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Arbutus Lake, Michigan

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.

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Golf Courses
(231) 946-9180
1750 Townline Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 263-3000
600 Niblick Trail
Kingsley, MI 49649
(231) 947-9140
1725 S Union St
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 922-5270
State Forest Campground
Traverse City, MI 49696
(231) 922-5270
Brown Bridge Rd
Traverse City, MI 49696
  • Counties: Grand Traverse County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass
(231) 935-5000
1105 Sixth St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
5500 44th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512
147 miles away
Cherry Capital Airport - TVC
727 Fly Don't Dr. Traverse City, MI 49686
    About Arbutus Lake
    Short trip for Midland and Grand Rapids

    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.

    395 Acres of Beautiful Water and Scenery

    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.

    Fun and Fishing

    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.

    Cheers and Cherries

    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.

    Explore Traverse City

    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!

    Life on the Lake

    Arbutus Lake is an amazing choice to buy your future family home, retirement residence, or waterfront property.