Driving down the street to the house is almost like driving down a quiet, old country lane with large yards, tall trees, and big houses set way back from the street behind gates.
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During 1985, the west boundary of Las Vegas ended at Rainbow Boulevard. Farther west were unpaved trails, indigenous flora and fauna, the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon.
Their vision was to create homes for local residents at all levels of income that would border on bodies of water. They dubbed their project The Lakes.
For years, you and your spouse have dreamed of building a custom home that will reflect your lifestyle choices, personalities, desires, hobbies, possessions and interests inside one all-enveloping, spirit-amplifying habitat.
Barry Manilow, who returns to the MGM Grand for a concert this week, spent seven years in Las Vegas during his residencies; one of the homes he lived in has come on the market.
A home known as “The Slammer” is bound to be unique. It stands out on West Wigwam Avenue with its big purple cinderlike structure next to its A-frame design.
Mark Pordes, president and CEO of Pordes Residential, the sales and marketing company for Veer Towers, estimates that 60 percent of the residences sold are vacation homes.
Las Vegas’ premier poker couple, Barry and Allyn Shulman, decided to go all in and build a Louis XIV-inspired, three-floor penthouse in the Metropolis, and the result is stunning.
Gone are the days when building a home personalized to your design tastes are reserved only for custom homes. Semicustom builders and some production-home builders offer designs found in custom homes and lifestyle magazines. They may even be able to enlarge or combine rooms, extend the garage, reconfigure the kitchen layout or create a spa-inspired master bath.
Making changes to a home’s structure is more complicated than asking a builder to pour a larger foundation or to construct walls at different locations because of building permits.
If a man’s home is his castle, Michael Garrett must be Superman, because his house is super-sized.
When developer Rich MacDonald began building the premier homes in the MacDonald Highlands community, nothing like it had been built before in the valley. Nesting homes in a mountain range? Blasting rock formations? Creating roads winding up a mountain range?
It’s rare to have two generations of a family building homes in Nevada, but Cindy Coletti and her son, Daniel, have forged a successful partnership in their 27 years in Las Vegas running Sun West Custom Homes LLC.
Anthem, known as one of the southern most communities in Henderson, located along the foothills of the Black Mountains and south Eastern Avenue, welcomes guests with a picturesque waterfall entrance.
High-end design and luxury high-rise living were focal points of a February education appreciation celebration at the luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel-condo within CityCenter on the Strip.
“Behold, the Mojave Desert,” Spanish Trail Country Club marketing director Jeff Drothler jokes, gesturing out over a lush expanse of grass and lagoons dotted with geese, blue mountains rising in the distance.
“Behold, the Mojave Desert,” Spanish Trail Country Club marketing director Jeff Drothler jokes, gesturing out over a lush expanse of grass and lagoons dotted with geese, blue mountains rising in the distance. Indeed, standing inside Spanish Trail, it’s hard to believe that you’re in Las Vegas at all, and for residents of this gated, 640-acre oasis, that’s the point.
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about the restoration of Liberace’s former mansion at 4982 Shirley St.
Although the name Touchstone Living might not ring a bell to some longtime Las Vegans, the people behind the company are not new kids on the block.
As a successful custom homebuilder, Curtis tells his clients that upscale master suites are what increase the value of their home. For his home in The Ridges, he spent $30,000 on the bathroom. The negative-edge tub alone cost $6,000.
Two weeks ago, mob associate Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal’s former home at 972 Vegas Valley Drive was placed on the market.
There are man caves, and then there’s Michael Levy’s man cave. Housed on the second floor of a two-story penthouse in Turnberry Place, the ultimate dude retreat includes a minicasino with craps and blackjack tables, a roulette wheel and rows of slot machines.
Goodbye, tile roofs, beige stucco and ornate details. Hello to streamlined shapes, local materials and homes topped with solar panels that seem to blend seamlessly into the land around them. Desert contemporary architecture is on the rise in Las Vegas, and the architects behind a new luxury-home community aim to give the trend some staying power.
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