When it comes to recognizing a great bagel, Shari and Savvas Andrews have no equal. The couple owns and operates Bagel Café, a longtime staple and highly popular breakfast and lunch spot on the west side of the Las Vegas Valley that just celebrated its 20th year in business. The Andrews, who have lived in Summerlin for 20 years since relocating from New York, also know quality homes.
According to Shari Andrews, the family was very familiar with the Toll Brothers, having lived in a few of their homes in Summerlin.
“We knew we could trust the quality of the workmanship, so choosing a Toll Brothers home was a must when we were ready to find our dream home,” she said. “And staying in Summerlin was another must. The community is beautifully maintained; we love the walking trails and we have a short six-minute commute to work. It doesn’t get better than that.”
Despite the fact that their three grown daughters don’t live at home anymore, The Andrews chose the spacious Malta model to ensure they had adequate space when the girls visit. And according to Shari Andrews, they often have a full and bustling house.
Los Altos by Toll Brothers is a gated neighborhood that offers spacious and open floor plans. In fact, the neighborhood offers the largest single-story homes on the largest lots in The Paseos village, both features that attracted the Andrews.
“We wanted to live in an all single-story neighborhood, and we couldn’t be happier with our decision,” she said.
“In addition to the size of the home and the lot, the location is spectacular,” said Andrews of their home’s elevated Paseos village location, which offers full views of Red Rock Canyon to the west and partial Strip views to the east. “We sometimes pinch ourselves to make sure the spectacular views from our home are real.”
Toll Brothers, a highly regarded national homebuilder, is a longtime Summerlin builder. Their Los Altos floor plans are the first of their kind nationally and offer many features that emphasize indoor/outdoor living space via covered patios and other design details to take advantage of the area’s surrounding beauty and climate. Flexible floor plans include next-generation living options and up to seven bedrooms.
Priced from the $700,000s, Los Altos offers four single-story floor plans that range from 3,094 to 3,822 square feet. They include three or four bedrooms, three-and-one-half or four-and-one-half baths and three-car garages. With gated neighborhood entry, these homes come standard with foyers, formal dining rooms, coffered ceilings, 12-foot sliding doors, covered patios, courtyards and an optional casita.
Highlights of the 3,094 square-foot Alva floor plan include a generous covered patio, a secluded den and a built-in desk in the kitchen. The 3,300-square-foot Malta floor plan features a courtyard entry, well-appointed kitchen with a large center island and a large master bedroom with luxurious master bath and king-sized, walk-in closet. The Taranto’s 3,500-square-foot floor plan features a spa-like master bath, a two-sided fireplace between the dining room and great room and a private bath and a walk-in closet for each bedroom. The 3,800-square-foot Verano floor plan features a bonus room that overlooks the entry courtyard and offers an optional multigenerational suite with a kitchen instead of a single-car garage.
Los Altos is just steps from the developing 14-acre Fox Hill Park and a new public elementary school, both slated to open in 2017. It’s within close proximity to the 12-acre Paseos Park with children’s play area, splash pad and basketball courts and the recently opened Vistas Community Center and Pool and Doral Academy — Red Rock Campus. A neighborhood shopping center with grocery store, gas station and Downtown Summerlin, the 106-acre retail, dining and entertainment destination in the heart of the master-planned community, are also nearby. The Paseos village is just minutes from the 215 Beltway, offering convenient access to McCarran International Airport, the Las Vegas Strip and the entire valley.
For more information about Summerlin’s new homes and amenities, visit Summerlin.com.