Tempe Neighborhood

The Lakes

The Lakes-Tempe Neighborhood

If you’ve read our other blog, you’ll understand why the Lakes are such a great Tempe neighborhood.  The surrounding water and lush landscaping makes you feel like you’re driving through an oasis and the clubhouse makes you feel like your on vacation at a resort!  If it’s possible to believe, there is more!

Dining
Another huge perk to living in the beautiful Tempe neighborhood Lakes community is Peir 54.  This friendly neighborhood cafe/bar is the Lakes own restaurant overlooking one of the largest parts of the lake. They have a full menu and drinks. Fridays and Saturdays there is live music, it’s another great way to meet some neighbors and relax a little after a long day. You may find yourself asking if you’re still in AZ!

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Peir 54 in the Lakes

Schools
If you have kids there are several schools in the area. Rover Elementry School is walking distance as well as Marcos de Niza High School. Fees College Preparatory Middle School and James Madison Prep are other schools within walking distance of this Tempe neighborhood.

Neighborhood Shopping/Stores/Fitness
One of the most centrally located this Tempe neighborhood is close to a Pure Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness.  There are plenty of grocery stores in the area.  Whole Foods, Frys, Trader Joe’s Albertsons and even a Target within miles. There is a little MailDepot in the area and some other fun places you might like, starbucks, jamba juice, baskin robbins, rubios, panda express, pei wei, chipotle and my favorite Wildflower Bread Company!  There is also a large used bookstore, Trading Hands and even a Lowe’s right around the corener!

Parks
Kawanis Park is a short hop across Rural. The park organization itself has recreation leagues from indoor sports to softball and baseball as well as large grassy fields and sand volleyball courts.  Kawanis also has a little lake with a snackbar and paddle boats to rent.  Perfect for picnins and feeding the ducks on a beautiful Arizona spring day!

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Kawanis Park

Freeways and Shopping
The Lakes are located about a block away from the 60 and a few miles from the 101 freeway. Tempe marketplace is about 15 minutes driving and Mills Mall is only about 10. It’s very accessible and easy to find.

With lots of variety in this neighborhood you’re sure to find whatever you need. To find out more contact us online or call Jason Dawson, Tempe Arizona Realtor at 480.442.9809. We’d love to help you find a place to call your own in this beautiful Tempe neighborhood!

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