MacDonald Highlands, situated in the foothills of the McCullough Mountains in Henderson, Nevada, enjoys a reputation as one of the prime residential communities in the Greater Las Vegas area. Prestigious homesites of varying sizes are clustered around Dragonridge Country Club, with an 18-hole golf course designed by Jay Morrish and David Druzisky. The distinctive course capitalizes on its desert setting, with canyon vistas, rock croppings, arroyos and elevation changes highlighting its design. While the majority of homes are single-family custom designs, the gated community also offers luxury townhouses and condominiums. Custom residences may be oriented toward dramatic natural vistas of mountains or valley, or frame stunning vistas of Las Vegas valley and dramatic nighttime views of the Las Vegas Strip. MacDonald Highlands’ homes represent the attainment of "the good life," with an emphasis on creature comforts and family enjoyment. Developers and builders are also committed to sustaining and preserving the region's natural beauty. Design excellence and creative architecture are the norm, for both existing homes and new construction. The variety of architectural styles in this 20-year-old master-planned community add a great deal of character. Mature landscaping and manicured green spaces add charm to the mix. The community features a full roster of amenities as well. Living in MacDonald Highlands puts residents in close proximity to schools and Henderson meets the need for local services and convenience. Both casual eateries and fine dining, as well as a variety of shops are located nearby at The District at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson. Billed as a place to "eat, dine and play," it is appealing for the entire family. Henderson's boasts an executive airport, and Las Vegas, with its airport and all its other "temptations," is only about 20 minutes away. However, it's not really necessary to leave McDonald Highlands in order to enjoy a full life. The clubhouse includes a fitness center and beautiful pool complex, complemented by hiking and walking paths that wind through 10 acres of natural land. Lake Mead National Recreation Area is only a few minutes away, with activities that center around water fun for the entire family. Spend a few hours or an entire weekend: Camping, boating, fishing, swimming and water skiing are all available. Another nearby recreational area is the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, offering an opportunity to explore a protected wildlife habitat. View bighorn sheep, desert tortoises, and ancient rock art at leisure and breathe in the beauty of an unspoiled desert environment. Whether you come to Las Vegas for business or pleasure, McDonald Highlands is a great option to call home. Living in this established, desirable community offers some of the best of all possible worlds. If you're interested in learning more about homes available here or in other distinctive luxury communities around Las Vegas, call upon the experience and expertise of the Ivan Sher Group. Our team stands ready to help you find your dream home!