Green Valley, Henderson, Nevada
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The Start Of The Green Valley Master-Plan
Homes For Sale in Green Valley in Henderson are in high demand. Green Valley was the first master-planned community in Henderson, Nevada. Plans for the Green Valley Master-Planned Community started in 1973.
Originally Green Valley covered 8400 acres. Breaking ground in 1985. American Nevada Corporation and Green Valley built a “Best-In-Class” community that took 20 years to complete.
When The Strip hotel boom thrived in the 1990s, homes sold faster, and in 1994, Green Valley Ranch added to enhance all of Henderson, including Green Valley North and South. Seven Hills started selling in 2004, also an ANC project, with 1300 acres and 2500 homes in 25 neighborhoods.
Who Developed Green Valley Ranch
American Nevada Corporation also has a division for managing these communities. ANC developed Aliante in 2004 in North Las Vegas as joint partners with Pulte Corporation.
They built at least 9 lovely commercial complexes in Henderson and North Las Vegas in the last 30 years. Green Valley’s founders Hank and Barbara Greenspan, have an estate that gives generously to the community.
What Is A Master-Planned Community
“Master-Planned” is where before homes are ever planned for, the area around the block of land gets planned as to the location of the amenities. These include schools, retail shopping, Parks and Recreation, emergency services, employment, golf, apartments, etc.
Then housing is added to the plan. Houses in each community include small, medium, and large homes and sometimes luxury custom or semi-custom homes. After the planning and moving some dirt and installing the utility hubs, builders buy raw land from the developer.
Houses are plotted to best utilize the available land while adhering the basic guidelines. There are guidelines, color schemes, and CCRs that every builder incorporate and put on their community.
Bronze Statues Were Everywhere
The first-time I showed homes in Green Valley was in 1993. I remember driving through streets with no traffic, great-looking homes, and green grassy walking paths and sidewalks.
It took a long time to get there on surface streets. We came to a corner with a bronzed statue of a man sitting on a bench reading an opened newspaper. It was very cool. Then at the next intersection, there were two bronzed golfers.
I had to go back without the clients to look for more, and they were everywhere! There were probably 50-100. Over the next 10 years, they were switched around a couple of times, but that was my favorite thing in all of Green Valley!
The statues are gone now. I read that they were removed for water conservation and because they confused people and held up traffic. They need to be at the Neon Museum or in a park. We have no clue where they are now. Kurt says they went golfing and then to Starbucks…
In 1995 our wedding coordinator looked for land to build a wedding venue. I showed her a 5-acre vacant land parcel fronting to Lake Mead Blvd for under $200,000. Lake Mead is now St. Rose Pkwy, and it was at Eastern.
I am amazed at the changes 25 years have brought. In 1995 we were in the middle of nowhere with no utilities. She thought that it was too far out for wedding guests to attend. That intersection is one of the busiest intersections in the entire Las Vegas Valley today. What a difference in only 25 years!
Green Valley Today
Green Valley homes for sale are in lovely neighborhoods that have wide, winding roads and beautiful, luxurious homes. Over the years, the trees are older, full, and beautiful, and the entire area has a pride of ownership that shows above everything else.
Golf is prevalent, stores are plentiful, and schools are award-winning and convenient. Green Valley homes for sale are in areas near everything a person could want, all within a few miles.
With 2 larger hotel/casinos in the area, Reid International Airport close by, and the 215 Beltway, Green Valley’s location is central to most of the Las Vegas Valley. When the beltway went in the area south of Green Valley on the hill exploded.
Green Valley Houses
The 15-year span of the late 1980s to the early 2000s saw the completion of most homes in GV. There’s a diversity of landscaping and styles, but the master-plan is fabulous! In the past, I had many people think Green Valley, NV is a city, but it’s not- it just seems like it.
Green Valley high school, home of the gators is one of the best high schools in the Las Vegas Valley. Henderson loves their high schools!
If you if are looking for homes for sale in Green Valley or anywhere in Henderson, please text or email us. Here are links to Las Vegas, and North Las Vegas in case you want to also investigate homes for sale there.
If you are unfamiliar with the Las Vegas Valley, we often take clients on a housing tour to show you differences in areas. We’d be happy to share our knowledge and area expertise with you. Give us a call for an appointment today at 702-750-7599.
Shopping Near Homes For Sale in Green Valley
The District at Green Valley Ranch, Henderson’s posh outdoor mixed use shopping area is in Green Valley Ranch it’s RIGHT HERE. The location of Green Valley is absolutely fabulous!
Endless shops and restaurants line the busy streets and recreational centers are in every park. Whether you live in a single family home or a multi family, there are amenities and greenery everywhere you look.
Homes for sale in Green Valley are in beautiful heighborhoods for affordable prices. Let me show you some and compare the areas in Henderson with their amenities. You’ll be impressed.
See our page about Green Valley Ranch and also see New Construction Blog. There are over 225 subdivisions under construction with over 1000 floorplans. With how quickly homes are built in Southern Nevada, having our 25+ years of knowledge on your team is invaluable.
We Sell Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas
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This website and information are made available for you to explore by Kurt Grosse with Realty One Group. Kurt is a Las Vegas Top-Producing Realtor since 1996 and a Retired Nevada Building Engineer (PE, CE).
Kurt’s goal with every buyer and seller is to use his skills and knowledge to protect them and their investment. With how quickly homes are built in Southern Nevada, his skills are invaluable.