People search Summerlin homes for sale morethan any other location in the Las Vegas Valley and with good reason! Summerlin is one of the largest master-planned communities in the United States, certainly the largest in the Las Vegas area, and one of the most sought-after addresses in The Vegas Valley. Of the very diverse group of residents,it is also home to many of the region’s most affluent denizens, all of whom who enjoy the sprawling development’s well-planned features and amenities along with a high quality of life.
LIVING IN SUMMERLIN
Summerlin was built on the 35 square miles of land found along the edge of Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon purchased by famed billionaire Howard R. Hughes in the 1950s. After his death, the property was developed by his descendants through The Howard Hughes Corporation.
Adjacent to the 200,000-acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area with 1000’s of climbing routes, hiking trails and a 13-mile paved biking and running scenic loop encouraging a healthy outdoor lifestyle, Summerlin is a superb location to live, work and play.One of the outstanding features of Summerlin is the 5,000 acres of land that serve as buffer between the community and Red Rock Canyon, protecting the area from future development. The conservation area gives residents plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities while providing the community with a majestic backdrop.
Some of the many features of this master-planned community include230 parks, more than two dozen public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, nine golf courses, 3 resort hotels, world-class recreational facilities, retail and entertainment centers, well established office parks, state-of-the-art 500,000 acre Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, and 150 miles of nationally-recognized, award winning trails that span the community.
SUMMERLIN REAL ESTATE
Currently Summerlin comprises more than 20 distinct Villages each featuring certain amenities like golf, clubhouses, community centers, parks, trails, swimming pools, sports courts, along with houses of worship, cultural arts, shopping, dining, and municipal services that contribute to the whole. The newest Villages under construction at this time are The Summit, a private, luxury gated golf community located on 555 scenic acres offering 262 residences from villas and bungalows to custom homesites, and Reverence, built exclusively by Pulte Homes, an300 elevated acres bordering Red Rock Canyon, offering a diverse range of home styles.
The housing stock in the Summerlin Villages includes high-end tract homes, townhomes and condominiums in a wide range of prices and sizes. Buyers can choose from a number of customizable floor plans that offer generous living spaces from some of the country’s top builders, including Pulte Homes, Toll Brothers, Woodside Homes, Lennar and William Lyon Homes.
Impressive custom homes in a wide array of architectural styles are also found in villages with mixed property types, including The Summit, The Ridges, The Canyons and The Hills South. Villages like Tournament Hills, Desert Trails, Canyon Crest and Mountain Trails are custom home neighborhoods, featuring homes designed by the top names in the country.
Summerlin also features a number of age-restricted villages offering homes and amenities designed for seniors and retirees. The housing stock in these villages is a combination of multi-unit apartments and condominiums, nursing home facilities, and single-story homes and villas.
ATTRACTIONS AND AMENITIES
- Luxurious Resorts and Casino – Summerlin is home to four of Las Vegas’ most luxurious resort destinations:
- Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
- JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
- Suncoast Hotel & Casino
- Element Las Vegas Summerlin
- Golf Courses – Summerlin boasts 10 golf courses, including the only two Tournament Players Club courses in Nevada – a Jack Nicklaus Bear’s Best golf course and Tom Fazio’s The Summit golf course.
- Retail Centers – Shopping and dining within Summerlin is abundantly available with several world-class retail destinations, including Downtown Summerlin and around 15 shopping centers found in various villages.
- Cultural Centers – Summerlin has two major cultural centers:
- The Donald W. Reynolds Cultural Center, home of Nevada Ballet Theatre
- Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, which includes an art gallery and the 291-seat Performing Arts Center
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