Posted by Cathy Carter on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 1:36pm.


Partner with Top SUN LAKES AZ REALTOR® - Carthy Carter

Sun Lakes is located about 24.8 miles southeast of Phoenix and is considered to be one of Arizona’s most desirable retirement communities for active adults (40 years and better). The master-planned community of Sun Lakes includes just under 10,000 homes situated throughout five distinct communities in three separate HOAs: Oakwood (gated), Ironwood (gated), Palo Verde (gated), Cottonwood, and Sun Lakes #1 - each with its own golf course and clubhouse/activities center. Single and two story properties featuring a variety of unique floor plans, guest casitas, multi-car garages, golf course and lake views, and desert-friendly landscaping are just some of the upscale features you'll discover when you begin your search for Sun Lakes AZ homes for sale. Residents have access to a vast array of amenities such as heated swimming pools, fitness centers, tennis & pickleball courts, lakes stocked for fishing, miles of walking/biking trails, top-rated golf facilities, restaurants & cafes, dozens of clubs, classes, planned events, and so much more - giving them a resort-style playground to enjoy every day of the week. Because of the demand for available homes in Sun Lakes, buyers will need to work with a local agent who can help them find the right home and secure an offer. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a top Sun Lakes AZ REALTOR® with over two decades of experience working with buyers and sellers. Uniquely qualified, Cathy can provide you with all the resources and information you need about Sun Lakes AZ real estate and help you make the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by requesting customized search results that match your home criteria delivered directly to your email. Cathy is also available by phone 480-459-8488 or email to answer any questions you may have about living in this world-class active adult community.

Browse the MLS for the most up-to-date listings for Sun Lakes AZ homes for sale, and learn more about Sun Lakes AZ real estate and living in this world-class, active adult community below:

Sun Lakes AZ Homes for Sale

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


With Sun Lakes home values and home prices steadily on the rise, now is the perfect time to invest in Sun Lakes AZ real estate and take advantage of still-affordable prices. Just over the last year, Sun Lakes home values increased by 8.6% and industry experts predict they will rise another 4.8% over the next 12 months. The median price of currently listed Sun Lakes AZ homes for sale is $329,900. Whether you’re in the market for a low-maintenance villa on the golf course, a single-family home with casita or a view of the lake or a spacious luxury home with numerous upgrades, you’re certain to find the perfect home for your lifestyle and needs with the help of a qualified Sun Lakes AZ REALTOR®. As a Sun Lakes expert, Cathy Carter stays one step ahead of the local market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available - ensuring that her buyers have immediate access to the best homes in Sun Lakes for making their selection. Get the process started today by giving Cathy a call at 480-459-8488 (cell) or send her an email to schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience.

Living in the World-Class Community of Sun Lakes  

Sun Lakes offers the kind of resort vacation-lifestyle that most people only dream about. Designed with the 40 and over active-adult in mind, residents enjoy a serene and picturesque setting that includes five scenic lakes, pristine golf courses, beautiful landscaping, and every amenity and convenience you could possibly imagine at your fingertips. Homeowners enjoy numerous resort-like amenities along with a full schedule of social activities and clubs where they can share their hobbies and interests with other like-minded individuals. From photography to computers to crafting to cards, Sun Lakes has a club or activity going on that will pique your interest - every day of the week!

Sun Lakes Amenities

Sun Lakes homeowners have access to world-class resort-style amenities including:

  • Five golf courses
  • Five clubhouses/activity Centers
  • Several heated community pools and spas,
  • Hundreds of personal interest clubs (arts & crafts, ballroom dancing, computers, water aerobics, photography, billiards, senior baseball leagues, computers, volunteering, cards, just to name few),
  • Tennis and pickleball courts
  • State-of-the-art fitness facilities
  • Driving ranges and pro shops
  • Lakes stocked for fishing
  • Restaurants and cafés
  • Miles of scenic walking/biking trails
  • Baseball Field and Senior baseball leagues
  • HOA planned events and activities  
  • Onsite activities coordinator
  • Security (three gated communities)
  • And so much more!

As you begin to explore Sun Lakes AZ homes for sale in the five country club communities, you'll find residents relaxing and fishing in the stocked ponds, playing tennis or pickleball, enjoying a swim or relaxing poolside at one of the many heated pools, jogging or riding their bicycles, playing golf, having lunch or dinner at one of several onsite restaurants, and basically enjoying the best years of their life!

Nearby Amenities

Centrally located, Sun Lakes provides convenient access to shopping plazas and restaurants; the upscale Chandler Fashion Center mall (8.4 miles); exciting downtown Chandler shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions (8.2 miles); major Price Road Corridor employers (Intel, Orbital ATK, Microchip Technologies, PayPal, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and other corporations); a community college campus and public library; and Chandler Regional Hospital (7.8 miles). Commuting to work and getting around the valley and beyond is a breeze with easy access to three major routes: I-10 and the 101 and 202 freeways. The closest airport is the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (21.1 miles). 

Partner With The Best Sun Lakes AZ REALTOR - CATHY CARTER

Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy Carter and her professional team provide the kind of knowledge, skills, commitment, and personalized assistance you need and deserve. Whether you’re looking to invest in Sun Lakes AZ real estate or it’s time to sell your current property, 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 on your property. Cathy incorporates the most effective and cutting-edge approaches for marketing your home, which includes featuring it on her highly-trafficked websites. By getting your property in front of as many qualified buyers as possible, Cathy will get your home SOLD and get you the best market price in the least amount of time possible.

For buyers, Cathy's genuine and caring approach to the real estate process allows her to connect with her clients on a more personal level - which allows her to uncover the perfect home in the right neighborhood for you, and within your price range. By partnering with Cathy, You'll have an expert by your side who will protect your interests, advocate for you, and handle the complexities of the real estate transaction for the best possible outcome. For out-of-town buyers, Cathy will make sure the details of your home purchase and move to Sun Lakes are handled professionally and with care.  

Please give Sun Lakes AZ REALTOR - 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.

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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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