Big Sand Lake
    Eagle River - 33 minutes
Clarity: 9.7 ft Avg Depth: 16 ft Max Depth: 65 ft Size: 1,427 Acres Type: Drainage Access: Public
   Big Sand Lake is a big lake outside of Phelps. The water is clear and deep and it is a popular local fishing lake. Big Sand Lake is an isolated lake and that keeps it quiet.
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   Where does a top Chicago politician of the early 1900's 'getaway' from the hustle & bustle and, eventually, the subpoenas of the city? To his home on the most gorgeous piece of lake property he could find! Built in 1927, this mansion was designed for entertaining and has been lovingly restored to the grandeur of its past. Carefully chosen materials and quality workmanship make this truly an exquisite home. The expansive living area and game room offer plenty of space for entertaining while sitting areas offer breaks from the action. Direct access to the full-length terrace from the living room speaks to a casual lifestyle of indoor/outdoor living with stunning views of the lake everywhere you look! The gazebo appears to float at the shore and a step into the boathouse transports you to a bygone era. There are plenty of bedrooms for large groups & the 'honeymoon cottage' when more privacy is desired. This home defies description, it's truly magnificant!
  • Price: $1,850,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 6368
  • Eagle River/33 mins

   This ADORABLE home on the shores of Big Sand Lake would like to become your Northwoods retreat or your year-round sanctuary! Throw a line into one of the BEST fishing lakes of the Northwoods or relax on the deck or pier with a beverage and let the world move on without you for a bit. The home has everything you need and enough room to share with family or friends. Beautiful Hickory floors span the kitchen and living room area. The bedroom and bathroom in the walkout basement offer the perfect amount of privacy for guests. The gardens are lovely and if you're so inclined, there's room to expand! The 2-car garage and the shed by the water allow you plenty of vehicle and gardening/yard tool storage space This serene, peaceful location is sure to keep your blood pressure down and the corners of your mouth, up. Enjoy lake life in summer and all the other activities the Northwoods has to offer in winter. Call today and make this fine Phelps home your own!
  • Price: $274,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 1200
  • Eagle River/33 mins



   A point of land offering gorgeous views of Big Sand Lake, acres of wooded bliss buffering you from the world and a history rich in stories and legend create the perfect foundation for a family legacy. Dreaming of summer days with kids and/or grandkids running and laughing as they run down the pier and jump in the water? Maybe you dream of a small cabin nestled in acres of trees with no visible neighbors, paths to meander, and blue or stormy skies above you. Maybe your dream has a little of both. This gorgeous property, 70+ acres, offers unlimited possibilities! Living on 1,427 acre Big Sand Lake puts you on one of the best fishing lakes in Northern WI and in the heart of year-round recreational activities such as hiking, snowmobiling, ATVing and more. Buy the lot, then build a home that suits your dreams and your lifestyle and let the Northwoods work its magic on you.
  • Price: $585,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 77
  • Eagle River/33 mins

   Here's your chance to own your own little piece of Heaven in the Northwoods. Highly sought after, 5 acre wooded parcel in the private Poh Wah Gom Passage. 265 feet of perfect frontage on beautiful Sand Lake. Parcel is wooded and perfectly sloped for a scenic walkout basement to enjoy the waterfront. Don't wait, these lots don't come available often. 9889

All listing information provided by Listing Office via Greater Northwoods MLS

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Size Shoreline Clarity Water Color
1,427 Acres 8.5 Miles Clear Blue Green
Max Depth Average Depth Lake Access Lake Type
65 Ft 16 Ft Public Drainage
Fishing Fish Species Bottom Material Boat Activity
Average Variety Mostly Sand Average
Lake Restrictions Public Launch Noise Level Lake Grade
Fishing Yes Quiet Top 150


High Speed Internet Natural Gas Cell Coverage Home Density
No Yes Spotty Average
Township School District Tax Rate / $1000 Rentals on Lake
Phelps Phelps $12.40 Yes


Closest Towns: Distance to Town:
Land O'Lakes25 mins
Eagle River30 mins
Nearby Grocery Stores: Distance:
Pick 'n Save30 mins
Trig's33 mins
Roads Around Lake: Closest Hospital:
Average Eagle River / 30 mins
Nearby Biking/Walking/Skiing Trails:
No nearby trails.
Nearby Paddling Routes:
No nearby trails but Big Sand is a nice lake to paddle.
Nearby ATV Trails:
The Landover ATV Club Trails run just to the south of the lake. It is a vast network of ATV trails that connect Eagle River to Upper Michigan. There are a variety of riding options ranging from paved roads to trails through the national forests. By far the largest ATV trail network in Vilas County.
Nearby Snowmobile Trails:
The Phelps Snowmobile Club trails can be accessed to the north of the lake. They maintain over 40 miles of trails from Lac Vieux Desert to North Twin Lake.
Nearby State Areas:
Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest