Top 10 Best-Selling Active Adult Communities in Arizona

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It\'s no surprise that Sun City ranks as a best-selling community in Arizona.

With its pleasant weather and easy lifestyle, Arizona has long remained a top spot for active adults. And in a recent review of 55 Places’ sales data, Sun City communities were the clear leaders in Arizona. It’s easy to see why. Their low-maintenance homes and resort-style amenities are attractive for many homeowners. Below is a list of the ten best-selling communities in Arizona on 55places.com from July 2017 to June 2018.

1. Sun City FestivalBuckeye, AZ

Mid $200s – High $500s

Located in the northwest valley of Phoenix, Sun City Festival is a popular 45+ age-restricted community that has 7,200 homes in a resort-like atmosphere. At the heart of Sun City Festival is the 31,000 square-foot Sage Recreation Center, which offers a large outdoor pool with waterfalls, a high-end fitness center, a grand ballroom, and more.

The Sage Recreation Center is also home to the Arizona State University Lifelong Learning Academy, where residents have access to top-notch educational opportunities from ASU educators. With its rich assortment of activities, Sun City Festival is a wonderful place for those seeking an active, social lifestyle and the ability to pursue their educational passions in a community environment.

Learn more information about Sun City Festival here.

2. Sun CitySun City, AZ

Below $100k – High $800s

Located just 16 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix is the original 55+ community of Sun City. This community has over 27,000 homes and it was the first active adult community in the United States. Since its development in 1960, Sun City has grown to include 11 golf courses and countless amenities, including ballrooms, libraries, a softball field, arts and crafts studios, churches, shopping areas, and more. Sun City’s reasonably priced homes and convenient location have established it as a favorite.

Learn more information about Sun City here.

3. ProvinceMaricopa, AZ

High $100s – High $500s

A bench beside the boccee ball courts at Province in Maricopa, Arizona
If you’re looking for modern and private amenities in Arizona, Province is a great place to start.

Province is a 55+ community situated in the quiet desert town of Maricopa. This active adult community has over 2,217 new and resale homes, and it was previously voted the “best active adult community in the U.S.” Part of what makes Province special is its 32,000 square-foot clubhouse. This immense social and recreation center includes a resort-style outdoor pool and it is surrounded by a 50-acre lake, allowing residents to unwind and relax.

Learn more information about Province here.

4. Sun City GrandSurprise, AZ

Low $200s – Mid $800s

Situated in the charming city of Surprise, AZ is Sun City Grand, a 45+ community that offers 9,802 homes, including single-family homes, attached homes, and low-maintenance condos. Residents enjoy Sun City Grand because of its quaint vibe, newer homes, and its location in the uncongested area of Phoenix’s northwest valley. It offers an easy lifestyle where residents have access to nearly anything they’ll need right in the community, including a continuing education center, a spa, several outdoor pools, a coffee shop, and more.

Learn more information about Sun City Grand here.

5. SaddleBrookeTucson, AZ

High $100s – High $900s

Aerial view of the outdoor pool and patio at SaddleBrooke in Tucson, Arizona
SaddleBrook is known for its scenic views and proximity to several outdoor recreation spots.

SaddleBrooke in Tucson caters to the active lifestyles of adults aged 40 and up. With over 4,589 new and resale homes, this community offers a diverse range of floor plans to meet different needs and preferences. Due to its location nestled at the base of the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains, the community is an attractive option for those seeking a home near outdoor recreation.

In addition to its easy access to the mountains, SaddleBrook offers world-class amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, several clubhouses, an outdoor lap pool and spa, and the DesertView Performing Arts Center, which has stadium-style seating for over 400 people.

Learn more information about SaddleBrook here.

6. Sun City WestSun City West, AZ

Low $100s – High $600s

Sun City West is located just a few miles away from the original Sun City community. While this 55+ community is not as large as the original Sun City, it boasts nearly 17,000 homes and a wide range of amenities and attractions. Residents enjoy the fact that most of their daily errands and shopping can be carried out using the convenient, golf cart-legal streets. In addition to its resort-style recreation activities, Sun City West also has grocery stores, post offices, churches, banks, and a hospital.

Learn more information about Sun City West here.

8. Robson RanchEloy, AZ

Low $200s – High $400s

Robson Ranch golf course water hazard in Eloy, Arizona
Robson Ranch has quickly made a name for itself as a popular age-restricted community in Arizona.

Robson Ranch caters to the active lifestyles of adults aged 40 and up. It has 4,600 single family and attached homes and it is a wonderful option for those seeking a serene desert escape. Amenities include a fishing lake, 18-hole golf course, a top-notch fitness center to stay in shape, tennis courts, and more. With its beautiful mountain views and world-class amenities, Robson Ranch remains a popular choice for homebuyers looking to avoid the congestion of city life.

Learn more information about Robson Ranch here.

10. Trilogy at VistanciaPeoria, AZ

High $200s – Low $1Ms

Trilogy at Vistancia is a gated 55+ community that caters to active adults seeking a modern, upscale lifestyle. From exquisitely detailed craftsmanship to its world-class amenities, this award-winning, master-planned community offers a luxurious environment. Residents can socialize and stay fit at the 35,000 square-foot Kava Club, while the miles of walking and biking trails offer outdoor recreation with stunning views. Conveniently located north of the 303 transit corridor, residents of Trilogy at Vistancia can easily access Phoenix while remaining tucked away from the city.

Learn more information about Trilogy at Vistancia here.

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