Lake Leelanau Real Estate
Native Americans who first inhabited the area called this land "ke-ski-bi-ag," which means "narrow body of water,"and called the lake itself "lee-lan-au," which means "delight of life." The Schaub family came in 1855 and took up farming; they planted the first vineyard in Leelanau County, and wine was sold locally and shipped to other markets such as Detriot and Ohio.
Lake Leelanau is easily accessible by boat as it offers 2 boat launches as well as by car or bike. It is the home of our chamber office that offers many different brochures and information about the area. This village offers many different amenities from restaurants to winerys and a distillery that makes Lake Leelanau a must to visit.
Lake Leelanau offers luxury waterfront beach homes for sale. Check out the Lake Leelanau real estate listings and market stats.
Lake Leelanau Listings Summary
Lake Leelanau - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Lake Leelanau: $1,652,800 / County Avg $1,175,200
Avg Taxes in Lake Leelanau: $5,800 / County Avg $2,700
Avg Sq. Ft. in Lake Leelanau: 2,792 / County Avg 2,939
Avg Price per/sqft in Lake Leelanau:$592 / County Avg $400
Avg Year Built in Lake Leelanau: 1960 / County Avg 1978
Avg Days on Website in Lake Leelanau: 86 / County Avg 71