The Best Master Planned Communities in the Las Vegas Area

Las Vegas Master Planned Communities

From clubhouses to swimming pools, golf courses to sports courts, some of the best master planned communities in the Las Vegas area have it all. If you’re searching for a new place to call home, you may want to consider one of these top communities, which as you'll notice, offer much more than just a house.  

Lake Las Vegas

Found in Henderson, Lake Las Vegas boasts home designs from some of the region’s most respected homebuilders. This award winning, master-planned community is home to several different communities, as well as a sports club with tennis, pickleball, swimming pools, and more. In addition, Lake Las Vegas is home to both Reflection Bay Golf Club and SouthShore Country Club, as well as a golf institute, its own village of shops and restaurants, and easy access to water sports. 


The one-and-only Summerlin is a massive, master-planned community with room for dozens of distinct villages and subdivisions. With plans for more than 60,000 homes at build-out, Summerlin boasts the guard gated Red Rock Country Club and multiple golf courses. You’ll also find plenty of tennis courts and pickleball courts, swimming pools, parks and trails, plus community centers, and even its own downtown area. 

MacDonald Highlands 

Found in the foothills of the McCullough Mountains, MacDonald Highlands is one of the most celebrated master-planned communities in the Las Vegas area. This guard-gated community overlooks views of the nearby mountains and the Strip, with five custom-home neighborhoods. The homes surround the prestigious Dragon Ridge Country Club and its 18-hole golf course. 

Southern Highlands

The fabulous Southern Highlands community is home to the Southern Highlands Golf Club. As well, the master-planned community has several parks with basketball, tennis, and walking paths. This affluent area additionally offers a number of neighborhood conveniences, as well as your choice of existing homes, new homes, lots, or rentals.  

Anthem Las Vegas 

Located in Henderson, the master-planned community of Anthem is just a short drive away from the Las Vegas Strip, plus it also offers some sweeping mountain views. Built up starting in the late 1990s, the more than 4,700-acre community has won several awards over the years and features some non-gated homes as well as guard-gated neighborhoods, along with a place for those in search of a 55+ active lifestyle. Anthem Country Club includes a golf course, clubhouse, tennis courts, and more. 

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Also found in Henderson, Inspirada provides newer construction homes in a master-planned, community setting. You’ll find several parks with residents-only swimming pools and nearby hiking trails, plus a community center and gated neighborhoods in Inspirada. 


Located in the Las Vegas Valley, Cadence is a master-planned community with several new construction homes from a number of homebuilders. The highly rated Cadence community is home to Central Park with trails, a swimming pool and splash pads, and even a dog park. You’ll also find a fitness court and pickleball courts.

Skye Canyon

Skye Canyon describes itself as a next-gen, master-planned community. The area is home to the Skye Canyon Center and Skye Fitness, plus you’ll find plenty of open space. Buyers can choose from several different home designs in Skye Canyon, including single-family homes with flexible floor plans.


Developed in the mid 2000s, Providence is a master-planned community with dozens of neighborhoods itself. The community offers up several planned events for its residents to enjoy, plus nearby community schools, parks, and walking trails for fun and recreation.

The Lakes

More established than some others, The Lakes is a resort-like community with the advantage of a waterfront setting. This master-planned community makes it easy to enjoy the lakefront, with condos and estates for buyers to choose from.

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