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Here are 5 N.J. lakefront homes that you can buy before summer ends

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Lakeside living has its charm. Boating, fishing, swimming and an unforgettable sunset.

For those looking to buy the ultimate New Jersey backyard accessory, the lake, there are quite a few homes to choose from. Realtor.com currently has 157 listings containing the word “lakefront” in New Jersey.

And they aren’t just for the wealthy. Many are priced below or near the state median single-family home price of $510,000. But some reach millions.

New Jersey has approximately 1,900 bodies of water, Department of Environmental Protection Classified as a lake — no currents, a surface area of ​​at least 5 acres, and a depth of at least 1 meter. But you can live with much less.

The most well known are Lake HopakkonMohawk Lake, and Greenwood Lake, but there are dozens of lakes dotted with homes throughout the state.

The New Jersey Lake Federation has about 47 members, but it is unknown how many lake federations exist throughout New Jersey.

This type of living often appeals to people who enjoy the outdoors.

Joseph Venero of American Dream Realty in South Jersey, who has a listing in Layton’s Lake, a community of dozens of homes in Carney’s Point, said: “The change of seasons on the lake is beautiful.”

A few years ago, many lake homes statewide were seasonal, but now most are full-time residences.

Chris Edwards of Re/Max Town & Valley said: Lake Hopakkon“It was like the Hamptons today.”

Some lake communities require a homeowners association fee. Also, the difference between lakefront and lakeside homes can make a big difference in home prices.

But the value that a lakeside location brings to a home in general is innumerable.

“It’s very subjective,” says Jason Ichinco of JDI Appraisal Services at Pequanock. “It’s like saying the value of a car.”

Each lake community is unique. “Some add a tremendous amount of value, some add a tiny amount,” he said.

Here are 5 New Jersey lakeside homes currently for sale.

This lakefront home in Carney’s Point is listed for $394,900.

1. 32 Layton’s Lake Drive, Carney’s Point — $394,900

This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home sits on half an acre with over 150 feet of lake frontage. Electric boats, fishing, kayaking and canoeing are permitted.

11 Manor Drive Jefferson Township

Lakefront home in Jefferson Township listed for $439,900.

2. 11 Manor Drive, Jefferson Township — $439,900

This 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath ranch features an open floor plan, 2-level decks, screened-in porch, and views of Swannoa Lake for boating, fishing, and swimming. Comes with a new septic tank and an $850 annual homeowners association fee.

166 Pine Tree Road, Bloomingdale

This seasonal home in Glenn Wild Lake is listed for $530,000.

3. 166 Pine Tree Road, Bloomingdale — $530,000

4 bedroom, 1 bathroom home in one of Glenwild Lake’s premier locations. There is an open concept living room and dining room overlooking the lake, boathouse, covered deck and stone fireplace. But it’s only a summer house, no insulation, no insulation. This home has an annual Homeowners Association fee of $1,395.

2 Oneida Avenue Hopakkon

Located on the cove of Hopakkon Lake, this home is priced at $899,000 and offers tranquil tranquility.

Four. 2 Oneida Avenue, Hopatkon — $899,000

Built in 1999, this 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom home sits on the cove of Lake Hopatkong, with a boat speed limit of 8 km/h, keeping calm even on busy summer weekends. There are also two master suites that open onto decks.

702 West Shore Trail, Sparta

This lakefront home is Spartan and is on the market for $1.75 million.

Five. 703 West Shore Trail, Sparta — $1,750,000

Built in 1930 on Lake Mohawk, this four-bedroom, four-bathroom home has been completely renovated but retains the original Crane fireplace and lake-style feel. is $1,500 per year.

Are you an active agent, buyer or seller in this changing marketplace? What is your experience? tell us.

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