arizona 55: The Possibilities are Endless in Sun City - 02/13/20 11:58 AM
Moving to a sizable active adult community means more amenities, events, activities, and fun. Sun City is Arizona’s tried and true 55+ community that set the standard 60 years ago. Not only is it hard to beat a location nestled between vibrant city life and scenic mountain views, but homeowners in Sun City enjoy a variety of entertainment options and over 290 days of sunshine each year.
This expansive community of 27,492 homes was constructed by Del Webb from 1960-1978. When built, Del Webb offered over 100 different floor plans to homebuyers, however, many have been remodeled since their construction. Homes in … (0 comments)

arizona 55: Trilogy at Vistancia, Peoria, Arizona Active Adult - 01/20/12 02:52 AM
For the ultimate in luxurious active adult living look no further than Trilogy at Vistancia in Peoria, Arizona.  This breathtaking Shea Homes community is located within the award-winning Vistancia master planned community. Residents enjoy a private, gated entry, beautifully designed amenities and finely crafted homes. Living at Trilogy Vistancia truly is like living in a 5-star resort.
Since opening in 2004, this upscale Arizona active adult community has won numerous awards thanks to the exquisite attention-to-detail evident throughout the entire community. From the grand community entryway and the lush landscaping to the lavish designer touches in the lodge and wonderful craftsmanship, … (1 comments)

arizona 55: Province, Maricopa, Arizona - 12/14/11 07:09 AM
Desert bound retirees in search of the best in active adult living will find everything they’ve been looking for at Province in Maricopa, Arizona. This 55+ community was once honored as the best active adult community in the U.S. by the National Association of Home Builders.  Province opened in 2004 and is being developed by Meritage Homes. Gorgeous desert surroundings, luxury amenities, an exciting social atmosphere and attractively priced homes all combine to create a highly sought after Arizona retirement destination community.
The town of Maricopa is a quiet desert oasis about 38 miles south of Phoenix. Over the past … (0 comments)

arizona 55: Ventana Lakes, Peoria, Arizona - 11/28/11 01:59 AM
Ventana Lakes is a nature enthusiasts dream with nine sparkling community lakes and tranquil waterfalls. Scenic walking trails wind throughout this unique active adult community where residents are encouraged to enjoy fishing or paddleboat activities on the numerous community lakes. In addition to water recreation, Ventana Lakes also features a wonderful clubhouse boasting an exciting line-up of amenities.
The Yacht Club is the resident clubhouse at this popular Arizona 55+ community. Here residents enjoy a comprehensive fitness center with an aerobics studio, sauna and steam rooms. There is a relaxing library perfect for catching up on the latest book club … (2 comments)

arizona 55: Ironwood Village, Casa Grande, Arizona - 11/20/11 02:35 PM
Arizona retirees looking for an intimate sized community offering a private gated entry and attractively priced homes will want to visit Ironwood Village in Casa Grande.  This newer 55+ community features a scenic desert location yet it is still close to everyday conveniences. Minutes from home residents enjoy a new shopping center, restaurants, casino and outdoor recreation including multiple golf courses.  The town of Phoenix is only 40 miles from the community making for an ideal daytrip or a weekend getaway.
Ironwood Village opened in 2004 and is being built by Keystone. Plans call for just 264 homes upon completion, … (0 comments)

arizona 55: Mountainbrook Village by Shea Homes, Gold Canyon, Arizona - 10/30/11 11:22 AM
Set in the scenic Arizona desert is Mountainbrook Village by Shea Homes. This private community, set away from the hustle and bustle of Phoenix, offers stunning mountain and desert vistas, fabulous amenities and attractively priced homes. Shea Homes choose a premiere location for this 55+ community in the Gold Canyon at the base of the Superstition Mountains. Residents appreciate the somewhat secluded location that’s only minutes from everyday conveniences. The towns of Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler and all less than a 30 minute drive away. Downtown Phoenix is 40 miles away.
Mountainbrook Village was built between 1989 and 2001. Today … (0 comments)

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