So you’re thinking about moving to Las Vegas and would like to find out the top neighborhoods are? Below is a starting point in introducing you to the most popular communities throughout the city.
Las Vegas may be known for gambling and adult fun, but once you leave the strip, there’s quite a bit more than just adult entertainment. It’s actually a family-friendly city full of great neighborhoods, parks and trails.
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Here are the top choices for residents:
Summerlin– A beautiful and upscale 22,500 acre master-planned community in Las Vegas that nearly 100,000 residents currently call home. Summerlin broke ground over 20 years ago. Throughout the years, architects have designed some of the most remarkably crafted residential and commercial buildings in the Las Vegas area. With thousands more acreage still available to build on near the base of Red Rock Canyon and other areas, it allows for continued growth of this already beautiful and vibrant community. There are some new homes being built in The Paseos right now: Amado Crest by Richmond American Homes, Cresta del Sol by Woodside Homes and Villa Trieste by Pulte Homes.
Mountain’s Edge-Ranked 5th Best Selling Master Plan Community in the U.S and first in Nevada, Mountain’s Edge is one that will continue to grow for several more years. The 3,000 acre development has made a commitment to its residents that as a whole it will conserve the natural resources of the desert valley by maintaining the environment as is. Keeping it xeriscape and making sure to be environmentally conscious within the subdivisions. The beautiful desert landscaping saves 200 million gallons of water annually! This also saves the homeowners on their utility bills, which ends up being a win/win.
Southern Highlands– Located in the Southern part of the Las Vegas valley. Just head south on Interstate 15 and take the St. Rose/Southern Highlands exit and you’ll be there! It is a fantastic, well-developed community among the exclusive Southern Highlands Golf Club. Southern Highlands is nestled within and surrounding this golf course. Here you will find some of the most beautiful homes in the valley!
Green Valley- A vibrant and beautiful 8,415 acre master-planned community within Henderson, Nevada. It’s located on the southwest side of Las Vegas and is just that; GREEN. It might even make those who don’t reside in that area a little green with envy due to it’s matured and plush landscaping throughout the community. Truly beautiful! Green Valley is also very easy to get to and from anywhere in Las Vegas with a centralized location right off of the interstate 215 and close to interstate 95. With bike and jogging trails throughout, it is very convenient to go anywhere within the community without even having to drive.
Henderson (a separate city from Las Vegas, but us locals consider it to be part of the Las Vegas whole)-Known as “A Place to Call Home”, the city of Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada with nearly 260,000 residents and growing. It sits at the Southeastern side of the Las Vegas Valley. Henderson incorporates a few of the smaller communities that have almost become little towns themselves. Anthem Highlands, Green Valley, Silverado Ranch and Seven Hills are just a few that sit within the Henderson area.
Anthem-Located within Henderson, NV is a sweet spot called Anthem. Anthem by Del Webb resides up near the McCullough Range Foothills, which is a popular area to enjoy some leisure time. Including all ranges of homes from custom and luxury to condos and townhouses, anyone can find the desired location for their lifestyle. Many anthem residents reside in Sun City Anthem. Sun City Anthem is an active adult living community for those ages 55 and older. This creates an environment for those living here to be able to enjoy a vast array of amenities and hobbies to suit each individuals need and desires. With 12,500 residents, Sun City Anthem is like a little town of people who share similar lifestyles.
Southwest-Southwest Las Vegas is very convenient to just about anywhere with a lot of easy Interstate access via the I-215 and I-15. Many people choose this area due to the convenience to the Strip where they might work or spend a lot of their leisure time. The Southwest part of Las Vegas has some very popular master-planned communities such as Nevada Trails, Coronado Ranch, Rhodes Ranch, Southern Highlands, Spanish Trails, and Mountain’s Edge to only name a few.
North Las Vegas-The City of North Las Vegas is the fasted growing area in Las Vegas. Building of this nearly 100 square mile city started in 1946 however, didn’t start the rapid growth until 2000 and then nearly doubled in size by 2010. As of the 2011 U.S Decennial Census, North Las Vegas inhabits just over 219,000 residents and continues to grow.
Northwest Las Vegas-A neighborhood that is just the right amount of distance from the hustle and bustle of The Strip and downtown Las Vegas. Within Northwest Las Vegas you will find a gem in the desert. This gem would be Floyd Lamb State Park at Tule Springs. Covering 2,040 acres, this would be where one can go to explore, fish, enjoy a relaxing picnic, play volleyball or horseshoes and meander along scenic paths for a little getaway from the desert.
Las Vegas-In addition to the above neighborhoods, everywhere else in the city is considered plain ol’ Las Vegas!
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