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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)

 
Apartment for sale on Hudson River,North Bergen, New Jersey image photo picture

Hudson River Apartment for sale in North Bergen, New Jersey


Welcome home to this spacious & updated, move-in ready one ...
Apartment 1 1.0  
$175,000   Sq Ft: 800   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

Home for sale on Beach Haven West Canals,Beach Haven West, New Jersey image photo picture

Beach Haven West Canals Home for sale in Beach Haven West, New Jersey


Beach Haven West - NEW Waterfront Construction by Local ...
Waterfront Home 4 3.0  
$1,109,500   Sq Ft: 2250   Year: 2022    Acres: 0.090   

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

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


Well-cared-for home in Lake Mohawk! Gorgeous level property ...
Home 4 3.0  
$499,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1970    Acres: 0.850   

Home for sale on Lake Hopatcong,Mount Arlington, New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Hopatcong Home for sale in Mount Arlington, New Jersey


With two more bedrooms framed out upstairs all you have to do is ...
Home 3 1.0  
$275,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1942    Acres: 0.100   

Home for sale on Little Egg Harbor,Long Beach Island, New Jersey image photo picture

Little Egg Harbor Home for sale in Long Beach Island, New Jersey


This is a coming soon listing and cannot be shown until Saturday ...
Home 6 6.0  
$2,995,000   Sq Ft: 3684   Year: 2007    Acres: 0.170   

Home for sale on Lakes of Renaissance Country Club,Manchester, New Jersey image photo picture

Lakes of Renaissance Country Club Home for sale in Manchester, New Jersey


This exclusive gated 55+ Community has so much to offer! 3 ...
Home 4 3.0  
$600,000   Sq Ft: 3095   Year: 2005    Acres: 0.170   

Home for sale on Forked River Beach Canals,Forked River, New Jersey image photo picture

Forked River Beach Canals Home for sale in Forked River, New Jersey


This magnificent waterfront home offers sweeping views of the ...
Waterfront Home 4 4.0  
$1,295,000   Sq Ft: 4113   Year: 2014    Acres: 0.240   

Home for sale on Great Swan Bay ,Toms River, New Jersey image photo picture

Great Swan Bay Home for sale in Toms River, New Jersey


Waterfront in Green Island with Bay Views! Welcome to this ...
Waterfront Home 4 3.0  
$899,999   Sq Ft: 2406   Year: 1980    Acres: 0.120   

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

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


Wonderful home in Belford fully renovated & raised in 2017 ...
Home 5 3.0  
$639,000   Sq Ft: 1756   Year: 1971    Acres: 0.240   

Home for sale on Shark River,Wall, New Jersey image photo picture

Shark River Home for sale in Wall, New Jersey


Professional photos coming soon!Unique waterfront home on 1.65 ...
Waterfront Home 3 3.0  
$1,499,999   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1983    Acres: 1.650   

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