Leland is a lovely, four season community in which to live or visit. Located between the shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Leelanau, Leland's pristine beaches, hiking and ski trails, shops, restaurants, thriving art culture and exemplatory public school create a small town paradise! There are many beautifully appointed lodging options, including: waterfront lodging, elegant bed & breakfasts, cabins, cottages and rental homes. Or if you are planning to make your home in Leland, the following professionals have the local knowledge and experience to assist you.
Whether you are planning a romantic getaway for two or a family vacation, the Whaleback Inn is for you. The Whaleback Inn is so named because we sit at the base of the Whaleback Sand Dune, situated on a hill overlooking Lake Leelanau for spectacular year round views. Among the five wooded acres are fourteen well appointed lakeview rooms, a free standing cottage and three cottage suites with fireplaces, deluxe king whirlpool room, and a private sundeck and dock on Lake Leelanau. One mile south of Leland on M-22.
Nightly or weekly reservations welcome!
Open year round.
Now two office locations:
• 203 N Main Street, Leland, MI 49654
• 101 S Cedar Street, Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Tim began his real estate career in 2002 and is Broker/Owner for Schaub Team Premier Realty. Over the years he has handled a wide variety of Real Estate transactions including having sold the largest transaction on North Lake Leelanau, over $4 million.
Schaub Team is the #1 Real Estate team in Leelanau County and has sold over $225,000,000. Tim has consistently been one of the top Realtors in the Leland area.
Tim is a lifetime resident of Leelanau County and he feels very fortunate to live and work in this beautiful area. His knowledge and history of Leelanau County helps him to assist his clients with their Real Estate decisions.
Contact Tim today if you are looking to buy or sell in Leelanau County!
Mark is a lifelong resident and a fourth generation native of Leland. He has been a Realtor® for nearly 20 years and manager of the Leland office of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors for the past 10 years. He has been a consistent multi-million dollar producer every year. Mark is a graduate of the Graduate Realtors® Institute.
As a local area expert with knowledge of the communities, Mark’s objective is to work diligently to assist buyers and sellers in meeting their real estate goals. He prides himself on the needs of his clients and the honesty that all customers want and deserve.
Mark also owns and operates Leland Rentals, which represents vacation rental properties in and around the village of Leland.
Venture Properties specializes in selling Leelanau County waterfront—having involvement in the most Lake Michigan transactions in Leland and Leelanau Townships, selling over 10,000 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline in the county—the most of any independent brokerage. The company was founded in 1980 by managing broker, Perry Pentiuk. (L-R: Perry Pentiuk, Kimberly Bork, Hillary Voight, Powell Smith)
• Team includes longtime residents of Leelanau County and a Leland native
• 2019—$2.35MM sale on Northport Bay
• 2018—largest residential Lake Michigan sale ($2.7MM)
• Largest sale on N Lake Leelanau ($5.3MM)
• 2016, 2017 & 2018—sold the most waterfront properties on Lake Leelanau and Lake Michigan in Leelanau County
• Involved in the most million-plus sales of any brokerage in the entire MLS
• #1 independent brokerage in Leelanau County 2014, 2015, 2017 & 2018
Buying or selling? Contact Venture Properties, we're excited to talk with you.
Full service real estate agent handling second home, residential and commercial properties. Located upstairs at 113 N, Main Street in Leland.
Your Neighbor...Your Real Estate Partner
Contact John Watkins at 231-256-2904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Close to Leland, yet tucked away on a private country estate, "Leelanau’s 'Grand Lady" is an elegant, modern take on the classic romantic country Inn. Each spacious, well-appointed guest room has its own private bath, air conditioning and free wifi.
Fresh, gourmet breakfast is prepared daily with local and organic ingredients, with an emphasis on wellness, whole foods and refined taste.
Open all year!
Come and experience an up-north getaway. Whether you are looking for fun accommodations for your family vacation or a quiet setting for a corporate retreat, the lodge is for you. Both elegant and comfortable, we offer 18 rooms and 3 cottages for your stay just a few blocks from downtown Leland.
We are located within walking distance from beaches on both Lake Leelanau and Lake Michigan, a golf course, Historic Fishtown and scenic M-22. We offer lodging and so much more. Our in-house restaurant Bogey’s 19th Hole offers an upscale pub style menu with numerous locally sourced food options, local craft beers on tap and local wines. Choose from indoor and outdoor seating. We also offer a beautiful banquet space, Wine Bar and Courtyard for weddings, parties, community meetings and so much more. Food, lodging, Cheer! Open year-round.
Falling Waters Lodge is a one-of-a-kind, Northern Michigan icon. Ideally situated for beauty and convenience on the river in Leland's Fishtown, the Lodge offers spectacular views of Leland's 'waterfalls', Leland River, Lake Michigan and Fishtown. You will enjoy direct access to beautiful Lake Michigan beaches, and we're just steps away from shopping, restaurants, the Harbor, charter fishing, and the Manitou Islands’ ferry. Leland is a great “walking around” town. Spend a leisurely day exploring the unique shops, galleries, and the Historical Museum. Our location is also close to local wineries, historical sites, all Leland activities and the nearby Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. We offer 12 choice rooms and 9 suites with kitchens, and views overlooking the water. All guest rooms and suites are smoke-free. Breakfast is available during peak season, mid June until Labor Day. Call today to make your reservations!
Open April through November!
Carolyn Telgard is a Leland native and a licensed architect turned Realtor. Her experience in commercial and residential construction as well as detailed knowledge of the local real estate market, provides her clients with a unique level of expertise. She is passionate about Leelanau County real estate and will be your biggest ally; whether you are buying or selling, new to the market, or a longtime local.
Let Carolyn be YOUR Northern Michigan Realtor!
Enjoy our beautiful new river view home conveniently located on South Main Street offering the ability to walk to all Leland has to offer and only 50 feet from Leland River frontage allowing access to River and Lake Leelanau.
• Main Residence: 3 bedroom, 3.5 baths, beautiful kitchen, living room with fireplace, dining room with access to patio with gas grill, air conditioned, generator
• Guest Suite: Separate and private entrance, king bed, living space with TV, coffee and juice bar, large bath, air conditioned, perfect for couple.
• Both available peak weeks and year round
Located in the Heart of Leelanau County, where North and South Lake Leelanau connect…On the corner of M-204 and County Road 643 in the town of Lake Leelanau.
Our rentals include four rustic cabins with boat slips. A laundry facility, fish cleaning station, and bait and tackle shop are located onsite. The resort is within walking distance to boat launches, grocery store, restaurants, distillery, resale shops, winery, churches and coffee shop! Also, within 5 miles are Lake Michigan and Lake Leelanau beaches, Lake Leelanau charter fishing, casino, gas station, restaurants and Historic Fishtown.
Come relax, explore, fish, and make Leelanau Peninsula memories!
If living on a lake in one of the most beautiful places in America is something you’ve always wanted, or perhaps, opening a business in a town that’s in a highly sought after destination, you need to talk with Tom Alflen. Tom has spent his life participating in his families' Leelanau Legacy at the family cottage on Lake Leelanau. His love and knowledge of this lake and the surrounding area is evident in how he caters to his buyers and sellers. Tom is well-versed in virtually every type of real estate transaction, including: waterfront, development land, recreational & timberlands, homes, commercial buildings and more. So, whether you’re looking to buy or sell your Leelanau county slice of heaven, Tom will put his decades of knowledge and real estate experience to work for you.
Call Tom to schedule a complimentary get acquainted lunch meeting today.
This stylish lakefront Inn enjoys stunning Lake Michigan views from every suite, a private beach and warm hospitality. Packages: including dining, lodging and wine tours. Just one mile to casino and wineries. Also enjoy our full-service waterfront restaurant featuring creative cuisine, cocktails, a lively atmosphere, great wine, friendly fare, and all your favorite libations. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Let us host your waterfront wedding or event, including catering. Try our wine tasting and sight-seeing adventures or enjoy luxury transportation for wine and microbrewery tours, and events.
Located on beautiful Suttons Bay.
Call us to make your reservations!
Enjoy your vacation in this beautiful Leland River Townhouse – spacious and fully-equipped, 2-bedroom, and 2-bathroom. Featuring incredible river views, a great kitchen with island, queen in master bedroom and two twins in upstairs bedroom, futon/couch in living room, family room and washer/dryer.
You'll love the large wrap around deck, and dock with a boat slip on the Leland River, allowing direct access to Lake Leelanau.
From a stone's throw to a short walk, you'll find great beaches, dining, art galleries, shopping, water-sports, and entertainment in downtown Leland and Fishtown.
Available year round: Weekly from May-October and Monthly from November-April.
Since 1902, The Riverside Inn has welcomed guests to it’s doors, whether it's to dine with us for a few hours or stay a few days. Nestled on the banks of the Leland River, The Riverside Inn graces the site with its historic grandeur. The second floor has four uniquely appointed guest rooms, with the old world feel of Leelanau County. The Inn rooms feature views of the Leland River, and are within walking distance to shopping, beaches, historic Fishtown and transport to the Manitou Islands. Air conditioned. Complimentary continental breakfast. WiFi.
Open year round!
The Jolli-Lodge is a Lake Michigan beach resort with family friendly accommodations, including rooms and cottages by the night and week. We offer complimentary kayaks and paddle boards, along with a playground, shuffleboard and room to explore. With over 700 feet of lake frontage, there is a petoskey stone for everyone. We are close to Fishtown, restaurants, wineries, bike trails and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Come join us for a spectacular sunset!
Open spring, summer and fall.
Located just 3 miles south of Leland