The Foothills at MacDonald Ranch Real Estate for Sale (Macdonald Highlands Homes)

Las Vegas has many amenities that could be thought of as “world-class.” From casinos, to shopping and golf courses, luxury is something the city knows how to deliver. Aside from casinos and exquisite golf courses, there is another world class jewel that lives among this luxury; the master planned community of The Foothills at MacDonald Ranch.

The Foothills at MacDonald Ranch (also known as MacDonald Highlands) gets its name from the placement of the community at the bottom of the McCullough Mountains. MacDonald Highlands, developed by Rich MacDonald, is a 24 hour guard gated subdivision of the MacDonald Ranch Master Community and is 3 miles South of I-215 with elevation ranging from 2,163 feet to 2,400 feet above sea level. This elevation makes MacDonald Highlands one of the highest points in greater Las Vegas with extraordinary views of the city.

MacDonald Highlands offers some of the most spacious and striking homes in the valley with prices ranging from $500,000 to over $10 million and a median listing price of $1.4 million. There are approximately 500 custom home lots from various builders within Macdonald Highlands.

With only a 20-minute drive residents can access the Las Vegas Strip and the McCarran Airport. Nearby shopping at The District at Green Valley Ranch and The Galleria at Sunset or dining at the Clubhouse are popular outings for residents. Plus, Smiths and Whole Foods Market are only a couple of minutes away. Casinos in close proximity include The Green Valley Ranch Casino and Sunset Station.

The notable schools that are zoned for the MacDonald Highlands area are John Vanderburg Elementary, Bob Miller Middle School, and Foothill High School.

MacDonald Highlands Home Owners Association fees vary and include ground maintenance, insurance, management, security.

The Dragon Ridge Country Club at MacDonald Highlands

Inside Dragon Ridge Country Club you will find a world class golf course. A Dragon Ridge County Club membership resident can enjoy amenities including a 27,000 square foot clubhouse with a 10,000 square foot ballroom, formal dining room and lounge, swimming pool, golf pro shop, business center, a number of parks, gardens and scenic trails throughout, and fine dining establishments. A new 14,000 square foot tennis and athletic center with stadium seating has recently opened.

This center provides group exercise classes, childcare, an Internet cafe, locker rooms, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Another new addition to the Dragon Ridge Country Club is the very popular Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf. The Dragon Ridge Country Club also has an 18-hole golf course designed by Jay Morrish and David Druzisky that is exclusive to members only. Membership fees vary depending on the type of membership chosen. The initiation fee ranges from $3,500 to $200,000 with a monthly fee between $175 and $765.

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