Lake Holiday is a wooded, gated community of about 1,900 acres located amidst mountains 15 miles northwest of Winchester, Virginia. The community is built around a 240-acre man-made lake that offers a picturesque setting for sailing, boating, water skiing, kayaking, canoeing and swimming.

The lake and surrounding area are teeming with wild life, including eagles, great blue herons, wild turkeys, beavers, white-tailed deer and some of the best bass fishing in the state. Swans stop to rest for a week each year and ducks and geese are year-round residents. Community members enjoy beaches, a 91-slip marina, a beautiful lakefront clubhouse, fishing pier, basketball, tennis and beach volleyball courts, and a play area for children.

Lake Holiday was incorporated in August 1970. The site was created out of the riverbed of Isaac Creek, in an area with many natural springs. Shortly after the dam was built, Hurricane Agnes came through and filled the impounded area in just a few days.

The community is managed by an elected 11-member Board of Directors. Day-to-day operations are handled by a professional management staff consisting of a general manager and an administrative staff. Facilities are maintained by a maintenance crew that keeps roads, buildings and grounds in order.

Numerous volunteer committees offer a wide range of opportunities to serve and enhance community life. Residents participate in various clubs, potluck dinners, and activities for all ages. A highlight every year is the Fourth of July boat parade and fireworks display over the lake that residents watch from their boats and the picnic grounds at the clubhouse.

Recent News

President’s Report, May 2021

With summer arriving in three weeks, I know we are all looking forward to being outdoors as much as possible and hopefully returning to some of the activities that will give us back a sense of normalcy. The Dog Park on Country Club Drive has opened. Some community...

General Manger’s Report, May 2021

Beach II Area Issues Reported Staff has recently received several reports regarding loud noise, vulgar language, and obnoxious music/behavior, coming from the Beach II area late in the evenings and at night.  This has reportedly occurred each weekend for the past...

President’s Report, April 2021

by Richard Traczyk As we advance into spring, the vaccine rollout has offered renewed hope amid so much uncertainty and our upside-down lives. Here at Lake Holiday, the Fitness Center is now open, the Dog Park is ready for both small and large dog breeds, food trucks...

General Manager’s Report, April 2021

Project Updates:Walking TrailConstruction of Phase 1 of the walking trail plan as presented to the Board of Directors in September 2020 is set to begin this week. The trail is approximately ½ mile in length and will create a walking circuit from Country Club Park to...

President’s Report

March 2021 Most of us are looking forward to spring as we come off a year that challenged us professionally and personally. And now there is a lot to look forward to here at Lake Holiday in the coming months. Winter storms are now behind us. This past season our...

General Manager’s Report,

March, 2021 Project Updates: HVAC Upgrades The HVAC upgrades contracted for the lower level of the Clubhouse have been completed, and all systems are functioning well and as intended. Air Care Services completed the work on time and at the proposed price. Although it...

GM Report, February 2021

February 2021 General Manager’s Report Beach II Request for Proposals (RFP) The Beach II RFP has been disseminated to seven local excavating/land development firms.  The packet was electronically delivered to the following firms on or before February 16, 2021:...