Sun City Center - Sun City Center, FL

Quick Facts

Price Range
Below $100k - High $500s
Home Types
Attached, Single-Family
Number of Homes
9,500
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
55+
Gated
No
Construction Dates
1961 - 2018
Builder
Multiple Builders, Minto, Lennar, WCI, Del Webb
Reviews
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Sun City Center Overview

Sun City Center is an expansive 55+ community near Tampa, Florida. The community is a self-contained village complete with retail establishments, grocery stores, worship centers, and a hospital. Over 11,000 residents enjoy reasonably priced homes, resort-style amenities, and an active lifestyle with nearly 200 clubs and interest groups. Homes for sale in Sun City Center, FL are spread across a wide variety of homes models and styles, making it easy for buyers to find what they are looking for. The community's proximity to Tampa, the Gulf of Mexico, and other notable attractions make it a desirable option for those looking to take advantage of a coastal lifestyle. 

Buyers looking for Sun City Center, FL real estate have a variety of options here. 

Sun City Center Amenities

Sun City Center is home to an array of amenities uniquely crafted for residents. The community is designed around three amenity campuses that each offer facilities for fitness, social, and hobby activities.

The Central Campus includes several buildings and outdoor activity courts. The Atrium at the heart of the Central Campus is the focal point for many community activities. This campus contains the fitness center, an indoor lap pool, indoor walking and therapy pool, an aerobics and dance studio, card room, computer lab, and large conference center with several meeting rooms. There are also three regulation size lawn bowling courts, shuffleboard courts, an outdoor pool, library, woodworking shop and ceramics, pottery, and art studios at the Central Campus

The Old Town Hall in the Central Campus hosts a photography studio, billiard tables, an amateur radio club, and a small theater with stage. The Arts and Crafts Center includes rooms for bunka, stained glass, china painting, weavers looms, shell crafting, lapidary, and sewing.

The South Campus includes a 10,000 square-foot Community Hall that has a spacious auditorium with stage. The facility is often used for stage shows, dinners, and dances. There are several outdoor sport courts in the South Campus including four pickleball courts, ten Har-tru tennis courts, two volleyball courts, a softball field, and two dog parks. The West Campus includes gardening plots and RV storage.

In addition to the three amenity campuses in the original community neighborhood, there are several other amenity centers in the greater Sun City Center area including clubhouses in Kings Point and Renaissance Club neighborhoods reserved exclusively for residents of those areas. Greater Sun City Center Florida has eight golf courses that host 162-holes of golf. There are both championship and executive courses, and the community is home to the acclaimed Ben Sutton Golf School. Regardless of residents' skill levels, they are sure to find a course that provides an exciting golf experience. 

Sun City Center Homes & Real Estate

Sun City Center was started in 1961 by Del Webb. In 1972 Del Webb announced they would no longer continue development and sold the remaining undeveloped land. Since then, several new developers have stepped in to fulfill the construction of the community. Since the the community has had several developers, Sun City, FL homes for sale come in a variety of styles and floor plans. The greater Sun City Center, community encompasses several neighborhoods including the original community along with newer sections like Kings Point and Renaissance.

The largest section of this 55+ community is the original neighborhood built by Del Webb, which contains approximately 6,200 homes and has over 11,000 residents. Kings Point is a large gated neighborhood with approximately 5,300 villas and 9,500 residents. It is adjacent to the original neighborhood and has its own amenities and association. There are also several other neighborhoods including assisted and independent living facilities and Renaissance which is an enclave of single-family homes. 

A majority of the units in the community are single-family homes but there are also duplex villas and condominiums as well. Home prices, styles, and included options vary widely throughout the community. 

The Verona Collection by Minto offers unique attached home designs that offer 1,503 to 1,862 square feet of living space. These homes have two bedrooms, two bathroom, and an attached two-car garage.

Renaissance Siena Collection by Minto offers low-maintenance floor plans ranging from 1,544 to 2,557 square feet of living space. These homes have two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two or three-car garage.

The Renaissance Calabria Collection by Minto offers three floor plans ranging from 2,878 to 3,086 square feet of living space. These floor plans have at least three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an attached three-car garage.

Sun City Center Lifestyle

Members of the community live a low-maintenance and active lifestyle thanks to the variety of clubs and groups offered by Sun City Center. There are nearly 200 clubs and interest groups that cater to the residents. Homeowners interested in activities such as sports, cards, arts and crafts, fitness, and continuing education are sure to find something to suit their needs.

A membership association comprised of resident volunteers oversees all community amenities. The streets are golf cart permissible meaning residents can access shopping plazas, restaurants, and the amenities via golf carts. The activity center facilities on the three campuses are owned and managed by a volunteer Community Association Board of Directors elected by the residents. Each resident pays yearly dues for the use and upkeep of the library and buildings that house the many arts, crafts, hobby, and sport clubs. Most houses in the community belong to one of the more than 100 Home Owner Associations that charge a monthly or quarterly fee to cover costs such as lawn care, landscaping, and irrigation. Homes that are not located in a neighborhood association must maintain or pay for those services themselves.

Sun City Center, FL Area

Sun City Center is located 25 miles south of Tampa and is conveniently located near I-75, making trips to surrounding attractions readily accessible.

Residents are never far from what they may with grocery stores such as Save A Lot, ALDI, and Winn-Dixie all less than 10 minutes away. Pharmacy needs can be met at Walgreens and CVS. 

Sun City Center is also close to several health care providers, including Cornerstone Medical Center, Manatee Memorial Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. 

When homeowners are looking for dining and entertainment options, they can travel along Sun City Center Boulevard which is home to several restaurants, retailers, and night life options. Additional attractions in the area include The Florida Aquarium, Little Manatee River State Park, and  the Showmen's Museum. 

Nature lovers looking explore the outdoors have plenty of options close to home. Parks and greenspaces such as Bullfrog Creek Mitigation Park, Apollo Beach Park, and Bethune Park are all just a few minutes away. Golfers can tee off at courses like Specter Golf Club, Cypress Creek Golf Club, and Caloosa Golf & Country Club. 

Those hoping to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck as Sun City Center is just 30 minutes from Tampa, making it easy to access everything the city has to offer. When it comes to long-distance travel, Tampa International Airport is just 35 miles away. 

Models

Check back soon for more information on the model collections and floor plans available in Sun City Center.

Sun City Center Amenities

Kings Point Clubhouse

The Kings Point Clubhouse is available to all residents of the gated Kings Point neighborhood within Sun City Center. Use of the facilities is included in the monthly homeowner's association fee.

  • Clubhouse - 97,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Le Perk Cafe
  • Fitness Center
  • Men's and Women's Sauna & Showers
  • Outdoor Resort-Style Pool
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Indoor Whirlpool
  • Borini Theatre
  • Ballroom
  • Cyberspace Room
  • Atrium Room & Outdoor Open Atrium
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Model & Hobby Room
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Lapidary Studio
  • Card Room
  • Social Rooms
  • Library
  • Billiards Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Floating Fishing Dock
  • Gazebo
  • Internal & External Tram Services and Event Bus

Kings Point South Clubhouse

The Kings Point South Clubhouse is available to all residents of the gated Kings Point neighborhood within Sun City Center. Use of the facilities is included in the monthly homeowner's association fee.

  • Clubhouse - 29,000 Sq Ft
  • Spa Serenity
  • Fitness Center
  • Men's and Women's Locker Rooms
  • Heated Indoor 4 Lane Lap Pool
  • Aerobics Exercise Pool
  • Resort-Style Outdoor Pool
  • Palm Court Cafe with Outdoor Terrace
  • Jubilee Hall Multi-Purpose Room
  • Game Room
  • Pottery Shoppe
  • Stained Glass Studio
  • Art Gallery
  • Cyberspace Room
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • 4 Pickleball Courts
  • 44 Lane Shuffleboard Courts
  • Dual Half-Court Basketball/Volleyball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • 10 Lane Lawn Bowling Greens

Club Renaissance - 43,000 Sq. Ft.

Club Renaissance is a private clubhouse reserved for the residents of the Renaissance community. Residents of this community may optionally join for $2,083 per person per year. This fee does not include golf.

  • Club Renaissance - 43,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Resort-Style Swimming Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa Fitness Bar
  • Full Service Spa Celeste
  • Wellness Center
  • Mind & Body Studio
  • Bacchus Country Club Fine Dining
  • Amici's Casual Dining
  • Indoor Walking/Jogging Track
  • Wine Cabinet for Club Members
  • Golf Pro Shop

Community Association South Campus

The Sun City Community Association South Campus is available to residents of Sun City Center including Kings Point and Renaissance. Use of the South Campus is included in the monthly homeowner's association dues.

  • Community Hall
  • 10 Tennis Courts
  • 4 Pickleball Courts
  • 2 Volleyball Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Handball Courts
  • Softball Field
  • 1/2 Basketball Court
  • 2 Fenced in Dog Parks
  • Walking & Biking Trails

Community Association North Campus

The Sun City Community Association North Campus is available to residents of Sun City Center including Kings Point and Renaissance. Use of the North Campus is included in the monthly homeowner's association dues.

  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Heated Indoor Walking Pool
  • Steamed Sauna
  • Fitness Center
  • Dance Studio
  • Pottery Room
  • Art Studio
  • Rollins Theater
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Billiards Room
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • 3 Lawn Bowling Greens

Sun City Center Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Sun City Center. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Aerobics - Low Impact Aerobics
  • American Association of University Women
  • Aquatic Fitness
  • Arts and Crafts Clubs
  • Art Club
  • Audubon Society
  • Big Band
  • Billiards
  • Bingo
  • Boom Ba Dance
  • Bridge Association
  • British Connection
  • Bunka - Bunka Arts
  • Bunka - Tai-Pan Bunka Club
  • Caberet
  • Cards
  • Ceramics
  • Chess Club
  • China Painting
  • Chorus-Men's
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Computer Club (PC & Mac)
  • Crafts and Things
  • Model Yachts
  • Dance
  • Ballroom Dance
  • Big Band Dance
  • Moonglow Dance
  • Solo Line Dancing
  • SwimDancers
  • Square Dancing
  • Tab Dancing
  • Dog Owners Group
  • Exercise
  • Elegant Garden
  • Flexercise & Aerobic Dance
  • Foxy Seniors Dance Club
  • Friends of European Brass
  • Florida Senior American Cameo Club
  • Fun Squad
  • Galaxy Bridge
  • German American
  • Golf
  • Guild of Technical & Electronic Experimenters
  • Hand & Foot
  • High Twelve Masonic
  • Historical Society of Greater SCC
  • Horseshoe Pitching
  • Indiana
  • Intellectual Information Exchange Club
  • International Forum of SCC
  • Investment Club
  • Jazz
  • Lapidary
  • Lawn Bowling
  • Man-to-Man
  • Men's Club
  • Metaphysical Group
  • Minibus Trips
  • Model Railroad
  • Music
  • Needlecrafters
  • Needlepointers
  • Organ
  • Ladies' Penny Ante
  • Photography
  • Pickleball
  • Pinochle
  • Men's Poker
  • Potters Wheel
  • Progressive Bridge
  • Recreational Vehicle
  • Amateur Radio
  • Registered Nurses
  • Sawdust Engineers
  • Sew 'N Sews
  • Shellcrafters
  • Shuffleboard
  • Softball
  • Stained Glass
  • Table Tennis
  • Tax Aide
  • Tennis
  • Tillers & Toilers
  • Travel Club
  • Unit Presidents Exchange Group (UPEG)
  • Veterans
  • Volleyball
  • Weavers Guild
  • Weight Control Group
  • Women's Club
  • Woodcarvers
  • Writing
  • Yoga

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