The Arbutus Lake real estate market is a beautiful, but lesser known, marketplace for lake property in Michigan.
The average list price for Arbutus Lake homes for sale is $1,031,000. Normally there are about 20 lake homes for sale at Arbutus Lake, and 20 listings for lots and land.
Detroit Metropolitan Airport, the closest major airport, is only 254 miles away.
Arbutus Lake is located in historic Grand Traverse County, about 12 miles from Traverse City. It is conveniently located within a two-hour drive from Grand Rapids or Midland.
Cherry Capital Airport is around eight miles away, and the Munson Medical Center is around 12 miles away.
Arbutus Lake covers a surface area of 395 acres and reaches a maximum depth of 44 feet. It has several islands located all across the lake.
Arbutus Lake is well known for its swimming and fishing. Popular sport fish such as large and smallmouth bass, perch, and crappie inhabit its waters.
Arbutus Lake State Forest Campground offers a boat ramp and 30 campsites for lake visitors who purchase a recreation passport through the Michigan DNR before use.
In the summer, lake lovers can look forward to the National Cherry Festival. The festival is seven days long and begins at the end of June and stretches into July.
The event takes place in nearby Traverse City. Voted one of America's top ten food-specific festivals, this community celebration includes parades, the crowning of the Cherry Queen, an art competition, and much more for the whole family.
Nearby Traverse City has plenty of activities and sights to keep the whole family entertained.
Wine enthusiasts will love being in Traverse Wine Coast, featuring about 40 different wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms. If breweries are more your style, CNN Money listed the city among America’s Best Beer Towns.
Depending on the season, there are exciting outdoor activities to partake in. When it's warm, visitors and residents enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, swimming, and sailing. In the colder months, try fat biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing or snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating, and ice fishing!
Arbutus Lake is an amazing choice to buy your future family home, retirement residence, or waterfront property.