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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 Wadill,Lakewood, New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Wadill Home for sale in Lakewood, New Jersey

Cute one bedroom with lake view from enclosed Florida Room and a ...
Home 1 1.0  
$118,000   Sq Ft: 638   Year: 1964    Acres: 0.010   

Home for sale on Upper Greenwood Lake,West Milford, New Jersey image photo picture

Upper Greenwood Lake Home for sale in West Milford, New Jersey

Make Memories on the Lake! Enjoy vacation life year round on ...
Waterfront Home 2 2.0  
$419,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1940    Acres: 0.140   

Home for sale on Heritage Lake,Hardyston, New Jersey image photo picture

Heritage Lake Home for sale in Hardyston, New Jersey

Welcome To Your Dream Home In The Picturesque Scenic Lakes ...
Home 5 4.0  
$590,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1974    Acres: 0.740   

Home for sale on Upper Greenwood Lake,West Milford, New Jersey image photo picture

Upper Greenwood Lake Home for sale in West Milford, New Jersey

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Hewitt area ...
Home 3 2.0  
$379,888   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1992    Acres: 0.200   

Home for sale on Lake Musconetcong,Roxbury Twp., New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Musconetcong Home for sale in Roxbury Twp., New Jersey

A quiet street, storybook curb appeal, and true one level living ...
Home 3 2.0  
$450,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1955    Acres: 0.400   

Home for sale on Rock Ridge Lake,Denville, New Jersey image photo picture

Rock Ridge Lake Home for sale in Denville, New Jersey

Immaculate Bi-Level! Located on wooded street in Great ...
Home 4 3.0  
$625,000   Sq Ft: 2396   Year: 1967    Acres: 0.480   

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

Hudson River Condo for sale in North Bergen, New Jersey

New to Market! Exceptional 2127 sq. ft. 3-bedroom 2.5-baths ...
Condo 3 3.0  
$859,000   Sq Ft: 2127   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

Lot for sale on Lake Nescochague,Hammonton, New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Nescochague Lot for sale in Hammonton, New Jersey

Discover a prime piece of land that seamlessly blends natural ...
$19,900 Acres: 1.660   

Home for sale on Lower Aetna Lake,Medford Lakes, New Jersey image photo picture

Lower Aetna Lake Home for sale in Medford Lakes, New Jersey

Back on the market due to buyer's financing falling through ...
Home 4 4.0  
$999,990   Sq Ft: 3207   Year: 1936    Acres: 0.230   

Home for sale on Lake Neepaulin,Wantage Twp., New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Neepaulin Home for sale in Wantage Twp., New Jersey

2 BR home perched above street offers private setting ...
Home 2 1.0  
$269,900   Sq Ft: 740   Year: 1960    Acres: 0.280   

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