Scottsdale has long been a popular retirement destination. The area is home to many attractions designed for modern active adults, including highly-rated golf courses and age-restricted housing communities. From casual to high-end, Scottsdale’s many housing developments are suitable for a wide range of lifestyles.
Today, we’re highlighting some attractive active adult communities in Scottsdale.
Low $400s – Low $1Ms
Terravita offers an exceptional lifestyle for active adults. While it has no age restrictions, it’s become a popular option for homeowners in their retirement years who are seeking a vibrant community with a social lifestyle. This gated community consists of 1,380 single-family homes that have two to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and two- to three-car garages.
With two clubhouses, Terravita has an outstanding selection of amenities. The main social and activity center is the 34,000-square-foot Terravita Country Club. Here, residents can dine at five restaurants and eateries, exercise at the fitness center, or play a game of tennis with neighbors. There’s also a resort-style swimming pool and spacious outdoor patio. With an additional membership, residents can enjoy access to the on-site 18-hole golf course.
The second recreation center, the Desert Pavilion, is where many residents regularly meet up for clubs and other activities. It has a hobby and game room as well as a library.
High $100s – Low $400s
Homebuyers searching for a more affordable home will find Scottsdale Shadows an attractive option. This non-age restricted community is home to 838 condos that start at 850 and go up to 2,352 square feet of living space. Development was completed in 1984, so homebuyers can take advantage of lower prices while still having access to great amenities.
Scottsdale Shadows keeps residents busy with its popular clubhouse. There’s a TV lounge, a billiards room, and plenty of hobby rooms for arts and crafts, ceramics, and woodworking. There are also separate fitness centers for men and women, a relaxing sauna, three outdoor pools and a spa, two tennis courts, and a 9-hole golf course. For residents who prefer to enjoy some quiet time outdoors, the grounds include scenic ponds and trails.