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Tuscan Cliffs to lease back luxury model homes

Tuscan Cliffs, a collection of semi-custom estate homes in the hills of the southern Las Vegas Valley, is offering its model homes in a new leaseback program.

“This is one of the most unique investment opportunities available in the luxury home market,” said Rob Evon, sales manager for Tuscan Cliffs. “Not only are the homes professionally designed, constructed, decorated and furnished, but they are also offered with an immediate source of income in our leaseback program.”

Tuscan Cliffs’ four model homes range from 5,000 to 6,000 square feet and are available for sale with leaseback by builder Pacific Southwest Development.

The homes will be leased for about one year, providing investors with an opportunity to buy a decorated luxury estate with an immediate cash flow, Evon said.

The model homes are all upgraded and include many options.

Among them are wine rooms and grottos, game rooms, multiple outdoor courtyards, expansive rear yards and the builder’s signature disappearing glass doors. Tuscan Cliffs pioneered the indoor-outdoor living philosophy in Las Vegas by offering these floor-to-ceiling glass windows that disappear into the walls of the home and bring the outdoors inside.

“Another popular feature offered in our Villa de Rafael model home is an elevator,” Evon said. “Tuscan Cliffs is one of the few, possibly only, semi-custom home collections that offer elevators as an option with its homes. The uniqueness and versatility of elevators adds a great deal to the investment value of a home.”

In addition to its model homes available for purchase, Pacific Southwest Development is offering other options to help home buyers in the current challenging economy.

At The Bluffs, just above the Tuscan Cliffs Collection, each home site is now available with an option of up to two years deferment to begin building.

The sites range from a half acre to more than an acre on terraced mountainside spaces.

“We understand there is an interest in securing prime home sites in Las Vegas, but financing can be challenging in this economy,” Evon said.

“By allowing homebuyers at The Bluffs to defer the start of construction for up to two years, it allows them to secure a home site with some of the best views in Las Vegas without the pressure of starting construction before they may be ready.”

For those who are interested in building their dream home at Tuscan Cliffs, more than 50 distinct configurations are available among the four model homes.

Each offers a rear patio, central courtyard and common areas designed for families who like to entertain, inside or out.

They range from 4,328 to 5,441 square feet in their base configurations and may measure as large as 6,000 square feet with options.

Standard amenities include paver stone driveways, sand-finished stucco exteriors, stainless steel appliances, exterior stone veneer, 42-inch maple cabinets, granite countertops, 6-foot garden tubs, wood-clad Andersen windows and Kohler plumbing fixtures.

Thousands of options are available for nearly every aspect of the home, including structured wiring systems and media networks, swimming pools, as well as decorator touches throughout the home.

Each Tuscan Cliffs residence qualifies as an Energy Star home, saving owners on their heating and cooling expenses while providing quieter, more environmentally friendly homes, Evon said.

Base prices in the community start at just over $1 million.

Residents of Tuscan Cliffs will receive a one-year social membership to the Southern Highlands Golf Club, upon application approval, Evon said. The club includes a social calendar, spa, resort-style swimming pool and other facilities.

To visit, take Interstate 15 to the St. Rose Parkway exit and go west. Drive north on Southern Highlands Parkway and proceed to Stonewater Lane, then turn left and follow the signs.

Office hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Mondays when it opens at 1 p.m. The sales office phone number is 228-8559.

Pacific Southwest Development has been building homes in the Las Vegas Valley for nearly 20 years. For additional information, visit pacificsouthwest.com.

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