Category Archives: Phoenix: West Valley Communities

Anthem Country Club Arizona Phoenix, AZ

$$$ | Built: 1999-2006 | Gated: Yes

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.

Arizona Traditions Surprise, AZ

$$$ | Built: 1996-2014 | Gated: Yes

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

$$$ | Built: 2010–New | Gated: Yes

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

$$$$ | Built: 2003–2007 | Gated: Yes

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.

PebbleCreek Goodyear, AZ

$$$$ | Built: 1994–New | Gated: Yes

This huge community has at least two of everything: two beautiful clubhouses, two golf courses, numerous pools, clubs & more. And the super convenient location has all of your favorite stores and restaurants within a 5-10 minute drive!

Sun City Arizona Sun City, AZ

$ | Built: 1960–1978 | Gated: No

The original Sun City that launched an entire industry of active adult communities. Just like the name indicates, this is an entire city dedicated to 55+ resort-style living with 7 recreation centers, 11 golf courses, and hundreds of clubs and activities.

Sun City Festival Buckeye, AZ

$$$ | Built: 2006–New | Gated: No

The newest creation by Del Webb in the Northwest Valley. As all Sun Cities, this will be a huge development with 7,200 homes, 3 recreation centers, and 36 holes of golf. Although a bit isolated now, wherever Del Webb goes, growth follows.

Sun City Grand Surprise, AZ

$$$ | Built: 1996–2005 | Gated: No

With 9,550 homes, living at Sun City Grand is like living in a small village, with the advantage of being surrounded by all of the shopping, dining, and other conveniences that only big cities can offer. And, the new Loop 303 makes freeway access easy.

Sun City West Sun City West, AZ

$ | Built: 1978–1997 | Gated: No

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 activities.

Sun Village Surprise, AZ

$$ | Built: 1986–1998 | Gated: Yes

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.