Phoenix AZ: 55+ Retirement, ’’Pricing $$ 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.

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.

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.

Province Maricopa AZ . '" href="">Province Maricopa AZ

| Built: 2004 – New | Gated: Yes

Maricopa, AZ – With acres of lakes and grass, this scenic community is a true lush oasis in the desert. Province offers world class amenities, a stunning clubhouse, and a 24-hour guard gated community. The out-of-the-way location makes it very affordable.

Scottsdale Shadows Scottsdale AZ . '" href="">Scottsdale Shadows Scottsdale AZ

| Built: 1974 – 1984 | Gated: Yes

Scottsdale, AZ – This community of 6 & 7 story condos located in the heart of Scottsdale is NOT age-restricted, but it is a “senior favorite”. The complex offers 3 pools, tennis courts, lots of activites, and shuttle services to area shopping and medical facilities.

Sun City West

| Built: 1978 – 1997 | Gated: No

Sun City West, AZ – The 2nd Sun City in Arizona by Del Webb. With 17,000 homes and 30,000 residents, this community is so large it is its own city! Sun City West has 4 recreation centers, 9 golf courses, and offers hundreds of clubs and activites.

Sun Village

| Built: 1986 – 1998 | Gated: Yes

Surprise, AZ – Sun Village has inexpensive single level townhomes, low maintenance patio homes, and regular houses, all within a lush, green park-like setting with friendly down-to-earth residents. All of life’s conveniences are right outside the gates of the community.

Sundance Active Adult

| Built: 2002 – New | Gated: No

Buckeye, AZ – For those seeking a budget friendly golf retirement community offering newer or new homes, this is a great option. Sundance caters to those looking for affordability and friendliness over glitz & glamour. Just a 30 minute drive to downtown Phoenix.