An insiders guide to

Val Vista Lakes

The Lifestyle

Gorgeous scenery, walkways, and water-features abound.

A luxurious, amenity-packed clubhouse for the community.

The crown jewel master-planned community of Gilbert.

Val Vista Lakes has long been known as the crown jewel master-planned community of Gilbert, promoting an active, upscale, and family-friendly lifestyle. With the rise of the East Valley and growth of Gilbert, Val Vista Lakes is now considered one of the most prime communities of the East Valley. The 900-acre “water-wonderland” consists of four spacious sports parks, meandering bicycle paths, and a luxurious clubhouse. The community consists of 24 residential subdivisions, several of which are custom, gated communities, offering both lakefront and off-lake homes. Val Vista Lakes truly exemplifies luxury living in Arizona. Whether taking a winding ride through well-manicured neighborhoods, working on their slice at the championship tennis complex, or lying on the sandy beach at the community pool, residents here know how to take advantage of community amenities. Community activities and events, recreation, shopping, and more – Val Vista Lakes truly offers something for everyone.

The Schools

Students at the nationally renown Goddard preschool.

Student presentations at Val Vista Lakes Elementary.

The incredible Highland High School Symphony Orchestra.

Enjoy easy access to nationally recognized public schools.

Val Vista Lakes has the honor of being a part of the Gilbert Public School District. For over 100 years, GPSD has offered academic distinction that set them apart from others. They’ve achieved a record number of awards, recognitions, and accomplishments, including an A+ rating from the Arizona Department of Education. They employ over 50 nationally board-certified educators. A record 37% of their teachers hold masters degrees in their field and have an average tenure of nearly 15 years. They take pride in honing in on student interests with varying curricular focuses, including agricultural science, automative, business, culinary, STEM, fine art, journalism, JROTC, and more. Take pride and comfort in knowing that Val Vista Lakes homes are perfectly zoned to take advantage of the highest performing schools within this already impressive school district.

Furthermore, Gilbert has a wide array of private and charter school options, should you decide to go that route. One of Gilbert’s most prominent private schools is, surprisingly, a preschool. The Goddard School is nationally known for their ability to help foster brilliance within children and is one of the few Nationally Accredited preschools in the state of Arizona.

The Work

A centralized location grants you access to the entire East Valley.

Families and homeowners within Val Vista Lakes have a median income much higher than the rest of the valley. As such, home prices have also risen steadily over the years. Most who want to live in Val-Vista Lakes pay a premium to do so, with the average home sale being north of $510,000. The neighborhood has long been known as one of the most prestigious communities in the East Valley.

This is all due to a strong health care, education, and technology workforce in the area. Professionals in these fields dominate the local communities and, as such, many companies have relocated to the area in recent years to capture them. Secondary industries of prominence include professional trades such as construction, finance, real estate, management, and insurance. Additionally, the area’s centralized location within the East Valley makes most business hubs in the region just a short, 10 minute drive from your front door.

The Play

Beautiful, endless waterways for your exploration.

The Riparian Preserve offers tons of sightseeing.

Dana Park gives residents upscale shopping and dining.

350 seat theater featuring year-round, family-friendly show.

All the fun you need, right in your backyard.

Val Vista Lakes offers a lifestyle so uniquely unmatched that many residents choose to spend their weekends lounging within their own community. It’s not uncommon to see your neighbors undocking the boat for a relaxing float through the neighborhood’s lakes or getting active at the Val Vista Lakes Clubhouse. The latter features an eight-court championship tennis complex, indoor racquetball rooms, waterfalls, and a tropical lagoon swimming pool with a sandy beach, and various other sport courts and neighborhood parks abound.

Across the street from the community, you’ll find world-class shopping at Village Square at Dana Park. The mall features first-rate retail shopping, restaurants, and other amenities, including ZGallerie, Orange Theory, and more.

Residents of Val Vista also get to enjoy the wildlife habitat, The Riparian Preserve. This impressive preserve features over 110 acres of trails, weaving through attraction after attraction. Boasting several vegetative zones and seven ponds, the park is home to an ethnobotanical garden, a paleontology dig site, and gardens for pollinators, complete with a hummingbird garden and butterfly garden. There’s even a state-of-the-art observatory with a hilltop outdoor classroom.