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Brighton Lake real estate Livingston County MI

Brighton Lakefront homes are the common mix of Livingston County Lakefront homes.  Some are old lakefront cottages from the 1940's and there are newer colonials that were built in the 2000's.

The range of the waterfront properties go from  900 to 7789 square feet. Even the lakefront properties are a wide mix from 40' to 200' of lake frontage.  There are some homes that have up to an acre of property on the lake.

 Brighton Lake Brighton Mi

  • Cities the lake lies in                         Brighton , Genoa
  • School district for the lake                  Brighton
  • Streets around the lake are                 paved
  • City water                                       some city, some well
  • City sewer                                       sewer sanitary
  • Canals on Lake                                 yes
  • Lots over an acre on lake                    yes
  • Water-ski course                               n/a
  • Condominiums                                  yes

  

Brighton Lake MI

So you can find almost any style, any size, and any age of home on Brighton Lake.  On the north and west side of the lake you will generally find more uniformity with large homes.  In some spots on Brighton Lake Road there are a few homes that are close to the road.

Brighton Lake Genoa Township - Brighton MI information

Brighton Lake is in both Brighton and Genoa Township.  The lake properties are highly sought after for many reasons.  The closeness of downtown Brighton, the easy highway access, and being a large 600 acres private all sports lake are huge draws for lakefront buyers.  So you will be paying a little more for lake properties than some of the surrounding lakes like East or West Crooked Lake. 

Brighton Lake boating MI

 

 

Brighton Lake homes Michigan

Lakefront homes for sale on Brighton Lake in Brighton MI

Between January & October 20, 2012 here's what sold on the lake.

ADDRESS LIST PRICE SALE PRICE DOM SP PER SQFT SQ FT YEAR BUILT SHORT SALE
1218 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 1050 1050 18 1.0937 960 1950 N
1173 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 109900 105000 133 92.5925 1134 1985 N
922 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 119900 124000 4 114.8148 1080 9999 N
1131 Brighton Lake 129900 125000 81 91.1078 1372 1985 N
1218 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 199900 180000 30 187.5 960 1955 N
932 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 193000 185000 7 135.5311 1365 1979 N
1360 SEWARD CT 229000 225000 172 102.2727 2200 2003 N
7256 FOREST WAY 458600 440000 245 116.8658 3765 2001 Y
5417 RIVER RIDGE DR 499900 475000 150 140.0353 3392 2007 N
5389 HIDDEN PINES DR 525000 500000 89 187.6172 2665 1996 N
7304 FOREST WAY 619000 575000 122 123.8957 4641 2001 N
5397 WYNDAM LN 599900 579000 352 160.1216 3616 2001 N
5479 RIVER RIDGE DR 849000 849000 63 149.5771 5676 2000 N
5746 LAKE RIDGE DR 1049000 940000 315 177.7609 5288 1994 N

Lake home buyer bonus

Here is a list of Brighton Lake front homes that have sold during the period 1/2010 to 11/10/2011.

ADDRESS CLOSED DATE LIST PRICE SALE PRICE SP PER SQFT SQ FT BEDS BATHS
6076 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 9/10/10  5000  5000    5074    7    5.1
978 LAKESIDE DR 9/9/11  159,000  135,000  150  900    2    1
946 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 12/31/10  175,000  161,000  115.2  1398    3    1
1322 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 6/10/11  299,000  250,000  142.1  1760    3    2
1318 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 12/13/10  349,000  265,000  241.  1100    3    1
1024 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 4/29/11  364,900  340,000  188.5  1804    3    2
5567 ARBOR BAY CT 7/1/11  675,000  675,000  172.8  3907    4    4.1
5278 ARBOR BAY DR 7/23/10  750,000  695,500  231.8  3000    3    3.1
5936 BRIGHTON LAKE RD 8/4/10  899,000  810,000  223.4  3626    6    5.1
6077 WYNDAM LN 7/1/10  949,900  850,000  152.7  5565    4    3.1
6041 WYNDAM LN 11/3/10  1,199,000  950,000  121.9  7789    6    5.2

 

Brighton Lake real estate Livingston County MI 

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The children that live on the lake go to Brighton Schools. 

Brighton Lake is an interesting lake in that it is an all sports lake but at the same time it is electric motors for some of the residents.  When Pine Creek subdivision was built the homes in the subdivision had the restriction of electric motors only.  So when buying on the lake be sure to ask if the property

  • All sports lake                      Yes ***- see notes below
  • Private                                 Yes
  • Size                                     150 acres
  • Maximum Depth                   ? feet
  • Public Access                       No
  • Public Beach                        No
  • Wake restrictions                 Unknown
  • Water Source                      Unknown

 

Brighton Lake Livingston County MI

Pine Creek Ridge Association has a club house, beach, and dock.  Pine Creek Ridge subdivision is what I would call an "upper end" subdivision.

We know waterfront properties

We’re so fortunate to have thousands of lakefront homes and cottages throughout Metro Detroit area and the surrounding counties. It makes it great to be able to have a year round house on a lake and not have to travel to enjoy the lake.  And as your local lakes area real estate specialists, I am uniquely qualified to help you look for waterfront properties for sale in your desired area.   Below on this page is some of the information I have gathered about  Brighton Lake waterfront homes in Brighton Twp. Michigan.    

Whether you’re looking for a lake house that can accommodate weekend guests or a full sized year round lake property for your immediate family, you’ll find plenty of lake houses for sale in Southeastern Michigan. Work with a local lakeshore specialist to help you find the right location and lake property for you.  There are over 420 lakes in Oakland County and there are many lake front homes to choose from.  Some are all sports lakes and some are not.  It takes a lake realtor to really know and point out some of the lakes you may not know about.   Too many lake home buyers start out with a realtor that is not qualified or doesn’t know enough about our local lakes.   I have had many clients buy homes on lakes they knew nothing about until I showed them the lake, but the lake fit them and their family better than other lakes they had seen.  They found their dream lake home!  Lake real estate is unique so don’t trust your future on a realtor that doesn’t know the lakes in Southeastern Michigan.   Search lakefront home listings in Oakland County 

 

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Brighton Lake Location

Brighton Lake is located in Brighton Township Livingston County MI.  It is south of Brighton Rd/Main St, north of Brighton Lake Rd and east of Bauer Rd.

Livingston County lakes vary so much from lake to lake and even from one side of the lake to the other.  You could have a sandy lake bottom on one side of the lake and mucky on the other.  Some lakes are all sandy bottoms.  Others are all mucky.  The easiest way to check whether it is sandy or mucky is to get into the lake. That is why it is smart to buy a lake home when the ice is off the lake. Sometimes the lake bottom is sandy for 10 or 15 feet then gets mucky.  Usually if the lake listing does not proclaim sandy lake bottom....then it does not have it.

The next part of lake frontage that you may want to consider is vegetation or vegetation free lake front.  Usually a mucky lake front invites lily pads and cattails.  Because of DNR rules you cannot just go out and rip out lily pads and vegetation in front of the home.  So do not buy a lake home thinking you can change the waterfront drastically.  Sure some lake home buyers do the midnight lily pad weeding or put down chemicals at night to kill the vegetation....but it is illegal and still will take several years to do.

Sometimes if the lake has not been used in years there will be a little bit of vegetation out front.  That is usually easily cleaned up.  This usually is the case when the sellers are older and have not used the lake in years.  By the time the kids and grandkids use the lakefront all summer it will be clean again.  Many lake home owners have a large rake (a landscape rake) to rake up seaweed, and rocks.  It is a great tool to have.

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So many of the good lake homes get sold before the average buyer even gets to see them.  I have seen homes sell in under a week.  The good lake homes go quick.  If you want the latest lake home listings emailed to you daily so you can look at them at your leisure.

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Here are the sold homes from 2016 on Brighton Lake

922 BRIGHTON LAKE RD $259,900 1,080 2 1.00 Yes Yes
  969 LAKESIDE $425,000 2,079 4 3.00 Yes Yes
  5985 HARTFORD WAY $899,900 3,268 4 3.10 Yes Yes
  5936 Brighton Lake RD $1,100,000 3,626 6 5.10 Yes Yes
  5419 LAKE RIDGE DR $1,100,000 5,035 5 4.20 Yes Yes
  5621 ARBOR BAY CRT $2,500,000 7,323 4 5.20 Yes Yes

Brighton Lake Fishing

  • Blue Gill
  • Crappie
  • Northern Pike
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass

  

Brighton Lake MI

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If you are moving to Brighton Michigan Woodland Lake, West and East Crooked Lake, and Brighton Lake are great all sports lakes that are just a short drive to the city center.  Email me with any questions about any of the lakes yesmyrealtor@gmail.com

Russ Ravary your Brighton Lakefront realtor 

 

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Russ Ravary - Metro Detroit real estate agent

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