Las Vegas Country Estates

My Mission is to find your unique place in the world -
a place that is your home.

Founder Bio

Since 1995, Pauline van Betten has dependably served as a Licensed Real Estate Agent, specializing in the acquisition and sale of country estates, building lots, and acreage. She and her team have handled hundreds of transactions for homes and acreage in rural and rare locations such as Blue Diamond, Lovell Canyon, Mount Charleston, Calico Basin, Cold Creek, Mountain Springs, and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. A full-time agent, van Betten has also volunteered for 20 years on the executive board of Save Red Rock, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of Red Rock Canyon. She has served on the Clark County Red Rock Citizens Advisory Council since 2015 and was appointed by the Clark County Commission to oversee an Environmentally Sensitive Lands Task Force in 2003.  Her decades of expertise in environmental conservation, land planning, and land management give her a deep understanding of the complexity of these beautiful yet idiosyncratic rural area.

Among van Betten’s areas of proficiency is the procurement of government funding for the government acquisition of environmentally sensitive lands throughout Nevada.

Under her leadership, the Las Vegas Country Estates team delivers the highest level of service and care for those looking for unique homes in the rural communities in and around Las Vegas.

Community and environment


Save Red Rock is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to preserve, protect, and enhance the natural, cultural, recreational, and scenic resources in and around the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. As a founding member and Executive Director for over 15 years, van Betten directed the organization’s many initiatives to preserve the beauty of Red Rock Canyon and the peaceful, pristine natural experience enjoyed by millions of visitors. In addition to her professional support of the nonprofit, van Betten is an avid hiker and climber. She is among the very fortunate first dozen climbers to discover this climbing mecca. In fact, it is the power of this early climbing experience which motivates her across the decades to work to preserve this extraordinary natural wonder.

Land Specialist Red Rock Citizens Advisory Board

While working to protect and preserve Red Rock Canyon through Save Red Rock, van Betten established herself as a leading environmental advocate in Southern Nevada. In 2003, she was appointed by the Clark County Commission to serve on the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Task Force, an 18-member committee charged with developing criteria to identify environmentally sensitive lands to establish priorities for the purchase of those lands with Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act funds (SNPLMA). In fact, she has historically brokered the sale of over $12 million dollars of Clark County’s environmentally sensitive lands to the US Government, utilizing funds from SNPLMA.

In 2015 Pauline was appointed by the Clark County Commission to work on the Red Rock Citizen’s Advisory Council, a role in which she still serves. The RRCAC advises the County Commissioners on local land use issues including zone changes, special use permits, zoning variances, and community safety and sustainability issues.

Pauline also founded Save Lovell Canyon in 2016 to address the degradation of an environmentally significant area in the Spring Mountain Range. Her love of the environment and commitment to protect it knows no bounds.

In The News

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