The Lake Chelan real estate market is the third largest marketplace for lake property in Washington.
The average list price for Lake Chelan homes for sale is $188,000. Normally there are about 290 lake homes for sale at Lake Chelan, and 80 listings for lots and land.
Located 160 miles east of Seattle and 150 miles west of Spokane, Lake Chelan offers various attractions for lake lovers, city-goers, and adventure seekers alike. Serving as the Lake Chelan Valley's heartbeat, the lake is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and three unique cities: Chelan, Manson, and Stehekin. Each town offers plenty of excursions from shopping and wine-tasting to hiking and horseback riding.
Providing a gateway to North Cascades National Park, Lake Chelan is a narrow, 50-mile-long lake considered the third-deepest lake in the United States. With a maximum depth of 1,486 feet, Lake Chelan gets its name from the Salish Indigenous word meaning "Deep Water." Due to its deep water, watersports are very popular on the lake.
Don't forget your fishing rod because you'll find many great fishing spots throughout the lake. Lake Chelan is known for its abundance of fishing with native fish like bull trout and mountain whitefish and introduced fish like rainbow trout and chinook salmon. In 2013, the state record for the largest lake trout was set on Lake Chelan.
Lake Chelan and its surrounding towns offer family fun opportunities apart from the lake popular lake activities! Enjoy a picnic with fresh fruits and vegetables from the nearby towns' evening farmer's market or hike a one-mile scenic route along the water to take in the beauty of Washington. Surrounded by stunning landscapes and fruitful attractions, Lake Chelan does encompass all the beauty of the lake lifestyle.