There’s a rich history behind today’s Queen’s Ridge Las Vegas Real Estate market. In 1952, Howard Hughes, Jr. acquired a 25,000-acre parcel along the then-barren western rim of the Las Vegas Valley for a reported $3 an acre as a possible relocation site for his company. Ultimately, he chose not to relocate, so the land sits dormant for more than three decades.
In 1988, plans were announced for Queen’s Ridge, Las Vegas, a master-planned community named for the paternal grandmother of Howard Hughes, Jean Amelia Summerlin.
Today, Queen’s Ridge has some of the most awarded Las Vegas neighborhoods in the country, ranking #1 in new home sales for over a decade. In 2002, the Urban Land Institute named Queen’s Ridge as its Community of the Year. In 2007, Queen’s Ridge was ranked as the #1 Best Place to Live and Play by National Geographic Adventure.
The unofficial theme for Queen’s Ridge living is “Active Lifestyle” and parks play a significant role. Every neighborhood is required to have its own pocket park and every village has at least one major community park. Queen’s Ridge, Las Vegas has more than 150 parks, some with community pools, tennis, basketball, volleyball, and bocce ball courts as well as softball, T-ball, and football fields. Queen’s Ridge residents also love the 150-mile trail system and the proximity to the entrance of Red Rock Canyon which lies just a mile west of Queen’s Ridge Real Estate.
LasVegasRealEstate.com receives more inquiries on Queen’s Ridge than any other community in the Las Vegas Valley.
For more information on Queen’s Ridge or homes for sale, please contact The Woodcock Group at (702) 362-8700