Sunshine Retreat at Lake Lavon, Texas

Real Estate Agent with Providence Group Realty 0664947

     Surrounded by wildlife, beautiful landscapes, mesmerizing sunsets,  numerous parks and campgrounds, Lake Lavon is a 21,400-acre lake in northeast Texas, at McKinney. Four million people visit Lake Lavon every year. The lake is nestled in southeast Collin, County, Texas, on the East Fork of the Trinity River. City dwellers can escape the crowds to find 16 parks full of amenities and activities. The hiking trails abound with nature. Twenty marinas call this lake home. People commonly call the lake, Lake Lavon, but U.S. Army Corp of Engineers official name for it is Lavon Reservoir. Nowadays, this wonderful lake offers one of the best options to visit in Texas, including places to go camping, fishing or anything in touch with nature. So if you're thinking about visiting North Dallas and enjoy the great places of interest around the lake, check out this great vacation rental.

A Great Place for Fishing

Lavon Lake is not only famous for great crappie fishing, but also offers a wide variety of other species to pursue. Bass, catfish, sunfish, white bass, gar, and striped bass all reside herein.  Numerous boat launch ramps around the lake facilitate launching of boats for fishing, sailing, sightseeing and water sports. Carry your kayak or canoe from various parking areas around the lake or ask about what is available at the vacation rental. If you like to fish from the bank, much of the 120 miles of shoreline is accessible.


A  Wonderful Place to Enjoy with Your Family

Lavon Lake has 16 parks, 244 picnic sites, 194-lane boat ramps, 5 beaches, 71 tent camping sites with water, 167 camping sites with electric and water hook-ups, a handicapped park, and 6 group-shelters for large group picnics. 


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Towns and Communities surrounding the Lake

The nearest towns and communities surrounding Lake Lavon are clockwise from the north end of the lake are: Princeton, Farmersville, Copeville, Lavon, Wylie, St. Paul, and Lucas. There are a few nightclubs and restaurants dotted around the lake located on the eastern and western sides. Shopping areas are best in Wylie and Farmersville on the northeast end of the lake, and a Walmart in Wylie. 

Lavon Lake packs a large wallop in a small area for Dallas sites and suburbanites. Cabins and vacation home rentals are definitely important to enjoy the experience. On the east side of Lavon Lake, visitors will get a skyline view of Plano and McKinney. On the rest of the lake, people will feel more countrified. 

Are you looking for a great option to book a Lake Lavon Vacation Home? Only 45 minutes from Downtown Dallas, Sunshine Retreat Vacation Rental provides a nearby getaway for those who want to vacation near the lake but still have the nearby comforts and conveniences. Enjoy great amenities and amazing landscapes with your family and friends. If you want to experience a great stay discovering Lake Lavon, please do not hesitate to contact us to give you more details to access to this refreshing place and have the best experience!


Sam Thomas, Providence Group Realty

Call/Text 469.298.9786



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Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
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Jul 14, 2022 06:51 AM