With its year-round sunshine, the Valley of the Sun is an ideal place in which to enjoy one’s retirement years. Seniors who don’t want to worry about the upkeep and maintenance of a home, and who are in good health often want a community where they can focus on pursuing their personal hobbies and interests. An active independent living retirement community may be the perfect fit for these individuals. Whether it’s renting an apartment or purchasing a condo or single-family home, the Valley of the Sun has multiple options from which to choose.
When considering which community to choose, focusing on the proximity of shopping centers and grocery stores, local health-care providers is a good start. One such community is Sun City (Del Webb) which is the original and the largest active adult 55+ community in the Valley of the Sun. With 46,000 homes including single family, townhomes and duplexes, Sun City also is home to 7 recreation centers, 16 shopping centers, 8 golf courses and 2 lakes. Pursuing hobbies and interests will be a snap with Sun City’s more than 200 clubs and interest groups.
Pebble Creek, a Robson Community in Goodyear, Arizona, is another 55+ adult community located 17 miles west of downtown Phoenix, and is close to shopping, medical and golf facilities. The community features two championship courses, the Eagle’s Nest and Tuscany Hills. With green spaces, tennis and fitness centers, recreational and social activities, Pebble Creek and its energy efficient homes may be the perfect choice.
Queen Creek, Arizona is a beautiful desert city and is home to Solera at Johnson Ranch (Del Webb), with its active adult gated community of single family homes, with an exclusive clubhouse and amenities. As part of the larger Johnson Ranch master planned community, active adults can access of all of the amenities available. Sunland Springs Village (Farnsworth) in Mesa, just off the Superstition Freeway, is a 55+ adult community with 2,890 homes near popular shopping and dining destinations. With 27 holes of golf, tennis and volleyball courts, and 2 outdoor pools, Sunland Springs and its single family, townhouse and golf course condo options offers something for everyone.
Located south of the 202 (San Tan Freeway) in Gilbert, the 55+ adult community of Trilogy at Power Ranch, a Shea Homes development, features 2,035 single family luxury homes. With shopping and medical facilities close by, as well as a golf course and a center for higher learning, this gated community is worth a look.
I will be happy to help you explore your options and navigate this exciting period of your lives.