Waterfront Communities in The Islands

The Islands consists of three separate man made lakes that are boat friendly with over 400 single family home lakeside lots.  For those who enjoy the waterways, any three of the lakes provide over 1/2 mile of boating.  Many homes are located on lots where the opposite shore is over 200 feet.  The location of The Islands is equidistant between the US60, the 202, and the 101 freeways so getting around to any part of Phoenix is not a problem.  The Islands cover 2.5 square miles, so you’re bound to find a house that is just right.

The Islands Lake Community in Gilbert, Az.

Many differrent builders are represented in The Islands.  You’ll find homes built by Continental, UDC, Hunter, Superstition Homes, US Homes, Blandford in addition to the custom homes throughout the community.

The Island Lakefront Homes

Satellite View of The  Islands

Gilbert Waterfront Homes

Chandler Waterfront Homes

Waterfront property in The Islands can be found in subdivisions such as Catalina Bay, Key Harbor, Windhaven, Harbor Point, Coral Point, The Shores, Lake Mirage, Desert Shores, Sandcastle Village, and Tres Vistas.  Home sizes range from around 1,300 to over 4,000 sq.ft. on over-sized 1/4 lots.

For those  with school age children, it is important to know that homes in The Islands south of Warner Rd. are in the Chandler School District, while those north of Warner Rd. are in the Gilbert School District boundaries.

Close to Gilbert Amenities

Less than 1 mile north of The Islands is The McQueen Park and Activity Center. On the east side of the activity center, there are 2 basketball courts, 2 sand volleyball courts and 2 tennis courts with a picnic/barbeque area close by. To the south of the basketball and tennis courts are four softball diamonds.

To the east in the Historic District of Gilbet, you’ll find the Hale Centre Theatre and favorite restaurants such as Joe’s Real Barbeque, The Farmhouse,  Next to the McQueen Activity Center is one of the many jogging trails that run throughout the east valley. If you enjoy jogging or riding your bike, the trails will provide miles of enjoyment without having to worry about sharing the  road with  cars.  If you head so to the 202 freeway, a couple of minutes drive to the east will put you in the middle of the San Tan Village Outdoor Mall.

If you would like to receive updated listings of homes in The Islands, click on Receive The Islands Homes via e-mail.   To search for waterfront homes, go to  Advanced Waterfront Search.

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 Lakefront Homes for Sale in The Islands

$224,900 :: 1129 W MANGO Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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2 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 1,358 sq ft
Lot Size: 2,178 sq ft
Added: 10/20/17, Last Updated: 10/20/17
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 5677242
Community: COVE AT THE ISLANDS LOT 1-173
Tract: COVE AT THE ISLANDS LOT 1-173
Status: Active


Beautiful move in ready townhouse in the highly desirable island neighborhood. Brand new carpet in bedrooms, fresh interior paint throughout the property as well as laminate and tile floors. Large living room area welcomes you into the vaulted ceiling and a gorgeous fireplace with plenty of upgrades. Eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and plenty of cabinet space is also perfect for entertaining. Downstairs you will also find a powder and laundry room. Upstairs loft overlooks the living room and the Master suite offers a vaulted ceiling, walk in closet and a master bath with double sinks. Just off the 2nd bedroom is another full upgraded bathroom. Sliding door downstairs leads to a private patio with stunning landscaping design and Saltillo tile. MUST SEEPictures will be posted soon

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$649,900 :: 1401 W SANDPIPER Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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4 beds, 2.75 baths
Home size: 3,884 sq ft
Lot Size: 10,018 sq ft
Added: 10/20/17, Last Updated: 10/20/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5676764
Community: TRES VISTAS LOT 1-26 PARCEL A-
Tract: TRES VISTAS LOT 1-26 PARCEL A-
Status: Active


Gilbert's fabulous ''Islands'' community. Lake #1 is freshwater w/ catch and release fishing, great boating & fabulous sunsets(sorry no swimming). This former ''Street of Dreams'' home is like resort living. Professionally landscaped yard slopes to a beautiful water view w/a boat dock ready backyard. Inside, a foyer w/marble tile flooring and plush carpet. Open & airy floor plan, waterfront windows, 20ft ceilings, skylight,two fireplaces,2nd story balcony,formal dining, sunken living rm w/fireplace,family rm, & a roomy kitchen. Oversized master bedroom suite w/2 walk-in closets & soaking tub. Over $100,000 in upgrades. Hurry it will go fast!!!

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$394,500 :: 853 W EMERALD ISLAND Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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4 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 2,414 sq ft
Lot Size: 9,147 sq ft
Added: 10/12/17, Last Updated: 10/19/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5673311
Community: NEWPORT
Tract: NEWPORT
Status: Active


This Amazing house is READY for you! For the Chef there's a Gourmet Kitchen with Jenn-air Appliances, wine-chiller, built-in microwave, Gorgeous Granite Slab counters, Pantry with pull-out shelves...simply awesome! 4th Bedroom is being used as a den. Bathrooms have tile showers and Granite counters. The backyard is an oasis with meticulously maintained easy-care landscaping, Pebble-tec Pool and covered patio with built-in grill. House has had significant energy efficiency updates, inspected by SRP, and awarded an energy star certificate in 2017. The contractor provides a Lifetime guarantee that transfers on all treated areas including ductwork and attic seals. Kinetico Soft Water R/O system conveys. Come and take a look; you will want to write an offer!

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$390,000 :: 417 S LAKE MIRAGE Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,101 sq ft
Lot Size: 4,356 sq ft
Added: 10/19/17, Last Updated: 10/19/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5676547
Community: THE ISLANDS
Tract: THE ISLANDS
Status: Active


Updated WATERFRONT home in The Islands! You'll love waking up every morning to the view of the lake from the conveniently located downstairs Master bedroom. This light & bright home features large eat-in kitchen w solid wood cabinets & pull-out shelves, stainless appliances w convection oven, and beautiful quartz counter tops. Large open concept LR & DR w vaulted ceiling. Gas fireplace w deco-glass in LR w large patio door to lakeside backyard. 2 spacious bedrooms upstairs w walk-in-closets plus private deck! Central vac, plantation shutters, updated master bath w walk-in shower, fresh paint inside & out, and all new wood-look tile throughout entire home. Covered patio, grass area, and new dock! Community pool/spa. Just minutes to downtown Gilbert/Chandler restaurant district!

Listed with Keller Williams Realty East Valley


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$255,000 :: 1018 W REDONDO Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 1,637 sq ft
Lot Size: 4,356 sq ft
Added: 09/14/17, Last Updated: 10/19/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5660024
Community: MERIT HOMES AT THE ISLANDS LOT
Tract: MERIT HOMES AT THE ISLANDS LOT
The price of this listing was last reduced on 9/14/2017 by 2%
Status: Active


Pride of Ownership is evident inside and out of this meticulous Home in Merit Homes at The Islands. Great curb appeal, soothing palette, soaring ceilings, beautiful tile floor, window blinds, ceiling fans, and French doors to Bonus Room. Bright & cheery kitchen features bay window, white appliances, upgraded lighting, stylish counters, and wood cabinetry. Great gathering place for family and friends. 2 bedrooms and bath on first level. Grand master retreat boasts double door entry, walk-in closet, and private master suite. Plush carpet in master bedroom and title in 2 other bedrooms, ample closets, and 2 baths. Plus, new carpet, new paint, and new air conditioning. Charming low maintenance backyard with patio, colorful flora, and endless blue skies. A must-see home on your list!

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$304,900 :: 869 W SHELLFISH Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,035 sq ft
Lot Size: 6,098 sq ft
Added: 10/16/17, Last Updated: 10/16/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5675130
Community: MARTINQUE 2 AT THE ISLANDS
Tract: MARTINQUE 2 AT THE ISLANDS
Status: Active


Beautiful two-story home in Gilbert's desirable Islands Community! This home is complete with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, loft, new carpeting in all the right places, and new 2-toned paint throughout! Kitchen showcases gorgeous cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and breakfast bar! Exit to beautiful, low maintenance backyard and covered patio - great for entertaining! Upstairs loft is great space for kids play room/teen hang out spot! Master complete with private, updated en-suite bathroom! You DO NOT want to miss this one!*Seller recently paid for a 3rd party complete home inspection (attached). Home Inspection is attached including all completed repairs. *One or more employees or affiliates of the Seller are licensed real estate agents*

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$469,900 :: 525 S ROCK HARBOR Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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5 beds, 3.5 baths
Home size: 3,441 sq ft
Lot Size: 11,325 sq ft
Added: 09/29/17, Last Updated: 10/16/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5667067
Community: HARBOR POINT LOT 1-78 LAKE EAS
Tract: HARBOR POINT LOT 1-78 LAKE EAS
The price of this listing was last reduced on 9/29/2017 by 2%
Status: Active


Custom basement home on a huge oversized lot! This 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home is well appointed with vaulted ceilings, Travertine flooring, fresh two tone interior paint, new carpet and wood shutters throughout. Feels like a single level home until you find the secret door to the large basement featuring game room with pool table, bar and two additional bedrooms downstairs. Kitchen boasts wood cabinets, Granite counters, double oven, custom backsplash and walk-in pantry. Backyard is an entertainers dream with oversized Pebble Tec pool, built in BBQ and fire pit. The home also features a 3 car garage, RV gate, central vac, and laundry chute to basement! Come see for yourself!

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$390,999 :: 1341 W WINDRIFT Way, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,017 sq ft
Lot Size: 4,356 sq ft
Added: 09/15/17, Last Updated: 10/16/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5661079
Community: SANDCASTLE VILLAGE LOT 1-31 TR
Tract: SANDCASTLE VILLAGE LOT 1-31 TR
The price of this listing was last reduced on 10/11/2017 by 2%
Status: Active


This North/ South exposure home has been fully updated and offers 3 bedrooms that all have a water view. 2.5 bathrooms that have granite and under-mount sinks. The entire first floor has new wood-look tile and a wood-burning fireplace with travertine stacked stone. The kitchen offers all new soft close cabinets including 2 lazy Susan's and all lower cabinets are drawers for ease of use. The kitchen has brand new granite countertops, subway tile backsplash and a garden window for growing fresh herbs. All brand new stainless steel appliances. This home offers a large pantry off the kitchen that measures 9 feet long by 5 feet deep. The laundry room has a beautiful granite countertop folding area and stainless steel hanging rack. Relax in your paved backyard or take a dip in the pool.

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$439,999 :: 907 W SHERRI Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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5 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 3,034 sq ft
Lot Size: 10,018 sq ft
Added: 09/20/17, Last Updated: 10/15/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5662895
Community: WINDHAVEN UNIT 3
Tract: WINDHAVEN UNIT 3
The price of this listing was last reduced on 10/4/2017 by 0%
Status: Active


$10,000 PRICE REDUCTION!! 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 baths, and upgrades throughout. Vaulted ceilings. Separate family, living, and dining rooms. Custom shutters on all the main floor windows and custom blinds on all upstairs windows. Unbelievable kitchen with all the cabinet and counter space you'd ever need. Upgraded cabinetry, granite counters, and views of the beautiful back yard which is like an oasis. Built-in wet bar! Fantastic landscaping in the rear with sparking swimming pool, spa, fire pit and built in fireplace under Ramada. You will fall in love. You don't want to miss out on this great opportunity. Home resides in one of the Best Communities in Gilbert~ ''The Islands'' . Residents enjoy Biking, Fishing, all year!!

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$364,999 :: 421 S TIAGO Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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5 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 2,873 sq ft
Lot Size: 8,276 sq ft
Added: 09/21/17, Last Updated: 10/12/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5663140
Community: NEWPORT LOT 1-101
Tract: NEWPORT LOT 1-101
The price of this listing was last reduced on 9/21/2017 by 3%
Status: Active


Relax under the misters or float in the crystal-clear pool while gazing at the palm trees and enjoy island life at its best! Centrally located east valley location in the highly sought-after Islands community, this beautiful home is in the heart of everything and checks all the important boxes. 5 beds, 3 baths, beautifully polished 3-car epoxy-floored garage, RV gate and a granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Spacious open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, two master bedrooms, Jacuzzi tub in main master along with walk-in closet and a large balcony overlooking the picturesque backyard. Professionally painted and visually appealing, all this home needs is you! Full home water purification system including refreshing ice-cold R/O water. Large shed stores all your outdoor (SEE MORE)

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