A Sneak Peek into Some of the Top Las Vegas Neighborhoods
Las Vegas luxury communities pave the way for fine living, exhilarating recreation and myriad forms of pleasure that are difficult to find in other neighborhoods. If the luxury homes aren’t extraordinary enough to entice you, then it is the job of the luxury community to do the remaining legwork of charming you to the point of no return.
It is the setting, provisions, ambience and resources offered by these master-planned Las Vegas luxury communities that distinguishes the area from other prestige communities found in major metropolitan cities across the U.S. These private gated communities offer a multitude of resort style features such as immaculately landscaped parks, world-class golf courses, elegant clubhouses, five-star gourmet dining, luxurious spa treatments, wellness centers and so much more!
Whether you’re relocating to Las Vegas or just looking to move to a different area in the city, it’s important to do your research on the different communities available to you. Live your daily life in convenience, comfort and style. Take a sneak peek into some of the finest Las Vegas luxury communities in the area.
The Ridges is arguably the most prestigious community in all of Las Vegas. In fact, Forbes has named The Ridges as one of America’s most exclusive communities. Located in Summerlin, The Ridges is a completely guard-gated community featuring over 600 luxury homes within 9 different developments. The abundance of beautiful, custom homes here are set against a striking desert backdrop with dramatic mountain vistas all around. Meandering throughout the luxury neighborhoods is The Bear’s Best Championship Golf Course. Residents have access to a number of five-star amenities, including Club Ridges, a private community center with a resort-style swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts and much more.
Redhawk is one of the most coveted areas in the Master-Planned community of Summerlin. Located within the boundaries of Redhawk is the Bear’s Best Las Vegas golf course, designed by golf’s leading master himself, Jack Nicklaus. Redhawk also has its own neighborhood park and 82 high-end homes. Many of these luxury estates offer remarkable views of the Las Vegas strip and the beautifully landscaped golf course.
If you’ve ever watched some of the luxury real estate shows on television, then you’ve likely seen a few of the extraordinary estates located in Rimrock. If luxurious homes with elevation and awe-inspiring views of mountains, canyons and the strip are your thing, then Rimrock is definitely a community to consider. This area offers spacious home sites and custom-built mansions and single family homes. The million dollar homes found in Rimrock are typically bigger than those found in other luxury neighborhoods throughout The Ridges. With just over 20 large home sites, the luxury estates of Rimrock offer residents a coveted sense of privacy and intimacy that is hard to find anywhere else.
Canyon Fairways is a gated community located just a brisk walk from JW Marriot Resort and Spa and all the offerings of Summerlin. Nestled along the TPC Canyons golf course, this prestigious neighborhood offers residents aesthetically stunning views of lush emerald grass landscapes. If you’re an outdoors and recreational enthusiast, Canyon Fairways is located near the 70-acre linear park, Cottonwood Canyon, where open spaces, hiking trails and picnic areas abound. Luxury homeowners here can also take advantage of the large, 207,000 square foot business center known as the Canyons Center. The nearby commercial-retail center, Covington Cross, offers Canyon Fairways residents the convenience of fine dining and world-class shopping.
Also located in Summerlin, Eagle Hills offers a number of exquisite custom homes that boast exclusivity and quick access to great schools, shopping centers, parks and the fantastic Summerlin trail system. This gorgeous, tree-lined neighborhood is nestled in the Hills South village and is well known as a family-friendly community. Residents can take advantage of the great neighborhood parks here that are perfect for taking the kids or dogs to play. If you’re looking for a vibrant community that offers tons of recreational activities and fun for the whole family, Eagle Hills would be a great place for you to call home!
Looking to live in a neighborhood that allows you to enjoy breathtaking views of the strip, some onsite golf sessions and the ability to choose your own lots and a home that you would cherish to be the owner of? Falcon Ridge is a great place to start! This exquisite community offers elevated golf course estate homes. Located in the center of The Ridges and directly adjacent to Club Ridges, Falcon Ridge has over 60 customized homes ranging in price from approximately $2,500,000 to $7,500,000.
Located on the western side of the Las Vegas Valley in the master planned community of Peccole Ranch is the stunning community called Queensridge. Often referred to as “Little Europe”, this neighborhood features enchanting European-style mansions that are truly magnificent. With brilliant views of the Badlands golf course and nearby Red Rock Canyon, Queensridge is perfect for those looking to live a remarkable life of luxury and comfort.
Considered to be among the top luxury communities in Las Vegas, the Red Rock Country Club is an exclusive gated community in the Summerlin master planned neighborhood in the western foothills of Sin City. It was founded by Sunrise Development in the late 1990s, and made available in the early 2000s to treat residents to sweeping views of the Red Rock National Conservation area and the western rim of the Las Vegas Valley, as well as the surrounding waterfalls, fairways, and breathtaking vistas of the Las Vegas Strip. It spans a 738-acre private paradise of affluence, and it is waiting for you to call it home.
Mountain Trails truly lives up to its name with convenient access to the Summerlin luxury home community trail system and panoramic views of the surrounding the mountain range. Residents of this high-end neighborhood enjoy a number of great amenities including gorgeous parks, tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, as well as a private community swimming pool. Another family-friendly community, Mountain Trails is home to many fantastic private and public schools that rank among the best in Las Vegas.
Located in Henderson, MacDonald Highlands is a vast stretch of 1200 acres of foothills offering striking views of the mountains, Las Vegas strip and the immaculately landscaped golf course. Surrounded by Dragon Ridge Golf Club, this luxury community features lavish amenities and resort-style homes that are immersed in picturesque natural beauty. Nestled in the mountains, this exclusive neighborhood rises 2700 feet above the south end of the Las Vegas valley, allowing residents to truly live “life at the top”.
With over 2,300 acres of residential neighborhoods, Southern Highlands is considered to be one of the most desirable Las Vegas luxury communities. This master-planned community is home to 7 different neighborhoods and over 350 high-end custom estates. The area also features 50 acres of community parks, beautiful lakes, running trails and plenty of lush landscaping. Southern Highlands has 3 separate guard-gated entrances, providing residents with the utmost in privacy and security. A plethora of luxury amenities also makes this community attractive to a number of prestigious buyers. Southern Highlands features the exclusive Southern Highlands Golf Club and Spa Southern Highlands, both of which are consistently ranked among the best in the country.
This premier master-planned community sits in front of the breathtaking McCullough Mountains and affords residents some of the most stunning views of both the natural and urban beauty of Las Vegas. This community is actually located in neighboring town Henderson, but is just a 20 minute drive from the Las Vegas Strip. With two private golf courses and a multitude of amenities including the Desert Willow Clubhouse, a variety of shopping centers, fine dining and much more, MacDonald Ranch residents have everything they need to live the high life.
Nestled in prestigious Summerlin is the spectacular community known as Country Club Hills. This exclusive, 24-hour guard-gated community is simply picturesque. Here you’ll find attractive tree-lined streets, beautiful landscaping and vibrant gardens bursting with color. Wrapped in the lush green of the premier TPC golf course, many residents of Country Club Hills enjoy fantastic views of the verdant green rolling hills. The homes here sit on spacious lots and range from 3,000-5,000 square feet. Most of the properties here are Christopher Built homes, one of the foremost luxury home builders in the area. Residents also have access to all the high-end luxury amenities you would expect from an elite community, including close proximity to The Trails Village Center shopping, the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center.
As one of the largest neighborhoods in The Ridges (a highly coveted area in Las Vegas), Redhawk features a diverse collection of over 80 luxury home sites. Many of these properties feature gorgeous open floor plans ranging from 6,000 sq.ft to over 10,000 sq.ft. Since this neighborhood is centrally located within The Ridges, residents here have access to a plethora of luxury amenities, including facilities for tennis, swimming, fitness classes and much more. Its prime location also provides residents with some spectacular views of the Bear’s Best Golf course, The Strip and surrounding canyons.
Anthem, while located in neighboring city Henderson, is just a quick 15 minute drive to The Las Vegas Strip. Henderson has actually been praised as one of the ‘Best Cities to Live in America’ by Money Magazine, and has been ranked as one of the top 10 safest cities in America. Within Anthem are 5 distinctive neighborhoods, some of which are age-restricted. However, Anthem Country Club, Anthem Coventry and Anthem Highlands are elegant residential villages that feature an array of stunning luxury homes, country clubs, private golf courses, beautiful parks and a number of other fantastic amenities and neighborhood programs.
Located within the master-planned community of Summerlin is the affluent, private community called Canyon Gate. This stunning golf course community is located about 8 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip, situated nearby the Red Rock mountains. Within this 24-hour guard-gated community are approximately 500 custom and semi custom homes that range from 2,000 to over 16,000 square feet. Canyon Gate is also home to a prestigious country club and golf club, both of which require membership. Members of this elite club have access to the utmost in luxury amenities, including tennis courts, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, a business center and much more.
Deep within the southern foothills of Henderson lies the beautiful community of Seven Hills. Stretching across 1,300 acres of land near the McCullough Mountain Range, Seven Hills features 25 distinct neighborhoods with around 3,000 homes and condos. A number of these homes are custom-built and guarded by intricate gated enclaves. The location of Seven Hills provides residents with unmatched views of the breathtaking vistas of both the skyline and the scenic mountain range. Residents here also have access to all the great amenities offered by the city of Henderson, including large city parks, athletic fields, miles of biking and walking trails and so much more.
This resort-style, master-planned community is nestled in the pristine desert mountainside of Southern Nevada, just 17 miles from The Strip. It features a privately owned 320-acre lake with 10 miles of shoreline, award-winning golf courses, a number of casinos and hotels and a resort village full of unique shops and dining destinations. The homes here are designed around a Mediterranean theme, giving the community a charming atmosphere that feels a world away from the glitz and glam of downtown Las Vegas. Whether you’re looking for a stylish waterfront estate, a hilltop mansion or a low maintenance vacation home, Lake Las Vegas has it all.
Located in the southwestern area of Las Vegas is an exclusive neighborhood called Arrowhead at The Ridges. Centrally located in The Ridges Village, Arrowhead residents have access to all the wonderful services and amenities that this luxury community has to offer. The homes here sit on large lots that start at 2/3 of an acre, whereas lots in most other neighborhoods in The Ridges start at 1/2 an acre or smaller. The spacious lots here allow for some of the largest custom homes in the area.
The Palisades in Summerlin is a private, guard-gated community that is comprised of 131 semi-custom homes developed by Christopher Homes. Many of these beautiful properties are located along the stunning TPC golf course, giving residents inspiring views of the lush fairways and surrounding mountains. The real estate here is exquisite, with award-winning executive home models featuring a variety of different floor plans. Many of these luxury homes showcase elegantly designed courtyards with large privacy fences.
Comprised of just 54 homes, this intimate community offers residents with the utmost in privacy and exclusivity. Featuring over-sized lots and a number of properties developed by Christopher Homes, real estate in Bellacere is highly sought after. Built into the rolling Tournament Players Club Golf Course, this community is known for its stunning, oasis-like environment and landscaping. As one of the newer private housing communities in Summerlin, Bellacere features its own unique personality and style with all custom homes designed to fit the needs of varying lifestyles.
Located in the southwestern region of Las Vegas is a prestigious community known as Spanish Hills. The homes here offer custom architecture, high security and easy access to The Strip, the airport and all the fantastic amenities of the Summerlin community. With a unique tiered road plan, residents of Spanish Hills are afforded elevated views of both the Red Rock Canyon and the sparkling downtown lights. This sprawling guard-gated community is made up of 1,200 homes spread across 100 acres.
This 640 acre development was one of the first true private guard gated golf communities in Las Vegas. There are 11 different neighborhoods within this luxury master planned community, built around a 27-hole championship golf course. This private community hosts over 1,200 properties, offering a variety of custom and semi-custom homes. In addition to the expertly designed private golf course and Country Club, Spanish Trail offers a host of first-class amenities. Residents have access to a number of walking trails, lakes, outdoor recreation areas, tennis courts, pools, a fitness center and more.
Tournament Hills is a master-planned community within Summerlin. This prestigious golf course community is located along the TPC Summerlin Golf Course and the homes here range in size from around 4,000 square feet to over 14,000 square feet. Residents are provided with stunning views of the immaculately landscaped course, the glittering lights of The Strip and the surrounding mountains.
Silverstone Ranch is a newer development nestled at the base of the Sheep Mountain range, just 25 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. This guard gated community is situated around the Silverstone Ranch Golf Club, a 27-hole course designed around different themes and skill levels (Mountain, Valley and Desert). Silverstone Ranch offers a variety of luxurious amenities that one would expect from a golf course community, including a 34,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fully stocked golf pro shop, driving range, golf school, picnic areas, recreational facilities, a full service restaurant and grill and more. The homes here include a mix of luxury estates and elegant townhomes, ranging in size from 1,400 to over 4,000 square feet.
Section 10 is a fast growing community ideally located just 10 minutes from The Strip, 10 minutes from Summerlin and 15 minutes from the airport. This unique area caters to young professionals and families alike, featuring all custom homes on half acre or larger lots. The properties here largely feature contemporary styles and the community itself showcases an equally modern flair. The neighborhood is well known for its diverse and vibrant culture that offers residents a myriad of fantastic amenities and services.
Green Valley Ranch is a master-planned community located in Henderson just South of the mixed-use metropolitan community known as The District at Green Valley Ranch. Comprised of approximately 4,000 homes and condos spread across 1,300 acres, Green Valley Ranch features a mix of ranch-style homes and luxury estates. The homes here offer spectacular views of the Las Vegas lights and range in price from the mid $300,000′s to over $2,000,000.
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