Summerlin Homes Embrace Outdoor Living
In the planned community of Summerlin, home builders appreciate the high value residents place on the active outdoor lifestyle of the community, incorporating at least 15% of the outdoor living space into the design of their homes. This means that Summerlin homes come standard with a variety of outdoor living features, including covered patios, loggias and balconies; sunny terraces; porches and roof terraces. A unique and increasingly popular feature are front balconies that adorn the front of a home’s exterior, providing a vantage point and adding architectural interest to a home’s facade.
According to Danielle Bisterfeldt, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Guest Experience for Summerlin, seamless indoor-outdoor living has long been a hallmark of homes in the community.
“It’s more fun to be outdoors, and that’s something we’ve long recognized when developing design standards for homes in our community,” Bisterfeldt said. “Plus, Summerlin’s higher elevation provides views from many vantage points and provides cooler temperatures, making outdoor living even more enjoyable.”
At Heritage by Lennar, a new neighborhood taking shape in the village of Stonebridge, the Stirling collection includes single-storey homes for active adults aged 55 and over. The Sidney model, offering 1,953 square feet and a price starting at $600,000, has a covered patio for outdoor enjoyment.
Featuring a covered patio and a side yard, Plan Three at Kings Canyon by Tri Pointe Homes in Redpoint. Starting at $800,000, Kings Canyon spans up to 3,289 square feet.
At Carmel Cliff by Pulte Homes, also located in the Redpoint neighborhood, a covered balcony wraps around the rear exterior of Pesaro’s floor plan, providing front-row seating from sunrise to sunset. Spanning 3,942 square feet, the Pesaro model starts at $1.18 million.
Acadia Ridge by Toll Brothers in the Redpoint neighborhood offers the Torre Elite floor plan with 2,762 square feet of living space, priced at $800,000. A large covered patio, ideal for entertaining in all weathers, is one of the features of the house.
The Daisy floor plan in Savannah by Taylor Morrison, also located in the Redpoint neighborhood, is 2,203 square feet and is priced at $600,000. The house offers a covered outdoor living space.
At Obsidian by Woodside Homes, the Onyx Plan Two offers 1,593 square feet, priced at $500,000. Located in the Redpoint Square neighborhood, Obsidian features a large covered patio to seamlessly connect the indoors to the outdoors.
At Ascent by KB Home, a townhouse neighborhood in the Redpoint Square neighborhood where only a few homes remain, Plan 1748 offers a front-facing covered porch to create an inviting entryway and a perfect place to watch the world pass. The 1748 plan comes in at 1,748 square feet, priced at mid-$400,000.
The Chicago Floor Plan at Moro Pointe by Richmond American Homes also located in the Redpoint Square neighborhood, is a semi-detached home that measures approximately 1,500 square feet, priced at $400,000. A covered terrace enlarges the living area of the house.
And finally, at Trilogy by Shea Homes, a 55+ qualified condominium neighborhood located in the South Square Village, the Apex floor plan offers 2,425 square feet, priced at $700,000. It includes a covered wraparound balcony for viewing from multiple vantage points.
According to Bisterfeldt, water features, custom pools, outdoor kitchens, outdoor built-in flat screen TVs and fire pits are just a few of the options offered by several Summerlin builders who are masters at home design. for the exceptionally beautiful desert environment of the community.
“Summerlin is located on high topography that overlooks the Las Vegas Valley and sits at the base of Red Rock Canyon,” Bisterfeldt said. “With the area’s natural beauty and the community’s wonderful parks, trails, golf courses and streetscapes, it’s no wonder most residents want to spend as much time outdoors as possible, starting with their own home.
Now, entering its 32nd year of development, Summerlin offers more amenities than any other community in southern Nevada. This includes over 250 parks of all sizes; community centres, swimming pools and events reserved for residents; over 200 miles of interconnected trails; 10 golf courses; 26 public, private and charter schools; a public library and performing arts center; Summerlin Hospital Medical Center; places of worship representing a dozen different denominations; office parks; and neighborhood shopping malls. Downtown Summerlin features fashion shopping, dining, entertainment, the Red Rock Resort and office towers. City National Arena is home to the practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights National Hockey League. The Las Vegas Ballpark is a world-class Triple-A ballpark and the home of the Las Vegas Aviators.
In total, Summerlin offers nearly 110 floor plans in 20 neighborhoods spread across nine distinct villages and neighborhoods. The homes, built by many of the nation’s top homebuilders, come in a variety of styles — from single-family homes to townhouses, ranging in price from $400,000 to over $1 million. For more information on all the neighborhoods that are actively selling, visit Summerlin.com. Before your visit, call the builders to check hours of operation. Telephone numbers for each district are displayed Summerlin.com.