Linn Valley Lakes

category : Recreation
Linn Valley Lakes is considered a 3rd class city offering a beautiful Private Lake Community with seven stocked lakes, 18-hole golf course, boat launch, clubhouse, community center, swimming pools, miniature golf course, basketball and tennis courts, 2 campgrounds, bath houses, and swim beach.

Linn Valley Lakes is located approximately 30 miles south of Kansas City/Overland Park in Linn County. Linn Valley Lakes is a city within itself. The County is experiencing rapid growth due to its proximity to the Kansas City metropolitan area and to the US 69 corridor which runs through the eastern part of the county. This subdivision offers a variety including beautiful waterfront property homes, manufactured homes and recreational camping lots. Due to its proximity to Overland Park this subdivision is experiencing good growth. Click here for an area map. Linn Valley is a private gated community granting access to the amenities to only those who own property within the subdivision. The subdivision is heavily treed - a beautiful contrast to the flat prairies of Kansas.


There are 3 different types of lots in the subdivision. This lot is considered a Buildable Lot. Buildable Lots average 70'X120' and are restricted to permanent living structures of double-wide modular homes, prefabricated or conventional built homes with a minimum of 600 square feet of interior living space. A camper, mobile home, tent or recreational vehicle may be placed on a temporary basis only, provided it is used for camping purposes and occupied by the lot owner. Please see the property owner's association information guide for all restrictions. You will need to obtain this directly from Linn Valley Lakes. Zoning is residential and the lots can be used for multiple uses as long as you adhere to the required setbacks from the property lines and minimum structure size. The requirements for the setbacks from the property lines are 25 feet along the road front and ten feet on all other sides. The lots are insurable through a local abstract company. I will be happy to pass along the name. Roads are through the entire subdivision. Power and phone are through much of the subdivision. High speed internet service (DSL) is available in most areas. Water is serviced by 2 different water sources and you must install water holding tanks. Sewage requires holding tanks and collection services are provided by the association as well for a fee.

Linn Valley Lakes has a Property Owners Association (POA) set up to help assist in the cost of maintaining the private community. Annual fees are $300.00 plus, per year and billed each January. The fees are used for maintenance operations and upkeep of all facilities, including the golf course. The buyer will need to bring in a copy of the recorded deed to the office where they will receive a gate card and copies of the bylaws.

There are 7 lakes in the subdivision. Boats up to 22 feet (30 feet if a pontoon boat) are permitted on the big lakes with up to 160 horsepower. You are allowed fast moving boats, boats towing skiers, and personal water craft as long as you stay at least 100 feet from the shore line and the docks except while launching and docking. You can water-ski from 9:00 AM to sundown!

Directions to the property from Kansas City are: South on highway 69 till you see the big sign that says Linn Valley Lakes, take the pull off lane at this exit and then turn right. Go mile to the stop sign. Welcome to Linn Valley Lakes!

Address: 8 miles northeast of LaCygne

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Mine Creek Battlefield State Historical Site

The largest cavalry battle west of the Mississippi. In it, 2,500 Union horsemen routed 6,500 Confederate soldiers, killing or capturing over a thousand of them. Mine Creek was the last important Civil War battle in the west, and the last important civil war battle fought in Kansas.

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Shrine of St. Philipine Dutchesne

In 1838, about 900 Pottawatomie Indians were rounded up from their homes in northern Indiana and forced to march 681 miles in 61 days to re-settle at the Sugar Creek Mission. Thirty-nine Pottawatomies, mostly children, died on this "Trail of Death." In 1841

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Marais des Cygnes Massacre Historic Site

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