The Islands consists of three separate man made lakes that are boat friendly with over 400 single family home lakeside lots. For those who enjoy the waterways, any three of the lakes provide over 1/2 mile of boating. Many homes are located on lots where the opposite shore is over 200 feet. The location of The Islands is equidistant between the US60, the 202, and the 101 freeways so getting around to any part of Phoenix is not a problem. The Islands cover 2.5 square miles, so you’re bound to find a house that is just right.
The Islands Lake Community in Gilbert, Az.
Many differrent builders are represented in The Islands. You’ll find homes built by Continental, UDC, Hunter, Superstition Homes, US Homes, Blandford in addition to the custom homes throughout the community.
Waterfront property in The Islands can be found in subdivisions such as Catalina Bay, Key Harbor, Windhaven, Harbor Point, Coral Point, The Shores, Lake Mirage, Desert Shores, Sandcastle Village, and Tres Vistas. Home sizes range from around 1,300 to over 4,000 sq.ft. on over-sized 1/4 lots.
For those with school age children, it is important to know that homes in The Islands south of Warner Rd. are in the Chandler School District, while those north of Warner Rd. are in the Gilbert School District boundaries.
Close to Gilbert Amenities
Less than 1 mile north of The Islands is The McQueen Park and Activity Center. On the east side of the activity center, there are 2 basketball courts, 2 sand volleyball courts and 2 tennis courts with a picnic/barbeque area close by. To the south of the basketball and tennis courts are four softball diamonds.
To the east in the Historic District of Gilbert, you’ll find the Hale Centre Theatre and favorite restaurants such as Joe’s Real Barbeque, The Farmhouse, Next to the McQueen Activity Center is one of the many jogging trails that run throughout the east valley. If you enjoy jogging or riding your bike, the trails will provide miles of enjoyment without having to worry about sharing the road with cars. If you head so to the 202 freeway, a couple of minutes drive to the east will put you in the middle of the San Tan Village Outdoor Mall.
Islands Elementary School is a public school in Gilbert, Arizona. It has 637 students in grades PK and
K-6. According to state standards, 78% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading.