MacDonald Highlands

Crafted to offer a lifestyle of opulence and prestige.

Welcome to MacDonald Highlands

Experience the epitome of luxury living at MacDonald Highlands, one of Henderson's most exclusive communities nestled amidst the stunning McCullough Mountains. Behind meticulously landscaped, 24-hour guard-gated entrances lies a desert sanctuary renowned for its privacy, security, and unparalleled exclusivity. Discover custom-designed estates, a private golf course, and top-tier amenities, including fitness centers and tennis courts, all curated to elevate your lifestyle to extraordinary heights.
At MacDonald Highlands, every detail is meticulously crafted to offer a lifestyle of opulence and prestige. Enjoy panoramic views of the iconic Las Vegas Strip and the majestic skyline from each custom homesite, situated high above the Las Vegas Valley. Immerse yourself in the unrivaled luxury of the DragonRidge Country Club, boasting a world-renowned 18-hole golf course and a comprehensive array of upscale amenities.

Founder and developer Rich MacDonald envisioned MacDonald Highlands as the ultimate haven for those seeking to elevate their lifestyle. As Southern Nevada's premier luxury community, MacDonald Highlands offers an unparalleled living experience that transcends expectations. Secure your custom homesite today and embark on a journey toward luxury living at its finest.

Additional Amenities

  • Tennis, Basketball, and Volleyball Courts: Adjacent to the Athletic Center, indulge in a range of outdoor activities with five championship tennis courts, including a stadium seating center court for professional tournaments. Enjoy tennis lessons tailored to all skill levels and ages, emphasizing junior tennis and USTA adult league play. Families can bond over outdoor recreation with an outdoor basketball court and sand volleyball court.
  • Athletic Center: Experience luxury fitness at the 15,000 sq. ft. DragonRidge Fitness Center, featuring Men’s and Ladies Locker Rooms with sauna, steam room, and whirlpool. Discover two group exercise rooms, private Pilates and Massage studios, and 4500 sq. ft. of strength and cardio equipment offering scenic views of the "Las Vegas Strip" while exercising.
  • Fitness Class Programs: Enjoy complimentary fitness and exercise programming, including yoga, spin class, mat Pilates, stretch, and bar classes. Stay updated with the latest fitness trends and programming provided by the Fitness staff.
  • Personal Training: Elevate your fitness journey with on-site personal trainers offering private individual conditioning, sport-specific training for golf and tennis, and overall wellness services such as nutrition and dietary counseling.
  • Pro-shop and Fitness Café: Explore the fully stocked Pro-shop offering athletic and tennis apparel, equipment, and racquet stringing services for your convenience. Recharge at the Fitness Café with a selection of sports drinks, healthy smoothies, juices, and Starbucks coffee.

Overview for MacDonald Highlands, NV

38,356 people live in MacDonald Highlands, where the median age is 43.8 and the average individual income is $49,452. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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43.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for MacDonald Highlands, NV

MacDonald Highlands has 15,372 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in MacDonald Highlands do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 38,356 people call MacDonald Highlands home. The population density is 3,580.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.76 / 51.24%

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Schools in MacDonald Highlands, NV

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The following schools are within or nearby MacDonald Highlands. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Foothills Montessori School
PreK - 8th
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Twitchell Neil C Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Vanderburg John Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Dj's Community Christian Academy
K - 7th
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