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Living in South Suburban Reno

South Suburban Reno is located south of Reno near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and is in the MLS area 165. Neighborhoods that comprise South Suburban Reno include Arrowcreek, Thomas Creek Estates, Wolf Run, Fieldcreek, Saddlehorn and Southwest Vistas. Arrowcreek is a gated community within this area. The average asking price is $788,000 with most of these Reno homes having an average of 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3-4 car garage and 3500 square feet. The homes sit on an average of 0.8 acres and the average age of the houses were built in 2000. As with many of the outlying areas of Reno/Sparks, the commute time to downtown Reno is approximately 20 minutes.

If you are moving to South Suburban Reno has you will find several parks and golf courses located directly in the neighborhood. Arrowcreek also contains a private country club http://theclubatarrowcreek.com with two separate golf courses, a pool and clubhouse. The Legend Course was designed by Arnold Palmer and Fuzzy Zoeller helped with the Challenge Course. Nearby, is Wolf Run Golf Club which hosts a full-service pro shop, driving range, putting green and short game area. One of the bigger parks in south Reno is located in South Suburban Reno. The South Valleys Regional Complex features three soccer fields, a Little League four-plex and two picnic pavilions. There are also regular picnic areas, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts and playground areas. Along with the South Valleys Complex are four neighborhood parks. Saddlehorn Park is located in the subdivision of the same name and is maintained through the homeowner’s association. Thomas Creek Park includes a tennis court, basketball and volleyball courts along with playground and picnic areas. Whites Creek Park is a six acre park with a multi-purpose field, playground and couple of picnic sites. Arrow Creek Park has a small amphitheater with a lawn area of about three acres. With access to Thomas Creek Trail and three horse parking spaces, Arrow Creek Park is great for riders.  Follow this link to Washoe County Parks for reservations and more information, https://www.washoecounty.us/parks/parks/park_directory/mt_rose_district/index.php

The South Valleys Library, located in the South Valleys Regional Complex, opened in 2003 and has many amenities for the community.  http://www2.washoecounty.us/library/south_valleys.html  There is a Teen Zone where young adults can do homework or read with a choice of many new fiction from popular authors. For the little kids, the library has the Neil J. Redfield Young People’s Library with kid friendly furnishings and a STEM Spot with four touchscreen computers loaded with games and activities to encourage learning. The library also has nineteen public computers where you can use many Microsoft Office programs and a resume builder, and in “The Gallery” are exhibits that alternate throughout the year.

Located in this area is the Redfield Campus for the University of Nevada.  http://www.redfieldcampus.unr.edu  Combining the resources of the University of Nevada, TMCC, The Redfield Foundation and local businesses, this campus offers an adaptable schedule for students, both new and those currently in the workforce.  This campus is also becoming a leader in geothermal technology and other renewable energy.   

For Washoe County School District, South Suburban Reno is zoned for Galena High School, Pine Middle School and three elementary schools, Hunsberger Elementary, Lenz Elementary and Pleasant Valley Elementary.

Nearby is a smaller shopping center called Galena Junction. Across form Galena High School and Redfield Campus, Galena Junction is anchored by Raleys, a grocery store, McDonalds, Starbucks, Great Clips and a UPS Store to name a few. A little further south is The Summit Mall, one of the major shopping centers in the Reno/Sparks area. An outdoor shopping mall, The Summit hosts Dillard’s, Century Theaters, Coach, Orvis, Apple, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma and many more upscale shops.

If you are looking for an upscale area with many parks and great shopping nearby, South Suburban Reno is a good neighborhood to purchase a home for sale.

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