Orchard Lake


3Listings$965K-$1B$4.6MTotal Value
Orchard Lake, Michigan

The Orchard Lake real estate market is a limited supply marketplace for lake property in Michigan.

Orchard Lake is a mid-sized Michigan lake, and has 5 miles of shoreline. Detroit Metropolitan Airport, the closest major airport, is only 34 miles away.

  • 5Mi. of Shoreline
  • 23Avg. Depth
  • 111Deepest Depth
  • Counties: Oakland County
  • Fish: Northern Pike
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • History: This lake is said to have been named by settlers after an orchard found on the center island, now known as Apple Island. The island is also said to have served as a safe haven for Native American chief Pontiac and his warriors after the Battle of Bloody Run in 1763.
(248) 325-1000
6777 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, -1 48322
Detroit Metropolitan Airport
601 Rogell Dr. Romulus, MI 48174
34 miles away
Bishop International Airport
3425 W Bristol Rd, Flint, MI 48507
37 miles away
    About Orchard Lake
    Located in Oakland County, Michigan

    Just outside of Pontiac, Michigan lies Orchard Lake in Oakland County. The lake is 45 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and under a 30-minute drive to Detriot.

    Beaumont Medical Center West Bloomfield is only four miles from Orchard Lake, and Windsor International Airport is 34 miles away.

    Life on the Water

    Orchard Lake is a 788-acre kettle lake. The lake allows for all-sports watercrafts and boating of all kinds. Orchard Lake is not private, but the large waterway allows for a private feel. In the center of the lake is Apple Island, also open to the public so you can go for a nice boat ride to the island to explore.

    If you like to fish, expect to catch black crappie, northern pike, bluegill, rock bass, and yellow perch, among the most popular catches. Local and state fishing regulations apply.

    What's Nearby?

    The lake itself may be small, but it is surrounded by large cities that provide lots of fun activities.

    Want to try something new? Check out Sky Adventures. Hot air balloon rides and aerial tours are fun activities for you and the whole family.

    Adults Only? Pedal Boat Pub is a unique activity with good drinks, all rolled into one. The local company is adapting the traditional pedal bike bar to allow people to pedal across a beautiful lake in Michigan.

    While you’re exploring, grab a bite to eat at one of the local hotspots like Bad Brads BBQ, Old Detroit Bar & Grill, or Sagebrush Cantina.

    For the Lover of Waterfront Living

    Orchard Lake is a great place for those that love the water. The town of Orchard Lake is a wonderful place for those that truly love the water. With several, large lakes nearby, there are endless opportunities for boating and more.