Lake & River Waterfront Homes For Sale - Danbury, CT

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The Lakes

If you are looking for a waterfront home more affordable compared to the Gold Coast, yet just as charming and surrounded by beautiful nature, Danbury is probably the best place to look in upper Fairfield.

The great thing about Danbury's waterfront is that each lake has unique features and each lakefront area offers a distinct vibe and specific amenities.

There are more than a dozen lakes and ponds here, so it will be easy to find just the perfect summer home by the water, where you can enjoy the coolness in the hot season or relax after a busy week. You can also choose Danbury for a permanent lake home with peaceful, natural surroundings, not far from the bustling Downtown, the famous Visual and Performing Arts Center or Danbury Fair Mall.

Most of Danbury's lake homes are located in beautiful settings in wooded areas, on small hills, alongside winding roads, offering stunning water views. Some of the lakes are also great for fishing, swimming or even boating.

One of the most coveted lakefront areas, especially great for boaters, is on the shores of Lake Candlewood. Covering 5400+ acres and shared by 5 towns, this is the largest lake in Connecticut and one of the most beautiful lakes in the country, with great recreational opportunities all year-round.

Almost all homes with direct lakefront access have private docks. The boating community around Lake Candlewood enjoys 2 great marinas and a yacht club in Danbury alone, and 5 other marinas in the surrounding towns. On the southernmost shore in Danbury, there is also a 200-yard sandy beach within the Candlewood Town Park.

Candlewood Lake

If you'd love to own a home close to the beach and you also enjoy swimming and boating, in Danbury you can have it all! Lake Candlewood, the largest lake in Connecticut, shared by 5 towns, has a 200-yard sandy beach in Danbury, within the beautiful Candlewood Town Park. Almost all of the lake homes that enjoy direct waterfront on Lake Candlewood, also enjoy their own private docks and a great boating community with 2 marinas and a yacht club in Danbury alone, offering boat rentals and marine services. There are also 5 other marinas around the lake in the nearby towns.

In addition to the stunning single family homes, some estates and smaller retreat homes, you'll also find 2 condominium complexes located directly on the Candlewood Lake.

Imagine living so close to one of the best destination parks in the country, with endless recreational activities anytime you want: boating, swimming, water skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing in the warm seasons, and also ice skating and ice fishing in the winter months.

Whether you're looking for a perfect lake home getaway or your own waterfront estate, in the Candlewood area you'll find the best value on the lake.

Upper Kohanza Lake

Just a few minutes drive from Lake Candlewood and its stunning Park and Beach, you'll find another stunning lakefront home location, in the King St. neighborhood, around the 30-acre Upper Kohanza Lake. The homes here have large lakefront lots, some of them heavily wooded, others beautifully landscaped by their owners

If you are looking for a lakefront house in a peaceful area, close to the City Center, Danbury Fair Mall, Candlewood Town Park, Richter Park Golf Course and many more local amenities, you can definitely choose the Upper Kohanza Lake area. You can enjoy breathtaking lake views, explore the lake with your kayak or canoe, or even ice skating in the winter.

Lower Kohanza Lake

The Lower Kohanza Lake nearby, although smaller, also offers stunning water views and direct access.The beautiful lake houses around the Lower Kohanza Lake, also have large lots and some of them feature exquisite park-like settings. The owners enjoy privacy in the heart of nature, close to some of the best local amenities Danbury has to offer.

Lake Kenosia

Another location for a lake home any water lover and boater would love, is Kenosia neighborhood, just a short walk to Danbury Fair Shopping Mall, and a few minutes drive to Danbury Municipal Airport or to City Center.

The 60-acre Lake Kenosia is surrounded by wooded hills and stunning lakefront properties, including several condominiums offering upscale waterfront living with luxury amenities like lakeside pools and tennis courts. The nearby Lake Kenosia Park is a beautiful, refreshing park with several sports fields, a playground and a boat launch for non-motorized boats.

Lake Waubeeka

How about lakefront living within a thriving lake community? A very special place, Lake Waubeeka Community was created in 1950 by a group of New York City firefighters, as a summer getaway where they would retreat with their families in the heart of nature to enjoy the beautiful water views, swimming and boating.

Today, Lake Waubeeka is a thriving, year-round residential community of 260+ homes around the beautiful 36-acre lake. This gated community is surrounded by 500 acres of undeveloped woodlands with hiking trails for residents to enjoy. Some of the activities on the lake include swimming, kayaking/ canoeing or row boating. Lake Waubeeka residents also enjoy several tennis and basketball courts, sports fields, a children's playground and a dog park.

Tarrywile Lake

Yet another beautiful lake in Danbury offers waterfront living at its best. Located in a quiet area, right near the 722-acre Tarrywile Park, the lake houses are tucked away on a cul-de-sac street. A serene place where you can enjoy privacy and stunning water views from your window or your lakefront yard.

You can explore the lake by rowboat, kayak/ canoe, while the nearby park offers 21 miles of spectacular hiking trails, and 2 ponds in addition to Tarrywile Lake. This is definitely one of the best places for lake living lovers and for those who enjoy privacy and serenity in the heart of nature.

West Lake Reservoir

In the Aunt Hack neighborhood, you'll find many homes with great lake views and some of these lake homes also have direct access to the beautiful West Lake Reservoir. With large lakefront lots and the beautiful Richter Park Golf Course nearby, you can enjoy a peaceful living surrounded by natural beauty.

Homes with Ponds

Doyles Pond offers beautiful water views and direct access. The Hatters Park with several sports fields is right across the pond and Candlewood Town Park and Beach is just a short walk away.

Connected to Doyles Pond, the larger Kellners Pond is a great place for a waterfront home. This pond is surrounded by homes with stunning views of nature's beauty and a perfect spot where you can observe wildlife, enjoy fishing and swimming.

Dozens of other smaller ponds in Danbury offer the opportunity to enjoy peaceful living with beautiful water views in the heart of nature and also not far from the City Center and many local amenities. Some of these include the Rogers Pond, Turtle Pond and Mercers Pond located right near the beautiful waterfront golf course at Ridgewood Country Club.

In Danbury you can also find several ponds with just a few homes enjoying the water views and direct waterfront, like the Boggs Pond, and also more secluded homes with a private pond enjoying privacy in the heart of nature.

River Homes for Sale

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Marinas & Yacht Clubs

With one of the largest and most beautiful lakes in the country, the boaters community in Danbury enjoys two marinas and a yacht club offering great marine services boat rentals, year-round entertainment and stunning nautical views.

Located on the Southernmost point on the Candlewood Lake, on the calm waters of Crystal Bay, Nina Marina is the largest marina in Danbury, offering 128 boat slips and some of the best marine services. Further East, on the Lattins Cove, you'll find a smaller and more friendly marina where you can dock your boat and enjoy highly recommended marine services: the Pocono Point Marina, with 112 boat slips and personalized service.

Danbury Yacht Club is the place where boaters in Danbury, as well as their families and friends have been gathering for nearly 100 years, enjoying the stunning views of the Lower Pine Cove and great entertainment year-round.


Probably the best destination park in Danbury, the Candlewood Town Park offers a 200-yard sandy beach where you can enjoy sunbathing after a good swim, relax and let yourself amazed by the stunning views of the wooded hills around Lake Candlewood. What a beautiful place to be!

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