Gibson Springs Real Estate
Gibson Springs, affectionately known as Green Valley East, is the new hot spot in Henderson. Over the past decade, this community has grown substantially, adding more and more amenities as well as beautiful upscale neighborhoods and subdivisions.
Here you can be tucked away in quiet privacy while still having fast and easy access to everything you need, from shopping and dining to entertainment and family fun.
Bordered by Arroyo Grande on the west, Warm Springs on the north, I-515 on the east and I-215 on the south, Gibson Springs is a desirable place to live with unprecedented access to both main freeways as well as the major routes out of town.
The neighborhoods here have some of the most inviting and impressively sculptured landscaping in the city, with undulating sidewalks and walking trails next to wide roads trimmed by desert plants and flowering trees.
Gibson Springs homes often feature inviting outdoor living areas, spacious backyards with lush landscaping, large covered patios, private swimming pools with spas, and custom water features. One interesting feature is that houses typically don’t face the main thoroughfares, instead entering from quieter side streets.
Gibson Springs Neighborhoods
Gibson Springs is divided up into an impressive collection of desirable neighborhoods and subdivisions, each with their names prominently displayed on community walls. Some of the neighborhoods you can choose from include:
- Emerald Valley
- Ventana Canyon
- Remington Canyon
- Villa Serena
- Warm Springs Ranch
- Adobe Ranch
- Rancho Galleria
- Catalina Estates
- Summer Fields
- Griffin Park
- Arroyo Grande Astoria
- Arroyo Mesa
- Coral Ridge
- American Pacific
- Bella Lago
- Mountain View
- Traverse Point
Gibson Springs Amenities
Gibson Springs has every amenity you can think of, from natural recreation areas to chain restaurants to casinos to high-end shopping, and some of the highest-rated schools around.
Sunset Station Casino is the local casino, just five minutes to the north. It offers Regal Cinemas luxury reserved-seating movie theatres, Strike Zone bowling alley with 72 state-of-the-art lanes, Cyber Quest arcade, Kids Quest activity center, and top-notch restaurants like Sonoma Cellar, Pasta Cucina and The Oyster Bar. As well as, of course, a wide variety of casino table games and slots.
If you’re looking for family fun, there’s Cowabunga Bay Water Park, Flip N Out Xtreme,
Gibson Springs Shopping
Gibson Springs is home to the Stephanie and Marks Street corridors, where you’ll find every major shopping outlet from Lowe’s and Home Depot, to Target and Walmart, to Michaels, Joann and Hobby Lobby.
Don’t forget Best Buy, RC Willey, Costco, Big Lots, Savers, Goodwill, The Salvation Army, OfficeMax, and Total Wine & More. Need pet supplies? There’s PetSmart, Petco and Petland.
Tourists and locals from around the city come here to find designer deals at Nordstrom Rack and DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, as well as thumb through the offerings inside one of the few remaining Barnes & Noble bookstores.
If you prefer indoor browsing, this is where you’ll find Galleria at Sunset, one of the premier shopping malls in the Las Vegas Valley with over 100 stores and dining options for all occasions.
If you happen to be in the market for a new car, the Henderson Valley Automall is part of Gibson Springs. While people from all over the Las Vegas Valley come here for new car deals, shopping at the dealerships for 27 different brands from 20 independent dealers, you can cruise by any time. Oh, and by the way, the local DMV is in Gibson Springs as well.
Gibson Springs Dining
If you’re hungry for any type of cuisine you’ll find it within five minutes of Gibson Springs. Sushi? Check. Korean BBQ? Check. Steak? Check. Greek? Check. Italian? Check. Mexican? Check. It’s all close by.
If you like the casual dining chains, there’s Red Lobster, Applebee’s, Denny’s, IHOP, Hash House a Go Go, The Habit Burger Grill, Marie Callender’s, Mimi’s Café, Café Zupas, Jason’s Deli and Napoli Pizzeria.
If you want faster food, choose from McDonald’s, Burger King, Jack in the Box, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, Del Taco, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A, Firehouse Subs and Capriotti’s. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Gibson Springs Recreation
Right within the borders of Gibson Springs you’ll find some of the city’s most popular destination parks, including Cornerstone Park and the adjacent Arroyo Grande Sports Complex.
Like stepping into a small town where you can feed ducks by the shore, the 100-acre Cornerstone Park is scenic oasis featuring a 31-acre lake. Other public amenities include wide paved walking and biking paths, exercise course, exercise stairs, lighted basketball and volleyball courts, corporate plaza area, open grass area, picnic shelters, pavilions, warming kitchen, restrooms and more.
The 56-acre Arroyo Grande Sports Complex boasts lots of sports facilities plus a playground, disc golf course and trails. That includes lighted ball fields, basketball courts, bicycle terrain amenities, horseshoe pits, open turf area, picnic shelters, playground, dog park and restrooms. From this park, you can take the connecting Pittman Wash Trail on an extensive stroll, jog, or bike ride through Henderson.
There’s also the more intimate Trail Canyon Park, featuring playground, basketball and tennis courts, horseshoe pits, open grass area, picnic shelters, barbecues and restrooms.
Just a few minutes away, you can also enjoy the historic Whitney Mesa Park Recreation Area featuring the Whitney Mesa Nature Preserve. This park is home to many unique geologic formations, an active stream, and diverse flora and fauna.
Amenities include a 1-mile trail, partially ADA accessible, as well as interpretive centers and educational kiosks. You’ll also find a play area, picnic shelters, barbeques, and restrooms.
If you want to go a little farther afield, Gibson Springs borders on both the I-515 and I-215, so you can easily get to the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, Boulder City, Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead or the Hoover Dam.
In fact, residents can quickly and easily access the entire Las Vegas area. It’s just a 20-minute drive to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, and less than 10 miles to Harry Reid International Airport.
Gibson Springs Golfing
If golf is your game, you have several champion courses to choose from, all just 15 minutes or less from your door.
Wildhorse Golf Club
Wildhorse Golf Club is just a few minutes west, on Warm Springs. Henderson residents can receive a variety of perks here, from discounts on individual tee times to frequent player rewards. Elite Golf Card Holders receive preferred rates on rounds at Wildhorse as well as sister golf clubs Aliante, Legacy and Primm Valley.
The Country Club at Wildhorse also hosts weddings and special events, with a park-like setting overlooking the beautifully landscaped golf course and a Grand Ballroom that accommodates receptions for up to 200 guests. The clubhouse restaurant is open to all, featuring full breakfast and lunch, happy hour and weekly specials.
Dragonridge Country Club
Dragonridge Country Club is at the foot of Stephanie. This breathtaking 18-hole championship golf course was awarded Best Private Golf Course in southern Nevada and voted by locals as one of the best places to get married in Las Vegas.
The impressive clubhouse and event facility is surrounded by more than 170 acres of rolling hills overlooking the Las Vegas skyline. Two popular restaurants with eclectic seasonal menus feature both elegant and casual cuisine, with indoor and outdoor lounge areas, while the main ballroom and party venues boast some of the best city views in the valley.
Desert Willow Golf Course
Just a few minutes further down the road is the Desert Willow Golf Course, the most challenging executive course in Southern Nevada. The award-winning family-friendly par-60 course offers a satisfying challenge for players of all skill levels.
Carved out of the Black Mountain foothills, the 18-hole course features 3,811 yards of hilly terrain, demanding sand traps, water and undulating greens.
Gibson Springs Schooling
Some of the city’s top-rated schools are in the Gibson Springs area, including CCSD’s Lorna J. Kesterson Elementary School (next to Trail Canyon Park), Barbara and Hank Greenspun Junior High School, Lyal Burkholder Middle School, Foothill High School and Green Valley High School.
Charter and private options include the Somerset Academy – Stephanie Campus, Foothills Montessori School, Green Valley Lutheran School, Black Mountain Christian School, Yeshiva Day School of Las Vegas, and Nevada State High School – Henderson. Touro University, one of the state’s top medical colleges, is here as well.
Gibson Springs truly offers something for everyone. Whether you’re raising a young family, climbing the corporate latter, running your own business, or enjoying retirement, Gibson Springs should definitely be top of your list in your next home search.