Many people forget that as Las Vegas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world that people also live there and some of those people enjoy a relaxing and luxurious lifestyle in communities that have been especially developed with families in mind. A large area of real estate called Summerlin is located in the mountains bordering the Las Vegas Valley and in that real estate are communities specially built for families and retirees. Although these communities are located a few miles away from the hustle of Vegas, they still remain close enough to allow the residents easy access to the gourmet dining and dazzling entertainment that the city provides. One of these communities is called The Ridges which is particularly aimed at the high end residents but has amazing features. The homes in this gate guarded community have spectacular views of the Las Vegas Valley including the lights of Down Town Vegas itself. If you view the ridges las vegas homes you will see that they are amid perfectly designed streetscapes with immaculate landscaping and vibrant architecture. The amenities offered to residents in this community are world class and include gourmet dining, beautiful parks and retail shops. There is also the Club Ridges a private community centre that has as its main feature the Bear’s Best Golf Course which was designed by the famous golfer Jack Nicklaus. The club also has though other features some of which are state of the art and include fitness apparatus, tennis courts, a steam room and a resort style swimming pool. As this community is located near the Red Rock Conservancy area, there are plenty of opportunities for residents to hake or cycle the 13 mile loop around the conservancy or any of the other many trails leading from it. This spectacular natural wonder is just one more of the many spectacular views afforded residents should they get tired of viewing the city lights. The Ridges is just one of many guarded gate communities in the area and although some of them are also priced with the high end buyers is mind with price tags of a million dollars or more, some of the communities have homes priced as low as $200,000.
Regardless of what price you pay for your home in one of these areas, you can be assured of relaxation and comfort in a luxurious setting that provides views that are stunning. In all Summerlin has 200,000 residents and some of the communities are still growing but this total is divided into more than a dozen separate communities, the exclusive being The Pointe which is located above The Ridges and only has 12 luxurious homes but even here, there are still homes available to buy. These communities allow you to fully enjoy a life of luxury in peaceful surroundings whilst still being close to some of the most entertaining shows in the country. These communities therefore offer the best of both worlds with the security of a gated residential area near to the thriving bustle of a great city.