Opened in the 1980s, The Lakes is an excellent master-planned community and a true icon of Las Vegas culture.
The Lakes has different gated communities that each have unique offerings, from tract homes and condominiums to single-family homes and custom homes.
The median listing price for homes in The Lakes is $545K. Home sizes range from 1,100 to 11,000+ square feet.
The Lakes has around 4,000 homes and offers a fine selection of waterfront properties on Lake Sahara.
The Lakes Location
The Lakes is located close to Summerlin South, which is just to the west of the community. Further west is the Red Rock Campground.
North of The Lakes is Canyon Gate Country Club, Peccole Ranch, and Angel Park, Nevada. If you keep going north past Angel Park, you reach Summerlin.
East of The Lakes is the heart of Las Vegas, as The Strip is only 7 miles away.
South of The Lakes is Spring Valley.
The Lakes Amenities
There are a huge number of amenities in and around The Lakes since it is strategically located among Summerlin, Spring Valley, and the Las Vegas Strip.
Shopping, groceries, restaurants, entertainment options, golf courses, parks, walking paths, and much more are all within a short distance.
Things To Do In The Lakes
Many people buy homes in The Lakes to enjoy Lake Sahara and associated activities.
The Lakes Town Center Plaza has restaurants where you can socialize with friends and family. It also has a pet store, mini-market, and some other shops.
If you would rather not drive, you can boat to the Lake Town Center, dock there, and buy groceries and other essentials.
Schools Near The Lakes
There are plenty of schools near The Lakes, including:
Guild Gray Elementary School, Kenny C. Guinn Middle School, Clifford J. Lawrence Junior High School, Odyssey Charter High School, and Spring Valley High School.