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MountainBrook Village – Gold Canyon, AZ: Homes for Sale, Real Estate
If you’re looking for a home with stunning mountain views, then you need look no further than MountainBrook Village. This 55+ golf retirement community for active adults is located at the base of the fabled Superstition Mountains, just 30 miles east of Phoenix in Pinal County’s Gold Canyon area.
MountainBrook Village offers the absolute best views of any active adult community in the greater Phoenix area. The only other location that can compete with the majestic up close and personal mountain vistas at MountainBrook Village are in tony North Scottsdale communities like The Boulders Resort or Windfield Place. And, you’ll find homes at MountainBrook Village cost almost half of what similar homes cost in the North Scottsdale communities!
The community was started in 1989 by the now defunct builder, UDC Homes. When UDC Homes filed for bankruptcy in the 1990’s, Shea Homes took over the community, and this was Shea’s first endevor into the 55+ active adult market.
Shea Homes later went on to perfect their 55+ active adult designs through their award-winning upscale Trilogy brand, which is now offered in several states. In Arizona, Shea’s Trilogy brand created Trilogy at Power Ranch, Trilogy at Vistancia, and Encanterra Country Club. In fact, the most popular floorplans at MountainBrook Village were also offered at Trilogy Power Ranch in Gilbert, the first Trilogy community in Arizona.
MountainBrook Village Amenities
You’ll find a full array of amenities, clubs and activities here, and their full-time activities director keeps things interesting. At MountainBrook Village you can enjoy:
- Sport Courts: Tennis Courts, Pickleball Courts, Bocce Ball Courts
- Outdoor Pools: Lap pool, lounge pool, and spa
- Fitness Center: With modern aerobics and strength training equipment, as well as Pilates, yoga, and aerobics classes.
- Arts & Crafts: Numerous crafts and workshops: sewing, quilting, ceramics, and more
- Game & Recreation Rooms: Billiards Rooms, Card Rooms, Libraries, Meeting Rooms, and more
- Ballroom/Auditorium: There are many community gatherings, dances and other fun activities planned and sponsored by the community
- Golf: A full-length public championship course winds throughout the community
Check the HOA’s website for a full list of the numerous clubs and activities. You’re sure to find something that attracts your interest.
MountainBrook Village Real Estate
A total of 1,660 single family homes and attached “villas” were built here between 1989 – 2002. All homes are single-level, stucco style with tile roofs and include at least two bedrooms, two baths, and a two-car garage.
The single family homes range between 1,152 sq.ft. to a maximum of about 2,600 sq.ft.
The “villas” are attached in groups of two. They share a roof, but actually do not share any common walls. There is about six inches between the two structures and then the “dead space” was filled and stuccoed to create the look of one single structure. The HOA is slightly higher on the villas because the HOA takes care of the roof, building, and front yard maintenance. Villas are all two bedroom, two bath homes and range between 1,375 – 1,591 square feet.
MountainBrook Village Golf
The MountainBrook Golf Course winds through the Village, but is not owned by the MountainBrook Village HOA. MountainBrook residents are offered discounts, and annual memberships and 10-round punch cards are also available. Although the course is a public course, you’ll find that most of the people on the course are residents, especially during the busy winter months.
Right next door to MountainBrook Village, the Gold Canyon Resort also has two beautiful and very challenging golf courses: the Sidewinder course, and the very popular Dinosaur Mountain course. Gold Canyon Resort also offers annual passes, but unfortunately, no discounts are available for MountainBrook residents.
About the Gold Canyon Area
Gold Canyon is located just a few miles east of East Mesa, straight out Hwy 60. It’s actually very conveniently located and only about 15 minutes to the Superstition Springs mall, were you’ll find all of your favorite stores, restaurants, movie theaters, and more. Downtown Phoenix is about 30 miles, and Mesa Gateway airport is about 20 miles.
There are several grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants and other necessities within just minutes of MountainBrook Village, so you’ll only have to drive one to five minutes for groceries or everyday items.
HOA INFO (MANDATORY FEES) *
|$815/year||HOA Fee, Paid as $407.50 semi-annually|
|$400||One-time Transfer Fee|
|$250||One-time Capital Preservation Fee **|
|$72/month||Villas Townhomes, Additional Maintenance Fee|
|$200||Villas Townhomes, Additional One-Time Transfer Fee|
GOLF INFO (OPTIONAL FEES) *
MountainBrook Golf Club offers annual passes for singles or couples and residents of MountainBrook Village receive a discount.
|Par 5 Membership (unlimited golf, any day, any time)|
|Par 4 Membership (after 1pm Oct-Apr & after 10am May-Sep)|
|$400||Annual private cart fee (waived for new members)|
|$400||Annual club cart fee, or pay $17 per round|
* Information is provided as a courtesy of Golf At 55 and is not guaranteed. Communities and golf courses may change their fees or offerings without notice. If you are interested in a particular community, please confirm current pricing and terms with the HOA or golf course directly.
** The “capital preservation” fee is very common at Arizona Active Adult communities, and is used to help build HOA reserves for maintaining and updating amenities and facilities. It is a one-time only fee, charged when you first purchase a home in the community. It is also sometimes referred to as a “community enhancement” fee or a “capital improvement” fee.
MountainBrook Village Activity & Information Center
|Location:||Gold Canyon, AZ|
|# of Homes:||1,660|
|Years Built:||1989 – 2002|