Bella Vista, Arkansas

Bella Vista

Community Information

Homes, Townhomes:
$55,000 - $1,300,000
$1,000 - $50,000

Bella Vista
Bella Vista is an established 36,000-acre recreational destination in Northwest Arkansas featuring 5 regulation 18-hole golf courses, seven private lakes, swimming and tennis facilities, community recreation centers, walking trails and other amenities.

This member-based community, located just south of the Missouri border (about midway between Little Rock and Kansas City, MO), offers real estate for sale in various price ranges, including residential lots, single-family homes, condos and townhomes. Ranked in 2017 among the best places to retire by Forbes and the “Best Place to Keep Costs Low in Retirement” by Money Magazine in 2014, the community was also named the “Best Place to Raise Kids in Arkansas” by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2013.

Residents enjoy a broad selection of family-friendly social and recreational activities, with year-round golf, boating and fishing, a full-service marina, community parks and picnic areas, a tennis club, a shooting range and a variety of organized activities for all ages.
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Community Highlights
  • Acreage

    36,000 acres (14,568 hectares)

  • Clubhouses

    Multiple clubhouses and community recreation centers harboring an array of family-friendly sports facilities and social and event spaces

  • Golf

    Five 18-hole golf courses, one executive nine-hole course open year-round, two driving ranges, extensive practice facilities and five golf shops; accommodating to golfers of all skill-levels

  • Tennis/Pickleball

    On-site Kingsdale Tennis Center has eight lighted tennis courts and a tennis pro shop; tennis courts available at the Branchwood Recreation Center; courts available for pickleball play

  • Swimming

    Two seasonal outdoor swimming pools plus a 15-meter heated indoor pool at the Branchwood Recreation Center, open year-round; seasonal lake swimming in the community's four "no wake" lakes and a beach at Lake Avalon

  • Walking & Biking Trails

    Bella Vista and Northwest Arkansas have recently become known as a destination for Walking & Biking Trails with The Back 40, Tanyard Creek Nature Trail, Lake Bella Vista Trail, Blowing Springs Trail and the Lake Lomond and Branchwood Walking Trails.

  • Boating

    Seven private lakes at Bella Vista offer a variety of boating experiences, including motor boating and water skiing on the three largest lakes, and paddling or rowing on the four "no wake" lakes

  • Marina

    Full-service Loch Lomond Marina provides year-round and short-term boat slips, gas and bait sales, boat rentals and guide services; boat ramps available at all seven of Bella Vista's lakes, with community docks and leased shoreline mooring at various locations

  • Fishing

    All seven Bella Vista lakes are stocked with fish, including bass, bluegill, trout, crappie, sunfish and catfish; various fishing piers are available, including an enclosed and heated dock on Lake Avalon

  • Recreation

    Basketball, pickleball and racquetball courts, pool and snooker tables, more than a dozen parks, walking and biking trails, community pavilions and barbecue areas, two miniature golf courses, trap and skeet shooting, a pistol and rifle range and an active schedule of clubs, community events and youth activity programs

  • Blowing Springs RV Park

    64-space RV park with picnic areas, restroom and shower facility, laundry area and lounge, wireless internet, and access to Blowing Springs Trails and camping spots with fire pits

  • Shopping & Dining

    Various shopping and dining options located within the community, including two grocery stores, several pharmacies, and golf and tennis pro shops; Lakepoint Restaurant & Event Center located on Loch Lomond and BV Bar & Grill at the Country Club are POA-owned facilities; additional shops, restaurants and retail services located about 20 minutes away in Bentonville, Rogers and other nearby towns

  • Health Care

    24-hour emergency care and other medical services available at Mercy Emergency Care in Bella Vista

  • Airport Access

    Half an hour from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA), with scheduled service on Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, US Airways, and United

  • Lots For Sale

    Priced from $1,000 to $50,000

  • Townhomes For Sale

    Priced from $55,000 to $150,000

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from $55,000 to $1.3 million

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Void where prohibited.

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Bella Vista

98 Clubhouse Drive

Bella Vista, Arkansas 72715

36.478004 -94.258135

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Community News

Veterans Day Golf Tournament Supports State Veterans Home
Bella Vista, AR (November 8, 2017) – The Second Annual Veterans Day Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Country Club and Kingswood Golf Courses.  Play will begin with a 10 a.m. shotgun start and is limited to 72 four-person teams. [ read more ]

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Bella Vista is as close to paradise as you can get!

Mary R. - Verified Resident (Since May, 2007)

I love Bella Vista as there is so much to do in this area. We have 6 golf courses, 5 lakes for fishing, boating and swimming, hiking trails, bicycling trails and much, much more to do in this area. There is too much to do and too little time. The trees and mountains of the area are simply gorgeous. You have to come and see the best kept secret ...

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After 10 years Bella Vista is still our "heaven".

JB - Verified Resident (Since 2007)

Bella Vista has it all. We found the location by sheer serendipity. As we were looking for a retirement location in our full-time RV, a couple suggested we take alook. We did by stopping off at the BV RV park. And, the rest is history. The area had everything on our "must-have list": fly-fishing, affordable golf, social activity, great heal ...

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Heaven on earth

Former Nebraskans enjoying the good life - Verified Resident (Since house purchase 1993-Permanent since 2004 )

What can we say but that we love everything about being here and so do our families who come to visit. They know we are happy and safe.

I really like Bella Vista!

Sally N. - Verified Resident (Since 1995)

I've lived here for 22 years and really like the scenery...wooded hills and valleys. Plenty of stores, hardware store, drug stores, fitness centers, medical facilities, lots of lakes and golf courses, a terrific historical museum, informative weekly newspaper and more. So many organizations and activities, you can't be bore ...

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Living in paradise and surrounded by beauty.

Debbie Sorensen - Verified Resident (Since 2006)

We moved here 11 years ago and didn't know anyone. This is a great place to make new friends and to enjoy a great variety of amenities. No matter what you like to do: quilt, golf, cards, dance, bike, walk trails etc. You will find it here.

Bella Vista AR - Surprising, all in a good way

Susan Nuttall - Verified Resident (Since 2010)

Bella Vista is chock full of surprises. First, 4 distinct seasons where we boat and golf all year long. Second, wide range of housing to meet all levels of income, with low taxes. Third, the Property Owners Association maintains amazing amenities (6 lakes, 7 golf courses, over 30 miles of hiking and biking trails, pools, health centers and more) f ...

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