The Islands Real Estate – Gilbert, AZ
The Islands, located in the heart of Gilbert, is a superbly landscaped master planned community offering bountiful opportunities for family fun and recreation. Three manmade lakes provide ample access to year round fishing, boating, and other lakeside activities, such as impromptu picnics on the shores. Fishing and boating privileges are enjoyed by all association members, whether or not residents have a waterfront lot. No wakes are permitted on the lakes, making pontoon and paddle boats the common means of water transportation.
The Islands is the largest lake community in the Phoenix Valley, with 2,589 homes; and provides residents tranquil vistas of cool water, a well run Community Center, and a large beautifully maintained community park with plenty of open space for kids and pets. In addition to year round water activities, The Islands boasts an extensive path system and lushly landscaped green belts, perfect for jogging and biking; these common spaces make recreational enjoyment of Arizona’s desirable mild winters effortless. Additionally, beach parties, fishing derbies, and an annual boat parade, planned by The Islands Association, are great ways to join in community centered fun.
The Islands lake community is an ideal oasis for families, with exceptional kid-friendly schools such as The Islands Elementary, Mesquite Jr. High, and Mesquite High School nearby. For the golf enthusiasts in the family, the area offers 25 golf courses within 20 minutes of Gilbert. And should you ever want to leave your idyllic lake community, The Islands neighborhood is less than 25 minutes from Phoenix, and conveniently located an equal distance from the Price, Superstitious, and the San Tan freeways.
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