Lake Michigan, MI Real Estate | Stunning Waterfront Homes For Sale

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100 Marina Drive, Manistee

$829,000

100 Marina Drive, Manistee

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,113 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24032431
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Montgomery, Pentwater

$1,200,000

Montgomery, Pentwater

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # 24032316
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2933 Lakeshore Drive, Fennville

$2,150,000

2933 Lakeshore Drive, Fennville

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,815 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24032227
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8959 Huron Trail, Shelby

$469,000

8959 Huron Trail, Shelby

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,640 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24021683
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10 N Whittaker Street, New Buffalo

$825,000

10 N Whittaker Street, New Buffalo

0 Beds 4 Baths 3,494 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 24031983
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13448 Easy Lane, Sawyer

$3,500,000

13448 Easy Lane, Sawyer

4 Beds 5 Baths 3,155 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031721
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263 Cherry Court, South Haven

$549,900

263 Cherry Court, South Haven

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,149 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031616
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7143 Maple Avenue, South Haven

$650,000

7143 Maple Avenue, South Haven

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,911 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031570
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2924 Duneside Circle, Muskegon

$1,189,000

2924 Duneside Circle, Muskegon

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,095 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031568
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13124 Eryanen Way, New Buffalo

$875,000

13124 Eryanen Way, New Buffalo

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,840 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031543
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17974 Holcomb Hills Road, Grand Haven

$799,900

17974 Holcomb Hills Road, Grand Haven

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,404 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031281
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641 Longwood Drive N, Sawyer

$1,495,000

641 Longwood Drive N, Sawyer

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24031213
297 Lakeshore Drive, Manistee

$619,000

297 Lakeshore Drive, Manistee

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,320 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24030980
612 N Lakeshore Drive, Ludington

$5,100,000

612 N Lakeshore Drive, Ludington

0 Beds 45 Baths 18,928 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 24030694
389 Dunegrass Circle Drive, Saugatuck

$3,700,000

389 Dunegrass Circle Drive, Saugatuck

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,030 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24030676
6479 144th Avenue, Holland

$6,726,725

6479 144th Avenue, Holland

5 Beds 8 Baths 10,775 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24030525
2235 Red Apple Road, Manistee

$499,000

2235 Red Apple Road, Manistee

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,343 SqFt Residential MLS® # 24030392
314 Peninsula Drive E, New Buffalo

$24,900

314 Peninsula Drive E, New Buffalo

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # 24029940

Location and Geography

Lake Michigan is a large freshwater lake that spans four US states, including Michigan. The Michigan coastline of Lake Michigan offers 1,640 miles of sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and stunning sunsets. The region is also home to several inland lakes and forests, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts.

Lake Michigan Waterfront Real Estate

Waterfront real estate along Lake Michigan is highly sought after and offers a wide range of options to suit a variety of tastes and lifestyles. From cozy cottages to sprawling estates, waterfront properties provide breathtaking views of the lake and easy access to a variety of recreational activities. Many homes feature private beaches, docks, and outdoor living spaces that are perfect for entertaining and relaxation.

When it comes to homes for sale, properties encompass a wide range of styles, with ultra luxury homes typically being custom built estates. Though mainly cottages and cabins, luxury homes branch out into differing architectural styles, including Contemporary, Classical Revival, and even French Country—although Lake Michigan real estate market is overwhelmingly traditional-style cottages. 

Like their architecture, the interiors of homes along the Lake Michigan waterfront do lean more traditional, although homebuyers will often see open-concept floor plans, high-end appliances and upgrades, and generous square footage. Homes for sale are often very private, often within neighborhood associations that deter non-resident entry. 

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Michigan Communities on the Lake

The communities that surround Lake Michigan are known for their welcoming atmosphere, vibrant cultural scene, and charming small-town feel. From the bustling city of Grand Rapids to the quaint villages and beach towns, there is something for everyone. Each community offers a variety of dining, shopping, and cultural experiences that make it easy to enjoy all that the area has to offer:

  • Holland: This charming town is known for its picturesque windmills and tulips, stunning beaches, and a vibrant downtown area filled with unique shops and restaurants.
  • Grand Rapids: This vibrant city offers a bustling downtown area, a thriving arts and culture scene, and abundant recreational opportunities, including numerous parks and trails.
  • Grand Haven: This picturesque coastal town with historic lighthouses, stunning beaches, and a quaint downtown area filled with charming shops and restaurants.
  • Spring Lake: With its peaceful and exclusive atmosphere, this waterfront town features luxurious lakefront estates, scenic views, and a variety of water-based activities.
  • Muskegon: This bustling city offers a strong arts and culture scene, and numerous recreational opportunities, including stunning beaches and hiking trails
  • Silver Lake: Surrounded by scenic dunes and natural beauty, this small town offers secluded and unique real estate options, including rustic cabins and modern lakefront homes.
  • Saugatuck and Douglas: These charming towns are known for their art galleries, boutique shops, and picturesque boat rides along the Kalamazoo River, as well as stunning beaches and sand dunes.
  • FennvilleNestled amidst idyllic orchards and vineyards, this close-knit community exudes rural charm against the backdrop of Lake Michigan, complemented by a downtown with quaint shops and eateries.
  • South Haven: This coastal town offers upscale amenities, including luxurious beachfront homes, an active downtown area with unique shops and restaurants, and a variety of water-based activities.
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