In a market as large and overwhelming as the luxury home community of Las Vegas, shopping for the perfect home can be a long and tedious process. That being said, I am here to provide all you great potential home buyers with another list of the best and most sought after communities in the Las Vegas area, giving you an exclusive and inside look at the best luxury home communities around. If you missed the best luxury home communities in Las Vegas (Part I), check it out here.
Regardless of if you are looking for a second home or just a first-time home-buyer, I can’t stress enough about how important it is to do proper research before buying, which is also why I am here to help. Let’s take a look at some of the most lavish luxury home communities of Las Vegas and see which could be the best fit for you.
In the heart of Henderson lies the 1200-acre wide stretch of MacDonald Highlands where residents truly live “life at the top” as the exclusive neighborhood is 2700 feet above the Las Vegas valley in the picturesque foothills of the McCullough Mountains. Inside these foothills, residents find themselves immersed by the surrounding mountain ranges, immaculately landscaped golf courses and sweeping views of the Las Vegas Strip.
This private enclave is one of the most sought after communities in the Las Vegas valley due to its exclusivity, surrounding landscapes and custom home sites carved directly into the mountainside. This luxury home community features resort-style amenities and access to the Dragon Ridge Golf Club. The secluded golf course has fancy greens, tee boxes and was carved and sculpted by the infamous designers Jay Morrish and David Druzisky.
The DragonRide clubhouse is another great amenity offered to residents of MacDonald Highlands that offers a social venue, top-rated Montrose Steakhouse, Dragon Grill, Onyx Bar, a ballroom and two lounges. The DrangonRidge Tennis and Athletic Center offer its residents access to a 4,500 square-foot strength and cardio floor with sweeping views of the Las Vegas strip, fitness classes such as spinning, pilates, and yoga, as well as child care services, steam room, sauna, whirlpool baths and internet lounge. Safe to say, you will never need to leave home again.
Known as one of the most desirable Las Vegas communities, Southern Highlands and it’s 2,300 acres of residential neighborhoods are a place any luxury home shopper would be proud to call home or home away from home. There are seven different neighborhoods within this master-planned community and over 350 high-end estates. Surrounding the area, community residents have easy access to over 50 acres of local parks, hiking trails, breathtaking lakes and an abundance of lush landscaping.
In order to provide its elusive residents with the utmost in privacy and security, Southern Highlands has three separate gate-guarded entrances in order to assure the safety and security of all its residents. Community members also have exclusive access to a plethora of other high-end amenities like the Spa Southern Highlands and Southern Highlands Golf Club, both of which rank among the best in the United States.
Sitting right in front of McCullough Mountains, residents of Macdonald Ranch get to enjoy the best of both worlds, taking in the natural and urban landscapes of Las Vegas without ever leaving home. For those that choose to venture outside this luxury home community, the Las Vegas Strip and all it wonders are just a short 20-minute drive away. There are approximately 2,400 homes in this Las Vegas luxury home community and while slightly smaller than most communities, homes still range from under 1,100 square feet to around 2,300 square feet.
Residents can also enjoy a magnitude of other amenities including the Desert Willow Clubhouse, which features a wide variety of fine dining, high-end shopping centers and so much more, as well as two private golf courses and lots of outdoor recreational facilities at their disposal. Residents have access to the 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, jogging course, outdoor swimming pool and recreation center.
Country Club Hills
Nestled in the middle of in the prestigious Summerlin community, alongside tree-lined streets, vibrantly colored gardens and luscious landscapes, lies the picturesque luxury home community known as Country Club Hills. Within its confines, residents are offered 24-hour top of the line guard-gated communities, with access to the premier TPC golf course, its lush greenery and fantastic views of the verdant green rolling hills.
The custom built estates in this community lie on spacious lots ranging from 3,000 to 5,000 square feet, the majority of which were built by one of most infamous luxury home builders himself, Christopher Built. Residents in this area not only enjoy high-end amenities and custom built home features, but they are also within close proximity to the Trails Village Center Shopping, Performing Arts Center and Summerlin Library.
Located in the neighboring city of Henderson, Anthem is a luxury home community 15 minutes outside of the Las Vegas Strip and according to Money Magazine, known as one of the ‘best cities to live in America.’ Anthem also ranks in as one of the ten safest cities in America, so certainly a family-friendly community.
Inside of Anthem, there are five diverse neighborhoods each with their own flare. Some of these are age-restricted but Anthem Country Club, Anthem Highlands, and Anthem Coventry are upscale residential communities that feature a wide array of lavish homes, amenities and neighborhood programs including private golf courses, country clubs, parks and countless other outdoor adventure sports for all ages.
Solera is one of two age-restricted options available within the Anthem luxury home community; Sun City Anthem is the other. Residents in these two communities must be 55 years of age or older. There are approximately 7,500 homes, with 32 distinct floorplans to choose from with sizes ranging from 1,496 square feet to around 3,175 square feet.
Eight miles west of the Las Vegas strip you will find one of the most affluent communities in Southern Nevada, Canyon Gate. This gated neighborhood and its private residences are located within the master-planned community of Summerlin with stunning golf courses and Red Rock mountains all around.
There is approximately 500 custom built homes in this luxury home community ranging in size from 2,000 square feet to over 16,000 square feet. Residents of the prestigious Canyon Gate community also have access to a plethora of resort-style amenities like a membership only country club and golf club, tennis courts, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, steam room, business center and a mass of other outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy.
Deep in the foothills of southern Henderson you will encounter the 1,300 acres, beautiful community of Seven Hills right near the McCullough Mountain range. The luxury home community of Seven Hills features 25 diverse neighborhoods with approximately 3,000 spacious, unique, charming and welcoming homes and condos, a number of which are custom built. All the homes and condos in this high-end community are located within private, guard-gated entrances.
Right in between the Las Vegas Strip and scenic mountain ranges, residents and visitors alike will find themselves surrounded by unparalleled views of both the city skyline and endless mountain ranges. If the views are not enough to capture your heart, residents of the Seven Hill’s community also have access to all the great amenities offered by the city of Henderson like miles of hiking and biking trails, athletic fields, parks and more.
Lake Las Vegas
Just 17 miles south of the Las Vegas Strip is the master-planned, resort-style community of Lake Las Vegas. This luxury home community located on the desert mountainside of Southern Nevada features award-winning golf courses, casinos, hotels, a resort village with shopping, dining and more, as well as a privately owned 320-acre lake with its own 10 miles of shoreline all within its 3,592-acre stretch. This community has it all, offering its residents easy access to swimming, fishing, sailing, and all the likes.
The homes in Lake Las Vegas are designed with a Mediterranean feel, giving the community a character and atmosphere all its own, which is sure to please all potential homebuyers. Regardless of what you are looking for, Lake Las Vegas has something to offer to everyone. If the homes aren’t enough to get you to stay, the world-class hotels, fifty acres of open hiking and biking trails, full-service spas, marina, and MonteLago Village full of high-end shopping and dining are sure to make you reconsider.
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If you can’t pick just one, I completely understand. Why not buy two? My thoughts exactly. With one luxury home community more enticing than the next, it’s without a double going to be a tough decision, however, with the help of a top luxury real estate agent like myself, you are sure to find a jaw-dropping estate to call home in no time.