For guys who loves to turn wrenches and get their hands a little greasy, building a spacious garage to accommodate the daily driver but as well as a few weekend fun vehicles has always ranked right up there with designing such focal points as the kitchen and great room.
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Standing beneath an ornate chandelier in the circular, stone-walled foyer of his Canyon Gate dream home, broker Ken Lowman uses a description not common in the Las Vegas real estate scene. In a town filled with Tuscan and French-country references, he mentions a different region of the Old World.
Rich Little, the man of a thousand voices, has lived in many Las Vegas and Southern California neighborhoods including Malibu, The Lakes, Turnberry Place and Queensridge. But the master impressionist declared the Red Rock Country Club to be his favorite, so last September he bought a five-bedroom bungalow on the golf course right across the street from his former residence.
Driving along West Sahara Avenue, many Las Vegans might not have much of a mental picture of what is behind the walls of Canyon Gate Country Club. Ponderosa pines rising above the property's perimeter and a waterfall-lined grand entrance obviously signal that things are quite nice inside.
Not everyone in the Las Vegas luxury home market is looking to purchase a mansion with finely manicured surroundings or a lofty tower apartment with cityscape veranda views. A certain set of well-heeled individuals is looking to live in just such amazing places for a limited time.
Shaded by voluminous trees on a quiet cul-de-sac in northern Summerlin‘s Trails village, a surprising home balances two essential aspects of contemporary upscale home living: entertaining guests and everyday life.
To crib a famous hit song refrain, Las Vegas "knows how to party " and some top-notch homebuilders have installed the best amenities in party-tastic places with luxurious aplomb.
Deciding whether to rent a vacation home or commit to owning one, and where to buy, is a big decision. Owners and real estate experts say your goals, budget and comfort level should factor in your choice.
Aside from elegant date palms swaying in Mojave Desert breezes, someone could easily mistake the tree-filled, green environs around the Pinto Lane home for a prosperous section of a more northerly Western metropolis such as Salt Lake City or Denver.
The perfect place for a bon vivant, man about town? An urban loft, of course. At least that is what Brace, who only uses his first name, a featured performer on Showtime’s risqué “Gigolos” decided when he bought a condo off East Fremont Street last year.
The 11,000-square-foot residence that is perched in the hillsides of Henderson’s McCullough mountain range in the southeast valley, has two main levels and a basement with a courtyard.
At first glance, the home appears not too different from its neighbors. This soon changes for visitors who walk through the foliage into a front courtyard complete with a fireplace and, of course, the main entrance.
The Tuscan-inspired, 9,328-square-foot custom mansion is set in a forest of palms, evergreen trees, flowering bushes and wetland grasses.
Americana Holdings Opens New California Franchise
This month is the one-year anniversary for the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Real Estate Millions section.
Lake Las Vegas, the water-filled, 3,592-acre development in northeastern Henderson, hit the bottom of the Great Recession hard, perhaps more spectacularly than any other Southern Nevada development.
Casa Paradiso is a beautiful Spanish-style ranch home in Spring Valley near the 215 Beltway and Jones Boulevard. If you’ve ever seen the Old Mission in Santa Barbara, Calif., you would recognize its influence. From the roof tiles to the landscape choices, it’s not hard to imagine you’re at “America’s Riviera” instead of in Las Vegas.
For some sports enthusiasts, however, setting aside enough space for your favorite games isn’t an issue, it’s a priority. A 18,000-square-foot home in Spring Valley, which is listed for $25 million, features a separate 14,192-square-foot recreation building and adjacent baseball diamond with a regulation-sized infield.
Without a real estate crystal ball, we are left with sales reports, speculation and a casual observation: No. 4505’s sales price far surpasses the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors’ May statistics for high-rises, based on sales through the Multiple Listing Service.
Restrictions on modifying your condominium are an industry given. If you want total freedom to knock down walls, add windows or add a fireplace, don’t buy a condo, especially one in a high-rise, design consultant Linda Tatum said.
This 45th-floor, 2,755-square-foot residence within CityCenter was purchased by a California buyer for $3.4 million, making it the highest price-per-square-foot resale ever in The Residences at Mandarin Oriental and topping a $1,000-per-square-foot sale there March 5.
After a hard night of card playing at the World Series of Poker tournament, Eli Elezra comes home to his mansion in Green Valley’s The Fountains community.
Green Valley is recognized as Southern Nevada’s first master-planned community. The 7,100 acre community, created in 1978 by the American Nevada Co., was built before Summerlin, in the early to mid-1990s.
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