Active Adult Living in Sun Lakes Arizona Real Estate

If you are currently seeking an active adult community with exceptional amenities for your next home, you'll definitely want to explore active adult living in Sun Lakes Arizona real estate. Located approximately 24 miles southeast of Phoenix, Sun Lakes is a master-planned golf and country club community for active adults, 40 years and better, offering a wide array of resort-style amenities. Residents enjoy top-rated golf, several heated swimming pools & spas, tennis & pickleball courts, onsite restaurants & cafes, miles of hiking & biking trails, and dozens of clubs, activities and planned events. Sun Lakes is made up of five separate developments, each with its own golf course and clubhouse /activities center. Buyers can choose from a wide variety of residential options in Sun Lakes Country Club, Cottonwood, Palo Verde, Ironwood, and Oakwood. Whether you’re interested in a cozy villa on the golf course, single-family home with a view of the lake or a luxury home with numerous upgrades (some with casitas), active adult living in Sun Lakes Arizona homes for sale accommodates every lifestyle and buyer. Because of the high demand for available homes in this premier retirement community, buyers will need to work with a qualified agent who can help them navigate the market and secure an offer. Cathy Carter is a top active adult REALTOR® in Sun Lakes Arizona with over two decades of experience assisting buyers and sellers. Her commitment to friendly, professional service and years of experience will give you the assurance you need for making the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by requesting customized search results delivered directly to your email along with email alerts of new listings or give Cathy a call directly at (480) 459-8488.   

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If you would like to set up a private showing or would like more information about any of the above homes for sale in Sun Lakes, please contact Cathy Carter, the top active adult REALTOR® in Sun Lakes Arizona.

More About Active Adult Living in Sun Lakes Arizona Real Estate

The Sun Lakes market continues to remain strong and properties in Sun Lakes tend to sell rather quickly, no matter the season. With Sun Lakes home values and home prices steadily on the rise, now is the time to buy and take advantage of still-affordable prices. Over the past year, Sun Lakes home values have increased by 6.3% and real estate industry experts predict they will rise another 3.0% within the next 12 months. The median price for currently listed Active Adult Living in Sun Lakes Arizona homes for sale is $330,000.

Cathy is also the first to know when new inventory in Sun Lakes becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need in a competitive market. The knowledge that Cathy shares as an experienced real estate agent goes well beyond knowing the value of the homes in Sun Lakes. To ensure that you get the best value for your money, Cathy stays abreast community trends, the local economy, business developments and other factors that can affect the market value of property in the area. She can inform you about the different neighborhoods and communities in Sun Lakes, the types of properties and features offered, HOAs, resort-style amenities, and so much more. 

Buyers can choose from a variety of attached villa-style residents and single-family homes ranging from 1,000 to 3,500 square feet. Sun Lakes Country Club (Sun Lakes #1 HOA) is the original community within the master plan. The communities of Cottonwood (non-gated) and Palo Verde (gated) share the same HOA, known as Cottonwood Palo Verde, with a combined total of 3,809 homes. The gated communities of Ironwood and Oakwood share the same HOA, known as IronOaks, and feature the newest collection of homes available in Sun Lakes. Allow Cathy to streamline your home search by putting together a list of available homes for sale in Sun Lakes that best match your preferences and needs. 

Sun Lakes Amenities

Sun Lakes offers a vast array of resort-style amenities where every day feels like your on vacation. Residents have convenient access to:

  • Five Clubhouses
  • Four 18-Hole Golf Courses
  • Three 9-Hole Golf Courses
  • Restaurants & Cafes
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Centers
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Hobby & Game Rooms
  • Computers
  • Seven Tennis Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Handball Courts
  • Miles of Walking / Biking Paths
  • Fishing Lakes
  • Scenic Parks  
  • Ballroom
  • Activities Coordinator
  • 24-hour Roaming Security

In addition to the numerous amenities above, Sun Lakes has a full schedule of clubs, classes, and activities where like-minded individuals can socialize, share their hobbies and interests, and make lasting friendships. Whether you’re interested in ballroom dancing, bowling, computers, drama, bingo, art, mahjong, photography, table tennis, cooking, women’s golf, men’s golf, volunteering, religion, Zumba or playing baseball, your sure to find a club or activity that will fuel your passion.

Nearby Amenities in Chandler

In the neighboring city of Chandler, residents of Sun Lakes have convenient access to premier shopping and top-notch dining options, exciting culture and entertainment, and plenty of outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round. Chandler’s Price Road Corridor is home to major employers such as Intel, Orbital ATK, Microchip Technologies, Infusionsoft, PayPal, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America, just to name a few. Chandler’s downtown neighborhood is brimming with quaint boutiques, award-winning eateries, eclectic art galleries, public art, the Chandler Center for the Arts, and pedestrian-friendly gathering areas. Chandler has multiple, premier shopping destinations such as the Chandler Fashion Center (Arizona’s second largest mall), featuring major retailers (Barnes & Noble, Nordstrom, Dillard's, Macy's and Sears), over 180 brand-name stores, a Harkins Theatres, dozens of full-service and casual eateries, special events, concerts, and more.

Active adult living in Sun Lakes Arizona real estate is conveniently located near several major routes: I-10, the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and Loop 101 (Price Freeway), making it easy to get around the valley. Daily bus service is provided by Valley Metro, with an extensive list of routes traveling throughout the Phoenix metro area. Several of the Sun Lakes routes make connections to the METRO light rail traveling in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa. Route maps, schedules for bus and light rail service are available on their website. The closest major airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located about 21 miles from Sun Lakes. 

The Best Active Adult REALTOR®  in Sun Lakes Arizona - Cathy Carter

Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy and her professional and friendly team provide the kind of knowledge, skills, and personalized service you deserve when buying or selling a home. Cathy truly understands how important it is to build trust and long-standing relationships with all of her clients and prides herself on her many client referrals over the years. When you partner with Cathy, she will always take the time to listen to your needs and concerns and have your best interests in mind - her phone never goes unanswered. Cathy is very familiar with the community of Sun Lakes and the surrounding area, which is an asset that her clients quickly come to appreciate. She is also a highly trained relocation specialist who will cater to your every requirement when you are moving into or out of the area. Cathy will be there to protect your interests, advocate for you, and skillfully handle the complexities of the real estate transaction for the best possible outcome.  

If you would like to learn more about active adult living in Sun Lakes Arizona real estate, feel free to call Cathy directly at 480-459-8488 or get in touch with her here!

2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1 
Chandler, Arizona 85286 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

Sun Lakes

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Cathy has been in the Real Estate industry for over two and a half decades in the Arizona market. She has the ability and confidence along with continued education that is necessary to succeed in this ever-changing market. Cathy specializes in difficult to move properties in the Chandler Area. Quick to respond to all tasks required. Equator Certified Platinum for Bank owned homes and Short Sales as well. 

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