Adjacent to Summerlin, Desert Shores is a 3,351 unit master planned lush community of scenic man-made lakes and canals located in the northwest area of the Las Vegas valley. It is one of the rare lake communities in the entire Las Vegas area.
The community was developed by RA Homes in 1988 and completed in the mid-1990s. Encompassing over 682 acres including twenty-two residential neighborhoods, with everything from condominiums to median priced housing and luxury custom estates behind private gates. All of the lakefront homes have direct access to the lakes and the option of private docks.
The centerpiece of Desert Shores is the 2,100 square foot clubhouse with terraces and beach club on the side of the main lake. The community features man-made lakes, a lagoon style swimming pool surrounded by a sand beach, palm trees and a picnic park with volleyball, basketball, beach volleyball and playground facilities. The community docks provide paddle boating and fishing for the residents. Being recreation-oriented, there are 8.5 miles of walking and biking paths.