Sun City Carolina Lakes is popular for its ideal location, world-class amenities, and finely crafted homes.

Out of numerous South Carolina and North Carolina retirement communities, Sun City Carolina Lakes is popular for its ideal location, world-class amenities, and finely crafted homes.

Located near the border of North Carolina and South Carolina, Sun City Carolina Lakes, a high-ranking South Carolina retirement community,  is a luxurious community that welcomes active adults with a spacious clubhouse and a challenging 18-hole golf course. Its prime location, just 25 miles south of Downtown Charlotte, puts residents within easy access of many urban attractions as well.

Del Webb opened this luxurious South Carolina retirement community in 2005 with plans for 3,400 homes, including single-family, townhome, and attached villa designs. Sun City Carolina Lakes is still under development, giving current homebuyers a choice of available resale and new construction homes.


Together, the indoor and outdoor features at Sun City Carolina Lakes are hard for other South Carolina retirement communities to match. The Lake House, a 40,000 square-foot clubhouse, is the heart of the South Carolina retirement community’s social and recreational activities. This impressive facility features many of the resort-style amenities that homebuyers have come to expect in Del Webb communities, such as beautifully appointed social areas, thoughtfully designed hobby and game rooms, and lovely landscaped grounds.


Popular Lake House amenities include an arts and crafts studio, a woodworking shop, a demonstration kitchen, a cafe, and a computer lab. The grand ballroom is ideal for a variety of community events, while smaller classrooms can be used for a number of additional activities. Residents can stay in shape with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment in the fitness center, or make use of its indoor walking track, aerobics studio, and indoor swimming pool.


Outdoors, Sun City Carolina Lakes’ recreations let residents enjoy the beautiful grounds and sunny Florida weather. The resort-style swimming pool is a great place to cool off or relax poolside with a group of friends, and sports courts support pastimes like tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, basketball, and softball. Access to the Catawba River provides opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing as well.


The clubhouse offers fabulous facilities for fitness, hobbies and engaging in the exciting Del Webb lifestyle.


Resident golfers will love the challenging 18-hole, par-72 course at the Carolina Lakes Golf Club. Designed by golf architect Tim Freeland, this 7,024-yard course has been named one of Golf Digest’s Best New Courses for Under $75. It includes five tees to accommodate golfers of any skill level, and Sun City Carolina Lakes residents are offered discounted yearly memberships.


When it comes to homes, Sun City Carolina Lakes offers 23 floor plans in a wide variety of sizes, styles, and prices. These designs include single-family homes, villa townhomes, and carriage homes.

Single-family homes range in size from 1,103 to 2,597 square feet, with four models offering an optional second-story loft. Each of these homes has a minimum of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

Villa townhomes are arranged in duplex or triplex arrangements, in sizes ranging from 1,217 to 2,637 square feet. They provide single-level attached living with a minimum of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Carriage homes (sized from 1,554 to 2,044 square feet) are also attached, yet they are two-story buildings with single-level homes in their upper and lower levels.

With diverse homes, fabulous resort-style amenities and a prime location, it’s easy to see why Sun City Carolina Lakes has become a popular destination for active adults looking for real estate in South Carolina and North Carolina retirement communities.

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