Phoenix, AZ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

42 Active Adult Communities in Phoenix Area

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Sun City

Sun City, AZ

Below $100k–Low $600s

27,492 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

Sun City West

Sun City West, AZ

Below $100k–Low $600s

16,900 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Sun City Grand

Surprise, AZ

Low $100s–Mid $400s

9,802 Homes

45+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

High $100s–High $500s

7,200 Homes

45+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Sun Lakes

Sun Lakes, AZ

Below $100k–High $500s

6,683 Homes

40+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Manufactured

Resale Homes Only

PebbleCreek

Goodyear, AZ

High $100s–Mid $600s

6,200 Homes

40+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Mid $100s–Low $400s

4,600 Homes

40+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Mid $100s–Low $400s

3,910 Homes

40+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

Mid $100s–Low $400s

3,800 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Low $200s–High $500s

3,500 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Mid $100s–High $400s

2,890 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Below $100k–High $100s

2,732 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Below $100k–High $400s

2,664 Homes

45+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

High $100s–Low $800s

2,450 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Below $100k–High $200s

2,437 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Trilogy at Encanterra

San Tan Valley, AZ

High $100s–Mid $600s

2,400 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Below $100k–Mid $200s

2,296 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Manufactured

Resale Homes Only

Province

Maricopa, AZ

Low $100s–Mid $400s

2,217 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

High $100s–Low $600s

2,035 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Arizona Traditions

Surprise, AZ

High $100s–Mid $300s

1,768 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Ventana Lakes

Peoria, AZ

Low $100s–High $200s

1,701 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

CantaMia

Goodyear, AZ

Mid $100s–Low $500s

1,700 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Mid $100s–Mid $300s

1,686 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Mountainbrook Village

Gold Canyon, AZ

High $100s–High $400s

1,659 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Corte Bella

Sun City West, AZ

High $100s–High $500s

1,650 Homes

45+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Sunbird

Chandler, AZ

Below $100k–Mid $200s

1,631 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Manufactured

Resale Homes Only

Sun Village

Surprise, AZ

Below $100k–High $200s

1,382 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Terravita

Scottsdale, AZ

Low $400s–Low $1Ms

1,380 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Mission Royale

Casa Grande, AZ

Mid $100s–Low $300s

1,292 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Solera

Chandler, AZ

High $100s–High $300s

1,149 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Sundance

Buckeye, AZ

Mid $100s–Mid $200s

1,102 Homes

45+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Rio Verde

Rio Verde, AZ

High $100s–Low $1Ms

980 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

High $100s–Low $500s

905 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Springfield

Chandler, AZ

Mid $100s–Low $300s

742 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Mid $100s–Low $300s

727 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Tonto Verde

Rio Verde, AZ

Low $300s–Low $1Ms

717 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Winfield

Scottsdale, AZ

Mid $300s–High $1Ms

511 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Bellasera

Scottsdale, AZ

Mid $300s–Mid $800s

360 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Ironwood Village

Casa Grande, AZ

Low $100s–Low $200s

264 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Verde Groves

Mesa, AZ

Mid $100s–Mid $200s

210 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Heritage Village IV

Scottsdale, AZ

Mid $300s–Low $400s

162 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Villa de Jardines

Casa Grande, AZ

Low $100s–Mid $200s

120 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Phoenix AZ Active Adult Communities

Overview

Phoenix, Arizona is one of the most popular retirement destinations in the country. In fact, Phoenix is home to the country’s first 55+ active adult community. Sun City northwest of Phoenix opened its doors for sales on January 1, 1960 and experienced outstanding success. Since then, active retirement communities in Phoenix have come a long way. The warm weather, abundant sunshine and low cost of living has attracted 55 and older retirees from all parts of the country and around the world. As a result, the number of Phoenix active adult communities has grown tremendously in recent decades.

Homes and amenities are certainly popular attractions for many 55 and over residents, but the real draw to Phoenix active retirement communities is the lifestyle. Most of the active adult communities in Phoenix, Arizona include an exciting lineup of clubs, activities and events that cater to older adults. There are clubs and interest groups in everything from sports and fitness to cards and crafts. Plus, a never-ending lineup of social activity will leave you wondering where all your time went. Regardless of your passions or interests in life, you will certainly find other like-minded residents at one of the many Phoenix 55+ active adult retirement communities who share your zest for living life to the fullest. 

Climate & Geography

Phoenix is located in the south-central part of Arizona between Tucson and Flagstaff. The metropolitan area is known as the “Valley of Sun” and the city itself is made up of 15 urban villages.  With a subtropical desert climate, Phoenix has hot summers and warm winters with an average of over 330 days of sunshine. Typical of the Sonoran Desert, where Phoenix lies, precipitation is light throughout the most of the year.

Most of the Phoenix, Arizona active adult and retirement communities are actually spread in the outlying suburbs in places like Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Surprise, Sun City, Goodyear, Buckeye and elsewhere. Since the original Sun City community started over half a century ago, there have been several dozen large-scale active adult communities in Phoenix, Arizona and its surrounding suburbs. In addition to the larger active adult communities there are many intimate age-restricted retirement communities in Phoenix, Arizona. In fact, there are over 100,000 households in 55+ age-restricted retirement communities in Phoenix, Arizona.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

If golf is your game, a Phoenix active adult golf course community might suit you best. Nearly every active adult community in Phoenix includes a golf course and many of the communities include several or more courses. In fact, Sun City, the largest active adult retirement community in Phoenix, includes 11 golf courses.

There are many opportunities to experience fine arts and culture with many venues throughout the Phoenix Area. The Phoenix Symphony Hall is home to the Arizona Opera, Ballet Arizona, and Phoenix Symphony Orchestra. There are dozens of museums throughout the valley including the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Military Museum, Arizona Science Center, and Heard Museum. 

There are a large number of parks and recreation areas. The city alone has 189 parks that make up 33,000 acres with facilities for hiking, camping, swimming, climbing, cycling, and horseback riding. The Desert Botanical Garden and Phoenix Zoo are popular outdoor attractions.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Phoenix’s cost of living is 1.5% above the national average. The median household income in $52,589 and median home price is $147,800. The homes in Phoenix 55-plus communities are applauded for their affordability, low maintenance and single level living. Whether you prefer a small one bedroom villa or an elegant estate home with golf course views, you will surely find a comfortable place to call home at one of the retirement communities in Phoenix, AZ. Buyers will find homes priced from under $100,000 to over $1 million and everywhere in between at Phoenix active retirement communities.

Healthcare

The Phoenix metropolitan area is services by 56 hospitals. Some of the top-ranked facilities include Mayo Clinic, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital, Arizona Heart Institute, Banner Health, and Barrow Neurological Institute.

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