California native Todd Fisher was introduced to Las Vegas via his mother’s career — show business. Debbie Reynolds performed frequently at the Riviera, Sands and Desert Inn.
Designed by the San Antonio-based firm, Lake Flato Architects, the 7,850-square-foot, one-level, Z-shaped home lists for $9.5 million. Its unique design blends the natural landscape into the overall palette, resulting in a desert-modern architectural treasure.
The first residents have moved into the Summit Club, an uber luxury residential community in Summerlin. The development has sold 106 of 146 lots and plans a price increase this fall with a strong demand for its multimillion-dollar lots.
About the Home Price: $650,000 Location: 3671 Tioga Way, Paradise Palms, adjacent to Las Vegas National golf course Size: 3,724 square feet, four bedrooms and four baths and two-car garage Features: One-story ranch-style home on more than one-third of an acre. Saltwater courtyard pool. Some $160,000 in renovations made to the home, including upgrading and expanding the kitchen and install bamboo flooring. History: Built in 1963 by restaurateur Fred Glausman and rented to casinos for celebrities who performed on the Strip. Currently owned by professional photographers Mark and Sarah Gascoine. Listing: Avi Dan-Goor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Rich MacDonald, the developer of MacDonald Highlands, has put his 2.4-acre, gated compound on the market. Named The MacDonald Estate in the MLS listing, the one-story, 10,000-square-foot home sits on a bluff above the fairways at DragonRidge Country Club. The home is listed for $8 million through Kristen Routh-Silberman, a Realtor with Synergy/Sotheby’s International Realty.
Luxury residential community MacDonald Highlands is the first master plan in the valley to install street lights powered by solar energy and is eyeing plans to include Wi-Fi in them in the future.
Shane and Willow Jager are right out of central casting and so is their Seven Hills home. The Henderson couple, the owners of Elite Pest Control and whose 100-foot-long pool — three times the normal size — was featured on HGTV’s “Pool Kings,” have listed their home, which was made for entertaining and kids, and includes an indoor basketball court. It’s on the market for $6,750,000.
Hidden west of the Las Vegas Valley is the exclusive Ridges Promontory neighborhood, with an available custom-designed estate, rich in amenities.
Debbie and Lenny Shwetz love living in MacDonald Highlands, so much that downsizing into a smaller home didn’t occur to them, until the option of buying a brand new one in the same community came up. Now they’re having their cake and eating it, too.
In April, interior design consultant Tiffany Sparks of Tiffany Sparks Design presented a home makeover workshop held at MacDonald Highlands DragonRidge Country Club. It was part of a spring Lifestyle Series for residents of the Henderson luxury community, sponsored by Luxury Realtor Kristen Routh-Silberman Synergy, who manages sales of the custom lots in community. Topics ranged from landscaping, exterior renovations and smarthome technology.