Sun City Shadow Hills - Indio, CA

Sun City Shadow Hills Overview

Sun City Shadow Hills is Del Webb's second active adult community in the Coachella Valley. It is located in Indio, California two miles east of Sun City Palm Desert. This 55+ community is favored by buyers who want the latest desirable amenities and highly upgraded and affordable homes.

This community is a perfect retreat for active adults who want to get the most out of life. Construction began in 2003 after the completion of Sun City Palm Desert. Many retirees are lured to Sun City Shadow Hills by newer homes that offer modern floor plans and upgraded finishes. Upon completion, this community offers a diverse lineup of homes, plentiful amenities and an active lifestyle that Sun City is known for.

Sun City Shadow Hills Amenities

The Montecito clubhouse and Santa Rosa clubhouse are the central hub for all community activity. The 35,000 square-foot Montecito clubhouse boasts enviable amenities such as a state-of-the-art fitness center that includes the latest in high-end cardiovascular and weight training equipment, an aerobics and dance studio, arts and crafts studio, a bistro and indoor lap pool. There is also a grand ballroom, billiards hall, library, meeting rooms and a card room. Outside the Montecito clubhouse residents can enjoy the outdoor pool, five bocce ball courts, two shuffleboard courts and four lighted tennis courts.

The Santa Rosa clubhouse is a welcoming 14,000 square-foot facility that boast many amenities to stay both socially and physically active. Here residents can get into shape at the state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor walking track, enjoy a morning coffee at the Santa Rose Cafe, or attend a club in one of the meeting rooms. The Santa Rosa clubhouse also features a card room for attending game nights with neighbors. Outside of this beautiful facility there are two pickleball courts, one shuffleboard court, half of a basketball court and an outdoor pool with a patio.

Among the world-class amenities is the Shadow Hills Golf Course, which provides 18-holes of magnificent golf designed by the championship team of Lee Schmidt and Brian Curley. Skilled players and weekend novices alike will find an exciting challenge at Sun City Shadow Hills. Plus, a new par-3 course is great for residents who want to get out and work on their short game. Residents can also take their furry friends to two dog parks within the community or attend a performance at the amphitheater.

Sun City Shadow Hills Homes & Real Estate

This 55+ community offers some of the most desirable low-maintenance homes for sale in the Coachella Valley. Buyers can select from over 30 single-family floor plans that range from 1,099 to just under 3,000 square feet. Del Webb offers four collections including the Shadow Series, Santa Barbara Series, Living Well Collection and Santa Rose Series. Most of these beautiful single-level ranch-style homes include two bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage. Larger homes in the community feature up to three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and three-car garages. Some homes also offer a den or office as well as a golf cart space. Some of these homes are finely appointed with included features such as granite countertops, dramatically tall ceilings, and rear patios.

Sun City Shadow Hills Lifestyle

A steadily growing list of clubs and classes help community residents fill their days with exciting activities and events. Regardless of your passion, you are likely to find other like-minded residents who share your lifestyle interests. Those who like to stay physically active will appreciate the golf clubs, tennis, cardio classes, Zumba, Pilates and basketball. Those who love to play games will enjoy billiards, bocce, bridge, bunco, canasta and Mah Jongg.

Residents can also get creative by participating in the opera appreciation, creative arts, writer's, or ukulele strummers club. This welcoming atmosphere allows residents to explore new interests and hobbies while making lifelong friends. This community has a full-time activities director who is continuously planning activities to encourage residents to get to know each other, including movies on the lawn, happy hours with live music, and chili cook-offs.


Sun City Shadow Hills is located in Indio, California in the desirable Palm Springs area. For active adults who spend more time outdoors than in their home, Indio and the Coachella Valley is the perfect destination. The Valley is framed by the towering Santa Rosa, San Jacinto and San Gorgonio mountain ranges. The deep valleys and high ridges make for boundless recreational opportunities and breathtaking views. The warm weather and 350 days of sunshine a year have drawn retirees to the region for decades.

Palm Springs is just 15 miles west and is renowned for its world-class shopping, fine dining, casinos and festivals. Residents have easy access to local beaches as well as several medical facilities throughout the area. Living in Sun City Shadow Hills means having countless opportunities for hiking, biking, camping and fishing in the surrounding mountains. This community's convenient location is only two hours away from many airports including the Palm Springs International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Long Beach Airport, John Wayne Airport and San Diego International Airport. With so much to do in and around Sun City Shadow Hills it is easy to see why active adults in Indio, California are flocking to this active adult community.

Shadow Series

Shadow Series

Price Range: Mid $200s – Mid $700s

The Shadow Series are affordable, thoughtfully designed plans with maintenance-free living. These homes are located in Phase 2 of Sun City Shadow Hills and are available on a resale basis. Homes in this series feature two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two or two-and-a-half-car garage.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Granada 1,099 2 2 2
Cordoba 1,294 2 2 2
Valencia 1,652 2 + Den 2 2
Seville 1,723 3 2 2
Del Oro 1,880 3 2 2.5
Santiago 2,076 2 + Den 2 2
Merida 2,370 3 2 2

Santa Barbara Series

Santa Barbara Series

Price Range: Mid $200s – Mid $600s

The Santa Barbara Series homes are located in Phase 1 of Sun City Shadow Hills. These well-designed homes are now available only as resales. Homes in this series feature two to three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a two to three-car garage. Most of the models feature a den.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
San Ramon 1,191 2 2 2
San Olivia 1,349 2 + Den 2 2
San Ysidro 1,454 2 + Den 2 2
San Vincente 1,574 2 + Den 2 2
San Sebastian 1,763 2 + Den 2.5 3
San Emilio 1,806 2 + Den 2 2.5
San Benito 2,134 2 + Den 2 2.5
San Rafael 2,374 3 + Den 2.5 3
San Miguel 2,596 2 + Den 2.5 2.5

Santa Rosa Series

Santa Rosa Series

Price Range: High $200s – Mid $700s

The Santa Rosa Series was designed for space and comfort. These low-maintenance homes are located in Phase 2 of Sun City Shadow Hills and are available on a resale basis. These charming homes feature two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and a two to three-car garage.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Canterra 1,257 2 2 2
Montoya 1,432 2 + Den 2 2
Serrente 1,488 2 + Den 2 2
Avalino 1,763 2 + Den 2 2
Madera 1,854 2 + Den 2 2
Sorrano 2,115 3 + Den 3 2
Castellano 2,230 2 + Den 2.5 2.5
Dorado 2,446 2 + Den 2.5 3
Terraza 2,710 2 + Den 2.5 3
La Paz 2,971 3 + Den 3.5 3

Living Well Collection

Living Well Collection

Price Range: Low $200s – Mid $500s

The Living Well Collection are affordable, thoughtfully designed plans with maintenance-free living. These homes are located in Phase 3 of Sun City Shadow Hills and are available on a new or resale basis. The beautiful homes in this collection feature one to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms and a two to three-car garage.

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Embark 1,321 2 2 2 or 2.5
Hideaway 1,512 1 + Den or 2 + Den 2 2
Inspiration 1,660 1 + Den to 3 2 2 or 2.5
Hospitality 1,756 3 2 2
Retreat 1,952 2 + Den 2 2
Haven 2,023 3 2 2
Gathering 2,331 3 3 2
Connect 2,291 3 or 3 + Den 2.5 2.5
Californian 2,656 3 or 3 + Den 3 2 or 3
Socialite 2,955 3 3 2 or 3

Sun City Shadow Hills Amenities

Montecito Clubhouse

The Montecito is a 35,000 square-foot clubhouse that offers residents a wide variety of amenities. This beautiful facility allows residents to be involved within the community.

  • Clubhouse - 35,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Indoor Pool
  • State-of-the Art Fitness Center
  • Bistro
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Billiards Hall
  • Mara Monte Grand Ballroom
  • Card Room
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Library
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Table Tennis
  • Resort-Style Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • 4 Lighted Tennis Courts
  • 5 Bocce Ball Courts
  • 2 Shuffleboard Courts

Santa Rosa Clubhouse

The Santa Rosa is the second clubhouse within Sun City Shadow Hills. This 14,000 sqaure-foot facility features wonderful amenities to stay socially and physically active.

  • Clubhouse - 14,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Santa Rosa CafĂ©
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Indoor Walking Track
  • Business Center
  • Game Room
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Card Room
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Patio
  • 3 Pickleball Courts
  • 1 Shuffleboard Court
  • 4 Bocce Ball Courts
  • 2 Lighted Tennis Courts
  • 1/2 Basketball Court
  • Pro Shop

Shadow Hills Golf Club

Sun City Shadow Hills also has the Shadow Hills Golf Club, which has two 18-hole courses, a clubhouse, and on-site restaurant. Sun City Shadow Hills residents enjoy discounted rates.

  • Clubhouse
  • Shadows Restaurant
  • Pro Shop
  • 18-Hole Championship Golf Course
  • 18-Hole Par-3 Golf Course
  • Practice Facilities
  • Driving Range

Outdoor Amenities

Sun City Shadow Hills also features several outdoor amenities to enjoy the beautiful California climate.

  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Outdoor Amphitheater
  • 2 Dog Parks
  • Scenic Lakes & Ponds

Sun City Shadow Hills Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Sun City Shadow Hills. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Aerobics Class
  • Aqua Fitness Class
  • Autumn Hoedown
  • Backgammon
  • Balance the Brain Class
  • Baptist Church Group
  • Basketball
  • Bible Study
  • Billiards Club
  • Bocce Club
  • Bowlers
  • Bridge Club
  • Bus Trips
  • Bunco Club
  • Camera Club
  • Canasta Club
  • Cardio Class
  • Ceramics Club
  • Challenge Step Class
  • Chili Cook Off
  • Classy Niners
  • Comedy Night
  • Community Singers Club
  • Computer Club
  • Concerts 4 U
  • Core Conditioning Class
  • Creative Arts Club
  • Democrats
  • Desert Gardeners
  • Desert Life Solos Club
  • Discussion Forum Club
  • Games Plus Club
  • Gin Rummy
  • Golf Cart Parade
  • Happy Tappers Club
  • Hawaiian Luau
  • Holiday Gift Boutique
  • Holiday Parties
  • Jewelry Club
  • Jewish Outreach Group
  • Kings and Queens Card Club
  • Ladies 9-Hole Golf
  • Lady Putters Club
  • Let's Meet & Eat Club
  • Lifestyle Chat
  • Line Dancing
  • Live Music Happy Hour
  • Lively Liners Club
  • Luncheons
  • Magic Shows
  • Mah Jongg
  • Marathon Training
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mat PIlates
  • Men's 3.5 Tennis
  • Mexican Train
  • Monday Night Football
  • Motorcycle Riders
  • Movie Nights
  • Movies on the Lawn
  • Natural/Holistic Health Club
  • Needles & Pins
  • Oke-Dokey Karaoke Club
  • Opera Appreciation Club
  • Over the Hill Hikers
  • Paddle Tennis Club
  • Pan Club
  • Paper Crafters Club
  • Pairs' 9-Hole Golf Club
  • Performing Arts Club
  • Pet Adoption Fair
  • Pet Club
  • Pickleball Club
  • Pilates
  • Poker
  • Rainbow Friends Club
  • Readers Ink Club
  • Republican Club
  • Rimona Hadassah
  • Road Bicycle Riders
  • RV Club
  • Seminars
  • Shall We All Dance
  • Shuffleboard
  • Softball Club
  • Solos Club
  • Step Interval
  • Stitch in Time
  • Table Tennis Club
  • Tennis Club
  • That's Entertainment Club
  • The Voice
  • Topical Discussion
  • Total Body on Ball
  • Travel Club
  • Tuesday Night Putters Club
  • Tutta Bella Vino
  • Ukulele Strummers Club
  • Veterans Club
  • Wake Up Stretch
  • Wii Tennis
  • Women's 18-Hole Golf
  • Writer's Club
  • Yoga
  • Zumba Classes
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Sun City Shadow Hills
80814 Sun City Boulevard
Indio, CA 92203
Riverside County

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Salvie McFarlane (Resident/Homeowner)  |   Rating

Just bought our home on the golf course. The house is beautiful and the view is outstanding. Planning on spending our retirement enjoying this wonderful community

Nancy Martin (Resident/Homeowner)  |   Rating

I bought a new home in 2008 and I currently spend two months a year in SCSH in California. I love my home with its gorgeous view of the mountains. Vacation Pools, Inc. put in my dream pool and backyard this summer and it is absolutely stunning. The Clubhouse is always hopping, The indoor lap pool is wonderful! So is the gym! SCSH amenities remind me of those in a five star hotel. And the ocean is only a two hour drive away! I have been coming to the Coachella Valley since I was a teenager and I always wanted to retire here so this is truly a dream come true: to live in this world famous golf and retirement resort and to spend my days outdoors and in my pool. This is one gorgeous paradise!

John and Jean Kittock (Resident/Homeowner)  |   Rating

We have lived here as seasonal residents for the last 3 years. This is an amazing place . . . we are active golf and tennis players and this is the perfect place for our life style. It does get hot in the summer and we have some occassional windy days, but overall we love it.

Paul and PJ Nilson (Resident/Homeowner)  |   Rating

We love it here! Never thought i would live in the desert! But after living here since 2005 we are convinced it is the best place to retire to for fun and peace. We are very active with playing cards bridge, mah jongg, singing, painting, performing in plays and musicals going out for lunchs and dinner with friends. What is so great is that most every one here is looking for new friends and we have found some great ones.

linda martin (Resident/Homeowner)  |   Rating

I have lived in SCSH since it open in 2004. I winter here and have many new friends. The life style is the best. Each morning my neighbors and I go for our morning walk down Sun City Blvd.
We have a small dog that enjoys going to the dog park that isn't to far from our home. My husband takes him each day and has many new friends also.
The weather is the best you just can't beat it in the winter.
There are many clubs to join and new friends to meet. I know anyone would be very happy at Sun City Shadow Hills.

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Sun City Shadow Hills
Sun City Shadow Hills
80814 Sun City Boulevard
Indio, CA 92203
Riverside County

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