Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch offers luxurious amenities in a quiet Central Arizona location. 

Nestled 60 miles from Phoenix, Arizona, just southeast of the San Tan Mountains, Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch in Florence is a luxurious active adult community that offers a private clubhouse and a wide range of resort-style amenities. Upon completion, this Del Webb 55+ community plans to include 3,800 single-family homes located within the master-planned Merrill Ranch development. Active adults who want luxurious living in a tranquil Arizona setting may find their ideal homes at Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch. 

A Sprawling Clubhouse

Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch is located within Merrill Ranch, which means that active adult residents have access to their own private recreation and activities as well as the amenities found in Merrill Ranch.

Within Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch, the exclusive amenities are mainly centered around the 48,000 square-foot Union Center Clubhouse. This beautifully appointed facility encourages residents to socialize with inviting areas like the lobby lounge and the casually elegant restaurant and cyber cafe.

Hobby and game rooms support many activities, while the arts and crafts studio gives residents an ideal place to express their creativity. Residents who want to expand their horizons can also take classes at the ASU Lifelong Learning Center.

The Union Center Clubhouse’s state-of-the-art fitness center is well-equipped for active adults. The facility includes cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, an aerobics studio, a spin bike studio, and an indoor walking track with beautiful views of the community grounds.

A state-of-the-art fitness center ensures residents have everything needed for a challenging workout.

A state-of-the-art fitness center ensures residents have everything needed for a challenging workout.

Outdoor Recreation

Residents who prefer to stay in shape with outdoor activities can make use of the walking and biking trails or the resort-style pool and spa area. There are many sports courts as well, including eight lighted tennis courts, eight pickleball courts, four bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits, and a putting green.

Additional amenities in the larger Merrill Ranch community include the 18-hole Poston Butte Golf Club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, multiple sports courts and playing fields, a water park, a skate park, and a rock climbing wall. The grounds also feature a fishing lake, a picnic area and a playground which grandkids are sure to love.

Lifestyle Clubs and Social Events

Beyond recreational amenities, Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch supports an active lifestyle with a wide range of special interest groups and community events. Residents can join groups to play cards, lose weight, pursue a hobby, or just socialize with friends. There are also many fitness classes available including Pilates, Zumba, yoga, swim aerobics, spinning, and circuit training.