Community Spotlight: Sun City Grand in Surprise, AZ

Sun City Grand is home to beautiful scenery, modern homes, and a little fishing.

Sun City Grand is regularly one of the highest ranked active adult communities in the Southwest. In fact, this year 55 Places named it the best community of 2018 in the state of Arizona.

With resort-like amenities, a wide range of home prices, and an ideal location tucked away from big-city congestion, it’s easy to see why Sun City Grand is so popular among residents. Below we’re taking a closer look at what this desirable 45+ community in Surprise, AZ, has to offer.

Large Selection of Homes for Different Budgets and Lifestyles

Homebuyers interested in settling down at Sun City Grand have many options. Developed by Del Webb, the community consists of 9,802 residences in a gated environment. These residences include single-family and attached homes, as well as condos for low-maintenance living. Prices begin in the mid $100s and reach the high $700s, making the community a great choice for a wide range of budgets.

Sun City Grand boasts an impressive selection of over 50 floor plans. From small one-bedroom condos to spacious single-family homes designed for entertaining guests, the floor plans cater to different living preferences. Many of the homes also have desirable features and modern details not found at older communities.

A Self-Contained Community with Unbeatable Amenities

Like most Sun City developments, Sun City Grand was designed to provide everything residents need within their own community. From taking care of daily errands to enjoying world-class amenities with neighbors, it’s all possible at Sun City Grand. The community is restricted to those aged 45+, and it provides a vibrant, social atmosphere. Sun City Grand keeps residents active and engaged with several recreation facilities and community centers.

The Cimarron Center is a 34,574 square-foot recreation center that has a state-of-the-art fitness center, meeting rooms, aerobics and dance studio, woodworking shop, swimming pool, and day spa.

The Sonoran Plaza has a large ballroom, library, and more meeting rooms. When residents want to pursue their intellectual interests, they head to the ASU Lifelong Learning Academy, which is housed at the Chaparral Center. It also has a computer lab, coffee shop, and game rooms.

The Adobe Spa and Fitness Center offers even more recreation options, it has several pools, an outstanding fitness center, and an indoor walking track. Residents also have access to four championship golf courses that were designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. The community has several on-site restaurants, too.

Whether residents are seeking intellectual stimulation, rest and relaxation, or an enjoyable game of golf, Sun City Grand caters to a wide range of interests.

Ideally Located in Phoenix’s Northwest Valley

While the original Sun City is a popular retirement destination in Arizona, the community may feel too busy for some active adults. Sun City Grand, which is nestled in the small city of Surprise, blends the best of both worlds. It is ideally tucked away from big-city congestion but offers the resort-style atmosphere that make Sun City developments famous.

The surrounding area of Surprise is quiet and inviting. Residents at Sun City Grand love that there are plenty of options for shopping, dining, and other conveniences right outside of the community. And when they need to take trips into the city, Downtown Phoenix is only about 45 minutes away.

Those who enjoy outdoor recreation will feel right at home in Sun City Grand. The community is ideally located to provide access to everything that the beautiful Sonoran desert has to offer. It is surrounded by mountains, a lake, and desert landscape. White Tank Regional Park is a top spot where locals and tourists head for hiking and biking, and it’s only about 20 minutes away. When residents want to stay closer to home and enjoy the outdoors, Surprise Lake is always a great choice. This small urban lake at the local community park is a great spot to fish and relax.

Surprise is also a great city to be in for sports fans. It is home to Surprise Stadium, which is where the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers hold their Spring Training. The stadium also hosts many college baseball tournaments throughout the year. For those who prefer to play sports rather than watch them, the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex is an excellent option. This tennis center has been recognized as being one of the best in the country. It has 25 tennis courts, a 2,500-seat arena, and plenty of classes and activities for all skill levels.

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