Finding The Right Boat for You!

Maybe one of your first considerations after buying your lake home is where to go for a great boat deal!

Remember in CT, you must have a license to operate a boat or any personal, motorized watercraft. The dealers below can also help with scheduling your Safe Boating Class, right in your own town or in the local area.

There are many reputable boat dealers in our area, some offering both new and resale boats and another option of boat rentals. Find below some of the links to local dealers who can help you with your first boat purchase:

1. Candlewood East Marina – areas premier Cobalt dealer
204 Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
Ask for Mitch O’Hara 203-775-2253

2. Echo Bay Marina
227 Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
Ask for Mark or George

3. Chatterton Marina
Shore Rd,New Fairfield, CT 06812
Ask for Phil Kraska

4.Pocono Marina
16 Forty Acre Mountain Road
Danbury, CT 06811

5. Gerard’s Waters Edge Marina
1200 Old Town Park Road
New Milford, CT 06776

Gerard’s Waters Edge

Fairytale Living in CT Lake Country

Scattered around the banks of both Candlewood and Lillinonah are upwards of 90 private communities, each offering their own premier amenities—marinas, tennis courts, clubhouses, summer camp activities for children and private beaches among them.

Some of these notable commuities are :

Sail Harbour, Mill Pond, The Pointe at Barkwood Falls, Landmark Estates,
Birch Groves, Candlewood Point, Candlewood Shores, Candlewood Lake Club and
Arrowhead Point, Ferris Estates, Deer Run Shores, Orchard Rest and many more!
. And these aren’t only weekend abodes.
“Many people start out here part time,” Barbara Sivba of The Sivba Grouo says,” but many move
permanently once they realize the commute is an easy one via car or rail. ”
Metro North services the area at 3 locations in Brewster or Southeast, NY and Danbury, CT.
Quick access to major roadways, an impressive roster of blueribbon
schools both public and private, and proximity to everyday amenities, such as shopping
dining, and entertainment make this area a prime choice for both full- time or parttime

Visit the town and school guides on our website : or call to learn more
“It’s like vacationing all year long, yet within reach!” Talk about a fairy tale.

Ct Lake Country – Your great summer /weekend getaway awaits!

New York City is full of big sights, bright lights & the quick pace of commerce, but a mere seventy minutes from the thick of the theater district, framing the foothills of the Berkshires, Connecticut’s
Lakes Candlewood and Lake Lillinonah provide a fairy-tale escape for the weekender,second home resident and commuter alike.The towns of Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairf-ield, Sherman, New Milford , Bridgewater, Roxbury and Newown offer homes , both new and resale on either of these two 17 mile long lakes within 60-90 minutes of NY city! “This has become an iconic place,” says Barbara Sivba of the Sivba
Group . Working with her husband Arnie, Barbara is considered the region’s expert in lakefront and lake community real estate—a position she’s attained through twenty two years of satisfying sellers and buyers alike!

“We have many artists, theatrical people, writers, professionals and people from the financial sector,” she says. “ CT Lake Country offers a quieter alternative to the Hamptons.” People come here who don’t want notoriety”. They’re not here to impress just to enjoy all the region has to offer.

There’s something for “every pocketbook and every lifestyle, Both lakes host everything, from quaint cottages starting around $300,000, to expansive compounds in the multi millions.

Over 90 communities surround the lakes, 12 towns with different appeals and a plethora of activities from, water sports; boating, fishing and water skiing to antiquing to fine dining and a multitude of options in between. I winter, ice skating and ice fishing on the lakes right from your own private waterfronts to snow skiing within 40 minutes! Come for a weekend and stay for a lifetime!

Contact The Sivba Group for your Guided Tour of the Lake Communities around Ct ‘s premier lakes Candlewood and Lillinonah!