• The Best Luxury Home Communities in Las Vegas: Part 1

    House hunting can be an exhausting and time-consuming process, especially in a market as large as the luxury home community of Las Vegas. To lend a helping hand, I have done some of the leg work and made it easier for you to find your dream home today. Providing a handcrafted guide, featuring a little insight on some of the best and most sought after luxury home communities of Las Vegas, just for you.

    Whether you are a first-time home-buyer or just looking for a second home, it’s important to do proper research and be a well-informed buyer in all aspects of the community and area in which you are shopping. In order to help you find the community that is the best fit for you, I have put together the following list to give you an inside look at some of the best Las Vegas luxury home communities within the guard gated confines of premier Las Vegas luxury home neighborhoods, each exhibiting its own character and uniqueness. Which is the best fit for you? Let’s take a look and see.

    The Ridges

    While many will become homeowners, few will become Ridge owners. Located in Summerlin, The Ridges is where luxury homes meet even more luxurious living. This is considered the crown jewel of Las Vegas luxury home communities and arguably one of the most renowned communities in all of Southern Nevada.

    Directly adjacent to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area, lies the 22,500-acre master-planned community of The Ridges offering the most diverse collection of houses with spectacular views of the Las Vegas Strip. This community encompasses more than 150 parks, two dozen public and private schools, including 10 nationally recognized private schools, a state-of-the-art medical center and 150 plus miles of award-winning trails surrounding the community.

    According to Forbes, The Ridges is listed as one of the top three communities in the country. Yes —that is right, the entire country. Within the 10 different gated communities and 800 plus acres of desert paradise, there is surely something in here for everyone offering top quality amenities and gourmet dining, as well as high-end shopping. For the outdoor enthusiast, residents of The Ridges have exclusive access to Bear’s Best champion golf course, one of the most highly acclaimed golf courses in the United States, and access to some of the states most visited hiking and biking adventure trails.

    Redhawk

    Located in the gently rolling hills a little south of Temecula Parkway lies the luxury home community of Redhawk and its 3,000 planned homes. Redhawk is best known for its community of friendly neighbors, well maintained luxury homes, impeccable school system, and public parks, as well as recreation facilities. There are approximately 82 luxury estate homes in Redhawk with lots ranging from one-third to one acre, and one-story to three-story homes ranging in size from 6,000 square feet to over 10,000 square feet.

    One of the main amenities that attract countless residents to this Las Vegas luxury home community is the Bear’s Best Las Vegas golf course, personally designed by the master himself, Jack Nicklaus. This golf course covers more than 7,000 yards throughout the community, offering amazing views from all around. If golf is not your sport, fear not, Club Ridges offers exercises classes, swimming, tennis and more for residents of all ages.

    Rimrock

    A part of the luxurious Ridges village lies Rimrock, a development within the master-planned Summerlin community in West Las Vegas. Rimrock’s luxury home community features dazzling views of the canyons, desert, and mountains that the community is built around. Homes within this area have access to the resort-style amenities of Club Ridges, a number of parks, trails, walkways and the infamous Jack Nicklaus golf course.

    The homes in Rimrock tend to be much larger than those you find in the surrounding areas, with only 21 large home sites, this is a very private and exclusive neighborhood of luxury homes many of which have been featured on The Parade of Homes showcase.

    Canyon Fairways

    In a secluded area of The Canyons neighborhood lies Canyon Fairways, a luxury home community located within the Summerlin area of southwest Las Vegas. Within this Las Vegas luxury home community, residents will find themselves surrounded by the beautiful Nevada desert, the Canyons Golf Course and custom-built luxury homes with sale prices starting in the millions.

    With tailor made features, expansive lots and close proximity to nearby facilities, residents here wouldn’t want to call any other place home as they enjoy unparalleled luxurious living only offered in Las Vegas. If you enjoy life outdoors, this might be the ideal community for you as Canyon Fairways is located right by a 70-acre linear park and the Cottonwood Canyon with ample exploring space, picnic areas, and countless hiking trails.

    Eagle Hills

    The Eagle Hills area of the Summerlin community is best known for its exclusivity, abundant shopping centers and easy access to some of the best schools in the area, not to mention the hiking trails all around. This family-friendly, tree-lined neighborhood is neatly nestled in the Hills South village and offers a number of unique homes. A perfect community for families with young children, as there is an abundant amount of great neighborhood parks to take advantage off with tons of outdoor recreational activities that everyone in the family can enjoy. This is a great place to call home for any new or expecting family.

    Homes in Eagle Hills range in price from one million to three million and up and is surrounded by other great luxury home communities like Queensridge, Redhawk and Macdonald Ranch.

    Falcon Ridge

    Directly adjacent to Club Ridges is Falcon Ridge, an elevated luxury home community that lies on a golf course estate and offers fantastic views of the Las Vegas Strip. There is 61 custom-built luxury homes in this astonishing community with prices ranging from $2,500,000 to over $7,500,000. Residents in this neighborhood get the experience the best of both worlds: high-end living and easy access to world-class amenities with the resort-style Club Ridges right around the corner, completely exclusive to The Ridges homeowners.

    Schools in this area are considered amongst the best in Las Vegas offering great public and private school options to all residents within. There are also various churches and synagogues around. Homeowners of the Falcon Ridge luxury community homes enjoy custom-designed just about everything, including but not limited to gourmet kitchens, cascading swimming pools, serene courtyards, back houses, kitchens and more. There is nothing you can’t have here.

    Queensridge

    Built 18 stories into the sky, residents of the stunning Queensridge luxury home community of Las Vegas have the distinct pleasure of living in what is known as “Little Europe,” located on the western side of the valley inside Peccole Ranch.

    This charming neighborhood features enchanting European-style mansions and high-rise condos, with one more unique than the next, not to mention the picture perfect views of the Badlands golf course and nearby Red Rock Canyon- truly brilliant. Homes in the nestled community are inspired and styled after classic, French, Italian and English homes.

    Most homes include gourmet kitchens with lavish outdoor spaces designed for entertaining, along with elegant master suites, it is sure to be a welcoming space for both family, friends and residents alike and these are just a few of the world-class features residents can expect inside this guard gated neighborhood.

    An additional benefit for Queensridge residents, aside from the excellent public schools nearby like The Walter Jacobson Elementary and Palo Verde High School, is the highly challenging Badlands Golf Course and its amazing scenery.

    Mountain Trails

    A growing community that truly lives up to its name, Mountain Trails provides its luxury homeowners within the Summerlin luxury home community with easy access to the hiking trail system and 360-degree views of the encompassing mountain range. Residents within this high-end community enjoy the use of local tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, as well as the wide array of beautiful parks.

    Residents of this luxury home community also have access to several of the area’s top-rated public and private schools with home prices starting in the millions; it’s no wonder why. The luxury home community is also nearby some of the area’s finest dining and libraries, alongside several retail and fitness options.

    Inside Mountain Trails, you can find luxury homes that offer views of both the majestic nearby mountain ranges and the twinkling lights of the Las Vegas Strip. It’s the perfect mix of a picturesque landscape.

    Buying Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate

    Now you’re probably thinking, how will I pick just one? With one luxury home community more amazing than the next, it’s certain to be a tough decision, however, with the help of a top luxury real estate agent like myself, you are sure to find a breathtaking home in any one of these luxurious and breathtaking communities.

    If you are ready to take the plunge, give me a call and start searching for your dream home today. Take advantage of 18 plus years of experience and expansive knowledge of the most luxurious master-planned communities in all of Las Vegas.

    Contact Gavin

    Gavin Ernstone

    3042 Durango Drive
    Las Vegas, NV 89117
    Mail: [email protected]

    702.523.3677