Located just West of Downtown Traverse City, Slabtown is a thriving Northern Michigan community offering numerous amenities for its residents. It was originally founded in the 1800s by our area’s sawmill workers who used scraps from the mill, known as “slabs” to build their homes in this area.
With close, walkable proximity to public beaches, hiking trails, parks, and Munson Medical Center, the Slabtown Neighborhoods are prized not only for their location but also for their larger lot sizes. Existing outside of downtown also allows for easier commutes outside of the busy downtown traffic patterns. Slabtown’s Wayne Hill provides gorgeous and expansive views of the town and of West Grand Traverse Bay.
Popular Slabtown attractions include:
- Sleder’s Tavern
- The Dairy Lodge
- Slabtown Burgers
- Honest Eyes Optical
- Impress Salon & Spa
- Hickory Hills Recreation Area
- Wags West Dog Park
- Tennis & Pickleball Courts
Slabtown is in the Traverse City Area Public School District and the closest public schools are:
- Willow Hill Elementary
- West Middle School
- West High School: Winner- Best High Schools 2020, U.S. News & World Report
According to data from the Traverse City Area Associaton of Realtors, 27 homes were sold in Slabtown in the past 12 months with an average sales price of $418,500 and average days on market of 95.
For a detailed Slabtown market report or list of currently available homes in Traverse City, contact Blue Lakes Real Estate Group today.