Candlewood Lake is the largest lake in Connecticut and one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States. With a surface area of 8.4 square miles and 86 miles of shoreline, Candlewood Lake is a popular destination for families, young professionals, couples and retirees of all walks of life. Created in the 1920’s when water from the Housatonic River was released from the dam built by Connecticut Light and Power, Candlewood Lake fills several flat, winding valleys between steep, lightly-wooded hills. Providing the perfect backdrop for the area’s premier real estate, it is here you will find both residents and visitors enjoying a plethora of recreational and cultural activities throughout the year.
Candlewood Lake, CT
Candlewood Lake real estate is found throughout 90 communities, varying neighborhoods and private settings surrounding the lake, some of which offer their residents, clubhouses, private beaches and additional amenities such as tennis, golf, private beaches, and docks. Commanding high-values even in today’s real estate market, a waterfront buyer would expect to pay between $700,000 and 5 million dollars, while properties with lake views or within a short walk or drive to the lake can be found ranging from the mid $300,000’s upwards. No matter what your style or preference, Candlewood Lake homes have something to offer buyers and budgets of all types.
Communities you may want to search are the following:
In Brookfield: Candlewood Shores, Candlewood Acres, Candlewood Orchard, Arrowhead Point & Candlewood Lake Club to name a few!
In New Fairfield; the westernmost lake shores host the communities of: The Knolls, Knollcrest, Candlewood Isle, Sail Harbour, Hollywyle Estates, Turtle Bay, Cove’s End.
In Sherman: the Northwest lake corridor : Deer Run Shores, Hemlock Point, Holiday Point, Atchison Cove, Cedar Point, Orchard Rest to name a few.
In New Milford: Candlewood Lake Estates, Hemlock Ridge, Ferris Estates, Birch Groves, Candlewood Trails, Oak Point Club, Pinewood Shores & Candlewood Springs as a sample.
The town of Danbury showcases the southernmost & most active part of the lake. Communities of Shoreview Estates, Hawthorne Cove, Driftwood Point, Premium Point, Taagan Point, Snug Harbor, Poet’s Landing, Crystal Bay and more!
To learn more about Candlewood Lake real estate and the surrounding communities, please do not hesitate to contact The Sivba Team at Coldwell Banker Realty at your convenience. They look forward to hearing from you and welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and lasting business. Call them today to get started!