an imgae of the docks in The North End, West Lake, Okoboji, IA

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Homes for Sale Around The North End, West Lake Okoboji, IA

The North End of West Okoboji Lake offers a delightful blend of residential and resort accommodations.

The spring-fed West Lake Okoboji is the centerpiece of the five chain lakes of Iowa. It boasts pristine azure waters formed by glacial movements, making it one of only three bluewater lakes in the world. It is a year-round playground, offering aquatic sports in the summer and cold-weather activities like snowmobiling and ice fishing during the winter months. With its popularity, many homes were established in the north end, ranging from lakefront single-family residences perfect for entertaining and relaxation to low-maintenance turnkey condominiums with exclusive amenities. Residents embrace a casual lifestyle, enjoying various outdoor activities, laid-back BBQ gatherings, and unforgettable family vacations.

WATER SPORTS: Experience a wide range of aquatic activities on West Lake Okoboji, from leisurely sailing and serene scuba diving to exhilarating water skiing and heart-pounding parasailing. With over 47 fish species, anglers will enjoy reeling in a big catch in the crystal-clear waters. You’ll have endless opportunities to embrace an active lifestyle and experience the lake’s beauty, whether through adrenaline-pumping sports or relaxing fishing excursions.

GOLFING AT THE LAKES REGION: Homes in the North Bay are the closest to Indian Hills Golf Club. It offers a delightful 9-hole course amidst gently rolling hills and picturesque views of Bass Lake. It features native prairie grass, wildflowers, and abundant wildlife, creating a scenic backdrop for an enjoyable round of golf. Indulge in your passion for the game and practice your swing or participate in beloved community traditions like the Friday Night Texas 4 Ball, fostering a sense of camaraderie and connection among players.

PIKES POINT STATE PARK: Located adjacent to the northern city limits of Okoboji, Pikes Point State Park offers a serene retreat for outdoor recreation and relaxation. This picturesque site features a famous swim beach with a swim platform for sunbathing and play and a rustic picnic shelter listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The amenities allow for fantastic picnicking, boating, fishing, and quality time spent outdoors.

Homes in The North End, West Lake Okoboji, IA

5 Real Estate Facts about The North End, West Lake Okoboji, IA

  • The homes for sale in The North End showcase various styles, including coastal contemporary and ranch designs.
  • Many residences boast private docks with ample space for boats and jet skis and convenient lakeside sheds for storage and relaxation. Lakefront properties often feature 50′ to 70′ of shoreline, providing direct access to the pristine waters.
  • Properties in the North Bay range in price from $300,000 to $3M, with sizes ranging from 1,200 to 5,600 square feet.
  • Homeowners enjoy spacious outdoor areas for recreation and entertainment, with lots ranging from 0.17 to 0.25 acres.
  • Some homes, particularly in the Furman Point area, benefit from association amenities such as a pool, clubhouse, basketball court, green space, sand beach, and marina.
On the map

The North End Neighborhood Map

West Lake Okoboji is northwest of the City of Arnolds Park. The North End of the lake is closest to Highway 9, providing convenient access for visitors and residents. Highways 71 and 86 are other roadways connecting it to neighboring towns.

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Things to do in The North End

Indian Hills Golf Club

Play on a scenic 9-hole course set amidst gently rolling hills, with views of the serene Bass Lake enhancing the golfing experience.

Brownells Beach

A pristine shoreline inviting visitors to relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

Lakes Area Dog Park

The park provides a spacious six-acre facility, ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment for furry friends to play and socialize.

Hennings Tackle

A go-to destination for fishing gear, offering a wide range of tackle and equipment for a successful day on the water.