We define resort lifestyle real estate as homes located inside a resort.

This page gives general information about the Resort Lifestyle Real real estate market and lets you search Northern Michigan Resort homes for sale.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $364K
Lowest Price $1.9K
Highest Price $7.3M
Total Listings 107
Avg. Days On Market 19
Avg. Price/SQFT $249

Property Types (active listings)

Resort LifeStyle Homes for Sale

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Check out this video for a look at the Resort Lifestyle, or click here to learn more about Resort Lifestyle homes for sale

Resort Lifestyle Homes for Sale 

There’s no reason you shouldn’t experience that brief yet deep relaxation that vacation brings you all year-round. Resort-style living is one of the hottest trends in residential living, as it offers residents the comforts of their own home with the amenities of a world-class resort. Much like urban homes or downtown houses that come with their own advantages, resort lifestyle living has a charm of its own. Resort homes are perfect for people who prefer a smooth and unhurried style of living.  

Most resort homes are built as spaces that are close to nature. Being surrounded by nature is relaxing, and is miles away from the rush and worry of more urban environments. The wonderful thing about living in a home that’s set amid beautiful surroundings is that it instantly relaxes you and calms your mind; make the most of landscaping and bespoke green space whilst enjoying all major amenities.  

While living in a resort-style development does promote socializing, you still get to enjoy your privacy if you choose to. In some resort homes, you get to enjoy amenities like lounging areas and swimming pools in the privacy of your own space. And living in a resort-style setting offers you the option of living a quiet life if you choose to. It’s a great setting to keep your life enclosed in your own private space if that’s what you need.  Amenities is perhaps one of the key appeals of resort homes.

They often come with access to top-notch amenities such as swimming pools, shopping, libraries, fitness centers, and sometimes medical assistance. Now, of course, there are many apartment complexes that offer similar facilities. However, the quality of these amenities in resort-styled developments is far higher. For instance, you could find some of the best brands in the shopping outlet at a resort then you would ordinarily in an urban apartment complex.

So, if you’ve been on the wall about purchasing or moving into a resort home, the aforementioned benefits of living e pointers on how a resort-style development offers a great lifestyle.

  • A tightly knit community. Living in an urban setting can be quite isolating, with single houses or even apartment blocks where there are no opportunities, or desire, for neighbors to connect with one another. With resort-style developments, you get to enjoy the true potential of living in a tightly knit community that includes neighbors and helpful staff who come together to create a hospitable environment.
  • The right amount of privacy.  
  • A variety of amenities. 

 So to put it together: living in a resort home can be the best thing for people who are looking for a quiet, well-put-together lifestyle that offers access to the best quality of life away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, with great style and great amenities!

Northern Michigan offers a great selection of resort lifestyle homes for sale.  There are xxx Resort Lifestyle communities within Northern Michigan and you can view all of them at the bottom of this page.  However, the following are our favorite resort communities:


Resort Lifestyle Community Highlights

There’s no reason you shouldn’t experience that brief yet deep relaxation that vacation brings you all year-round. Resort-style living is the hottest trend in apartment communities, as it offers residents the comforts of their own home with the amenities of a five-star resort. Here’s how living in a resort-style community can improve your life:

  • Balance: You can still feel the benefits of being on a resort, without having to put your life on pause. Come home after a busy day and leave everything behind, relax, then wake refreshed for the next day!
  • Location: When you’re relaxing on that island in the Caribbean you’ve been dreaming about for months, you’re also removed from your loved ones and everyday life. Resort-style living in Northern Michigan gives you that relaxation but with practical accessibility to Traverse City, Grand Rapids, etc... for when you need that big city fix.
  • Social Life: Resort living means resort activities! In Northern Michigan, the opportunities are endless, from sailing and paddleboard classes to yoga and poolside events – you’ll be more active than ever.
  • Water Sports: Take advantage of Northern Michigan's stunning waterfront locations. Many resorts have their own beach along with free use of paddleboards, kayaks, and other water toys. No need to strap that kayak atop your car and drive an hour away.
  • Improve your Productivity: Studies show that taking time to relax can improve productivity and health – so living in a relaxing environment year-round is bound to have its effects!  

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 the unique financial, vacation home investing, and technology marketing background. Brook Walsh uses his diverse skill sets to help clients properly evaluate and understand how to determine whether lifestyle homes make financial sense.

Explore homes and real estate in the lifestyle communities below or contact Brook Walsh to help with your search. You can also reach Brook by phone at (231) 459-3179 for all of your Northern Michigan real estate needs.