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Old 12-20-2009, 04:56 PM
 
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A few years back, my dad was in Vegas for a convention. I don't know how the subject was brought up, but the taxi driver said that there were gated communities within gated communities. Is that true?
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:03 PM
 
Location: NW Las Vegas - Lone Mountain
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A few years back, my dad was in Vegas for a convention. I don't know how the subject was brought up, but the taxi driver said that there were gated communities within gated communities. Is that true?
Yes. There are gated communities inside guard gated communities.

Let us see. Painted Desert, Red Rock Country Club and Spanish Trails come immediately to mind.

And note that there are some gated homes in some gated communities.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:20 PM
 
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but is there a gated home inside a gated community that is inside a guard gated community
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:32 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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Yes. There are gated communities inside guard gated communities.

Let us see. Painted Desert, Red Rock Country Club and Spanish Trails come immediately to mind.

And note that there are some gated homes in some gated communities.

Rhodes Ranch also
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Old 12-21-2009, 09:08 AM
 
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A few years back, my dad was in Vegas for a convention. I don't know how the subject was brought up, but the taxi driver said that there were gated communities within gated communities. Is that true?
I would imagine so. In all fairness, I doubt people who buy the more expensive houses ($5+ million and up) want "regular people" to have access to them. I'd imagine that places like The Ridges, Spanish Trail, MacDonalds Highlands, and the Red Rock Country Club have a setup similiar to what you're describing.
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:50 PM
 
Location: NW Las Vegas - Lone Mountain
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I would imagine so. In all fairness, I doubt people who buy the more expensive houses ($5+ million and up) want "regular people" to have access to them. I'd imagine that places like The Ridges, Spanish Trail, MacDonalds Highlands, and the Red Rock Country Club have a setup similiar to what you're describing.
Varies...celebirities have more problems than the rich and more need for security.

There are many 5 million and up houses that have simple driveways off public streets.

Many go for simple isolation. There are pockets of very nice ultra homes that are simply not obvious.
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Old 12-24-2009, 12:09 PM
 
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The Legacy Estates in Green Valley is gated behind gates. Southern Highlands has gated enclaves within the gates also.

McDonald Highlands doesn't to my knowledge, but some of the lots they offer have the equivalent of private drives just to reach the residences, which are at considerable distance and elevation from the main road.

I have always enjoyed seeing the high end homes Vegas has to offer.
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