Here are 7 homes for sale right now in Washtenaw County that would make your waterfront wish come true. We start with the most modest and ramp up, describing each one's best "summer qualities" and including a gallery. If you'd like to see all the photos from a property, click on the address or "Read More" box to go to its listing.


9632 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, 48189 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

Lakefront property on Whitmore Lake just in time for summer!  Three bedrooms and bath on t...

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$215,000 -  Great views of Whitmore Lake from every room on the first floor. From the kitchen and dining area, you can just walk out the door to the lake. The home does need some TLC, but at this affordable price for a waterfront home, there's room for a makeover. Close to Ann Arbor and Brighton, it's perfect for getaway lake fun. MLS ID# 3240197. Listing courtesy of us! This is a Trillium Real Estate listing.

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389 East Shore Drive, Whitmore Lake, 48189 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

Renovated and waiting for a new owner that wants to live on the East Shore of Whitmore Lak...

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$375,000 - Forty-two feet of waterfront on the East Shore of Whitmore Lake "with retaining wall and sea wall plus a beautiful sunset view every night" from the upper-level deck. Tons of updates in the kitchen, first-floor bath, family room, and even outside. "Panoramic views out of every window!" Listing courtesy of The Charles Reinhart Company

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2180 Osprey, Ypsilanti, 48197 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

Picturesque setting for this 1st floor master home; beautiful views of the private communi...

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$450,000 - Gorgeous views of the private community lake and the woods—and beautiful inside, too. You can walk straight out of the lower level to the patio and then out to the woods and the lakeshore. In the 2-story great room is a stone fireplace, good for that occasional chilly summer night, and a wall of windows that frame the lake view. For inside summer fun, there's an entertainment area that includes a bar and a pool table area. Listing courtesy of The Charles Reinhart Company.

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4957 Looking Glass Lane, Dexter, 48130 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

Elegant brick ranch home rests on 2 rolling hillside acres w/panoramic views overlooking b...

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$695,000 - "The ultimate water-lover's retreat," the listing says. Not only does it oversee Looking Glass Lake, it has a waterfront beach area and a luxurious in-ground pool with a terrace area for lounging in the sun. On the lower level is a huge rec & game area that opens to a covered patio and terrace. The gourmet kitchen has a wrap bar counter, perfect for entertaining your visiting pals. MLS ID# 3239228. Listing courtesy of The Charles Reinhart Company.

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9620 Huntley Cove, Pinckney, 48169 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

This custom built home is situated in a luxury waterfront community on the Chain of Lakes ...

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$775,000 - With in-law quarters and a wet bar, five bedrooms total and three full baths, this is a dream house for having summer guests. The screened porch opens to a paver patio which then opens to a pond and waterfall. There's plenty more space for entertaining with a deck off the kitchen. There's even room for their cars in the 3.5-car garage. For waterfront fun, it has community docks on Base Line Lake with a deeded boat, slip, and pull-up for sailboats or kayaks. MLS ID# 3241637. Listing courtesy of The Charles Reinhart Company.

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7343 Lucy Drive, Dexter, 48130 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

Spectacular home on a private lake surrounded by towering trees. From deep forest to lovel...

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$775,000 - Five treed acres surround this home, situated on a private lake. From the deck and a screened gazebo, you can breathe in "sweeping lake views." To put up your summer guests in style, there's a walkout lower-level apartment with a bedroom, bath, laundry and its own fireplace. The entire house is updated with high-end luxury finishes and rich touches like custom stained-glass French doors leading to an octagonal hearth room. It even has a carriage house. Listing courtesy of The Charles Reinhart Company.

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6180 First Street, Ypsilanti, 48198 Michigan | Trillium Real Estate

The Halo House, a contemporary, international style home specifically designed for where i...

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$995,000 - The contemporary "Halo House" has a both a pond and 400 feet of frontage on the Huron River that's dotted with its private decks. Inside is an incredible number of windows to let in the summer views. In fact, it's one of the most light-filled houses ever with some especially unique window placements—check the ones over the kitchen sink, for instance. That openness gives you views of three acres of trees and green. Its interior luxury and calm contemporary architecture make it an ultra-cool place when summer heats up. MLS ID# 3241515. Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Ann Arbor.

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