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Lakefront Homes In The Iowa Great Lakes Region

A well-kept secret outside of the Midwest, the Iowa Great Lakes have been a summer destination for families going back as far as 1850. This blue-water playground offers a chain of five stunning glacier-carved lakes, extending from the Minnesota border southwest, covering close to 15,000 acres of water. The nostalgia and stunning natural scenic setting found in the Iowa Great Lakes draw in thousands of people year-round, so there's no wonder why Okoboji real estate, particularly the beautiful waterfront properties, has blossomed over the years. Whether you yearn for a summer getaway, a full-time escape, or a second home for the weekend, Okoboji lakefront homes are sure to enhance your lifestyle in a beautiful and energetic way. Okoboji lakefront real estate is ideal for those water-loving homebuyers dreaming of private dock access and unforgettable lake views.

Learn more about how you can make your Okoboji lakefront real estate dream a reality, or begin your search for Okoboji lakefront homes for sale directly below.

Lakefront Homes In The Great Lakes

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6913 Lakeshore Drive, Okoboji, IA - $2,650,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,365 SQFT
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Your West Lake Estate Awaits! This Charming 5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Home Is The Palatial Lake Retreat That You've Been Looking For! Relax On The Lakeside Patio, By The Gorgeous Stone Fireplace In The Living Room, Or Head To The Billiards Room. Aft...

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1810 Lakeside Avenue, Milford, IA - $2,400,000

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  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,788 SQFT
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Undeniable Beauty And Comfort On 143' +/- Of Low Bank Shoreline On West Okoboji In This 2 Level Home On A Beautifully Wooded And Landscaped Lot. With 4 Bedrooms And 4 Bathrooms, The View Just Expands From Most Every Room In The Home. A Master Suit...

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13726 240th Avenue, Orleans, IA - $1,745,000

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  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 5,328 SQFT
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This Is A Wonderful State-of-the-art Lake Home On Beautiful Big Spirit Lake! Completely Renovated By Master Craftsman Mike Hoien, This Home Sits On 133' Of Lakeshore Facing East. It's All In The Details With Custom Cabinetry By Paul Nibby. The Ope...

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13800 240th Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA - $1,699,000

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  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 8,560 SQFT
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Premier Big Spirit Lake Location With 136' Of Frontage With A Spectacular Home With 6 Bedrooms And 5 Bathroom And A Four Car Garage With Loft Above. Plenty Of Room For Family And Friends With A Two-story Great Room. You Will Love The Main Floo...

Michael Jensen Jensen Real Estate

15195 Weather End Drive, Spirit Lake, IA - $1,650,000

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  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,620 SQFT
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West Okoboji Classic... Step Inside This Dreamy Retreat Full Of Sensational Sunny Color And The Coziest Rooms Throughout Each Floor. The Property Is Situated On A Beautiful Lot, Consisting Of 7 Bedrooms And 6 Bathrooms. This Exquisite Home Exudes ...

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2608 Lakeside Avenue, Wahpeton, IA - $1,590,000

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  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,634 SQFT
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Walk Into This Home And Escape To The Lake! Enjoy The Amazing Views Of Beautiful West Lake Okoboji Through The Wall Of Windows Centered In The Great Room. Family And Friends Will Enjoy Being Together In The Open Kitchen And Living Area While Hav...

Brooke Stecker Remax Lakes Realty

2322 Okoboji Boulevard, West Okoboji, IA - $1,500,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,126 SQFT
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Beautiful Lakeside Home On 50' Of West Lake Okoboji On Pocahontas Point Facing East With A Low Approach To The Dock. This Home Has Wonderful Lakeviews With 30' Of Floor To Ceiling Windows Across The Full Front Of The Home. This 5 Bedroom 4 Bath ...

Michael Jensen Jensen Real Estate

24273 178th Street, Okoboji, IA - $1,500,000

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  • 8 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,960 SQFT
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Paradise At The Lake! This Luxurious 8 Bedroom, 5 Bath Twinhome Is A Dream Home In Loch Knolls On East Lake Okoboji. This Magnificent Brand-new Waterfront Residence Is Graced By Soaring Ceilings, Wall To Wall Windows Showcasing Breathtaking View...

Angela Bousquet-hinn Dowden-Hinn Realtors

2909 Alexander Street, Okoboji, IA - $1,500,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,797 SQFT
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Okoboji Elegance! This Home On Historic And Prestigious Hayward's Bay Is An Elegant And Charming Place To Lay Down Okoboji Roots. Enjoy The Sand Beach Directly On Beautiful Blue West Lake Okoboji And Unobstructed Southerly Views. With A Full (a...

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16420 Bayside Drive, Spirit Lake, IA - $1,450,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,029 SQFT
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Space Abounds! Family And Friends Will Love Gathering In The Large Kitchen, The Upstairs Or Lower Level Lakeside Living Rooms, Or On The Lakeside Deck Or Patio That Run The Full Length Of The House. Boathouse And An Elevator Are Just A Couple Of ...

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2623 Eagle Point Place, Milford, IA - $1,390,000

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  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,263 SQFT
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Exclusive Eagle Point On Emerson Bay West Lake Okoboji In Wahpeton Is The Location For This Beautiful 1994 Cottage Designed Home Offering Easy Lake Living For The Entire Family. The Family Will Enjoy The Large Living Room With Fire Place, Dining ...

Michael Jensen Jensen Real Estate
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16540 N Inner Lane, Spirit Lake, IA - $1,262,000

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  • 8 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,340 SQFT
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Build Dreams! This Extra Deep Property On 72' Of Beautiful Blue West Lake Okoboji Can Be Used With The Existing Properties To Serve As Your Private Okoboji Compound Or Is The Perfect Spot To Build Your Dream Home. With The Lake On One Side And Ok...

Kirk Stauss Stauss Realty

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Big Spirit Lake Real Estate

Nestled right below the Minnesotan-Iowa border, Big Spirit Lake belongs to Iowa's largest natural lake spanning 6 miles north/south and 4 miles east/west. Year-round residents find themselves living on the Northern end of the lake, while more seasonal homeowners dwell on the Southern shorelines. Big Spirit Lake real estate is the number one choice for those who wish to be immersed in a more rustic and natural setting. With less commercial development along the shorelines compared to the other lakes in the region, properties found here are typically remodeled fishing cottages dating back to the 30s, as well as more upscale larger lakefront homes. These lakefront homes always have flawless views of the sparkling water, accompanied with private dock access, perfect for your collection of boats, canoes, and jet skis.

West Okoboji Lake Real Estate

The bluest and deepest of the lakes, West Okoboji Lake offers residents more recreational activities and real estate developments out of all of the Great Lakes. As you explore properties in this area, you'll find that much of the real estate here is seasonal, offering cozy lake-front condo complexes, cottages with boat access, and some luxury lakefront real estate options. Residents living here year-round in West Okoboji real estate experience feasible access to the surrounding towns. Due to this being the region's most popular lake, the property values are typically higher when compared to other Iowa Great Lakes homes for sale.

East Okoboji Lake Real Estate

East Okoboji Lake meets West Okoboji Lake at Highway 71 viaduct joining Arnolds Park and Okoboji. It's the longest natural lake in Iowa and is the most developed out of the Iowa Great Lakes. Though it's not the most popular place to swim, residents benefit from having easy access to boat ramps, calmer waters, and more affordable lakefront real estate. The majority of East Okoboji lakefront homes for sale are new condominiums, manufactured homes, and contemporary single-family homes. You'll also find the odd mid-century modern home that's been renovated to meet today's design and living standards.

Minnewashta, Upper & Lower Gar Lake Real Estate

Located between Upper & Lower Gar Lake, Minnewashta Lake offers more real estate opportunities compared to its neighboring lakes. Minnewashta lakefront real estate has charming cottages with private dock access, new condos, and some breathtaking luxury lakeside estates that can accommodate more than one family at a time.

Upper Gar Lake is quieter with a smaller population. In terms of real estate, Upper Gar Lake waterfront homes for sale are quite similar to what you'll find around Minnewashta Lake, but you'll have a better chance to diversify your home by building on untouched lakefront acreage or lot. Upper Gar Lake real estate offers prefabricated homes with lakefront access; the perfect turnkey options for seasonal buyers.

Lower Gar Lake is the southernmost lake out of all of the Iowa Great Lakes chain and is best known for its shoreline fishing, made possible by the lakes shallow water. Interested home buyers will have plenty of lakefront options to choose from the latest development at Pelican Ridge. Prefabricated homes and new rancher-style lakefront properties with communal dock access are available here. Most of Lower Gar Lake is protected so there's not a lot of inventory to choose from for the time being.

Does living in Iowa's finest lakefront real estate appeal to you? If so, be sure to get in touch with our Okoboji area experts at Hoien Realty! Our team is dedicated to finding you the best lakefront real estate options!

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The information being provided by the Iowa Great Lakes Board of REALTORS® is exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use, and it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.

Listing information last updated on November 18th, 2018 at 4:58am CST.