Kansas City is full of surprises to those that are new to the area. The urban neighborhoods, thriving suburbs, and yes…lake communities! If you’ve ever wondered about those communities, wonder no more.
Like it’s neighbor Weatherby Lake, Lake Waukomis is a fourth class city. It is surrounded by a 90 acre lake with a population of nearly 900 in 400 households. Over the past year, the average selling price was just over $250,000 making a pontoon ride very affordable. Affordable lake living close to home, why not?
Lake Quivira is a unique Johnson County community with 394 households. Many of the amenities like the golf course, beach and clubhouse were created in the early 1930’s. It’s member’s only golf course can be enjoyed by non-lake residents. Water skiers, wake boarders, tubers, kayakers, canoers and fisherman alike enjoy the abundant amenities. The average sales price at Lake
Quivira was $686,000 last year. Custom built homes typically go up to $1.5M or more.
An Army Corp built the lake of 600 acres and 27 miles of shoreline. This Jackson County community has 1250 homes where 57% of homeowners are year round residents. Lake Lotawana is one of the few lakes where ice boating and water skiing are enjoyed. Last year’s average sales price was $453,000 and can easily go over $2M for those coveted main channel lakefront homes on a double lot.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW…
Every lake community has it’s own nuances and restrictions for purchasing property. If you are considering purchasing a lake property in KC or even at the Lake of the Ozarks, we can help you here or refer you to a great agent there.
Before you list your home, contact us for your private consultation!