Oakland, AR Homes and Real Estate For Sale
Are you searching for homes or real estate for sale in Oakland, Arkansas? Below are the current homes for sale in Oakland listed in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Beaman Realty is ready to help you find your Oakland dream home. Call us today at 870.431.5252 or click on more info link/form in any listing that interests you.
ABOUT OAKLAND, ARKANSAS
If you are looking for property near the shore of Bull Shoals Lake, Oakland, Arkansas, might be for you. Oakland is an unincorporated, rural community in northeastern Marion County, just south of the Arkansas-Missouri border.
Surrounded on three sides by water, those living in Oakland have quick access to the deep, clear waters of Bull Shoals Lake for fishing, boating, fishing, water skiing, scuba diving, spearfishing, swimming and other water sports.
As with other Twin Lakes Area communities, residents enjoy low property taxes, lower-than-average crime rate, affordable housing, four-season climate with mild winters, low cost of living and access to spectacular views and wildlife.
Access to first-rate hospital and medical care, two-year university, big-box and small-town shopping, franchised and specialized dining, movie theaters and other entertainment is just 15 minutes away in Mountain Home.
Oakland, Arkansas History
Oakland began as the community of Orcutt Flatt, a thriving area for trading supplies with a Methodist church and a post office. Around 1900, the name was changed to Oakland, and it became an easy-going community.
In the 1930s, Hawkins Ferry was built to cross the White River near Oakland, which gave people a closer route to the Yellville, the county seat, and towns further west.
With the construction of Bull Shoals Dam in the mid-1940s, the future of the Oakland community was doomed by the rising waters of Bull Shoals Lake. Oakland residents moved their farms, homes, stores and more up the ridge from the rising water, all at Uncle Sam’s expense.
Farms and houses that were moved up the ridge now are resorts and lodges. New homes have been constructed and many are weekend or vacation homes. Tourism, retirement and recreation are the main focus of the Oakland community.
- Bull Shoals Lake Ozark Isle Campground is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campground open May 1-Sept. 30 that offers 63 RV sites and 63 tent sites, tables, grill, water, toilets, showers, playground and is pet friendly. 9924 Oakland Road. 870.431.5744. [email protected]
- Ozark Marina offers boat and trailer storage, overnight and long-term storage, pontoon, fishing and ski boat rentals, water sports equipment, skis, large or small tubes, wakeboard and kneeboard rentals, store with bait, tackle, supplies, life jackets and towables. 9924 Oakland Road. 870.431.5381. http://bullshoals.ws/marinas/oakland-marina/.
If you are looking for a home, business or investment property in or around Oakland, Beaman Realty can help you find it. Search for property for sale in Oakland on this website or reach out to the Beaman Realty team at 870.431.5252.
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