The Las Vegas district of The Lakes is one of the area's first master-planned communities. Created in the 1980s around several large man-made lakes, this community is located immediately west of the Strip off of Sahara and Durango Avenues.
In addition to a year-round temperate climate, The Lakes boasts lush green expanses of land and pristine views of the gorgeous bodies of water it is named and known for. With two-and-a-half decades under its green belt, The Lakes is a well-established community with a population of 17,000 people and it continues to grow.
The reason so many people love to call this place home is not just for its climate and aesthetic quality. This serene society enjoys the best of both worlds. Residents benefit from all of the Las Vegas excitement, business opportunity and amenities, which are literally right next door and come home to the clean, quiet streets of a desert oasis. One does not have to go far for recreation facilities as the beautiful lakes provide a variety of water sports and leisure activities. Jogging trails loop through the landscape.
Shops and libraries are available along Sahara Avenue. Private, public and higher education schools in the Clark County district are conveniently located nearby and offer award-winning educational facilities. The low cost of living in Las Vegas, not to mention a complete lack of state income tax or estate taxes, means that whatever your ideal home entails, it can be yours in The Lakes, Nevada.
Lakefront properties, gated estates, condos, tract homes, custom-built homes, and a variety of single-family residences are all available in the tranquil setting of The Lakes. Detached homes in The Lakes start as low as $130,000 to upwards of $860,000, while sprawling luxury estates can extend to the multi-million dollar range. Condos and townhomes are also abundant at The Lakes with prices ranging between $75,000 and $470,000. While these prices are standard for the type of location and quality of living The Lakes offers, those relocating to the area should keep in mind that the low cost of living in Las Vegas coupled with the absence of estate as well as state income taxes makes The Lakes one of the most cost-efficient communities of its kind in the nation. With its relaxing atmosphere, stunning landscape and overall quality of convenience, people of all walks of life have found that this desert sanctuary offers a lifestyle like no other.