Oxbow Lake White Lake Township Michigan

Oxbow Lake in White Lake Township MI is a private lake.  It is a good sized lake for any active water sport enthusiast coming in at about 270 acres.  The northern section of the lake runs right close to M-59 and on the south side of the lake is Elizabeth Lake Rd. There are no homes along most of the M-59 side.  Much of the lake is natural along M-59.    There is a road on the northeast side of the lake that has some large properties with good frontage and lots over a half acre.

Oxbow Lake White Lake Township

View from M-59 of the natural area of the lake

Oxbow Lake in White Lake Twp is part of the Huron River Chain.  North of the Oxbow Lake is  Tull Lake and Pontiac Lake.  You can’t get by boat to either of those two lake or to Cedar Island Lake which is south of the lake.  You can kayak or take a row boat up stream close to Tull Lake, but a bigger boat may have problems.  There is what I would call a fisherman’s area on the lake where there is a natural vegetation area….you are not going to get skiers or wake boarders going through that area.  That is where the swans and the ducks usually hang out at.  There are four deep holes of 43′, 59′, 64′, an 72′.   Much of the lake is over ten foot deep.  Like all lakes there is some swampy lakefront and some sandy.

Oxbow Lake Oakland County MI

If you are a skier, wakeboarder you will like the lake because there is no DNR access on the lake.  So you are not going to get additional boat traffic on the weekends.  Only people on the lake will have a boat there.   Sprader’s on the Lake is a local bar that is located on the south side of the lake.

None of Oxbow lakefront homes that have sold in the last year have been short sales.  Listed below are all the lakefront homes that have been leased or sold.  So far the lake prices have been low.  But I expect any lake home that comes on the market will be higher priced because of the lack of White Lake Township lakefront homes.

127 DANFORTH ST 550 550 35 1 550 1925 N
10720 JACOB CT 2500 2500 11 1.0004 2499 1984 N
325 SHOTWELL CT 140000 135000 90 75.0416 1799 1988 N
10188 LAKESIDE DR 178000 149000 579 102.8295 1449 1956 N
10710 OXBOW HEIGHTS DR 179900 175000 50 120.8563 1448 1990 N

Oxbow Lake front homes are just like so many Oakland County lakes.  You still have the small 500 square foot cottages that were built in the 1920′s all the way up to 6200 square foot contemporary homes.   There were several homes that were built in the 200′s.  I’m sure over the coming years there will be other older homes that are torn down and rebuilt.   So you have a mixed bag of homes on the lake.  So if you are looking for a private lake or an all sports lake over 200 acres check out Oxbox Lake, White Lake Township Michigan.


In 2012 White Lake front home inventory was very low and I expect it be the same in 2013.  I believe lake prices are going to go up slowly next year.  So if you are a seller you will be able to sell your lakefront home.   I am expecting a small inventory of Oxbow Lake homes in 2013 too.  If you are a buyer it is very important to get lake front home listings emailed to you as they come on the market.  Join my White Lakefront VIP club and get listings that meet your criteria emailed to you daily so you don’t miss out on lake foreclosures.  You don’t want to miss your dream home.  You will be able to search Metro Detroit lake listings whenever you want.  If you would like my monthly lake front news letter send me an email to yesmyrealtor@gmail.com

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