Backyards to Backflip Over

The term “great for entertaining” gets thrown around a lot in real estate; sometimes it fits and sometimes it doesn’t. This backyard was without a doubt designed for pool parties and backyard fun!

1456 Macdonald Ranch, MacDonald Highlands
$4,350,000 | 9,889 sqft | 5 bed | 7 bath

Aside from the golf course and city views, there are multiple places to kick back, sunbath, or share cocktails with friends.

The covered lounge features a built-in television and gas fireplace, alongside the beach-entry, infinity edge pool with a flow-over hot tub. The extra-large pool includes a swim-up bar with underwater seats next to the sunken BBQ area.

Great for hosting and serving. There is also a built-in firepit and pool deck with lots of space for enjoying nights under the stars.

Elevated above the Dragon Ridge golf course, the sweeping views can be enjoyed from ground level. Dense, mature landscaping borders the backyard maximizing privacy from neighbors. When the back of the home gets completely lit up, it feels like a grand vacation.

9021 Grove Crest, Tournament Hills
$16,800,000 | 15,479 sqft | 6 bed | 11 bath

Welcome to a Tuscan paradise. The stunning architecture that comprises this home beautifully frames a lush, resort backyard that beckons you to soak up the sun. The patio is a trendy poolside lounge with French doors, stately columns, and elegant outdoor furniture.

Stone flooring surrounds the blue-tiled pool and leads to a full outdoor kitchen. The built-in television, bar seating, and outdoor appliances make it easy to entertain guests without ever going inside. There is also a separate outdoor bathroom.

Tall palm trees give the backyard a tropical feel, in addition to the waterfall and fountains that surround the pool. Two separate hot tubs can be enjoyed as well as a shaded cabana.

The homesite backs up to the TPC golf course, however, dense foliage creates separation and increased privacy. The backyard wraps all the way around the home to private side patios where there additional outdoor lounging areas.

26 Promontory Ridge, The Ridges
$6,997,500 | 12,213 sqft | 6 bed | 9 bath

This masterpiece of a home sits on one of the best homesites in the Ridges. The views and open space that surrounds this home are stunning and tranquil. For a 12,000+ square foot property, you need room to breathe.

There is a natural desert landscape between the home and the golf course giving the backyard lots of privacy. Mountain views are embedded in the skyline and to the East, the Vegas valley and Strip view twinkle in the distance.

With such an incredible backdrop you need a backyard that features far more than just your typical pool and spa—26 Promontory has it all.

The covered patio space stretches the entire length of the home with ceiling fans and misters, an outdoor kitchen with bar top seating, and endless space for lounging.

On colder nights there is a built-in fire pit with benching seating next to the large, heated pool, and spa. The wrap-around terrace on the second floor includes an outdoor fireplace as well.

Plus, there is a 6-hole putting green and half-size basketball court for those who like to stay active. Manicured landscaping blends with the natural environment and the entire property proudly makes a statement.

Copyright Jimmy Foster. Market Statistics from GLVAR. Photo & Video Credit Shapiro & Sher Group

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