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How Did Summerlin Become A Master Planned Community

Summerlin Las Vegas Nevada started in 1952 when Howard Hughes purchased 25,000 acres for three dollars an acre.Howard Hughes purchased the land with the intentions of relocating his California business to Las Vegas.Howard Hughes never did relocate his business and the land set dormant for a little over 35 years.In 1988,Summa announces plans for the master-planned community of Summerlin.The name Summerlin came from the paternal grandmother of Howard Hughes,Jean Amelia Summerlin.

The community of Summerlin runs along the foothills of The Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area.There was a land exchange enacted to protect Red Rock Canyon.The land exchange was between the Bureau of Land Management facilitated by The Nature Conservancy in which Summa was the predecessor to The Howard Hughes Corporation.The land exchange deal left The Howard Hughes Corporation giving up 5,000 acres and receiving 3,000 more acres for future development.

In 1988,The Meadows School was the first facility to open in Summerlin.The Meadows School is a premier private college preparatory school and was built on land that was donated by The Howard Hughes Corporation.

In 1990,The Hills Village in Summerlin commences development.The Hills covers 36 square miles and is a 394 acre residential village.

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The Hills Village in Summerlin Features
• The Hills Park
• William R. Lummis Elementary School
• Ernest A. Becker Middle School

Also during this time in 1990,The Howard Hughes Corporation fund the Summerlin Parkway to be completed.The Summerlin Parkway connects to the 215 beltway and runs through until it connects with US 95.The Summerlin Parkway was the first three level interchange in Southern Nevada.

In 1990,an age restricted golf course community called Sun City Summerlin was organized by Del Webb.Sun City Summerlin is located at the foothills of the Spring Mountain Range.Sun City Summerlin has around 7,800 homes and three golf courses designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash.

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Sun City Summerlin Features
• Shopping
• Restaurants
• Social and Recreational Facilities
• Indoor Pools and Spas
• Tennis Courts
• Craft Rooms
• Card Rooms
• Exercise Rooms
• Bocce Ball Courts
• Racquetball Court
• Miniature Golf
• Softball Diamond
• 312 Seat Amphitheater

Sun City Summerlin is also conveniently located to nearby libraries,hospital,business and retail centers and public transportation.

In 1991 the very first family moved in to their Summerlin home.It was also in this year that The Hills South Village in Summerlin commences development.The Hills South Village in Summerlin is 725 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Hills South Village in Summerlin Features
• Luxury Home Communities Eagle Hills and Tournament Hills
• Summerlin Library
• Performing Arts Center
• TPC – Tournament Players Club Golf Course

Tiger Woods won his first PGA Tour at the TPC Summerlin. In 1992,Summerlin ranks number one in new home sales nationally.Summerlin would also rank number one in national new home sales for ten consecutive years in a row,1997 to 2007.The ranking was for master-planned communities throughout the nation.

Also going on in 1992,The Pueblo Village in Summerlin commences development.The Pueblo is 568 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Pueblo Village in Summerlin Features
• The Pueblo Park
• The Meadows School
• Richard H. Bryan Elementary School
• St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School

Two Houses of Worship
• St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
• Summerlin Evangelical Lutheran Church

In 1993,The Trails Village in Summerlin commences development.The Trails is 573 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Trails Village in Summerlin Features
• The Trails Community Center
• The Trails Park
• Shopping and Retail Centers
• Business Centers
• Post Office
• Merryhill Private School
• Andre Agassi 24 Hour Fitness
• Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church
• Summerlin Community Baptist Church

In 1994,The Crossing Village in Summerlin commences development.The Crossing is 530 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Crossing in Summerlin Features
• Business Center
• The Crossing Park
• John W. Bonner Elementary School
• Summerlin Hospital
• City Fire Station

In 1995,The Canyons Village in Summerlin commences development.The Canyon is 754 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Canyons Village in Summerlin Features
• Single and Multi Family Neighborhoods
• Luxury Home Communities
• TPC Las Vegas Golf
• Business Parks
• JW Marriott
• Rampart Casino
• Suncoast Casino

In 1996,The Arbors Village in Summerlin commences development.The Arbors is 1,206 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Arbors Village in Summerlin Features
• Arbors Sport Park
• Arbors Tennis and Play Park
• Tree Top Park
• Cottonwood Canyon Park
• E.W. Staton Elementary School
• Sig Rogich Middle School
• Palo Verde High School
• College of Soutern Nevada
• Bob and Sandy Miller High Tech Center
• City of Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Leisure Center
• Creative Kids Learning Center
• Desert Springs United Methodist Church
• The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
• Hindu Temple and Cultural Center
• New Hope Lutheran Church
• The Heights of Summerlin-Medical Rehabilitation Facility

In 1996,the Summerlin hospital opens the door on a 40 acre medical campus managed by the Valley Health System.Summerlin Hospital has 454 private suite and has expanded to include a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and an advanced cardiac and surgical procedures and surgery services.

In 1997,the Summerlin Centre Village in Summerlin commences development.Summerlin Centre is 1,004 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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Summerlin Centre Village in Summerlin Features
• The DownTown Summerlin Mall
• Red Rock Casino
• Business Parks
• Shopping and Retail Centers
• Summerlin Centre Community Park
• West Career and Technical Academy
• Faith Lutheran Middle School
• Faith Lutheran High School

Also going on in 1997,The Willows Village in Summerlin commences development.The Willows is 731 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Willows Village in Summerlin Features
• Willow Creek – Luxury Guard Gated Home Community
• The Willows Community Center
• The Willows Park
• Spotted Leaf Park
• D’Vorre and Hal Ober Elementary School
• Faith Lutheran Academy and Pre-school
• Temple Beth Sholom
• Faith Community Lutheran Church

In 1998,Red Rock Country Club in Summerlin commences development.Red Rock Country Club is 738 acres of luxury homes in a guard gated golf course community.Red Rock Country Club has two separate luxury home communities called The East Gate and The West Gate.Red Rock Country Club was first developed by Sunrise Colony Company and finished by The Howard Hughes Corporation.

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Red Rock Country Club Features
• Two Separate Guard Gated Golf Course Communities
• 1,000 Luxury Homes
• Two Championship Golf Courses Designed by Arnold Palmer
• A Main Clubhouse
• A Sports Club
• Dining/Café Grille
• Biking/Walking Trails

In 1999,Siena was developed by The Sun Colony Group which is an age restricted guard gated golf course one story home community.Siena is 667 acres and has a golf course designed by master architects Brian Curley and Lee Schmidt.Siena has two separate guard gated golf course communities and together have over 2,000 homes.

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Siena Features
• One Story Home Community
• Golf Course
• Library-That sits on the edge of Lake Siena
• Ceramics Room
• Arts and Crafts Room
• Sewing Room
• Music Room
• Billiards Room
• Three Game Rooms
• Computer Room

Siena has The Sunrise Ballroom that you can rent out for events or weddings.You will have spectacular views of the community,golf course and lake siena.The Sunrise Ballroom features a dance floor and a prep kitchen for your caterer.The Siena health and fitness center is 16,000 square feet of recreation and fitness activities.

Siena Health and Fitness Features
• A 25 yard Heated Indoor Lap Pool
• An Outdoor Pool with golf course and community views
• Locker Rooms with Individual Steam Rooms and Sauna
• Lighted Bocce Courts
• Pickleball Courts
• Tennis Courts
• Horseshoe Pits

The Siena Fitness Center has an array of exercise equipment,weight training machines and free weights.Enjoy thirty classes every week taught by certified instructors.Siena also has a salon and spa to relax or pamper yourself.

In 2000,The Gardens Village in Summerlin commences development.The Gardens is 410 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.The Gardens community is conveniently located near the 215 beltway and nearby shopping and schools.

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The Gardens Village in Summerlin Features
• The Gardens Park – Sand Volleyball court,Basketball court,Children Play area,community center
• Business Park
• The Element by Westin
• Alexander Dawson Private School
• The Gardens Plaza – Retail and Business Centers

In 2000,The Ridges Village in Summerlin commences development.The Ridges is 793 acres of exclusive luxury homes in a guard gated golf course community.The Ridges has several upscale gated neighborhoods within this guard gated community.The Ridges features a championship golf course called Bear’s Best of Las Vegas and was designed by Jack Nicklaus.The Ridges Amenities include a clubhouse and state of the art fitness center.

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The Ridges Neighborhoods
• Arrowhead at The Ridges
• Azure at The Ridges
• Boulder Ridge at The Ridges
• Fairway Point at The Ridges
• Falcon Ridge at The Ridges
• Promontory at The Ridges
• Redhawk at The Ridges
• Rimrock at The Ridges
• Sterling Ridge at The Ridges
• The Pointe at The Ridges
• Topaz Ridge at The Ridges

In 2000,The Vistas Village in Summerlin commences development.The Vistas is 815 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Vistas Village in Summerlin Features
• The Vistas Community Park-Football field,basketball court,children play area and coming soon a community pool
• The Vistas North Tower Park
• The Vistas South Tower Park
• Linda Given Elementary School
• Neighborhood Market

The year 2000 was a phenomenal time for Summerlin.There were many things accomplished in this year.

Summerlin Achievements for the year 2000
• Red Rock Country Club – Clubhouse and Golf Course
• Siena Golf Course
• Alexander Dawson School of Las Vegas
• D’Vorre and Hal Ober Elementary School
• E.W. Staton Elementary School
• Sig Rogich Middle School
• St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
• Desert Spring United Methodist Church
• Summerlin Community Baptist Church
• Construction of 215 beltway through Summerlin area commences

In 2001,Ridgebrook Village in Summerlin commences development.Ridgebrook is 100 acre residential village with four single family neighborhoods.

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Ridgebrook Village in Summerlin Features
• Ridgebrook Park
• John and Judy Goolsby Elementary School

In 2002 The Howard Hughes Corporation makes a second land exchange deal with the Bureau of Land Management of Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area.It was an even exchange of 1,000 acres in which now Summerlin could extend the Summerlin South Community. In 2003,The Paseos Village in Summerlin commences development.The Paseos is 768 acres of mixed use neighborhoods.

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The Paseos Village in Summerlin Features
• The Paseos Park – 12.5 acres
• Soccer field
• Tee ball field
• Sand Volleyball court
• Children Play areas
• Basketball court
• Water Play area

Right now in 2016,new homes are booming in The Paseos.The future growth for The Paseos in Summerlin is incredible.There are several upscale gated neighborhoods being built now by top home builders in the nation.Custom home sites with great city views available. In 2004,The Mesa Village in Summerlin commences development.The Mesa is 497 acres of single and multi family neighborhoods.

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The Mesa Village in Summerlin Features
• The Mesa Park – 19 Acres
• Three Little League Baseball Fields
• Tennis Courts
• Basketball Courts
• Bishop Gorman High School – Private school on 52 acres

In 2015,The Cliffs Village in Summerlin commences development.The Cliffs is 418 acres of mixed use residential neighborhoods.

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The Cliffs Village in Summerlin Features
• Wet and Wild Water Park
• Faiss Middle School
• Business Park
• Shopping Center

Soon to be built is a 100 acre age restricted community built by Toll Brothers called The Regency.You can expect nothing but the best when this community is completed. In 2015,Downtown Summerlin’s first residential development commenced.It will be a gated,124 unit luxury rental neighborhood called The Constellation.This is a joint venture between The Howard Hughes Corporation and The Calida Group.

In 2015,a 555 acre luxury home community by Discovery Land Company commences development.It is located just south of The Ridges in Summerlin and will be developed by both The Howard Hughes Corporation and Discovery Land Company.This luxury home community in Summerlin is called The Summit and will feature a championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio.It will include a clubhouse and fitness center.

 

Summerlin has over 100,000 residents and growing.Summerlin strives itself by putting the people’s needs and wants first.If you are planning on moving to Summerlin and would like to know how the real estate market is doing,feel free to contact me anytime.I have been a Summerlin resident and in the Summerlin real estate business for nearly 20 years.My goals is to help you achieve your real estate goals.

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*A new Summerlin Village Is Now Being Developed Called Stonebridge.KB Homes is the first home builder that just opened their model homes in late 2017*

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