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About New Jersey

Lakefront Living in New Jersey

When someone says New Jersey, lakefront real estate may not be the first thing that pops into your mind. New Jersey is the fourth smallest state, after all. However, this 14,000 square mile state features over 400 publicly accessible lakes and on them are some of the best lakefront homes for sale in the country. Lakehouse.com features nearly 1,000 such properties, and finding the lake house of your dreams has never been easier. Whether you're looking for a beautiful abode to retire in, a summer home for the whole family, or a lively lake community to make your new home, you can find it in New Jersey.

Plant Roots in the Garden State

Benjamin Franklin compared New Jersey to barrel full of good things to eat, tapped at both ends by Pennsylvania and New York. New Jersey gets its Garden State name from being a leading producer of cranberries, blueberries and tomatoes. Moreover, the climate is the mildest in the northeast, thanks to being flanked by the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful Delaware River. Having a mild climate and being a great culinary destination are just a few of New Jersey's claims to fame. Beyond this, the state is ranked #1 for raising children and #2 for most land dedicated to parks. As the third state to join the union in 1787, it's also jam-packed with arts, culture, and history. If all that weren't enough, it's lakes are some of the best in the United States.

Endless Possibilities

From leafy parks and historical sites to artsy downtowns with breweries and cafes, New Jersey has it all. There may be no state more convenient than New Jersey. New Jersey offers easy access to New York City and Philadelphia, and with that all of the major tourist attractions and professional sports teams. The Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia 76ers are just across the bridge, but the New York Giants and New York Jets actually play in New Jersey, at MetLife Stadium. The major cities in New Jersey certainly have their own charm, too. Newark, the largest city in New Jersey, is home to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, which hosts world-class artists year round, the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, and of course, the world famous Ellis Island, with ferry rides to the Statue of Liberty. Trenton is the capital of New Jersey, a quieter city along the Delaware River, where George Washington famously turned the tide in the Revolutionary War with a suprise attack on a garrison on Hessian mercenaries. Today, the city has a population of about 80,000, and directly borders the Philadelphia metropolitan area.



Fortunately for you, nothing in New Jersey is far from a beautiful lake. Lakefront homes for sale can be found throughout the Garden State, including lakes near New York City, lakes near Philadephia, and lakes near Newark. Some of the best lakes in New Jersey include Lake Hopatcong, the largest freshwater body in New Jersey and great for water sports of all kinds, or Upper Greenwood Lake, a stunning mountain-fed lake just north of Newark that hugs up to the Appalachian Trail. If not, riverfront property for sale in New Jersey is also a great option. Toms River offers gorgeous riverfront property up and down, and is also just between New York and Philadelphia.

New New Jersey Lake Real Estate (Latest 10)

 
Home for sale on Lake Mohawk,Sparta Twp., New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Mohawk Home for sale in Sparta Twp., New Jersey


Beautifully-updated 4 BR, 3 bath Lake Mohawk home on landscaped ...
Home 4 3.0  
$550,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1961    Acres: 0.540   
Ad # 2768146

Home for sale on (private lake, pond, creek),Lafayette Twp., New Jersey image photo picture

(private lake, pond, creek) Home for sale in Lafayette Twp., New Jersey


Diamond in the rough! Calling all investors, flippers ...
Home 3 1.0  
$225,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1980    Acres: 0.280   
Ad # 2895265

Home for sale on Packanack Lake,Wayne Twp., New Jersey image photo picture

Packanack Lake Home for sale in Wayne Twp., New Jersey


time for summer fun, this wonderful 3bedroom, 1.5 bath home can ...
Home 3 2.0  
$479,900   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1930    Acres: 0.140   
Ad # 2890756

Condo for sale on Hudson River,Guttenberg, New Jersey image photo picture

Hudson River Condo for sale in Guttenberg, New Jersey


HIGH IN THE SKY-Welcome home to this amazing 3 bedroom/2.5 bath ...
Condo 3 3.0  
$750,000   Sq Ft: 2123   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   
Ad # 2896143

Lot for sale on Highlands Reach,Highlands, New Jersey image photo picture

Highlands Reach Lot for sale in Highlands, New Jersey


Nestled in Middletown Township's Monmouth Hills Historic ...
Lot
$575,000 Acres: 1.370   
Ad # 2895870

Acreage for sale on Navesink River,Rumson, New Jersey image photo picture

Navesink River Acreage for sale in Rumson, New Jersey


The most extraordinary opportunity to acquire 5.29 acres of ...
Waterfront Acreage
$6,500,000 Acres: 5.290   
Ad # 2895872

Lot for sale on Twilight Lake,Bay Head, New Jersey image photo picture

Twilight Lake Lot for sale in Bay Head, New Jersey


Opportunity to build out your dream home on this private street ...
Waterfront Lot
$1,190,000 Acres: 0.110   
Ad # 2895875

Home for sale on Kettle Creek,Brick, New Jersey image photo picture

Kettle Creek Home for sale in Brick, New Jersey


The opportunity has arisen to create your very own waterfront ...
Waterfront Home 2 1.0  
$399,000   Sq Ft: 810   Year: 1940    Acres: 0.100   
Ad # 2895871

Lot for sale on Kettle Creek,Toms River, New Jersey image photo picture

Kettle Creek Lot for sale in Toms River, New Jersey


Build your dream home in desirable Green Island! Lot has a vinyl ...
Waterfront Lot
$400,000 Acres: 0.140   
Ad # 2895882

Home for sale on (private lake, pond, creek),Toms River, New Jersey image photo picture

(private lake, pond, creek) Home for sale in Toms River, New Jersey


Your dream of owning lakefront property just became a reality! ...
Waterfront Home 4 4.0  
$799,900   Sq Ft: 3050   Year: 1986    Acres: 0.570   
Ad # 2895878

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