Leisure World® - Mesa, AZ

Quickfacts
Builder: Multiple Builders
Price Range:Below $100k – High $400s
Home Types:Single Family, Attached, Condos
Number of Homes:2,664
New/Resale:Resale Homes Only
Age Restriction:45+
Construction Dates:1972 – 1994
Gated:Yes
Rating: 1 Reviews
 

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Leisure World Overview

Leisure World® is an active adult community located in Mesa, Arizona. This large, gated community features 2,624 homes with views of the stunning Superstition Mountains to the east. Leisure World provides a home town atmosphere with easy access to Phoenix via Highway 60 and the 202 Freeway.

Leisure World® accepts residents as young as age 45, as long as 80 percent of all residents are 55 and over. This community consists of eight different districts. Each district has its own board which handles any type of community issues. Residents are encouraged to apply for positions on the boards.

Twelve man-made lakes within the community contribute to the small town atmosphere of the community. It even has its own post office and newspaper. Registered nurses at the wellness center provide excellent medical care for residents.

Leisure World® Amenities

A large clubhouse provides plenty of hobby rooms for arts, crafts, pottery, and sewing enthusiasts. A ballroom is also included for social events. A 10,000 square-foot state of the art fitness center with a fully certified staff provides training, either on a group or individual basis. Residents can also take advantage of the pools and sauna or steam room.

For outdoor activities at Leisure World® there are plenty of tennis, pickleball, bocce, and basketball courts. Walking and biking trails run throughout the community. Two lush golf courses provide another way to enjoy the outdoors. For leisurely days, a fully stocked library keeps over 15,000 books on hand. In between activities, computers with large letter and number keyboards allow residents to stay connected.

Leisure World® Homes & Real Estate

Leisure World® was started in 1972 and construction ended in 1994 with 2,664 homes. Multiple builders and over forty assorted floor plans show that Leisure World® is definitely not a cookie cutter community. Houses come equipped with single, double, and three car garages and feature tile or asphalt roofs.

Homes are reasonably priced and include duplexes, condos, attached, and detached homes, which range in sizes from 630 to 3,400 square feet. Traditional floor plans are common, so are vaulted ceilings as well as floors with smaller type tiles. Some previous owners may have done upgrades and these will be reflected in resale prices. HOA fees are reasonable and vary in cost according to landscaping preferences. Some homes feature desert landscaping, while others have grass.

Leisure World® Lifestyle

"Design your own lifestyle" is Leisure World's motto. A full time recreation department is on hand to organize group outings and bus trips. Hikes north to the high desert in the mountains are especially popular. Travel agents are on the grounds to assist with more complex plans and vacation needs. Residents run many different clubs and organizations which cater to every interest imaginable, including groups for diverse religious practices.

Area

Mesa is twenty miles outside of Phoenix Metro, yet has lots to offer with numerous museums, theaters, restaurants, shopping, professional sports, and arts and crafts fairs. In the immediate area, Leisure World® residents can enjoy the Mesa Swap Meet and Dana Park shopping, as well as the Fiesta Mall.

Mesa is home of the Mesa Arts Center and is in close proximity to Canyon Lake, which offers year-round water sport and camping activities. Williams Gateway Airport is only a 20 minute drive away from Leisure World®. Residents can also connect to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is 30 minutes away. Arizona State University is located in Tempe, west of Mesa.

Metro Phoenix offers countless attractions. Some of the most notable ones are the Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Garden, Piestewa Peak, the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Chase Field, Montezuma Castle, and South Mountain Park. While going to any of these destinations, a drive along Apache Trail will provide some of the best scenery in the country - especially if taken against the backdrop of the most spectacular Arizona sunsets.

Leisure World Amenities
  • Clubhouse
  • Card Room
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Sewing Studio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • 3 Ballrooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center - 10,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Aerobics Studio
  • Locker Rooms
  • Billiards
  • 2 18-Hole Golf Courses
  • 19th Hole Cafe
  • 3 Outdoor Pools
  • 6 Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Basketball Court
  • Scenic Ponds
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • RV Parking
Condos
Price Range: Below $100k – High $400s
There are a variety of single-level garden condos situated throughout the community. These homes offer the ultimate low-maintenance residences. Condos range from just under 1,000 square feet with one to three bedrooms. Please note: Due to the age of the community, floor planes are unavailable.
Attached Homes
Price Range: Below $100k – High $400s
There are a variety of attached homes in Leisure World. Homes are on average 1,270 square feet in size. Please note: Due to the age of the community, floor planes are unavailable.
Single Family Homes
Price Range: Below $100k – High $400s
There are a variety of single-family homes offered in Leisure World. Buyers can select from homes that range from under 1,000 to over 3,000 square feet. Please note: Due to the age of the community, floor planes are unavailable.

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Leisure World Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Leisure World. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • ACBL Bridge
  • Aerospace
  • Alzheimer's Support
  • Art Association
  • Balance & Mobility
  • Barbershoppers
  • Bible Study
  • Big Band
  • Bingo
  • Blood Drive
  • Body Sculpture
  • Canada
  • Ceramics
  • China Painting
  • Clogging Class
  • Colored Pencil
  • Community Theatre
  • Computer
  • Core Fusion
  • Couples Bridge
  • Cribbage
  • Dakota
  • Dance Aerobics
  • Democrats
  • Early Bird Walkers
  • Euchre
  • Fit Fore Golf
  • Genealogy
  • Hand & Foot
  • Hope Fellowship
  • Illinois Club
  • Iowa
  • Jewelry
  • Kansas
  • Ladies Billiards
  • Lapidary
  • Lawn Bowling
  • Line Dance
  • Lions
  • Low Vision Support Group
  • Mah Jongg
  • Men's Billiards
  • Mixed Chorus
  • Model Yacht
  • Paint & Brush
  • Pilates
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Pottery Class
  • Progressive Bridge
  • Quilters
  • Republicans
  • Rummy Kub
  • Shall We Round Dance
  • Shalom Group
  • Spanish Class
  • Stained Glass
  • Stretch Class
  • Tappers
  • Torah
  • Vikings
  • Water Aerobics
  • Western States
  • Wisconsin
  • Woodworking
  • Writers
  • Yoga
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Community Address: 908 S Power Rd., Mesa, AZ, 85206, USA
Leisure World Rating:  5 out of 5.0
Based on 1 Review.
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April 29, 2013 7:51 PM by Mary B. (Resident/Homeowner)5.0
I moved to Leisure World nearly 2 years ago and am very happy with the community so far. The condo I purchased was a great deal. I was willing to pay a little extra in the monthly fees to live in a condo with no maintenance to worry about taking care of. I've met a lot of other single women just like me and have pleasantly surprised with how friendly everyone is. I feel like part of a family here and that's been very important to me. The privacy here is nice too. There are gated entries so you have a feeling of safety and security too. I've taken fitness classes, done golfing lessons, water aerobics and I'm still trying new things!

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Leisure World Information
Address: 
908 S Power Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85206
Maricopa County
Association/Clubhouse: 
480-832-0003 Ext. 401
Additional Numbers:
Real Estate/Home Sales: 602-903-4376

 

 

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