Lakefront homes Deer Lake

What a beautiful day on Deer Lake in Oakland County

Deer Lake in Independence Michigan is an all-sports lake, while it isn’t as big as a few other lakes in the Oakland county area, it definitely serves its purpose. The lake is 137 acres, perfect for all the water-sports you and your family love doing! The kids on this lake will attend Clarkston Schools and make great friends! If you are trying to find the perfect lakefront home you can definitely consider Deer lake to move onto.  This lake is great for those who want to be able to enjoy what a larger lake can offer but with less traffic. Deer Lake is great for those who also want to be near a downtown atmosphere. Deer lake is a short distance from downtown Clarkston, a great little down (similar to downtown Milford, if you’re familiar with Oakland county area). This downtown area is filled with quaint shops and restaurants. The area also hosts great art festivals, and fun events throughout the year. If you want to explore what is available on or near Deer lake call me Russ Ravary I will get you set up on your own list of lakefront homes specific to your criteria! (248)310-6239 &


Half the homes on Deer Lake are a short walk to downtown Clarkston.  I-75 expressway is just a short ride so Auburn Hills, Troy, Rochester, Royal Oak, and Downtown Detroit.  So you could have a hard day at work and then come home and relax on the lake.  Lake living is a great way of life.  Most of the homes on the north side of the lake have amazing views as they sit on the hillside about the lake.  Many of them are larger beautiful lake homes while on the south side of the lake you will find smaller homes.

These homes are not for sale but just examples of the beautiful homes on the lake and the hillside on the north side of Deer Lake near Clarkston

The deepest spot on the lake is 63 feet deep

  • Cities the lake lies in                                Independence Twp
  • School district for the lake                      Clarkston
  • Streets around the lake are                     paved
  • City water                                                   well, municipal
  • City sewer                                                   septic
  • Canals on Lake                                          yes
  • Lots over an acre on lake                        yes
  • Water-ski course                                      n/a
  • Condominiums                                         yes

If moving to Independence Twp  Michigan is in your future, definitely consider moving to Deer Lake! Russ Ravary is Oakland County’s lake real estate expert and can help you find the lakefront home of your dreams! Just give us a call or send us an email with what you are looking for and we will get you set up on an automatic email search. This is a great tool we love using, because it allows you to get homes specific to your personal criteria sent to you as they update daily. Mark the ones you want to see or want more information and let us know so we can get them set up or get your questions answered as soon as possible. Homes are going to be listed more and more come spring and summer time but don’t miss out on the home of your dreams. Let us get you set up on this automatic email to see what’s out there….so you do not miss out on the best deals.

Let us help make your next move easier!

Russ Ravary

(248)310-6239 &

Fall on Deer Lake in Independence Township MI


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Russ is full time realtor with 14 years of experience of finding good deals for his clients.  An added bonus is that he buys a new kayak, or lawnmower, or girll, or snowblower, or lawnmower when you buy and close on a home with him.  I want a free kayak when I buy my next home  I give one of the best deals around when you buy a home with me

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Check out these 4 other nearby lakes if you do not think Deer Lake will work for you:



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