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Leisure World was started in 1972 and construction ended in 1994. Three different builders and over forty assorted floor plans show that Leisure World is definitely not a cookie cutter community.

Leisure World in Mesa, Arizona is a gated active adult community that accepts residents as young as 45 years old, provided 80 percent of all residents are 55 or better, placing it among several Arizona communities for active adults in their 40s. Built from 1972 to 1994, Leisure World consists of 2,664 homes divided into eight districts, each with its own board of directors. Leisure World provides 45+ active adults with a lifestyle that is safe, comfortable, and relaxing with a lot of attractive amenities and a host of engaging activities just a short driving distance away. Active adults looking for homes for sale in Mesa, Arizona should check out the advantages of a lower age restriction at Leisure World.

Leisure World Amenities 

Residents of Leisure World have access to a large clubhouse that includes a 10,000-square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise equipment and professional staff. Residents also have access to a woodworking shop, ceramics studio, arts and crafts room, sewing room, a computer lab with computers that have large letter and number keyboards, three multipurpose rooms, billiards room, and a library with over 15,000 books. Outdoors, the amenities continue with three pools, six tennis courts, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, and two 18-hole golf courses. The community also includes landscaped walking and biking trails. An RV parking lot allows residents to store their RVs nearby.

Leisure World Homes & Real Estate

Leisure World resale homes for sale include condos, attached homes, and single-family homes ranging from approximately 630 square feet to 3,400 square feet with one to three bedrooms and one to three-car garages. Many of the homes built in the early years have been remodeled with contemporary features. With a wide variety of exterior styles, which include asphalt or tile roofs and desert or grass landscaping, Leisure World Mesa has homes to suit most tastes. The community provides eye-catching views of the Superstition Mountains and contains twelve scenic man-made lakes. Leisure World has an on-site post office and publishes a newspaper. Registered nurses are available to provide medical counseling and assistance at the wellness center.

Surrounding Area

Mesa, as the third-largest city in Arizona, has a larger population than cities such as Cleveland, Miami, and Saint Louis. Many people who work in Phoenix prefer to live in Mesa. The city is bordered by Tempe, home of Arizona State University, and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Within the city limits are numerous museums, theaters, restaurants, shopping, and even spring training sites for major league baseball teams. Nearby is Canyon Lake, which offers year-round water activities and camping. Phoenix, a 30-minute drive, provides big-city entertainment, an international airport, and major sports teams in football, baseball, and basketball. Leisure World residents can visit the Desert Botanical Garden, Heard Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art