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.
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.