This 3,400 home community includes a large clubhouse and amenity center, an 18-hole golf course and desirable ranch homes.

This 3,400 home community includes a large clubhouse and amenity center, an 18-hole golf course and desirable ranch homes.

With a spacious clubhouse, fabulous amenities, numerous social clubs and a picturesque setting, Sun City Carolina Lakes is one of the most impressive South Carolina retirement communities around. This sprawling Del Webb age-restricted community also boasts a prime location which makes it an ideal destination for active adult retirees.

Built by Del Webb, Sun City Carolina Lakes is set just 25 miles from Downtown Charlotte on 1,512 acres of rolling hills and lush forests. Its location in Fort Mill, South Carolina is not far from the border into North Carolina, and easy access to major roadways makes it easy to explore the surrounding area or travel to nearby attractions.

The Carolina Lakes Golf Club is one of Sun City Carolina Lakes’ most popular amenities. This 18-hole championship golf course was designed by golf architect Tim Freeland to highlight the South Carolina retirement community’s scenic beauty while providing a fun and challenging experience for players of all skill levels. It is a par 72 course which spans 7,024 yards from its longest tees.

There are natural streams and ponds, Bermuda fairways and G2 Bent Grass greens. In addition to its 18-hole main course, the Carolina Lakes Golf Club includes a driving range, golf instruction and a well-stocked golf pro shop. Residents can also enjoy dining at the course’s restaurant, The Blue Heron at Carolina Lakes. With so much to offer, it’s not a surprise that the course is advertised as being “the new standard in Charlotte area golf.”


If you are not a golf enthusiast there are still plenty of amenities to enjoy at Sun City Carolina Lakes.

Beyond golf, Sun City Carolina Lakes offers numerous amenities through its 40,000 square-foot clubhouse and recreation center. The state-of-the-art fitness facilities include high-end exercise equipment, an indoor lap pool, an aerobics studio and an indoor walking track. There are hobby and game rooms, arts and crafts studios, a woodworking shop and much more.

Outdoor recreations feature multiple sports courts, a resort-style swimming pool and a community garden. Community residents will have no trouble finding clubs, classes and activities to meet their own personal interests. There are over 120 different social clubs, including popular interests like cards, crafts, book clubs, wine tasting and many other activities.

The homes at Sun City Carolina Lakes are equally as impressive, featuring a wide variety of styles, sizes and prices. Throughout the community, there are a total of 23 different floor plans, including villa townhomes, carriage homes and single-family homes. Potential homebuyers can choose from available resale residences or semi-customize their own new construction homes.

If Sun City Carolina Lakes sounds like a the ideal retirement community in South Carolina for you, consider touring it for yourself. Del Webb’s Vacation Getaway program lets active adults arrange a three-night visit, with an all-access pass to experience the resort-style living at Sun City Carolina Lakes firsthand.

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