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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$1,200,000 :: 340 N SHORE Lane, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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5 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 3,100 sq ft
Lot Size: 20,037 sq ft
Added: 02/22/18, Last Updated: 02/22/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5726800
Community: CRYSTAL POINT ESTATES AMD LOT
Tract: CRYSTAL POINT ESTATES AMD LOT
Status: Active


Arizona Lifestyle at its Finest! Outstanding Waterfront Home located in the beautiful gated community of Crystal Point Estates. Walk out to your boathouse, push a button to lower the boat and enjoy water skiing, wakeboarding, or tubing in your own backyard or enjoy a peaceful cruise around the lake on a paddleboard. It's all about the Arizona Waterfront Lifestyle and Watersports and it's all in Your Backyard! This GORGEOUS 5 BR 3 Bath 3100 sq ft home has been recently updated and is Move-in Ready. A perfect home for entertaining inside and out. It features all new tinted, double pane, low E windows, complete new roof in 2016, newer A/C units, new natural looking wood grain tile throughout, soaring ceilings, soothing palette, large windows,new carpet. Chefs kitchen features-see more

Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


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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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$1,575,000 :: 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: 04/16/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5716256
Community: SanTan Lakeside Estates
Tract: SanTan Lakeside Estates
The price of this listing was last reduced on 4/16/2018 by 3%
Status: Active


REDUCED & MOTIVATED!!! 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, lush landscaping and so much more!!!!

Listed with Sound Realty


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$1,299,000 :: 7319 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: 03/23/18, Last Updated: 03/24/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5741585
Community: SANTAN SUNRISE ESTATES
Tract: SANTAN SUNRISE ESTATES
Status: Active


NEW CONSTRUCTION LUXURY CUSTOM HOME! Expected completion Spring-Summer 2018. Santa Barbara inspired architecture with high-end luxurious designer finishes throughout. Featuring a spacious open floor plan, elaborate ceiling details, Granite, Marble and Quartz countertops, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, spacious den, 2 beautiful fireplaces, generous laundry room, casita and a 4 car garage. Gourmet kitchen features high-end appliances, bar, wine tower, beverage center, ice maker and spacious walk-in pantry. Sprawling Master Suite has a private exit to back patio, spectacular double fireplace, sexy bathtub, large spa shower and double walk-in closet. Tons of storage space. Located on a large 3/4 acre lot with individually gated homes and gorgeous mountain views, this home has it all!

Listed with HomeSmart


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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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$747,000 :: 1814 E LAKECREST Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85234

5 beds, 3.5 baths
Home size: 3,320 sq ft
Lot Size: 16,988 sq ft
Added: 04/26/18, Last Updated: 04/26/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5757045
Community: CRYSTAL SHORES AMD LOT 1-82 TR
Tract: CRYSTAL SHORES AMD LOT 1-82 TR
Status: Active




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$325,000 :: 1425 W CORAL REEF Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 1,967 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,742 sq ft
Added: 04/26/18, Last Updated: 04/26/18
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 5756946
Community: The Islands
Tract: The Islands
Status: Active


Spectacular waterfront TH (3 bed/2.5 bath) in Gilbert's lake community, The Islands. You'll love the soaring ceilings in LR w gorgeous stacked stone fireplace. Entertain guests in DR overlooking water or step outside to extended brick paver patio & dock area. Kitchen features updated cabinets, granite, tile backsplash & stainless steel appliances. Large laundry room/pantry located off kitchen. Convenient half bath downstairs. Upstairs features master retreat w vaulted ceiling & patio doors to balcony overlooking water--perfect for capturing Arizona sunsets. Updated master bath w double sinks & soaking tub. Two more bedrooms upstairs & updated guest bath. HOA maintains landscaping & community pool. Perfect full-time or ''lock & leave'' 2nd home. You'll love living in The Islands!

Listed with Keller Williams Realty East Valley


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$800,000 :: 1825 E MONARCH BAY Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85234

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4 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 3,140 sq ft
Lot Size: 11,761 sq ft
Added: 04/23/18, Last Updated: 04/23/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5755855
Community: CRYSTAL SHORES AT VAL VISTA LA
Tract: CRYSTAL SHORES AT VAL VISTA LA
Status: Active


Must see this beautiful and updated home with dramatic vaulted ceilings on the 'big' lake in the much sought after community of Val Vista Lakes*Enter to living room and separate dining room*Island kitchen has been remodeled with stainless steel appliances, gas stove, beautiful cabinets, walk in pantry and eating area*Family room has marble gas fireplace*Luxury master suite boasts remodeled bathroom with double head shower,Jacuzzi tub, double sinks, and closet organizers*Fabulous yard has outdoor kitchen with sink, bar and grill, *Beautiful pebble tec pool and separate spa with new heater*High pressure mister systems on downstairs patio and upstairs deck*Val Vista Lakes community includes 4 lakes, a swimming lagoon, junior Olympic pool, Jacuzzi*The clubhouse includes cardio room,

Listed with Penfield Properties


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$335,000 :: 687 S Sahuaro Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,299 sq ft
Lot Size: 6,969 sq ft
Added: 03/22/18, Last Updated: 04/22/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5740548
Community: LAGO ESTANCIA
Tract: LAGO ESTANCIA
Status: Active


Rare waterfront property! Beautiful, spacious home. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, large loft. 3 car garage. Beautiful pool. Exterior painted Dec 2013. Just a couple miles away from Downtown Gilbert and all it has to offer.

Listed with Geneva Real Estate and Investments


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$330,000 :: 229 E VAUGHN Avenue, Gilbert AZ, 85234

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 1,678 sq ft
Lot Size: 4,356 sq ft
Added: 04/20/18, Last Updated: 04/21/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5755125
Community: STONEBRIDGE LAKES MANOR LOT 1-
Tract: STONEBRIDGE LAKES MANOR LOT 1-
Status: Active


Water front home within walking/biking distance to Downtown Gilbert. Bike path leads directly to dining, shopping and entertainment.Tons of living space in this cozy home, perfect for entertaining and family gatherings. The amazing outdoor space offers peaceful waterfront views plus you can paddle boat around the lake ( yes the boat comes with) Kayaking is allowed as well as catch and release. This home allows for an amazing resort lifestyle.The guest bedrooms create a private wing with a separate entrance and a shared bathroom. So many possibilities! Two community pools with hot tubs both on the water. One pool is heated.

Listed with Realty ONE Group


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$755,000 :: 1520 E TREASURE COVE Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85234

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5 beds, 3.5 baths
Home size: 3,446 sq ft
Lot Size: 16,988 sq ft
Added: 04/20/18, Last Updated: 04/20/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5754636
Community: Val Vista Lakes WEST LAKE ESTA
Tract: Val Vista Lakes WEST LAKE ESTA
Status: Active


Highly desirable single level custom waterfront home in West Lake Estates*Beautiful entrance with private gated courtyard and front water fountain *Separate guest detached mother-in-law suite or used for private Home office*Large master suite with separate outdoor exit*Huge master closet*Separate tub and shower*Large open and bright custom kitchen with gorgeous views of the lake*Kitchen island*Travertine countertops*Family room with 2 sided gas fireplace with breath taking views of the lake*Split floor*Wonderful backyard for entertaining family and friends with full length patio*Built-in barbecue*Pebble tech pool*Boat dock for private boat*This is a must see*Don't forget about the use of the Val Vista Lakes Club house with beach pool area, swimming pool, gym, tennis and so much more

Listed with Elite Desert Realty, LLC


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$489,000 :: 433 S LAKE MIRAGE Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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4 beds, 3.5 baths
Home size: 2,593 sq ft
Lot Size: 5,227 sq ft
Added: 04/06/18, Last Updated: 04/06/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5747954
Community: LAKE MIRAGE LOT 1-38 TR A-I
Tract: LAKE MIRAGE LOT 1-38 TR A-I
Status: Active


One of the most incredible view lots in The Islands with soaring ceilings and windows to appreciate the one-of-a-kind long lake view in multiple directions. This beautiful home comes with designer kitchen, granite countertops, travertine flooring, and upgraded finishes thought. Two masters, one up and one downstairs equipped with two vanities. Relax outside while enjoying the tranquil water or enjoy an active lifestyle community with restaurants and shopping within walking distance. Exterior includes built in dock, entertaining fridge, and second story patio with views galore.

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$494,999 :: 542 N MONDEL Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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4 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 2,913 sq ft
Lot Size: 8,712 sq ft
Added: 01/29/18, Last Updated: 04/05/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5715811
Community: PLAYA DEL REY AMENDED
Tract: PLAYA DEL REY AMENDED
The price of this listing was last reduced on 4/5/2018 by 1%
Status: Active


WOW! Honey stop the car, this is a great location close to schools, parks & shopping. A highly desirable area with a ski lake. This home is on the water with a fountain you can see from all your rear facing windows. 4 bedroom with one bedroom downstairs & a full bath downstairs, formal living & dining, Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops open to the great room,3 bedrooms upstairs & loft, tile in all the right spots. Huge covered patio with barbecue great views to enjoy all year long. 2 car garage with cabinets, new water heater & dishwasher and fresh paint. Seller is offering a $5000.00 flooring allowance with accepted offer. Truly a must see, it won't last long.

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$444,888 :: 1345 W CLEAR SPRING Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85233

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3 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,643 sq ft
Lot Size: 4,356 sq ft
Added: 04/04/18, Last Updated: 04/04/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5746489
Community: CORAL POINT REPLAT LOT 76-101
Tract: CORAL POINT REPLAT LOT 76-101
Status: Active


There is only one gated waterfront community in The Islands, and this fully updated home is located there. Welcome to The Falls where you can lock your door and leave because the HOA covers front and rear landscaping and exterior painting every seven years. From the moment you arrive at this beautiful waterfall community home you will love the curb appeal. The covered entry invites you into a grand foyer with a beautiful staircase and soaring ceilings. As you gaze across the giant family room you will be instantly drawn to your amazing water view. The oversized patio beckons you for relaxing evenings taking in your view of one of three community lakes. Take a cruise on a pontoon from your own private boat dock

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$925,000 :: 1125 N DATE PALM Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85234

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5 beds, 3 baths
Home size: 4,458 sq ft
Lot Size: 13,068 sq ft
Added: 09/14/17, Last Updated: 04/04/18
Property Type: Single Family
MLS Number: 5660217
Community: LAKESIDE AT VAL VISTA LAKES
Tract: LAKESIDE AT VAL VISTA LAKES
The price of this listing was last reduced on 4/4/2018 by 2%
Status: Active


Absolutely stunning semi-custom home in the Lakeside neighborhood in Val Vista Lakes where homes are going up to over $250/sqft. This completely remodeled home features the absolute best lake views that Val Vista Lakes has to offer, a professionally designed putting and pitching green, top of the line artificial grass backyard, stunning 12 person spa and pebble sheen pool that is wrapped with Marbella stone on the pool deck, built in gas and charcoal grills, amazing outdoor gas fire pit that overlooks the lake and pop-out tv for enjoying a game while sitting in the pool or on the patio. Inside you will fine a custom gourmet kitchen with double edge eco-quartz countertops, travertine tile and hardwood floors, plantation shutters and tinted and reflective windows for privacy and efficiency.

Listed with Keller Williams Realty East Valley


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