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Crystal Lake


3Listings$275K-$400K$975KTotal Value
Crystal Lake, Connecticut

Crystal Lake real estate is considered a top twenty market for lake homes for sale in Connecticut.

Typically there are around 10 to 20 land lots and homes for sale on Crystal Lake.

Crystal Lake homes for sale can range anywhere from $40,000 to $700,000, creating a total market value over $2 million.

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(860) 749-3550
446 Billings Rd
Somers, CT 06071
  • Counties: Tolland County
  • Fish: Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass
  • Notable events: Ellington Annual Winterfest
  • History: Nipmuc Indians resided here and called the lake Wabbaquasset, meaning "place where cattails grow".
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- max speed lowered on Sundays to 5 mph between 12:00PM and 5:00PM
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- No public docking
(860) 872-0501
31 Union St
Vernon, CT 06066
Bradly International Airport
Schoephoester Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
22 miles away
Ellington Airport
360 Somers Rd, Ellington, CT 06029
5 miles away
    About Crystal Lake
    25 Minutes from the Conveniences of Hartford

    Crystal Lake is a beautiful body of water in Northern Connecticut situated between Ellington and Stafford. The two towns provide stores, restaurants, salons, and other typical establishments.

    Hartford is around 30 minutes away. Bradley International Airport or the Hartford Hospital are equally 20 miles away along with other city conveniences.

    Crystal Lake History

    Crystal Lake was first home to the Nipmuc Indians called the lake “Wabbaquesset” for the many grassy cocktails growing around the lake. The Square Lake and Ruby Lake before it was permanently named Crystal Lake in 1889.

    By the 1890s, the lake was a flourishing recreational area with hotels, cabins, and cottages. The Sandy Beach Ballroom peaked in the 1930s when it hosted big names like Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway. The following years were filled with carnivals, sailboat races, dances, and more.

    200 Acres for Recreation

    Crystal Lake is still a tremendous recreational location offering 200 acres of water for a variety of activities.

    Kayak, canoe, or paddleboard around the waters for a relaxing endeavor. If you are into sailing, you can compete in one of the yearly competitions. Sandy Beach is an excellent stretch of sand for swimming, tanning, and other activities.

    This lake is a hotspot for bass and trout, keeping fishers on the lake every day. The annual bass tournament is a fun fishing event that attracts participants from all over.

    Nearby Fun

    Stafford Motor Speedway has 10,000 seats that quickly sell-out for many exciting races held at the track. Sonny’s Place is a family-friendly amusement center with go-karts, mini-golf, a driving range, arcade, and a restaurant.

    Unbeatable Lake Property

    Invest in property on Crystal Lake to enjoy its recreational opportunities in a peaceful environment.