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Discover the best lakefront listings in Missouri, the "Show Me State"! Search for Lake Houses, properties, land, lots and acreage. Find real estate agents who specialize in Missouri lake property to help you buy or sell a lake home on any one of 600 (all man-made) lakes. This mid-western state has a pleasant balance of city and country life.

About Missouri

Lake Living in Missouri

Smack dab in the center of the U.S., Missouri shares a border with 8 other states. The state is completely landlocked, but features a dazzling array of lakefront property, with nearly 600 man-made lakes spread across the colorful landscape. Missouri's location also made it a central hub during the period of westward expansion. St. Louis, the second largest city in Missouri, was nicknamed the Gateway to the West, as the Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, and the California Trail all had their origins there. The influx of travelers moving West brought all kinds of interesting folks to the Show-Me state, and many never left. With its wealth of history, attractions and beautiful, versatile lakes, Missouri is great place to search for the waterfront real estate you have been dreaming of.

The Show-Me State

Missouri is today the 18th most populous state, and it is jam packed with performers, artists, and deeply American culture. The Show-Me State is home to some of the most influential Americans in history, like author Mark Twain, botanist George Washington Carver, and former President Harry Truman. This unique mid-western state presents a pleasant balance of city and country life. With attractive cities full of fun times and small towns surrounded by serene natural scenes, the Show-Me state sure has a lot to show for itself. Some of the major cities in Missouri are Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, and Jefferson City. Kansas City is the largest city, and the home of the stellar Kansas City Chiefs. St. Louis sits along the mighty Mississippi River and ranks as one of the best places to live in the U.S. It features the massive 630-foot Gateway Arch, a monument to westward explorers and pioneers. Jefferson City is the capitol of Missouri, though the former wilderness trading hub still only has a population of about 40,000. These cities are well-known of their lively music scenes and excellent cuisine. Missouri as a whole is known for its honest, humble, kind residents.

Missouri is also blessed with beautiful state and national parks. It is likewise a great state for fishing and water sports. With six national parks and monuments, and an astonishing 92 state parks about all sides of the lottery of lakes in Missouri, you'll never want for beautiful scenery and serene days exploring nature. Some of the most beloved parks in Missouri include the Ozark National Scenic Riverways and the popular Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, which is packed with mountain trails and fresh swimming areas.

Fortunately for you, these cities and parks are surrounded by stunning lakes on all sides. Here on Lakehouse, you can easily search by city, lake, or even county. Alternatively, you can pan across the interactive map to explore the great state! Lakehouse features nearly 2,000 lake lots, lake cabins, and other waterfront property in Missouri. If you're looking for a body of water all your own, there are over 300 such properties to choose from. Whether you're looking for a beautiful abode to retire in, a summer home for the whole family, or a lively lake community to make your new home, you can find it in Missouri.

Best Lakes in Missouri

To help you start your search for lake property in Missouri, we'd love to recommend some of the best lakes around! To be sure, the legendary Lake of The Ozarks is a great place to begin. The lake, tucked away in the Ozark Mountains, is about 3 hours from any of St. Louis, Kansas City, or Branson, MO. Its scenery changes with every season and is one of the most coveted lake locations in the U.S. Table Rock Lake offers something for everyone, from premium fishing to competitive hunting to 8 luxiourious golf courses about all sides. Resting at the foothills of the Ozarks, it also offers a breathtaking backdrop for your lakeside sunsets.

New Missouri Lake Real Estate (Latest 10)

Home for sale on Lake of the Ozarks,Sunrise Beach, Missouri image photo picture

Lake of the Ozarks Home for sale in Sunrise Beach, Missouri

NEW CONSTRUCTION at the Lake of the Ozarks! This is one you have ...
Waterfront Home 3 3.0  
$421,500   Sq Ft: 1580   Year: 2024    Acres: 0.000   

Home for sale on Current River,Doniphan, Missouri image photo picture

Current River Home for sale in Doniphan, Missouri

Home 6 5.0  
$509,000   Sq Ft: 2432   Year: 1962    Acres: 3.000   

Condo for sale on Lake of the Ozarks,Osage Beach, Missouri image photo picture

Lake of the Ozarks Condo for sale in Osage Beach, Missouri

WOW! WHAT A VIEW!! If you're looking for an updated condo with ...
Waterfront Condo 2 2.0  
$288,900   Sq Ft: 1125   Year: 1988    Acres: 0.000   

Lot for sale on Lake Viking,Altamont, Missouri image photo picture

Lake Viking Lot for sale in Altamont, Missouri

Large corner tier lot with Lake view! This lot is over 1/2-acre ...
$14,500 Acres: 0.550   

Home for sale on Table Rock Lake,Galena, Missouri image photo picture

Table Rock Lake Home for sale in Galena, Missouri

Home 2 2.0  
$74,500   Sq Ft: 748   Year: 1970    Acres: 0.120   

Home for sale on Table Rock Lake,Shell Knob, Missouri image photo picture

Table Rock Lake Home for sale in Shell Knob, Missouri

Discover your dream home in the premier Crystal Beach ...
Waterfront Home 4 4.0  
$999,000   Sq Ft: 3355   Year: 2005    Acres: 0.340   

Home for sale on (private lake, pond, creek),Hamilton, Missouri image photo picture

(private lake, pond, creek) Home for sale in Hamilton, Missouri

20 Acres on blacktop with a 3-bedroom, 2 bath ranch style home ...
Waterfront Home 3 2.0  
$350,000   Sq Ft: 1900   Year: 1970    Acres: 20.000   

Home for sale on Stockton Lake,Stockton, Missouri image photo picture

Stockton Lake Home for sale in Stockton, Missouri

3,208 total sq. ft. Home with walk-out Basement, Multiple out ...
Home 4 3.0  
$489,900   Sq Ft: 3208   Year: 1945    Acres: 26.200   

Lot for sale on Table Rock Lake,Blue Eye, Missouri image photo picture

Table Rock Lake Lot for sale in Blue Eye, Missouri

Looking for a piece of land to make your dreams come true and ...
$60,000 Acres: 0.600   

Home for sale on Lake of the Ozarks,Edwards, Missouri image photo picture

Lake of the Ozarks Home for sale in Edwards, Missouri

Discover lakefront living in this 5-BR 2-BA ranch home at Lake ...
Waterfront Home 5 2.0  
$340,000   Sq Ft: 1793   Year: 1985    Acres: 0.000   

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