Raccoon Island now hosts about 65 homes. Jefferson Twp., NJ 07849 Listing #: 3472716 Price: $300,000 Bedrooms: 3 Full Bathrooms: 1 Style: Cottage This summer lake front cottage is located on the southern tip of Raccoon Island, the only island in Lake Hopatcong with a ferry. Bring your boat! Now For Sale: 2 bed, 1.1 bath, 12,632 sqft house at 24 RACCOON ISLAND RD â¢ Lake Hopatcong Living in a Unique Island,Transport your car on a short ferry â¦ 7 Raccoon Island Rd was last sold on Jul 29, 2019 for $60,000. A July 31, 1915 editorial in the Lake Hopatcong Breeze noted that, “It is now many years since the Raccoon Island Bridge was destroyed and as yet no attempt has been made to have it replaced. But when I left a midweek message inquiring about an upcoming presentation called "Made In Lake Hopatcong" at the Lake Hopatcong Historical Society number I found online, he returned the call almost immediately. In the 19th century, Lify Island and the surrounding lands were purchased by the Brady Brothers (for which Brady Bridge and Brady Road are named). Updated and spotless lake front summer cottage on Raccoon Island less than one hour from New York City! The best place to access it is on the northwest shore where there is a small rocky beach (beware this beach disappears at high tide). Expedia.com.br oferece toda a informação que você precisa. Around 1764, a dam built for the Brookland forge and mill at the southern end of the "Great Pond" raised the ancient lake's water level by about six feet, possibly cutting off some of the original lake's projecting points to form islands. If the cost of the bridge is spread over a period of ten years, the additional taxes will be about $1,500 per year, or, as there are about 30 property owners on the island, the additional taxes would average about $50 per person. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. In 1882, the Central Railroad opened the lake's first passenger station at Nolan's Point and began running excursion trains the following year; a day's picnic away from the city, surrounded by a beautiful natural setting. Lake Hopatcong Home For Sale $299,900 Vintage charmer, modern amenities! Happy visitors wanted to stay longer than the Central's one-day excursions, yet there were only a few small hotels along Hopatcong's shore. Accessible by boat and car ferry only. Breathtaking views. White buds emerge in late July, heralding a maturation of summer ….. August brings huge white blooms that turn to a rainbow of white/cream/pink/red as fall progresses into October. But John Reading, an early surveyor, used the lake's Indian name "Huppakong" in his 1715 journal and stayed in a "whigwam" there the following year. Celebrating ten fantastic years in our Branchville location, this family-owned authentic Mexican restaurant offers all your favorites with a few surprises, expertly prepared and exquisitely presented. Until then, you can refer to the museum's engaging website. Among the many initiatives that the Foundation has already supported is the new Prospect Trail System, where a wide manicured path already leads through a wooded area from just north of the Brady Bridge over to Liffy Island.