Arizona Traditions is a fantastic 55+ community located in Surprise, Arizona. While the Phoenix area is known for its large-scale communities, Arizona Traditions offers a smaller environment with a neighborly atmosphere. Despite being smaller, Arizona Traditions still provides an amenity-rich lifestyle for residents. Discover what makes this gated 55+ community a top choice in the desirable retirement destination of Surprise, AZ.
Great Selection of Modern Single-Family Homes
Developed by D.R. Horton between 1997 and 2013, Arizona Traditions offers a great selection of single-family homes that appeal to modern active adults. The community consists of 1,768 residences, many of which include desirable features and upgrades. These single-level homes are available in over 20 different floor plans, and they were designed to complement a low-maintenance lifestyle. Homebuyers can expect features such as spacious patios, additional space in the garage for a golf cart, large walk-in pantries, and more.
Most homes at Arizona Traditions have one to three bedrooms, at least two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. They range in size from 1,052 to 2,319 square feet of living space. Select homes also offer views of the on-site golf course and surrounding mountains. Prices begin in the high $100s and reach the mid $300s, and the monthly HOA fees are around $150.
World-Class Amenities for a Well-Rounded Lifestyle
Arizona Traditions has all the world-class amenities of larger communities while maintaining its small neighborhood appeal. Residents stay active at the 20,400 square-foot clubhouse. This central community center ensures residents can live a well-rounded lifestyle, no matter their interests. It has a 700-person ballroom, sports bar, library, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with an aerobics studio. There are also several studios for arts and crafts, woodworking, stained glass, and other hobbies.
The amenities continue outdoors with three swimming pools, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, and a softball field. With biking trails and parks throughout the community, it’s easy for residents to embrace an outdoor lifestyle.
Those who enjoy golf will feel right at home because the community has its own 18-hole golf course. Designed by Dick Bailey, this par-70 course offers an exciting game of golf for players of different skill levels. There is also an on-site pro shop.
Arizona Traditions has many social groups and clubs where residents can meet like-minded neighbors. Meet-ups include yoga, pilates, karaoke, woodshop, line dancing, and more. For those who enjoy an active lifestyle, there are also many sports clubs, including water volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, and biking. Arizona Traditions also holds community events throughout the year, such as concerts, craft fairs, fashion shows, and dances.
Location Close to Nearby Shopping, Attractions, & Entertainment
Arizona Traditions’ ideal location in Surprise, AZ, gives residents easy access to shopping and other attractions. Residents can take care of daily errands at the local shopping center, which is about one mile away. The shopping center has a grocery store, bank, restaurants, and more. For additional shopping, Arrowhead Towne Center is only about 30 minutes away. This popular shopping mall has national chain stores, including Macy’s, Dillard’s, and JC Penny. When residents want to enjoy big-city attractions, Downtown Phoenix can be reached within 45 minutes.
For those seeking cultural attractions, the West Valley Art Museum is a top choice. This local museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away, is home to a permanent art collection of over 1,600 items. It also features experimental installations, exhibitions, and educational programs.
Sports lovers are also in luck because Arizona Traditions is only about five miles from Surprise Stadium. This state-of-the-art baseball stadium seats well over 10,000 people, and it is the spring training home to the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers. From Cactus League games to college baseball tournaments, residents can enjoy many sports events throughout the year at Surprise Stadium.
Surprise is also home to a renowned tennis complex. The Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex is considered to be one of the best tennis centers in the US. It has 25 tennis courts, two indoor racquet courts, three tables for table tennis, and a pro shop. The complex also has a 2,500-seat arena. With classes for all skill levels, professional exhibition games, and various leagues, the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex makes it easy for locals to live an active lifestyle.
Arizona Traditions is just one of many great communities in Arizona. Browse more age-restricted communities in the Phoenix area.