Land or Lake? Somerset Real Estate Offers Plenty of Options

On Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 08:08
Somerset, KY

With a small-town environment, breathtaking scenery, and the beauty of Lake Cumberland, 13,000 residents are proud to call Somerset their home . And that number is growing as more people realize that Somerset real estate is worth a second glance. If you’re a visitor, just park your houseboat in the lake. But if you’re looking for something a little more permanent, then Somerset has many real estate opportunities of which you can take advantage. Living on Lake Cumberland For those who are either looking for a vacation spot or a permanent home, the ideal locations are the homes near Lake Cumberland. There are a number of local companies, such as Lake Cumberland Realty and Eagle Realty and Development, which specialize in such houses. Whether you’re looking for a seasonal vacation spot, a one-time rental, or a new place to call home, the local realtors are most helpful in knowing what kind of lakeside home will best serve your needs. The Villas at Woodson Bend offer luxurious ranch style condominiums just alongside the lake. This community provides its residents boat storage, walking trails, lakefront sites and a community clubhouse. Bestview Estates, another lakeside community, are houses built on Lake Cumberland’s 300-acre peninsula. An Ideal Place to Retire Additionally, Somerset’s growing senior population shows that more people have found it to be a great place to retire. A laid back, friendly community, Somerset provides seniors with an abundance of retiree-friendly activities and services minus the big city hustle and bustle. Renting Opportunities Apartment life is also an option in Somerset. As always, the closer you get to town, the higher the rent. Fry Estates offers 1-2 bedroom apartments and is located a short drive away from the Daniel Boone National Forrest. Lots of Land Somerset has homes in both community-oriented subdivisions and in a rural setting. For those who would like to own livestock or grow crops, space is not a problem. Along with houses, lots and acreage grace the real estate listings, making Somerset a great place to own land Somerset is a small community with family-centered values. If you would like a place where it is easier to slow down and enjoy the simpler things in life like friendly neighbors, a beautiful view, family, homemade food, and the quiet of nature, then Somerset is definitely a place to consider calling home.