Henderson, NV is located southeast of Las Vegas and extends south until it meets Boulder City. It is the state of Nevada’s 2nd largest city in terms of population. Henderson is constantly ranked one of the safest cities and best places to live in nationwide polls. Henderson is known for family friendly neighborhoods, great school districts, and countless outdoor activities. With more than 60 parks, 37 miles of hiking trails, easy freeway access, and affordable housing it is easy to see why people want to call here home. Homes of all types are available in Henderson including traditional houses, townhomes, condos, estates, custom homes, manufactured homes, and tiny houses.
New and existing houses are available in both master planned communities and random pockets of undeveloped land throughout Henderson. A mix of single story and 2 story homes are representative of almost every development in Henderson. Houses with 3+ stories and basements are rare, but can be found. The size of houses in Henderson can vary from 800 to over 20,000 square feet. Popular options for homes include casitas, pools, outdoor entertainment areas, and downstairs master bedrooms. The majority of communities have a Homeowners Association, however there are entire areas of Henderson with no HOAs. Several guard gated communities are available such as Anthem Country Club, Lake Las Vegas South Shore, MacDonald Highlands, Quail Ridge Estates, Roma Hills, The Grand Legacy, and The Fountains. There are also entire communities of houses that surround golf courses throughout Henderson.
Townhomes can be found in almost every major community in Henderson, NV. They are often 2-3 story homes with attached garages and smaller backyards or outdoor spaces. With typically 2-3 bedrooms, 1-2.5 bathrooms, and 1-2 car garages, these spaces pack the features of a house into a smaller footprint. The floor plans can vary greatly, however most units have an upstairs master bedroom with the garage below the additional bedrooms. A 1/2 bathroom is located downstairs with 2 full bathrooms upstairs. A townhome will often share a common wall and fence line with 1 other unit. There are un-gated and gated neighborhoods all over the City of Henderson. 24 hour guard gated communities such as the Resort Villas and Inspiration are also available. Most communities include gym, pool, tennis court, and clubhouse access. Both new construction and existing townhomes are available.
Choose from cost effective single bedroom condos to massive three story high rise condos with outdoor spaces, and everything in between. Prices ran range from under $100,000 to over $2,000,000. The most common type of condo is a 1-3 bedroom and 1-2 bath unit that can be located either upstairs or downstairs. Some communities have an optional detached single car garage that are included in the purchase of select units. Outdoor spaces will be balconies that can accommodate 2-5 people. Amenities available to residents can include access to gyms, pools, spas, and occasionally tanning beds. HOA fees will commonly cover the landscaping and maintenance of the community. Your water, sewer, and trash service should also be included in this monthly fee. You can find brand new and existing condo and loft communities throughout Henderson, NV. These types of homes are widely known for being low maintenance.
Toll Brothers, Beazer, and Del Webb are just a few of the nationwide companies building new homes in Henderson. New construction homes are available in almost every community including Inspirada, Lake Las Vegas, and Seven Hills. They are also available as custom estates, houses, townhomes, and condos. The least expensive new home is listed for sale at a starting price of $234,990 and is built by KB Home. This 2-story townhouse has a private outdoor patio and attached 2 car garage. The most expensive will be the new custom homes built by firms like Blue Heron. You will also find traditional homes built by DR Horton, Century Communities, and Lennar. A growing number of new homes are being specifically built for residents over the age of 55 years. Heritage at Cadence is an entire guard gated retirement community with a world class club house and fitness facility. There are currently over 300 new homes currently for sale in Henderson, NV.
Homeowners love single story homes for a variety of reasons. It can be purely from the visual perspective or for more serious matters like health concerns. They can be found is almost every neighborhood. The configurations typically range between 2-4 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. Another common design feature in the 2-3 car garage located at the front of the house. Ranch style single story homes are the most popular style and can be seen across Henderson. This style of home is still built today and embraces an open concept design. The kitchen will be open to the living and dining rooms. Single story homes built before 1990 will often have larger lots than homes built today. This allows space for a pool, areas for entertaining, and large green spaces. In the current market there is high demand for single story homes in guard gated communities that are priced under $600,000. These homes are typically sold in under 120 days of being listed on the MLS.
The amount of homes priced over $1,000,000 has grown to over 200 properties currently on the market. These luxury homes often compliment their natural environments and are full of impressive features. The most expensive home currently for sale in Henderson is priced at $8,500,000. This single-story mansion spans over 20,000 square feet. The almost 2.5-acre lot was made by combining multiple parcels of land. At the base of the million-dollar price tag is the Parklane at Blackrock model home. This single-story home has a hidden pantry, walk-in shower, and custom office. The house also has several built-ins including an outdoor fireplace, barbecue, and patio. The glass doors in the living and dining rooms slide back to reveal and incredible way to enjoy indoor and outdoor living. The home is 2,508 square feet of space with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. This home is move-in ready and has incredible elevated views of southwest Henderson, NV.
Approximately 23% of homes for sale in Henderson have in-ground pools. They provide a great way to cool down on those hot summer days. Swimming is also a great way to exercise. Almost every pool in Henderson has a unique style. Some have added features that include waterfalls, slides, and diving boards. While other have been finished with pebble, plaster, or quartz. A popular product used in pool homes here is Kool Deck. It reduces heat is areas that you would walk with bare feet. It is applied and dries as a solid layer above concrete. The most luxurious pools in Henderson have swim up bars, unique water features, and infinity edges. Solar heated pools are popular throughout this city. Water is most often pumped to the root, where it is heated, circulated, and returned to the pool. This process repeats itself until the desired temperature is reached. It is important to have a pool inspected by a licensed professional before buying a home.
Another highly desirable feature found in Henderson homes is a Casita. This can be either an attached suite or fully detached and private residence. They can also serve a variety of uses including a guest suite, storage room, game room, or pool house. This is truly a useful room that can become many rooms over the time you own the home. A popular option is to use a casita as a home office. It provides a quiet space to focus on your work while still being close to all the comforts of home. Homeowners will also enjoy the tax benefits from utilizing a portion of their home for business purposes. There are several new homes that have been designed with Casitas in the floor plan. Some builders will call it multi-generational living and it is becoming increasingly popular. Most casitas will have their own full bathroom attached to the main room. We have listed homes with luxurious casitas that have their own kitchens, living, and laundry rooms.
There are 12 guard gated communities in Henderson. This includes Roma Hills, The Grand Legacy, and MacDonald Highlands. Each of these communities have a 24-hour guarded entrance, however they each have their own unique features. Anthem Country Club has armed security that patrols the interior of the community. This provides an additional lay of security for their residents. They also ensure there is no speeding or illegal parking. Wait times to enter vary based upon the time of day, but generally take less than 4 minutes. In contrast, there are the 5 neighborhoods within the Grand Legacy. The guarded entrance has 1 lane for each direction of traffic and a dedicated lane for residents with transponders in their windows. There is no patrol to monitor the interior of this quiet golf course community. A second gate that is accessed by calling a resident on the directory, or entering a pre-determined code, is utilized by The Grand Legacy Estates.
Henderson has multiple master planned age restricted (55+) communities: Sun City Anthem, Sun City MacDonald Ranch, Solera at Anthem, and Heritage at Cadence. These single story homes are either houses, townhomes, or condos. Typically they are smaller and easier to maintain than a single family home. It is common for these homes to have backyards to flow into one another with no fencing or wall. Most also have been designed with desert landscaping. Amenities in these communities can include access to golf courses, fitness centers, club houses, community centers, and swimming pools. These resident only features encourage an active lifestyle with your friends and neighbors. New homes can be fully customized before being built and existing homes are available for immediate move in. Popular features for homes in this segment include: RV parking, golf cart garages, and gated communities.