Benzie County Real Estate
25 miles of Benzie County’s 60 miles of shoreline are on Lake Michigan and the southern end of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is in Benzie County. Hiking and biking trails and beaches line the Lake Michigan shoreline and are scattered throughout the county.
Benzie County At A Glance
The city of Frankfort and the villages of Benzonia, Beulah (county seat), Elberta, Honor, Lake Ann, and Thompsonville offer wonderful close knit residential communities, as well as local shops and professional offices in Benzie County. Frankfort is a popular start for many a Lake Michigan fisherman with a protected marina. If you don’t have the proper boat, check out the charters!
Crystal Lake, Platte Lake, Lake Ann, Long Lake, Pearl Lake, Betsie Lake, Upper and Lower Herring Lakes are some of the larger lakes in the county. Betsie River and Platte River are two popular rivers for paddling and fishing.
Crystal Mountain Resort offers downhill and Nordic skiing, golf, a waterpark, and biking trails. While rental options are available, a variety of resort ownership options are available from expansive golf course homes to slope-side condos.
In town living, Lake Michigan and inland lake waterfront, riverfront, water views, wooded acreage, golf course living, farmland, orchards, and subdivisions are all possible options for your Benzie County home.