Lake Mahopac Homes
Summer homes on Lake Mahopac have been popular with NYC residents since the 1800s but the area has long been a choice for year-round living. Mahopac realty is attractive for all the right reasons: this is a great place to be. [Read more about Lake Mahopac homes...]
Lake Homes for sale in Mahopac
Lake Mahopac is one of Putnam County's best-loved lakes. The only lake in the area where you can operate a motorboat or jetski, Lake Mahopac is also a favorite summer spot for swimming, fishing, water-skiing, wake-boarding and sailing. In winter, residents enjoy ice-skating, ice-fishing and even ice boating.
There are a number of islands here, some with remarkable homes like the Frank Lloyd Wright house on Petre Island.
Lake Mahopac waterfront homes sell in the $900K to $9,000,000 million range.
Frank Lloyd Wright House on Lake Mahopac
In 1951, A.K. Chahroudi had a summer cottage built by Frank Lloyd Wright on Petre Island in Lake Mahopac 50 miles north of New York City. He also had Wright draw up plans for a much larger residence on the same island. The residence was never built. The island was bought by Joe Masarro and his wife. They are in the process of building - beginning in 2004 - the Wright house that was never built, adhering almost completely to Wright's original plans. See photo's here: Frank Lloyd Wright on Lake Mahopac
Lake Mahopac: Old Time NY Hotspot
Tourists and pleasure seekers have been travelling to Lake Mahopac to enjoy cool lakeside living and escape hot New York summers for almost two centuries. In 1843 they came by stagecoach to stay in the original Mahopac Hotel. In 1849, they rode the Harlem Railroad as far as Croton Falls and then took carriages to the resort. But in 1871, when the NYC and Northern Railroad built its tracks all the way to Carmel, wealthy New Yorkers began flocking to the pristine lake, buying land and building their summer homes on its shores.
Make an informed decision: Contact Mike Trinchitella, top Mahopac REALTOR to find your home in this beautiful community.