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Tamarack Lake Hamburg MI data

Welcome to tamarack Lake in hamburg Mi .  If you are like so many lakefront home owners you will always be waiting for spring to roll around.  So you can put your boat in the water and get out on the lake.  That’s when your lake life will be going full tilt again.  It is a wonderful way of life. 

  • Cities the lake lies in                        Hamburg, PinckneyTamarack Lake Hamburg MI
  • School district for the lake               Pinckney
  • Streets around the lake are               Gravel, paved
  • City water                                         Well
  • City sewer                                         Sewer sanitary, septic
  • Canals on Lake                                  no
  • Lots over an acre on lake                   yes
  • Water-ski course                                 n/a
  • Condominiums                                   no

Oakland County Michigan has over 400 lakes that you can chose from!  From 1280 acre all sports Cass Lake to a 5 acre pond you will have plenty of choices to enjoy our local water.  You may want to live on an upscale lake like Walnut Lake in West Bloomfield or you may want an unpretentious lake like Tyrone Lake in Rose Township.  You will not have to travel more than an hour to get to one of our many Southeastern Michigan lakes.  You and your family can enjoy all the water sports you want or you can just quietly watch a beautiful sunset over the lake.  If you’re looking for an Oakland County lake house, lakefront lot, or the perfect weekend getaway on the lake, then you’ve come to the right place. The properties listed on this site represent some of the best properties in the Southeastern Michigan real estate market.

You have heard the saying about stopping and smelling the roses right?  Life seems to get in the way.  However when you live in a lake home you can’t but stop and smell the roses.  Nature is all around you.  You will watch the swans slowly swim by, the new born ducklings all in a bunch swimming behind mom, or a lightning storm over the lake.  All sights that you will see when you buy a lake house in Southeastern Michigan.

Tamarack Lake Pinckney MI

Whether you are looking to purchase or sell Oakland County or Livingston County lake property, I can assist you in all of your southeastern Michigan real estate needs whether it is on the market or off. Our unique approach to sales, new internet marketing, old tried and true real estate marketing, and outstanding customer service give us the competitive edge over other area real estate agents.  Our goal is to put more money in your pocket if you are selling your home or keep more money in your pocket if you are buying.  I hope the lake information below helps you make a more informed choice on tamarack  lake properties in Hamburg Michigan.  Feel free to call me at (248) 310-6239 to start your dream home search.  Search waterfront homes & cottage listings in Oakland County

 All sports lake                      No

  • Private                                 Not really, part of the chain of lakes which has dnr access
  • Size                                      16 or 28  or 37 acres depending on which source you check
  • Maximum Depth                 34 feet
  • Public Access                      No
  • Public Beach                       No
  • Wake restrictions                Yes no wake
  • Water Source                      Huron River

Tamarack Lake Livingston County Michigan

Tamarack Lake is a No wake lake. It is connected to the Portage Chain of lakes or as some other people call it the Pinckney chain of lakes or the Hamburg chain of lakes.   There is a bridge that you have to get under.  When the water is higher it is sometimes hard to get under the bridge.  So you must have a low side walls on your boat if you want to get out all the time.

Anybody from the chain of lakes can come onto the lake so it really isn't a private lake.  But usually it will be a pontoon that is just cruising around looking at the homes, or a kayaker, or a fisherman looking for that hot fishing spot.

Since it is a "no wake" lake you aren't going to get skiers or jet-skiers tearing about the lake and making lots of noise. 

It is a 16 acre lake according to the Michigan DNR.  But 2 other sites say different sizes so who really knows the true size. 

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

Southeastern Michigan home buyer bonusOn the waters of the channel connecting Tamarack Lake and the Huron river, Hamburg Township, Livingston County, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow--no wake speed.

Have a great sunset photo? Or a good skiing, or action photo of the lake?  Or even a photo of your family's fishing catch?  I am looking for great photos to put on the website if you would like to share.  You can email them to  Be sure to tell me which lake it is from.  Thanks in advance for helping make this the best lake website in Southeastern Michigan

 We want to provide you with the best information possible about Wayne, Livingston, and Oakland County Lakes.  The reason I started my websites is when I had lake buyers years ago I could not find all the information on any lake all in one spot.  I had to jump around and piece all the information together.  I wanted to be able to find what I needed for my clients on one page.

 So I started going out and visiting the lakes when I had free time.  I sat and talked to the local lake residents when I had time.  I have taken all these pictures.  I have over a hundred pictures of some of the lakes.  I took pictures of the homes on the lake one year after my wife died.  I did not feel like working, but I needed something to do.  So I drove around to all the local lakes in the area, gathered information, and took pictures.  It kept me busy after my wife’s death from breast cancer.  At the same time I gained so much knowledge about our local lakes.

 During the late fall and early winter during our slow time I put this website together.  I keep updating it as I get better information.  In fact if you know something about a lake send me an email.  I will add it to the website.  Or if you have a great picture to share I will be glad to post it.

Homes for sale Tamarack Lake Hamburg MI

If feel if you take the time to read about some of the lakes or look at some of my amateur videos on you tube you may find a lake that interests you.  Then I will have done a good thing. Even other realtors use my website as their resource.  I know the local lakes very well so when you start looking for a lake home give me a call. 

Tamarack Lake real estate Livingston County MI

Tamarack Lakefront properties are like most Chain of Lake properties.  They are tighter together and you are not going to find a lake home with acreage on this lake.  There is a 820 square foot ranch on a 45' foot lot and then there is 4200 square foot colonial and 144' lots.  And there is all sizes and shapes of lake homes and properties in between.  There are about 64 homes on the lake

  • 2 - 5 bedrooms, mainly 3 & 4 bedrooms
  • 1 - 4 bathrooms
  • 820 square foot to about 4200 square foot
  • Homes were built between 1962-2017
  • A few no car garages to 3 car garages mainly 2 car garages
  • Home styles are ranches, colonials, contemporary
  • Some homes have basements 

Tamarack Lake homes for sale Pinckney MI

In the last 3 years (from 10/2011) the most expensive home on the lake sold for $530,000.  It was a 4200 square ft colonial, 1977 built, 5 Bedroom, 4 bath, 3 car garage lake home that was on .68 of an acre.  The least expensive Tamarck Lake home sold during the same period sold for $149,000. It was a 1048 square foot ranch,  1971 built, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 car garage on  75' frontage. 

I hope this gives you an idea of what Tamarck Lake is like, call or email me with questions or if you would like to buy on the chain of lakes.  (248)310-6239 or 

Tamarack Lake homes Hamburg MI

Between January & October 26, 2012 here's what sold on the lake.

2951 TAMARACK LAKE DR 264800 230000 99 164.2857 1400 1974 N
3015 TAMARACK LAKE DR 299999 285000 73 180.9523 1575 1978 N

Here are the homes on Tamarack Lake that have sold since 01/01/2006 up to 11/15/2011

3005 TAMARACK LAKE DR 9/22/11  149,900  149,900  143.0  1048    3    1
2921 TAMARACK LAKE DR 3/15/08  223,500  196,000  110.9  1768    4    3
11515 PLEASANT VIEW DR 5/8/09  299,900  280,000  155.6  1800    3    2
11598 CEDAR BEND DR 3/29/10  329,900  295,000  144.9  2035    3    2.1
11691 PLEASANT VIEW DR 2/20/07  325,000  317,000  179.7  1764    3    2
11475 PLEASANT VIEW DR 5/18/06  348,000  342,000  180  1900    3    3
3055 TAMARACK LAKE DR 2/6/07  395,000  355,000  203.8  1743    3    2.1
11439 LAUDERDALE CT 3/29/06  419,900  400,000  181.3  2206    4    2.1
6420 COWELL RD 10/25/06  499,900  459,000  124.1  3700    5    3
11427 LAUDERDALE CT 7/25/11  550,000  530,000  126.2  4200    5    4


Tamarack Lake Location

Tamarack Lake is located in Hamburg Township Livingston County MI.  It is South of Shehan Rd and East of McGregor Rd.

Here are the other lakes that are on the Hamburg chain of lakes

    • Big Portage
    • Little Portage
    • Base Line
    • Whitewood
    • Gallagher
    • Loon
    • Strawberry
    • Zukey

Tamarack Lake Fishing

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

I have taken all of the photos on the website.  But I can't get out to all the lakes at sunrise, sunset, or when there is a great photo due to the weather.  If you have a great weather photo or a sunrise of the photo I would love to put it on the website.  You can send it to   Thanks for all your help 

Tamarack Lake Huron River Chain of lakes


There is usually foreclosure or two on the chain of lakes.  Shoot me an email if you would like a foreclosure list sent to you.

Other Hamburg Township Lakes and Lake homes for sale

Carrol Lake, Hawk Lake, Reed Lake,  Twin Sun Lake, and of course Union Lake 

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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 Hamburg Township Lakefront real estate specialist


tamarack lake homes sold in 2016

8945 CHERRYWOOD LN 1 2 768 $129,900 $129,900 02/19/2016 Lake Front, Lake/River Priv, Water Front
2837 TAMARACK LAKE 1 3 1,104 $395,000 $375,000 07/29/2016 Lake Front, Lake/River Priv
11591 PLEASANT VIEW DR 2 3 1,400 $424,900 $405,000 06/30/2016 Lake Front
1101 TAMARACK LN 2 3 3,828 $475,000 $435,000 07/18/2016 Lake Front
11383 PLEASANT VIEW 2 3 2,330 $499,500 $460,000 10/31/2016 Lake Front

 Get an added bonus when you buy your next home?  Russ not only will help you find a home that fits your needs at a great price, he also gives you a great closing gift of a new kayak, or grill, or snowblower, or lawnmower.  (up to $500 in value)

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Russ Ravary Michigan Realtor

Russ Ravary - Metro Detroit real estate agent

Real Estate One

 (248) 310-6239

8430 Richardson Rd. Commerce MI 48382


Here is what a previous client had to say about me!

"Hi Russ,

I wanted to thank for helping me get my Milford condo.  I know I limited my chances of finding the "perfect condo" by wanting a certain small area.  But you came out here whenever we found one.  It took me a year of looking but finally we found one that was the "one".  It was a short sale which I knew nothing about.  You told me about all the problems that might happen with a "short sale" and some of them did.  You were good about re-assuring me about the length of time short sales take.  But we finally got the condo!   Thank you from Courtney and I."

Kelly Przywara

 For more information on other lakes, follow the links below!

 White Lake Township Lakes MI

 Stison Lake homes for sale

 Tull Lake homes 

Union Lake home listings 

watch this Flanders Lake Video to learn more! 

Round Lake sales to see how the market has been like. 

Duck Lake Video

elizabeth lake sales

Van Norman Lake is a great lake to move onto, learn more here. 

Finding Homes for sale on Fiddle Lake Waterford MI is much easier now that you can look them up here!

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