The Islands Lake at SunsetGilbert Waterfront and Lake Communities

Gilbert Arizona continually ranks high as a preferred Phoenix suburb.  For those with an eye for waterfront homes, it also draws their attention since Gilbert has more lake communities than any other Phoenix city except Chandler.  Gilbert offers a range of waterfront opportunities that includes townhouses, single family dwellings, water ski and wake board property and lakes that allow pontoon boats and canoes.

Gilbert Waterfront Community Profiles

Gilbert, comprised of 76  sq.miles in the southeast valley,  has 8 lake communities, 3 of which allow water skiing; Playa Del Rey, Santan Lakeside Estates, and Crystal Point.   Here’s a brief summary of the waterfront lake communities in Gilbert:

Val Vista Lakes is a 900 acre master planned community with 24 residential subdivisions and one of the best community val-vista-lakes-poolclubhouses in the southeast valley and includes a range of housing options from townhouses to  luxury waterfront homes in gated communities.  Val Vista Lakes Elementary is also located within the community making it even more attractive to families.

Val Vista Lakes Waterfront Homes for sale

Val Vista Lakes Homes for Sale

View of Val Vista Lakes

The clubhouse features a sand beach community pool, racquetball courts, weight and aerobic facilities, and eight tennis courts. Val Vista Lakes features walking paths, parks, and greenbelts throughout the community.

The Islands  Father & Son Enjoying the WildlifeOne of the larger lake communities in the valley, The Islands offers a range of waterfront properties that provide a perfect setting for waterfront views and pontoon boating.  If you’re around in December you can enjoy the holiday boat parade.

The Islands Waterfront Property for Sale

The Islands Homes for Sale

Satellite View of The  Islands

As with many Gilbert lake communities, you’ll appreciate the clarity of the water  in The Islands compared to other valley lake communities.Wake boarding at Playa 2

Playa Del Rey This  is one of the three water ski lakes and is especially favorable to wake boarders. There are 34 waterfront residences on the main ski lake, but all Playa Del Rey homeowners can enjoy water skiing and wake boarding with the community boat ramp on the east side of the lake.   Satellite view of Playa del Rey

Playa del Rey waterfront homes for sale

Playa del Rey Homes for Sale

The lake measures 1,150 feet long by 350 feet wide with an island in the middle. This is significantly shorter than Crystal Point which measures 2,250 feet long. On the positive side, the Playa Del Rey monthly HOA fees are 1/3 of those at Crystal Point and Santan Lakeside Estates.  Homes in Playa Del Rey range in size from 2,500 to 4,500 sq.ft.

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Santan Lakeside Estates  is one of three ski communities in Gilbert and features the newest and most expensive ski

lake community homes in the valley.  Twenty waterfront owners enjoy one acre lots at the foot of the san tan mountains. Satellite view of Santan Lakeside Estates

Santan Lakeside homes and lots for sale

Santan Lakeside is only 8 miles from the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport and Santan Village shopping center and restaurants. Only AWSA boats are permitted at Santan Lakeside Estates and wakeboarding is not permitted.

Stonebridge Lakes, located in Gilbert  and almost equidistant between The Stonebridge Lakes Waterfront HomesIslands and Val Vista Lakes, has two separate communities, the Estates and the Manor.

Stonebridge Lakes Homes for Sale

Stonebridge Lakes Waterfront Homes for Sale

Unlike many lake communities, Stonebridge Lakes features two community pools and is located right next to one of the popular jogging and biking trails and is very close to Gilbert’s largest park, Freestone Park.  It is also close to downtown Gilbert which features many popular restaurants and the Halle theatre.

Lago Estancia  is made up of two bodies of water.  There are two sizes of waterfront lots in Lago Estancia, those under 5,000 sq.ft. and those over 7,000 sq.ft. The other distinguishing characteristic of waterfront homes in Lago Estancia is some of the homes are separated from the water by a common area walking path.  For those owners who do not live on the water this provides an opportunity to enjoy walks along the waterfront. The potential buyers must be aware of those that are waterfront homes and those that are simply lakeview properties.

Lago Estancia Waterfront Homes

Lago Estancia Homes for Sale

Satellite View of Lago Estancia

cliff-in-front-of-house Crystal Point is a gated luxury lake community with 20 water ski properties; 18 custom homes and 2 vacant lots. The lake measures approx. 2,300 ft. in length and at least 200 ft. wide. It is the only water ski lake with a jump.  Home sites are typically  20,000 sq.ft. in size with custom homes that range in size from  3,400 to 7,500 sq.ft.   Crystal Point is conveniently located only 15 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport.

Crystal Point Estates homes for sale   (very probable no homes are for sale)

Satellite view of Crystal Point

The rules and regulations will be very similar to those for Santan Lakeside Estates so it is important to check regarding the use of wake boards.

Wind Drift is one of the smaller lake communities in Gilbert. It features 50  waterfront lots.DSCF9317  The community was built in the mid- 1990’s.  Freestone Park, Gilbert’s largest, is  to the north of the community  and Gilbert High  School is right across the street to the south.

Wind Drift Homes for Sale

Wind Drift Waterfront Homes 

Freeway access is ideal with the US60 just two miles to the north and the newer 101 loop less than 3 miles to the southeast.

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Gilbert has a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Who would have thought that you could find an ice skating & hockey rink in the desert.  Check out Polar Ice in the middle of Gilbert.  For those who want a different twist to a golfing experience, visit the recent addition at TopGolf.  A one of a kind experience awaits you gilbert-library-on-lakeat Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch which neighbors the southeast valley library .  The Riparian Preserve includes an observatory, catch and release fishing, bird watching and walking trails. Other recreational options include the Freestone Activity Center,  McQueen Activity Center, and Big League Dreams.  For those who enjoy jogging, biking, and walking, make sure to be aware of east valley jogging and biking paths. Or reward your canine companion at the award winning Cosmo Dog Park.

In terms of restaurants, some of my favorites include Joe’s Farmhouse Grill, Liberty Market, and Joe’s Farm Grill.   There is plenty of shopping at the newer Santan Village outdoor shopping mall.

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$1,899,000 :: 193 N SKI Court, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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6 beds, 7 baths
Home size: 6,700 sq ft
Lot Size: 20,037 sq ft
Added: 09/20/17, Last Updated: 02/09/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5662648
Community: CRYSTAL POINT ESTATES AMD LOT
Tract: CRYSTAL POINT ESTATES AMD LOT
The price of this listing was last reduced on 11/15/2017 by 5%
Status: Active


Beautiful Custom home on a private water ski lake. Water ski, tube, wakeboard, all out your back door. This home is the builders personal home. Custom in every way. Master Suite, plus office & guest bedroom all on the first floor. All bedrooms have their own full bathroom. Open great room with 21ft ceiling open wall of windows to the beautiful lake view. Granite counter tops, Top of the line stainless steel appliances, double ovens, warming draw, 6 burner Thermador Cook top, custom oak cabinets through out the home. Large center island with vegetable sink & eating area. Large covered patio with built in misters, built in BBQ & sink. Private boat dock with sink & small refrigerator. Large ski house to store tubes, wake boards, skis Large 5 car garage with built in cabinets, epoxy floor

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$1,625,000 :: 3680 E LACOSTA Court, Gilbert AZ, 85298

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5 beds, 5.5 baths
Home size: 5,505 sq ft
Lot Size: 35,283 sq ft
Added: 01/30/18, Last Updated: 01/30/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5716256
Community: SanTan Lakeside Estates
Tract: SanTan Lakeside Estates
Status: Active


Santan Lakeside Estates is a prestigious gated, lakeside community. This multimillion dollar Gilbert community offers the perfect balance of luxury and lifestyle. This custom home features all the best in quality and detail. Gorgeous cantera stone fireplaces and columns. The knotty alder cabinets, doors, crown molding and natural stone provide beauty and warmth. Top of the line appliances include double subzero refrigerator/freezer and special order wolf range. Notice the beautifully designed artwork medal glass front door, oversized windows, and custompocket doors. All bedrooms have walk in closets and private bath. The resort like back yard complete with pool, jacuzzi, sport court, fire pots, trampoline, built-in BBQ, and lush landscaping. There is some much more to this amazing home.

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$250,000 :: 7287 S TWILIGHT Court, Queen Creek AZ, 85142

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0 beds, 0 bath
Home size: 0 sq ft
Lot Size: 34,848 sq ft
Added: 02/02/17, Last Updated: 12/15/17
Property Type: Lot/Land/Acreage
MLS Number: 5555604
Community: SANTAN SUNRISE ESTATES
Tract: SANTAN SUNRISE ESTATES
The price of this listing was last reduced on 2/2/2017 by 9%
Status: Active


Here's your opportunity to be one the first homes in the small community!! Only 10 lots in the Subdivision. Surrounded by Million Dollar homes - a great place to build your dream custom home!!

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$1,250,000 :: 7255 S Twilight Court, Queen Creek AZ, 85142

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5 beds, 6 baths
Home size: 5,028 sq ft
Lot Size: 34,848 sq ft
Added: 11/15/17, Last Updated: 11/15/17
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5688435
Community: SANTAN SUNRISE ESTATES
Tract: SANTAN SUNRISE ESTATES
Status: Active


To be Built New Construction Luxury Custom Home! Only 5 sites are left, hurry and pick all your own finishes. Santa Barbara inspired architecture with high end luxurious interior design finishes throughout. Featuring a spacious open floor plan with 12 ft. ceilings, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, spacious den, formal living room, dining room, 2 beautiful fireplaces, generous laundry room and a 4 car garage. Custom Gourmet kitchen with Thermador appliances, large granite island, breakfast nook, ice maker, wine tower and spacious walk-in pantry. Sprawling Master Suite has a private exit to back patio, gorgeous fireplace and massive double walk-in closet. Located on a private street with individually gated homes and gorgeous mountain views, this home has it all!

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$569,000 :: 362 S BAY SHORE Boulevard, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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4 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 3,211 sq ft
Lot Size: 6,534 sq ft
Added: 02/17/18, Last Updated: 02/17/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5725089
Community: DESERT SHORES AT THE ISLANDS
Tract: DESERT SHORES AT THE ISLANDS
Status: Active


Please text or call for Full Video Virtual Tour. This gorgeous home has been professionally remodeled and it shows! Flagstone & wood throughout all areas! Beautiful Kitchen has upgraded Alder Cabinets, Granite Counters, & Stainless Steel Appliances! Open layout to family room features a wrap around wall system & Corner Granite Eichler Gas Fireplace, Surround Sound, & wall to wall windows w/ amazing views of the lake! Master Suite, has highly upgraded bathroom w/ Carerra Marble Counters, porcelain tile shower & much more! Backyard features flagstone throughout all patio areas, gazebo w/outdoor cook center, Lynx BBQ, gas firepit, waterfall, newly renovated oversized dock & breathtaking views of the wateris a private small park on the lake.

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$325,777 :: 1353 W Crystal Springs Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,150 sq ft
Lot Size: 3,920 sq ft
Added: 01/30/17, Last Updated: 02/15/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5553974
Community: CORAL POINT
Tract: CORAL POINT
The price of this listing was last reduced on 5/31/2017 by 4%
Status: Active


Welcome home to this newly updated property in an exclusive gated waterfall communitylocated with The Gilbert Islands. This single family home but the HOA covers private streetmaintenance, exterior painting every 7 years, and maintenance of the beautiful waterfalls that thisneighborhood is famous for. Do you want to avoid yard work and still have gorgeous landscaping?Well, the HOA covers that, too! Home was recently updated with the new tile inside and on the backyard. You have to see it to appreciate it. Largest Former Model Home in the community. Buyer toverify all the material facts and information in regards to the size and shape of the property.

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$344,500 :: 1326 W CLEAR SPRING Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 2,016 sq ft
Lot Size: 3,920 sq ft
Added: 02/15/18, Last Updated: 02/15/18
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 5724005
Community: CORAL POINT REPLAT LOT 76-101
Tract: CORAL POINT REPLAT LOT 76-101
Status: Active


WATERFRONT LAKEFRONT LOT in a GATED COMMUNITY with a gorgeous backyard that backs up to the water. Sit out on the balcony and watch the beautiful waterfall. Home has bay windows in the dining room and kitchen. Awesome views from the dining room. Home has Two Zone Air Conditioners. Masterbath has separate Shower and Tub. Home flows smoothly and has great views. Also you can put your boat in the big lake and take it up to the community pool and spa.

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$249,990 :: 1106 W EDGEWATER Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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2 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 1,198 sq ft
Lot Size: 2,178 sq ft
Added: 02/15/18, Last Updated: 02/15/18
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 5723932
Community: COVE AT THE ISLANDS LOT 1-173
Tract: COVE AT THE ISLANDS LOT 1-173
Status: Active


Welcome to beautiful waterfront living in the Islands!! This two bedroom, two and one half bath townhouse is filled with an abundance of natural light. The home features a spacious family room with a soaring ceiling, fireplace, and impressive views of the water. The upstairs boasts of two spacious bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. The home offers a 2 car garage, water softener, and an open patio to enjoy the AZ evenings. All of this and recently painted on the interior! Great Gilbert location close to shopping, freeways, and entertainment. The home has tons of potential, and just needs your personal touches. Bring an offer today!

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$600,000 :: 1560 W COMMERCE Avenue, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 2,861 sq ft
Lot Size: 9,583 sq ft
Added: 01/12/18, Last Updated: 02/12/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5708539
Community: PLAYA DEL REY AMENDED
Tract: PLAYA DEL REY AMENDED
Status: Active


WATER SKI LAKE FRONT PROPERTY!!, The only home on ARMLS on the water ski lake in the gated community of Play Del Rey. This update to the interior of this home was just completed, new flooring, SS appliances including a new built-in ice maker, trash compactor, microwave, smooth top range, built-in oven and dishwasher. New light fixtures and more. Amazing views across the back of the home of the negavite edge pool with hot tub, fire pots and built in BBQ perfect for entertaining. Ski year round right from your back yard with direct access to the lake from your backyard. 3 car garage with builtin cabinets for lots of storage.

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$1,899,000 :: 193 N SKI Court, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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6 beds, 7 baths
Home size: 6,700 sq ft
Lot Size: 20,037 sq ft
Added: 09/20/17, Last Updated: 02/09/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5662648
Community: CRYSTAL POINT ESTATES AMD LOT
Tract: CRYSTAL POINT ESTATES AMD LOT
The price of this listing was last reduced on 11/15/2017 by 5%
Status: Active


Beautiful Custom home on a private water ski lake. Water ski, tube, wakeboard, all out your back door. This home is the builders personal home. Custom in every way. Master Suite, plus office & guest bedroom all on the first floor. All bedrooms have their own full bathroom. Open great room with 21ft ceiling open wall of windows to the beautiful lake view. Granite counter tops, Top of the line stainless steel appliances, double ovens, warming draw, 6 burner Thermador Cook top, custom oak cabinets through out the home. Large center island with vegetable sink & eating area. Large covered patio with built in misters, built in BBQ & sink. Private boat dock with sink & small refrigerator. Large ski house to store tubes, wake boards, skis Large 5 car garage with built in cabinets, epoxy floor

Listed with The Hogan Group LLC


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$349,950 :: 731 S PUEBLO Street, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 2,308 sq ft
Lot Size: 10,454 sq ft
Added: 12/10/17, Last Updated: 02/08/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5697299
Community: Lago Estancia, WHISPER GROVE L
Tract: Lago Estancia, WHISPER GROVE L
The price of this listing was last reduced on 1/12/2018 by 3%
Status: Active


Just reduced!*Single level backs to lake (view fence)***Located on large pie-piece shaped lot with room for RV gate***Rare find! *** Modified floor plan was a 4 BR originally-now: 3br,3 ba**2 master suites on opposite sides- perfect for guest suite set up***SOLAR SYSTEM electricity installed and fully paid for and stays with the house***Swimming pool, 3 car garage, desert landscaping with mature trees***Vaulted ceilings and many plant shelves throughout**Formal LR & DR, FR, Breakfast nook,sky-lites in FR, washer/dryer/refrigerator **Newer stove and MW**The house needs cosmetic updates and is priced accordingly*** Great community with many water ponds, walkways/jogging paths, green belts, bridge, fountain***Convenient location near everything-shopping and restaurants...

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$739,000 :: 794 S OCEAN Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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5 beds, 3.5 baths
Home size: 4,032 sq ft
Lot Size: 10,454 sq ft
Added: 02/02/18, Last Updated: 02/03/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5718416
Community: CATALINA BAY AT THE ISLANDS UN
Tract: CATALINA BAY AT THE ISLANDS UN
Status: Active


Lakefront stunning resort style living w/negative edge swimming pool. This home has been meticulously maintained & upgraded with the latest trends by the original homeowners. You will appreciate the hard wood flooring, the beautiful kitchen with white cabinets, granite counters & views of the lake. Enjoy entertaining family & friends in this gorgeous home that has views from the formal dining, kitchen, family room and master bedroom retreat. Master Bedroom is over sized & has a walk out deck. Master bathroom has soaking tub, recently remodeled shower, large walk-in closet with lots of shelving. The secondary bedrooms are Huge with walk in closets. Downstairs one bedroom down with bathroom great for guests or could be used as an office. Indoor/Outdoor living awaits as you!

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$725,000 :: 1825 E CYPRESS TREE Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85234

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4 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 2,493 sq ft
Lot Size: 13,939 sq ft
Added: 02/01/18, Last Updated: 02/01/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5717278
Community: LAKESIDE AT VAL VISTA LAKES
Tract: LAKESIDE AT VAL VISTA LAKES
Status: Active


SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT HOME!!! FORMER MODEL ON A PREMIUM LOT! Gated community. Sale price includes, furniture, appliances and the BOAT!!! Breathtaking view and amazing upgrades make this spacious and open home an exceptional deal. The kitchen boasts granite counter tops, sub-zero fridge (included), double oven and breakfast nook where you can enjoy a fabulous view of the lake. Patio area is ideal for entertaining. Family room has electric fireplace. CL water system throughout the home. Val Vista amenities are included in HOA dues and include club house, pool, beach area, tennis and weight room. Walking distance to elementary school and children's playground. COME LIVE A VACATION YEAR ROUND!!!

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$579,500 :: 1161 W REDONDO Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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4 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 3,251 sq ft
Lot Size: 6,098 sq ft
Added: 11/08/17, Last Updated: 02/01/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5684874
Community: CATALINA BAY AT THE ISLANDS 2
Tract: CATALINA BAY AT THE ISLANDS 2
The price of this listing was last reduced on 11/8/2017 by 3%
Status: Active


WATERFRONT HOME with VIEWS from Multiple Rooms including the expanded master suite and its new private balcony. The amazing Views continue from the Great Room and its New Upgraded Fireplace. The Kitchen is Fully Upgraded with Granite Countertops/All New Stainless Steel Appliances and separate Wine Nook with Cooler. Granite and Tile upgrades continue in all 3 full bathrooms. This home has a great backyard for entertaining with large covered patio adjacent to sparkling pool and New Private Boat Dock with Putting Green. Spacious 3 Car Garage. Move in Ready with Spectacular Views. This Islands Home is just minutes away by boat or by walking to the community park which includes large shaded play ground, basketball and sand volleyball courts.

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