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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),Toms River, New Jersey image photo picture

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

Waterfront Home 2 2.0  
$369,900   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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

Hudson River Apartment for sale in North Bergen, New Jersey

This unit has it all .Beautiful River view from every room in ...
Apartment 1 1.0  
$200,000   Sq Ft: 700   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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

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

Pool going in this week. Ready for new owners Feb 2024 NEW ...
Waterfront Home 5 4.0  
$1,550,000   Sq Ft: 2400   Year: 0    Acres: 0.090   

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

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

FIRST TIME OFFERED- Georgian col. sits on a knoll overlooking ...
Waterfront Home 4 3.0  
$1,599,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

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

Lake Hopatcong Home for sale in Hopatcong, New Jersey

Don't miss this move in ready 4 bedroom 2 bath Cape Cod on a ...
Home 4 2.0  
$419,000   Sq Ft: 1700   Year: 1950    Acres: 0.280   

Home for sale on Alberts Pond,Wall, New Jersey image photo picture

Alberts Pond Home for sale in Wall, New Jersey

Truly One of a kind Coastal Contemporary home perched on a 1.35 ...
Waterfront Home 3 3.0  
$975,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 1.350   

Home for sale on Rainbow Valley Lake,Wanaque, New Jersey image photo picture

Rainbow Valley Lake Home for sale in Wanaque, New Jersey

Welcome to your lakeside retreat! This beautiful four-bedroom ...
Waterfront Home 4 2.0  
$524,900   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

I introduce you to this lovely 1BR, 1BA residence in the ...
Waterfront Condo 1 1.0  
$623,000   Sq Ft: 0   Year: 0    Acres: 0.000   

Home for sale on Lake Carasaljo,Lakewood, New Jersey image photo picture

Lake Carasaljo Home for sale in Lakewood, New Jersey

Build your Dream Home on this Gorgeous 50x300 buildable lot with ...
Waterfront Home 2 1.0  
$699,000   Sq Ft: 840   Year: 1950    Acres: 0.350   

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

Lake Hopatcong Home for sale in Hopatcong, New Jersey

Wonderful opportunity to own brand NEW CONSTRUCTION within ...
Home 4 3.0  
$619,000   Sq Ft: 2450   Year: 2023    Acres: 0.340   

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