Petite Lake Waterfront Real Estate

Chain_O_Lakes/petite-lake-waterfront-real-estatePetite Lake on the Chain O' Lakes in Northern Illinois is located just north of Fox Lake. Waterfront homes on Petite Lake offer gradual sloping lots with a generous amount of water frontage.  Boaters travel from other parts of the Chain O' Lakes to enjoy swimming off sand bars on this beautiful lake. 
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Petite Lake Quick Facts

Petite Lake Size: 167 acres
Petite Lake Depth: 22 ft 
Full Power on Petite Lake: Yes
Navigable to the adjacent lakes: Yes

Petite Lake Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of living on Petite Lake?

Petite Lake is a smaller Lake in the Chain.  It features a popular sandbar that is about 100 yards and is in a no-wake area.

What are the disadvantages of living on Petite Lake?  

Petite Lake can be busy in the summer with many boaters anchoring to enjoy the sandbar location. If you don’t enjoy taking part in a Sandbar party or watching one, we can guide you to a more secluded section of the Chain O’ Lakes. 

Where is Petite Lake located?  

Petite Lake is located in Lake County in the town of Lake Villa & Antioch.

How Deep is Petite Lake? 

Petite Lake’s deepest point is approximately 22 ft deep.

Is there a lot of boat traffic on Petite Lake and are there any private sections? 

Many boaters travel to the sandbar to anchor. The sandbar is surrounded by a no-wake area.  

Do people swim in Petite Lake? 

Yes, this lake is known for anchoring and swimming off the sandbar.

Is Petite Lake a good fishing lake?

Yes, this lake offers a variety of fish such as Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie,  and Yellow Perch.  This lake is open all year and has ice fishing available in the winter.  

Are there restaurants you can dock at around Petite Lake?  

There are no restaurants directly on Petite Lake.  The closest restaurant on boat/watercraft is Grannys Lakeside Diner which has boat access at Spring Lake Marina on Spring Lake.  Otherwise, you can access Fairmont Shores or Captain's Quarters by watercraft on Fox Lake which is located next to Petite Lake.  

Are there boat ramps, marinas, or gas available for watercraft on Petite Lake?  

Petite Lake Resort has boat slips and a boat launch.  This lake doesn’t have gas available. 


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