White Lake, known as the “Four Seasons Playground” to residents and visitors, is home to over 30,000 people and is located in Oakland County, Michigan. The town is comprised of several different neighborhoods, two of the largest being Oxbow and the “unincorporated area” of White Lake that comprise the official township.
One of the most striking things about White Lake homes for sale is the proximity to a lake. You can almost toss a rock in any direction and hit water. In total, there are 21 lakes within the town’s boundaries, and lake living is very common. While the town does have a healthy population, there are numerous rural tracts that have been developed as parklands for the town’s use, as well as state recreation areas. This ensures that residents have access to an impressive array of outdoor amenities and activities, including hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, skiing and much more. The proximity of Highland Recreation Area is also a draw for those considering real estate in White Lake.
Families considering White Lake homes for sale will be happy to know that the city is served by five different school districts. These include Waterford School District, Clarkston School District, Holly School District, Huron Valley School District and Walled Lake School District. Several of those districts have won state and national accolades for educational and athletic excellence.
In terms of travel convenience, real estate in White Lake ranks pretty high. That’s because the township is located in the midst of several popular areas, including West Bloomfield, Highland, Milford, Commerce and Springfield. Even the city of Detroit is only a short drive away, though many residents find no reason to leave town at all, as the development around the M-59 corridor ensures that there are plenty of options for shopping and dining enjoyment.