Sun City Grand: Amenity-Rich Living Outside of Phoenix

Sun City Grand\'s impressive amenities include four championship golf courses and multiple clubhouses.
Sun City Grand’s impressive amenities include four championship golf courses and multiple clubhouses.

Developed between 1996 and 2005, Sun City Grand was the third Del Webb community built in the Phoenix area’s northwest valley. This 9,800-home community features tranquil grounds, diverse homes and an exciting line-up of resort-style amenities. Its setting in Surprise, Arizona, also moves residents away from the bustle of downtown Phoenix.

Like earlier Sun City communities, Sun City Grand was designed to offer an active lifestyle for older homebuyers. In Sun City Grand, a lower age restriction allows residents as young as 45 to enjoy this amenity-rich lifestyle.


When it comes to homes, Sun City Grand includes 9,802 residences in condo, attached-home and single-family designs. With so many varied floor plans, current homebuyers can choose from available resale homes ranging in size from around 500 to over 3,000 square feet. Depending on the model, homes may feature one to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bathrooms, separate dens, and two or two-and-a-half-car garages.

Residents can retreat from the Arizona heat in one of three fabulous outdoor swimming pools.

Residents can retreat from the Arizona heat in one of three fabulous outdoor swimming pools.



Multiple clubhouses and a wide variety of outdoor recreations are offered throughout Sun City Grand. The Adobe Spa and Fitness Center is the perfect place for residents to stay in shape. This 33,129 square-foot facility features a state-of-the-art fitness center with cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, an indoor walking track, an indoor lap pool, and multi-purpose rooms.

Outdoors, there is a second lap pool as well as a resort-style swimming pool. The 34,574 square-foot Cimarron Clubhouse also provides a state-of-the-art fitness center. This facility features exercise equipment, as well as an aerobics and dance studio. This recreation center also houses the Cimarron Day Spa, two meeting rooms and a resort-style swimming pool.

When it’s time to exercise the mind, the ASU Lifelong Learning Academy offers an interesting line-up of courses and lectures. This educational facility is found in the Chaparral Center, along with a computer lab, additional classrooms, a coffee shop, game rooms and a billiards room.

Additional amenities are available at the Sonoran Plaza and Palm Center. The Sonoran Plaza features craft rooms, meeting rooms, a library and a spacious ballroom for community events. The Palm Center has more meeting rooms, card rooms, and sewing rooms. It also houses the community management offices and the Sun City Grand TV Station.

Sun City Grand’s beautiful grounds also offer an extensive line-up of outdoor recreations. ]There are four championship golf courses: Cimarron, Desert Springs, Granite Falls North and Granite Falls South. There are sports courts for tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball, as well as a softball field, lawn bowling,  and horseshoe pits. An amphitheater provides outdoor entertainment, while the grounds also include fishing lakes, walking and biking trails, RV parking, and a pet park. 

Active adults looking for a home in the Phoenix area will enjoy the tranquil setting and exciting amenities at Sun City Grand. For more information on this community click here: Sun City Grand – Surprise, AZ

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