Darby Lake


3Listings$395K-$500K$1.3MTotal Value
Darby Lake, Michigan

Darby Lake real estate is a tight market for lake homes and land in Michigan. 

There are typically between one to 10 listings available at any given time, creating a total market value of less than $1 million.

    East Bay Harbor Marina
    (231) 938-2131
    5517 US-31
    Williamsburg, MI 49690
    (231) 264-9500
    118 Bridge St
    Elk Rapids, MI 49629
    (231) 322-2868
    13707 W Torch River Rd
    Rapid City, MI 49676
    Rose Marys Dockage LLC
    (231) 258-3211
    2920 Log Lake Rd NE
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    Golf Courses
    (231) 258-3244
    9787, 3003 Hagni Rd NE
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    (231) 258-2940
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    (231) 258-5685
    5646 M-72
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    (231) 258-9691
    1030 Co Rd 612
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    (231) 938-0933
    5481 Brackett Rd
    Williamsburg, MI 49690
    Gurnesy lake campground
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    (231) 258-9863
    580 M-72
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    (231) 258-2940
    2475 Log Lake Rd NE
    Kalkaska, MI 49646
    • Counties: Oakland County
    • Fish: Largemouth Bass
    • Condos available (No)
    • Notable events: Fall Fun at Rennie Orchards, Gallagher's Farm Market Corn Maze, Guided Walking History Tour of Traverse City and The Village at Grand Traverse Commons Farmers Market
    • Sailing clubs: Grand Traverse Yacht Club
    • Landmarks: Traverse City State Forest
    • Jet skis are allowed.
    • Motorized boats are allowed.
    • Houseboats are allowed.
    • Boating restrictions (No).
    • Dock restrictions (No).
    (989) 348-5461
    1100 Michigan Ave
    Grayling, MI 49738
    Cherry Capital Airport
    727 Fly Don't Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686
    19 miles away
    Kalkaska City
    1391 Island Lake Rd, Kalkaska, MI 49646
    8 miles away
      About Darby Lake
      Located in Oakland County, Michigan

      Darby Lake is a small lake in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, 29 miles away from Detroit.

      The Pontiac General Hospital is the closest place for emergency care, only seven miles away. Travel is also convenient for Oakland County residents, with the Oakland County International Airport just seven miles away.

      On the Waters

      Darby Lake spans 17 acres, surrounded by wooded and residential areas. It provides residents with their own getaway right next to the city. You will find residents fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and enjoying the lake's wooded areas.

      Fishing is one of the more popular activities on Darby with its relatively untapped population. Anglers will be lucky to find largemouth bass, northern pike, bowfin, rainbow trout, northern sunfish, and common carp.

      What’s Around

      There is a wide variety of restaurants within a 10-minute radius of Darby Lake. Some restaurants sit on the shores of one of the neighboring lakes providing guests with a waterfront view. The local favorites include Lodge Bar & Grill, Don Juan Mexican Restaurant, and Jennifer’s Cafe.

      The Oakland Pointe Shopping Center is the central shopping hub for the county. Here you can find an excellent combination of charming local businesses and essential national retailers.

      The Waterford Lanes is just two miles from Darby Lake and makes for a fun and exciting afternoon. This bowling alley offers friendly customer service and a concession stand.

      Michigan is one of the nation’s top-ranking states for golf, and Darby Lake does not disappoint. There are a variety of courses surrounding the lake, with one of the most popular being the Bay Pointe Golf Club, just 10 minutes away!

      Visit Detroit

      Located only 30 miles from Darby Lake, Detroit offers the perfect opportunity for an adventurous day trip. Nicknamed the “Motor City” due to its ties to the auto industry, Detroit is home to enriching museums and fun attractions.

      Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts features the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera. The Henry Ford Museum provides a unique opportunity to view exhibits and listen to stories about America’s tradition of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation. Detroit is also home to the famous Rosa Parks Bus and JFK’s limo.

      Named the Best Riverwalk in the Country in 2021, the Detroit International RiverWalk offers beautiful sights and a relaxing experience for the whole family to enjoy. The riverwalk grants views of Canada, the Ambassador Bridge, and the GM Renaissance Center.

      Peaceful Lake Life and Local Community

      Life here is peaceful, with opportunities for relaxing watersports or a big city adventure. Darby Lake guarantees that you will feel at home right when you step into the door!