Discover Continental Ranch Sunflower Near Tucson, AZ

The welcoming clubhouse at Continental Ranch Sunflower is the hub for all leisure and social activities.
The welcoming clubhouse at Continental Ranch Sunflower is the hub for all leisure and social activities.

Set within Arizona’s spectacular Sonoran Desert, Continental Ranch Sunflower in Marana, AZ is a 55+ community that welcomes active adult residents with towering palm trees, distinctive desert landscaping, and impressive Spanish Colonial architecture. This completed Del Webb community contains 967 single-family homes, as well as a spacious clubhouse and a wide range of amenities.

Continental Ranch Sunflower is an age-restricted neighborhood located within the larger Continental Ranch master-planned community. It was built by Del Webb between 1998 and 2002. With less than 1,000 homes, the Sunflower community is smaller than some other Del Webb developments. Yet, this comfortable size appeals to many homeowners who want to enjoy an active lifestyle in the Tucson area. 


Continental Ranch Sunflower boasts its own age-restricted clubhouse and fitness complex. This spacious amenity center provides residents with a wide range of activities. The modern fitness center features cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, as well as a separate aerobics studio. Residents can also enjoy many common areas including an arts and crafts studio, a library, a card room and a billiards hall

As part of a larger community, Continental Ranch Sunflower residents can also enjoy many additional amenities found throughout Continental Ranch.

Residents often enjoy gathering at the beautiful resort-style swimming pool or making use of the walking and biking trails. The grounds feature tennis courts, horseshoe pits, bocce ball courts, and a putting green. There is even a playground to entertain visiting grandkids.

The Continental Ranch Golf Course

Golfers will particularly love the easy access to the Continental Ranch Golf Course. This exciting course offers a unique experience as it is the state’s only golf course to have been built in an abandoned quarry. Today, the course provides both challenging play and magnificent scenic views. 

Continental Ranch Sunflower Homes & Real Estate

Since the community was completed in 2002, today’s homebuyers can choose from available resale homes. In total, the community contains 947 single-family homes that range from about 1,100 to 2,000 square feet. The homes were originally built in ten different floor plans. They each include two or three bedrooms and a two-car garage.

The ranch homes at Continental Ranch Sunflower feature charming Spanish Colonial architecture.

Surrounding Area

Active adults who love outdoor recreation will find plenty to do just outside of the Continental Ranch Sunflower community. The development is set in the foothills of the Safford Peak and is adjacent to the Saguaro National Park. The location is ideal for residents who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, skiing, camping, and other outdoor activities. For even more to explore, residents can visit the nearby Tucson Mountain County Park and the Coronado National Forest.

Whether you prefer outdoor recreations, exploring downtown Tucson, or enjoying the community’s own amenities, Continental Ranch Sunflower has something to offer nearly any active adult resident. If you’re looking for a well-established community in the Tucson area, Sunflower may offer the home of your dreams.

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