Nantahala Real Estate Company, Inc. serves Nantahala, Topton, Andrews, Robbinsville, Murphy & Bryson City NC!  We love the Smokey Mountains- do you want to call it home? If so, give us a call 828-321-3101.  

Lake Nantahala, is located in Western North Carolina in Macon County.  Lake Nantahala offers a unique and beautiful combination of elevation, glistening, clean-water lake living and long-range views of the Smokey Mountains. Residents of Lake Nantahala, as well as the vacationers, visitors enjoy four distinct seasons, water recreation including boating, skiing, & fishing, and all that Western North Carolina has to offer.  We are conveniently located 2.5 hours from Atlanta, 2 hours from Chattanooga, Asheville & Knoxville.

Nantahala Lake is located in Macon County, North Carolina in the western part of the state. The lake is regulated and maintained by Duke Power and is a major source of hydroelectric power to the region.

Surface elevation: 3,035′

Shore length: 42 mi

Year built: 1942

With 42 miles of shoreline, Lake Nantahala is a man-made lake originally created to generate power for Nantahala Power and Light now Duke Power. The power plant is still up and running with great success, but Lake Nantahala has also become home to residents on the 15% of the shoreline that is privately owned to who enjoy the quiet, relaxing, and fun lake living offers.

Lake Nantahala is around 3000 feet above sea level and the views of the Nantahala Mountains draws those who love both them the respective dam, which feeds into the Nantahala River. The Lake Nantahala water is cool year around as well as helps to generate hydroelectric power.

"Nantahala" is a Cherokee word meaning "land of the noon day sun," a fitting name for the Nantahala Gorge, where the sun only reaches to the valley floor at midday. The Nantahala National Forest was established in 1920 under authority of the 1911 Weeks Act.

Lake Nantahala geography and climate is unique. Located in Macon County which is located in the Western section of the state, Lake Nantahala is situated in a very pristine area in one of the Largest National Forest-Nantahala National Forest. Lake Nantahala waters cover approximately 1600 acres and there is over 42 miles of shoreline. The full water elevation of Lake Nantahala is about 3000 feet above sea level. Lake Nantahala has a reputation for having excellent water quality, with lots of cool spots that are fed by springs.

The real estate market was very slow moving until the early in 2003 when Nantahala Real Estate Company, Inc. was created.   The area has attracted real estate developers who have built a wide range of homes for the short and long term residents around the lake & mountain area. There has been phenomenal growth since the 2005, communities have been built around the lake.  The area has become increasingly appealing for retirees, families, and weekenders alike.

Homes in the Lake Nantahala area have been constructed and bought by those seeking retirement, as well as those who love lake-related outdoor activities. Some homes are investments for rental income until they retire.  Nantahala has become a destination which has increased the rental market opportunity.  Many residents own boats and summer weekends are full of activities to enjoy or simply watch from your very own dock. Come see why Lake Nantahala is where so many people want to call home. 

“If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives.”― Lemony Snicket,

Please let us know if we can assist you in the Nantahala area whether it’s lake front, lakeview, mountainview, creek, acreage we have the resources to make the transaction as smooth as possible for you.  Call us today 828-321-3101 or visit

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