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A large part of Elizabeth Lake is 40 feet deep or more in most of the lake. Elizabeth Lake is one of Oakland County's MI most sought after lakes. With lots of activities going on for any boating enthusiast lake buyers want homes on the lake. Being a private lake keeps the boat traffic down. But at the same time you can Jet ski, tube, fish, or do what ever you want because the lake is good size (363 acres).
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|
|4052 ELMHURST RD||695||650||30||0.8104||802||1955||N|
|5490 SARVIS AVE||750||750||8||0.8047||932||1930||N|
|841 S WINDING DR||795||795||11||0.9352||850||1937||N|
|490 LAKESIDE DR||1100||1100||6||0.726||1515||1951||N|
|4356 LANETTE DR||1200||1200||163||0.8571||1400||1928||N|
|3721 LINCOLNSHIRE RD||1200||1200||54||1.2||1000||1941||N|
|5535 LAKE VISTA DR||1300||1300||20||0.8984||1447||1978||N|
|3832 FABER TER||41900||41000||71||51.25||800||1922||N|
|699 WOODINGHAM AVE||49999||59000||88||43.0029||1372||1978||Y|
|76 EXMOOR RD||69500||62500||54||62.5||1000||1946||N|
|4053 MAPLELEAF RD||85000||85000||72||69.3877||1225||1988||N|
|130 DOVER RD W||100000||90000||18||63.2466||1423||1941||N|
|5156 DRIFTON DR||99900||98000||3||70.1503||1397||1994||N|
|3809 HAZELETT DR||110990||102000||173||69.7197||1463||1940||N|
|5161 THORNAPPLE DR||109900||110000||27||98.2142||1120||1984||N|
|442 GATEWAY DR||112000||112000||1||87.5||1280||1962||N|
|4068 LAWLEY AVE||125000||113500||148||36.8865||3077||1950||Y|
|3727 LINCOLNSHIRE RD||124900||130000||50||92.264||1409||1941||N|
|5020 DURNHAM DR||174900||162500||5||146.3963||1110||1940||N|
|560 GRIXDALE LN||225000||185000||3||301.7944||613||1928||N|
|4640 SHERBOURNE AVE||299900||295000||40||137.2731||2149||1950||N|
|5062 DURNHAM DR||329900||320000||10||140.6593||2275||1962||N|
|5164 DURNHAM DR||475000||470000||22||196.4882||2392||1987||N|
Here is a list of Elizabeth Lake homes that have sold or been leased between 01/2010 and 11/15/2011
|ADDRESS||CLOSED DATE||LIST PRICE||SALE PRICE||SP PER SQFT||SQ FT||BEDS||BATHS|
|560 GRIXDALE LN||10/16/11||1000||900||613||1||1|
|4817 MOTORWAY DR||2/14/11||1500||1500||1371||3||2|
|5062 DURNHAM DR||9/28/10||1700||1600||2275||4||2|
|4505 MOTORWAY DR||4/29/10||2100||1850||3448||3||4|
|4837 MOTORWAY DR||10/15/10||2500||2100||3787||4||4|
|5068 N DURNHAM DR N||3/15/11||199 900||200,000||125.9||1588||4||3|
|5054 DURNHAM DR||10/12/11||275,000||242,000||250||968||2||2|
|4837 MOTORWAY DR||8/20/10||549,000||450,000||118.8||3787||4||4|
Elizabeth Lakefront homes for sale have sold for as low as $43,900 in 2011. But in the highest price was in the $450,000 range. Like most of the time there is a large demand for lake homes under $250,000. The lake is an nice all sports lake that has many varieties of Waterford water front properties. There are 800-5400 square foot lake homes around the lake.
Elizabeth Lake property sizes depend on which side of the lake you are on. You will find wider and deeper lots on the northwest side of the lake. The homes on the south side of the lake are close to the road and the lake. The parking is tighter for the southside Elizabeth Lake properties.
Lake Home styles are:
Most Elizabeth Lake homes that were built in the 1920's and 30's are gone. Yes there are a few remaining. The older homes have been bulldozed and re built. Most of the homes are from 1940 on. The early homes have no basements on little lots and many times without garages. But some of the later homes were built with walkout basements. Most have garages if the lot size permitted it. The upper end homes on the lake have all the modern ammenities, including 3 car garages.
Children that live on Elizabeth Lake attend Waterford Schools.
There are many lake access homes near Elizabeth Lake
Oakland 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.
Elizabeth Lake is located in Waterford Township Oakland County MI. It is S of Elizabeth Lake Road, N of Cass Elizabeth, E of Cooley Lake, and W of South Cass Lake Road.
Oakland County Lake living. I myself lived in Livonia for 23 years before I moved on a lake back in 2011. It’s a great lifestyle. I have had so many clients tell me that they had wished they had moved to the lake earlier. I wished I had made the move earlier too. When you move onto a lake I believe you become more social. You tend to get to know your neighbors better. You tend to be more active and tend to be outdoors more. Family and friends will want to come to your house and enjoy the lake lifestyle. A warm beautiful day is an invitation to get out on the lake. You tend to leave work a little earlier to get on the lake. I know people that work from home that sometimes work with their computer in the middle of the lake. They just float around in the sun working. They have their laptop on their boat and enjoying the day. Yet still working! Now that is a life style that anybody should love.
Everybody has their own wants in a lake, and what they want to do. No one person has the same desires. I know people that live on a lake and do not own a boat. They just love the scenery. This Southeastern Michigan lake website is here to help you understand about our local lakes. I hope this webpage on lakefront homes for sale on Elizabeth lake in Waterford Michigan helps you. Always feel free to call me with questions or to get started on your lake home search. My email is email@example.com or cell phone is 248-310-6239. Search "Metro Detroit Waterfront Homes For Sale”
The kids that live on the lake go to Waterford School system.
There are very few lake foreclosures that are Waterford lakefront homes. When lake foreclosures come up and are they are in the lower price ranges they usually go quickly. Don't try to steal them below list price, bid to get the lake front home. Call me on my cell at (313) 310-9855 for your list of Waterford Township Lake foreclosures or any list of Oakland County waterfront homes..
Other lakes that are close by are Crescent Lake, Cass Lake, Otter Lake, and SylvanLake, and Pontiac Lake
2016 homes that have sold
|715 MCDOUGAL||4||5||2,084||$337,900||$305,900||09/12/2016||Lake Front|
|745 MCDOUGAL||2||3||1,375||$349,900||$330,000||10/21/2016||Lake Front, Lake/River Priv|
|649 WOODCREEK||2||4||2,819||$439,000||$444,000||08/31/2016||Lake Front|
|5190 DURNHAM DR||2||3||2,261||$429,900||$445,000||07/13/2016||Lake Front|
|964 SUNSET DR||4||3||3,214||$595,000||$560,000||06/03/2016||Lake Front|
|4585 MOTORWAY||4||3||3,832||$694,000||$676,000||12/09/2016||Lake Front, Lake/River Priv|
|18979 BELLA VISTA CRT||6||5||9,658||$1,759,900||$1,759,900||06/08/2016||Lake Front|
Elizabeth Lake homeowners association
Here is one of Elizabeth lakes association and information they have pertaining to it.
ELEIA (Elizabeth Lake Estates Improvement Association) http://www.eleiabeach.com/ is a private beach association in Waterford, Michigan, with endless amenities to offer resident families and their associates to fill your summer with nearby activities, special events, and a sense of community that can only be found at ELEIA. Listed below are a few of the amenities that our members experience daily when visiting the beach.
• Safe, fun, family friendly atmosphere!
• Access to one of the cleanest lakes in
• Private NOT Public
• FREE Campouts, Movie Nights, Fish Fry’s
• Certified Life Guards for your family's safety
• Diving Platform & Water slide
• Fishing “Pier”
• Clean well kept picnic areas to bring
family & friends
• Boat Launch & Mooring options
• Playground equipment for the little ones
(Grandchildren are FREE)
• FREE craft nights, sports nights & other
family oriented activities
• FREE fireworks in July
• Reasonably priced concessions
• Clean restrooms (with real plumbing!)
• Friendship and community like in the
good old days
• Great selling feature when listing your house
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Russ Ravary your Waterford Township Lakefront real estate specialist
Russ Ravary - Metro Detroit real estate agent
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(248) 310-6239 YesMyRealtor@gmail.com
8430 Richardson Rd. Commerce MI 48382
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