Lake Keowee Real Estate Vs Lake Hartwell Real Estate

Posted by Jonathan Kostyra on Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 at 12:13pm.

A Comparison of Lake Keowee Real Estate to Lake Hartwell Real Estate.

Several potential lake buyers have wanted to know the difference in Lake Keowee vs Lake Hartwell.  To answer, both lakes are located in the Upstate of South Carolina. Lake Hartwell is the larger of the two lakes and parts of it stretch into eastern Georgia. Lake Keowee lies to the north of Lake Hartwell and is set against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Other differences bulleted below in the two lakes:
  • Lake Keowee's water quality is better than Hartwell's. Lake Keowee is one of the clearer lakes in South Carolina and feeds primarily from Lake Jocassee.
  • Lake Keowee Real Estate is typically more expensive than Lake Hartwell Real Estate while Lake Hartwell is more affordable. Lake Keowee typically offers more higher end retirement and resort style communities though Lake Hartwell is seeing more investment as well with these types of communities.
  • Lake Keowee tends to be more scenic and pristine with some amazing views of the mountains from parts of the lake.
  • Lake Hartwell is closer to I85, Anderson, Clemson, and Greenville while  Lake Keowee is a good 45 minutes from Greenville.


+Jonathan Kostyra is an Associate Broker at Carolina Realty Associates Located at 607 Pendleton Street Suite 222 Greenville SC 29601 Jonathan can be reached at: 864-335-8936

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