Families who prefer Las Vegas single story homes can realize a bit of a challenge when searching for the perfect ranch style house. Many Las Vegas modern developers maximize lot space by building up into multiple stories, which has translated into approximately 80% of Las Vegas homes that were built in recent years being two stories. Although not as common, there are wonderful single story homes available in Las Vegas and are even some neighborhoods that are strictly single story communities.

Dorrell Summit (89149)

Positioned in the Centennial Hills area of Clark County, Dorrell Summit is a beautiful, D.R. Horton single family home community featuring 33 single story home lots. Four unique, single story floor plans are offered within the community, ranging in size from 2130 square feet to 2630 square feet. Overlooking the Las Vegas Valley, Dorrell Summit is conveniently located to shopping, nightlife, transportation, and schools. The area school system is ranked above average and offers several private school options, as well. Two local high school are located within one mile of the community, making this neighborhood an ideal choice. The community and surrounding areas are considered to be very safe and experience low crime rates. Perfect for young families and others who prefer a quaint, smaller community, Dorrell Summit is a great place to call home.

Frontier Estates (89123)

Frontier Estates is a guard gated community located in Southeast Las Vegas. The community consists of 164 single story homes within the security gate. The homes range in year of construction from 1978 to 2002 and are 1,449 to 3,716 sq. ft. The home sites measure about 1/3 acres and the community has some distinguishing features that attract families as well as those who enjoy camping. In the center of the community, a sprawling 5-acre park provides green space and an ideal area for recreation. A community RV parking area as well as a basketball court and two tennis courts are appealing to active residents. This pleasant neighborhood is designed as a series of cul-de-sacs, giving residents a peaceful home life. Restaurants, shopping, and pharmacies are within walking distance, and banks and nightlife are only a short drive away. McCarran International Airport is less than 10 minutes away. Frontier Estates is within the reputable Clark County School District, making it an ideal location for families.

Aventura (89144)

Aventura is a luxury guard gated community located in the eastern Summerlin area of Las Vegas. Between 1999 and 2003, 68 single story homes were built at sizes ranging from 2,814 to 3,514 square feet. They range in year of construction from 1999 to 2003. Impressive community amenities include a clubhouse, pool, spa, and exercise facility. Home sites located on the northern and western border of the community back up to the Summerlin TPC golf course, offering gorgeous golf views. Aventura does not border any other residential community, guaranteeing that home sites do not view other residences from their back yards. Summerlin Hospital is less than 1/2 mile away, and Summerlin Parkway offers convenient access to other areas of the valley. The Trails Village Center, located 1 1/2 miles to the north offer restaurants, shopping, banks, and entertainment. Top ranked schools are located within a couple of miles, offering a quality education to families who choose to call Aventura their home.

Durango Ranch (89113)

Located in the southwest Valley, the gated, Durango Ranch community features spacious single-story floor plans that range in size from 2,972 square feet to 3,849 square feet. Floor plans include up to five bedrooms, optional detached casitas, options for patios, as well as RV parking pads. Home sites are 1/3 acre. Initially developed in 2012, the homes feature impressive standard features. Part of Pardee Homes’ LivingSmart initiative, the construction within Durango Ranch boosts energy efficiency, conserves water, and improves indoor air quality. Pardee Homes offers features that are designed to accommodate multiple generations living under one roof. Above average schools and a low crime rate make this community appealing for families as well as retirees, alike.

Solera at Stallion Mountain (89122)

Solera at Stallion Mountain is an exceptional guard-gated 55+ adult community. Conveniently located a few miles from the popular Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas, residents have the opportunity to enjoy many activities both within and outside of the Del Webb community. Residents of Solera at Stallion Mountain experience access to a beautiful clubhouse including a fitness center, outdoor pool, and hobby and game rooms. One-story ranch homes are available in five models, which include two or three bedrooms and attached two-car garages. The community offers a balance of small town feel and convenience to city adventures. An active retirement community, social gatherings provide residents with the opportunity to meet new friends and stay active. Golfers will enjoy the Stallion Mountain Golf Course, an 18-hole, 7,351-yard course designed by Jim Colbert and Jeff Brauer. The community is in close proximity to The Galleria Mall, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and the McCarran International Airport.

Bellante at Inspirada (89044)

Bellante at Inspirada, a Toll Brothers property, offers three, spacious, single-story home designs featuring custom gourmet kitchens, covered patios, and oversized master suites. A family friendly community with a private clubhouse, two pools, state-of-the-art fitness room, conference meeting room, full kitchen for entertaining and small child play area, Bellante at Inspirada offers a complete amenity package. Access to miles of walking trails and natural surroundings makes this single story home community desirable to many. The Sloan Canyon Conservation Area, which includes a recreation center, outdoor amphitheater, and BBQ areas are only minutes away. And, downtown Las Vegas is right around the corner for exciting nightlife.

Siena at Summerlin (89135)

A guard gated, age-restricted golf community, Siena at Summerlin runs along the western rim of the Las Vegas Valley, only minutes from the Vegas Strip. Summerlin has remained Southern Nevada’s top-selling, master-planned community since the first sales in 1990. Ranking as the country’s best-selling master-planned community six of the past seven years is a bragging right of the Summerlin community. Cool breezes and views of natural desert vegetation make Siena at Summerlin a premier choice for retirees. Five collections of single story homes offer numerous floor plan options. From world-class golfing to upgraded community amenities and convenient shopping and nightlife, Siena at Summerlin is the first choice for many Las Vegas residents.

Topaz Ridge at The Ridges (89135)

Another luxury neighborhood within the master-planned community of Summerlin, Topaz Ridge at The Ridges was named one of the most desirable communities in the United States by Forbes in 2004. The amazing location of Topaz Ridge offers golf course views to many of the residents. A complete community of single story luxury estates, Topaz Ridge homes are positioned on large home sites, up to one full acre. The semi-custom homes feature beautiful architecture and numerous upgrades. Convenient to numerous world class golf courses and within close proximity to the Las Vegas strip, Topaz Ridge is a great choice for the discerning single story homeowner.