The Best Henderson Communities For Downsizing

Best Henderson Neighborhoods For Downsizing

There comes a time for many when downsizing is a logical next step to a simpler life. Whether you are an empty-nester, a retiree looking to reduce responsibility, or a millennial seeking a life of travel, downsizing may be right for you. Luckily there are plenty of communities in Henderson that are conducive to downsizing. With a little looking, you will be sure to find the perfect home for the next chapter of your life. 

Sun City Anthem

The fabulous Sun City Anthem community in Henderson is a favorite destination for retirees and empty-nesters alike. This master-planned 55+ community by Del Webb is tucked in the foothills of the Black Mountains, 800 feet above the valley floor. From this altitude, residents can revel in spectacular views of the Strip. The cleaner air and cooler temperatures also appeal widely. Only 20 minutes from the airport and the Strip, this robust community is equipped with over 50 clubs and interest groups, offering everything from woodworking shops to pickleball. There are over 20 floor plans and a variety of beautifully designed 3 to 4 bedroom home styles to choose from, ranging roughly from 1,000 to 3,000 square feet. Median sale prices are in the mid $500s.

Solera at Anthem

Solera at Anthem is a comfortable 55+ community for active adults seeking a relaxing lifestyle, while surrounded by stunning views of the Las Vegas Valley and the Henderson Black Mountains. There is no shortage of clubs, games, activities and classes in this thriving community. The 24,000 square foot clubhouse features a fitness center, aerobics and dance studio, indoor pool and lounge, card and game rooms, tennis, bocce ball, billiards, hiking trails and more. Homebuyers can look forward to activities which engage residents, connect neighbors and foster friendships. There are seven 2 to 3 bedroom home models to choose from, with square footage ranging between 1,000 to 2,000. Houses at Solera at Anthem price between the mid $300s to the mid $700s. 

Best Henderson Neighborhoods For Empty Nesters

Feel like Henderson offers the right setting for your new home or condo? Start searching all available Henderson homes for sale, or contact Debbie Drummond, local Summerlin real estate expert, for all your home buying needs. 

Green Valley Ranch

Located on the Southeast edge of greater Las Vegas is the 1,300-acre community of Green Valley Ranch. This thriving area is made up of two dozen pocket neighborhoods with 4,000 single-family homes and condos sprinkled throughout, providing downsizers and empty-nesters will all sorts of options. Residents enjoy some of the very best parks with baseball fields, tennis and volleyball courts, playgrounds and green open spaces,  as well as recreational facilities like the Henderson Pavilion, an epicenter of entertainment, with a focus on bonding as a community. With easy access to I-215, it is just a quick trip to the Strip, Downtown and McCarran Airport. Adding to the local entertainment is the inimitable Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa and Casino. Current 1 to 6 bedroom home prices range from the mid $400s to the mid $800s and range from 721 to 6011 square feet in size.

The Bluffs in Lake Las Vegas

If you are looking for a charming single story modern home with resort-style amenities, you will find it at The Bluffs. This new housing community is part of the sensational community of Lake Las Vegas, with its extensive trail system, as well as a number of golf courses, water sports, lakeside restaurants and plethora of shopping and entertainment. These new homes in Henderson offer 6 floor plans with 10 foot ceilings, 3-car garages and bay windows. The houses blend into their desert surroundings with neutral exteriors, graceful lines, natural siding, set off with native landscaping. These homes range in price from the mid $400s to the low $500s and all fall between 1,000 to 2,000 square feet.


This dynamic, active, growing community in Henderson is centered around living an inspired life. The award-winning home designers of Inspirada aim to create your very own modern dream home, from a choice of 50+ customizable floor plan options, built to your specifications, with strict attention paid to detail. Beyond your elegant home, you will find tons of community offerings, including a bi-monthly farmers’ market, local coffee shop, yoga and wellness classes, marathons, and movies in the park. Residents can hike the beautiful trails of Sloan Canyon or visit one of the amazing parks, enjoying dozens of amenities. The homes in Inspirada start in the mid-$300s and can go for upwards of $1.2M. Their sizes range vastly between 1,100 and 4,500 square feet.

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