Sun City MacDonald Ranch has the great homes and lifestyle you would expect from Del Webb.

Sun City MacDonald Ranch has the great homes and lifestyle you would expect from Del Webb.

Nestled at the base of the Black Mountains in Henderson, Nevada, Sun City MacDonald Ranch is Del Webb’s second active adult community in the Las Vegas area. Retirees will love this 55+ community thanks to its world-class amenities, superb golf facilities, exciting lifestyle, and an assortment of low-maintenance attached and single-family homes. This beautiful retirement destination attracts Boomers from across the country looking to relax and enjoy all that the Las Vegas area has to offer.


Del Webb developed Sun City MacDonald Ranch between 1996 and 2001 and it hosts 2,513 residences, with 2,131 being single-family homes and 382 being attached duplexes. Homebuyers can choose from a variety of floor plans that come in different sizes and styles and are priced starting in the mid $200s. Attached homes range from 1,090 to 1,264 square feet and have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

There are also several single-family home designs. They range from 1,020 to 2,027 square feet and have one to four bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage. Each home was uniquely designed and showcases desirable features such as open great rooms, spacious kitchens, large master suites, inviting living and dining areas, outdoor patios or courtyards, and plenty of storage space.


Retirees will also love the community’s resort-style amenities that provide an active and social lifestyle. The centerpiece of Sun City MacDonald Ranch is the 36,000-square-foot Desert Willow Clubhouse. It features a fitness center, an aerobics and dance studio, a grand ballroom with a stage, several meeting rooms, a billiards room, and a library. The clubhouse also provides plenty of spaces for hobby and craft activities such as sewing and quilting, arts and crafts, and ceramics.

Outdoors, residents have even more recreational facilities that will keep them active and healthy. Homeowners can swim a few laps in the outdoor lap pool or relax in the spa. Neighbors can challenge each other on the bocce ball or tennis courts. For walkers and bicyclists, the community has more than nine miles of trails that wind through Sun City and the surrounding MacDonald Ranch master-planned development.


Sun City MacDonald Ranch is also home to the Desert Willow Golf Course. Its lush greens and sparkling water features meander throughout the community, offering picturesque views as well as the perfect backdrop for residents. Architects Billy Casper and Greg Nash designed this award-winning golf course and made it both challenging and entertaining. This 18-hole, par-60 course stretches over 3,811 yards and is one of the most challenging executive courses in Southern Nevada. Although it offers a challenging play for avid golfers, the junior tees allow for the novice players to enjoy the course as well.

The Desert Willow Golf Course also provides great practice facilities including one of the largest driving ranges in the Henderson area. The range also has full chipping and short game targets and a 9,500 square-foot putting range that allows golfers to practice their short game. In addition to a spectacular golf course and practice facilities, the Desert Willow Golf Course also has an on-site restaurant that’s perfect for grabbing a quick bite, Happy Hour drinks, or a quiet dinner with friends.


With so many world-class amenities and recreational facilities, residents will never have to worry about running out of things to do. The social atmosphere at Sun City MacDonald Ranch is like no other. Homeowners have a long list of clubs to choose from such as the Spanish club, garden club, breakfast club, tennis club, or dance club. Neighbors can also make lasting friendships by sharing similar interests and participating in activities like aerobics, movie night, yoga, hiking, billiards, Zumba, or bingo.


Sun City MacDonald Ranch sits at an elevation of 2,100 to 2,400 feet and provides magnificent views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Residents will enjoy the community’s prime location that offers easy access to outdoor recreation, shopping, and entertainment. Lake Mead and its beautiful shoreline are just 30 minutes to the east, while the Las Vegas Strip offers countless options for shopping, dining, gambling, and live entertainment, which is just a few minutes away. Situated within close proximity to all that the Las Vegas and the surrounding area has to offer, Sun City MacDonald Ranch continues to be a popular retirement destination in Southern Nevada.