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Grand Lake Luxury Homes

Now might be a good time in your life to buy your very own Grand Lake Luxury Home. Interest rates are low, stocks are back, for most the economy is pretty good—why not enjoy some of the fruits of your labor by investing in a Grand Lake gated community home or a Grand Lake luxury waterfront home. It can be a good investment of your money as prices have not risen on Grand Lake since the Great Recession, you can still make an excellent buy. It will also be a grand investment in your family as your build memories enjoying times together at your own Grand Lake waterfront or gated community home.

We have several to choose from to fit many different budgets and size needs. Our Grand Lake Team sells the entire Grand Lake area and has access to all Grand Lake MLS listings. We know the area and can make your search easier, less stressful, more enjoyable and help you make a good financial investment in an area you will both enjoy and give you a good investment.

Let me tell you about just a couple of the homes. One good value in a Grove, OK on Grand Lake gated community home is this Craftsman Style home in Melody Point. This fine home was professionally designed and decorated. It has two living areas, three bedrooms, three and a half baths, a nice open kitchen, dining, living area, and a wonderful front covered porch to enjoy many hours on. It comes with a 34′ boat slip in the community docks that you own. You will enjoy the community swimming pool and picnic area and the Melody Point clubhouse. This home shows like new in a wonderful setting and is priced at $350,000. You will fall for this home when you see it.

For the big family a Grand Lake Luxury Waterfront home in Patricia Island might be your choice. This home has all the bells and whistles you expect in a Grand Lake Luxury Home with 4126 square feet m/l and four bedrooms, four and one half baths and a flex room that could also be used for sleeping with terrific views of Grand Lake looking toward Monkey Island. There is a permitted 46′ boat slip on the property that is not included in price but can be bought or you can add your own dock up to this size with the permit. You will really appreciate the tree lined curved drive to home and the beautiful landscaping. This home can be yours for $849,000.

We have many others as stated with prices both above and below the two listed above. Call Joe Neill at 918 640-3300 or Dakota Hadley at 918 323-2169 and let’s get started finding your dream home on Grand Lake today. We are the Grand Lake Team at RE/MAX Grand Lake in Grove, OK on Grand Lake.Joe Neill Grand Lake Team

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Grand Lake Luxury Waterfront Homes–Good Selection Time to Buy if You Have Been Wanting a Grand Lake Luxury Home

If you have been thinking of buying a Grand Lake Luxury Waterfront Home, now is a great time to be buying. I just looked on the Grand Lake MLS and there are 55 Grand Lake Luxury Homes $700,000 and above listed. This is an oversupply in this price point for our market. Some homes are priced on the money and may not come down but most are priced too high for this market and not getting sold. I think this might be a time that one could make an offer and maybe get $50,000-100,000  and on some maybe $200,000 off asking price.

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This would be a great savings to the buyer plus with so many to choose from there is surely one that will just fit your dreams.

Our team knows Grand Lake and the Grand Lake MLS listings. We appreciate buyers in all price points but we also know the luxury market and know that people in this price point can be very busy in their every day life and many times need more help weeding out the homes that fit their needs. We are happy to do this and will work hard to find you just the right place for your Grand Lake Luxury Waterfront home.

I would suggest looking at homes in The Chateaus on Monkey Island, one of Grand Lake’s premier gated communities and one of two that has 24 hour/7 day a week security guard service. The Chateaus are located just off the Shangri La Country Club and also have wonderful lakeviews and owned waterfront. It is a special place.

The Coves on South Grand Lake is another gated community with 24 hour/7 day week security service. There are also several Grand Lake Luxury Waterfront homes here to choose from. The Coves are located on South Grand lake and have a golf course, pool, and several other amenities. It is also a pretty setting.

If you would like to be close to shopping, health care, churches and civic clubs, then Grove is a great place to be. Patricia Island Estates has a couple Luxury Waterfront homes to pick from with golf just across the street. There are other upscale luxury small home additions with Luxury Waterfront homes in Grove to choose from.

Whatever your taste and location desire, now is a great time to have many homes to choose from and to possibly get one great deal in price. Call The Grand Lake Team at RE/MAX Grand Lake to get started with your search. Call Joe Is All You Need to Know!, 918 640-3300 or




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Country Home with Hunting, Cattle Grazing, Swimming, Horse Back Riding, 4 Wheeling—Grove, OK Fun Ranch–Great Place To Raise A Family

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You will enjoy the 4 stall horse barn with a stall for tack and feed, and hay storage. There is a large barn for hay and your tractor. You will enjoy the garden space, fruit trees, and pretty views from your country home. The land has productive hay meadow, valley cattle grazing, two springs feeding a small creek and plenty of timber on the back part of the property to enjoy deer hunting and other nature activities. You will enjoy 4 wheeling or horse back riding thru the varied hills and valleys as well as the flat land on this unique and very pretty place.

Grove, Oklahoma offers shopping, churches, civic clubs, employment opportunities, health care, and just about all anyone could want out of life. Jay, Oklahoma to the south offers small country town setting unique in it’s own way. Both cities offer good schools. You will be ten minutes from Grand Lake if you decide to go boating or fishing in the lake. You truly can have it all at this country ranch home.

This home offers the kind of life you will enjoy raising your family in or perhaps you seek a place to retire where grown family can visit and want to come see you with all the activities to be at hand. Your days will be filled with diverse enjoyment year around.

Call Joe Is All You Need To Know—918 640-3300 or to find out more about this exciting beautiful place in the world that you could call home. Joe is a broker associate with RE/MAX Grand Lake in Grove, OK.

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Grand Lake Waterfront Luxury Home on Patricia Island Grove, OK

If you would like to own a Grand Lake Waterfront Luxury home than you should see our Patricia Island waterfront home we have listed. Patricia Island is Grove, OK’s finest golf and lake subdivision and Grove is the largest city on Grand Lake. You will love this home for a retirement home with plenty of room for all kids to come stay vacations and holidays at the lake or for a Grand Lake weekend retreat with room for family and friends.



This Grand Lake Luxury Waterfront home has five bedrooms/five baths with 2 living areas, 2 dining areas, plus an upstairs open area for office, game spot, or third living space. You will enjoy the best sunsets on Grand Lake. The master bedroom is on the first level of home and is a luxury en-suite with dressing area, large bath, and open views of Grand Lake. The three car garage also has an office, workout room, or workshop room too. The home has an automatic bug be gone system and central vac. The mature trees, wonderful landscaping and long curved drive into the home give it true estate luxury appeal. Owners have a 46′ boat dock but plan to take it with them but no problem keeping permit for about any boat size you may want. The lot also has a retaining wall on water side and an iron fence around backyard. You can also enjoy the Patricia Island Golf Club with it’s course just across the way from the front. This is a true luxury waterfront home where you can enjoy the lake and golf lifestyle.

If a Grand Lake Waterfront Luxury home is in your sights you for sure need to see this home, Grand Lake MLS 14-669. Contact The Grand Lake Team at RE/MAX Grand Lake in Grove for more information. Joe at 918 640-3300 or We hope to hear from you soon.

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Life in Your Own Waterfront Home on Grand Lake

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There is nothing like a warm sunset to get you unwound after a long day at work or play. You too, could be enjoying beautiful sunsets like the one above if you had your own waterfront home on Grand Lake in NE Oklahoma. There is just something so relaxing and peaceful to enjoy every nature scape from your waterfront home on Grand Lake. No matter the season or the day you will enjoy the view out your window. Grand Lake offers so many opportunities for your second home or primary home. You will enjoy a second home on Grand Lake in so many ways or perhaps you are ready to live full time in your own oasis waterfront home on Grand Lake.

You too can enjoy the good life in a waterfront home on Grand Lake. Prices are still steady with the past 4 years, interest rates are still low, selection is good, why would you wait to start enjoying life on Grand Lake.

For information and help in finding your Grand Lake waterfront home for sale call the Grand Lake Team at RE/MAX Grand Lake in Grove, Oklahoma. Call Joe is all you need to know at 918 640-3300 or Get ready to enjoy life and beautiful sunsets at no extra charge.

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Waterfront Homes on Grand Lake

People came and enjoyed 4 near perfect days on Grand Lake during the recent July 4th holiday. It had to be one of the best holiday periods on Grand Lake ever. The people are now back home but dreaming of owning their own waterfront home on Grand Lake. Our web traffic has about doubled with the number of pages viewed up at least four times normal. The phone is ringing and people are sitting up appointments to look at Grand Lake waterfront homes.

Now may be the best time during your life to buy a Grand Lake waterfront home. Our prices have not started up yet but if like most economic cycles we usually start up about 6-12 months after the large cities. Everything we read about city real estate is prices up 10-30% depending upon the region and how much they went down during the crunch years we have just seen. Interest rates are still low by any gauge you want to use but we all know they are trying to go up. Thus if both interest rates and home prices appear to be headed up in the next 6-12 months why not buy now and get a truly good economic investment as well as a great investment in family and friends to enjoy a lake home with.

We have several Grand Lake waterfront homes listed and there are more on the Grand Lake MLS. Contact Joe Neill at RE/MAX Grand Lake to find out what good deals are here to be had. Joe can be reached at 918 640-3300 or

One good buy is a 6 bedroom/3 bath/ 3 stall garage Grove waterfront home with living areas on each of the two floors. The lower level even has a grand old time bar setup. You will just love this room. The home sits on 1.2 acres in a park like private setting but only 3 minutes from downtown Grove. The water in the cove is deep. This is a home for all your friends and relatives to enjoy. Grand Lake MLS 13-1242 listed at $379,000 for a 3874 square foot per county records.  Who knows, we might even get a good discount from owner with a reasonable offer. Don’t let the deals of a lifetime pass you by. Contact Joe today.Wildwood 046 Wildwood 050 Wildwood 051 Chris White 002 Chris White 020 Chris White 026

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Grand Lake Gated Communities – A Great Way To Own A Vacation Home on the Lake

Many people when thinking Grand Lake vacation homes immediately think Grand Lake gated communities. Gated Communities on Grand Lake offer increased security, lawn care, common amenities such as swimming pools and club houses, and a planned beautiful setting that says relax and have fun. The area of the lake that immediately comes to mind for the most gated communities is Monkey Island where you find gated favorites such as Newport Village, Brighton Bay, St. Andrews, Beacon Hill, White Chapel, Jack’s Hideaway, Shangri La Estates, The Chateaus, Silver Key, and others. All these gated communities are great choices but today I want to tell you about another gated community that often goes unnoticed.

Melody Point, is a Gated Community just five minutes from downtown Grove, Oklahoma but in a quiet and pretty setting. Melody Point offers another great option for a vacation home on Grand Lake. It offers craftsman lodge type home designs in a planned community. There is a community room for neighborhood get to gathers or family reunions, a swimming pool, hot tub, picnic and barbecue area to enjoy as well.

We have listed Grand Lake MLS 13-757 is a very upscale home with 3 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half baths, 2 living areas, and large garage. The home has 12′ ceilings in the main living area, heavy crown moldings, designer kitchen with beautiful cabinets with a lavish tile backsplash, and granite countertops. The massive stone fireplace sets the mood for the open living, dining, kitchen. You will spend hours on the large covered deck overlooking a beautiful pond and treed landscape. A short walk or golf cart ride away is your owned 12′ x 34′ boat slip in the community near new boat docks. This home is priced right for all the elegant finishes it offers in such a nice setting at $370,000.

Melody Point is a much newer Grand Lake gated community than most of the Monkey Island areas and offers high quality construction homes. Melody Point should be on your list of gated communities to see.

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Buffalo Shores South Elegant 4 BR/3 Bath Home at Sale Price of Only $269,850

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If you are a bargain hunter like me and want to save money at every step in life you take but still want the finest in everything you need to listen up and take a look at this Buffalo Shores South elegant near new looking Grove, OK home with many fine extra features.

If you act now you will still get in on the record low interest rates that want to start up soon, you will also get a home “On Sale” at a just unheard of price of $269,850 for the quality and size of this home.

This home has an open floor plan which includes 4 bedroom, 3 baths, gas fireplace, 3 cm granite in kitchen & bathrooms, custom cabinets, real wood floors, 2×6 walls,  huge front porch, fenced back yard, 3 car garage, alarm system, sprinkler system all in a 2654 square foot package. You will love the high ceilings, 8′ doors, and heavy crown moldings. The rooms are all large sized. Every touch in this home both interior and exterior says I am a fine, elegant, upgraded, custom featured home that needs a new owner.

If you are looking for a Grove, OK family home or a Grove/Grand Lake retirement home to enjoy for years to come, this may well be the home for you. You can also join the optional subdivision club for swimming pool enjoyment and neighborhood pot luck dinners. Optional to join fee is only $350 per year. Boat slips in the area are available to buy or rent also if you want to enjoy Grand Lake to it’s fullest.

Buffalo Shores South is one of Grove’s premier subdivisions and this home is as elegant as you can get for only $269,850. Licensed realtor owner says sell now. He has a bargain on another country place and is ready to share his savings with you.

Call today for your showing. Call Aaron Hughes or Joe Neill at RE/MAX Grand Lake in Grove, OK. We are the Grand Lake Team. Contact Aaron at 918 801-5645 or or Joe at 918 640-3300 or

Don’t delay, bargain homes don’t last long in Grove, OK.  Make a appointment today!

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Wildwood Farms Subdivision Near New Home Grove, OK on Grand Lake

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The home offers 2404 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a 3 stall garage. It has a  custom kitchen including stainless appliances, granite counters & large walk in pantry. This home has a nice office/formal dining with crown molding. Come take a look at this wonderful home with amazing pond views. Make an appointment today! You will like what you see. Beautiful home that looks fresh out of a magazine cover layout in a much desired subdivision, Wildwood Farms in Grove, OK.

Grand Lake MLS #13-1195 is the home to ask for. Call The Grand Lake Team at RE/MAX Grand Lake today for more information or to schedule your showing. Aaron Hughes at 918 801-5645 or or Joe Neill at 918 640-3300 or

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