Top 10 Gated Communities in Las Vegas [2024]

Luxury Living in a Gated Community in Las Vegas, NV

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Las Vegas is known for its luxurious lifestyle and high-end communities, some of which offer prospective residents affordable luxury options, especially when compared to states like California. In contrast, many luxury communities and neighborhoods in Las Vegas are quite exclusive and have guard-gated entries.

Each of the communities discussed in this post has unique features and benefits that it offers its residents. This list will give you an idea of what each community offers and what you can expect when calling them home.

10 Exclusive Gated Communities in Las Vegas, NV

1. The Ridges

Perhaps one of the more fancier neighborhoods, the exclusive community of The Ridges in Summerlin's 20+ villages offers prospective residents phenomenal luxury estates with custom features. The Ridges has custom and semi-custom homes, and is guard-gated, offering magnificent views of the Las Vegas Strip. Home sizes range from 4,000 sq. ft. to over 15,000 sq. ft. in this neighborhood.

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The Ridges community covers over 800 acres near the Bear's Best Golf Course. Builders in the community include big names such as the Toll Brothers. The community's location in Summerlin South means that amenities are nearby, within a 10-minute drive. Meanwhile, The Las Vegas Strip is only 20 minutes away.

2. The Summit Club

The Summit Club was created in 2015 in Summerlin, an exclusive guard-gated community with only 260 residences set across 550 acres. The homes in this neighborhood are stunning, with custom luxury designs, modern architecture, and high-quality materials. Each home is crafted well inside and out, coming with many custom features to suit the needs and desires of residents. The lot sizes of The Summit Club are large for Las Vegas—1 to 3 acres–and offer some of the most stunning views of the Las Vegas area, while home sizes run from 3,400 sq. ft. to 7,000 sq. ft.

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At the heart of The Summit Club sits the clubhouse, with more than 70,000 sq. ft. of amenity space, including men's and ladies' lounges, fine dining, a culinary market, a resort-style pool, and so much more. Play championship golf on a unique 18-hole golf course designed by famed golf architect Tom Fazio.

3. MacDonald Highlands

MacDonald Highlands is an upscale master-planned community in Henderson that offers high-end homes from world-famous builders like Blue Heron. Homes range in size from 4,000 sq. ft. to over 9,000 sq. ft. There are over 16 neighborhoods in MacDonald Highlands, each with its offerings and advantages for prospective residents. Panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip are often available to residents, and many homes are eco-friendly and blend into the surrounding desert landscape.

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The main amenity inside the large-scale community proper is the Dragon Ridge Country Club, which features two restaurants, a fitness center, a heated pool, and more. There are plenty of other amenities within a 10-minute drive, as Downtown Henderson is only 5 miles away.

 Regency at Summerlin

4. Regency at Summerlin

Luxurious homes with amazing elevated views await at Regency at Summerlin.  This is a 55+ community for active adults in the Summerlin area. There are plenty of modern, single-story, and moderately sized homes ranging in size from 1,600 to 2,200 sq. ft. Homes come with hundreds of personalized features, including hardwood flooring, and upgraded cabinetry. All homes come with personalized features, including hardwood flooring and upgraded cabinetry.

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Regency at Summerlin is an active adult neighborhood with a guarded gated, resort-style amenities, and regular events to bring the community together. The community has a 22,000-square-foot clubhouse that is open 24/7 and has a fitness center, two pools (one indoor and one outdoor), tennis courts, and more. For restaurants and entertainment, Downtown Summerlin is about 7 miles away, and there is plenty to do in the local area.

5. Eagle Hills in The Hills South

Located in The Hills South, Eagles Hills has over 160 custom homes built around the TPC Summerlin Golf Course. Eagle Hills benefits from quick access to numerous amenities and the best that Summerlin has to offer just minutes away. Rampart Casino is very close, as is the Summerlin Hospital Medical Center. Many homes were built in the 90s in Eagle Hills, with lots ranging from 1/3 to 2/3 of an acre. Homes come in a variety of styles, including Mediterranean and contemporary styles, ranging in size from 3,500 to 9,000+ square feet.

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In the middle of the community is a park with a walking trail, tennis courts, and basketball.

Homes For Sale in Southern Highlands

6. Southern Highlands

Southern Highlands is a master-planned community with homes that are truly out of this world. Prospective residents can find some gorgeous properties, and the neighborhood has won awards as a master-planned community. Within the community are multiple guarded gates, which add to the safety and family-friendly environment. Southern Highlands offers custom and semi-custom homes, with sizes running from 4,500 to 11,000+ square feet, while property sizes range in size from half an acre. Many of the newer homes in Southern Highlands are Net Zero and eco-friendly.

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To access most of Las Vegas' amenities from Southern Highlands, residents do need to drive 15 minutes. The community benefits from quick access to major roadways like I-15, to the east.

7. Spanish Hills

Spanish Hills is a time-tested luxury community in Las Vegas, built in the 90s. The entrance is guarded and stands watch over the 144 custom homes inside. If it is expansive views that overlook Las Vegas that are wanted, it is worth checking out Spanish Hills. Families looking for large living spaces will find potential candidates here. Homes range in size from 4,000 to 15,000 sq. ft.

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The community of Spanish Hills' tiered road plan allows for elevated views of the Las Vegas Strip and the Red Rock Canyon, offering residents the best of both worlds. Those who reside in this neighborhood are treated to several fantastic amenities, including a beautiful recreation park, private tennis courts, the Spanish Trail Golf and Country Club, a Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed course, two private, community swimming pools and spas, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Country Club Hills

8. Country Club Hills

Country Club Hills is located close to TPC Golf Course and offers homes by luxury builder Christopher Homes. There aren't too many lots available in this guard-gated community–only an intimate 185. The custom estates are magnificent, especially the ones located on Billionaire's Row. Home sizes range from 3,000 to 6,000+ square feet. There are lots in the community that are larger than an acre.

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The exclusive community of Country Club Hills features great parks, walking and jogging trails, as well as a community pool, making it a great neighborhood to raise a family. With proximity to The Trails Village Center shopping and some of Summerlin's other great amenities make Country Club Hills a highly desirable community to call home.

9. Tournament Hills

Known for its custom-built estates, Tournament Hills stands as a distinctive enclave in Summerlin. The homes in the Tournament Hills community showcase a variety of architectural styles, predominately traditional, with some contemporary designs. There have only been 132 luxurious homes built in the early 2000s, with many well over 4,000 sq. ft. and plenty of private outdoor space, with the community promoting an air of luxury. The community is perfect for those who appreciate the beauty of Las Vegas golf courses.

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At its heart, Tournament Hills boasts the private, members-only TPC Summerlin Golf Course, offering residents breathtaking views of manicured greens, the surrounding mountains, and the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Tournament Hills also presents its residents with a 36,000-square-foot clubhouse, lighted tennis courts, a junior Olympic-sized community pool, and so much more.

Canyon Gate Country Club

10. Canyon Gate Country Club

Perfect for golf enthusiasts, Canyon Gate Country Club is a gated golf course community located west of the Strip. It showcases custom homes and luxury condominiums surrounded by Nevada's breathtaking landscape. Set against the backdrop of the Red Rock mountains, this community has been meticulously designed with views in mind, and many homes boast stunning scenic vistas.

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With a prime location just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, Canyon Gate Country Club offers a Ted Robinson-designed golf course with tranquil lagoons, a challenging layout, and 160 acres of lush fairways. There are plenty of racquet sports including tennis and pickleball courts that boast a stunning, picturesque backdrop of the gorgeous mountain ranges surrounding the Las Vegas Valley.

The Bottom Line

These luxury gated communities are residential developments that feature a secured entrance with a gate or fence, usually staffed by security personnel, and offer exclusive access to residents and their guests. These communities typically offer a high level of privacy, security, and amenities, such as private golf courses, fitness centers, swimming pools, tennis courts, and community centers. Living in a luxury gated community can come with a higher cost than in other residential areas, but residents often feel that the added security and amenities are well worth the price. Let professionals at The Las Vegas Area Luxury Home guide you in finding your next dream home in one of Las Vegas' many luxury gated communities today!

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