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Birch Lake

Birch Lake, Michigan Homes For Sale

Birch Lake, Michigan Homes for Sale

Birch Lake is a spring-fed lake near Vandalia, Michigan. The lake covers 295 acres and is about 95 feet deep. It is an all-sports lake, great for boating and other watersports. The lake is 45 minutes from South Bend and a little over two hours from Chicago.

Birch Lake is located in a peaceful and quiet area. People like to come here for the nature and serenity. It is a nice place to live and would be an ideal location for a vacation home.

Birch Lake Area Attractions

Birch Lake is one of the key draws to the area. However, there are other attractions not far away.

South Bend is less than an hour away, which is home to the University of Notre Dame. The sprawling campus and surrounding area offers many attractions. There are theater venues, museums, parks, and more. During football season, the games are also a significant attraction.

Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area is great for those who like winter sports. They have various ski terrains and trails. It is a good place for skiers and snowboarders of various skill levels and also offers instruction for beginners.

The Dr. Lawless International Dark Sky Park is a destination for stargazers. As a dark sky park, there are restrictions on artificial light. It makes the park one of the best places in the state to watch the stars. In all, the broader Dr. Lawless Park is 820 acres of outdoor space. It is also less than ten minutes from Birch Lake.

Birch Lake has a few places to eat nearby. The Friendly Grill & Tavern is located in Jones, MI and is popular among locals. There is also Sherry Lee’s Bar & Grill located in the Village of Vandalia. Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery is worth the drive if you like wineries. It is less than an hour away in Mattawan.

Birch Lake Outdoor Activities

Fishing: Birch Lake is known for its fishing, with species like bluegill, perch, and rainbow trout common to these waters. Many anglers also note that the lake is great for night fishing.

Boating: You can take your personal boat out on Birch Lake or take advantage of nearby rental services. Boaters can find a launch at the south end of the lake at Henry Sears Park. Water skiing, tubing, kayaking, and canoeing are some other fun activities.

Swimming: Birch Lake has several beaches around it which are great for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.

Hiking and Biking: The area around Birch Lake offers a variety of trails for hiking and biking. Starting at Dr. Lawless Park, hikers can find many nature trails to explore. There are also several other parks and trails in the area.

Winter Sports: Birch Lake is also a good location for winter sports. Skiers and snowboarders can head to Swiss Valley. There are also opportunities for ice fishing when the lake freezes over.

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Birch Lake Real Estate Market Overview

Homes near Birch Lake start at around $400,000. At the higher end, lake homes on Birch Lake can cost upwards of $800,000. Buyers can also find undeveloped land for building homes near the lake.

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


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