Catfish Lake

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   Catfish Lake is on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes. It is a shallow 978 acre public lake that is a 16 minute round trip drive from Eagle River. The water is murky. All lake homes and lots for sale on this lake are listed below.

Catfish Lake Data:

  • Closest Town:  Eagle River
  • Distance from Town:  8 minutes
  • Clarity:  5.6 Feet
  • Lake Access:  Public
  • Lake Size:  978 Acres
  • Lake Type:  Drainage
  • Avg Depth:  12 Feet
  • Max Depth:  30 Feet


Listing information provided by Listing Office via Greater Northwoods MLS -

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   SHADES OF YESTERYEAR - Quite possibly the most well-known property on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, this grand estate was built in 1926 by a prominent political figure and has retained all of its pride and glory through today. Over 4,700 square feet of living on the main level, a second story and full basement, 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms, all of this and approximately 2,000 feet of frontage on Catfish Lake and 7+ acres make this the most desirable real estate on the Chain of Lakes. There is also a large wet boathouse with upstairs rec room, a 2 bedroom guest house, and servant's quarters. There are new septics, new roofs, and updated electrical and heating systems in the main home. See documents for more details. 8752
  • Price:$4,900,000
  • Finished Sq Ft:7464
  • Eagle River / 8 mins

   PRICE REDUCED!! Here is your chance to own one of the more desirable properties on Catfish Lake!! This historical property has been in the same family for over 35 years. The owner was a professional decorator and it shows in every room of this wonderful property. The large kitchen has its own wood burning fireplace and cabinets with stained glass doors depicting area wild flowers--gorgeous! The heavily wooded lot is beautifully landscaped and has one of those "Catfish Lake" wet boat houses and a lake side gazebo. There is a two car detached garage with private sleeping quarters on either side--each with it's own full bath. The main house has 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths and is handicapped accessible. Other amenities include a dock, boat lift, sun deck and a working tram operated from inside the home.
  • Price:$725,000
  • Finished Sq Ft:2000
  • Eagle River / 8 mins

    CATFISH LAKE CEDAR HOME - A very special 5BR, 4BA, 3200 sq. ft. cedar sided home that captures you with cathedral ceilings, wood tile floors, oak cabinets and a fieldstone gas fireplace. You'll love the large trapezoid windows in the great room that overlook the large deck facing the lake. It truly offers spectacular views. Also featured is a large loft area for your choice of use that overlooks the great room. Of course all the amenities are present - a blacktopped drive, 2-car attached garage and a large, fully finished walkout basement and full bath. The kitchen features brushed stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. So much to see here so don't delay.
  • Price:$ 575,000
  • Finished Square Ft: 3,219
  • Eagle River / 8 mins

   CATFISH LAKE LOT & CABIN - Rare opportunity to watch your Northwoods dream home be built before your very eyes. Completely renovated cabin at the water's edge with Western exposure on Catfish Lake part of the 28 LAKE Eagle River/Three Lakes chain AND a prime building site perked for a 4 bedroom lake home. Monitor the progress of your new home and still be able to enjoy all the beauty and recreational opportunities the area has to offer. Sand swimming frontage, permanent pier and wooded 1.19 acre lot with 125' of frontage.
  • Price:$498,000
  • Finished Sq Ft:1,080
  • Eagle River / 8 mins

   Here is an incredible opportunity to own a completely remodeled Northwoods home on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes. The beautiful chain is made up of ten lakes. This home is located on Catfish Lake w/180' of level ftg that faces East to enjoy the morning sunrises. Situated on over an acre, the home is positioned close to the water for spectacular lake views. As you enter the home you notice an open concept floor plan w/solid oak floors & tile throughout as well as knotty pine walls, vaulted ceilings & six panel doors. Rich maple cabinets provide plenty of storage in the KT & new stainless steel appliances are included. DR has gorgeous built-in cabinets. From the sizable MBR you can access the perfect sunroom for relaxing w/your morning cup of coffee. There is a 2nd bedroom, a bathroom w/separate shower & tub, plus a washer & dryer hookup. Make an appointment to see this Northwoods home & start enjoying fishing, boating, waterskiing, swimming or just relaxing!
  • Price:$349,800
  • Finished Sq Ft:1,170
  • Eagle River / 8 mins

   CATFISH LAKE COTTAGE-CONDO, easterly facing - If you are looking for a year round 3 bd/1 full bath year round property with level, 100' +- of ripple sand frontage, 2 permanent piers, beautiful north woods pine interior with cathedral wood ceilings, walls of windows looking out to a million dollar view, extra bonus rooms for sleeping, all for under $250,000? THIS PROPERTY IS FOR YOU! Cabin was remodeled with some newer updates. The fireplace a ready to have a gas insert installed for those cold evenings to keep you warm and cozy! Enjoy the summers and the winters situated close to all the Eagle River amenities. There is room for a garage. It is a condo association by definition but there are no condo fees or condo guidelines. 8607
  • Price:$245,000
  • Finished Sq Ft:1474
  • Eagle River / 8 mins

   Bank owned Catfish Lake property. This vacant parcel is located on the highly coveted Eagle River chain of lakes. Catfish Lake is one of the most popular waterways in the Northwoods. Located on the Northeast shore, your opportunities are extensive. Invest for the future with a retirement building site or invest for the present by building today. The ever popular sandbar is a short distance away, marina access is just under the bridge, and restaurant and taverns are scattered throughout the chain. There are two other vacant lots next to this one currently for sale. Check them ALL out when you visit! This parcel has 209 front feet with several clearings for a building site. 8811

   Big, private frontage on Big water! Here's a thoroughfare lot on the pretty, 2000 foot connection between Catfish and Cranberry Lakes on the Eagle River/Three Lakes Chain of Lakes. It is well wooded wit large pines and hardwoods and has 395 feet of sandy frontage (per Seller) along the wide channel which opens into Catfish Lake about 700 feet away. Enjoy world class fishing (yes, Muskies!) and all-day boating on nearly 4000 acres of the Eagle River Chain of Lakes and 7,600 acres more in the connecting Three Lakes Chain; the "largest inland chain of lakes in the world." The wooded lot has 5.92 acres of a varied mix of high ground with some lowland to maximize privacy. It is just minutes to the shopping and entertainment in the Town of Eagle River and the Catfish Lake snowmobile trail connects to the entire Wisconsin trail systems. Priced well below the assessed value, this big lot is a great bargain. Come take a look!

   If you are ready to buy a Northern Wisconsin lake property, I would love to be your agent. Every buyer is looking for something a little different and I take pride in finding the right properties at the right price that meet YOUR criteria. The ultimate goal is to make the buying process smooth and enjoyable for you and your family. You can tell from this website that my focus is providing you with all of the facts to consider when buying a property. Allow me to apply my knowledge of the area lakes and the current real estate market to your "wish list" and help you find your Northwoods oasis.