About Gun Lake Real Estate
Gun Lake Real Estate is highly desirable yet very affordable. Gun Lake is the largest inland lake within 50 miles of Grand Rapids. There are numerous channels that branch off of the main body of the lake and offer affordable lake living for anyone. Lake front averages $4,000 to $8,000 per running foot depending on the location on the lake, and channel frontage is a bit less.
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Gun Lake is in Southwest Michigan and located in Barry County. The southwestern tip extends into Allegan County. You will be able to find many summer homes, cottages and permanent homes alongGunLake. The Yankee Springs Recreation Area is based on northeastern parts of the lake where there are fantastic hiking trails and snowmobile trails. There is a boat launch, two beaches and a campground as well as picnic areas along Gun Lake. Make sure you visit the State Park for Camping as it’s one of the best camp ground in Michigan.
The shape of Gun Lake is that of a butterfly. There are two halves that are more or less symmetrical and shaped like the wings of a butterfly. If you go to the southeast quarter you will find an island that is known as “PartyIsland” to those that do not own it. The owner of the island filed a complaint and “Party Island” is now retired…however there are rumors of a new party Island!
Weekends there are many boats that gather because of the shallow and sandy rim around the island. The official name is Orangeville Island. Robbin’s Bay is a popular fishing spot as is Pickeral Cove and Bairds Cove. These are popular tourist destinations during the summer months. There are plenty of shops and businesses available to welcome these tourists.
If you come to Gun Lake in the winter you will be able to check out activities at Winterfest. Such things as the polar bear dip and ice fishing are very popular. These are just a couple of fun things available for your enjoyment when you are visiting or if you live here.
Gun Lake is an All Sports Lake with 2680 acres that offers activities such as boating, tubing, sailing, water skiing, swimming, kayaking, fishing and jet skiing. If you’re a land lover you can go hiking, biking, enjoy the snowmobile trails or even go hunting in the Yankee Spring Recreational Area.
Lodging, dining and shopping is great here along Gun Lake. You will be glad you took a West Michigangetaway.GunLakeis about 11 miles west ofHastings, 27 miles southeast of Grand Rapids and 32 miles northeast ofKalamazoo.
Bay Pointe/Terrace Grille offers live music every Wednesday evening all summer long where you can pull your boat into their docks, go and dine, dance or just relax and listen to music. It's pretty fun, we usually take our own drinks and food and pitch anchor and listen to the music. Gun Lake offers some of the best 4th of July fireworks in the State where over 850 boats converge on the lake at 10:00 pm and enjoy the show! It's the highlight of summer for Gun Lake owners and visitors.
When you are at Gun Lake don’t forget there is a casino nearby. If you feel like testing your luck you can stroll in and have a little fun there. Gaming, dining and entertainment are at its best at the Gun Lake casino.
If you have younger kids with you then you might like to visit the petting zoo that is nearby. There are plenty of adorable animals to get your hands on. Kids always remember the fun they’ve had with animals.
Want to check out some cool gift ideas? The Red Clay Pottery gallery has amazing tablewear available. You will find the shop open in the winter but only by appointment in the other months.
Life along Gun Lake is pretty slow paced and you will have plenty of time to relax whether you are visiting or if you live there. Whatever you decide to do you can make a great vacation or a great staycation at Gun Lake with all of its many activities and sights.
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Listing information last updated on December 1st, 2020 at 6:15am EST.