Sun City is a resort-style community located in Palm Desert that was developed by the Del Webb Corporation between 1992 and 2003 and is the largest 55+ active-adult community in the Coachella Valley. Residents are offered the country club lifestyle plus 24-hour security and an abundance of amenities without the high membership costs.
The community spans 1,600 meticulously planned acres and includes two championship 18-hole golf courses, 3 signature clubhouses/rec centers, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, numerous personal interest clubs, a variety of planned activities and so much more.
Sun City is in a great location, close to shopping, restaurants, and everyday amenities. Residents can even drive their golf cart to get there utilizing the community's private golf cart gate.
Sun City Real Estate
Sun City is comprised of approximately 5000 homes with nearly 50 different floor plans and over 120 variations, all surrounding two beautifully manicured championship golf courses. Sun City real estate includes a diverse collection of well-appointed homes in a variety of styles, designs, sizes, amenities, and price points, located on and off the golf course. All the properties are easily accessible single-story homes that include a 2-car garage with golf cart storage.
Featuring a Spanish Colonial Revival-style architecture, floor plans include 1 - 3 bedrooms that range from approximately 1,000 Sq.ft on up to 3,300 Sq.ft. of living space. With nearly 50 different floor plans and over 120 variations, each home has its own character. Prices for a home in Sun City range from the mid $200s up to $970K-plus. Sun City in Palm Desert even has its very own zip code: 92211.
Sun City Lifestyle
Residents of Sun City have plenty of amenities at their fingertips to stay busy and enjoy an active lifestyle. This includes two 18-hole championship golf courses, an 18-hole putting course, driving range, and multiple practice areas, 3 clubhouses/rec centers, a 250 Seat auditorium including theater seating, large ballroom, 4 outdoor pools, an indoor pool, a spa, a post office, a library, a travel center, 10 tennis courts, 4 pickleball courts, bocce ball, a billiards room, and a computer club.
There's also 2 fitness centers, and indoor running circuit, a catch and release fishing pond, sailing & boating activities, numerous personal interest clubs and hobby groups, and a variety of events and activities including lectures, dances, wine tasting, and movies, just to name a few. Sun City is legendary for their galas, balls, and parties all hosted in the Sierra Ballroom.
There are several restaurants within the community to choose from including Papa Dan's, Boulevard Cafe, Ventana Restaurant, the Daily Grind Coffee House, and Martini's Piano Bar.
The nearest hospitals/medical centers include Eisenhower Medical Center, John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, and Desert Regional Medical Center. The closest major airport is Palm Springs International Airport, located approximately 13 miles from Sun City.
Sun City Clubhouses
The Mountain View Clubhouse amenities include a fitness center, indoor lap pool & spa, the Daily Grind Coffee House, a large computer room, a post office, a large ballroom, several meeting rooms, and a pro shop. Residents can choose to dine at the Ventana Restaurant, great for elegant dinners and Papa Dan's for Italian fare. Outdoors, includes a pool & spa, and tennis and pickleball courts.
Lakeview Clubhouse features 4 meeting rooms, a fitness center, an indoor walking track, a personal trainer (by appointment), and a wellness center.
The Sunset View Clubhouse includes a library, a speaker's hall, aerobics, and dance studio, card & meeting rooms, and a billiards room. The Boulevards Restaurant at the Sunset Clubhouse offers outstanding views of the surrounding mountains and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7-days a week. Outdoors, the club features a swimming pool & spa and 8 bocce ball courts.
At the heart of the community is the Golf Club's par 72 - 36-hole regulation golf course designed by former PGA Tour players Billy Casper and Greg Nash. Mountain View Golf Club offers pay-as-you-play opportunities seven days a week and preferential rates for residents.
The club is divided into two 18-hole courses. Both the San Gorgonio Course and the Santa Rosa Course offer an exceptional playing experience on gorgeous fairways and greens, with panoramic mountain views, scenic lakes, and waterways. There is also an 18-hole putting course, a driving range, and a fully-appointed pro shop.