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East Bay

At Blue Lakes Real Estate Group we often say that home is where the water is, and Traverse City’s East Bay neighborhoods are no exception. This area is home to many parks and most notably, East Bay Park which offers amazingly easy access for launching a paddleboard or kayaks and since this area is mostly residential, it’s treasured amongst locals for its quiet lakeside appeal.

Living close to the water doesn’t have to be expensive. Homes near East Bay are dynamic and this area is home to a number of affordable options perfect for any budget.

Education and culture are right around the corner in East Bay and from here you can walk to one of Traverse City’s public elementary schools, which is right next to Central High School, all in the backyard of our local community college.

When hunger strikes on the east side, Campus Plaza is here and ready to fill you up with bagels, barbecue, pizza, or Thai food.

Recreational opportunities abound at Traverse City’s Civic Center, home to a well-maintained bike and footpath, baseball fields, an indoor ice rink, and an awesome outdoor skate park.

Popular East Bay attractions include:

  • North Western Michigan College
  • The Denos Museum
  • Traverse City Civic Center
  • Bubbie’s Bagels
  • The Omelet Shoppe
  • Dickey’s Barbeque
  • That’sa Pizza
  • Benjamin Twiggs
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Thai Cafe
  • Bardon’s Wonder Freeze
  • Cuppa Joe

Slabtown is in the Traverse City Area Public School District and the closest public schools are:

According to data from the Traverse City Area Associaton of Realtors, 28 homes were sold in East Bay in the past 12 months with an average sales price of $262,436 and average days on market of 78.

Traverse City’s East Side has so much to offer and we’d love to talk with you about why people who live near the water are the happiest people on earth, contact Blue Lakes Real Estate Group today.