Long Lake - Long Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Wisconsin for lake homes and lake lots.
Typically, buyers can find 10 Long Lake - Long Lake homes for sale, and 10 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Long Lake - Long Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $771,000.
There are 59 other Long Lakes in Wisconsin, but this Long Lake is the largest located near Sarona in Washburn County. Surrounded by the Northwoods, Long Lakes is an outdoor lover's dream.
The nearest airport to the lake is the Shell Lake Municipal Airport, and the nearest hospital is the Indianhead Medical Center.
Long Lake was once three smaller glacial lakes until Long Lake Dam was built in 1883 to join them into one. Combining the three lakes created 99 miles of shoreline, 3,290 acres, and an average depth of 26 feet.
Long Lake is considered the Walleye Capital of Wisconsin and offers an expanded variety of fish besides Walleye. Northern pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass, bluegill, and crappie are some of the fish that populate the lake.
The Northwoods has 141,000 acres of public land for horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and more. The Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary has 13 miles of hiking trails that are free to the public but also is a great place to bird-watch.
On the first Saturday of August, Long Lake hosts its annual Band on the Barge. Sponsored by the Long Lake Chamber of Commerce, a band plays on the water off Kunz Island sand bar on a barge supplied by Dave's Outboard.
Butternut Hills Golf Course hosts the annual Long Lake Open Golf Tournament on the first Friday in September to benefit Long Lake projects and public events.
For dining options by the lake, Bistro 63 is a local favorite for fine dining of seafood and steak, while The Roost is a great American spot, a hot spot for brunch!
With its dedication to fresh water, 3,000 acres of water, and bountiful wildlife and recreational opportunities, Long Lake will not disappoint you when it is chosen as your next home.