CHENAL VALLEY AREA
Located within what’s considered West Little Rock, but with an essence all its own, Chenal Valley begs to be singled out. Its many distinguished qualities lure longtime Little Rock residents and newcomers alike to reside within its 4,800 scenic acres on which 34 separate neighborhoods have been established. A lot of the acreage has been set aside to create green space, making its neighborhoods even more desirable. Where to Retire magazine recently named Chenal Valley the best master-planned communities in Arkansas, and among the top 50 in the United States.
Several of the neighborhoods, including a luxury condo development, sit along Chenal Country Club’s two championship golf courses. And the entire area is nestled along verdant west Chenal Parkway within rolling hills and towering trees. Residents enjoy the serenity and privacy mere minutes from every urban comfort.
The Promenade at Chenal, for instance, is a one-stop shop for retail therapy, dining and entertainment. This open-air center is home to a variety of merchants including Apple, J. Crew, Lululemon, Anthropologie and Nike. Restaurants include Local Lime, YaYa’s Euro Bistro, Big Orange, a local favorite for inventive burgers and shakes. The Promenade is also home to the only IMAX theater in town: the Chenal 9 movie theater. Beyond The Promenade, there’s the exceptional Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse, Mellow Mushroom and Chuy’s.
On the weekends, Chenal's many parks and pools are a big hit with families, and Pinnacle Mountain State Park constantly beckons the entire metro to climb to its peak for an incredible view.
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