The borough of Hopatcong hugs New Jersey’s largest lake and is just 40 miles west of New York City, making it a good place to buy if you want a vacation house—or to live full-time—within commuting distance.
There’s lots to do during the summer like boating on Lake Hopatcong, swimming at Hopatcong State Park, golfing at Lake Hopatcong Golf Club and Castle Cove Mini Golf, and boating with Lake Hopatcong Cruises (there’s a spiked seltzer cruise on Saturdays if White Claw is your thing). For a bite or drink, you can head to local spots like The Windlass, Jefferson House, and Main Lake Market, many of which are accessible by boat.
Another perk: Buying a house here is relatively affordable compared to other tri-state summer destinations: The median sales price is $381,0000 according to Realtor.com. On the market now are smaller houses near the lake and larger waterfront spreads with docks and boathouses.
So if living in Hopatcong sounds like a fit, check out these five houses for sale in the area including a lakefront four bedroom.
This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $350,000. The renovated house has hardwood floors, ceiling fans, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, recessed lighting, sliding glass doors, a deck, attached two-car garage, built-in generator, and guest suite. Hopatcong State Park is nearby.
This four bedroom, four bath is listed for $449,999. The house has hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, a two-car garage, inground pool, brick patio, deck, and fenced-in backyard. Squire Park is nearby.
This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $600,000. The house has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, oversized windows, moldings, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a fireplace, two docks, deck, and full basement. Modick Park and Hopatcong Diner are nearby.
This four bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $850,000. The 1920 lakefront house has hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, built-ins, French doors, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, stainless steel appliances, central air, a fireplace, new roof, siding, and windows. Johnny’s Marina and The Grotto are nearby.
This three bedroom, two and a half bath is listed for $1,790,000. The 1920 lakefront house has hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, central air, walls of windows, a stone fireplace, office, wine cellar, multi-level deck, basketball court, and a seasonal boathouse with three bedrooms and indoor/outdoor boat lifts. Patrick’s Pub and Johnny’s Marina are nearby.
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