The Lakes, Tempe, AZ

The Lakes Neighborhood Guide Tempe, AZ

About

The Lakes neighborhood in Tempe, Arizona, is a charming suburban area known for its tranquil lakeside settings and beautiful homes. Located just south of Baseline Road, it's easily accessible via Interstates 10 and 60. The neighborhood is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with its recreational lake, parks, and walking trails. It's also a short drive away from the bustling Downtown Tempe, packed with retail, dining, and entertainment options.

What You Will Love About The Lakes, Tempe, Arizona

  • You'll love the serene and relaxing atmosphere provided by the neighborhood's beautiful man-made lake.
  • Enjoy a wide array of outdoor activities, from fishing and boating in the lake to hiking and picnicking in the parks.
  • The community's close-knit, friendly vibe and well-maintained homes are sure to make you feel welcome and comfortable.
  • The Lakes is conveniently located near key highways, easing your commute to other parts of the city.

What’s Nearby

The Lakes is surrounded by numerous local attractions. It's close to Kiwanis Park, a popular spot for family picnics and sports, and just a short drive away from Arizona Mills, one of Arizona's largest indoor shopping malls. For art and history enthusiasts, the Tempe History Museum and the Arizona State University Art Museum are within easy reach.

Lifestyle

In The Lakes, residents enjoy a laid-back, outdoorsy lifestyle with ample opportunities for leisure and recreation. The neighborhood's close proximity to Downtown Tempe also gives residents quick access to a lively urban scene, full of restaurants, shops, and cultural events.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 75 restaurants, 11 grocery stores, and 14 parks within a mile of the The Lakes neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Pick 'n Save

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.4 miles

    1036 E Baseline Rd

  • GROCERY
    Kroger

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.6 miles

    5100 S McClintock Dr

  • GROCERY
    Fry's Grocery Pickup and Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5100 S McClintock Dr

  • GROCERY
    Fry's Food Stores of Arizona

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5100 S McClintock Dr

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.8 miles

    1818 E Baseline Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Santa Fe Palms Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.8 miles

    1712 E Guadalupe Rd

The Lakes Apartments and Rentals

32 Rental properties in The Lakes, Tempe, AZ.

  • Harper property

    $1,689+

    Harper

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    711–1374 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Nines at Lakeside property

    $1,475+

    Nines at Lakeside

    2–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    855–1330 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 1894 E Sesame St property

    $4,500

    1894 E Sesame St

    5 Beds • 4 Baths

    2980 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 725 E Tulane Dr property

    $2,695

    725 E Tulane Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1267 Sqft

    Available 7/29

  • 5264 S Monaco Dr property

    $2,250

    5264 S Monaco Dr

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1750 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3903 S Juniper St property

    $4,100

    3903 S Juniper St

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    2000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
2.1%
16.6%
utilities
0.2%
0.6%
food
0.5%
4.1%
transportation
3.5%
1.7%
healthcare
1.3%
7%

The Lakes Demographics

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The Lakes Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 13 of 14 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 12 of 14 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 12 of 14 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 12 of 14 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 12 of 14 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 12 of 14 renters

The Lakes Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

36/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

51/100
Bike Score®

The Lakes Schools

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