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Lower Straits Lake Commerce MI information 

  • Cities the lake lies in                       Commerce
  • School district for the lake              Walled Lake
  • Streets around the lake are               Paved
  • City water                                         Municipal water, well
  • City sewer                                         Sewer sanitary, septic
  • Canals on Lake                                  yes
  • Lots over an acre on lake                   yes
  • Water-ski course                                 n/a
  • All sports lake                      Yes
  • Private                                Yes
  • Size                                    236 acres
  • Maximum Depth                   22 feet
  • Public Access                       No
  • Public Beach                        No
  • Wake restrictions                 Unknown
  • Water Source                      Middle Straits Lake

                        Lower Straits Lake Commerce Michigan

       "Doesn't that look like a great place to relax on a Saturday afternoon?"

Lower Straits Lake is accessible to the public via a township owned public access ramp on Middle Straits lake which has parking for 10 vehicles.


Lower Straits Lake real estate Oakland County

Lower Straits Lakefront homes for sale in the last year range in price from $64,000 all the way up to 3.2 million dollars.  The lake has a mixed bag of lakefront properties.  There are 600-7100 square foot lake homes around the lake.  Lower Straits Lake homes are:

  • ranches
  • cape cods
  • colonials,
  • split levels
  • Tudors

The majority of the homes on the lake are ranches and colonials.  Upper Straits waterfront properties range in age from the 1930's to 2002.  Years ago Oakland County Lakes were a resort destination for Detroiters.  So the homes were small.  Then over the years the lake homes have been added on to, or torn down to build a bigger and better new home will all the new amenities.

Many of the older homes have no basements, but some of the newer ones have a walkout basement.  The homes range from 1 bedroom to 6 bedroom homes, and 1 bath to 3+ Bathrooms.  Some of Lower Straits waterfront properties have no garages and some do.  The children that live on the lake attend Walled Lake Schools.

Click on one of the searches below to find your lake home.

Between January & October 25, 2012 here's what sold on the lake.

3254 NEWTON RD 1300 1200 24 0.7407 1620 1973 N
9005 COMMERCE RD 3595 3500 174 1.1471 3051 2000 N
3313 FOX BLVD 69900 59000 167 81.9444 720 1945 N
3235 MANDRAKE ST 67900 68500 13 95.1388 720 1960 N
3252 FOX BLVD 89900 80000 36 111.1111 720 1940 N
3296 BROOKNEAL ST 110000 95000 48 65.292 1455 1966 N
3269 TWINLEAF ST 140000 129900 23 56.8739 2284 1948 N
9267 TANBAY ST 154900 130000 24 114.8409 1132 1940 N
8450 PINE COVE DR 299900 276000 55 99.4594 2775 1990 N
3341 NEWTON RD 298500 278500 74 138.4883 2011 1950 N
3120 EDGEWOOD PARK DR 649000 649000 12 190.714 3403 1966 N
3771 LOCH BEND DR 759000 732000 49 201.931 3625 1988 N
8730 OAK BEACH DR 4600000 3900000 122 419.3548 9300 2011

Here are the homes that have told on the lake between 01/01/2011 and 11/15/2011

3480 EDGEWOOD PARK DR 8/24/11  1850  1850    1848    4     2
3510 NEWTON RD 7/18/11  50,000  57,500  74.9  768    2     1
3213 ADELE TER 2/11/11  239,000  193,000  174.2  1108    3     1.1
8345 DICKERT ST 4/19/11  324,900  315,000  119.7  2631    3     3
9030 MARILYN TER 6/9/11  419,900  383,500  131.7  2912    4     3
3759 LOCH BEND DR 5/9/11  785,000  750,000  173.5  4323    6     4.2
3517 NEWTON RD 11/15/11  999,000  850,000  187.9  4522    5     5.2
8717 EDGEWOOD PARK DR 7/5/11  1,524,000  1,225,000  231.3  5296    6     4.2

Lower Straits Lake homes Commerce MI



2016 homes sold on Lower Straits lake

8801 EDGEWOOD PARK 3 3 3,052 $659,900 $657,000 06/10/2016 Lake Front
3687 LOCH BEND DRV 3 5 6,083 $925,000 $675,000 01/28/2016 Lake Front
8485 EDGEWOOD PARK 3 4 3,071 $749,900 $720,000 06/13/2016 Lake Front
8549 EDGEWOOD PARK 3 4 3,238 $824,900 $780,000 12/23/2016 Lake Front
8565 Pine Cove 4 4 7,382 $1,497,000 $1,355,000 06/10/2016 Lake Front


I am looking for local Oakland County lake association information and websites so I can add the link to this website so internet surfers that are looking for the lake association can find it.  If you have information about a lake association or it's website you can email me at  Thanks for all your help

Lower Straits Lake Location

Lower Straits Lake is located in Commerce Township Oakland County MI.  It is West of Union Lake Rd, South of Commerce Lake Rd, E of Newton Rd. and North of Richardson.

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Did you know that 90% of all home buyers now use the internet to start their home search.   Wouldn't you like your lake home on the best lake site in Metro Detroit?  Email us to get your home on the internet and to get it sold! 

Lake home buyer bonusI will speak from my own experience.  My wife and I lived in a Livonia subdivision for 22 years.  I enjoyed living in Livonia for so many years.  I had a good life.  I enjoyed working in my garden.  On weekends we went out with friends.  We went out to dinner.  We went to local festivals.  We went up north to friend's places on lakes.  We did not live on a lake.  We went to other places than our home to have fun.

That is one of the main differences of lake living.  Lake homes are the fun places to go to.  Your lake home is the place your friends, your family will like to come to.  If you are like so many lake home owners you may not want to go anywhere else.  The years of going to festival like Arts, Beats, and Eats because you have nothing else to do may be gone. 

What the difference of city living versus owning a lake home is that your lake home is a good destination.   Your lake home is the go to fun place.  I have heard so many lake home owners say that they sometimes pass up graduations, wedding, and family gatherings because they do not want to miss out on a beautiful day at the lake.  I went to Jimmy Buffet for years.  One summer we were sitting out tailgating in 90+ degree heat.  All I could think of is being on the lake.  The next year we did not go back to Jimmy Buffet's concert.  I would rather be at the lake.

So it is your choice.  Do you want your next lake home to be fun place or would you rather live in a subdivision and have to go out of your home to have fun.  What would you rather do?  I myself moved to a lake home.

Lower Straits Lake Fishing

  • Blue Gill
  • Crappie
  • Northern Pike
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Rock Bass
  • Yellow perch
  • Pumpkin Sunfish
  • Catfish  

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                 Lower Straits Lake Oakland County MI

Click Here to get the latest list of homes for sale on Lower Straits Lake in Commerce Twp. Mi.


Like most of Oakland County there are lake foreclosures too.  Call me on my cell at (248)310-6239 for your list of Oakland County Lake foreclosures.


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To Search any Michigan Lake for lake homes for sale go to the atlas search or search by area.  I hope this helped you if you have a Michigan relocation in your future.

Russ Ravary your Oakland County Lakefront real estate specialist




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Russ Ravary - Metro Detroit real estate agent

Real Estate One

 (248) 310-6239

8430 Richardson Rd. Commerce MI 48382




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