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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 Upper Highland Lake,Vernon Twp., New Jersey image photo picture

Upper Highland Lake Home for sale in Vernon Twp., New Jersey

Come and Enjoy All That Highland Lakes Has To Offer In This ...
Home 3 1.0  
$395,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1960    Acres: 0.600   

Home for sale on Barnegat Bay ,Brick, New Jersey image photo picture

Barnegat Bay Home for sale in Brick, New Jersey

Life is too short to pass on opportunities like this one. Stop ...
Waterfront Home 4 3.0  
$1,330,000   Sq Ft: 3586   Year: 1984    Acres: 0.120   

Acreage for sale on (private lake, pond, creek),Allentown, New Jersey image photo picture

(private lake, pond, creek) Acreage for sale in Allentown, New Jersey

Waterfront Acreage
$799,000 Acres: 20.000   

Home for sale on Deal Lake ,Ocean Township, New Jersey image photo picture

Deal Lake Home for sale in Ocean Township, New Jersey

Charming curb appeal for this CAPE ON THE LAKE in desirable ...
Waterfront Home 3 3.0  
$1,100,000   Sq Ft: 1835   Year: 1921    Acres: 0.220   

Home for sale on Berkely Shores ,Bayville, New Jersey image photo picture

Berkely Shores Home for sale in Bayville, New Jersey

Bayville waterfront with 4 Bedrooms and 3 full Bathrooms is ...
Waterfront Home 4 3.0  
$875,000   Sq Ft: 2800   Year: 1992    Acres: 0.190   

Condo for sale on Shrewsbury River,Oceanport, New Jersey image photo picture

Shrewsbury River Condo for sale in Oceanport, New Jersey

Welcome to this beautiful, 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home with open ...
Condo 3 3.0  
$799,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1988    Acres: 0.470   

Apartment for sale on Hudson River,Fort Lee, New Jersey image photo picture

Hudson River Apartment for sale in Fort Lee, New Jersey

Waterfront Apartment 4 4.0  
$399,000   Sq Ft: 3000   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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

Hudson River Condo for sale in Jersey City, New Jersey

Jersey City / Paulus Hook Unique Living! 500+ SQFT PRIVATE PATIO ...
Waterfront Condo 1 1.0  
$879,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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

Hudson River Condo for sale in West New York, New Jersey

Welcome to Nine on the Hudson. This luxurious and spacious 3 ...
Waterfront Condo 3 2.0  
$1,525,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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

Hudson River Condo for sale in North Bergen, New Jersey

Waterfront Condo 2 3.0  
$1,250,000   Sq Ft: 1819   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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