Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Affordable Las Vegas Master Planned Communities

There are a wide variety of master planned communities in Las Vegas, with homes in all price ranges, from starter homes to multi million dollar estates. Below are some of the most popular and affordable communities, from one side of the Valley to the other.

Homes for Sale in Aliante
Aliante is a beautiful master planned community in North Las Vegas, set against the back drop of the majestic Sheep Mountain Range. This huge 1905 acre community has more than 6500 homes as well as commercial centers, shopping, dining, and even a brand new casino, Aliante Station Casino.


There are several types of housing in Aliante, from starter homes to retirement homes in the extensive Sun City Aliante. In addition, there are more upscale luxury homes offered in the Club Aliante area.


Aliante includes 428 acres dedicated for use by the public and for recreation. There are three parks, a natural arroyo, and a 24 mile interconnecting trail system. The 20 acre Nature Discovery Park has huge grass fields, playgrounds, picnic areas, a large pond, and tennis and volleyball courts. Click here to view Aliante homes for sale

Homes for Sale in Desert Shores
Desert Shores is lush community of scenic man-made lakes and canals on the northwest side of the Las Vegas Valley adjoining the Summerlin master plan, and it is one of the few lake communities in the entire Las Vegas Valley. Watch out for the duck and swan crossings!  Feathered inhabitants roam freely throughout the tranquil neighborhoods here.


Developed in 1988 by RA Builders, construction was completed in the mid 1990s. Sprawling over 682 acres, there are 22 residential neighborhoods and 3068 residences, with choices ranging from cozy condominiums to lake front luxury custom estates. Click here to view Desert Shores homes for sale

Homes for Sale in Green Valley Ranch
Green Valley Ranch is a small resident-friendly master planned community on 1300 acres in the foothills of the Black Mountains of Henderson, Nevada. Green Valley Ranch is noted for its biking trails, parks, walking paths, green belts and wonderful schools with panoramic views of the Las Vegas Valley below.


In the heart of Green Valley Ranch is The District, a vibrant outdoor mall of tree-lined cobblestone streets and quaint main plaza featuring more than 50 boutique shops and restaurants. There are approximately 4,000 homes and condos in Green Valley Ranch, divided up into 30 smaller neighborhoods of various sizes and price ranges including custom homes in the prestigious Estates at Green Valley Ranch. Click here to view Green Valley Ranch homes for sale


Homes for Sale in Summerlin
Summerlin is a beautiful master planned community on the western rim of Las Vegas, only 12 minutes from downtown or 20 minutes to the Las Vegas Strip. By far the largest master planned community in the city and rated #1 for growth in the entire nation, Summerlin occupies 22,500 acres and features an extensive array of parks (over 150), biking and hiking trails (more than 150 miles), shops, schools, libraries and business districts, as well as community tennis courts and pools, baseball and soccer fields, recreational facilities and an amphitheater for the performing arts.


Currently there are 19 distinct ”Villages” in the Summerlin area, though eventually there will be a total of 31. A “village” is a mini master planned neighborhood with its own parks, shopping, restaurants and trails. Just to give you an idea of the diversity, below are brief descriptions of some of the villages in Summerlin. Click here to view Summerlin homes for sale.

Homes for Sale in Mountains Edge
Mountains Edge, tucked away in a secluded desert canyon on the southwestern edge of the Las Vegas Valley, is a beautiful master planned community of approximately 12,500 residences on 3,000 acres meandering around 500 acres of community parks and trails. Ancient Indian tribes roamed this area to find water and new hunting grounds, and to this day their petroglyphs remain etched into the canyon walls of the surrounding mountains. Later, during the 19th century, frontiersmen traversed the Old Spanish Trail which passed right by the entrance to Exploration Park.


Mountains Edge contains over 30 separate villages by more than 20 different builders, each with its own unique flair and common amenities including: community pools, neighborhood parks, walking and biking trails, playgrounds, and athletic fields. Property types range from easy maintenance condos to large family homes and everything in between. Click here to view Mountains Edge homes for sale.