The opportunity to own a brand new townhome right on the shores of Lake Hopatcong is attracting buyers to Mariner’s Pointe, where homes priced from the mid $400s are moving quickly.The community includes a number of upscale amenities and lakefront recreation spaces, as well as a private deeded boat slip that comes with each home. Located close to Route 80, it’s less than an hour’s drive from Manhattan and just three minutes away from NJ Transit’s Lake Hopatcong rail station.Three distinctive home designs are currently available at Mariner’s Pointe, boasting either a wooded home site just steps from the lake, or a lakefront home site with spectacular views.The Spinnaker homes start at $449,000 and offer two bedrooms and 1,606 square feet of living space. Home buyers enjoy direct lake views from the home’s living area and private outdoor patio, as well as impeccably designed interior spaces.All homes come with a private, deeded boat slip on the community’s permanent boat dock. The dock, attached to steel pilings, features a bubbler system for winter dock protection and includes direct access to electrical hookups and hose bibs. The slips are generously sized and can accommodate a wide variety of watercraft.Mariner’s Pointe also offers a covered lakefront pavilion and sundeck, and a multi-tiered lakefront gathering area with plenty of lounge seating for residents to relax, enjoy an outdoor meal and socialize with their neighbors. Lavish amenities All homes in the community are well-appointed with Bargello wide plank flooring, lush carpeting, nine-foot ceiling heights, and gourmet kitchens with custom wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and quartz countertops. Lavish baths are adorned with porcelain tile flooring, warm wood vanities with stone or quartz countertops, and dual vanity sinks in the owner’s suite.Special builder’s incentives on express delivery homes are currently available for a limited time. Attractions such as the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, Garden State Yacht Club, Lake Hopatcong Golf Club, Lake Hopatcong Cruises, and waterfront restaurants such as Stone Water, Alice’s, The Windlass, Pavinci Grill and Patrick’s Pub are all just a few minutes away from Mariner’s Pointe by car or boat. More than a dozen golf courses are within a 30-minute drive of Mariner’s Pointe.Popular ski slopes in the Poconos and in Sussex County offer winter recreation, and nearby Stokes State Forest offers hiking, camping, fishing and cross country skiing.The Mariner’s Pointe onsite sales office is located at 16 Lawrie Avenue, Hopatcong, and is open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.., or by appointment. Several model homes are available to tour. To schedule a private appointment, call Patrick “Ted” Hanley at (201) 779-7740. For more information, visit www.marinerspointenj.com.