The Lakes is a beautiful waterside community, offering majestic views of the distant Four Peaks mountain range, situated in the desirable Tempe area. Mature shady landscaping is featured throughout this upscale neighborhood helping to make relaxing lake views seem more private. The subdivision is built around a 50 acre manmade lake which features a small landscaped island, complete with a dock, at the widest point of the lake. Residents of this waterfront community can enjoy kayaking and paddle boating as well as leisurely cruises on pontoon boats. Anglers will enjoy the ability to easily cast a line from their private docks or spending time trolling for fish using boats with small electric outboard motors. Community amenities at The Lakes include a club house, an Olympic heated pool, spa, fitness center, racquet ball and tennis courts, and sand volleyball.
The Lakes community is close to Route 60, the I-10, and the 101, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is approximately 9 miles away. College students will find this community ideally close to the largest campus of Arizona State University, as well as the University of Advancing Technology which offers degrees in game art and animation. Nearby Tempe is the location of US Airways Group’s corporate headquarters and also Insight Enterprises. And the city was recently named “North American City of the Future”; rated in the top 5 by FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) magazine. Straddling Tempe and Phoenix, is the expansive 2,000 acre Papago Park; distinctive geological features punctuate stunning desert scapes, biking and hiking trails wind throughout the park which also features a cool refreshing lagoon, and its softball fields play host to impromptu games. All of these reasons, and more, combine to create endless opportunities for residents to enjoy an active lifestyle, accentuated by the upscale waterfront living found at The Lakes.
Subdivisions in The Lakes include; Lakes (Multiple Tracts), Runaway Point at The Lakes, Harbour Village 1 & 2, Village Landing at The Lakes, Sand Castle, and Lakeshore Condominiums.
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