Homes for sale in Sun Lakes

Posted by Cathy Carter on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at 4:09pm.

Homes for sale in Sun Lakes

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If you’ve been dreaming of living in a premier active adult community where every day feels like you're on a resort-vacation, real estate in Sun Lakes may just be what you’ve been looking for! Sun Lakes is a magnificent master-planned community for active adults, 40 years and above, located about 22 miles southeast of Phoenix, Arizona. Home to approximately 13,975 residents, Sun Lakes is comprised of five gated and non-gated communities: Sun Lakes #1, Palo Verde, Cottonwood, Ironwood, and Oakwood - each with its own golf course and country club. Homeowners enjoy a vast array of indoor and outdoor activities and amenities such as heated swimming  pools and spas, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, tennis and pickleball courts, bocce ball, a softball field, arts & crafts studio, miles of walking/biking paths, fishing lakes, dozens of clubs and planned activities, and so much more! You’ll enjoy meeting new friends who share your enthusiasm for activities like softball games, ballroom dancing, card games, volunteering, luncheons or happy hour at one of the onsite restaurants. Or, drop by your home course, where the golf staff greets you by name, and enjoy a day with friends on the links. Sun Lakes offers homebuyers a wide range of residential choices from attached villas on the golf course to single family homes (some with guest casitas) with a variety of floor plans to spacious luxury homes with generous upgrades. With the help of a qualified agent, you’re certain to find real estate in Sun Lakes that meets your individual preferences and needs. Cathy Carter is a top Sun Lakes REALTOR® and luxury home specialist with over two decades of experience assisting buyers and sellers. Cathy knows the different Sun Lakes communities and neighborhoods like the back of her hand and would love to help you find and get into the home of your dreams in this world-class community. Get the home search process started today by giving Cathy a call! 480-459-8488

Learn more about real estate in Sun Lakes and lifestyle, and browse the MLS for the most up-to-date listings of homes for sale in Sun Lakes below:

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If you would like more information about any of the above homes for sale in Sun Lakes or you would like to schedule a private showing, please contact Cathy Carter, a top REALTOR® in Sun Lakes, today!

More About Real Estate in Sun Lakes

Year-to-year property values and home prices in Sun Lakes have been steadily on the rise, making it a great time to buy and take advantage of still-affordable prices. Sun Lakes home values went up 11.3% over the last year and are expected to rise another 3.2% within the next year. The median price of currently listed homes for sale in Sun Lakes is $349,000. Real estate in Sun Lakes accommodates every buyer and lifestyle and is priced from the mid-$200s to $799,000. Single and two-story residences with unique floor plan variations, golf course and lake views, guest casitas, private pools, multi-car garages, inviting outdoor living areas, desert-friendly landscaping, and homes with numerous upgrades are what you will discover as you begin your home search in Sun Lakes.

Because homes for sale in Sun Lakes are in demand and seldom last long on the market, it is imperative that buyers work with a skilled agent who can help them find the right home and secure an offer. As a licensed professional real estate agent, Cathy Carter stays ahead of the market and is always the first to know when new inventory becomes available -- ensuring that her buyers have access to the most up-to-date listings in Sun Lakes and securing an offer. Get the process started today by requesting customized search results that are a match to your specific home criteria delivered directly to your email or give Cathy a call. 480-459-8488

Living the Good Life in Sun Lakes  

When you live in Sun Lakes, there’s never a shortage of fun and interesting things and countless ways to enjoy an active lifestyle.  Each of the five Sun Lakes communities has a clubhouse with fitness centers, hobby rooms, swimming pools, ballrooms, and restaurants and cafes. Homeowners have access to all of the common areas and amenities throughout the five Sun Lakes communities, which are joined together by miles of walking/biking trails, fishing lakes, and parks. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy world-class golf at each of the five golf courses.

There’s also plenty of opportunities to explore favorite interests and new hobbies with a full schedule of social activities and personal interest clubs every day of the week. You’ll be able to socialize and share your interests with other like-minded individuals in similar stages of life and make long-lasting friendships. Whether you are interested in computers, photography, arts & crafts, ballroom dancing, water aerobics, billiards, Zumba, senior baseball, card games, billiards, or being part of a volunteer group, you’ll find a number of clubs, classes, and activities that are sure to pique your interests!  

As a homeowner, you’ll be able to swim in the heated pools, relax in the hot tubs, play on one of the community’s tennis or pickleball courts, work out in one of the fitness facilities, fish in the stocked lakes, take a bike ride along the scenic paths or have a nice dinner out at one of the onsite restaurants with friends. When you purchase real estate in Sun Lakes, you’re not only buying a home, you are investing in a quality lifestyle!  

Sun Lakes Amenities

  • Five golf courses
  • Five country clubs/activity centers
  • Heated community pools and spas
  • Hundreds of clubs
  • Tennis and pickleball
  • State-of-the-art fitness facilities
  • Driving ranges
  • Pro shops
  • Lakes stocked for fishing
  • Several onsite restaurants and cafes
  • Senior baseball leagues
  • Miles of walking/biking trails
  • Planned activities, events, and excursions
  • Gated entries (three communities)
  • 24-hour roaming security  
  • And so much more!

Conveniently located, Sun Lakes offers close proximity to a plethora of exciting attractions and destinations in the valley to keep you busy year-round. You'll enjoy easy access to premier shopping at Chandler Fashion Center mall; top-notch Chandler restaurants; Price Corridor employers (Intel, Orbital ATK, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, GoDaddy, PayPal, Verizon, and other major companies); and Chandler’s exciting downtown experience brimming with quaint boutiques, restaurants, cultural attractions, pedestrian-friendly gathering areas, and numerous activities and events held throughout the year. 

Not to mention, the big-city amenities of Phoenix are also just a short drive away including world-class shopping, fabulous restaurants, exciting cultural and entertainment attractions, sports arenas, and much more. With convenient access to three major routes: I-10 and the 101 and 202 freeways, getting where you want to go in the greater Phoenix area is a breeze! The closest major airport is the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is about a 19-minute drive from Sun Lakes. 


Cathy Carter and her professional and friendly real estate team offer the kind of dedication and personalized service you need and deserve when buying or selling a home. Known for her warm and caring personality, Cathy is a pleasure to work with and is always available for her clients. Her phone never goes unanswered. Whether you are looking to purchase one of the beautiful homes for sale in Sun Lakes or its time to place your current home on the market, experience matters most in a changing market.

For sellers, your agent should know how to act swiftly and decisively to get you the highest price. Cathy will get your home SOLD -- getting you the best market price in the least amount of time possible. For buyers, Cathy will help you find and get into the right home. She will be there to protect your interests, advocate for you, and will do whatever it takes to facilitate a smooth and successful transaction. For out-of-town buyers, Cathy is also a relocation specialist and will make sure the details of your home purchase and move to Sun Lakes are handled professionally and with care for a comfortable transition.  

Please give Cathy Carter a call today at 480-459-8488, or fill out the online contact form, and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about 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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