Upstate SC lakefront homes for sale. The upstate near Greenville South Carolina is home to three amazingly gorgeous large lakes: Hartwell, Jocassee, and Keowee and two smaller lakes all have beautiful real estate for sale. See all waterfront homes & land & homes for Lake Murray SC homes for salesale on Lakes Jocassee, Hartwell, Keowee, Lake Greenwood & Lake Robinson here. View real estate listings on MLS by price, size, acres, sq ft, age, neighborhood, water views, country clubs, with docks, boat lifts & more. There are many towns outside the Greenville Spartanburg Upstate SC area that have real estate properties along the waterfront such as: Travelers Rest, Seneca, Sunset, Westminster, Anderson, just to name a few. 

MLS Listings Data

Total Listings: 25
Average Price: $1,012,506
Highest Listing Price: $4,199,000
Average Days On Market: 40
Average Price/SqFt: $247

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Number of MLS Listings 1 - 9 of 25

Five bedrooms, with 6 full and 2 half-bathrooms - 2.5 car garage - Keith...

Five bedrooms, with 6 full and 2 half-bathrooms - 2.5 car garage - Keith Summerour-designed, and built by boutique craftsman, Mike Blackburn - Exceptional, 1.53 acre waterfront lot, with gentle slope and 326 ft of prime shoreline - Unique master suite comprising the entire third floor, with exquisite bathroom, room-sized walk-in closet, elevated lake views, study and sitting area - Well-appointed kitchen with high-end appliances and custom cabinetry - Impressive library or office, which may be converted to main-floor master suite, with fireplace, built-in shelving, cedar-lined closet and sumptuous granite bathroom - Independent guest suite with its own fireplace and luxurious bathroom - Guest cottage, containing bright sitting area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom - Handsome wine cellar - Extensive outdoor living areas, including phantom-screened porch and patio between house and guest suite, which features a wood-burning fireplace - Exercise room with mirrored wall - Inviting home theatre with built-in bed

$ 4,199,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 6 Sqft - 6599 +/-
Luxury custom waterfront home in The Reserve at Lake Keowee, designed and...

Luxury custom waterfront home in The Reserve at Lake Keowee, designed and built by Dillard-Jones Builders. Located on 1.7 acres the home is positioned to maximize incredible mountain, lake and conservatory views. This 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath home is the perfect home to entertain or host family gatherings, the main floor’s open plan with gourmet kitchen, great room, dining room and large master suite features detailed vaulted ceilings, oak hardwood floors and large expanses of glass to capture the incredible views. Chef’s kitchen is equipped with custom cabinetry, Subzero refrigerator, Wolf microwave, and Thermador 6 burner gas cook top and range. Oversized great room with stone masonry fireplace and French doors lead to expansive deck and private screened porch accessed with sliding glass door system, with 2nd masonry fireplace and Ipe wood flooring. The master suite’s massive walk-in closet with custom closet system and island dresser includes a Spa like master bath with 12’ceiling, large walk-in shower with 3 spray heads, and makeup vanity. Just off the mudroom is a private guest suite/office with full bath located above the garage. Beautiful curved stone accent wall descends down oak stairs to the lower level’s 3 bedroom suites /3 baths and entertainment /rec room. Common area features 10’ ceilings with large stone fireplace, built in wet bar with refrigerator and ice maker. Outdoors the hot tub with 4th fireplace, flagstone terrace level patio protected with underdeck drainage system, manicured lawn, and golf cart garage with path makes for easy access to boat dock. Located on the tranquil waters of a deep cove, the dock is constructed of Ipe wood with a cedar shake roof and features a boat lift and jet ski port. The homes other assets are extensive crown moldings throughout, 10” baseboards, 8’ solid doors, tons of storage on every level, Walk-in pantry with 2nd refrigerator, laundry room with sink and built-in ironing board, plantation shutters, Control4 audio system throughout, Gas tankless water heater, Dual fuel heating system with 3 zones, central vac throughout, Alarm system and many other upgrades. $60,000 Premier Membership required at closing. Come and experience this beautifully designed and quality-built home.

$ 2,495,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 5 Sqft - 4599 +/-
Custom built 2016, fabulous Lake Front home in Harbor Oaks offered FULLY...

Custom built 2016, fabulous Lake Front home in Harbor Oaks offered FULLY FURNISHED -- just pack a suit case for moving day! About an hour to downtown GVL, about 70 min's to ASHVL, 2 hours to ATL. Ideally suited for your family, or shared by multiple owners! All bedrooms en suite: 3 suites on Main, bunk room suite upstairs that sleeps 6, plus 2 more suites on the walk out Terrace Level, which also features rec room & billiard room. Fabulous OPEN CONCEPT features 2 story foyer, hardwood floors, high ceilings, Cook's kitchen w/quartz counters, breakfast bar, top of the line appliances, including separate bev fridges. Two porches (one screened), two fireplaces plus fire pit, two laundries. 2nd party kitchen on Terrace Lvl, plus outdoor grilling kitchen. SCADS of storage space! Enjoy lake living year round on this QUIET COVE with easy access to big water. Beautifully decorated, meticulously maintained, say YES to lake living on Rollingwood Drive!

$ 1,999,672
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 5 Sqft - 4999 +/-
Nestled intimately into the gated River Reserve community, 138 Reserve...

Nestled intimately into the gated River Reserve community, 138 Reserve Drive offers both comfort and serenity. A rare opportunity to purchase one of very few waterfront homes on this private lake! The two-story foyer of this beautiful stone abode extends a warm welcome, with its elegant spiral staircase embellished with wrought iron railings and timeless mondial and travertine tile. On either side of the foyer lie the formal dining room with attached butler's pantry, and formal sitting area, which is imbued with natural light. The great room is tastefully constructed, with a stone, gas-log fireplace, custom bookcases, coffered ceiling and porch access. The latter overlooks the water, and is worthy of curling up with a steaming mug of coffee and a good book. The kitchen offers ample potential for entertaining family and guests alike. It incorporates a Dacor gas range with pot filler and custom hood, SubZero refrigerator, Maytag dishwasher, sultry granite countertops with an elevated bar, and sapele wood island with built-in wine rack. Plentiful custom cabinetry confers an abundance of storage for kitchen necessities and indulgences. The setting is perfect for the creation of exquisite cuisine ... and even more wonderful memories. The master bedroom was designed with ample comfort at its core, with a gas fireplace, private screened porch that's perfect for viewing migrating geese or rocking by the adjoining fireplace, and spacious his and her closets. A soaking (or jetted) tub that self cleans is situated beneath a brilliant stained glass window. Separate vanities and multiple shower fixtures ensure that this master bathroom will not disappoint. At the top of the spiral staircase, French doors open onto a media room. Of the four bedrooms situated on the upper level, two share a Jack and Jill bathroom with separate vanities and two en-suites, while one includes a full, en suite bathroom and walk-in closet. The walk-out lower level of this estate has plenty of finished space as well as storage and res-room space. 138 Reserve Drive embodies elegance, convenience, and comfort with two two-car garages, four fireplaces, and bountiful space for the creation of forever memories.

$ 1,850,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 5 Sqft - 7000 +/-
Lakefront custom build opportunity; plans include 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home...

Lakefront custom build opportunity; plans include 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home on a spectacular lakefront lot with over 245 feet of shoreline in a deep water cove. Home to be built by luxury home builder, Ridgeline Construction. Governor Glen Drive is conveniently located near The Reserve's Settlement Village Gate. The Reserve at Lake Keowee has many amenities including an 18 hole Jack Nicklaus golf course, Driving Range and Par 3, Village Center, Market, Orchard House with dining, Pool Pavilion, Marina, Fitness Center and much more.

$ 1,595,000
View details Beds - 4 Baths - 3 Sqft - 3399 +/-
Lake front, mountain views and a fabulous brand new home. You have...

Lake front, mountain views and a fabulous brand new home. You have discovered the trifecta! This amazing 4 bedroom home has it all. From the moment you arrive and admire the skilled rock work along the driveway, to the moment you step out on your covered dock, you can see the quality and care that has been built into this lovely home. The skillful rockwork theme continues on the front of the home as your approach your front door. Once inside, the vastness of the living room, the floor to ceiling fireplace and the warmth of the stunning wood floors is only eclipsed by the fabulous mountain and lake view out the back wall of windows. The well-appointed kitchen with quartz countertops is a chef's dream, with stainless appliances including a 5-burner gas stove is accented with fashion forward subway tile backsplash and richly stained custom cabinets. The 5-seater breakfast bar allows the family chef to remain a part of the conversation while preparing a meal. But then a decision must be made on where to eat as there are so many options; breakfast bar, dining room or on the expansive deck. Your sizeable master bedroom suite is tucked privately away from the other bedrooms and includes another wall of windows. The master bath includes a soaking tub, double sinks, a floating glass shower and a sizable walk in closet. The laundry room is conveniently located close to the master bedroom and includes a sink and an extra refrigerator for beverages. There is also a small room on this side of the house for whatever you wish but it was designed in case you ever chose to install a stairway to potential additional living space above the garage. Separated from the master is an additional bedroom and full bath completed with the same quality you have now come to expect in his home. As you head downstairs, you are greeted by two additional bedrooms, a fully appointed bathroom, a spacious den, a flex space and another unfinished space of abundant room for storage. Your den includes a wet bar with wine cooler, and easily maintained luxury vinyl tile. This large, warm gathering space walks out to the backyard with newly laid sod and a full irrigation system for low maintenance. No detail left to chance, your garage is drywalled and even has an epoxy finished floor. But those views! Whether you take your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail on the upstairs deck or one of two options for lower deck patios, or perhaps take an easy stroll to your covered dock which is prewired for electric and water, you will be greeted but expansive views of the Blue Ridge mountains, Lake Keowee and the bustling activity at Keowee Marina. As a resident of the gated community of Marina Bay, you will have access to a private golf cart path to Keowee Marina to enjoy the Tiki Hut. Within minutes of Clemson University, healthcare and shopping, your brand new lake house is sure to be a treasured home within to build a lifetime of memories.

$ 1,200,000
View details Beds - 4 Baths - 3 Sqft - 2799 +/-
NEW PRICE!!!! RARE Opportunity to own an ESTATE home on a 2 acre LAKEFRONT...

NEW PRICE!!!! RARE Opportunity to own an ESTATE home on a 2 acre LAKEFRONT property in the heart of one of the Upstate's most prestigious communities of HUNTINGTON off Roper Mtn Rd. 103 Raven Rd is a one-owner home that has been meticulously maintained and dutifully loved. In fact, that pride of ownership is very hard to mistake....from every blade of grass that is pristinely manicured and every mechanical system that has been upgraded or updated through the years for the next owner's ease of ownership. The grounds are truly breathtaking from the circular driveway and the sprawling brick/stone/stucco elevation to the majestic lake views. And for added convenience, this home comes with its own private covered boat dock and ramp. Imagine evening boat rides and daytime fishing adventures on this glassy 10-acre lake. And there's certainly no lack of size or storage with this home. There's tremendous walk-in attic space (355 sf) not to mention boundless storage potential in the lower level (424 sf). Plus you can also enjoy a separate entrance at the basement level to an ideal 21x16 workshop or gardening room. On the interior, there is a great deal of flexibility and room to fellowship with family and guests. On the main level, you'll enjoy the front living room with a large bay window and pocket doors that open up into the Great Room complete with built-in cabinets and one of the home's two fireplaces. Don't miss the elegant dining room across the two story foyer from the living room. If those walls could talk! And the kitchen affords functionality with a serving bar and center island as well as some updates with newer stainless appliances and Corian countertops. The breakfast room may have one of the best views and access points in the home as it leads to the open and covered deck areas as well as a covered porch area, too! And there is no lack of pantry space in the kitchen with two double doors full! There's a convenient half bath and ideal upstairs home office or craft room on the main level, too. And of course, you can find the master bedroom on the main level on the opposing side of the home. There, you'll be amazed by the hidden Stiltz home elevator (installed in 2020) that leads to the lower level laundry room area. What convenience! Upstairs you'll be blown away by the 4 oversized bedrooms and closets. There are two nearly identical large bathrooms on each side of the upstairs. The key difference is that one showcases a fully tiled tub/shower and the other has a shower only. The best part is that there are separate vanity areas for both bathrooms. In the lower level, there's a sprawling recreation zone, a wet bar and the home's second fireplace. Plus there's a "man cave" / home office downstairs and a nearby full bathroom! And you won't ever dislike doing laundry at 103 Raven as there's so much space to get clean and organize! And when those duties are done, treat yourself to an elevator ride back up to the main level! Among its other special features: central vacuum, two water heaters, an automatic start 20 KW home backup generator, full yard irrigation using the ever abundant lake water, outdoor lighting, and a sophisticated security/lighting system that the owners will proudly demonstrate! Don't miss your chance to own a slice of paradise here in the Upstate of SC!

$ 1,075,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 4 Sqft - 6199 +/-
Looking for the ultimate rustic lake home this is it! This log home has 6...

Looking for the ultimate rustic lake home this is it! This log home has 6 bedrooms 5.5 baths on one of the best point lots in Cedar Creek, 204 feet of deep waterfront and a double decker dock in place with lift, jet-ski port, sink and storage box. This home features cathedral wood ceilings, wood burning stone fireplace in the living room area and 3 bedrooms that each have their own bath upstairs, the kitchen has a pantry and wet bar as you are entering the living room, the lower level has 2 more bedrooms and large game room area leading out to a lower level outside patio area near the lake with easy access steps into the crystal clear water for swimming. This home will sleep 18 people with how it is set up. The furniture is negotiable and VRBO short term leases are allowed. This is a gated community with clubhouse and tennis court area.

$ 999,000
View details Beds - 6 Baths - 5 Sqft - 4199 +/-
Newly built in 2019, this home is located in Harbor Point on Lake Keowee,...

Newly built in 2019, this home is located in Harbor Point on Lake Keowee, a gated development that offers the opportunity to own your own Lake Keowee waterfront home and the ability to benefit from the strong short-term rental market! The main level is currently enjoyed by the owners of the home, but the lower level has provided short-term rental income. As the new owner, it is your decision on how to manage any rentals that you wish. The water is very beautiful and is the first covered dock located on this quiet cove that enjoys deep water. This "2-in-one waterfront home has complete living arrangements on both the main level and the terrace level. It is a "Smart home" with Nest thermostats, quartz counters in the main level kitchen with the white cabinets, and the very soothing grays that provide so much natural light that is aided by the vaulted ceiling. Ther are Ring cameras and digital remote locks. The 171-foot shoreline is "Rip-Rapped" and stairs provide easy access to your covered dock. Enjoy your outside living experience with your own hot tub. This home has many upgrades including the tankless water heater, high-speed internet that is the envy of many of your neighborhoods, natural gas, community boat storage, and is in close to the boat ramp. There are an oversized garage and double door storage room for your storage needs. The house features a shiplap, built-in bunk beds, a huge pantry, a refurbished 6ft Clawfoot tub! This home was built as close to the water as possible so the driveway is very private. Your rental guests also have a separate and private entrance to the terrace level space. The square footage is based on an appraisal.

$ 995,000
View details Beds - 5 Baths - 4 Sqft - 3799 +/-


Lake Hartwell is a man-made reservoir bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo, and Seneca Rivers. Lake Hartwell is one of the southeast’s largest and most popular recreation lakes. The lake is created by Hartwell Dam located on the Savannah River seven miles (11 km) below the point at which the Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers join to form the Savannah. 56,000-acre Lake Hartwell, is inhabited by striped and hybrid bass, largemouth, crappie, bream, and catfish and is one of the Southeast’s premier fishing destinations for professionals. Homes for sale on Lake Hartwell are some of the most expensive properties in the Upstate. 


All the traditional lake recreational activities can be seen and done here on Lake Hartwell: 

  • Camping. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages 9 campgrounds at Lake Hartwell with a total of 524 campsites. Many of the campgrounds include restrooms, showers, boat ramps, playgrounds, electric and water hookups, courtesy docks, group camping, and designated swimming areas.
  • Biking trail. The Corps of Engineers Lake Hartwell office partnered with the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA) to build a 7.6 miles (12.2 km) multi-purpose trail at the Paynes Creek Campground area.
  • Fishing. Hartwell is home to many different types of fish including largemouth bass, bream, hybrid and striped bass, crappie, white bass, trout, and walleye.
  • Swimming. The lake is suitable for swimming but there have been over 200 deaths on the lake through the years.
  • Water sports. The Lake is a venue for a variety of sports such as tubing, water skiing, and wakeboarding.
  • Boating. Boating is a huge part of the recreation side of Lake Hartwell. There are five marinas along the lake, including Clemson Marina, Big Water Marina, Harbor Light Marina, Hartwell Marina, and Portman Marina as well as many public boat ramps. The lake also features the private Western Carolina Sailing Club that hosts an annual regatta in October to benefit Hospice of the Upstate.


Is a 7,500-acre, 300-foot deep reservoir located in northwest upstate South Carolina created by the state in partnership with Duke Power in 1973. The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake to keep its waters cool and clear year-round. The lake is within Devils Fork State Park. There are four different smaller rivers that feed into Lake Jocassee. Similar to Lake Hartwell, as one can guess the real estate for sale on Lake Jocassee is some of the most premium property in the Upstate near Greenville / Spartanburg SC. The same fish species as in Lake Hartwell can also be found in Jocassee. 



Also a man-made reservoir this lake was created to serve the needs of a power utility (Duke Energy) as well as public recreational purposes. It is approximately 26 miles long, 3 miles wide, with an average depth of 54 feet, and a shoreline measured at 300 miles in total and is approximately 800 feet above sea level. The lake is connected by damn to Lake Jocassee and as you can imagine shares the same recreational activities as the other two Greenville SC area lakes of Hartwell and Jocassee. Search homes for sale lake Keowee.

As with most of the lakes around the upstate, they are Indian names from the Cherokee tribe located in Oconee County.