There’s no place like the South Shore. Wake up to sunrises gilding a lake’s calm surface and fall asleep to the murmur of wind on water. Spend your day’s hiking, camping, fishing, and kayaking. Meet friendly, like-minded folk who appreciate the simple life just as much as you do.
Located in Wisconsin’s northern edge on the southern shore of Lake Superior (hence the name), the region consists of the Bayfield-Washburn-Apostle Islands- Ashland areas. Famed for its scenic beauty, this stretch of coast along the largest of the Great Lakes is a dream destination for outdoor lovers.
An emerging art scene and a vibrant culinary landscape also make it a draw for those who have a taste for the finer things. With so many year-round attractions and warm, welcoming communities, the South Shore isn’t just a vacation spot – it’s a place where you can set down roots.
Real Estate in South Shore
Those who want to live here can choose from an array of single-family homes, condos, and apartments. The variety of housing options gives you a lot of freedom and flexibility. Downsize to a maintenance-free condo or trade up to a waterfront home – the choice is yours.
Most single-family homes have three to four bedrooms. Hardwood floors and built-ins are common features.
Apartment communities often have spacious decks, while condo buildings offer a host of amenities to make your day-to-day life more enjoyable.
Wooded lots and waterfront land may also be purchased – choose the perfect site for your home and have one built to your tastes.
For more information on South Shore real estate, call us, Reed Realty, at 715-779- 5000 or send an email to Agent(at)ReedRealty(dotted)net.
Attractions and Amenities in South Shore
- Lake Superior – This freshwater lake is every angler’s dream. Fish the lake and its streams and tributaries for perch, trout, salmon, and smallmouth bass. Bring a boat or hire a fishing charter. Go swimming and scuba diving, or go for a stroll along the lake’s pristine shores.
- Apostle Islands National Lakeshore – Explore the 22 islands that make up this South Shore destination. The mainland boasts an immaculate shoreline, overhanging cliffs, and the famed ice caves. Other mainland highlights include Meyers Beach and Little Sand Bay. Camp out for the weekend or go on a cruise to see the historic lighthouses and sunken ships that make this place so magical.
- Bayfield – Shop for one-of-a-kind trinkets, book a table at a popular restaurant or attend an art festival in this wonderful city. The local dining scene is gaining momentum, with restaurants like Wild Rice serving delectable Upper Midwest dishes.
The city is also known for its bountiful orchards. Come here in the spring or fall. Go berry picking at the farms or buy fresh produce and artisanal
goods like homemade jams.
- Madeline Island – Take the ferry to Madeline Island, the largest and southernmost island in the Apostle group of islands. Go on a walking tour of LaPointe’s historic sites, visit the local museum, and hit the bars and restaurants. Spend a quiet afternoon swimming and beachcombing at Big Bay State Park, where you’ll find stunning sandstone bluffs and caves.