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Just because you live in a state renowned for its arid desertscapes and spectacular mountain vistas, doesn’t mean you can also enjoy the benefits of waterfront living. Throughout the Phoenix area—Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Glendale, and more—you’ll find fabulous waterfront homes and properties for sale. Take a look at what the area has to offer. To receive listings in lake communities or in any Phoenix community go to receive waterfront home listings via e-mail and sign up to receive listings automatically.

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East Valley Waterfront Homes & Communities

If you are looking for waterfront homes in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Glendale, or Phoenix, the East Valley offers beautiful waterfront and lake communities, such as Val Vista Lakes, The Islands, Ocotillo Lakes, Lagos Vistoso, McQueen Lakes, and Watermark at Ocotillo. These lake communities are located on man-made lakes and most allow electric motor boats. Their waterfront homes sell at a premium since they are in demand and limited in supply.

Waterfront Homes for Sale in the East Valley

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Chandler Waterfront Homes

Chandler, which has the greatest number of lake communities in the Phoenix area, is home to many well known neighborhoods, including Ocotillo, Pinelake Estates, The Springs, Ocotillo Lakes, Pecos Ranch, Fulton Ranch, and more.

Pinelake Estates, in southern Chandler, features homes on oversized lots ranging in size from 2,650 square feet to 5,489 square feet, most of which are single-story. The subdivision has a total of 217 lots, and homes were built between 2002 and 2005, making it one of the newer waterfront lake subdivisions in Chandler.

Gilbert Waterfront Homes

Some of the more well known lakefront communities in Gilbert include The Islands, Val Vista Lakes, Lago Estancia, Stonebridge Lakes and Wind Drift. Of the six water ski communities in the Valley, three of them are in Gilbert: Crystal Point, Santan Lakeside Estates, and Playa Del Rey.

Scottsdale Waterfront Homes

Scottsdale Ranch is one of the largest Scottsdale lake communities, located on the beautiful Lake Serena.

Tempe Waterfront Homes

Tempe Town Lake is home to waterfront condominiums that include developments such as Bridgeview, Edgewater, and Northshore condos. Another popular Tempe lake community is The Lakes, which offers a diverse range of waterfront property. In fact, Tempe has some of the most varied waterfront property options in the Valley.

Ahwatukee Waterfront Properties

The largest lake community in the Ahwatukee area is Lakewood. Other lakeside communities include Toscano Lakeside, San Simeon Condos, and Miralago at the Foothills.


Boating Lakes & Communities

Not all waterfront properties are on lakes that allow boating, which is an important criteria for many buyers. Find out which man-made Phoenix lake communities allow boating.

Walk Out Your Back Door One Minute And Be Boating The Next - Not All Lake Communities Allow Boating.

West Valley Lake Communities That Allow Boating.   Arrowhead Lakes, Desert Harbor, Garden Lakes, Dawn Lake, View Point Lakes and Ventana Lakes are the most boat friendly communities in the west valley.  

East Valley Lake Communities That Allow Boating  The east valley includes the majority of boat friendly communities. These lake communities include Scottsdale Ranch, The Islands, Val Vista Lakes, Lakewood, Dobson Ranch, Ocotillo Lakes, Pinelake Estates, The Lakes in Tempe, and Dobson Ranch

South Valley Lake Communities That Allow Boating. Looking south of Phoenix you'll find Rancho El Dorado in Maricopa, Casa Grande Lakes in Casa Grande, and Paradise Lake in Arizona City. 

Water Ski Lakes & Communities

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Seldom do homeowners think of water skiing when they think of Arizona. However, the Phoenix area has six residential water ski communities, three of which are located in Gilbert.

The water ski lake communities include Crystal Point, Santan Lakeside Estates, Playa Del Rey, Buchli Lake, Spring Mountain Ski Ranch and Lakeside Ski Village. 


Learn More About Lakes in Phoenix

Have you ever wondered how Phoenix lakes are maintained? What kind of fish are stocked in residential lake community lakes? Read about the ecological way lakes in Phoenix are maintained. Want even more info? Make sure to check out the ONLY waterfront blog in Phoenix to learn more and see more lake community listings.

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Searching for the Perfect Waterfront Community in Phoenix?

Searching for the perfect waterfront home or property in Phoenix? Then it's time to contact Gorden Baker. I know which homes are the best suited for your individual needs, tastes, and preferences. 

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