View of the community sign at Sun City Festival in Buckeye, Arizona

These ten communities in and around Phoenix, Arizona sold the most homes through 55places in 2019

If you're thinking of moving to PhoenixArizona, it can help to know which communities attract the most homebuyers. Knowing the choices that other active adult homebuyers made can be useful when it comes to choosing your own active adult community. The following communities sold the most homes through 55places in 2019, earning them a spot on this list of the best-selling communities in and around Phoenix.

1. Province - Maricopa, AZ

High $100s - High $500s

Province was the top choice for buyers moving into the Phoenix area in 2019. With 2,217 homes, it's far from the biggest community, but it has some unusual features that appeal to buyers.

It's a gated community for 55+ active adults, and Meritage Homes opted to devote 125 acres of land to parks and open spaces. There are also 50 acres of scenic lakes and waterways. Other amenities include an 18-hole putting green, an outdoor amphitheater, indoor and outdoor pools, and numerous facilities for arts, crafts, and sports.

Learn more information about Province here. 

2. Sun City Festival - Buckeye, AZ

Mid $200s - High $500s

Several Sun City communities made the best-selling list for Phoenix, and Sun City Festival was the most popular of all. It has 7,200 homes and a 45+ age restriction. Its amenities include the 18-hole Copper Canyon Golf Club, the Wood Shop and Craft Studio, and the Sage Recreation Center, which offers two pools, a spa, a fitness center, an outdoor auditorium, a softball stadium, and courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, basketball, and volleyball.

Learn more information about Sun City Festival here.

3. Mission Royale - Casa Grande, AZ

High $100s - Mid $300s

Mission Royale is in Casa Grande, roughly halfway between Phoenix and Tucson, though Phoenix is a little closer. This is a community of 1,292 homes for 55+ active adults. Amenities include the 18-hole Mission Royale Golf Club, two outdoor pools, four tennis courts, pickleball courts, a ballroom, a restaurant, and a fitness center.

Learn more information about Mission Royale here. 

4. Sun City Grand - Surprise, AZ

Low $200s - Mid $800s

Sun City Grand is a community of 9,802 homes for 45+ active adults. It's in the city of Surprise, in the northwest corner of the Phoenix urban area, surrounded by desert and mountains. Its amenities include four golf courses, several indoor and outdoor pools, an outdoor amphitheater, a ballroom, numerous sports facilities, and its own TV station.

Learn more information about Sun City Grand here.

5. Sun City - Sun City, AZ

Below $100k - High $800s

Just 15 miles from Downtown Phoenix, Sun City was the first active adult community in the country, and it remains one of the best-selling in Phoenix. With over 27,000 homes for the 55+ active adult, this community offers potential buyers a number of home models to choose from.

The amenities include 11 golf courses, 31 places of worship, a hospital, several recreation centers, several pools, a performing arts theater, a choice of eating places, and facilities for numerous sports, arts, and craft activities.

Learn more information about Sun City here. 

6. Sun City West - Sun City West, AZ

Low $100s - High $600s

Sun City West is just a few miles from the original Sun City, and it has 16,900 homes for 55+ active adults. Its many amenities include seven golf courses, nine restaurants, a hospital, 18 places of worship, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and pickleball courts, and facilities for many other sports as well as arts and crafts.

Learn more information about Sun City West here.

7. Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch - Florence, AZ

Low $100s - High $600s

This Sun City community is in the town of Florence, about 60 miles southeast of Downtown Phoenix. It's one of the smaller Del Webb communities, with 3,800 homes and a 55+ age restriction.

As part of the Merrill Ranch Master Plan, residents here have access to their own amenities as well as those within the larger community. These include the 18-hole Poston Butte Golf Club, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, an outdoor amphitheater, a fishing lake, and many facilities for arts, crafts, and various sports.

Learn more information about Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch here.

8. Robson Ranch Arizona - Eloy, AZ

Low $200s - High $400s

Robson Ranch Arizona is in the small city of Eloy, partway between Phoenix and Tucson. It's a gated community with 4,600 homes and a 40+ age restriction. Amenities include an 18-hole golf course, a Creative Arts Center, and a sports club with a fitness center as well as indoor and outdoor pools.

Learn more information about Robson Ranch Arizona here.

9. CantaMia - Goodyear, AZ

Low $200s - Mid $400s

CantaMia is in the city of Goodyear, about 30 miles southwest of Downtown Phoenix on the far side of the 19,840-acre Estrella Mountain Regional Park. It's a gated community of 1,700 homes for 55+ active adults. Amenities here include the 18-hole Golf Club of Estrella, a water park, indoor and outdoor pools, two fitness centers, and facilities for arts, crafts, and several sports.

Learn more information about CantaMia here.

10. Trilogy at Vistancia - Peoria, AZ

High $200s - Low $1Ms

The last of the top ten best-selling communities in and around Phoenix is Trilogy at Vistancia in the growing city of Peoria. It's a gated community of 3,300 homes for 55+ active adults. The amenities include an 18-hole golf course, two clubhouses, two fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools, and many other sports, arts, and crafts facilities.

Learn more information about Trilogy at Vistancia here.