Yes, Las Vegas has a few “lakes”. The big one being Lake Mead, but there are a few other communities that have man made lakes if you’re dying to live by water. Here are some of the communities that have lakes in them:
The Lakes: The Lakes, not to be confused with Lake Las Vegas, is a residential community is one of Nevada’s first master-lanned communities. Developed in the 1980s around several large man-made lakes, this Clark County community is located immediately west of the Las Vegas Strip off of Sahara and Durango Avenues. The Lakes community boasts lush green expanses of land and views of the gorgeous bodies of water.
With two-and-a-half decades under its green belt, this well-established Clark County community has a population of over 17,000 people, and it continues to grow. The Lakes real estate options include single-family homes, estate properties, condominiums and townhouses. Residents benefit from all of the Las Vegas excitement, business opportunity and amenities in a convenient location to the Strip. Jogging trails loop through the Nevada landscape. Shops and libraries are available along Sahara Avenue.
Private, public and higher education schools in the Clark County district are conveniently located nearby and offer award-winning educational facilities. The Lakes in Clark County, Nevada is surrounded by country clubs, golf courses, Spring Valley, Summerlin, Henderson, and of course the Las Vegas Strip.
Lake Las Vegas Homes: Lake Las Vegas is just a short drive from the glitzy hotels on the strip located southeast in Henderson. This beautiful master planned community offers residents many wonderful amenities, including great shopping, fine dining, gondola adventures, water sport rentals, and even fly fishing. If you’d looking for an escape, Loews and The Ritz-Carlton offer wonderful spa get-aways which include massages, body wraps and scrubs, skin therapies, and facials.The Mediterranean themed communities feature 19 distinct neighborhoods surrounding a privately owned 320 acre lake with 10 miles of shoreline. Developed with privacy and serenity, the homes at Lake Las Vegas Resort offer panoramic views of the lake, with world class golf course in the midst of the beautiful mountains of the desert. Properties include custom home sites, courtyard villas, waterfront and golf villas, resort condominiums, luxury executive homes and courtyard town homes.
Red Rock Country Club: Red Rock Country Club, is a luxury golf community on the west side of Las Vegas, has wonderful amenities to offer its residents like being in a guard gated community, members club, tennis courts, and fantastic views of the mountains and the city. Now saying “lake front” homes in this community might be a bit of a stretch….it’s more like “pond frontage homes”. If you would like to learn more about membership opportunity, check out Red Rock Country Clubs Website.
The state of the art clubhouse available to members offers tennis courts, a full fitness facility, prestigious social events, all in the natural beauty of the mountains of Las Vegas. With great access to shops, entertainment, and excellent schools, Red Rock is an ideal place to live.
Spanish Trail: Spanish Trail is another community where “pond frontage homes” might be more appropriate.Spanish Trail is a beautiful guard gated golf course community on Tropicana and Rainbow. It was one of the first communities of its kind in Las Vegas combining an award winning 27 hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. This stunning golf course is one of the few that has green grass year around, and it’s surrounded by mature trees, waterfalls, trails, and great views of the mountains. There are 1252 homes in this community ranging from $100,000 to over $5,000,000. Spanish Trail Homes for sale are listed below.
Desert Shores: The Desert Shores Community Association is a 3,351 unit master planned community located in the shadow of the foothills of northwest Las Vegas. This community was developed by RA Homes in 1988 and includes twenty-two different residential districts, with everything from condominiums to median priced housing and large custom homes behind private gates. All of the lakefront homes have direct access to the lakes and the option of private docks. The Association transitioned to homeowner control in November 1992.
Desert Shores encompasses 682 acres and features four man made lakes, a lagoon style swimming pool surrounded by a sand beach, palm trees and a picnic park with volleyball, basketball and playground facilities. The community docks provide paddle boating and fishing for the residents. The 2,100 square foot clubhouse, with terraces on the side of the main lake, is the site of many private parties and special community events. Being recreation-oriented, this community offers miles of walking and biking paths and the beach facility and paddle boats operate six days a week in the spring and summer, including holidays.
Below are all of the current Lake Front homes in Las Vegas on September 28,2011. If you do not see any homes in the space below, please contact me directly for an updated list of homes in Las Vegas. If you would like to search for home in Las Vegas using the MLS click here.
Realty ONE Group
8395 Sunset Road, Ste 190
Las Vegas, NV 89113