Many tourists consider Lake Havasu to be so enjoyable that they purchase winter homes, while others decide to move there altogether. Home to the London Bridge, Lake Havasu City offers its residents a piece of Old World charm in an Old West locale. Lake Havasu homes are very reflective of their city’s reputation as the outdoor and recreation Mecca of the Southwest while retaining English flair.For golf lovers, The Refuge at Lake Havasu offers beautiful homes in a new golf course community that if fully gated. Other gated community include Canterbury Estates, Lakeridge Estates, and Sunlake Village. The Preserve offers its residents a gated community full of condominiums, while Gleneagles Estates offers a 17 acre single family home development that is adjacent to the London Bridge Golf Course. Another popular home site, Lake Havasu Foothills Estates, is a 640-acre development that will sit in the Mohave Mountains. Plans are also underway to develop The Ridge at Sailing Hawks, a series of unique, contemporary townhomes.For Lake Havasu lovers who prefer a less permanent purchase, vacation homes are available for rent year-round. Many smaller condos and apartments can be rented for as little as $75 a night, while larger homes that often times sleep upwards of ten visitors and include features such as private pools and hot tubs, can run up to several hundred dollars a night. For information on vacation home availability, tourists should contact the Lake Havasu City Convention and Visitors Bureau.Whether you decide to purchase a Lake Havasu home for a week or lifetime, there are plenty of options available for all budgets and preferences.