56°F
weather icon Clear

Blue Heron to develop Henderson community

Blue Heron, a Southern Nevada-based design/build firm, has announced it is beginning development at its newest Henderson community, Obsidian.

Obsidian features “enlightened living” and will offer 33 custom home sites perched atop the McCullough Mountains with views of the desert landscape in Henderson. Currently open for sales, pricing begins at $1.5 million. This new community will feature Blue Heron’s Vegas Modern architecture and introduce three new flexible floor plans ranging from 5,012 to 7,690 square feet.

To date, the community has already sold five lots. Among the buyers is a couple — Dan and Shirl Slider — who initially learned about Obsidian while taking an Alaskan cruise. They met another couple on board, and the husband, Jimmy Jones, is the sales counselor for Blue Heron at Obsidian. After learning about Blue Heron, they visited a model home from another Blue Heron community and also toured the Henderson site.

“That’s all it took for us to realize that living in a home which was complementary to the environment and our lifestyle was a total match for us,” Dan Slider said. “We really were not in the market for a new home, but after seeing one of the models from Blue Heron, we came to the realization that living in the desert is best lived in a house designed for the desert. The pocket doors opening to expansive vista views, the inside/outside lifestyle, and more. The build quality was immediately evident, and after meeting founder Tyler Jones and hearing his philosophy of how a house really can change how you live, work and relax, we couldn’t get it out of our minds. Obsidian appealed to us due to its close proximity to shopping, and for its Strip views and private setting.”

Blue Heron’s additional features include: energy-efficient technology; cutting-edge green building methods, seamless indoor and outdoor living areas, luxurious amenities and a private, double-gated community boasting views of the surrounding mountains and the Las Vegas Strip.

“We’re thrilled to begin building our Vegas Modern homes in our new Obsidian community,” said Blue Heron founder Tyler Jones. “Blue Heron is known for offering unique state-of-the-art custom homes with unobstructed views of the Strip and beyond. Our custom design process involves our talented teams working hand in hand with our clients to meet all of their expectations.”

For more information, visit obsidianlv.com or call 702-536-3000.

Founded in 2004, Blue Heron is a design/build firm specializing in custom homes and boutique communities in Southern Nevada. It is the Las Vegas leader in implementing energy-efficient technology and ultimate green building methods in all its homes. Jones oversees the firm, which employs several notable designers and architects. Under his leadership, Blue Heron has won numerous design awards and has achieved the Platinum LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and the Emerald certification by the National Green Building Standard. For more information, visit blueheron.com.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Pardee features Terra Luna in Summerlin

An award-winning Plan Two home is available for move-in now at Terra Luna by Pardee Homes in The Cliffs Village in Summerlin. The highly upgraded home features an outdoor covered courtyard for indoor/outdoor entertaining and a backyard overlooking the neighborhood park.

Beazer to showcase Burson communities this weekend

Beazer Homes will showcase its beautiful and growing collection of new single- and two-story homes at its popular Burson planned communities this weekend on Feb. 15-16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Pahrump. Burson Ranch and Burson Ranch Enclave deliver unbeatable value in a uniquely serene setting just 45 minutes from Las Vegas.

Stonebridge a hotbed of new home sales in Summerlin

The village of Stonebridge in the master-planned community of Summerlin is a hotbed of new home activity. With nine neighborhoods actively selling nearly 50 unique floor plans, it’s no wonder homebuyers are flocking there in droves to check out one of the most beautiful and scenic areas of the community.

Skye Canyon to unveil three Lennar model homes

Refreshments and prizes are in store as Skye Canyon unveils three new models at the First Look: Hawthorne by Lennar Grand Opening Event on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The spacious single- and two-story floor plans range from 2,051 square feet to 3,499 square feet, with prices starting in the $400,000s.

Las Vegas home prices, sales up from one year ago

The local housing market kicked off the new decade with home prices and sales increasing from the same time last year, but giving back gains made in December. So says a report released Thursday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS FEB. 8

Inspirada, a Henderson master-planned community, has partnered with the city to sponsor the sixth annual Munchies 4 the Military, a donation drive founded by the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation.

Del Webb to hold grand opening at Lake Las Vegas

The nation’s leading builder of age-qualified communities, Del Webb, will celebrate on Saturday the grand opening of its first Del Webb community in Southern Nevada in 10 years. On Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the public is invited to visit Del Webb Lake Las Vegas’ new community, tour its new model home park and enjoy refreshments.

Nevada Ballet Theatre dancer and Summerlin resident to premier work Feb. 22-23

Krista Baker, a dancer with Nevada Ballet Theatre and longtime resident of the master-planned community of Summerlin, is preparing to unveil her new choreographic work, “The Current,” during NBT’s upcoming performance at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Feb. 22-23.

Beazer to showcase Burson communities Feb. 15-16

Beazer Homes will showcase its growing collection of new single- and two-story homes at its Burson planned communities on Feb. 15-16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Pahrump. Burson Ranch and Burson Ranch Enclave deliver unbeatable value in a uniquely serene setting just 45 minutes from Las Vegas.

Trilogy by Shea to hold Designer Home Showcase

During February, Trilogy, the Shea Homes resort lifestyle brand with communities across the country, is offering incentives on select quick move-in designer homes, up to $60,000, the biggest incentive at Trilogy in Summerlin yet. Join the Designer Home Progressive Showcase Feb. 15 from 1-3 p.m. to tour the quick move-in homes available now.