Sun City Grand - Surprise, AZ

Quick Facts

Price Range
High $100s - Low $1Ms
Home Types
Attached, Condos, Single-Family
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1996 - 2005
Del Webb, Pulte
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Sun City Grand Overview

Sun City Grand is a 45+ community located in Surprise, Arizona. The third Del Webb active adult community in Phoenix's northwest valley, Sun City Grand hosts a bountiful lineup of amenities, social activities, and golf courses. 9,800 residences make up Sun City Grand, with floor plans for villas, condos, and single-family homes. Homeowners are also a short distance from grocery stores, health care, entertainment, and all the charms of Phoenix.

Homebuyers looking for homes for sale in the city of Surprise, AZ will enjoy all Sun City Grand has to offer.

Sun City Grand Amenities

Designed to meet the evolving needs of active retirees, Sun City Grand offers an array of amenities that include some of the latest concepts in active adult living such as a continuing education center and a day spa. The Village Center is the recreational focal point of all activity in the community where you will find most of the amenity buildings.

The Sonoran Plaza features a 9,000-square-foot grand ballroom, a meeting room, and multi-purpose hobby and craft studios. The Adobe Spa and Fitness Center offers state-of-the-art equipment, an indoor lap pool, outdoor resort-style pool, indoor walking track, and dance and exercise studios. Residents enjoy relaxing and getting pampered at the full-service Cimarron Day Spa. The spa provides custom packages, massages, facials, and body treatments. The Cimmaron Center even has its own fitness center and meeting rooms. The Palm Center is home to a visitor's center as well as the studio for Sun City Grand's very own television station.

There are many outdoor attractions in this 55+ community, as well, including several resort-style pools. Additionally, there are tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts. There are also four Sun City Grand golf courses—Cimarron, Desert Springs, Granite Falls North, and Granite Falls South—that were designed by PGA Hall of Famer Billy Casper and renowned golf course architect Greg Nash.

Sun City Grand Homes & Real Estate

Del Webb developed Sun City Grandfrom 1996 to 2005. In total, there are 9,802 attached, condo, and single-family homes available on a resale basis. Over 50 Sun City Grand floor plans are featured, providing options that will suit the taste of many homebuyers.

Condo units range from 427 to 1,021 square feet with one to two bedrooms and bathrooms. Features in some units include spacious living rooms, walk-in closets, eat-in kitchens, and a patio for outdoor living. Some homes also feature a den.

Attached homes range from 1,096 to 1,441 square feet and have one to two bedrooms, one-and-a-half to two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Certain homes include features such as open-concept kitchens, walk-in closets, and covered patios.

Single-family homes at Sun City Grand are 1,097 to 3,883 square feet with one to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and an attached two- to two-and-a-half car garage. Homes include features such as spacious great rooms, eat-in kitchens, walk-in closets, and covered patios. Upgrades, such as a wet bar and a den, are also available in some homes.

Sun City Grand Lifestyle

Residents of Sun City Grand enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to the homeowners' association (HOA). The Sun City Grand HOA takes care of common area maintenance, and, in some neighborhoods, landscaping services. With additional free time, homeowners can take part in the wide selection of classes, activities, and events offered.

The community's Lifelong Learning Academy provides residents with a fully integrated continuing education center. Homeowners can gain exposure to a wealth of knowledge on various topics that range from business and science to culinary classes and wine tasting. The Academy also provides the opportunity to listen to accredited speakers and partake in group discussions and hands-on classes.

There are dozens of clubs, activities, and classes that regularly meet, as well. With groups dedicated to arts and crafts, card games, sports and fitness, or social functions, there is sure to be something that fits the unique interests of any homeowner.

Surprise, AZ Area

Situated in Surprise, AZ, Sun City Grand puts residents close to daily needs and local attractions.

Residents are also near any conveniences they may need, including Albertsons, Fry's Food and Drug, Safeway, Sprouts Farmers Market, and Target. Pharmaceutical needs can be met at CVS and Walgreens.

Sun City Grand is also close to multiple health care providers, such as Banner Boswell Medical Center, Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital, St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center, and Wickenberg Community Hospital.

When in search of entertainment and dining options, members of the community can travel down Bell Road, which is home to multiple restaurants, bars, and shops. The community is also conveniently located near a variety of attraction, including the Challenger Space Center, West Valley Art Museum, Wildlife World Zoo, and the Desert Botanical Garden. Sports fans also don't have to travel far to enjoy professional football, hockey, and baseball games.

Homeowners looking to get outdoors can find plenty of options to explore. Sun City Grand is near multiple parks and greenspaces, such as Stonebrook Park, Surprise Community Park, and the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve. Golfers also have more courses to choose from, including Falcon Dunes Golf Course, Quintero Golf Club, Verrado Golf Club, and The Legacy Golf Club.

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Sun City Grand is 40 minutes from Phoenix, granting quick access to all this city has to offer. For longer trips, Phoenix Sky Harbor Intenational Airport is also 40 minutes away.

Available Models & Floor Plans

La Solana Condos

Price RangeHigh $100s

La Solana is made up of seven condo buildings containing 252 total units. These units offer 427 to 1,021 square feet of living space. There are six floor plans that feature one to two bedrooms and one to two bathrooms.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Avistar8541 + Den11
Mirada9231 + Den1.51

Courtyard Series Homes

Price RangeMid $400s

The Courtyard Series offered four plans that feature one to two bedrooms, one-and-a-half to two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These homes range in size from 1,096 to 1,441 square feet.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Monterra10961 + Den1.52
Mariposa14412 + Den22

Garden Villa Homes

Price RangeMid $400s

Garden villas were offered in three floor plans that range from 1,097 to 1,484 square feet in size. These homes feature one to two bedrooms, den options, one-and-a-half to two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Cedar10971 + Den1.52
Juniper14842 + Den22

Classic Series Homes

Price RangeMid $400s

Floor plans in the Classic Series were designed with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. There were 11 floor plans that feature 1,115 to 1,814 square feet of living space.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Willow 1115222
Cactus Flower1409322
Azela14822 + Den22
Madera16122 + Den22
Sycamore16882 + Den22
Verde17672 + Den22
Desert Rose18142 + Den22

Cottage Series Homes

Price RangeMid $400s

The Cottage Series offered three floor plans that range from 1,161 to 1,392 square feet in size. These homes feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Heritage13922 + Den22

Premier Series Homes

Price RangeMid $400s

The Premier Series offered 17 floor plans that feature 1,416 to 2,410 square feet of living space. These homes feature two to three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached garage.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Palo Verde18362 + Den22
Borgata18522 + Den22
Cholla19162 + Den22
Valencia19202 + Den22
Coronado19962 + Den22
Sierra19972 + Den22
Verbena20192 + Den22
Verano21332 + Den22
Windrose22592 + Den22
Mission22602 + Den2.52
Jasmine24102 + Den2.52.5

Estate Series Homes

Price RangeMid $400s

The Estate Series offers the largest homes in Sun City Grand. There were 11 floor plans that range in size from 2,290 to 3,388 square feet. These homes feature two or three bedrooms, a den, two-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and an attached garage.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Saguaro22902 + Den2.52
Ashbury24392 + Den2.52.5
Cordova25312 + Den2.52
Rosewood25852 + Den2.52.5
Cambridge26272 + Den2.52.5
Ironwood27322 + Den2.52.5
Mesquite27793 + Den32.5
Hampton28083 + Den32.5
Briarwood29652 + Den2.52.5
Hearthstone29862 + Den2.52.5
Kensington29882 + Den2.52.5
Windsor33883 + Den2.52.5

Sun City Grand Amenities

The are plenty of outdoor amenities found throughout Sun City Grand. Below is a list of what you'll find to stay active outdoors:

  • 4 Championship Golf Courses
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • 11 Lighted Tennis Courts
  • 22 Lighted Pickelball Courts
  • Outdoor Amphitheater
  • 8 Lighted Bocce Courses
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Softball Field
  • Lawn Bowling
  • Fishing Lakes
  • 2 Dog Parks
  • 5 All-Seasons Pools
  • 3 Whirlpool Spas

The Sonoran Plaza

The Sonora Plaza is located at 19753 N. Remington Drive.

  • Sonoran Clubhouse
  • Lounge
  • Puzzle Room
  • Ballroom - 9,100 Sq. Ft.
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Craft Rooms
  • Library

The Chaparral Center

The Chaparral Center focuses on educational services and is located at 19781 N. Remington Drive.

  • Chaparral Clubhouse
  • Classrooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafe
  • Game Rooms
  • Billiards Room

The Cimarron Center

The 34,574 square-foot Cimmaron Center is located at 17100 W. Clearview Blvd.

  • Cimarron Clubhouse
  • 2 Meeting Rooms
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Cimarron Day Spa
  • Resort-Style Pool
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Outdoor Lap Pool

The Adobe Spa and Fitness Center

The Adobe Spa and Fitness Center is located at 19775 N. Remington Drive.

  • Clubhouse - 33,129 Sq. Ft.
  • Indoor Lap Pool
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Indoor Walking Track
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • Resort-Style Pool
  • Outdoor Lap Pool

The Palm Center

The Palm Center houses the community association management offices, as well as the Visitor's Center and the community's own TV Station.

  • Palm Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Card Rooms
  • Sewing Rooms
  • Sun City Grand TV Station

Sun City Grand Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

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

  • Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
  • Alzheimer/Dementia
  • American Legion
  • Art
  • Baby Boomers
  • Bereavement
  • Bible Prophecy
  • Billiards
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling
  • Bridge
  • Buffalo-Western New York
  • California
  • Canasta
  • Cancer Support
  • Ceramics
  • Chess
  • Chinese Culture
  • Colorado
  • Compose Yourself
  • Computer
  • Cribbage
  • Dance
  • Deaf
  • Democratic
  • Diamonds
  • Dominoes
  • Drama and Comedy
  • Euchre
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Four Wheelers
  • Fun Diners
  • Garden
  • Genealogy
  • Golf 150
  • Golf Ladies 18 Hole
  • Golf Ladies 9 Hole
  • Golf Lady Putters
  • Golf Men's 18 Hole
  • Golf Men's 9 Hole
  • Hand & Foot Card Game
  • Hiking
  • Illinois
  • Investment Education
  • Investment Education
  • Iowa
  • Jewish Singles
  • Language
  • Lawn Bowling
  • M.S. Support
  • MAC
  • Mahjong
  • Marine Corps League
  • Michigan
  • Military Officers Association of America
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Military Order of the World Wars
  • Minnesota
  • Music
  • Nebraska
  • New England
  • New Technologies
  • Oregon
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson's Group
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pet
  • Photo
  • Pickleball
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • RV
  • Railroading
  • Registered Nurses
  • Republican
  • Scrabble
  • Scrapbooks & More
  • Shalom
  • Singles
  • Social Game
  • Softball
  • Spiritual Enlightenment
  • Sports Interest
  • Stained Glass
  • Stamp Collecting
  • Stand for Grand
  • Stitchers
  • Stroke Victims Support
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Trap Skeet--Sporting Clays
  • Travel
  • Vegans & Vegetarians
  • Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Walkers
  • Wine Tasting
  • Wisconsin
  • Woodcrafters

Sun City Grand Reviews (5)

Average Rating for this Community
Date (Recent first)
Ed W.

We absolutely love living in Sun City Grand!
People are so friendly and they have so many things to do. 3 resort pools with one inside. Tons of Bocce, Tennis, Lawn bowling & Pickle ball courts. Many clubs to join in on the fun. A Main Street with Shops, ice cream & coffee shop and full service restaurant. We have been here a short time and have met many friends already. We love that we can take our golf cart on the golf course outside our door and play a round of golf or to many near bye restaurants, supermarkets and business!
It’s like a Disney Land Resort for adults!
Welcome Home!!
Ed W

December 27, 2019
Carol W.
The premier age restricted (45+) community in Arizona. See our video tour for details.
November 22, 2019
William M.
This is one of the best retirement communities around. They have so much to do with swimming and exercise facilities and hundreds of classes and groups to get involved with. The location is great too off Bell Rd with shopping, dining, and now easy access on to loop 303.
January 18, 2017
Doug P.
My wife and I moved here from Akron, Ohio in 2013. We absolutely love the place! By chance, we had visited the area on Sun City Grand's opening weekend years ago but, at the time, were not yet age-eligible and ready to acquire a property here. We followed the community's development over the years as we had decided that Arizona would be a frequent vacation destination until our retirement. When that day came, we found a wide range of extremely well maintained homes available for purchase in the secondary market and, as luck would have it, located exactly the house we would have built 'way back then' had we been able to do so. Since settling here, we have made good friends and taken advantage of the many amenities appealing to our respective interests. We find ourselves in possibly the best physical conditions of our lives thanks in large measure to the many recreational opportunities the Sun City Grand community and our surrounding area offer. We have found the many shopping, entertainment and recreational opportunities immediately outside Sun City Grand itself to be convenient and readily accessible. In addition, the 'high country' of Arizona is easily reached within a fairly short drive as is downtown Phoenix, our nation's sixth-largest city, with all the aspects of 'big city living' you might want. In like fashion, Scottsdale - a very upscale community with all that this implies - is only about twenty miles east of us. With the exception of its challenging winters, we were happy with our lives in Akron but we are absolutely thrilled to have 'made the jump' here.
July 23, 2016
Susan L.
I really enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Sun City Grand. I've made more friends than I have time for! I typically walk every evening and I really enjoy chatting with my neighbors and feeling like I am part of a big family. My home is the Desert Rose floor plan and I get so many compliments on how beautiful it is. The layout is great for my home office plus there is an extra bedroom for my daughter when she visits from Nevada.
April 29, 2013

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