Gilbert AZ Waterfront Homes for Sale - Gilbert Realtor Cathy Carter:  You would probably never expect to find many waterfront homes in the Sonoran Desert. However, the town of Gilbert is home to quite a few along with several communities that feature Gilbert AZ waterfront homes. Aside from Chandler, Gilbert is home to more lake communities than any other city in the metro Phoenix area. As Gilbert grew from a small rural farming town to a thriving Phoenix suburb, lake communities began to spring up as the interest in owning a waterfront home in the community grew.  Eventually, a moratorium was put on the development of any new waterfront communities in Gilbert, which made existing Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in demand.

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If you are considering purchasing a waterfront home in the Phoenix East Valley, the town of Gilbert may just be the place you’ve been looking for.  An affluent, family-oriented community, Gilbert boasts numerous accolades, including Best Place to Live in the U.S., one of America’s Top 20 Thriving Cities, a Top Place in the Nation to Live and Learn, a Best Places for Job Seekers in Arizona, the #1 City in the Nation for Working Parents, Phoenix’s Coolest Suburb, and the 2nd Safest City in the U.S, just to name a few! You can find Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in the subdivisions of Val Vista Lakes, The Islands, Crystal Point, El Dorado Lakes, Lago Estancia, Playa Del Rey, Santan Lakeside Estatesand Stonebridge LakesRead more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale ... 

Gilbert AZ Waterfront Homes for Sale

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If you would like to set up a private showing or would like more information about any of the above Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale, please contact REALTOR Cathy Carter today at 480.459.8488. Cathy is a highly-dedicated Gilbert AZ real estate agent with years of experience, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate properties in Gilbert and the Chandler area.


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Val Vista Lakes is a nine hundred-acre master-planned community comprised of twenty-four distinct, gated and non-gated subdivisions, The community features lakefront and off-lake single-family homes and custom estate homes, as well as townhomes, condominium residences, and apartment homes. Residents of Val Vista Lakes enjoy a wide array of resort-style amenities including a luxurious clubhouse featuring a Junior Olympic-size swimming pool and spa, an eight-court championship tennis complex, indoor racquetball courts, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, banquet and meeting rooms, waterfalls, a huge tropical lagoon swimming pool, a sandy beach, meandering bicycle paths, and four lakes (kayaks and pedal boats are provided for residents use on the lakes).  Read more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in Val Vista lakes...

The Islands is a beautiful, 2.5-mile lake community comprised of 3 man-made lakes and nearly 3000 homes. This unique Senora Desert oasis offers a variety of residential options from affordable townhomes and single-family homes to luxury, waterfront estate homes. Several home builders are represented in the community including Continental, UDC, Hunter, Superstition Homes, US Homes, and Blandford as well as many custom homes throughout The Islands.  Homes range in size from 1,300 Sq.ft. to over 4,000 Sq.ft.  Waterfront homes can be found in the subdivisions of Catalina Bay, Harbor Point, Key Harbor, Sandcastle Village, Windhaven, Coral Point, The Shores, Lake Mirage, Desert Shores, and Tres-Vistas. Residents enjoy boating and fishing year-round. Read more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in The Islands...

Crystal Point is a luxurious, private gated community situated around a 2,250 feet long, 225 feet wide, 8 feet deep, lake boasting a regulation jump ramp (one of the only communities with one), and two man-made islands with mature palm trees.  Homes in Crystal Point are larger and more expensive and are priced starting at around one million on up. The neighborhood features soccer fields, volleyball courts, a skate park for the kids, and close proximity to Downtown Phoenix.  Contact Gilbert REALTOR Cathy Carter for more information about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in Crystal Point. Call today! 480.459.8488.  

El Dorado Lakes is a desirable golf and lakefront community located near McQueen Road and Guadalupe Road. Developed between 1993 – 1998 by Blandford Homes, El Dorado Lakes is surrounded by the Kokopelli Golf Club Golf Course. The community is comprised of nearly 600 single and two-story, single-family homes, ranging in size from 1,250 Sq.ft. to over 5,000 Sq.ft. The community offers a variety of homes styles with 3 - 5 bedroom floor plans, including 33 lakefront homes and 218 homes on the golf course. The median listing price for homes for sale in El Dorado Lakes Gilbert is $360,000. Residents enjoy a golf course, a clubhouse/rec room, a biking/walking path, a children's playground, and community tennis courts. Read more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in El Dorado Lakes...  

Lago Estancia is a peaceful lake community located at South Gilbert Road and West Warner Road. Developed by several notable builders (Lennar, Pulte, UDC, and Magee) between 1992 to 1996, Lago Estancia is a smaller community comprised of about one hundred, single and two-story, single-family waterfront homes. The community features a variety of to five bedroom homes ranging in size from 1,500 Sq.ft to over 3,000 Sq.ft. of living space. Many of the homes have been updated and include high-end design features inside and out, along with private swimming pools and generous backyards. The median list price for Lago Estancia Gilbert homes for sale is $306,000. Residents enjoy scenic lake views, mature landscaping, cul-de-sacs, a children’s playground, and walking/biking paths that surround much of the shoreline. Read more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in Lago Estancia ...

Playa Del Rey is a desirable, gated lake community located at McQueen between Guadalupe and Elliot Road, just north of McQueen Park. Developed between 1996 - 2003,  the family-friendly community was once a cable water skiing park. Playa Del Rey is comprised of gorgeous, single and two-story, single-family homes with open and spacious 3 - 6 bedroom floor plans and up to a 5-car garage. The community features 34 lakefront homes and eleven come with private boat docks. Many of the homes feature private swimming pools, resort-style backyards, built-in barbecues, multiple balconies, and other amenities for entertaining and enjoying the scenic lake views. Read more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in Playa Del Rey...

Santan Lakeside Estates is a highly sought-after luxury water skiing community located at the base of the beautiful San Tan Mountains in Gilbert. Built in the mid-2000s, this fully-gated subdivision is comprised of beautiful and spacious homes on one-acre lots that include 235 feet of lake frontage. The centerpiece of this exclusive, 24-hour patrolled and gated waterfront community is a 19-acre man-made ski lake with landscaped desert islands situated at the north and south turnaround points. Santan Lakeside Estates features some of the most exclusive and luxurious lakefront homes in the East Valley.  All homes in the community have access to the lake and each home has its own private dock and hydraulic lift.  The community also includes a luxury boathouse equipped with a hydraulic lift.  Read more about Gilbert AZ waterfront homes for sale in Santan Lakes Estates...

Stonebridge Lakes is comprised of two separate subdivisions: Stonebridge Lakes Estates and Stonebridge Lakes Manor. Residents enjoy two community pools and close proximity to a number of amenities such as the Heritage Trail, Freestone Park, Halle Theatre, the Riparian Preserve, the many amenities of downtown Gilbert, and easy access to the US 60 Freeway. Contact Gilbert REALTOR Cathy Carter for more information about Gilbert AZ Waterfront homes for sale in Stonebridge Lakes. Call today! 480.459.8488.

Gilbert Amenities

Most students living in Gilbert are is served by Gilbert Public Schools, while other portions are served by the highly-regarded Chandler Unified School District, Mesa Public Schools, and the Higley Unified School District. Gilbert also has twenty-one charter schools and is home to Gilbert Christian Schools, a chain of private schools. Chandler/Gilbert Community College is in nearby Chandler about a 3-mile drive away.  Gilbert is home to several golf courses, including Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch, Kokopelli Golf Club, Western Skies, Seville Country Club, and Greenfield Lakes. All are public courses except for Seville.  

Hospitals/medical centers serving Gilbert residents include Banner Gateway Hospital, Gilbert Mercy Hospital, and Gilbert Hospital. Gilbert is primarily served by the Santan Freeway portion of Loop 202.  A small section of the US-60 skirts the northern boundary of the town. Residents enjoy relative proximity to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, which is located in east Mesa along with the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport located about a twenty-five-minute drive away.


Along with her professional team, Cathy Carter offers two decades of experience assisting home buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals. A highly-regarded Gilbert AZ real estate agent, Cathy knows the local market and can help educate you on the best Gilbert neighborhoods, as well as help you evaluate the features, benefits, and amenities of your favorite choices. Cathy has the professional expertise and skills necessary to facilitate a smooth transaction.

Please give Cathy Carter, Gilbert AZ REALTOR® a call today at 480-459-8488 or fill out the online contact form, and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!

2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1
Chandler, Arizona 85286
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