Top 10 reasons to buy a home in Summerlin Las Vegas, Nevada

Summerlin is a community that has something for everyone

About 10 miles west of downtown Las Vegas, NV, the residential neighborhood of Summerlin offers an upscale lifestyle to those who call it home. With swanky homes and stunning views of the Spring Mountains, Summerlin welcomes those who love an outdoor lifestyle with a touch of the good life. Take a look at the top 10 reasons you should check out Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV.

1. You’ll Love the Convenience

Although Summerlin never loses its residential vibe, shopping centers and restaurants scattered throughout the neighborhood make it easy to grab a bite to eat with your family or run errands without having to rearrange your day.

2. The Neighborhood Has Its Own Nightclub

No, the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa isn’t a private nightclub, but the locals in Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV often treat it that way, heading there not just for the casino, but for the opulent movie theater and bowling alley. Lounges and bars let you relax with friends, and the Rocks Lounge is one of the top small live-music venues in town.

3. The Fun of Vegas Is At Your Doorstep

Downtown Las Vegas, complete with Fremont Street, is only minutes away from Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV when you want some excitement, and the famous Las Vegas Strip is just a short 13-mile jaunt down the freeway. Enjoy spectacular entertainment and visit the restaurants of world-class chefs right in your own backyard.

4. Head to the Mountains for Beauty and Fun

The stark natural beauty of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area beckons from the west of Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV. Take the breathtaking scenic drive, go hiking or biking through the canyon, or come back at night to enjoy meteor showers and stargazing.

5. Outdoor Fun Right in Your Neighborhood

At the heart of Summerlin is The Hills Park, where you can play tennis, basketball or soccer, or watch your kids play. The Vistas Park also keeps sports fans happy, and it’s a perfect place for a peaceful walk with your dog as the sun sets over the mountains.

6. A Great Place for Medical Professionals to Live

If you’re a doctor, nurse, or other medical professionals, you can simplify your commute by working at Mountain View Hospital or Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, both of which are right in the neighborhood.

7. Ride Your Bike to Work!

Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV is an oasis for outdoors-lovers who enjoy riding bikes. With biking lanes throughout the neighborhood, plenty of cycling routes through the city, and high-end bike shops to help you keep your bike maintained and upgraded.

8. Send Your Kids to Excellent Schools

Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV is filled with five-star schools that feature outstanding academics, athletics and extracurricular opportunities, including the West Career and Technical Academy, which is part of a Google pilot program. As Summerlin continues to grow, the neighborhood keeps building more schools to prevent crowding.

9. Easy Commutes to the Entire Area

Whether you work right in Summerlin, in downtown Las Vegas, or south near The Strip, getting around town from your Summerlin base is easy. The Summerlin Freeway connects smoothly to highways 95 and 215, and buses and taxis are readily available as well. If you’re leaving town, make the quick 16-mile drive to McCarran airport.

10. Fun Shopping Nearby and All Through Town

Downtown Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV is filled with boutiques and charming shops, and Tivoli Village lets you handle everything from shopping for jewelry to dance lessons. For high-end shopping, the shopping districts at Caesar’s Palace, the Venetian, and the Bellagio feature world-class shopping from top designers.

Things to Do in and Around Summerlin

Bike riding, dining, golfing

Whether you want to head to beauty of Red Rock Canyon for a challenging bike ride or relax in your spacious home or on your welcoming patio, Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV provides you with a lovely place to live. This master-planned community has thought of everything you need to make life enjoyable and pleasant while staying close to home, with all the spectacle, fun, and entertainment of Las Vegas waiting just down the road.

Treat yourself to a relaxing weekend brunch right in Summerlin when you head to Babystacks Cafe for red velvet pancakes with sweet cream cheese syrup, and don’t be surprised to meet up with some of your neighbors at this cozy spot. When you’re planning a relaxing afternoon around the pool or packing a picnic, make sure to stop at German Bread Bakery, a community favorite known for its apple Danishes.

Evening fun is always awaiting you in Las Vegas at any time of the clock. Celebrate a special occasion by catching one of the breathtaking shows put on by Cirque du Soleil, or pick up tickets for a concert with any of the superstars who visit Vegas regularly or for a world-class prize-fighting match.

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Family Fun in and Around Summerlin

Hiking, Swimming, Sports

Summerlin is a wonderful community to raise a family in, with excellent schools and plenty of parks and local activities to participate in, as well as fun throughout the greater Las Vegas area. On warm days, kids delight in visiting Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas with its 25 thrilling water slides, and indoor play areas such as Fidgets or Battle Blast Laser Tag are also exciting for kids.

Team spirit runs strong in Las Vegas, so don’t be surprised if your neighbors ask you to join them at a UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball game at the Thomas & Mack Center, only 16 miles away. Locals are already getting excited about the new Las Vegas Raiders, the city’s first NFL team, due to take up residence at Las Vegas Stadium, 15 miles south of Summerlin homes for sale Las Vegas NV, as early as 2019.

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