Find Homes for Sale in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ

Looking to buy your next home in an active adult community in the Phoenix East Valley? Be sure to explore homes for sale in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ.  Located 24.7 miles Southeast of Phoenix, Sun Lakes is a magnificent master-planned community for active adults (40 years or better) developed by Robson Communities. Sun Lakes comprises 5 distinct golf and country club communities, combining world-class resort amenities with quality-crafted homes that meet your high standards. You’ll find an abundance of exceptional amenities offering an undeniable vacation feel for retirement living. Homeowners have access to all five golf courses and clubhouse/amenities centers along with heated pools, spas, fitness centers, tennis, pickleball, billiards, miles of walking paths, lakes stocked for fishing, restaurants, cafes, and much more. You’ll also discover countless clubs, classes & social opportunities to live an exceptional way of life. The gated community of Oakwood offers the newest homes in Sun Lakes and shares a homeowners association with the gated community of Ironwood, known as IronOaks.  Oakwood has a total of 3,285 single-family and villa-style residences built between 1999 and 2005. Whether you’re interested in a low-maintenance patio home on the links, a home with a private pool, or a luxury home with a waterfront view and casita, a qualified agent can help you find the best real estate in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ to fit your lifestyle and needs. Cathy Carter is a top-rated REALTOR® in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ with over 25 years of experience. Cathy is intimately familiar with the homes and neighborhoods in Oakwood, Sun Lakes and can help you make the most informed home purchase decision. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch by email.   

On our easy-to-use website, you’ll be able to search the MLS for the newest homes for sale in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ updated every 5 minutes. View photos of available properties, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, save your search, receive notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria delivered directly to your email, and access current market data. Be sure to scroll down below to learn more about real estate in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ and the benefits of living in the fabulous active adult retirement community of Sun Lakes.

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Current Phoenix East Valley Real Estate Market Update

For more information about homes for sale in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ or to schedule a private showing, please contact Cathy Carter today. A licensed, full-time REALTOR® in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times. She is the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have access to the most valuable real estate in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ and securing an offer. In September 2021, Sun Lakes home prices were up 16.6% compared to last year, selling for a median price of $449K. On average, homes in Sun Lakes sell after 25 days on the market compared to 31 days last year. There were 45 homes sold in September this year, down from 49 last year. 

Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of homes for sale in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ that are the best match to your specific home criteria. Cathy can also arrange a private showing for any home that you would like to see in person. If you live out of the area, Cathy has also has helped many out-of-town buyers with the purchase of a home in Sun Lakes and get settled in their new community. Get started on finding your own dream home today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or by email

Real Estate in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ & Lifestyle  

The gated community of Oakwood has 3,285 single-family and villa-style residences that are priced from the low $200s to the upper $700s. Oakwood homeowners enjoy endless opportunities for staying physically active and socially engaged, with access to the IronOaks Fitness & Racquet Center, IronOaks Arts and Crafts Center, and Field of Dreams Softball Field as well as heated pools, hot tubs, walking paths, and more.  The Oakwood pool & spa complex has every relaxing amenity you could want in one area. The main pool consists of a lap pool.

Ironwood pools & spas are located throughout the community and include the main clubhouse pool, Halley pool, Voax pool, and a 3’ deep kiddie pool located next to the main pool area. For those with an adventurous spirit, there are planned trips, concerts, parties, and educational seminars to enrich lives and create friendships based on common interests. If you enjoy getting together and socializing with other residents, IronOaks offers plenty of opportunities with dozens of clubs, activities, and classes to choose from based on personal interest. The IronOaks’ Stone & Barrel restaurant and Grill on the Green are perfect for lunch or dinner and socializing with friends. 

IronOaks Golf

IronOaks sits among the most significant golf destinations in Arizona, offering an unforgettable line-up of golf with two of the best public golf courses in the East Valley. Our 45 holes offer a flexible game every time you come to play. The Ironwood course, rated #7 nationally in short courses by GolfNow, offers 5,100 yards of challenging golf, winding through lush grounds with two water features, two par-5's, seven par 3's, and nine par-4's make for a fast, rewarding round of golf for players of all skill levels. The three 9-hole courses of Oakwood are considered a fan-favorite for those who love a fast game. The Oakwood course is known for its three distinct (9-holes each) Keith Foster design & Forest Richardson renovation design - one parkland, one traditional link, and one navigating the lake.

Nearby Chandler

Nearby Chandler offers exciting cultural and entertainment options, a vibrant downtown, great shopping and dining destinations, and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities. Chandler’s Price Road Corridor is home to major employers such as Intel, Orbital ATK, Microchip Technologies, PayPal, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and several other great companies. The city’s lively downtown is a vibrant, walkable destination brimming with activity. You'll discover a variety of locally-owned shops, one-of-a-kind boutiques, galleries, restaurants casual eateries, and more. Downtown Chandler is also home to the Chandler Symphony Orchestra. The Chandler Center for the Arts boasts the Vision Art Gallery as well as a 1500-seat performing arts theater that hosts local ballets.

Downtown nightlife options include the SanTan Brewing Company, Hidden House, The Brickyard Downtown, and The Ostrich, just to name a few. You’ll also enjoy exciting annual events such as the monthly Art Walk every third-Friday evening of the month and a popular farmer’s market held every Saturday. Chandler has an impressive parks system with over 60 great parks such as Veterans Oasis Park and Environmental Center, Tumbleweed Park, Desert Breeze Park, Espee Park, and many others located throughout the community. Chandler is also home to the upscale Chandler Fashion Center mall (Arizona’s second-largest mall), featuring major retailers (Barnes & Noble, Nordstrom, Dillard's, and Macy's), over 180 brand-name stores, a Harkins Theatres, dozens of full-service and casual eateries, special events, concerts, and more.

Phoenix Premium Outlets is another great shopping destination with designer and name-brand outlet stores offering everyday savings up to 65%. Stores at the mall include Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Adidas, Kate Spade New York, Lucky Brand, Starbucks, DKNY, Naturalizer, Zales Outlet, and Crabtree & Evelyn, just to name a few. There is also a food court.  

Wild Horse Pass (dining, nightlife, and casino)

The AAA Four Diamond Awarded Gila River Hotels & Casinos - Wild Horse Pass is located on the ancient Tribal lands of the Gila River Indian Community. Wild Horse Pass features dining, nightlife, and gaming. Highlighted by Arizona’s only Shula's Steak House, additional restaurants include Ling & Louie's Asian Bar & Grill, Fullhouse Café, and Spotlight Lounge. The Showroom at Wild Horse Pass is a 1400-seat concert theatre that attracts the biggest touring acts in the country from comedy and country to classical and contemporary music. The 100,000 square foot Casino at Wild Horse Pass includes over 1,000 slots and table games. A free shuttle provides transportation between Wild Horse Pass, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Whirlwind Golf Club, and Phoenix Premium Outlets mall.

Phoenix Metro Area 

The Phoenix metro area offers hiking, biking, sightseeing, and countless attractions such as the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix Zoo, Chase Field (Arizona Diamondbacks), Camelback Mountain, Papago Park, South Mountain Park, and over 200 golf courses. Sports fans can cheer on the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, the MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks, or the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes. WNBA fans can see the Phoenix Mercury. If indoor football is your thing, catch the Arena Football League’s Arizona Rattlers. Soccer fans support the United Soccer League’s Phoenix Rising FC. In March, baseball fans can catch some of their favorite stars at Cactus League spring training where 15 teams train and play in different stadiums throughout the Valley. The area also hosts the Fiesta Bowl, the PGA’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, and NASCAR events at the Phenix Raceway.  


Sun Lakes is conveniently located near several major routes: Interstate 10, Loop 202 (Santan Freeway), and Loop 101 (Price Freeway). Valley Metro operates a daily bus service with an extensive list of routes traveling throughout the Phoenix metro area. Several of the Sun Lakes routes also 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 nearest major airports serving Sun Lakes include Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport about 10 miles to the east in South Mesa and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport about a 20-mile drive from Sun Lakes.

Partner with The Best REALTOR® in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ- Cathy Carter  

Whether you are interested in homes for sale in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ or it's time to list your current property, Cathy provides the knowledge, skills, commitment, and personalized service you need and deserve. Cathy has over two decades of local experience in Sun Lakes and the surrounding Southeast Valley. Known for her warm and friendly personality and professionalism, Cathy is able to connect with her clients and uncover the right homes for them.

As your real estate agent, Cathy will protect your best interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, and pull together the many details of the transaction to ensure the best results possible. For more information about real estate in Oakwood Sun Lakes AZ, please give Cathy a call today at 480‑459‑8488 or get in touch by email.  

RE/MAX Cathy Carter Real Estate & Luxury Homes
Professional REALTOR,® ABR, CRS, CDPE
RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ. 85233
Email or Call: 480‑459‑8488
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578







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