Sierra Canyon Overview
Sierra Canyon in Reno, Nevada is a Del Webb active adult community located on the south slope of the Peavine Mountains. It is the only age-restricted community in Reno that offers both new construction and resale homes. Clean air, no state income taxes, and the mild four-season climate of northern Nevada make Sierra Canyon a perfect choice for those 55 and over. Sierra Canyon will have over 1,200 homes upon completion and is part of the master-planned golf community of Somersett.
Sierra Canyon Amenities
At the center of Sierra Canyon is Aspen Lodge, Del Webb's 18,805 square-foot clubhouse. To stay in shape, the Aspen Lodge provides an indoor heated lap pool, an aerobics room, a second-story indoor walking track, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.�For socializing indoors, the clubhouse provides a ballroom, a great room, and a catering kitchen. Two billiards tables and an arts and crafts room are also available for some friendly competition or joining a new club.
Residents can also stay in shape by joining a friend at the tennis courts for a quick game before relaxing in the outdoor spa and hot tub. They can also enjoy the Sierra views along with their friends and neighbors by utilizing the spacious patio area at Aspen Lodge. Golfers also enjoy discounted rates for two rounds of golf per year and access to the driving range at the Somersett Country Club and the Canyon Nine Golf Course.
Sierra Canyon Homes & Real Estate
Despite million dollar Sierra mountain views, Sierra Canyon offers affordable single-family homes with reasonable association fees. Construction started in 2004 by Del Webb, who now offers one to three bedroom floor plans with two and three-car garages available as a new or resale home.
Del Webb in Reno has crafted the homes with some of the latest sought after floor plans and intimate designs. Kitchens are open to the family and dining rooms to suit modern lifestyles and easy entertaining. Signature upgrades, such as granite counters, tile floors, and stainless steel appliances, are generally included. Homes in the Sierra Canyon adult community range in size from 1,225 to 2,575 square feet.
Sierra Canyon Lifestyle
A full-time activity director is on hand to assist with activities such as community parties and events. Over 50 different clubs cater to interests from astronomy to wine. Each club is headed by a Sierra Canyon resident. For a little taste of Las Vegas, there are even poker clubs, and the clubhouse features its very own game room.
To experience the great scenery of Sierra Canyon at its best, active adults can join the biking group, golf outings, or the downhill ski group. For indoor recreation, Sierra Canyon offers several classes that range from aqua zumba to the Wii league. There are also several opportunities to meet your new neighbors with community cocktail parties, the newcomer greeting group, and wine socials. There are also several opportunities to explore a new hobby, whether it be learning Spanish, attending a water color class, or joining the gardening club. �
Sierra Canyon is only a 10-minute drive from the closest hospital and fifteen minutes away from downtown Reno and the Reno International Airport. Downtown Reno offers many opportunities for gambling, and a huge mall. For quieter activities, Reno's Nevada Museum of Arts is a good option. Reno also has many year-round festivals as well as a large variety of fine and casual dining spots. The surrounding area offers numerous ski resorts, several dozen golf courses, and even white water rafting. For great winter time options, Lake Tahoe is only a scenic 30-minute drive away from the Sierra Canyon community. With the state capitol of Carson City and the historic, wild-west town of Virginia a short drive away, active adults in Reno, Nevada will love life at Sierra Canyon.