sun city: 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)

sun city: Activities at Sun City Arizona - 03/19/14 02:15 AM
As the first 55+ active adult community in the state, it should come as no surprise that the beautiful Sun City Arizona is incredibly well known. Situated just 16 miles northwest of the humming downtown Phoenix, Sun City Arizona combines gorgeous weather, exciting off-site activities, and true resort-style living, drawing residents from far and wide.
Enjoying year-round sunshine, Sun City Arizona often attracts active adults looking to stay fit and have fun doing it. From the community’s 11 golf courses to the natural walking and biking trails, from the expansive outdoor pool to the tennis courts, many migrate to Arizona for … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Apple Valley by Del Webb, Apple Valley, California 55+ - 02/01/12 05:27 AM
Sun City Apple Valley is a Del Webb community within the Inland Empire area of Southern California. The location offers a carefree and relaxed lifestyle, sun-filled days, clean air, low taxes and reasonably priced homes.  The town of Apple Valley is nestled among the soaring San Gorgonio Mountains yet is still easily accessible via the Cajon Pass. Residents enjoy gorgeous scenic surroundings and plenty of outdoor recreation including hiking, fishing, camping, biking and more. The San Bernardino National Forest is just eight miles away while major cities such as Los Angeles and Palm Springs can be reached in less than two … (1 comments)

sun city: Illinois’ 10 Best Active Adult Communities - 01/16/12 01:39 PM
The Chicago, Illinois area is home to many diverse active adult communities. There are newer developments and more well-established neighborhoods. They range from having less than 100 homes to well over 5,000 residences, including options to fit nearly any budget.
Here are our picks for Illinois’ 10 best active adult communities:
1. Sun City Huntley – Huntley, ILWith over 5,400 homes spread over 2,300 acres, Sun City Huntley is one of the largest and most amenity-rich active adult communities in the Midwest. In addition to the fabulous resort-style amenities, the community also offers a vast array of social clubs, classes and … (1 comments)

sun city: Sun City MacDonald Ranch by Del Webb, Henderson, Nevada - 12/06/11 07:53 AM
At the southern edge of the Las Vegas Valley sits Sun City MacDonald Ranch by Del Webb. The exciting location just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip has made this 55+ community a popular Nevada retirement destination.  Whether you want to experience the excitement of Las Vegas, take in cultural attractions and museums or relax in the beauty of the great outdoors, you’ll find countless opportunities just minutes from home.
Del Webb built the 2,513 homes in this popular 55+ community between 1996 and 2001. Today’s homebuyers can select from a wide assortment of resale homes priced from the low $100’s … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Mesquite by Del Webb, Mesquite, Nevada Active Adult - 09/20/11 05:33 AM
Sun City Mesquite by Del Webb boasts the perfect combination of world-class amenities and attractively priced homes all in a wonderful desert location 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Since opening in 2007, this gorgeous community is quickly becoming one of the most popular retirement destinations in Nevada. Mesquite averages 300 days of sunshine a year, low humidity and no state income tax. The scenic location is ideal for outdoor recreation such as hiking, mountain biking and golf.
Del Webb designed Sun City Mesquite to fit in perfectly with the surrounding scenic landscape. Planned for 3,725 homes upon completion, the … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City by Del Webb, Sun City, Arizona - 08/09/11 04:04 AM
Sun City Arizona by Del Webb is a premiere example of active adult living at its finest. As the very first 55+ active adult community in the entire country, Sun City Arizona is an amazing resort-style retirement destination offering something for everyone. Del Webb pioneered the active adult community concept with the opening of Sun City Arizona in 1960. Over the next 18 years, Del Webb built just over 26,000 homes, 11 golf courses and hundreds of amenities all to create the ultimate retirement destination. Today over 44,000 residents call this award-winning community home.
 Sun City Arizona offers resale homes … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Shadow Hills by Del Webb, Indio, California - 07/14/11 02:53 AM
Sun City Shadow Hills is a fabulous Del Webb community in the Coachella Valley of California. Located in Indio, CA, the community opened in 2003 and is planned for 3,200 homes upon completion. Although smaller than neighboring 55+ communities, Sun City Palm Desert will be just as grand with world-class amenities, finely crafted homes and the famous Del Webb lifestyle.
The amenities at this elegant California active adult community are centered around the well-appointed Monticello Clubhouse and Recreation Center. With 35,000 square feet, the community clubhouse features a wide variety of amenities to support a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Huntley by Del Webb, Huntley, Illinois - 07/11/11 02:43 PM

Del Webb’s first Midwestern active adult community is almost sold out of new construction homes. Since opening in 1998, Sun City Huntley has grown to be the ultimate Midwestern retirement destination. Upon completion, this Midwestern retirement destination will have just under 5,500 homes. Del Webb designed Sun City Huntley with a wealth of fabulous features and amenities to please even the most discerning active adult homebuyer. Below are just 5 of the reasons Sun City Huntley has proven to be one of the most popular active adult communities in the entire Midwest.
#1: Over 100,000 square feet of amenities Sun … (0 comments)

sun city: Phoenix Active Adult Communities for Under $150k - 06/11/11 03:19 AM
Active adults who want to retire in the Phoenix area can choose from a wide variety of age-restricted communities. In addition to having fabulous amenities, many of these communities also have affordable homes, including some for $150,000 or less. Here are some of our favorites.
1. Sun City — $70,000 to Low $500s
The country’s first active adult community is still one of the best. Opened in 1960, Sun City by Del Webb has expanded over the years to include over 26,000 homes, 11 golf courses and enough amenities and social clubs to keep even the most active retiree busy. Sun … (1 comments)

sun city: Sun City Huntley by Del Webb in Illinois Opens New Restaurant - 04/25/11 02:17 PM
For years residents of Sun City Huntley enjoyed their wonderful community restaurant, The Walleye Grill. In the fall of last year The Walleye Grill closed its doors due to financial challenges. Since then residents have been anxiously awaiting a new restaurant to open in its place within the 94,000 square-foot Prairie Lodge. Earlier this month residents were thrilled to welcome the brand new Jameson’s restaurant to the community. Jameson’s boasts a beautifully updated interior and a fabulous new menu.
Jameson’s prides itself on its hardy hand-cut steaks, fall off the bone ribs, made from scratch soups, freshly baked bread and friendly … (2 comments)

sun city: Sun City Peachtree by Del Webb, Griffin, Georgia - 04/24/11 01:33 PM
Del Webb’s Sun City Peachtree in Griffin, Georgia is one of the most popular active adult communities in the entire Southeast. Set on 1,700 acres of sprawling forests and gently rolling hills, this 55+ Del Webb masterpiece combines southern charm and world-class amenities to create an exciting active adult retirement destination. Sun City Peachtree boasts a fabulous clubhouse, 18-hole golf course and the famous Del Webb lifestyle.
The community clubhouse known as Club Peachtree is a relatively new amenity center of 45,000 square feet. Since opening in 2009, residents have been busy enjoying its many features. There is a state-of-the-art fitness … (1 comments)

sun city: Sun City Texas by Del Webb, Georgetown, Texas - 04/22/11 02:52 PM
The largest active adult community in Texas of course boasts the largest collection of world-class amenities. Sun City Texas by Del Webb in Georgetown, Texas is located 35 miles north of Austin. Georgetown offers wonderful shopping, dining and outdoor recreation just minutes from home. The city of Austin is only 30 minutes away offering a vibrant nightlight, museums, cultural attractions and entertainment hotspots.
Del Webb opened Sun City Texas in 1995. The community sits on 5,300 acres of land and is planned for 7,500 homes upon completion. Today buyers can select from either new construction or resale homes priced from the … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Lincoln Hills by Del Webb, Lincoln, California - 04/08/11 06:28 AM
The largest 55+ active adult community in California is Del Webb’s Sun City Lincoln Hills. The community was built between1999 and 2008. It features 6,800 homes set on 2,370 acres of California countryside. The town of Lincoln, California is approximately 30 miles northeast of Sacramento and within a two-hour drive from numerous area attractions including Lake Tahoe, The Bay Area and Napa Valley.
Closer to home just 30 minutes from the community is the town of Sacramento offering stunning surroundings, luxury shopping, exquisite dining and fantastic outdoor recreation. Less than 20 miles away is the popular Folsom Lake, an 18,000-acre boating … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City MacDonald Ranch by Del Webb, Henderson, Nevada - 03/22/11 03:11 AM
With 2,513 single family homes and villas in a premiere Nevada location, Del Webb Sun City MacDonald Ranch is one of the most popular active adult communities in Nevada. Built between 1996 and 2001, this 55+ masterpiece boasts amazing views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Set in the town of Henderson, the community is conveniently located to the excitement of downtown Las Vegas and the glamorous Vegas Strip.
The homes of Sun City MacDonald Ranch are available on a resale basis with prices ranging from the low $100’s to the high $300’s. The majority of the homes are traditional single … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Anthem by Del Webb, Henderson, Nevada - 03/03/11 02:22 PM
Sun City Anthem is one of the largest active adult communities in Las Vegas. With nearly 7,200 homes this resort-style community offers an ideal location, fabulous amenities and quality built homes. Set in the foothills of the Black Mountains, the community offers amazing views of the Las Vegas strip, fresh clean air and comfortable temperatures. Henderson, NV is ideally located at the southern edge of the Las Vegas Valley just minutes from fantastic shopping, restaurants, outdoor recreation, museums, nightlife and more.
Built by Del Webb between 1998 and 2008, Sun City Anthem offers a wide variety of homes ranging in price … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Summerlin by Del Webb, Las Vegas, Nevada - 02/10/11 03:52 AM
Del Webb’s Sun City Summerlin was the first Del Webb active adult community in Las Vegas and is now home to nearly 8,000 residences. Located on over 2,400 acres, this award-winning 55+ community is the largest of its kind of Nevada and is just minutes from the exciting Las Vegas strip. With stunning mountain views, countless amenities and the famous Del Webb lifestyle, it’s no wonder Sun City Summerlin is a highly sought after retirement destination.
Las Vegas is a hot spot for active adult living thanks to the outstanding selection of conveniences close to home including shops, restaurants, hospitals, golf … (0 comments)

sun city: Atlanta’s 6 Best Active Adult Communities - 01/29/11 01:04 PM
The state of Georgia is a popular destination for active adults aged 55 or better, and the Atlanta area is one of its hottest places to relocate. The city offers fine restaurants, diverse shopping opportunities and impressive cultural attractions, as well as its own rich history and distinctive southern charm.
If you are considering living near Atlanta, here are six of the area’s most popular active adult communities:
1. Sun City PeachtreeThe diverse activities available at Sun City Peachtree are centered around its magnificent 45,000 square foot amenity center. Opened in 2009, this stunning clubhouse includes amenities such as a state-of-the-art … (1 comments)

sun city: Del Webb Sun City Shadow Hills - Bigger and Better - 01/13/11 02:44 AM
The amenity-rich Sun City Shadow Hills community will soon offer active adult residents even more with a second spacious clubhouse and many beautiful new homes. Set in the Coachella Valley, in Indio, California, Sun City Shadow Hills is a beautiful Del Webb development designed to specifically meet the needs of residents aged 55 and older. Upon completion, this lavish community will include 3,200 single-family homes and two spectacular clubhouses.
The current clubhouse at Sun City Shadow Hills, the Monticello Clubhouse and Recreation Center, includes 35,000 square feet of amenities. The state-of-the-art fitness center is complete with cardiovascular and strength equipment, an … (0 comments)

sun city: Sun City Roseville by Del Webb, Roseville, California - 01/04/11 01:35 PM
Del Webb’s Sun City Roseville community is just a two hour drive from popular California destinations plus just 20 miles northeast of Sacramento, California. Located in the town of Roseville, this CA 55+ community offers fabulous amenities, 27-holes of golf, a wonderful location, mature landscaping and newer ranch homes built between 1994 and 2000.
Residents of Sun City Roseville enjoy an ideal location close to the famous Napa Valley and Sonoma wineries, the relaxing Lake Tahoe and the excitement of San Francisco. Even closer to the community is the city of Sacramento offering fantastic shopping, dining, outdoor recreation and entertainment. Even … (1 comments)

 
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