Pistakee Lake Waterfront Real Estate

Chain_O_Lakes/pistakee-lake-waterfront-real-estatePistakee Lake and Fox Lake are the largest lakes in the Chain at 1700 acres.  Pistakee Lake offers a variety of restaurants and bars to dock at.  It also has multiple marinas for your watercraft needs.  Pistakee Bay is a very desirable swimming area where people anchor and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  
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Available Homes For Sale On Pistakee Lake

Today's Pistakee Lake Real Estate Report. May 28, 2022
4
Listed
126
Avg. DOM
$351.53
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$889,900
Med. List Price
4 Properties
Open 5/28
3231 N Bayview Ln Mchenry, IL 60051
7
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
3,307
Sq.Ft.
8
Days on Site
11411695
MLS
AMAZING PART OF CHAIN O'LAKES HISTORY. RIGHT AT THE MOUTH OF PISTAKEE BAY THIS 7BR HOME WIH 3 FULL BATHS AND 2 HALF BATHS IS SOLID & VINTAGE WITH ENCLOSED 1ST FLOOR TILED AND 2ND FLOOR WOOD FLOOR...
2
Beds
1
Baths
864
Sq.Ft.
10
Days on Site
11409858
MLS
On Channel with access to Chain of Lakes. Floating Pier with three wave runner ports. Charming 2 bedroom 1 bath lake home in desirable Pistakee Highlands. Hardwood throughout. Pistakee Channel...
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
5,412
Sq.Ft.
244
Days on Site
11226787
MLS
After a day of the activity on the chain of lakes, dock your boat in the neighborhood marina, and retreat to the serenity of this waterfront masterpiece on just under two acres with private beach, on...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,030
Sq.Ft.
245
Days on Site
11230020
MLS
Amazing location on Pistakee Lake! It doesn't get any better than this! Waterfront living at its finest on the Chain O' Lakes. Relax on your expansive deck or beautiful yard overlooking the lake!...



Pistakee Lake Quick Facts

Pistakee Lake Size: 1,700 acres
Pistakee Lake Depth: 34 feet
Full Power on Pistakee Lake: Yes
Pistakee Lake Navigable to the adjacent lakes: Yes

Pistakee Lake Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of Pistakee Lake?

Pistakee Lake and Fox Lake are the largest lakes in the Chain at 1700 acres.  Pistakee Lake offers a variety of restaurants and bars to dock at.  It also has multiple marinas for your watercraft needs.  Pistakee Bay is a very desirable swimming area where people anchor and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  

What are the disadvantages of Pistakee Lake?  

One disadvantage to lake living is that you have to remove your pier and lift during the winter months.  Luckily this lake has multiple marinas and services available to assist with this need.  See the marinas listed below.

Where is Pistakee Lake located?   

Pistakee Lake is located in the towns of Johnsburg Illinois and Fox Lake Illinois.  It is located near shopping, restaurants, bars, marinas and more. 

What schools service Pistakee lake homes? 

Johnsburg School District 12 and Fox Lake School District 38 & 114

How Deep is Pistakee Lake? 

The average depth is 6 ft, but there are significant drop off that can have a depth of up to 34ft

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

There is boat traffic on Pistakee Lake but there are no wake sections in front of many of the homes.  

Do people swim in Pistakee Lake? 

Yes, most people anchor and swim in Pistakee Bay 

Is Pistakee Lake a good fishing lake?

Yes, this lake offers a variety of fish such as bluegill, carp, channel catfish, largemouth bass, muskie, northern pike, smallmouth bass, walleye, white bass, white crappie, yellow bass 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 Pistakee Lake? 

Yes, some of the restaurants include Dockers, The Lake House, Famous Freddies,  McDonalds and Studio Hot Rods Smokehouse

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

Yes, The Boat House Chicago at Bald Knob is a large marina that offers boat storage, service, boat ramps, gasoline and a convenient store.  There are also additional marinas that offer watercraft service and storage such as Ben Watts Marina, Five Star Boat Center and Marina, Chain O' Lakes Marina

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