Desert Shores – Las Vegas, NV: Athletic Culture on the Water

Desert Shores - Las Vegas, NV

Fishing, boating, and jet skiing in the desert? Yep, it’s all possible at Desert Shores! This gated community is a calm paradise outside of the glamorous Las Vegas, NV. Because it is perched right on a lake, Desert Shores is a very active community.  If you love the great outdoors, you can’t go wrong buying a home here. Interested in learning more? Keep scrolling!

Public Transportation: 

• Public transportation score: 35

• Desert Shores has limited public transportation, but does have three bus lines running through it


Walk score of 33

• Car-Dependent (Most errands require a car)

Bike score of 55

 • Bikeable (Some bike infrastructure)


 • Population: 18,081

•  Median household income: $61,802

•  Average household size: 2.4 people

•  Percentage of married couple families: 47.6%

 • Percentage of married couple families with children: 27.2%

Median Sales Price:

• $206,500


• Private community with many amenities

• Approx. 17 minutes from Las Vegas (driving)

Marche Bacchus Restaurant

• Garfield’s

• Boating

• Kayaking

• Fishing

• Swimming

What are people saying?

“One of the descriptive expressions used by Desert Shores residents is that as you approach the community, you can feel your blood pressure drop. That’s because it has a singularly unique natural setting, complete with glistening water, waterfowl, pretty neighborhoods, an athletic culture and lots to do.”

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