Homes for sale with Ponds

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Here is the latest list of homes for sale with ponds or pond views

What makes a pond different from a lake?  Both are open bodies of fresh water in a depression in the ground. A pond is usually smaller and shallower than a lake. Because they are shallower than lakes, ponds have plants growing on the bottom of them from one side to the other. Most ponds are less than six or seven feet deep. Plants need sunlight to grow and lakes are usually too deep in the middle for plants to grow on the bottom. The temperature of the water in a pond is usually about the same from the top to the bottom and it changes with the air temperature. In really cold places, ponds can freeze solid from top to bottom!

There are two types of ponds, permanent and temporary. Permanent ponds exist year-round. Temporary or vernal ponds usually develop in the spring when rain and melting snow fill in depressions in the ground.

Plant Identification if your considering homes for sale with ponds

Aquatic plants are generally divided into four groups for management purposes. These groups are the Algae, Floating Plants, Submerged Plants, and Emergent Plants.

planktonic_algae_thumbAlgae are very primitive plants. Some algae are microscopic (planktonic algae), others are thin and stringy or hair-like (filamentous algae), while still others are large and resemble higher plants but without true roots (chara).

giant_salvinia_thumbTrue Floating Plants are not attached to the bottom. Floating plants come in sizes from very small (duckweed) to over a foot in diameter (water hyacinth). Most have roots that hang in the water from the floating green portions.

variable-leaf_watermilfoil_thumbSubmerged Plants are rooted plants with most of their vegetative mass below the water surface, although some portions may stick above the water. One discerning characteristic of submerged plants is their flaccid or soft stems, which is why they do not usually rise above the water’s surface.

white_water_lily_thumbEmergent Plants are rooted plants often along the shoreline that stand above the surface of the water (cattails). The stems of emergent plants are somewhat stiff or firm.

Many ponds have more than one type of aquatic plant, and care must be taken to identify all the aquatic plants inhabiting the pond. Some pond plants may be beneficial to local or migratory wildlife, and therefore, may want to be encouraged or at least not eliminated. Click on whichever group of aquatic plants that you feel your specimen may belong to and work through the examples until you find it.


Here are some informative links if your looking for homes for sale with ponds:

Penn State Pond Management

How to Care for Ponds



Homes for sale with Ponds/Pond Views

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24 Arrowwood Court, Howell, NJ 07731
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.1
Square Footage: 3400
Year Built: 2005
Area: Howell (HOW)
Subdivision: Toscana In How
Description: In the sought-after ''Toscana in Howell'' development, this beautiful 3,400...
Last Updated: January - 29 - 2018
1644 Martin Road, Wall, NJ 07753
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 3.1
Year Built: 1988
Area: Wall (WAL)
Subdivision: None
Description: Don't miss this incredible opportunity to own over 5,800 sqft of a custom d...
Last Updated: January - 28 - 2018
81 Phillip E. Frank Way, Cliffwood, NJ 07721
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2.1
Square Footage: 1980
Year Built: 2015
Area: Aberdeen (ABE)
Subdivision: The Bluffs @ Aberdeen
Description: Backing up to the woods with peaceful pond views, this two-year old Ryan Ho...
Last Updated: January - 27 - 2018
Patio and Landscaping to Views
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.1
Year Built: 1970
Area: Sea Girt (SEG)
Subdivision: None
Description: Fabulous Find! From the minute you enter, the dramatic impact of the floor...
Last Updated: January - 25 - 2018
292 Lanes Pond Road, Howell, NJ 07731
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1539
Year Built: 1984
Area: Howell (HOW)
Subdivision: None
Description: PRIVACY GALORE! Searching for a home that is surrounded by nature, yet clos...
Last Updated: January - 25 - 2018
312 The Terrace, Sea Girt, NJ 08750
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 3.2
Square Footage: 4040
Year Built: 1965
Area: Sea Girt (SEG)
Subdivision: None
Description: Too good to be true! Picturesque setting!Bring the kids and the grandkids! ...
Last Updated: January - 24 - 2018
6 Bedroom 4.5 Bath colonial on 1.75 acres....
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# of Bedrooms: 6
# of Bathrooms: 4.1
Square Footage: 5640
Year Built: 1973
Area: Middletown (MID)
Subdivision: None
Description: Located in Middletown but postal zip code 07701-Red Bank. Colonial lakefron...
Last Updated: January - 15 - 2018
Spectacular gardens and terraces for entertaining
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.2
Year Built: 1999
Area: Rumson (RUM)
Subdivision: None
Description: Exceptional Value in Rumson-Stunning architectural design coupled with outs...
Last Updated: January - 12 - 2018
279 Millstone Road, Millstone, NJ 08510
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 3063
Year Built: 1972
Area: Millstone (MIL)
Subdivision: None
Description: One Of A Kind!! A Little Piece Of Kentucky Has Been Transplanted To Western...
Last Updated: January - 12 - 2018
17 Brookview Drive, Colts Neck, NJ 07722
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.1
Square Footage: 4467
Year Built: 1967
Area: Colts Neck (COL)
Subdivision: None
Description: Classic & elegant best describes this custom 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home situa...
Last Updated: January - 11 - 2018

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