lake Leelanau Real Estate

The village of Lake Leelanau is located about 15 miles east of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Lake Leelanau is a year-round destination and vacationers flock to the area to enjoy its scenic beauty, boating, quaint shops, and quiet charm. 

In the surrounding area, sightseers can make short trips to Leland, Suttons Bay, Glen Arbor, and Northport, supporting agri-tourism with visits to nearby orchards and wineries.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.4M
Lowest Price $259K
Highest Price $3.8M
Total Listings 4
Avg. Days On Market 51
Avg. Price/SQFT $632

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Lake Leelanau Homes for Sale

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Lake Leelanau Homes For Sale

The breathtaking community of Lake Leelanau is located in the Leland Township in Leelanau County, Michigan. A surprise to most, the entire area is only .25 square miles with a very small population. As a result, Lake Leelanau is an ideal place to call home for those who enjoy who like to shop, enjoy world cuisine, a hand-picked collection of wineries, and an outdoor lifestyle. These quintessential Northern Michigan lakes exemplify lake living at its very finest. 

Lake Leelanau real estate in Leland is offering potential homebuyers a tremendous amount of jaw dropping properties from which to choose. Buyers can find waterfront homes for sale in Lake Leelanau that boast private a beach and spectacular views. Affluent homebuyers looking for permanent residence or a vacation home in Lake Leelanau will find houses just 30 minutes north of Traverse City. Impressive houses for sale in Lake Leelanau present newcomers with contemporary styles and floor plans ranging from 1,000-6,000+ square feet. If you are interested in purchasing one of the Lake Leelanau homes for sale in Michigan, please contact us today.

According to the Northern Great Lakes Realtors Multi-Listing Service, the average sales price for a home in Lake Leelanau is $515,715 with a high of $4,000,000 in 2012 and a low of $239,900 in 2005. The average sales price for a condominium in Lake Leelanau is $86,799 with a high of $245,000 in 2002 and a low of $47,250 in 2011.

Check out this video from Traverse Traveler for an in-depth look at Lake Leelanau 

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Lake Leelanau Community Highlights

A Great Place to Live Year-Round

Lake Leelanau is a great place to live year-round. Spring is when flowers bloom and the world-famous cherry orchards fill the air with amazing fragrances. Enjoy fishing, biking, hiking, and bird watching in an unhurried atmosphere, or take a nature walk through the woods in search of the elusive morel mushroom. Fresh air, strolls on the beach, and taking in wineries during the blossom season is what spring is all about in this region. 

Miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and turquoise inland lakes provide the perfect backdrop for swimming, sailing, boating, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking, and charter fishing in the summer. Play golf courses with breathtaking water views enjoy a game of tennis, or experience Leelanau County's charming small towns, their art galleries, shops, award-winning restaurants, and wineries. And of course, don't forget to visit one of area's many summer festivals, or to climb the famous Sleeping Bear Dunes!

During the fall, take a stroll or drive the countryside for a quiet weekend escape while experiencing rolling hills and picturesque views as the leaves turn a spectrum of colors. Savor the flavor by tasting some local wines at Leelanau's 13 vineyards during harvest season, or by dining at one of the many exceptional restaurants throughout the peninsula. This stunning time of year is ideal for curling up next to a bonfire, taking in a sunset, and watching for the breathtaking Northern Lights to make their grand appearance!

Many people are surprised to know Lake Leelanau has a lot going on in the winter. Experience Leelanau's winter wonderland as fresh snow blankets the pines and creates an atmosphere for exciting winter activities. Go downhill skiing at The Homestead, or cross country and snowshoe for miles through the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore and on our new, well-groomed Heritage Trail. Add sledding, skating, and ice fishing to that list, and you have one fun vacation! Warm-up your evening at a cozy pub or relax fireside in your rental. 

Lake Leelanau Watersports

No matter where you are in the Leelanau Peninsula area, the guys at Lake Leelanau Watersports have everything you need for summer fun on the water!. Whether you spend months planning your Northern Michigan getaway, or you’ve decided at the last minute to spend the weekend on the lake, there’s a rental for you. Rent a pontoon for a family day on the lake or rent a jet ski for a bit more adventure! Best of all they will actually deliver right to you. Whether it’s a pontoon boat, jet ski, or speed boat, they definitely have what you’re looking for with weekly or daily rental options. 

Demand is high, so they ask that you please reserve early! Then, they'll deliver your rental craft directly to the ramp nearest you, so you can enjoy the fun as soon as possible! Offering the best service around, they will help ensure you have a great time on the water without the upfront, and more importantly, long-term ownership costs of a boat and water toys!

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'd like to help you find the perfect Lake Leelanau home. Send me a message or give me a call at 231.459.3179 to learn more today."

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