If you are looking for a home for sale on Lake Shinanguag or any lake in Oakland County or Genesse County MI you will love this website as it gives you so much information on local lakes to help you decide which South eastern Michigan lakes is best for you. The first houses that were built Shinanguag Lake in the 1960's. Some of the waterfront homes are quite large. I would call them luxury lakefront estate homes.
Here are some of the basic characteristics of the lake homes on Lake Shinanguag in Goodrich MI.
There is one large luxury lakefront estate on Lakeshore Drive that is 15,644 square foot with eight bedrooms, eight full baths and five half baths. The house sits on 2.2 acres.
Homes on Lake Shinanguag are located in the Goodrich School District. I have gathered most of this information on Shinanguag Lake from sold, and expired listings on the MLS in the last 10 years.
Lake Shinanguag is the largest body of water in the Goodrich area. Most of the other lakes in the Goodrich area are much smaller in size. The lake is a private all sports lake that is 238 acres in size. An all sports lake means that you can have any type of boat, or jet ski. You can tow people behind the boat and there are no restrictions except for state law. Lake Shinanguag is for use by property owners only and has no access for the general public. There is no DNR launch or public beach. Lake Shinanguag also known as “Lake Shinny.”
Lake Shianguag is the summer hot spot for lake residents in Goodrich! On any given summer day you'll find families out on the water boating, jet skiing, skiing and tubing.From an aerial view of the lake it looks like there are two islands on the lake. It looks like there is a home on one of the islands. At one of the islands people gather in the shallow area, hang out and swim at.
There will be people swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing. In the winter the lake is awash with ice shanties and snowmobiles. Lake Shinanguag is one of Genesse County's hidden gem!
History of Lake Shinanguag: The lake was originally named Neshinanguac Lake. Somewhere between 1873-1907 the name of the lake was changed from Neshinanguac Lake to Lake Shinanguag, an exact date was not found. Lake Shinanguag originally consisted of a spring fed swamp so in May of 1955, Lake Shinanguag began to be flooded and . On the west banks of Neshinanguac Lake, in the highway (Ridge Road), is the grave of an Indian mother, with her child. It was once a spring fed swamp but today it’s a pristine lake that many call home.
Shinanguag Lake is located about two and a half miles south of Goodrich west of m-15 and north of Ortonville MI.
Are you considering a lakefront home in Genessee County and you think Lake Shinanguag homes might be for you? Because the lake is so close to M-15, it is an easy commute to I-75 and I-69 and many local cities such as Goodrich, Clarkston, and Grand Blanc. If you’re looking for a great way to live and some fun in the sun then Lake Shinanguag may be for you. It is a great place to hang out on the water and may be a perfect place for you and your family.
Ortonville Recreation Area with over 5400 acres is just a short ride away. There are hiking trails, another lake, Cross Country Ski Trails, Equestrian Trails, Snowmobile Trails, and Mountain Bike Trails. Come relax with nature and enjoy all the area has to offer. The highly-rated Ortonville Shooting Range is not too far away for the avid hunter or gun enthusiast. There are two highly-rated golf courses nearby too.... The Captain’s Club at Woodfield and Warwick Hills Golf and Country. With the lake only being 5 minutes from downtown Goodrich you will be able to enjoy all the restaurants & shops the the town has to offer. There is John's Steak House, Cranberries Cafe, Shadrach, Meshach & A bean to go coffee shop, 411 pub, Sims Cafe and the Bull Ring Sports Grille.
Lake Skinny (Shinanguag) is a great place to live. So give me a call to see which lakefront homes are for sale in the area. Call Russ at 248-310-6239. Not only do you get a full time experienced realtor but I buy you a great home buyer gift when you close on a home with me as your buyers agent.