A crane standing beside a stream on a sunny day in Sunland Springs Village in Mesa, Arizona

Active adults with $350k to spend can get a lot of bang for their buck in Phoenix, Arizona.

What can active adults buy in Phoenix, Arizona with a budget of $350k? There are numerous communities with homes for sale in that price range, and the ones below are all in Phoenix or adjoining cities such as Mesa, Gilbert, and Chandler.

Sunland Springs Village - Mesa, AZ

Low $200s - Mid $500s

Sunland Springs Village is a community for 55+ active adults, and it has 2,890 attached and single-family homes. It's a 25-minute drive from Downtown Mesa and about 40 minutes from Downtown Phoenix.

Amenities include a 27-hole golf course, a recreation center, a 13,000-square-foot auditorium, a fitness center, two outdoor pools, and facilities for tennis, pickleball, bocce, shuffleboard, softball, volleyball, and basketball. There are also numerous clubs, classes, and activities including a book club, a singles group, yoga, dancing, card and board games, arts and crafts, and tai chi.

There are a number of models, the smallest being 1,064 square feet. These have one bedroom, a den, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage. The largest models are 2,315 square feet with three bedrooms, a den, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a two-and-a-half-car garage. With a budget of $350k, buyers can find a home of about 1,500 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

Learn more information about Sunland Springs Village here.

Leisure World - Mesa, AZ

High $100s - High $400s

Leisure World is a gated community for 45+ active adults, and it has 2,664 homes which are a mix of attached and single-family homes as well as condos. It's about a 20-minute drive from Downtown Mesa with its historic buildings, restaurants, museums, and shopping, though the Superstition Springs Center is right next door to Leisure World. This center has over 150 stores including Macy's, Target, Best Buy, and a Walmart Supercenter. 

Amenities here include two 18-hole golf courses, three ballrooms, a fitness center, an aerobics studio, three outdoor pools, hiking and biking trails, and courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce, shuffleboard, and basketball. Residents have countless clubs, classes, and activities available to them, including yoga, Spanish, singing, dancing, a big band, writing, arts and crafts, and card and board game groups.

The smallest home models are condos at just under 1,000 square feet, while single-family homes are available at over 3,000 square feet. For $350k, buyers can find homes of up to 2,000 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

Learn more information about Leisure World here.

Trilogy at Power Ranch - Gilbert, AZ

High $200s - Low $400s

Trilogy at Power Ranch is a gated community for 55+ active adults, and it has 2,035 single-family homes. It's in the city of Gilbert, which is part of the urban area of Greater Phoenix. The community is a 25-minute drive from Downtown Gilbert, Downtown Phoenix is a 45-minute drive away, and a short 20-minute drive will give residents access to all the outdoor activities at the San Tan Mountain Regional Park.

Amenities include the Trilogy at Power Ranch Golf Club which has an 18-hole course, practice facilities, a pro shop, and a bistro and bar. Other amenities include a 27,000-square-foot clubhouse, a movie theater, a fitness center, two eating places, two outdoor pools, arts and crafts studios, a library, and courts for tennis and bocce. Residents join in many activities by way of clubs and classes for things like dancing, theater, aerobics, cooking, and hiking.

There are many models available, the smallest being casitas of 1,100 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two- or two-and-a-half-car garage. The largest models are 2,505 square feet, and these have two bedrooms, a den, up to three bathrooms, and a three-car garage. For $350k, a buyer can get up to 1,600 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

Learn more information about Trilogy at Power Ranch here.

Ahwatukee Retirement Village - Phoenix, AZ

High $100s - Mid $300s

Ahwatukee Retirement Village is an active adult community with a 55+ age restriction, and it has 1,686 attached and single-family homes. It's one of the handful of communities actually in Phoenix itself, a 5-minute drive off Interstate-10 and a 30-minute drive from Downtown Phoenix. The Santa Catalina Mountains are just a few minutes away, with outdoor activities available in the 16,000-acre South Mountain Park and Preserve.

Amenities are spread across three buildings, with the main building including a ballroom, a library, a card room, and billiards. The Arts and Crafts Building has an arts and crafts studio, a woodworking shop, and other studios for lapidary work, stained glass, and ceramics. The third building is the Wellness Center, and this has a fitness center, an aerobics and dance studio, an indoor lap pool, an outdoor pool, 10 shuffleboard courts, and other courts for tennis, bocce, and pickleball. There are also numerous clubs and classes, including painting, writing, Zumba, a singles club, arts and crafts groups, card and board games, and sports clubs.

Models range from about 1,000 to 2,000 square feet, and most have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached garage. For a budget of $350k, buyers can get a four-bedroom home of up to 2,000 square feet.

Learn more information about Ahwatukee Retirement Village here.

Solera - Chandler, AZ

High $100s - High $300s

Solera is a gated community for the 45+ active adult with 1,149 single-family homes. It's in Chandler, another city in the Phoenix urban area. The community is a 15-minute drive from Downtown Chandler and a 25-minute drive from the 10,000-acre San Tan Mountain Regional Park.

Amenities include an 18-hole golf course, a ballroom, arts and crafts studios, two outdoor pools, a fitness center, and courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce, and shuffleboard. The many clubs and classes include dancing, card and board games, a men's softball league, painting, and gardening.

The smallest home models offer 1,151 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage; some also have dens. The largest homes available are 2,421 square feet with two bedrooms, a den, three bathrooms, and a two-and-a-half-car garage. For $350k, homebuyers can get up to 2,000 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached garage.

Learn more information about Solera here.