Arizona 55+ Retirement, Phoenix Area Communities

Ahwatukee Active Adult, 55+ Phoenix AZ" href="">Ahwatukee Active Adult, 55+ Phoenix AZ

| Built: 1974 – 1987 | Gated: No

Phoenix, AZ – Located in the master-planned community of Ahwatukee Foothills, this community is close to downtown Phoenix, restaurants, shopping and medical facilities and is surrounded by beautiful foothills views.

Anthem Country Club, Arizona Phoenix AZ" href="">Anthem Country Club, Arizona Phoenix AZ

| Built: 1999 – 2006 | Gated: Yes

Phoenix, AZ – Anthem Country Club is part of the mulit-generational Del Webb master-planned community of Anthem. Although it is NOT age-restricted, many younger retirees and empty nesters adore this private country club community and like the younger demographics.

Apache Wells Mesa AZ" href="">Apache Wells Mesa AZ

| Built: 1960 – 1987 | Gated: No

Mesa, AZ – This 55+ community is comprised mostly of manufactured homes, but is undergoing a revitalization as more and more manufactured homes are replaced with regular “stick built” homes. Two gated towhome neighborhoods are also available.

Arizona Traditions Surprise, AZ" href="">Arizona Traditions Surprise, AZ

| Built: 1997 – 2012 | Gated: Yes

Surprise, AZ – Large enough to offer everything that the big Sun Cities can offer, but small enough to have a sense of neighborhood. This guard-gated community is often underrated and overlooked, but take a 2nd look – it has great amenities and affordable newer homes.

CantaMia at Estrella Goodyear AZ" href="">CantaMia at Estrella Goodyear AZ

| Built: 2010 – New | Gated: Yes

Goodyear, AZ – With acres of lakes and grass, this scenic community is a true lush oasis in the desert. CantaMia offers world class amenities, a stunning clubhouse, and all of the amenities of the greater master-planned community of Estrella.

Corte Bella Sun City West AZ" href="">Corte Bella Sun City West AZ

| Built: 2003 – 2007 | Gated: Yes

Sun City West, AZ – A beautiful private country club community by Del Webb with Santa Barbara inspired architecture, velvet green fairways, neatly groomed cypress trees, and quaint street lamps. The overall affect is charming and picturesque.

Dreamland Villa Mesa, AZ" href="">Dreamland Villa Mesa, AZ

| Built: 1959 – 1973 | Gated: No

Mesa, AZ – The very first 55+ community in Mesa, there are no HOA fees and recreation center fees are voluntary. This community works well for people who don’t mind an older house or minimal amenities, and want a very inexpensive home with very low carrying costs.

Encanterra by Trilogy San Tan Valley AZ" href="">Encanterra by Trilogy San Tan Valley AZ

| Built: 2008 – New | Gated: Yes

San Tan Valley, AZ – NOT age-restricted. An affordable option for those seeking a true private country club lifestyle with all the perks and amenities of the finest country club living anywhere. The jaw-dropping stunning clubhouse and golf course are sure to impress!.

Fountain of the Sun Mesa AZ" href="">Fountain of the Sun Mesa AZ

| Built: 1974 – 1994 | Gated: Yes

Mesa, AZ – This conveniently located gated community offers 24 hour security, friendly, down-to-earth residents, a wide variety of activities and amenities, and affordable living in manufactured homes, regular houses, patio homes and townhomes.

Leisure World Arizona Mesa AZ" href="">Leisure World Arizona Mesa AZ

| Built: 1974 – 1994 | Gated: Yes

Mesa, AZ – Residents of this well-established community pay high HOA and capital preservation fees, but with a major mall and a major hospital within five minutes, and convenient freeway access, this ideal location and the Leisure World brand name is a still a big draw.