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Apple Valley Lake Real Estate

A private community nestled near a beautiful lake, Apple Valley Lake Ohio real estate offers some of the best living available in Central Ohio.  Situated on the picturesque 3.25 mile-long, 511-acre Apple Valley Lake, homeowners enjoy numerous amenities including boating, water skiing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, fishing, golfing, a full-service marina, an activity center, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, playgrounds,  and more. There are currently over 3,500 homes featuring cabins, vacation homes, homes with a view of the lake, waterfront homes and more than half of the property owners call Apple Valley their year-round home. Apple Valley offers something enjoyable for everyone.

Apple Valley Lake is a man-made lake created in 1970 and filled in 1972. The well-preserved hills of Knox County surround the lake, which creates appealing scenery for all Apple Valley Ohio Real Estate locations. Apple Valley Lake has an average 30-foot depth and is considered by many to be the cleanest lake in Ohio. 

Parks and Recreation at The Apple Valley Lake 

Residents of the lake can enjoy days out boating, tubing, wakeboarding, knee boarding, water skiing, jet skiing, swimming, sunbathing, fishing, taking your dog for a walk at the dog park, and a boatload more to do and experience at the lake!

Apple Valley’s three beaches Davis, King, and Sutton are great places to bring children to play on the playground, enjoy a picnic or barbeque, or sunbathe and relax in the water. All beaches are equipped with a sand volleyball court. You just need a few people and a volleyball to enjoy a game! Docks are available for property owners to temporarily dock their boats, while they spend time on the beach.

Apple Valley Ohio Lake residents also have access to an amazing public golf course at the Apple Valley Golf Course, a par-71, 18-hole championship course.

The Apple Valley Club House offers a fitness center, an outdoor pool, men’s and women’s changing rooms with showers, a furnished lounge area, an outdoor playground with a grill and picnic table, and is a great place to host wedding receptions, family reunions, and other events.

Another place in Apple Valley for entertainment is the Floral Valley Community Center. This space offers an indoor pool, men and women’s locker rooms with showers, as well as banquet area and other gathering rooms. The property includes outdoor recreation to bring children to play on the playground, walk your dog at the dog park, hike along the trail, or play a ball game in the field. The Community Center is a great place to host a party or have a get together!

Boat owners and residents can make good use out of the Apple Valley Marina, which sells new and used boats, trailers, engines, and boat lifts. The Marina also offers docking service, and sells water equipment such as life jackets, bait, tackle, rods, gas, oil, food, beverages and more!


Apple Valley Ohio real estate is always in demand due to the private community environment, scenic atmosphere and recreational activities. One of the highlights of Apple Valley Lake is the 4th of July firework display, where Apple Valley property owners view fireworks over the lake, from boat or shore.

Apple Valley Lake County: Knox County


Apple Valley Lake Schools: Apple Valley Lake is serviced by two different school districts: East Knox Schools and Mount Vernon Schools depending on where your home is located.

East Knox Schools: The majority of students residing in Apple Valley Ohio will attend the East Knox School District which is located right in the heart of Howard. The school district consists of two main buildings located all on the same campus: East Knox Elementary School K-5 and East Knox Jr/Sr High School 6-12. The East Knox School Board office is also conveniently located on the same property.

Mount Vernon Schools: The northernmost location of the Apple Valley Lake is located in Brown Township which is located in the Pleasant Street Elementary School District, grades K-5,  the Mount Vernon Middle School which includes grades 6-8 and Mount Vernon High School which includes grades 9-12.

What are the best attractions at the Apple Valley Lake in Howard, Ohio? Without question the many lake activities are some of the best attractions and that is why the majority of property owners choose to own property at the Apple Valley Lake.

Where is the Apple Valley Lake Located? Apple Valley Ohio is located in Knox County Central Ohio and is just 6 miles east of Mount Vernon on State Route 36 in Howard, Ohio and 63 miles from Columbus, OH.

Contact us at 740-397-7800.