Get to Know MacDonald Ranch
MacDonald Ranch Real EstateMacDonald Ranch is located in Green Valley at the south part of the Las Vegas Valley and at the bottom of the Black Mountains. It is an advantageous master-planned community for home buyers of all interests and budgets.
The real estate of MacDonald Ranch consists of approximately 1,200 and is located in the zip code 89012. New home options include single-family homes, luxury townhouses, attached duplex villas, and condos of varying styles, all for sale and rent. Floor options include single-story and two-story. Gated and non-gated options are available. Neighborhoods within MacDonald Ranch include MacDonald Highlands, Sunridge Heights, and Sun City MacDonald Ranch.
Residents of MacDonald Ranch can drive approximately 20 minutes to the vibrant entertainment, leisure, shopping, dining, and tourism of the Las Vegas Strip. What’s more, the McCarran International Airport is conveniently located approximately 10 minutes from this community.
Amenities, Parks, and Things to Do at MacDonald RanchThis community is 30 minutes west of Lake Mead, which means residents can experience the fine dining, shopping, and water sports of this wonderful vacation spot while savoring gorgeous views of the Las Vegas Valley. Nature lovers feel at home here with MacDonald Ranch’s hiking and biking trails that lead to quality restaurants, shopping, entertainment, parks, and cultural centers, including the MacDonald Center for Ancient History, the Nevada State Museum, and the Las Vegas Natural History Museum.
The Dragon Ridge Country Club at MacDonald Highlands contains a restaurant, swimming pool, ball room, and pro shop. Golfers will love the 18-hole championship Dragon Ridge golf course in its lush greenery, and the members-only Dragon Ridge Tennis and Fitness facilities make healthy living easy and accessible through their state-of-the-art equipment and selection of classes.
Adult dining and play can be done at the nearby Green Valley Resort & Casino. The District at Green Valley Ranch is a quaint, relaxing shopping and dining hub approximately ten minutes away. It satisfies the cravings of residents and locals and offers luxury condos on its upper stories. View the District at Green Valley Ranch’s extensive directory of shops and restaurants here.
Family-friendly playing and sports areas are available at the local parks. Sunridge Park (<5 minutes) offers 18 acres of sports fields, picnic areas, play structures, and lit basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts. Horizon Crest Park (~5 minutes) offers viewing platforms and kiosks with educational themes as well as a dog park, basketball court, playground, bicycle parking, art, picnic areas, and more. City View Trail is less than 10 minutes from MacDonald Ranch and is a great place to hike for beginners and advanced hikers alike. Get out and enjoy the gorgeous terrain and mountain views of Vegas!
MacDonald Highlands is a neighborhood within MacDonald Ranch that is located on the edge of the McCullough mountains and at the foothills of Black Mountain in Henderson. This neighborhood offers breathtaking views of mountain terrain and the twinkling lights of the Las Vegas Strip. Nature lovers will experience nature’s glory in their own community through its park and walking trails– and a short drive away with hiking, biking, and picnicking available at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Camping, fishing, swimming, boating, water sports, and other family-oriented activities are offered at the nearby Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Sun City MacDonald RanchSun City MacDonald Ranch is a 55+ active adult community within MacDonald Ranch by Del Webb. It is located approximately 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, at the foothills of the Black Mountains and next to the I-215 Beltway. At its heart is the Desert Willow Golf Course and Clubhouse, which offers an incredible array of amenities, including hiking trails, fitness center, dance studio, arts & crafts studios, meeting rooms, billiards room, outdoor lap pool, hot tub, library, tennis, bocce ball, pickle ball, horseshoe, and more. This community has something for everyone with its incredible variety of social clubs and community events. Find more information about what Sun City MacDonald Ranch can do for you here.
MacDonald Ranch SchoolsPublic schools at MacDonald Ranch are run by the Clark County School District and are some of the highest rated schools in Nevada. Schools near MacDonald Ranch with at least a 9/10 rating by GreatSchools.org include Lamping Elementary (<10 minutes), Del E. Webb Middle School (<10 minutes), Vanderburg Elementary (<10 minutes), and more.
Private education is also very available in this area. St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School is an example of such a school that provides quality curriculum grounded in Catholic values. If you have children in pre-K to middle school age, you will love this school's extracurriculars and after-school programs. This school is less than 5 minutes from MacDonald Ranch!
Why MacDonald Ranch?MacDonald Ranch prides itself for its close-knit community and vibrant social life thanks to its host of events for many fitness and interests groups. Events for children are available in local parts, and the guard-gated security of this community also make it a family-friendly community.
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