Sunset Hills

Residents of Sunset Hills enjoy endless shopping and dining opportunities.

Welcome to Sunset Hills

 
A small community bursting with luxury mansions on beautiful, tree-lined streets.
 
Part of the original Country Club District developed by Jesse Clyde “J.C.” Nichols between 1906-1953, Sunset Hills is a small pocket community that offers a walkable neighborhood with plenty of things to do. Situated near the Mission Hills neighborhood, Sunset Hills bursts with high-end luxury mansions on large properties and backdrops of rolling Missouri landscapes. Ideal for those looking to live outside of the city but who crave easy access to award-winning restaurants and upscale shopping, Sunset Hills is the perfect destination to satisfy your needs. Enjoy beautiful, tree-lined streets dotted with stately mansions and experience the best of Midwest living just minutes from downtown Kansas City. 
 

What to Love

 
  • Close to upscale amenities in downtown Kansas City
  • Excellent public and private school districts
  • Fantastic local restaurants and boutiques

Local Lifestyle

 
Residents of Sunset Hills enjoy a slow-paced lifestyle. Choose from large, single-family homes on tree-lined streets or newly constructed mansions sitting on several acres — the housing market in this neighborhood offers something for all styles and tastes. Home to many young families and professionals commuting to Kansas City, this charming neighborhood is a coveted destination for anyone looking to experience the best of Midwest, small-town life. 
 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

 
Residents of Sunset Hills enjoy endless shopping and dining opportunities at the Country Club Plaza, a 15-block shopping center inspired by Spanish architecture that features top designer brands and award-winning restaurants. The Plaza is centrally located near The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. In addition to the perfect shopping day, there are plenty of other experiences to be had nearby. The Plaza features high-end retail, luxury condominiums, office towers, stunning fountains, boutique hotels, elegant restaurants, and nightlife.
 
A few popular restaurants on the Plaza include:
 
Shops on the Plaza include J Crew, Restoration Hardware, Ann Taylor, J McLaughlin, Kate Spade, Tivol Jewelry, Barnes & Noble, and Vineyard Vines, with a Nordstrom coming in 2023. 
 

Things to Do

 
Jacob L. Loose Park is one of Kansas City’s most popular and beloved green spaces. At 75-acres, this park was the primary site of the Battle of Westport during the Civil War and is now home to playgrounds, pavilions, an expansive rose garden, tennis courts, and hiking trails to explore. Reserve a picnic area for your next event and enjoy the best views in Sunset Hills. 
 
A unique way to spend the day for all ages, The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures educates, inspires, and delights children and adults. Established in 1982 with the collections of Mary Harris Francis and Barbara Hall Marshall, the museum has expanded to include over 86,000 objects — the most extensive fine-scale collection in the world. Attend a program or special event, visit the rotating exhibits, and learn all there is to know about the gigantic world of miniatures! 
 
Mission Hills Country Club is a family-owned private community in the heart of Kansas City. Its sprawling green acres includes a championship golf course with a 6,454-yard Par 70 layout, one of the area’s most prized and time-tested designs by architect Tim Bendelow. The club features an award-winning pro shop and diverse cultural events for adults, and a golfing program for children to learn the game on an award-winning course. The clubhouse offers impeccable culinary meals made fresh daily in an intimate dining space and includes a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art fitness/wellness center. 
 

Schools 

 
There are several high-achieving public and private schools in Sunset Hills. A few include:
 

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