Mountain’s Edge is a beautiful 3500-acre master planned community in Enterprise that was developed in 2004. It’s a fairly large community with more than 12,000 homes and over 50 neighborhoods.
Due to its size, location, and amenities, it was one of the best-selling MPCs in the country in 2007. Mountain’s Edge has been growing more each year.
Note: Some sources state different numbers for how many homes and neighborhoods are in the community. Please note that these figures come directly from the Mountain’s Edge Master Association website.
Where Is Mountain’s Edge Las Vegas?
Mountain’s Edge is located in the southwest part of the Las Vegas Valley. It’s in the unincorporated town of Enterprise, about 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip.
Las Vegas area residents who want space and distance from The Strip may find Mountain’s Edge to be the perfect place to call home.
The community is also close to the Red Rock National Conservation Area, making it perfect for nature enthusiasts.
Who Is Mountain’s Edge Las Vegas Good For?
Mountain’s Edge is good for families that want a quiet community away from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Las Vegas.
While the distance is certainly a good thing for many families, it does mean that residents have to commute through traffic if they work in the heart of Las Vegas.
The good news is that Mountain’s Edge is close to the 15 Freeway and the 215, which makes the drive a bit easier.
Access to these freeways is especially important for those who need to commute to The Strip or Summerlin.
Nearest Important Locations to Mountain’s Edge
Las Vegas Strip ~ 20 minutes
Downtown Las Vegas ~ 20 minutes
Downtown Summerlin ~ 18 minutes
Las Vegas South Premium Outlets ~ 15 minutes
Harry Reid International Airport ~ 15 minutes
Red Rock Canyon ~ 20 minutes
Cowabunga Canyon Waterpark ~15 minutes
Rhodes Ranch Golf Club ~ 13 minutes
Southern Highlands Golf Club ~ 15 minutes
Mountain’s Edge Las Vegas Homes and Real Estate
Mountain’s Edge offers a beautiful variety of desert-style homes, typically with stucco siding, terracotta roof tiles, and other related features.
Most of the homes in Mountain’s Edge are newer, having been built in the last decade. Fortunately, this means that homes in the community are designed to accommodate modern living standards. This may be a deciding factor for you.
Keep in mind that many homes in Mountain’s Edge share a similar outer appearance. But the magic is in the interiors, where there is a wide variety of styles, such as contemporary, Tuscan, and Spanish-style.
» MORE: Read more about Spanish-style homes below
A Wide Range of Home Types and Sizes in Mountain’s Edge
In addition to diverse interiors, there is a wide array of home types and sizes available in Mountain’s Edge.
Primarily, you’ll find 1 to 2-story homes, ranging from 1,000 to 4,500 square feet in the community. There are also some 3-story homes available, and there are communities dedicated to luxury townhomes.
Gated and Non-Gated Communities
One of the reasons Mountain’s Edge is so appealing is that it offers options in both gated communities and non-gated communities.
In fact, Mountain’s Edge offers a variety of community types catering to different demographics.
Mountain’s Edge Home Builders
Popular home builders in Mountain’s Edge include:
- Century Communities
- Richmond American Homes
- KB Homes
- Ryland Homes
Mountain’s Edge Home Prices
Home prices in Mountain’s Edge are average within the Las Vegas area.
The median list price is around $450K.
The median close price is approximately $475K.
The median home size is about 1,900 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Mountain’s Edge Amenities
A Blossoming Community with Two Decades of Growth
With nearly 20 years of development under its belt, Mountain’s Edge is a mature community that has grown and evolved into a rich, thriving locale that offers a wide range of amenities.
Let’s explore these.
Shopping at Mountain’s Edge
Local shopping can be found at Mountain’s Edge Marketplace, a 250,000-square-foot retail center at Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo Drive.
Stores at Mountain’s Edge Marketplace
Nekter Juice Bar
Cimarron Square shopping mall and a variety of other shops and services are also in the immediate area. Moreover, there is a Walmart Supercenter about 1.5 miles to the east of Mountain’s Edge Marketplace.
Best Mountain’s Edge Restaurants
Some local favorites include:
El Luchador Mexican Kitchen + Cantina
Locale Italian Restaurant
Mountain West Eatery
Mountain’s Edge Parks
Mountain’s Edge has four main parks, in addition to smaller parks scattered near the community. The main parks provide residents with playgrounds for kids, fitness opportunities, dog parks, trails, and much more.
The four main parks are as follows:
- Mountain’s Edge Regional Park
- Exploration Peak Park
- Nathaniel Jones Park
- Paiute Park
Mountain’s Edge Regional Park
Mountain’s Edge Regional Park (MERP) spans an impressive 250 acres and has within it distinct areas, such as Desert Diamond Baseball Complex and Bike Town.
As part of the MERP, Desert Diamond Baseball Complex has four baseball fields, a concession stand, and lots of parking for families. Many people agree that the view of the Spring Mountains from the baseball fields is outstanding.
As for Bike Town, it is a fun area for parents and their children. It has mini-streets, crosswalks, and stop signs for safety. Additionally, it has a walking trail, large lighted fields (multipurpose), one-wall handball, and covered seating.
One other thing….Mountain’s Edge Regional Park has a custom climbing structure that rises to about 30 feet in height. It allows kids to climb up the inside under the supervision of their parents, who can watch them through the climbing rings.
Exploration Peak Park
Exploration Peak Park is a substantial 80 acres and features playfields, horseshoes, volleyball, and picnic areas. Additionally, there is a covered wagon play structure (Old Western theme) for kids, as well as an outdoor amphitheater.
Connected to the park is Exploration Peak Trail, which offers residents an amazing view of the entire community from a lofty 2,800+ feet. Once you get to the top of the hill, you get to enjoy a wide view of the Las Vegas Valley and The Strip.
The top of Exploration Peak is reached by a dirt trail, which is mostly exposed to the sun, although there is one covered bench along the way and one at the peak.
Nathaniel Jones Park
Located off Mountains Edge Parkway is Nathaniel Jones Park, which is a truly beautiful gem and a favorite among many residents.
One of the park’s main features is the splash pad, but there is also a lighted basketball court, covered seating, and a dog park.
Dog owners will be happy to know that the dog portion of the park is divided into three sections—one for large dogs, one for small dogs, and an area for all types of dogs to intermingle.
Paiute Park is another superb recreation space for residents of Mountain’s Edge. It comes with a basketball court, grassy area, volleyball field, and a play area for kids.
Mountain’s Additional Amenities
Additional amenities near Mountain’s Edge include:
- Las Vegas South Premium Outlets.
- Two incredible golf courses—Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and Southern Highlands Golf Club.
- Cowabunga Canyon Waterpark in Summerlin.
Mountain’s Edge Events
Mountain’s Edge frequently holds local events that keep residents engaged, connected, and entertained. Let’s take a look at some of these.
Spring Spectacular – Planet Party Earth Day Celebration
Every April 22, on Earth Day, Mountain’s Edge has a celebration where residents can interact with live goats, feed butterflies, eat good food, and socialize with neighbors.
The Annual Family, Fur, & Fun Festival
This charming event, designed to celebrate and support our furry friends, is a cornerstone of the community’s calendar. It’s a day for residents to learn about pet care, pet adoptions, and much more.
During the event, there are dog sport demonstrations, dog photography, food & drink for everyone, prizes, and a dog costume contest.
Mountain’s Edge Movies Under The Stars
In August, every Saturday at Exploration Peak Park, there is an 8:00 PM movie night.
Mountain’s Edge Community Garage Sale
Mountain’s Edge holds a community-wide garage sale every spring.
Season of Adventure at Mountain’s Edge
Every year, new events are announced for the community’s Season of Adventure.
Super Hero 5K
This fundraising event focuses on supporting local families facing childhood cancer.
Mountain’s Edge Las Vegas Schools
For nearly 20 years, Mountain’s Edge has fostered an environment that supports education. Here are the schools that serve the community.
Carolyn S. Reedom
William V. Wright
Lois and Jerry Tarkanian
Wilbur & Theresa Faiss
Barry and June Gunderson
Doral Academy – Cactus Campus