Imagine waking up to a view of Kentucky Lake in the spring, or taking a leisurely stroll down your neighborhood in the fall. Marshall County, Kentucky Lake, and its communities offer abundant choices of lifestyles. Kentucky Lake’s 160,300 acres is at your disposal. If that isn't enough, the beautiful seasons, LBL, and southern hospitality should do the trick.
Using a combination of factors, Rand McNally, in it's 1987 edition, placed the Murray/Kentucky Lake area at the top of its list of 131 "Retirement Places Rated". The ranking comes from our low housing costs, established public transit system, accredited hospitals, a good supply of physicians and medical specialists, a high rating for public safety and its proximity to the largest outdoor recreation area, Land Between the Lakes, in Kentucky.
Our moderate climate is a natural draw for people who enjoy leisurely outdoor activities. Temperatures range from an average daily high of 44 degrees in January to 90 degrees in July.
If a small-town atmosphere is calling your name, look no further than Kentucky Lake. You can find tree-lined streets and single-family housing, making this a community for all ages. A new added feature to Marshall County and Kentucky Lake is the Mike Miller County Park located in Draffenville. This beautifully landscaped park features walking trails, an outdoor soccer complex, several ball fields, a playground, a stocked lake and several covered, picnic area scattered throughout the park. This is an ideal place to hold family gatherings, reunions or an afternoon outing. Young and old alike will enjoy this new county facility.
There is a marked difference between Marshall County, Kentucky Lake, and other resort-retirement communities. Most of the area's newest housing developments have been small subdivisions with several lake area condominiums. There is plenty of "breathing space" to insure comfort and privacy. Plenty of choices are available when looking for property. If Kentucky Lake is calling your name, choose from the many lakefront properties with lake access. Just imagine waking up to a beautiful sunrise over Kentucky Lake from the back porch.
One of the area's unique retirement communities is Lakeland Wesley Village. This apartment complex, sponsored by the United Methodist Church, offers senior citizens security, grounds maintenance, religious activities, entertainment and recreation, a beauty shop and laundry facilities all within a controlled environment.
In Western Kentucky, the quality of life is high with beautiful scenery, a touch of southern charm and hospitality all within a short drive of a beautiful lake in an area with easy access to everywhere. For a retirement information packet, call the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce at 270-527-7665 or visit their website by clicking here .
If you are looking for a unique place to retire or relocate, the Kentucky Lake area has everything you need.
High Ridge Resort And Development~ 800-684-8989
Park Avenue Properties ~
Re/Max Real Estate Associates ~ 800-268-7193 ~ 270-527-8035 ~ 270-527-3147 Fax
Tree Tops Condominiums ~
Click map for Larger View
Need help? Give us a call at 800-467-7145.