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By : Melanie Speed    99 or more times read
Although Las Vegas may not be the first place one would associate with golf course communities, don't be fooled, this area has some of the most gorgeous and well-designed courses in the world.

Well planned golf communities range from family oriented neighborhoods complete with water park and recreation facilities, to age restricted communities that cater to the senior population. Las Vegas truly has something to suit everyone. Here are some of the more popular country club communities.

Los Prados: This guard gated community of 1,358 homes surround the course, clubhouse, tennis courts and pools. The members of the home owners association also own and manage their own golf course. Los Prados consists of 22 villages, with about half the houses being age restricted.

The 18-hole, 6,000 yard course is a par 70 with narrow fairways and fast greens. Amenities include restaurant, clubhouse, banquet facilities, pool and tennis courts.

Spanish Trail: Although this is one of the older guarded gate country club communities, it is one of the most luxurious and set the standard for future developments. Spanish Trail consists of 11 neighborhoods with a combination of large custom homes, smaller single family homes and townhomes. Home sizes range from 4,000 square feet up to 20,000 square feet.

This is a picturesque community where the neighborhoods wind through the golf course soaking up gorgeous views of the mountains and lakes.

The 27-hole, was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and challenges players with tree-lined fairways, 15 lakes, plus streams and waterfalls.

Queensridge: This is a unique European style community that offers 106 custom and semi-custom homes ranging from 2,000 square feet to over 17,000 square feet. You can choose between a luxury home, mid or high rise condo.

Amenities include guard gated entry, the Badlands golf course, 24 hours security, tennis courts, and clubhouse with pool, spa and gym.

The Badlands course was designed by U.S. Open Champion, Johnny Miller and team member Chi Chi Rodriguez. The 6,602 yard, par 72 design challenges golfers of all skill levels.

Rhodes Ranch: If you're looking for a family community, this is a neighborhood that fits the bill. With a huge water park, 35,000 square foot recreation center, tennis courts, basketball courts and championship golf course, the kids will never be bored.

Homes in Rhodes Ranch Champions neighborhood range from 2,055 to 4,210 square feet for one and two-story designs, with or without golf course views. Condos range from 700 to 1,458 square foot with nine different floor plans to choose from.

The Lakes take on a tropical theme in this private, guard gated neighborhood, offering four different models of single family homes.

Other neighborhoods include The Links and Vistana which is more condo oriented.

Located at the base of Spring Mountain, the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is a Ted Robinson design. It's a 6,909 yard course amid tropical landscaping with a group of par threes which will leave you shaking your head. Rhodes Ranch is picturesque course that incorporates water features, multiple elevations, rolling fairways and stunning mountain views.

HOA members automatically receive a discount off golf and meals at the clubhouse.
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