Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor-Covert Area


51Listings$2K-$1B$27.2MTotal Value
Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor-Covert Area, Michigan

The Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor Area real estate market is a top twenty marketplace for lake property in Michigan.

The average list price for Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor Area homes for sale is $1,581,000. Normally there are about 30 lake homes for sale at Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor Area, and 20 listings for lots and land.

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(855) 426-2863
505 Pleasant St #100
St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 983-5432
273 Marina Dr.
St Joseph, MI 49085
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(269) 925-9002
690 W Napier Ave.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 925-4951
1565 E Britain Ave.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 944-1433
1516 Roslin Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 849-3333
3527 Coloma Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 463-5454
5355 M-140
Watervliet, MI 49098
  • Counties: Berrien County
  • Fish: Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Southwest Michigan Reggae SunSplash, 2nd Annual Makers Trail Festival, 23rd Annual Chalk the Block
  • Sailing clubs: St Joseph River Yacht Club
  • Interesting facts: There are 15 different public schools in Benton Harbor, K5-12.
  • Known for: One of the two "Twin Cities" of Michigan along with St. Joseph.
  • History: Benton Harbor was initially a swampland on the banks of the Paw Paw River. The settlement was founded by Sterne Brunson, Henry C. Morton and Charles Hull. In 1863, the settlement was named Brunson Harbor and renamed Benton Harbor two years later, in 1865. This name was adopted in honor of Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton. In 1891, Benton Harbor was incorporated as a city.
  • Landmarks: Morton House Museum
South Bend International Airport
4477 Progress Dr, South Bend, IN 46628
38 miles away
Southwest Michigan Regional Airport
1123 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
2 miles away
    About Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor-Covert Area
    Located in Benton Harbor-Covert, Michigan

    Nestled in the southeastern corner of Lake Michigan, the Benton Harbor-Covert area provides a relaxing getaway to the country’s third-largest lake, totaling 22,406 square miles.

    This portion of the lake is about 65 miles away from Grand Rapids and 53 miles away from Kalamazoo.

    Bronson South Haven Hospital is located in South Haven, about seven miles away from the area. The nearest airport is Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport, roughly 40 miles westward.

    Life on the Water

    There are plenty of classic activities to fill a fun day on the water, including boating, waterskiing, kayaking, wakeboarding, and swimming.

    Fishing is another popular pastime on Lake Michigan. Prominent fish include lake trout, yellow perch, bowfin, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass.

    What’s Nearby?

    Cravings Bistro & Brew Pub brings a brewery to a fine dining experience. There are a variety of menu items, including fried plantain, steak, and pizza, so everyone in the family will get to enjoy their favorite dish, all while listening to live music.

    If you enjoy golf, you’ll have to check out the nearby Harbor Shores Golf Club. This Jack Nicklaus signature provides astounding views as you play, picked to be the venue for the Senior PGA Championship.

    The Mendel Center at Michigan College is a popular location for concerts and other performances in Benton Harbor. It hosts around 100,000 visitors a year and is a fun way to end a day spent on the lake.

    For the Lover of Nature and Wildlife

    The Benton Harbor - Covert area has lots of opportunities to experience the beauty of nature. Sarett Nature Center is a non-profit nature center spanning over 1,000 acres with eight miles worth of trails. There are live animals, a tree-top walkway, and camps for children during the summer.

    Jean Klock Park showcases the iconic sandy dunes of Lake Michigan and is a perfect place to take photos, picnic under the pavilion, or simply enjoy time on the beach.

    Rocky Gap County Park is a great place for the family to spend a day on the Lake Michigan shoreline. It provides the best of both worlds - a green space full of trees and a white sand beach.

    Why Lake Michigan - Benton Harbor-Covert?

    The Benton Harbor-Covert community provides opportunities to experience one of the nation’s great lakes in a beautiful area that feels like home.