Henderson Neighborhood Information

Living in Henderson, Nevada

Known as one of the most “family friendly” cities in the country, Henderson Nevada is a terrific place to live. Henderson has more parks per capita than any other city in Nevada, and the schools are consistently ranked among the best in Clark County.

Below are brief descriptions of some of the most popular Henderson neighborhoods the will help you choose the best community for your family. Click on any of the community names to view the listings currently for sale in that neighborhood.

Anthem – an incredible 4,755 acre master planned Del Webb community nestled high in the Black Mountains south of the city with outstanding views and world-class amenities! Designed for a high desert feel, driving through the Anthem entry is like entering a whole new world far removed from the Las Vegas Valley! Anthem  features three distinct neighborhoods:

  • Anthem Coventry – approximately 1200 single family homes moderately priced from the mid $300,000s to about the $650,000 range
  • Sun City Anthem – a premiere Del Webb retirement community with two championship courses – Lexington & Concord – both over 7000 yards – with 5 tee positions for golfers of all abilities, Sun City Anthem also has an incredible community center with pools, state of the art fitness center, crafts and hobby rooms, card rooms, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, volleyball, and fine dining.
  • Anthem Country Club – an exclusive guard gated private golf course neighborhood of high end semi custom homes and custom estates. Anthem Country Club also has a fabulous community athletic center with resort style pools, world class workout facilities, tennis courts, volleyball, children’s playground, beauty parlor, café and gourmet dining.  

Estates at Green Valley Ranch – This is a development of only 83 custom home sites in Green Valley Ranch. It is a 24 hour guard-gated neighborhood with a small private park just minutes from the District at Green Valley Ranch and the Henderson Amphitheater.

Grand Legacy – This is a beautiful 24 hour guard-gated community in the heart of Green Valley built around the Legacy Golf Course and noted for its excellent school zone. It has its own tennis facilities and has both upper ended semi-custom homes as well as custom homes along the golf course. Prices range in the high $400,000s to $2,000,000.

Green Valley – this is one of the premiere master-planned communities in Henderson. With over 8,000 acres of homes ranging from $300,000 to over $4,000,000 this area offers something for everyone! As part of the city of Henderson, Green Valley is full of parks and walking trails, and has an outstanding array of shops, gourmet restaurants and retail stores. The schools in this area are great and Green Valley High School claims the distinction of being one of the top ten high  schools overall in the whole United States in 1997! This area is noted for being family-oriented  and every year Shakespeare in the Park is held at Foxridge.

Green Valley Ranch – Green Valley was such a success America Nevada Corporation developed this smaller sister community. Nestled into the Black Mountains at a higher elevation, the Ranch offers another 1300 acres of beautiful homes, biking trails, parks, green belts and wonderful schools. It is also home to the District at Green Valley Ranch, a fabulous array of stores, restaurants, and luxury lofts.

Hillsboro Heights – this small 24 hour guard gated community has more moderately priced custom homes on 1/3 acre lots. It is especially noted for it’s family-oriented lifestyle and small children’s park.

Inspirada – a 2000 acre master planned community in the southern foothills of Henderson. This quaint community offers dense, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods interconnected with narrow streets, village squares, parks and open space. The neighborhood is one of the nation’s largest “new urbanism” communities, spread across nearly 2,000 acres and will contain 11,500 residences when complete.

Lake Las Vegas  – A miracle of vision in the middle of a 2245 acre private canyon, this is the acknowledged king of all the master planned communities! A breathtaking 320 acre man-made lake is the centerpiece for this unique development surrounded by terraced Mediterranean-style homes, resort villas and custom homes. Features include two Jack Nicholas designed private courses with incredible vistas, a luxury 500 room Hyatt Regency Resort, a 5 star Ritz Carlton, an exclusive shopping center to rival the Forum in Caesar’s, and a private yacht club and marina. Many celebrities like Celine Dion have built private residences there.

MacDonald Ranch – Richard MacDonald had a dream and built it just to the east of Green Valley Ranch in the foothills of the Black Mountains. MacDonald Ranch has a Sun City community, an  area of family style homes, and a guard gated country club community.

  • MacDonald Highlands – a private guard gated country club featuring 10 acres of parks, 5 miles of walking trails and a private championship 18 hole mountain course called Dragon Ridge. This is a very upper ended project with 16 distinct custom home neighborhoods. There are also two small neighborhoods of semi-custom homes by Toll Brothers.  
  • Sun City MacDonald Ranch – At the base of the Black Mountains just south of Green Valley Ranch, this is a beautiful 36,000 square foot community center complete with fitness equipment, card rooms, hobby rooms, tennis, volleyball, computer labs and more surrounding the Desert Willows golf course.
  • Sunridge Heights – an area of family style homes in MacDonald Ranch known for its winding tree lined streets, great schools and parks.

Palm Valley Estates – an upscale gated community of 114 homes located in the heart of Green Valley community of Silver Springs.  Built by Christopher Homes in the late 1980s, this charming area is the jewel of Silver Springs, known for its well-manicured homes and lush landscaping.

Roma Hills – This is a private guard gated enclave of custom homes in the foothills above Green Valley Ranch. While smaller than some of the other custom home communities, Roma Hills lots offer some of the most breathtaking views in the Valley, and it has been home to a few famous celebrities including Danny Gans, who bought several lots there and built several homes, a gorgeous rose garden and a private park for his family.

Seven Hills – absolutely some of the most incredible views in the city are to be found in this 1300 acre hillside community in the southern foothills! Built around the championship Rio Secco 18 hole golf course and the Butch Harmon School of Golf, Seven Hills features both developer built homes as well as several private custom neighborhoods with mansions going past the $5,000,000 mark. The whole community was designed with numerous parks, green belts, walking trails and more .

Solera – is an affordable age-restricted community by Pulte Homes high in Henderson’s Black Mountains overlooking the entire Las Vegas Valley in the gorgeous master planned community of Anthem. It is situated close to Sun City Anthem’s Revere Golf Club, which includes two public golf courses that are beautifully integrated into the canyon lands of the desert at the foothills of Henderson’s Black Mountains.  Solera does not have its own course so the association dues are lower than Siena & lower than Sun City Anthem and the prices are more affordable. There will be a community recreation center, pool, spa, fitness center, computers, billiards, tennis, card rooms, crafts & more. Solera offers Energy Star advantage homes to keep your utility bills low, and some offer a casita option.

The Fountains – this is a secluded 24 hour guard-gated enclave of approximately 120 custom homes on 1/3 to 1/2 acre lots in the Green Valley area. Homes here were built from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s and the neighborhood has fabulous lush landscaping not found in the newer developments.

Tuscany Village –  a lush guard gated master planned community located in the southeast area of the Las Vegas Valley, adjacent to the world-renowned Lake Las Vegas master planned community. Residents can play the championship Tuscany Golf Course, work out at the 35,000 sf recreation center with state of the art fitness center and resort style pools, or walk for miles among open trails, crystal clear lakes and palm trees.

Whitney Ranch – this is a small community of just over 1100 homes near the Galleria Mall built in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It is home to the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center Aquatic Complex

Local Hospitals

  • Henderson Behavioral Institude
  • Heart Center of Nevada
  • St. Rose Siena
  • St. Rose de Lima
  • Health South Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson

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