
VH = Victory Hill
The lots within each subdivision are numbered. There are 2,986 legally platted lots within the six subdivisions. These Lot Numbers are the mailing address of the property and are utilized for the 911 emergency system. There is also approximately 30 miles of County roads within the subdivisions. The Drives and Courts are all names you may be familiar with from the Revolutionary War.
Indianapolis, Indiana, (27 miles west of I-465 exit 13)
Visit Heritage Lake POA for more information.
Only members and their guests are permitted to fish in the lakes and ponds contained in the development; however, fishing is not allowed in the marked swimming/beach areas. A fishing license is not required.
Fishing is permitted throughout the year with the following limitations:
Bass - NO Black Bass or Hybrid Striped Bass shall be kept.
(Notice of any change in the above rule due to Gizzard Shad findings will be posted at the marina and effective when posted).
Crappie - Daily limit in possession - 10 fish, minimum size is 8 inches.
White Bass (Silver or Striped Bass) - Catch and release only.
Bluegill/Redear - Daily limit in possession - 25 fish per person 75 per boat.
Fish size and possession numbers are subject to change.
All watercraft operated on Heritage Lake must be the personal property of a property owner of the Heritage Lake Property Owners’ Association, Inc.
Fees for Registration stickers are:
Boat Registration Fees Level I Level II
Motorized boat registration fee $52.50 $150.00
Non-motorized boat registration fee $5.00- $25.00 see https://www.in.gov/bmv/2494.htm
These stickers must be purchased at the Marina. The Property Owner must show a current membership card, driver’s license, and proof of boat ownership. All powercraft must show a certificate of title, state registration card, current excise tax receipt, or provide proof of insurance that specifically lists the watercraft in the property owner’s name. All stickers must be applied to powercraft at the time of registration. This means all powercraft must be presented for registration.
You may also pay a $40.00 daily launch fee (in place of a motorized registra- tion sticker). The daily pass must be purchased by the property owner in good standing.
Camper's Village Campgrounds
This facility opens the first weekend in April and closes the last weekend in October. The utilities are turned off around the end of October (depending on the weather). Equipment must be removed by December 1. Anyone interested in a campsite should contact the POA Office.
Fees for Camping are:
Campground Fees Level I Level II
Permanent Camping $456.75 $650.00
Transient Camping $15.00 $25.00
Primitive Camping $11.55 $15.00
You must be a member in good standing to camp. Permanent Sites are assigned before the season begins. Transient and Primitive sites are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Local Area Businesses
If you are looking for a lake with a community feel and lots of neighbors, Heritage Lake might be a great choice.