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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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16216 Ia-86, Spirit Lake, IA - $9,900,000

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  • 8 Beds
  • 15 Baths
  • 24.9k SQFT
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Artistry, Craftsmanship, And Creativity Combine To Make Peace Harbor One Of The Most Outstanding Properties To Ever Be Offered On West Okoboji. With Over 24,500 Sq. Feet Of Living Space, And A Lakeshore Lot That Is Approx. 178' On The Shoreline ...

Eric Hoien Hoien Realty

5311 Lakeshore Drive, Okoboji, IA - $2,900,000

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  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 7,564 SQFT
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A New Level Of Luxury. This Remarkable West Okoboji Lakeside Sanctuary Combines Casual And Sophisticated Elegance With A Private And Park-like Setting To Create A Dream Legacy Estate. The Palatial Home, Masterfully Constructed By Mike Hoien, Lends...

Amy Maris Okoboji Realty

5003 Lakeshore Drive, Okoboji, IA - $2,490,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 5,781 SQFT
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A Benchmark In Luxury Lakeside Living! This Gorgeous West Okoboji Property Is Settled On A Deep, Wooded Lot And Boasts The Perfect Approach To 50' Of Hayward's Bay Shoreline. The Home, Completely Renovated By Bates Construction In 2012, Features T...

Amy Maris Okoboji Realty

3009 Lakeshore Drive, Okoboji, IA - $2,125,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,384 SQFT
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Trades Considered---76' Of Prime West Lake On Dixon Beach In The Heart Of Okoboji. This Contemporary Design Features 3 Master Suites, 5 Bed, 5 Bath, A Huge 36 Feet Deep 3 Car Garage To Store All The Toys, 3 Story Elevator, Full Length Of House Co...

Aaron Jones REMAX Lakes Realty

16932 255th Avenue Unit A, Spirit Lake, IA - $1,599,000

Duplex, Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,422 SQFT
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Masterful Design And Modern Luxury Are Uniquely Embodied In This Beautiful Brand New 7 Bedroom, 4 Full Bath And 1 Half Bath East Lake Duplex. This Is A One-of-a-kind Duplex Boasting 5,422 Sq. Ft. Of Open Concept Living Space With Low Approach East...

Angela Bousquet-hinn Keller Williams Okoboji

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...

Kirk Stauss Stauss Realty

2810 Breezy Heights Dr, Wahpeton, IA - $1,495,000

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  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,014 SQFT
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Open House This Saturday, October 17 From 12-1:30!! New Price! Incredible Low Approach To 96 Foot Of West Lake Okoboji In Emerson Bay. Screened In Porch To Enjoy Watching The Sunrise Every Morning! Large Lot With Four Bedrooms And 3 Baths Gives ...

Peggy Bergh Keller Williams Okoboji

13585 253rd Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA - $1,490,000

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  • 3 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,937 SQFT
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Prepare To Be Impressed By This Custom Built Executive Home With 80 Feet Of Big Spirit Lake's Desirable South East Location. This Home Is Meticulously Kept And Boasts Nearly 7000 Square Feet Of Luxury Space Built For Comfort And Entertaining. Cu...

Brad Sanderson EXIT Realty Midwest

228 252nd Avenue, Orleans, IA - $1,300,000

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  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,624 SQFT
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The House You Have Been Waiting For Has Finally Arrived With A Breathtaking Sunset. However, The Sunsets Won't Be The Only Thing Taking Your Breath Away Because This House Is A Work Of Art. With It's 4 Bedrooms And 4 Baths, It Coincides With The 3...

Max Carlson EXIT Realty Midwest

24279 178th Street, Spirit Lake, IA - $995,000

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  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 5,497 SQFT
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Beautiful Home On East Lake Okoboji. Spacious Living Room With A Stone Fireplace. Vaulted Ceilings, And So Much More To See. Over 5000 Sq Ft. And Includes A Garage Across The Street.

Mary Lynn Ingvall Ingvall Real Estate Team

15109 215th Avenue #11, Spirit Lake, IA - $980,000

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  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,250 SQFT
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Open House!!! This Saturday October 17th 12:00 - 1:30 P.m. There's No Place Like This! West Okoboji's Finest Penthouse Fully Furnished With The Finest Amenities Including Montgomery's And Dewitt Design Furniture In All Bedrooms, Living Room And ...

Peggy Bergh Keller Williams Okoboji

249 Lakeshore Drive #4, Arnolds Park, IA - $950,000

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  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,520 SQFT
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A Premier Condominium On Smith's Bay With Spectacular West Lake Okoboji Views. This Three Level Park Place Unit Is Both Luxurious And Spacious. The Master Suite Is Private With A Beautiful Master Bath. There Is Also A Private Balcony Overlookin...

Michael Jensen Jensen Real Estate

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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 October 26th, 2020 at 4:13am CDT.