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Northwest Reno is located on the southern side of the foothills separating Reno from the North Valleys. Nestled against the Sierra Nevada mountains, this vibrant community offers something for everyone. With a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a variety of outdoor recreational activities, this is a must-see community for potential buyers.

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Northwest Reno, Real Estate Market

Reno is a city in the northwest U.S. state of Nevada, near the California border. It is the fourth-largest city in the state, with a population of about 235,000. The city is known for its casinos and entertainment options, as well as its proximity to Lake Tahoe. Reno was founded in 1868 and quickly became a hub for transportation and commerce. The city continued to grow throughout the 20th century, eventually becoming known as the "Biggest Little City in the World."


Northwest Reno is home to some of the city's most desirable real estate. Here you'll find quiet streets, abundant green spaces, and plenty of family-friendly amenities. With its convenient location just minutes from downtown Reno, Northwest Reno offers the perfect mix of suburban living and city excitement.


Reno is a city that is rapidly growing and changing. In recent years, there has been an influx of new residents, businesses, and development. One area that has seen a lot of growth is Northwest Reno where you will find a diverse housing market, with something to suit every taste and budget. There are apartments, condos, townhomes, and single-family homes available, as well as a variety of rental properties. There are also a number of different neighborhoods to choose from, each with its own unique character. Some popular neighborhoods in Northwest Reno include West University, Kings Row, and West 4th Street. Other neighborhoods that make up this community include:


  • Hilltop Park
  • Sky Country Park
  • Las Brisas Park
  • Terrace Sports Complex
  • Valley Wood Park
  • Northgate Park
  • Canyon Creek Park
  • Rainbow Ridge Park


The homes for sale in Northwest Reno range in price from the mid to high $200,000 to over a $3.5 million dollars. Listings in the area offer a variety of features and amenities that will appeal to a wide range of buyers. A number of homes have open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, luxurious bathrooms, and plenty of storage space.

Northwest Reno, Community Amenities

The area is home to a number of parks and recreation areas, as well as a variety of shopping and dining options. There are also plenty of cultural attractions, such as the Nevada Museum of Art and the Wilbur D. May Museum.


Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is a 1,200-acre park that features a variety of amenities, including picnic areas, and hiking trails. The park is also home to the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which includes over 150 species of trees and shrubs. Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is a popular destination for both residents and visitors to the Reno area.


Golfers in Northwest Reno have plenty of courses to choose from, whether they are looking for a challenging course or one that is more forgiving. There are many popular courses for golfers to enjoy and some of them include:



Some of the restaurants that can be found in the community are:



There is a large variety of retailers nearby, which include:


  • Canyon Center
  • Ridgeview Plaza
  • McQueen Crossing Shopping Center

School Information

Northwest Reno falls under the Washoe County School District. The Washoe County School District is the second largest school district in the state of Nevada. It serves a diverse population of over 64,000 students in 114 schools. The district includes both traditional public schools and charter schools. It is committed to providing a quality education for all students, regardless of their background or circumstances. The district offers a wide range of programs and services to support its students, including early childhood education, special education, ESL classes, and college prep courses. In addition, the district works closely with community partners to provide resources and support to families. The Washoe County School District is committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to succeed. Some of the schools that can be found in Northwest Reno include:


Melton Elementary School

6575 Archimedes Ln, Reno, NV | Kindergarten - Grade 5 | Student Enrollment: 529


Clayton Middle School

1295 Wyoming Ave, Reno, NV | Grade 6 - Grade 8 | Student Enrollment: 776


McQueen High School

6055 Lancer St, Reno, NV | Grades 9 - Grade 12 | Student Enrollment: 1,639


Along with excellent public schooling options available in Northwest Reno, those who are interested in private education also have choices. Offering both religious and non-religious instruction, private schools in the area include:


Riverview Christian Academy

7125 West 4th Street Reno, NV | Grades 1 - Grades 8 | Private, Christian Student Enrollment: 36


St. Albert the Great Catholic School

1255 St Alberts Dr, Reno, NV | Kindergarten-Grade 8 | Private, Catholic Student Enrollment: 285


For those students who wish to continue their education post-high school, there are many wonderful universities and colleges that are located just outside of Northwest Reno. They include:



Surrounding Neighborhoods

Northeast Reno


Northeast Reno is a growing community with a lot to offer. The area is home to a number of schools, parks, and businesses, and there are plenty of things to do for residents of all ages. In recent years, Northeast Reno has seen a surge in popularity, and the community is only getting bigger and better. With its convenient location and wide range of amenities, it's no wonder that so many people are choosing to call Northeast Reno home. There are a variety of homes available with prices starting in the low to mid $200,000 to $1.5 million.


Living in Reno


As the 3 largest city in Nevada, Reno is a popular destination for tourists and businesses alike. Situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno offers a plethora of outdoor activities year-round, from skiing and hiking in the winter to golfing and rafting in the summer. In addition to its many recreational opportunities, Reno is also home to a thriving arts and culture scene. The city is home to several museums, theaters, and live music venues, and hosts a number of annual festivals and events. Whether you're looking for an exciting place to visit or a great place to call home, Reno has something to offer everyone.

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