3,000-acre community is located at Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo
Drive in the southwestern Las Vegas Valley. Plans include 500 acres
of parks and trail systems, four elementary schools, two middle
schools and a high school. Areas have been set aside for commercial
Amenities consist of a 20-acre picnic area,
a tennis complex, a performing arts amphitheater, a skate park, two
baseball diamonds, and two multi-use fields. Additionally, there is
a 20-acre exploration park and a Western-themed play park with an
animal garden, a water tower, slides, a tee-pee climbing net, and a
native American archeological digging
Mountain's Edge development utilizes indigenous landscaping with
Mojave yucca, creosote brushes and acacia shrubs. Greey Pickett
Partners of Scottsdale. Arizona served as the landscape architect.
Roughly 3,200 plants are being moved and restored as part of the
project's natural environment. An aged stone wall and Mission-style
tower flanked by olive groves will line the Mountain's Edge
"This is going to be a Tuscany-themed development,
emphasizing Old World charm," Ritter says. "There will be open space
and pedestrian paseos that run throughout the project, linking
school and park sites with wide sidewalks along the roadways
allowing pedestrian access in and around the project."
Twenty-two builders are active
within the community, which will comprise 12,500 homes at build out.
Amstar, Astoria, Avante, Beazer, Chartered, Concordia, Desert
Wind, D.R. Horton, Greystone/Lennar, Juliet, KB Home, Kimball Hill,
Meritage/Perma-Bilt, Pardee, R/S Development, Stanpark, Storybook,
Toll Bros., Trophy, US Home/Lennar, Warmington Nevada and
Woodside. Base prices start
from $300,000 to $800,000
An estimated 32,500 people
could live at Mountain's Edge upon its build-out in
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