Sylvan Lake, Michigan is a small city in central Oakland County. The city is less then 1 square mile in total area, and 34% of that is water. The most recent census has Sylvan Lakes population just over 1,700 people, in about 800 households. Sylvan Lake is bordered on the North by Waterford, on the West by West Bloomfield, on the South by Orchard Lake, and on the East by Pontiac.
The lake is located in the northwest portion of the city and connects to Otter Lake, all residents of the city have privileges on the lake.
The city of Sylvan Lake has its own police department and is protected under the West Bloomfield Fire Department.
There are two school districts serving Sylvan Lake, West Bloomfield & Pontiac. However, all of Sylvan Lake has West Bloomfield school of choice.
Sylvan Lake taxes range from 43-66 mils depending on your location and situation.
West Bloomfield Schools = 43 Mils for Principal Residence, 61 Mils for Non Principal
Pontiac Schools = 52 Mils for Principal Residence, 66 Mils for Non Principal
This means you will pay $43-$66 per $1000 of taxable value.
For more information on how property taxes work in Michigan please reference my blog post —> How Do Property Taxes Work in Michigan
More information on the city can be found at www.sylvanlake.org
Sylvan Lake Real Estate
Sylvan Lake homes range in price from $100,000 all the way up to $1,000,000. The average sold price last year was $225,000 or $136/SqFt. Sylvan Lake consists mostly of residential single family homes, with a good handful of lakefront properties as well. Use the button below to view homes for sale (or exclusively lakefront homes for sale) or scroll to the bottom of the page to view all Sylvan Lake real estate.