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If you’re considering lake homes for sale in Texas, give Lake Conroe a serious look. In addition to providing drinking water to Houston, Texas, Lake Conroe’s sparkling waters host an array of premium recreation accommodations. On Lake Conroe, enjoying the great outdoors means that you have the freedom to be as rugged or pampered as you like. Sleep under the stars or have your powerboat launched courtesy of the valet. Your Lake Conroe experience is what you make of it!
Downtown Houston is only an hour’s drive from Lake Conroe, which is hard to imagine when you’re standing on the water’s edge; you’d swear you were worlds away. The lake is surrounded by the Sam Houston National Forest, and it offers up mile upon mile of pristine landscape. It also boasts acre upon acre of glistening water to do with as you please. Area anglers are the first to tell you Lake Conroe is revered for its premium fishing, as it hosts a variety of species ready for the hunt. Whether your catch of choice is catfish, bass, crappie, or bream, it’s all waiting just below the surface. In early spring and autumn, you’ll find the largemouth bass congregating in shallow waters, while the hybrid striped-bass and white-bass fishing is optimal all year long. You also won’t have any difficulties snagging a hefty crappie or channel catfish, so any day’s a great day for fishing!
Besides being situated around such high-end recreation amenities as valet boat launches and an indoor pavilion, lake homes for sale are also surrounded by endless opportunities for both adventure and relaxation. Lake Conroe boasts 22,000 acres of surface water perfectly suited for everything from sailing to yachting to Jet Skiing to swimming. Pick up speed as you jet the six miles from one side of the lake to the other, or travel the entire 21 miles of its length at a leisurely pace, taking in the majestic scenery as you’re lulled by lapping waves. And of course, never rule out the always-appealing option of letting the day drift by as you linger on the beach. It really can’t get much better than that!
Of course, that’s not even mentioning everything to savor off the water, too! Lake Conroe is encircled by 157 miles of stunning shoreline speckled here and there by luxury resorts and residential developments, magnificent beaches, and public and private campgrounds and day facilities. Lakefront properties also happen to be neighbors to several noteworthy golf courses. Links like Walden, Bentwater, La Torretta Lake Resort, and Texas National Golf Club are all public courses that set the bar in quality for Texas golf as a whole. If you’re interested in living on a Lake Conroe golf course, check out GolfHomes.com for property listings and details.
Indulge the outdoorsman in you today by treating yourself to all the unique beauty, adventure, and luxuries Lake Conroe has to offer!
Only 40 minutes north of Houston, Conroe is a special place for family fun, romantic escapes and a wealth of recreational opportunities. So close to big-city attractions, yet nestled in the quiet, lush piney woods, Conroe is rich in history and tradition. An enjoyable blend of spacious wilderness and recreational activities provide fun for all ages.
Twenty-two thousand acres of fresh water surrounded by a majestic pine forest. Rise at dawn to catch the big one of have breakfast in bed in a suite overlooking the lake. Play in fresh water on our clean sandy beach with the deep green of towering pine trees lining the horizon. The majestic Sam Houston National Forest creates the northern boundary of Lake Conroe.
Completed in 1973, Lake Conroe has become one of the largest, most active lakes in the state. The area is an ideal destination for corporate meetings, family vacations and week-end get-aways. Full-service resorts, hotels and camping facilities operate year-round, offering a variety of recreational activities, festivals and holiday events.
Being so close the a metropolitan area as large as Houston, the Lake Conroe area has experienced incredible growth and transformation over the last quarter century. Some of the finest residential developments in the country have sprung up around the picturesque shores and wooded terrain surrounding the lake. Neighborhoods such as Grand Harbor, April Sound, Walden, Del Lago, Bentwater, Seven Coves, Point Aquarius, and Corinthian Point have become sources of the most sought after residential real estate in the Houston metropolitan area. Many of Lake Conroe's communities have superior golf courses and tennis facilities as well as the usual water amenities like marinas and boat launching. The Woodlands master planned community just south of the lake has contributed both business and population incentives to families desiring to live the "good life" on Lake Conroe. With an ever increasing income base generated from the attractive business environment the area offers and the superior school districts educating our children, Lake Conroe's growth has only just begun!
Lake Conroe is located approximately one hour north of downtown Houston (via IH-45). Extending 21 miles in length and covering 21,000 surface acres, Lake Conroe is the reserve drinking water supply for the City of Houston and offers clean, clear water for a large variety of recreation (boating, fishing, hunting, golfing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, pleasure boating, etc.). Luxurious hotels and condominiums, quality RV Parks, waterfront boat storage with valet launching, luxurious waterfront real estate developments are only a few of the attractions to this exceptional man made Lake only 60 minutes north from Houston via IH-45.
Southern Empress-An authentic stern-wheel paddle boat available for cocktail parties, as well as dinner and sight-seeing cruises on the lake. This 250-passenger vessel can also be reserved for private functions.
National Forest-The Sam Houston National Forest features extensive hiking, rough camping and wilderness areas, as well as seasonal hunting. The forest is also a protected habitat for the endangered red cockaded woodpecker. 409/344-6205.
Lone Star Hiking Trail-Features 127 miles of overland hiking trails with campgrounds, boat launches and picnic areas. Located in the Sam Houston National Forest.