Five Reasons to Own:
Reeds Lake Real Estate

A beautiful, natural setting in the urban area of East Grand Rapids, MI, Reeds Lake has long been one of the most desirable places to live or vacation in all of the Grand Rapids area. The lake itself provides recreation opportunity as well as a wonderfully peaceful setting, and the community has an impressive reputation for itself. Take a moment to consider the following five reasons for considering real estate property on Reeds Lake.

1. Schools

The school system in East Grand Rapids is well-respected and provides students with ample opportunities all the way through high school. If you are looking at the Reeds Lake area as a place to live full-time and raise your family, you can rest easy knowing the school system is more than up to the task of providing your children with the education they need.

2. Recreation on the Lake

Whether you enjoy fishing, canoeing, kayaking, or other recreational activities, many of them can be enjoyed right on the waters of Reeds Lake. There is also a trail near the shores of the lake that provides an opportunity to get out and enjoy the warm spring and summer air.

3. Property Diversity

If you are looking for a piece of real estate directly located on the shores of the lake, you can expect to spend upwards of $1 million or more for a luxury home. However, if you are willing to move even just a couple blocks back from the water, you could find homes that are significantly less expensive. It all depends on your budget, tastes, and preferences.

4. Gaslight Village

For a night out shopping and dining, the Gaslight Village area of East Grand Rapids is a great choice. Found at the western end of Reeds Lake, Gaslight Village is a popular area for residents and visitors alike.

5. Access to the Coast

With a metro-area population of over one million people, the Grand Rapids area won’t be confused with a small town any time soon. With that said, it is only a short drive out toward Holland, MI and the Lake Michigan coastline beyond that. For those seeking some more quiet time out in nature, Reeds Lake real estate can serve as a perfect jumping off point to get out to those more remote locations. 

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