The village of Ellsworth was founded in 1881 and is often called the "Heart of the Great Outdoors."  The Ellsworth real estate market is almost entirely composed of single-family houses.

This page gives a very detailed overview of the homes, condominiums, land, and commercial property for sale in Ellsworth, Michigan.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $351K
Lowest Price $24.9K
Highest Price $3.1M
Total Listings 25
Avg. Days On Market 47
Avg. Price/SQFT $445

Property Types (active listings)


Ellsworth Homes for Sale

Ellsworth homes for sale begin in value around $125,000 and can sell for as much as $300,000 depending on the size and location of the home. Houses in Ellsworth are typically situated on large treed lots on secluded parcels of land.  As you explore the residential areas of Ellsworth, you’ll notice that houses aren’t cookie-cutter designs.  Instead, as you pass from one street to the next you’ll notice that architectural styles vary widely. 

Inside, these houses can be compact designs that don’t measure much more than 1,000 square feet, or they can be larger homes that measure several thousand square feet. If you’re looking for a starter home to call your own or you’re looking to downsize, you might enjoy one of the more affordable and smaller houses on the market. These houses offer a perfectly comfortable lifestyle for one or two people, and smaller floor plans ensure that residents aren’t committed to a tremendous amount of housekeeping. As such, they’ll enjoy more free time to explore their hobbies and passions. 

There are many different housing options in Ellsworth including downtown homes for saleland lover homes for saleluxury homes for sale, and waterfront homes for sale.

Ellsworth Community Highlights

Ellsworth is primarily a bedroom community with its primary industry being gravel and other aggregates. Agriculture and forestry are also important industries. Ellsworth is home to a small annual festival called the Pig Roast, which involves a parade and horse pulls, and of course, roast pork. Down the street is a bistro called the Rowe Inn.

Ellsworth is the seat of Banks Township, which also includes the community of Atwood and several cherry orchards. Ellsworth's main governing body is the Ellsworth Village Council. The town is named after Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, the first Union officer to die in the American Civil War.

This small village promotes outdoor activities such as snowmobiling, swimming, fishing, boating, hunting, camping, hiking, and picnics, and family-oriented activities.  The Annual Pig Roast and Games are held the third weekend in June and feature an old-fashioned horse pull and parade. Ellsworth is a community for all seasons!

Schools Near Homes in Ellsworth, Michigan

The Charlevoix Intermediate School District (Char-Em ISD) is responsible for students in the Ellsworth area. Char-Em ISD serves local school districts within Charlevoix, Emmet, and northern Antrim counties.  The districts within their service area cover approximately 1,100 square miles and collectively operate 11 local public schools, three public school academies, and six private schools, serving more than 9,000 students. Ellsworth Public Schools offer the following: 

  • Elementary School 
  • Middle School/High School  

Focused On Northern Michigan Lifestyle Real Estate

Brook Walsh 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 brokerages, there aren’t many with unique financial, vacation home investing, and technology marketing backgrounds. Brook Walsh uses its diverse skill sets to help clients properly evaluate and understand how to determine whether lifestyle homes make financial sense.

"I have significant experience buying and selling Northern Michigan Real Estate and I'd like to help you find the perfect Ellsworth, Michigan home. Send me a message or give me a call at 231.459.3179 to learn more today."

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