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~The Vistas ~ Sparks, Nevada~

The Vistas were built in the late 1990's and consist of approximately 1470 single family homes located in the Spanish Springs Area of Sparks, Nevada. Residents who live in this area enjoy beautiful views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, views of Reno, Sparks and the Spanish Springs Valley.

Amenities in this neighborhood include paved walking paths, maintained common areas, public parks, an annual picnic to "get to know your neighbors" sponsored by the Vistas Home Owner's Association.

Single story and two story homes make up the Vistas neighborhood. Two story homes offer 4 and 5 bedrooms, 2 and 3 bathrooms, loft areas, walk in closets, walk in pantries, double ovens, dining rooms, living rooms, family rooms, retreats, laundry rooms and 3 car garages.

The most recent two story home sold for $369,000 in October, 2008. Currently, there are three similar models listed in the Northern Nevada Regional Multiple Listing Service (NNRMLS).

Single story homes range from 3 & 4 bedrooms, 3 car garages, 2 & 3 bathrooms, great rooms, breakfast nooks, walk in closets, laundry rooms. There are 4 to 5 different single story floor plans to choose from.

Most the the homes in the Vistas sit on lot sizes ranging from 9,000 to 14,000  square feet. Many homes are located in cul-de-sac's and have unobstructed views of the mountains and/or valley

According to the NNRMLS, 13 homes were sold in the Vistas in 2008 with an average price of $299,000.


School aged children living in the Vistas attend the following schools:

Bud Beasely Elementary School~ 2100 Canyon Pkwy, Sparks, NV 89436 ~ 775-626-5250

Mendive Middle School ~ 1900 Whitewood Drive, Sparks, NV 89434 ~ 775-353-5990

Reed High School ~1350 Baring Blvd., Sparks, NV ~ 775-353-5700

To learn more about the Washoe County School District in Northern Nevada, click here.


Like to Ski? Want to learn how?

The Mt. Rose Ski Resort is a local favorite. It is close, convenient and affordable. Call 1-800-Ski-Rose for all the latest snow information, pricing and times.


The following is a list of information that may be useful when moving to the Spark's area.

City of Sparks 775-353-2350

City of Sparks Police Department 775-353-2231

City of Sparks Fire Department 775-353-2231

Sierra Pacifie Power Company (NV Energy) 775-834-4011

Truckee Meadows Water Authority 775-834-8080

Waste Management 775-329-8822

Charter Communications 1-888-438-2427

Dish Network of Sparks, Nevada 1-800-381-4498

United States Post Office 775-626-6860

Reno Gazette Journal 775-788-6200

Sparks Tribune 775-358-8061

 To learn more about this neighborhood, or any other area in the Reno/Sparks areas, please feel free to contact me at 775-846-5424. I will be happy to assist you with all of your questions and real estate needs.

About The Author

Terrie Leighton is a Northern Nevada Residential Real Estate Specialist that can assist you with the purchase and/or sale of real estate in the Reno – Sparks metro area; or any place else in the country by connecting you with a relocation professional in your destination of choice.

To find all available homes for sale in the Reno - Sparks area of Northern Nevada, please visit

Terrie Leighton. Call me TODAY at (775)685-7788

Email me with your Reno - Sparks area questions


Authored by Terrie Leighton. January 2009. Terrie is a licensed real estate agent with Ferrari-Lund Real Estate in Northern Nevada. The information in this post is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed.





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Comment balloon 2 commentsTerrie Leighton • January 26 2009 01:59PM
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