Over 55 communities in Nevada are in the northern and southern parts of the state. Reno in the northern part of the state gives easy access to resort areas around Lake Tahoe, the Sierras and Sacramento.
In Southern Nevada is Las Vegas for fabulous night life, entertainment, casinos, and mild climate. It is an easy drive from Las Vegas and Henderson to Southern California and Los Angeles and San Diego areas.
Mesquite, 80 miles north of Las Vegas, is near the Utah and Arizona borders.
There is lots to do exploring these areas in and around Nevada. You have your skiing, your hiking, entertainment, national parks, and on and on.
The famous ski resorts at Lake Tahoe are only 60+ miles away from Reno over 55 communities in Nevada.
FEATURE: In master community Caramella Ranch
Resort-style with mountain and cityscape views - Indoor-outdoor concept. By Toll Brothers. Stay active with:
Three collections of single homes starting $600's and up.
CONTACT: Western Skies Dr., Reno - 844-836-5263 - Open Daily
For water activities within the state, Lake Mead is 24 miles from Las Vegas. Skiing is a popular winter activity in this state as well.
Nevada is known for being one of the lower cost of living states and with low taxes. In fact, Nevada, particularly Las Vegas, is very popular with retiring Californians for this reason. There is no state income tax or state inheritance tax (verify).
While the home prices aren't the bargain they were a few years ago when it was the #1 state for foreclosures, they are still a draw for those wanting to pay all cash for a home.
The University of Nevada is here with tuition-free classes for retirees (verify what is available.)
LOCATION: Northwest Las Vegas
FEATURE: Local attractions include The Strip, Red Rock Canyon; in Sunstone master community
CONTACT: 9560 Lapis Lane - 866-722-2138/866-256-1598 - Open Daily
Single and duplex homes with resort amenities. Collection Prices starting in $390's and up.
LOCATION: North Las Vegas
FEATURE: Resort amenities
CONTACT: 2399 Beauty Vista Ave., North Las Vegas - 702-935-1182 - Models open daily.
Ranch homes with resort amenities. Starting $400's.
LOCATION: Las Vegas
FEATURE: Staff-gated luxury retirement community
CONTACT: 702-759-0322/844-836-5263 for appointment to see. 6739 Regency Ridge Court, Las Vegas
Toll Brothers luxury gated community of single homes with resort amenities. 30 minutes to Lake Mead. Priced from the $600's.
LOCATION: Las Vegas (Summerlin)
FEATURE: In Summerlin Master Community; Luxury homes
CONTACT: 4182 Solace St., Las Vegas - 800-685-6494/725-605-6000 to schedule your tour. Three attached home collections. Within master community of Summerlin--community by Shea Homes. Enjoy a sophisticated lifestyle at the new Resort Club, The Outlook. New premium homesites released - prices start $800's. Very modern home styles.
Boulder City is about 30 minutes to Las Vegas. It has a high senior population since it is out of the congestion of Las Vegas bringing better air quality (verify). No casinos in the city limits (verify). The city has senior activities but it is only about a 30-minute drive to Las Vegas for many cultural events and entertainment. There are a few hotels for overnights.
LOCATION: Boulder City
FEATURE: Resident-owned Manufactured home community
CONTACT: 510 Lakes Dr., Boulder City, NV - 702-293-7636
300+ resident-owned manufactured homes - pool and clubhouse - very low homeowners fees - views of Lake Mead from most homes. Slow growth policy is in effect. The city offers pool, tennis courts, social classes and more.
FEATURE: Contemporary ranch designs; man-made lake
CONTACT: 28 Lake Oasis St., Henderson - 702-718-8593
55+ resort community by Del Webb with amenities. Luxury homes starting in $400's.
FEATURE: Some RV garages; contemporary styles
CONTACT: 432 Heritage Bridge Ave., Henderson - 702-821-4850
By Lennar - 15 miles south of Las Vegas. Please contact them for latest availabilities. Some collections are sold out. Appointments are encouraged.
Encore Collection: From $600's. Spacious single home floor plans feature 4-Bay garages large enough to store your RV or have a hobby room or storage.
Courtyards: Singles from $300's.
Chorus Collection: Started from $400's
Symphony Collection: Smaller square footage but still very spacious homes from $500's.
432 Heritage Bridge Ave., Henderson - 702-821-4850
FEATURE: Golf community; master community; gated
CONTACT: 4885 E. Cactus Canyon Dr., Pahrump, 89061 - 702-766-1860
About 60 miles west of Las Vegas. Contemporary styling for up to 4 bedrooms. Single-story homes - 55+ community is in a master community with all-age communities with Mountain Falls Golf Club, clubhouse, pool and more. New medical facility opening soon and nearby Veterans Clinic expansion. By William Lyon Homes. 3 collections starting in $300's. This area can have lower prices than the city.
FEATURE: Single story floor plans on spacious lots
CONTACT: 993 Atkins Lane, Mesquite - Thurs/Fri by appointment - Monday 1-5PM - Tues-Sat. 10-5
Gated community of single homes from $370's. Golf courses in area. Option for 3-car garage. 40 minutes to St. George.
FEATURE: Large community situated below a mesa; Conestoga Golf Club
CONTACT: Ph: 800-589-7900 - 1300 Flat Top Mesa Dr., Mesquite
By Del Webb. 80 miles north of Las Vegas - 2-3 bedrooms - Start $300's. - 4 collections - Outdoor recreation opportunities thrive here including RV - Conestoga Golf Club - Fitness, pools and more. Day or Overnight Pass to visit - Las Vegas is an hour's drive south.
|1. Heritage at Stonebridge||Las Vegas/$400's||See More|
|2. Del Webb at Lake Las Vegas||Henderson-upper $300's||See More|
|3. Gatherings at Shadow Crest||Mesquite/$400's||See More|
|4. Terra Bella||Henderson/$400's||See More|
|5. Regency at Stonebrook||Sparks/$400's||See More|
1. Regency at Damonte Ranch-Sold (Reno)
2. Ovation at Mountain Falls (Pahrump)
3. Del Webb Sun City at Mesquite (Mesquite)