What are the most frequently asked questions about Lake Martin? Here are some answers to those questions. As a Lake Martin Real Estate Agent, I am asked these questions. Questions range from how large is Lake Martin to what is the average sales price of a waterfront home.
Lake Martin is 41,150 acres of surface area at full pool according to Alabama Power. This is equal to 68.75 square miles.
There are 880 miles of waterfront shoreline on Lake Martin according to Alabama Power.
Lake Martin has an average depth of 41 feet. The deepest spot on Lake Martin is 150′ deep and is located at Martin Dam.
Martin dam is 168 feet high and it stretches 2000 feet across the border of Tallapoosa and Elmore counties. 431,000 cubic yards of concrete were used in the construction of Martin Dam.
Yes, the construction of Lake Martin started in July 1923 and was completed in 1926. At the time Lake Martin was constructed it was the largest man-made lake in the world.
Lake Martin is 31.07 miles long from the farthest 2 points..
Lake Martin is located in East-Central Alabama. It is approximately 70 miles southeast of Birmingham, 35 miles northeast of Montgomery, 25 miles northwest of Auburn, 120 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia, and 80 miles southwest of Newnan, Georgia.
The major cities bordering Lake Martin are Alexander City, Dadeville, Eclectic, Jacksons Gap, and Equality.
Lake Martin is located approximately 120 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. It is an easy drive 2 hour drive on interstate I-85 south to Highway 280 West.
Lake Martin is located approximately 70 miles southeast of Birmingham, Alabama. It is an easy hour drive on Highway 280 East to most areas of the lake.
Acapulco Rock is approximately 60 feet above the lake at its highest point.. Acapulco Rock is often referred to as Chimney Rock. Chicken rock is approximately 20 feet above Lake Martin.
There are 3 types of vessels banned on Lake Martin named in ACT 2006-398.
1) Any vessel longer than 30’6”
2) Any houseboat
3) Any vessel longer than 26’11” that is capable of exceeding 60 m.p.h. Categories 1 & 2 are grandfathered if in use prior to July 1, 2006.
Lake Martin is dominated by spotted bass with lesser numbers of largemouth bass. Other common fish species include: striped bass, white bass, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish and flathead catfish.
The current Alabama state record White Crappie ( 4lbs 9oz ) was caught on Lake Martin on 5/8/2000 by Jeremy S Wright.
When Lake Martin was formed 12 cemeteries consisting of 923 graves were relocated to higher ground.
The best map for Lake Martin is by Carto-Craft Maps Inc. and they are for sale in most convenience stores and marinas around Lake Martin for $8.00. Contact Miller Dark for a free map of Lake Martin.
This Lake Martin Real Estate Map Search shows waterfront homes for sale on Lake Martin.
The Lake Martin waterfront median home sales price in March 2019 was $502,000 and in June 2019 was $598,000. Information is according to Alabama Center for Real Estate with data collected from the Lake Martin Association of Realtors.
Miller Dark is a top producing real estate agent on Lake Martin with over 25 years of experience listing and selling waterfront property. Buying or Selling on Lake Martin Contact Miller to get the best buyer or seller representation.
Lake Martin Real Estate | RealtySouth is a user friendly website to search for current waterfront homes, condos and lots for sale on Lake Martin. If you need help searching the Lake Martin MLS contact Miller Dark. Websites like Zillow and Trulia do not have the most current real estate information.
Lake Martin offers a broad selection of waterfront condos for sale on Lake Martin with a variety of amenity packages.
Lake Martin MLS stands for the Lake Martin Multiple Listing Service (MLS). The MLS is a computerized database of homes for sale in the Lake Martin area used by Lake Martin REALTORS®. Also, some agents websites allow visitors to search the Lake Martin MLS database for waterfront homes for sale.
Currently, the most expensive home for sale on Lake Martin is listed for $2,999,000. Here is a list of the most expensive Luxury Homes for sale on Lake Martin.
Lake Martin offers a wide variety of trails systems managed by Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail Association (CRATA) that are all open to the public. Smith Mountain Fire Tower Trail leads to a 90 foot fire tower that can be climbed to see one of the longest views on Lake Martin.
www.RealEstateLakeMartin.com has a New listings page showing all Lake Martin waterfront properties listed for sale in the last 7 days.
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RealtySouth is the largest real estate company in the state of Alabama. RealtySouth has 2 branch offices serving the Lake Martin market.
Kennebec is located on the South side of Lake Martin adjacent to a 74 acres wildlife preserve.