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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 (private lake, pond, creek),West Long Branch, New Jersey image photo picture

(private lake, pond, creek) Home for sale in West Long Branch, New Jersey


Wonderful 4 bedroom, 3 bath Colonial style home located across ...
Waterfront Home 4 3.0  
$995,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1946    Acres: 0.260   
Ad # 2709281

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

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


Welcome to this amazing home in the heart of Jackson. This home ...
Home 4 3.0  
$659,900   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 2.890   
Ad # 2707499

Home for sale on Metedeconk River,Brick, New Jersey image photo picture

Metedeconk River Home for sale in Brick, New Jersey


Riverview Oasis located in the Prestigious Princeton area of ...
Home 4 5.0  
$1,499,000   Sq Ft: 4439   Year: 0    Acres: 0.500   
Ad # 2687958

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

Lake Hopatcong Home for sale in Jefferson, New Jersey


This property has appraised for $477,000.The laid-back lake life ...
Home 2 2.0  
$469,900   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 1940    Acres: 1.310   
Ad # 2547943

Condo for sale on Great Egg Harbor Bay ,Somers Point, New Jersey image photo picture

Great Egg Harbor Bay Condo for sale in Somers Point, New Jersey


BAYFRONT Harbour Cove -Beautifully renovated 3 BR model w/42' ...
Waterfront Condo 3 2.0  
$739,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   
Ad # 2453923

Home for sale on Bargaintown Pond,Linwood, New Jersey image photo picture

Bargaintown Pond Home for sale in Linwood, New Jersey


Country living right in Linwood. Stately 3500 plus square foot ...
Waterfront Home 5 4.0  
$1,100,000   Sq Ft: 3442   Year: 1988    Acres: 0.000   
Ad # 2710677

Home for sale on Shrewsbury River,Rumson, New Jersey image photo picture

Shrewsbury River Home for sale in Rumson, New Jersey


Amazing opportuunity to own this spectacular waterfront estate ...
Waterfront Home 6 6.0  
$3,999,000   Sq Ft: 7228   Year: 2001    Acres: 1.720   
Ad # 1969438

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

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


THIS IS A COMING SOON LISTING AND CAN NOT BE SHOWN UNTIL SUNDAY ...
Waterfront Home 3 2.0  
$586,000   Sq Ft: 2678   Year: 2006    Acres: 0.200   
Ad # 2715188

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

Hudson River Condo for sale in Weehawken, New Jersey


Indulge at Avenue Collection! The purest of luxury and serenity ...
Waterfront Condo 2 2.0  
$1,168,000   Sq Ft: 1392   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   
Ad # 2714884

Home for sale on Toms River,Ocean Gate, New Jersey image photo picture

Toms River Home for sale in Ocean Gate, New Jersey


Quality New Construction in Ocean Gate! This spacious 3 bedroom ...
Home 3 2.0  
$449,900   Sq Ft: 1300   Year: 2022    Acres: 0.180   
Ad # 2715028

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