Oconomowoc Lake: Fed by the Oconomowoc River on the north side with outlets on the northwest end. There is public access via the Oconomowoc River, limiting public use. A peaceful lake with the best catch being bluegill, northern pike, and largemouth bass.
Lac La Belle: The water is clear and the sandy spots offer the best swimming. The size of the lake is great for skiing and sailing. Lac La Belle has a park with a boat launch, swimming beach, and band shell. A productive fishing lake poular for smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike and bluegill. Known for executive level homes and grand victorian homes.
Fowler Lake: Located in the heart of the city in Oconomowoc, the city and lake complement eachother and constructs a special beauty.
Nagawicka Lake: The inlet and outlet for the lake is the Bark River, entering from the northeast and exiting on the southwest. Most of the shoreline is within the City of Delafield with a small section on the northwest end in the Village of Nashotah. Fishing is good primarly for largemouth bass, bluegill, and perch. Nagawicka Lake homes are a mix of moderate and high quality homes.
Silver Lake: One of Lake Country’s jewels, Silver Lake is located in the town of Summit. A smaller, drained lake drawing water from surrounding creeks and lowlands. Heavy recreational use is limited because of the lake’s size. Beautifully wooded shorelines and limited access keeps fishing activity lower to keep a healthy pan and gamefish population. Silver Lake homes are a mix of smaller remodeled cottages to newer homes with wooded lots.
Golden Lake: Located in the west edge of Waukesha County in the town of Summit, Golden Lake is spring-fed. The lake is best known for swimming and recreational boating. Real estate has pretty wooded lots and a good frontage.
Ashippun Lake: A springfed lake hidden away and not well known, just North of Oconomowoc. Offers pleasant panfish fishing without the big lake hassles. Many homes began as cottages and it is rare for properties to come on the market. A newer high end development on the north shore has 8 lake lots with higher priced homes.
Upper and Lower Nashotah Lakes: Primarily in the Town of Summit, the east shore of the Upper Lake sits in the village of Nashotah. Upper Nashotah Lake is a drained lake from surrounding lowlands and creeks and flows to Lower Nashotah Lake then outlets to Upper Nemahbin Lake. Some of the beautiful, and generally larger homes have hilly lots and are perched, overlooking the lake.
Okauchee Lake: A fun recreational lake with a variety of bays to explore. The lake’s best fishing is for northern pike, largemouth bass, and bluegill. Homes consists of cottage year round homes, to newer executive level homes. The shoreline sits mostly within the Town of Oconomowoc and Town of Merton.
Moose Lake: In the town of Merton, the lake offers a plentiful population of panfish which is dominated by bluegills and bass, which makes fishing and boating enjoyable. The perimeter of the lake is heavily wooded with steep slopes and homes overlooking the lake. Moose Lake homes range from vacation-size homes to newer and larger. The peacefulness and beauty makes this lake special.
Pine Lake: Located in the Village of Chenequa, Pine Lake is springfed with an inlet on the east from Beaver Lake and small outlet on the north flows into Comell Lake. Largemouth bass, bluegills, and northern pike are in abundance. Real estate consists of gracious old homes on estate sized parcels, and newer homes built on those lots divided from the estates. Homes are in high demand but rarely becomes available. The privacy and large wooded lots sets Pine Lake apart.
Pretty Lake: Tucked a way in the Kettle Moraine countryside in the Township of Ottawa. Smaller, well kept homes are common Pretty Lake Homes.
Genesee Lakes – Upper, Middle and Lower & Duck Lake: All located in the town of Summit with unique qualities for each. Upper is smaller, with no gas engines or motors permitted. Home to plentiful perch, bass and panfish. Only a few homes are on the shoreline because of the small lake size. Middle Genesse Lake is the best fishing lake of the 3, with largemouth bass, bluegill, perch, sunfish, northern pike and walleyes. The grand old homes were built in the earlier 1900’s.
North Lake: The heavily wooded area provides a true north woods feel. Fed by creeks on the north and south sides, the Oconomowoc River also feeds into the lake on the northeast side and outlets west to Okauchee Lake. The lake sits between the Village of Chenequa and the Township of Merton. The hotspots for fishing brings in walleyes, northern pike, bluegills and perch. North Lake’s real estate market is stable with homes seldom available.
Beaver Lake: The southwest end flows on to Pine Lake. Quiet lake living is the result of limited lake access, less traffic and more fish such as largemouth bass and bluegills. The west end of the lake is in the Village of Chenequa with the remainder in the Town of Merton. Stable lake for real estate.
Upper and Lower Nemahbin Lakes: Fed by the Bark River in the Township of Summit, the lakes offer great fishing in late summer and fall. The best catch are largemouth bass, bluegills, perch and sunfish. The Bark River outlets from the south end of the Upper Lake to the Lower Lake. The River is navigable from the Upper Lake to the Lower Lake and on to Lower Nashotah. Nemahbin Lake homes started out as cottages and remodled and expanded over time for year round homes.
Pewaukee Lake: Recreation is popular for Pewaukee Lake such as skiing, sailing and ice fishing. The lake is fed by several inlets around the lake, including Pewaukee River on the West end. Primarily known for fishing largemouth bass, perch and bluegills, Pewaukee Lake has a long standing reputation for good fishing. The east half of the lake is in the Town of Pewaukee and the West half is in the Town of Delafield. Homes on the lake range from cottage year round properties to upscale homes.