Henderson became a city in 1953 and has its own police, fire, and emergency services. In 2008 MONEY Magazine listed it as one of the “Top 20 Best Places to live.” Henderson has over a quarter of a million in population and is a short drive to some of the world’s best entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip. Henderson is also convenient to McCarran Airport and University of Nevada Las Vegas’ (UNLV) main campus.
Homes range from entry-level condos and townhomes to multi-million dollar estates scattered throughout Lake Las Vegas, Tuscany, MacDonald Ranch and MacDonald Highlands, Green Valley, Anthem, Seven Hills and the newest master planned community called Inspirada
Henderson Homes for Sale
Henderson is a City in its own right with their own Police & Fire Departments and emergency services. When home buyers say they want to look at homes in Henderson, they frequently don’t realize how large Henderson is. This is a City where you can find everything from luxurious estate homes to manufactured homes. We’ve provided the following guide with a little introduction to some of Henderson’s most requested neighborhoods.
Lake Las Vegas
Lake Las Vegas is becoming very popular among California expats. It offers a variety of home styles, ranging from condos to luxurious estates. With beautifully landscaped grounds and views of the Lake, one feels as if they’re in a resort. LLV is only 15-20 minutes to shopping at the District in Green Valley or the airport when traffic is not an issue. There are a few small stores and restaurants in the Village at Montelago at the center of the community. However, most of the residents still drive 15 minutes or so for most of their shopping. Lake Las Vegas Homes
Tuscany is a guard-gated golf course community in Henderson. Homes in Tuscany are relatively moderate in price but the beautiful golf course, Mountain and Strip Views can compete with some of our most expensive views. There are resale homes here. Homes include single family and one section with 3 story townhomes that occasionally come on the market. This community is only partially complete. New construction homes are being built by Dunhill Homes and Lennar Homes. View homes at Tuscany
Seven Hills is at the base of the Black Mountains in Henderson and surrounds the Rio Secco Golf Course. There are several neighborhoods within Seven Hills that range from moderately priced homes to Estates behind guard gates. Architecture and landscaping trends towards mediterranean with pastel stucco homes and palm trees. New construction offers contemporary style in the luxurious Marquis at Seven Hills. Custom homes in Rapallo and Terracino subdivisions also offer contemporary as well as the more typical Mediterranean style. Read more about Seven Hills Henderson
Anthem is a master planned community in the Foothills of Henderson’s Black Mountains. Located just East of Seven Hills, the elevation provides for breathtaking views as one travels through the various neighborhoods. Homes range from moderate in size and price to custom homes in the Anthem Country Club. Most of the subdivisions in Anthem are complete. New construction homes built by Pulte and Richmond American are still available in the Club at Madera Canyon. Anthem
Anthem Country Club
Anthem Country Club is a guard-gated, golf course community within Anthem. It will please those who prefer lots of grass, lakes and pine trees rather than desert. This guard-gated community offers about 1500 homes that were built in the early 2000s with only a few custom homes built later than 2005. There are approximately 1500 homes inside the guard gate. Residents have the option of joining the Country Club with a full golf membership, social membership or sports membership. Membership gives access to the Club house with its pool, fitness center and tennis courts. Homes include smaller ranch style homes to custom built luxury estates. Anthem Country Club
Green Valley is the Center of Henderson, NV. It’s just off the 215 Beltway making it convenient to the Strip and the Airport. Here you’ll ﬁnd a great community with shopping, restaurants, entertainment, paths for walking, hiking and biking. Tree lined streets lead the way into the residential areas. Green Valley
Inspirada in Henderson is a new master planned community that is designed so that all the homes are within walking distance of the center of the community. At the Center of the community, plans call for shops where one can get an ice cream, a coffee, pick up the dry cleaning, etc., all without getting into a car. Homes include condos, townhomes and moderately priced single family homes. Inspirada
Tucked into the Foothills of the Black Mountains, this is a true luxury Henderson community. Entry level homes were built by Toll Brothers. Custom homes include some of the most exceptional designs to be found in the valley. The developer placed restrictions on the Deeds that prevent owners from disrupting the natural rock formations of the Mountains. If you are looking for a luxury home surrounded by the natural beauty of our desert mountains, this may be the spot for you. MacDonald Highlands
A delight for those who prefer the privacy and security of guard gates without the golf course. It’s convenient to several nearby courses as well as shopping and entertainment at the District in Green Valley. Golfers can still join the Club at MacDonald Highlands which is next door for access to Dragon Ridge golf course. Homes are all custom. Most of the homes are more traditional in style, although we do find some contemporary options. Roma Hills
Shopping and Restaurants– There is an expanding variety of stores and restaurants. The District at Green Valley is the area’s newest outdoor shopping mall. It features restaurants like the Elephant Bar, Cheesecake Factory, PF Changs, and Rachel’s Kitchen. Stores include Chico’s, Charming Charlie, Brighton and many well known boutiques. For a more traditional mall, the Galleria at Sunset has major department stores, from Abercrombie & Fitch to Dillards and Macy’s. More stores and restaurants line Horizon Ridge and Eastern Avenue.
Schools – While Henderson is a City, it is still in Clark County which means the schools are also in the Clark County School District. There are 40 public schools and 13 private schools available, many of them are highly rated.
Golfers can choose from at least a dozen courses. For a treat, golfers can book a tee time at Cascata, one of the most beautiful courses in the area. Public courses include Desert Willows, the Revere and Rio Secco. Private courses include Dragon Ridge at MacDonald Highlands and Anthem Country Club. The once private Southshore course is now public.
Parks & Recreation – Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many walking trails and bike paths throughout Henderson. At last count, they boast 57 community and neighborhood parks. Residents enjoy well lit sports fields, walking paths, dog parks, playgrounds, biking paths and more. Next to the District at Green Valley is the Henderson Pavillion where you find concerts that range from jazz to rock to classical. It’s also used for political rallies. The parking lot near the Pavillion hosts a Farmer’s Market every Friday.
For avid boaters, the close proximity to Lake Mead is a plus. Nature lovers will enjoy checking out the Bird Preserve at Galleria & Boulder Pkwy where thousands of migratory waterfowl and native birds can be observed. The Sloan Canyon Conservation area borders Anthem Highlands and is known for their petroglyphs. One can access the park for hiking, biking, horseback riding and more.
Casinos – Residents who enjoy spending time at casinos don’t have to trek all the way to the Strip. The newest in the area is the M Resort which offers restaurants and live music along with gaming. The Green Valley Station Casino is also well known with restaurants, movies, and live music in lounges. Old school options include the Sunset Station and Fiesta. The Casino Montelago in Lake Las Vegas re-opened in 2012.
Medical Care – St. Rose Dominican is the primary hospital. There are two locations. The main one at St. Rose Pkwy and Eastern specializes in cardiology, pediatrics, and general surgery/medicine. The Joint Commission recently awarded St. Rose the “Gold Seal of Approval” for their headache and stroke program. Another campus, the Rose de Lima, is on Lake Mead Pkwy, closer for residents of Tuscany and Lake Las Vegas. Last July, it was announced that St. Rose and Stanford will expand their cardiovascular clinics.