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Overview

Lake Panorama Real Estate

Lake Panorama is a picturesque private lake community in Iowa surrounded by beautiful countryside.

It is the most extensive private lake development in the state, with 1,160 acres of lake surface and over 30 miles of shoreline. This popular boating destination offers plenty of dining and entertainment destinations conveniently accessible by watercraft and vehicles. The town is located about an hour from Des Moines, making it a popular vacation home spot for those who prefer to spend their weekends away from the city. Residents enjoy scenic views of rolling hills and wooded areas, as well as many outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, boating, and water sports. Living in Lake Panorama is truly a wonderful experience! Call us today to learn more about housing options in the area.

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: The Lake Panorama Association (LPA) was established in 1968 from the efforts of property owners. The governing board comprises seven elected members responsible for ensuring the community’s preservation and maintenance. One of their key responsibilities is to keep the region’s beauty intact. From pruning every bush to mending every fence, the LPA labors to maintain the area’s appeal. They make sure every zoning rule is met. The association’s unwavering dedication ensures Lake Panorama remains a gem for future generations.

LAKESIDE AMENITIES: Along the lake’s shores are three idyllic beaches. Boulder Beach, located on the east side of the lake, is the largest of the three. This beach offers sand volleyball, pickleball, tennis, and basketball courts for members and their guests. Sunset and Shady Beaches are on the west side of the lake. These beaches feature amazing playground equipment, docks to park your boat, swimming areas, and volleyball courts. For golfers, there are two public golf courses that offer different experiences for all levels – the 18-hole Lake Panorama National Championship Golf Course located on the east side of the lake and the 9-hole Panorama West Golf Course just on the west edge of the lake property. You can purchase memberships at both courses or pay a daily rate. There is a beautiful swimming pool and hot tub near the 18-hole course, which you can enjoy for a small daily fee or purchase a yearly pass.

PICTURESQUE AREA: Every year, Lake Panorama mesmerizes visitors with its breathtaking landscape. It showcases flourishing forests and verdant hills. The tranquil waters mirror the lush vegetation. These attributes create a peaceful sanctuary for those searching for rest and respite. Embracing the lake are well-maintained homes. Several of these properties boast immaculate lawns, gardens, and public spaces. The lush greenery amplifies the area’s charm. The picturesque golf courses also give visitors an up-close and captivating lake view. You’ll enjoy the community whether you’re a local or someone’s guest. The beauty of Lake Panorama’s environment is a welcomed feature for homeowners and prospective home buyers.

Market Overview

Lake Panorama, Panora, IA Market Information

Median Listing Price

$576,000

Median Price per SqFt

$340

Average Days on Market

153

Median Price of Sold Homes

$618,000

Home Ownership Percentage

85%

Median Rent

$710

Homes in Lake Panorama, Panora, IA

10 Real Estate Facts About Lake Panorama Homes for Sale

  • Prospective buyers can buy starter family homes around the lake for anywhere between $85,000 and $400,000.
  • Entry-level homes in the area range from 1,232 to 1,450 square feet.
  • Beginner homes are a healthy mix between single-family residences and townhomes. 
  • Starter properties have lot sizes that range between 0.32 and 0.50 acres.
  • Entry-level houses around the lake feature two to three bedrooms.
  • Luxury property prices in Lake Panorama cost between $1.3 million and $1.9 million.
  • Prime-quality homes in the community measure between 1,564 and 4,114 square feet.
  • Upscale homes stand on lots between the 1- and 3-acre range.
  • Larger homes in the community can have three to six bedrooms.
  • Lake Panorama vacation rental homes cost around $120 to $225 for condos.
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Lake Panorama Multi-Family Homes for Sale

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Lake Panorama Lots and Land for Sale

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Lake Panorama Map

Lake Panorama is accessible using U.S. Highway 25 from the west, U.S. Highway 44 from the south, and U.S. Highway 4 from the east.

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Lake Panorama on the Map

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Lake Panorama Realty is your one-stop for both buying & selling your lake home or property. We know the ins & outs of this unique lake community. Our team has the knowledge & expertise to help you from the first look – to the closing & beyond. We live in this community, so it is important to us to be sure our buyers & sellers are happy & feel comfortable with the service & care we provide. Honesty and integrity are the keys to our success and also to yours!

Meet the locals

Who Lives in Lake Panorama, Panora, IA

Population

1,270

Median Age

45

Median Household Income

$108,044

Households

549

Household Size

2.2

Cost of Living

112

Entertainment

Things to Do Around Lake Panorama

The Links Lounge + Events

Dig into delicious food like prime ribs and pecan-crusted chicken. They offer a laidback dining experience and offers a space for special events like receptions.

Guthrie County Historical Village & Museum

This museum is a nonprofit that safeguards the past of Guthrie County, Iowa. On display are an array of artifacts, exhibits, and educational materials.

The Port

Experience breathtaking views while staying at the lodge’s 22 lake-facing villas or order delectable meals at the restaurant. You can also organize events here.

Lake Panorama National

Lake Panorama National Resort has a lounge, onsite accommodation, and event space. It's also a known golfing spot with an 18-hole par-72 course.

Education

Schools Near Lake Panorama

School NameGradesAdmission
Panorama Elementary SchoolPK - 5Public
Panorama Middle School6 - 8Public
Panorama High School9 - 12Public