The Community of Osage Beach and Osage Beach Real Estate

The City of Osage Beach once known as Zebra is considered the “Heart of the Lake of the Ozarks”, and continues to be progressive and expansive. Itis said to have over 100,000 people on any given summer weekend visiting either as one of the City's many second homeowners or as frequent weekend vacationers.Osage Beach has a number of great amenities, ranging from shopping, nightlife, sports, plus a whole host of other exciting things to do.

Osage Beach is one of the resort centers situated along the stunning shoreline of Lake of the Ozarks. There are no shortages of attractions or things to do here, whether you want to relax or get out and explore Osage Beach has something for everyone. Osage Beach is famous for its Premium Shopping Outlet Mall where you can while away hours browsing through over 100 famous name brand stores.The kids can enjoy splashing the day away at Timberfalls Indoor Water Park at Tan Tara Resort which is open to the public. Tan-Tar-A Resort is located in Osage Beach, removed from all the hustle and bustle as it’s quietly nestled in 420 lush acres along the stunning Lake of the Ozarks. This Midwest 3-diamond resort is a haven for endless excitement. If you’re thinking something a little different the Main Street Music Hall offers a variety of musical entertainment suitable for the whole family. For the adamant golfer Osage Beach has 5 golf courses to choose from. Sycamore Creek has 18 holes and over 6078 yards with a par of 72, Tan-Tar-A Resort offers both The Oak Course and Hidden Lakes 9 hole courses. There is also the Dogwood Hills Golf Club with a par of 70 and over 6441 yards, and Bear Creek Valley has over 6818 yards with a 72 par. Whatever you choose to do or see Osage Beach has something to offer everyone.

Osage Beach has 4 schools with one of the highest rated schools being Osage Beach Elementary School. Public schools in Osage Beach are part of School of the Osage or Camdenton R-III. Colleges in Osage beach are Lake of the Ozarks Columbia College campus, State Fair Community College, and Central Methodist College. Osage Beach is also home to the areas Lake Regional Hospital. Whether you’re a long-time resident or seasonal visitor you can count on Lake Regional for quality medical care. With more than 90 physicians on staff they offer a wide range of services to meet all your health care needs.

The city of Osage Beach is located along Highway 54 between Lake Ozark and Linn Creek.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.33 square miles (26.75 km2), of which, 9.75 square miles (25.25 km2) is land and 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2) is water. The city is located on the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks.

Quick Facts about Osage Beach

  • According to the 2010 Census the total population at Osage Beach was 4,351.
  • The most prominent Age Group was 48.9 years of age.
  • The average household income was $45,588.
  • The average household size was 2.04.
  • Osage Beach was platted in 1928, by real estate developers who sold lots even before the Dam was completed.
  • The Grand Glaize Bridge was finished before the Dam and was nicknamed The Upside Down Bridge because the framing structure was underneath to offer people an unimpeded view of the Lake.

Osage Beach Real Estate

Osage Beach has various types of housing and one of the best things about real estate in the lake area is the way it holds its value. Osage Beach is one of the most popular vacation and residential locations in the Midwest. Developers have made it possible to choose from a variety of off shore houses, apartments, villas and condominiums, many with direct access to the lake.

Osage Beach Sales Statistics

The following spreadsheet offers a snapshot look at the total units sold, gross sales volume, average list price, average sales price, average days on market and the total foreclosure sales; starting with the year 2011 for the following property types; Lakefront Homes, Offshore Homes (includes Lakeview and Lake access homes), Condominiums, Villas & Townhomes (both lakefront and offshore), Lakefront lots, offshore lots (includes Lakeview and lake access) and Commercial.

John’s Real Estate business has assisted matching hundreds of buyers with houses for sale, and sellers putting their homes up for sale, while John Farrell continued to create just as many old friends who remained loyal and trustworthy long after the sale closed.

The main attraction for buyers at Lake of the Ozarks are the luxurious waterfront homes and condos for sale. Included are several World Class Golf Courses and commercial investments both Lakefront and Offshore. Wide ranges of offshore homes and acreages are available for fun and recreation. Visit our website or call us at (888) 471-1848 today.

John Farrell Real Estate is open 7 days per week and provides services to homebuyers, sellers and landlords. Contact us today to speak with one of our highlytrained Agents about selling, buying or leasing in Lake Ozark.

 “Ruth Anderson was wonderful!  She was very proactive and professional throughout the process.  It was a pleasure working with Ruth, and we will definitely call her again for any future real estate needs.” 
-Kevin & Courtney McRoberts, Osage Beach