A Look at the Luxury Gated Communities of Las Vegas

With its mountainous topography and desert landscape, Las Vegas is fit for guard gated communities which are best when perched on hillsides and isolated from other communities, as these qualities truly define a luxurious lifestyle.

If not gated, most of the communities in Las Vegas also have guard houses, yet there are some that truly stand out from the rest. If you value comfort and security, look at some of the finest and most luxurious properties in the gated communities of Vegas to help you decide if it is time to make that fateful purchase!

Spanish Hill

Found at the southwestern side of Las Vegas, Spanish Hill is known for properties that evoke an exquisite celebrity-like living because of its vast spaces and incredible amenities. Currently 100 acres in size, the community is filled with custom-made homes and features like a club house. Each homeowner association also provides amenities like pool, spa, tennis, racket club, park, sauna, etc.

All of these are perfectly safe with the community’s sprawling fences, entrancing gate, and guard houses. Right from the entrance arch, you will feel the tropical lavishness of the place due to the idyllic landscape of palm trees and usage of brick and metal for its name handle and actual entrance. Passing the gates, you will be welcomed by more street-lined palm trees, majestic golf course views, and the backdrop of Red Rock Canyon, completing the resort-like atmosphere of the area.

Southern Highlands

Southern Highlands is a golf club community located at the foothills of Las Vegas. Aside from the given luxuries such as parks, walking trails, sports centers, and lakes, Southern Highlands also provides easy access to external amenities such as stores, restaurants, the McCarran International Airport, and the ever popular Las Vegas Strip, as the said community is only a few minutes away from I-15.

Estates is the guard-gated part of Southern Highlands. It is exclusive only to golf club members and homeowners. Four double gated communities can be found at the Estates of Southern Highlands: Castle Oaks, Olympia Hills, Vintage Valley, and Eagle’s Landing. All of these are within Southern Highland’s 2,300-acre expanse.

MacDonald Highlands

Despite being small in size, MacDonald Highlands is never short of grandeur. Hailed as the “mountain of luxury,” the community could be found at the foothills of McCullough Mountains and it is separated into 10 different neighborhoods. Single family homes, mansions, complex residences can be semi- or fully-customized to the homeowner’s liking.

MacDonald Highlands is also the site for the Dragonridge Golf Course and Country Club which is complete with remarkable amenities such as club houses, pools, grills, and an athletic center that features an internet café, a sauna, a Jacuzzi, and more. As one of the top-tier exclusive communities within the area, MacDonald Highlands is secure and cozy because of its gates and since it is 2,400 feet above sea level.

Red Rock Country Club

At the foothills of The Red Rock Mountains is the upscale, private community of Red Rock Country Club which is divided into two guard-gated neighborhoods of East and West where semi-custom homes can be found. Each is a spot of golf club amenities such as sprawling golf courses, calming lakes, and gorgeous greenery. A clubhouse with restaurants, pools, tennis courts, and other lavish features are also available.

Furthermore, as it is found at the fringes of Red Rock Mountains, a breathtaking view of the canyons of Red Rock is guaranteed. You can enjoy all of these incredible features without interruption thanks to the security that the two guarded gates of The Red Rock Country Club provides.

The Lakes

The community of The Lakes is surrounded by natural and man-made water attractions. It is located within the limits of Las Vegas and is created to control the staggering rate of home seekers in the city.

The highlight of this residential area is the man-made Lake Sahara, which is easily accessible by residents as most of the waterfront homes at the shores have docks.

Several neighborhoods of single family homes, luxury mansions, and commercial establishments are within The Lakes and all are fortified with corresponding guarded gates. If you are looking for a secure oasis within the city, you definitely need to check out The Lakes.

Tournament Hills

Hailed as one of the finest gated communities in Las Vegas, Tournament Hills is part of Summerlin’s collection of the most renowned master-planned communities in the city. It provides overwhelming golf course views and sceneries of the Spring Mountains, the Las Vegas Strip, and Tournament Players Club.

All of the residential properties in the community are luxury homes. Their sizes vary from 4,000 square feet to 10,000 square feet, perfect for families of any size.

As this community is located at the Tournament Players Club of Summerlin, Tournament Hills is a usual site for golf championships. There is also easy access to some of Summerlin’s amenities like The Plaza at Summerlin and The Hills Center Business Parks.

As Summerlin is part of some of the most popular and largest communities in Nevada, gates and guard houses are well-equipped and well-fortified to protect more than 100,000 residents.


You will feel like a royal living within the city at the Queensridge because of the European feel of the community. Just from its guarded and gated entrance, you will be welcomed by large statues of stallions. The guard house is equally exquisite with its classical architecture. Hedges and other evergreen designs are added to emphasize the opulence of the entrance.

There are more than 600 homes within Queensridge that range from 2,000 square feet to 21,000 square feet. Some of these homes are located at the non-gated neighborhoods of the community. Queensridge gives you different options but no matter what you choose, you will still achieve a lifestyle that is fit for a queen and king!

It is best to choose a home in a guard gated community because privacy, security, and convenience truly define an upscale Las Vegas lifestyle. Triumph Luxury Homes has listing of the most remarkable luxury properties in Vegas that will ensure your safety. Call us on (702) 799-9999 for your real estate inquiries.

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