Introducing Sun City Summerlin Nevada

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    Sun City Summerlin

    Sun City Summerlin is Del Webb's first active adult community in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is nestled against the Spring Mountain Range at an elevation of 3,000 feet. With 7,779 homes, Sun City Summerlin is the largest active adult community in Nevada. It boasts four clubhouses, three golf courses and three restaurants among many other world-class amenities.

    Sun City Summerlin is sprawled across 2,400 majestically rolling acres that boast magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and the Las Vegas Strip. This ideal elevated location offers cooler temperatures and cleaner air than communities in the lower elevations of the Las Vegas Valley. Construction of Sun City Summerlin began in 1988 by Del Webb and was completed 10 years later.

    Del Webb's Sun City Summerlin is part of the Summerlin master planned community on the western edge of Las Vegas. Summerlin is comprised of nearly 20 separate residential villages spread across 22,500 acres. It is woven together by more than 150 miles of trails and 100 neighborhood parks. This well-established neighborhood boasts tree-lined streets, great shopping, top-notch restaurants and award winning resorts, casinos and spas.

    Del Webb's Sun City Summerlin has been incredibly popular with active adults for its bountiful amenities and reasonably priced homes and villas. With over 80 clubs and interest groups and other exciting activities, the community caters to retirees who want to get the most out of life.

    Sun City Summerlin Amenities

    Sun City Summerlin boasts more amenities than any other active adult community in Las Vegas. The heart and soul of Sun City Summerlin is the community's four clubhouses that house a vast array of world-class amenities. With so many options, there is never a shortage of opportunities to enjoy everything the community has to offer.

    The Mountain Shadows Clubhouse includes an outdoor lap pool, indoor spa, exercise room, racquetball court, ping pong tables, tennis courts, miniature golf course, shuffleboard and an outdoor walking track.

    The Desert Vista Clubhouse is a 44,000 square-foot facility that hosts a grand ballroom with a dance floor and stage. It also includes an outdoor pool and spa, fitness center, aerobics room, bocce ball, pickleball and tennis courts.

    The Sun Shadows Clubhouse is home to a magnificent Olympic size indoor pool and spa. It also includes several meeting and multi-purpose rooms, card rooms, an aerobics studio and bocce ball courts.

    The Pinnacle Clubhouse is where the 312-seat Starbright Theatre is located, which plays host to many popular theatrical and musical performances as well as movies and guest speakers.

    Sun City Summerlin Golf

    Golf enthusiasts are greeted with three outstanding courses at Sun City Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV. Each course was designed by the award winning team of Hall-of-Famer Billy Casper and renowned golf course architect Greg Nash. The resident owned courses offer yearly membership options and reduced fees for Sun City Summerlin residents.

    There are two championship 18-hole courses and one executive 18-hole course. Palm Valley was the first course built in Sun City Summerlin. At 6,580 yards and a rating/slope of 72/127, it is the community's most challenging course. The Eagle Crest Executive Course is a manageable 4,067-yard, par-60 course that offers magnificent panoramic views of the Las Vegas Valley. Highland Falls is a par-72, 6,512-yard course situated at an elevation of over 3,000 feet. The course features a sporty layout and dramatic elevation changes.

    Each golf club offers great dining options. The Vista Grille in the Palm Valley course is the place to grab a quick snack at the turn or some drinks and dinner after a round. The Summit at Eagle Crest offers unsurpassed views and is ideal for banquets and large gatherings. The Tavern at the Falls at the Highland Falls course enjoys spectacular views of a cascading waterfall.

    Sun City Summerlin Homes & Real Estate

    There is a wide variety of models to choose from in Sun City Summerlin. There are 39 different models that include seven attached duplexes models and 32 single-family home models. The attached homes offer between 1,003 to 1,731 square feet of living space. Most include two bedrooms and two baths. One-and-a-half and two-and-a-half car garages are available, which are perfect for extra storage or space to park your golf cart. The attached homes are all maintenance-free with most exterior home maintenance covered by the association.

    Single-family home buyers have a wide variety of options with floor plans that range from 1,003 to 2,895 square feet of livable space. All models include at least two bedrooms (or one bedroom plus a den), two baths and a two-car garage. Many of the plans offer additional bedrooms, a powder room and a two-and-a-half car garage. Gorgeous views of the golf course or homesites overlooking the Las Vegas Strip are customary on many of the homes in Sun City Summerlin.

    Sun City Summerlin Lifestyle

    Many residents of Sun City Summerlin remark that life here is like living in a world-class resort. Others comment that it is like going back to college without the worry of classes or homework. Such observations are well-founded. With over 80 different clubs and interest groups there is something for just about everyone here. Residents who are interested in arts and crafts might enjoy the beading and jewelry club, ceramics, sewing or stained glass clubs. Sports and fitness-minded residents can join any number of clubs such as golf, tennis, softball and hiking. Other popular groups include bridge, book discussion, canasta, bocce ball, community theater and numerous dance clubs to name a few.

    The Sun City Summerlin community activities director custom tailors a fun-filled calendar designed around the requests of residents. There are many fitness classes such as yoga, aerobics, pilates and aquacize. For Sun City Summerlin residents who want to continue their education, there are classes in everything from foreign languages to cooking. Each month, a newsletter highlights the many activities and events offered in the community. Residents can partake in day excursions to the Las Vegas Strip and even exotic trips such as cruises and trips to Mexico. Whatever your interests include, Sun City Summerlin will offer you the opportunity to live life to the fullest.


    The area surrounding Sun City Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV has experienced tremendous growth. There are many retail stores, banks, libraries, grocery stores and two new hospitals in the nearby vicinity. A public bus goes through Sun City Summerlin and provides rides to seniors at a reduced rate.

    Aside from the multitude of options offered by the attractions of the Las Vegas entertainment industry, the region is home to many other great cultural venues. Places like the Nevada State Museum, The Las Vegas Natural History Museum and the Ethel-M Chocolate Factory and Cactus Garden Tour are just a sample of some exciting nearby destinations. The University of Nevada Las Vegas offers many performing arts and theatrical shows. For outdoor enthusiasts, Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area is only a few minutes from Sun City Summerlin and Valley of Fire State Park, which is Nevada's first state park, is 50 miles north. Lake Mead is only an hour to the east and offers great boating, fishing, skiing and swimming.

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