Community Spotlight on Solera at Johnson Ranch

Solera at Johnson Ranch has a full lineup of amenities that will keep you active all year.
Solera at Johnson Ranch has a full lineup of amenities that will keep you active all year.
Solera at Johnson Ranch has a full lineup of amenities that will keep you active all year.

Active adults searching for a tranquil paradise just 40 miles of Phoenix will fall in love with Solera at Johnson Ranch. This established 55-plus community in Queen Creek, Arizona has world-class amenities and 727 single-family homes that are reasonably priced. Homebuyers will also love the community’s prime location that offers residents a quiet environment that is away from crowds and congestion while providing scenic views of the San Tan Mountains.

Built by Del Webb between 2004 and 2008, Solera at Johnson Ranch is a quaint age-restricted neighborhood located within the Johnson Ranch master-planned development. The 55+ section has its own gated entry and is separated from the larger master-planned community with a series of foothills and the Golf Club at Johnson Ranch. The single-family homes within Solera at Johnson Ranch are available on a resale-only basis and come in four floor plans ranging in size from 1,398 to just over 1,900 square feet and are priced starting in the high $100s.

These single-level homes have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage. Some homes feature popular upgrades such as Corian countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and dens that can be converted into a guest room or a home office. All homes were designed to provide residents with a low-maintenance living and include open layouts, beautiful master suites with spa-like bathrooms, and spacious walk-in closets.

Not only does Solera at Johnson Ranch offer thoughtfully designed single-family homes, but also impressive amenities. Residents have access to indoor and outdoor amenities and exclusive use of an age-restricted clubhouse in addition to access to the top-notch amenities of the master-planned Johnson Ranch community. The private 10,000 square-foot clubhouse within Solera features a state-of-the-art fitness center and aerobics and dance studio that allows residents to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

The clubhouse also has plenty of social spaces including a ballroom, card room, billiards room, library, catering kitchen, and cozy lounge, which are all perfect for any type of gathering. Outdoors, homeowners enjoy miles of walking and biking trails and plenty of parks and natural space along with an outdoor pool, four tennis courts, and a bocce ball court. Solera residents also have access to the master-planned amenities where they can mingle with all of the homeowners from Johnson Ranch.

Active adults can explore the beautiful outdoor grounds that include softball and soccer fields, a basketball court, pickleball court, pitch and putt golf course, Frisbee golf course, playground for grandkids, or fishing pond. They can also enjoy the spa, dine at the community’s on-site restaurant, or play a few rounds of golf at the 18-hole golf course. The Johnson Ranch public golf course offers a 7,141-yard, par-72 course that winds throughout the community and features breathtaking views of the nearby San Tan Mountains.

In addition to great amenities, residents can also have an active and social lifestyle thanks to the Solera’s rich lineup of activities, classes, clubs, and events. Solera’s social scene consists of fun clubs that focus on arts and crafts, cooking, cards, and quilting as well as physical activities like dancing, hiking, swimming, and golfing. An activities director is also available on-site to help residents explore new hobbies and participate in exciting events.

Active adults also enjoy the community’s prime location in Central Arizona. Solera at Johnson Ranch in Queen Creek is just 40 miles southeast of Phoenix, yet is just a short drive away from the many attractions of the East Valley. This vibrant metropolitan area offers retirees ample options for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

With more than 330 beautiful days of sunshine a year and year-round warm weather, residents also enjoy the scenic outdoor environment and surrounding attractions like golf courses, major sports venues, and parks. Retirees looking for a slice of paradise that’s filled with quality-built homes and amazing amenities should look no further than Solera at Johnson Ranch in Queen Creek, Arizona.

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