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What to Expect When Buying a Home in Sun City Summerlin

Sun City Summerlin

What to Expect When Buying a Home in Sun City Summerlin


Sun City Summerlin is Del Webb’s first active adult community in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is nestled within the Spring Mountain Range at an elevation of 3,000 feet.

Construction began in 1989 by Del Webb and was completed ten years later. It is one of the nation’s premiere adult communities with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and the Las Vegas Strip.

With 7,779 homes, Sun City Summerlin is the largest active adult community in Nevada. It boasts 4 clubhouses, 4 fitness centers, three 18-hole golf courses and three restaurants among many other world-class amenities. Sun City Summerlin boasts more amenities than any other active adult community in Las Vegas.

Sun City Summerlin has a total population of a little over 20,000 residents. It occupies approximately 7.17 square miles.

Overall, expenses in Sun City Summerlin are 18% lower than the National Average. Most people in the neighborhood own their home, with 82% of households being occupied by owners.

Homes in Sun City Summerlin are on the market for an average of 39 days and are typically purchased at or above asking price.

Property taxes hover around $2,083 per year, and homeowners’ association fees are approximately $137 a month. On average, homes here are sold at $224 per square with an average sold price of $353,812 and a median sold price of $316,900.


What is Sun City Summerlin’s Homeowner Assessments?

Each homeowner in Sun City Summerlin is automatically a member of Sun City Summerlin Community Association, Inc. Annual homeowner fees are used for financing the operation and maintenance of the Association, to landscape and maintain the common areas, to preserve, enhance and protect the assets of the community, and to finance the programming and management of the amenities for the benefit of the homeowners.

Association fees are approximately $137 a month. When you buy a home in Sun City Summerlin, you will be charged a full year of HOA dues.


What is Sun City Summerlin’s Asset Reserve Funds?

Sun City Summerlin maintains separate Asset Reserve Funds derived from annual homeowner fees, and the New Owner Reserve Assessment (NORA). The funds provide money for replacing and refurbishing the capital assets which are owned by the Association.

When you buy a home in Sun City Summerlin, you will be charged a one-time NORA fee of approximately $1,710.


Recreational Activities

  • Aerobics Rooms
  • Billiards Room
  • Bocci Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Miniature Golf
  • Pickle Ball Courts (10)
  • Picnic areas
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Racquetball Court
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Softball Diamond
  • Spas
  • Swimming Pools (indoor/outdoor)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Courts – lighted (12 courts at 3 locations)
  • Walking Tracks


Amenities by Location:

Desert Vista

  • Community Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Aerobics Room
  • Grand Ballroom
  • Billiards Room
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Sewing Room
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Bocci Ball
  • Basketball Court
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Krafty Kritters
  • Model Builders
  • Photography

Mountain Shadows

  • Indoor Spa
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Track
  • Outdoor Lap Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Scenic Lakes and Ponds
  • Picnic Area
  • Library
  • Card Rooms
  • Ballroom
  • Administrative and Membership Offices
  • Architectural and Compliance Office
  • Human Resources Office
  • Link Magazine Office
  • Information Technology Office


  • Clubhouse
  • 312-Seat Starbright Theater
  • Exercise Room
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Massage Room
  • Music Room
  • The Summit Restaurants
  • 18-Hole Golf Course
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Outdoor Walking Trail
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • Softball Field
  • Snack Bar
  • Computer Lab

Sun Shadows

  • Clubhouse
  • Olympic Sized Indoor Pool & Spa
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Hobby & Game Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Card Rooms
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Bocci Ball Courts


Golf Courses

Sun City Summerlin’s three player-friendly, yet challenging, courses welcome residents as well as visitors to the Las Vegas area. Hall-of-Famer Billy Casper and master course-planner Greg Nash designed all three courses.

Together, this trifecta of golf courses offers a broad variety of golf experiences for players of all skill levels. Whether you seek a full-spectrum round on a challenging par-72 layout or a quick 18 on a well-designed executive course, Golf Summerlin satisfies the golf appetite.

Each Golf course features its own designated driving range and practice green.

Highland Falls Golf Course

  • 18-hole Golf Course
  • Driving Range
  • Tavern at the Falls Restaurants
  • Pro Shop
  • Putting Green

Palm Valley Golf Course

  • 18-hole Golf Course
  • Driving Range
  • Two Putting Greens
  • Millers Tavern at Palm Valley

Eagle Crest Golf Course

  • 18-hole Executive Length Golf Course
  • Driving Range
  • Large Putting Green
  • Chipping Green
  • Sand Bunker
  • The Summit Restaurant


Homes for sale in Sun City Summerlin


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