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Las Vegas Neighborhood Spotlight: Head for the Centennial Hills

Las Vegas Neighborhood Spotlight: Head for the Centennial Hills

There are currently 542 homes for sale in the Las Vegas 89149 zip code, which includes the master planned community of Centennial Hills. Centennial Hills is a newer master planned community located northwest of Las Vegas. Centennial Hills homes range in size from small single family houses (perfect for first-time home buyers) to mansions. Builders include Astoria Homes, Concordia Homes, KB Homes, Pardee Homes and Spinnaker.

Homes for sale in Las Vegas zip code 89149

According to public data records complied by Trulia, between May and July 2011, 631 homes sold at a median sales price of $119,995. That price is 11.8 percent lower from the same period (May-July) one year ago. In other words, if you’re looking to buy a home in Centennial Hills, now is a good time to get a great deal.

The median sales price of homes in the 89149 zip code (including Centennial Hills) was 4.16% higher than the median sales price for Las Vegas, NV (again, according to public data records complied by Trulia).

Neighborhood schools in Centennial Hills

There are a number of schools within the Centennial Hills 89149 zip code. Most of the public schools received ratings of 8 out of 10 from GreatSchools. Northwest Career & Technical Academy received the highest rating of a 10. That’s a big plus for owning a home in this desert community (even if you don’t have school-aged children, the quality of neighborhood schools do affect a home’s resale value).

Here’s a list of the schools in the Centennial Hills 89149 zip code area:

School name School type Grades GreatSchools rating (out of 10)
Dean Lamar Allen Elementary School Public PK – 5 8
Marshall Darnell Elementary School Public PK – 5 7
Sandra L ThompsonElementary School Public PK – 5 8
Edmundo Eddie Escobedo Middle Public 6 – 8 8
Centennial High School Public 8 – 12 6
Northwest Career & Technical Academy Public 9 – 12 10
Centennial Academy Private PK – 4 na


Things to do in and around Centennial Hills

Centennial Hills has a new 110-acre Town Center that claims to be “the largest regional park in the Las Vegas valley.” Town Center features include two dog parks, two lighted soccer fields, ten lighted volleyball courts, a water play area and numerous picnic areas. Convenient shopping, dining and entertainment venues are located at or near the 900,000-square foot Centennial Center.

If you want to be closer to nature (from golf to skiing and everything in between), your favorite activity is within 35 miles of Centennial Hills. You and your family can enjoy:

Painted Desert Golf Club: You’ll want to play your next round of golf at this desert-style 18-hole golf course. It was one of the first Las Vegas courses to embrace and use Nevada desert landscaping. Take your first swing with gorgeous mountain views as your backdrop.

Floyd Lamb State Park:  You’ll love this 680 acre desert oasis that’s teaming with wildlife, lush vegetation, lakes (great for fishing) and views of the Sheep and Spring Mountain Ranges – a far cry from the sights and sounds of the Vegas strip. While you’re there, stop in at the historic Tule Springs Ranch where you can learn about a traditional working ranch and early Las Vegas lifestyle.

Mount Charleston: Just 35 miles northwest of Las Vegas, there’s no reason why you can’t visit this alpine attraction during any season. Your eyes will feast on panoramic views of the Toiyabe National Forest – at 12,000 feet the mountain has the distinction of being the third-highest peak in Nevada. Mount Charleston is also home to a variety of campgrounds with some 180 campsites and 150 picnic areas.

Whether you’re looking to sell your Centennial Hills home or buy one there, the real estate experts at Shelter Realty can help.  Give us a call right now at (702) 376-7379 or you can view our Centennial Hills listings at

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