Bay Harbor Real Estate

A name synonymous with seasonal luxury, Bay Harbor is Michigan’s most famous location that attracts thousands of vacationers all year round. 

Stretching 5 miles of Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan, Bay Harbor offers a deepwater harbor that is perfect to take in the surrounding beauty.

The lakeside atmosphere, natural beauty and plethora of luxurious activities make it a prime location for people to buy, sell or rent houses, condos or lots. If you want to be a part of a luxurious resort community, Bay Harbor real estate is a premium investment opportunity.


Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.2M
Lowest Price $75K
Highest Price $9M
Total Listings 39
Avg. Price/SQFT $445

Property Types (active listings)


Bay Harbor Real Estate Listings

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Check out this video for a look at Bay Harbor real estate, or read on to learn more about life in Bay Harbor



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Bay Harbor Real Estate

Often called the crown jewel of northern Michigan’s lakeside luxury, Bay Harbor is a resort community near Lake Michigan and Little Traverse Bay. It is one of the prime vacation spots in Michigan as it hosts people from across the country all year round. From lying under the sun in the summers to escaping into a winter wonderland, Bay Harbor provides activities for all kinds of vacationers. 

Spectacular views of the surrounding lands, top-class golf courses, a deepwater marina, and an experience of boutique shopping are only some of the attractions in the region.

You can go golfing in the Harbor Golf Club which is one of the premium spots of the Bay Harbor and recognized as one of the most picturesque ones in the country. Or you can take strolls in the brick-paved streets in the Village to take in nature’s bounty or spend the day shopping. For a more adventurous day, head over to the marina to take a boat into the cool blue waters of the nearby lakes.

A local treasure of activities and beauty, Bay Harbor is also a popular place of real estate opportunities. Houses, condos or waterfront lots, you will find many properties ready for buying or renting. Brook Walsh can help you find your perfect match so you can become a part of the luxury community. Brook can also help you sell a property to others looking to invest in Bay Harbor real estate. 

According to the Northern Michigan Multi-Listing Service, the average sales price for a home in Bay Harbor is $1,480,662 with a high of $8,350,000 in 2003 and a low of $257,000 in 2011. The average sales price for a condominium in Bay Harbor is $412,792 with a high of $2,025,000 in 2013 and a low of $24,000 in 2001.

Bay Harbor Community Highlights

Situated along five miles of stunningly beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline between Petoskey and Charlevoix, Bay Harbor is an idyllic destination for vacationers, visitors, and residents alike. With stunning views, world-class amenities, unique accommodations, unrivaled recreational opportunities, and a calendar full of events, it’s the perfect place to mix business with pleasure, connect with friends and family or simply unplug.  

The Village at Bay Harbor is a magical place and one of the most memorable dining and shopping destinations in Northern Michigan. Brick paved streets and spectacular views create a distinctive setting for its fashionable boutiques, exceptional specialty stores, and popular waterfront restaurants.  Living in the Village is for people who want to be a part of all the fun and amenities including a short walk or GEM car ride to shopping, dining, the marina, and performances at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts.  

Bay Harbor Lake Marina is a remarkable place to be. Carved into the tranquil waters of Bay Harbor Lake that channels into Lake Michigan, it is a connection to one of the country's best places to cruise. Boaters at the marina enjoy the wonderful amenities the marina offers, but they also enjoy being part of the community.

Bay Harbor Yacht Club is an award-winning private club with first-class amenities and dockside concierge services.  Overlooking the marina and Lake Michigan, the Yacht Club offers breathtaking views, exceptional dining, waterfront, and recreational activities, and an extensive calendar of year-round events. 

Schools Near Petoskey, Michigan

The Petoskey public school system is one of the areas best and largest. It includes the following schools: 

  • Central Elementary School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • Ottawa Elementary School
  • Sheridan Elementary School
  • Montessori
  • Petoskey Middle School
  • Petoskey High School 

Petoskey Annual Events

Arts in the Park, Watershed Council 40th Anniversary Meeting & Gala, Festival on the Bay, Emmet Charlevoix County Fair, The Bay 2 Braman Bolt: "A Race to Preserve History"

Focused on Northern Michigan Investment Real Estate

Brook is focused on lifestyle real estate investment properties as most people want a vacation home to make lifelong memories that endure for their entire family, leave a profound legacy for generations, and they want a solid financial investment at the same time.  While the area does have many good realtors, there aren’t many with the unique financial, vacation home investing, and technology marketing background. Brook uses his diverse skill set to help clients properly evaluate and determine whether a vacation home makes financial sense.

"I have experience buying and selling Bay Harbor real estate and I'd like to help you find the perfect home. Send me a message or give me a call at 231.459.3179 to learn more today."

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