Barron Lake, Michigan Homes For Sale

Barron Lake, Michigan Homes for Sale

Barron Lake is a spring-fed lake near Niles, Michigan. The lake is just shy of 200 acres in surface area and 36 feet deep. It is less than half an hour from South Bend and Chicago is less than two hours away. It is also an all-sports lake, so it is a good destination for a range of water sports.

People come to the Barron Lake area for the peaceful communities and outdoor activities. It is an ideal place to live if you are looking for a home. The surrounding communities also have homes that can be perfect as vacation properties.

Barron Lake Area Attractions

With South Bend nearby, the University of Notre Dame is one of the top area attractions. Along with the obvious attraction of Fighting Irish football, the university is an interesting cultural center. There are various performing venues and museums near the university.

Niles is also home to Fernwood Botanical Garden. It is a great place to experience nature. Visitors can view the many types of plant and animal life that call the area home. The botanical garden also has many gardens and trails to explore.

If you like gambling, Four Winds Casino in Dowagiac, MI is just under 15 minutes from Barron Lake. There are also two other casinos less than an hour drive from Barron Lake. These include Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa in Michigan City and Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo. Beyond gaming, these casinos offer dining, shopping, and other amenities.

The Barron Lake area has some nice restaurants if you want a bite to eat. Wegner’s Lakeside Bar & Grill is a great place to eat just off Barron Lake. Prime Table and Home Plate Restaurant are other good dining options in the area.

Barron Lake Outdoor Activities

Most people will find more than enough for outdoor activities on and around Barron Lake.

Boating: Barron Lake is a great place for boaters. You can take out boats of various sizes including kayaks and canoes.

Fishing: The lake is also popular among fishing enthusiasts. The lake has bluegill, walleye, largemouth and smallmouth bass.

Swimming: Barron Lake has a swimming area. The clear waters are perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.

Parks: There are several parks in the area. Some of the parks have playgrounds and ball fields. Others have hiking trails. One well known park is Arthur Dodd Memorial Park.

Golfing: Golfers can enjoy some of the nearby golf courses. Plym Park Golf Course is only about ten minutes from the lake. There is also Brookwood Golf Course, about 15 minutes from the lake.

Skiing: Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area is only about 40 minutes from Barron Lake. The area has several trails for skiing and snowboarding.

Neighboring Lakes

  • Pleasant Lake
    • Indian Lake

Barron Lake Real Estate Market Overview

Homes near Barron Lake start at around $200,000. At the higher end, lake homes on Barron Lake can cost upwards of $800,000. Buyers can also find undeveloped land for building homes near the lake.

Contact The Lake Life Realty Group to learn more about homes on Barron Lake. We are lakefront real estate experts, and we can help you achieve your goals.

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