Located in Illinois, Chain O'Lakes - Lake Marie real estate is a limited supply market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.
The typical average list prices of Chain O'Lakes - Lake Marie homes for sale is $209,000. On average, there are 20 lake homes for sale on Chain O'Lakes - Lake Marie, and 10 lake lots and parcels.
Just below the Wisconsin state border sits Lake Marie. This lake is one of the fifteen lakes that comprise the 7,000-acre Chain O'Lakes waterway system. The Chain is reported to be the busiest inland recreational waterway per acre in the United States.
Considered a part of the Chicagoland tourism region, Lake Marie is one of the more mammoth lakes in the system with a surface area of 480 acres and 500 miles of shoreline. This lake is one of the three natural lakes out of the whole Chain O'Lakes system.
Lake Marie is unique from its other Chain O'Lake counterparts because of its beautiful surrounding landscapes. Freshwater bog, river bluff, and rolling hills cover the land around Lake Marie. Cherry elm, birch, sumac, and spruce are beautifully colored in the fall, and bright wildflowers bloom in the warmer seasons.
Boating, ice fishing, skiing, biking, picnicking, ice skating, hunting, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, and hiking can all be enjoyed around Lake Marie. This lake truly has something for everyone.
Anglers can find channel catfish, yellow bass, carp, yellow perch, bluegill, largemouth bass, crappie, pumpkinseed sunfish, walleye, orange spot sunfish, northern pike, and the sought-after muskellunge in Lake Marie's waters.
Nearby is the 840-acre Chain O'Lakes State Park. This park borders three of the Chain lakes and neighbors a 3,230-acre conservation area.
Trails for hiking and horseback riding cover the 2,450-acre park, which also offers overnight campgrounds. Hunting is permitted in a season for doves and waterfowl; there is an archery season for deer. Visitors can even have fun in the winter when there are ice fishing and cross-country skiing.
Due to the large size of the 7,000-acre Chain O'Lakes region, there is a plethora of shops, restaurants, vacation rentals, and attractions for the family to enjoy.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Lake Marie is an excellent choice.