Upper and Lower Straits Lakes Oakland County MI

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Commerce

Upper Straits and Lower Straits lakes are two beautiful Michigan lakes with great Michigan lakefront homes that are located within 40 minutes of downtown Detroit.

Upper Straits Lake Oakland County MI

Upper Straits Lake information

  • All sports lake           Yes
  • Private Lake              Yes
  • Size                           323 Acres
  • Max Depth                96 ft
  • Public Access            No
  • Public beach              No
  • Wake restrictions      Unknown
  • Lake Association       Yes (see below) 
  • Water source             Unknown  

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Location of Upper Straits Lake

Upper Straits Lake is located in Oakland County MIUpper Straits lake is in Orchard Lake Village and in West Bloomfield TwpUpper Straits Lake is north of Pontiac Trail and south of Commerce Rd.  Upper Straits Lakeis east of Haggerty Rd and west of Pontiac Trail. 

Upper Straits Lake real estate and home styles

Upper Straits Lake has quite a few upper end homes.  There are homes listed at over 3.5 million dollars right now.  Upper Straits lake waterfront home stylesrange from 800 square ft ranches to 8000 square foot colonials.  There are bungalows, ranchs, contemporary, and colonials that sit on the lake.  Upper Straits Lake lake lots are very pricey so that is why even the smallest houses are worth a lot of money.   

Upper Straits Lake Map Oakland County MI

Lower Straits Lake information

  • All sports lake                      Yes
  • Private                                 Yes
  • Size                                      236 acres
  • Maximum Depth                   22 feet
  • Public Access                       No
  • Public Beach                        No
  • Wake restrictions                 Unknown
  • Water Source                      Middle Straits Lake

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       "Doesn't that look like a great place to relax on a Saturday afternoon?"

Lower Straits Lake is accessible to the public via a township owned public access ramp on Middle Straits lake which has parking for 10 vehicles.

Lower Straits Lake Map

Lower Straits Lake real estate

Lower Straits Lakefront homes for sale in the last year range in price from $64,000 all the way up to 3.2 million dollars.  The lake has a mixed bag of lakefront properties.  There are 600-7100 square foot lake homes around the lake.  Lower Straits Lake homes are:

  • ranches
  • cape cods
  • colonials,
  • split levels
  • Tudors

The majority of the homes on the lake are ranches and colonials.  Upper Straits waterfront properties range in age from the 1930's to 2002.  Years ago Oakland County Lakeswere a resort destination for Detroiters.  So the homes were small.  Then over the years the lake homes have been added on to, or torn down to build a bigger and better new home will all the new amenities.

Many of the older homes have no basements, but some of the newer ones have a walkout basement.  The homes range from 1 bedroom to 6 bedroom homes, and 1 bath to 3+ Bathrooms.  Some of Lower Straits waterfront properties have no garages and some do.  Click on one of the searches below to find your lake home

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Feel free to call me with any questions or to see any Metro Detroit Lakefront home

Russ Ravary your Oakland County lakefront Realtor

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