The Lakes in Las Vegas, NV
The Lakes homes for sale and real estate listings in Las Vegas, NV. Looking for real estate and homes for sale in The Lakes, Las Vegas? Located about 15 minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip and just east of Summerlin is The Lakes Community in Las Vegas. Surrounding the 30-acre Lake Sahara, The Lakes offers residents a resort-style community setting where homeowners can live in waterfront homes or condos around a private lake in the desert.
Some people seem to think The Lakes is in Summerlin; however, it's considered it's own master-plan community of Las Vegas, although it is close to Summerlin. Also, be sure you don't confuse The Lakes Las Vegas with Lake Las Vegas in Henderson.
Last, there's some confusion as to whether The Lakes is the same as Desert Shores. They are not the same community. For more information, see our article: The Lakes versus Desert Shores.
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The Lakes in Las Vegas Real Estate
There are approximately 300 homes in The Lakes Las Vegas. This includes waterfront properties, condos/townhomes, custom homes and a few mansions mixed throughout; mostly in Regency at The Lakes.
The Lakes is a master-planned community of Las Vegas in the zip code 89117 that plays host to real estate set around the large man-made Lake Sahara. The Lakes homes may start in the $300s and condos may start in the $100s. Luxury homes in the Lakes Las Vegas will often run past $1 million, depending on what you buy.
Houses in The Lakes Las Vegas
The Lakes has various neighborhoods - some which are gated or guard-gated - and others that include commercial areas and even offices. Real estate in The Lakes may start in the upper $100's and rise to multi-million dollar lakefront estates. There is an Association in The Lakes, which is responsible for operations and maintenance of the community and lake.
One fun fact about The Lakes is that lakefront homeowners have the opportunity to own private shoreline with a dock on Lake Sahara. Owning waterfront property in Las Vegas isn't very common, as you might imagine.
Community Amenities in The Lakes Las Vegas
The Lakes master-planned community was developed in the 1980's and 90's. Early plans called for two man-made lakes; however, there is only one large lake here, which is surrounded by lush landscaping, trails, parks and more. At Lake Sahara, you can swim, fish and boat. The fishing is considered good, as the lake is stocked with panfish, bass, catfish and other fish species.
This community has it's own Town Center and grocery store, shopping mall and restaurants, so you hardly ever have to leave The Lakes if you don't wish to; although there is plenty to enjoy just outside the community.
Near The Lakes Las Vegas is Summerlin, which has tons of recreation and entertainment, including its own Downtown area with shopping and dining. Golfers can hit the course at nearby Canyon Gate, Spanish Trail or Red Rock Country Club.
The Lakes, NV Real Estate
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