Colonial Lakes is a residential subdivision of detached, single family homes built primarily during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Median age is ca. 1968. Median interior living space is approximately 1,700 sq. ft. Median lot size is approximately 1/4 of an acre.
Homes range from 2 to 5 bedrooms with 1 to 2-1/2 baths; approximately 2/3rds of the homes have full basements; about three-quarters of the homes have 1 or 2 car attached garages.
Access to the Colonial Lakes neighborhood is from Whitehead Road onto Lakedale Drive; from Brunswick Avenue (Route 1) onto Colonial Lake Drive or Hopatcong Drive.