Sun Lakes Homes for Sale AZ

Sun Lakes Homes for Sale AZ

The master-planned community of Sun Lakes is a resort-style, active-adult community, and census-designated place (CDP), located near Chandler, in Maricopa County, AZ.  Sun Lakes is comprised of five active adult country club communities in three homeowner associations, which include:  the gated communities of Oakwood and Ironwood; the gated and ungated communities of Palo Verde and Cottonwood; and the ungated community of Sun Lakes 1.  

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Sun Lakes is comprised of 5.2 square miles with approximately 10,000 homes, five golf courses, 5 country clubs, two shopping centers and a medical and education center.  The zip code for Sun Lakes is 85248.  Sun Lakes was developed by Robson Communities, who also created the 55+ communities of PebbleCreek in Goodyear and Robson Ranch in Eloy.  

It's not just a home, it's a lifestyle.  How do you want to live?

Sun Lakes has many housing options including single homes, townhomes, and mobile homes.  With 5 golf club communities within the three HOAs, each community has its golf club, recreation center, and clubhouse.  Located 20 minutes from Phoenix, the community of Sun Lakes has convenient access to major routes - and is just minutes from I-10, Routes 101 and 202.  

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Sun Lakes homes for sale AZ are also conveniently located to nearby Chandler Fashion Center Mall, the second largest mall in the Phoenix metro area.  With an abundance of lifestyle amenities including several 18 holes and 9 hole golf courses, five clubhouses, several restaurants, fitness centers and more, Sun Lakes homes for sale AZ has it all!

The Country Club Communities of Sun Lakes Homes for Sale AZ

HOA #1 includes Sun Lakes 1, the original Sun Lakes Country Club, with 2,139  traditional homes and mobile homes.  HOA #2 includes  Cottonwood, with 2,736 traditional houses and townhomes, and Palo Verde, the first gated community in Sun Lakes, with 1,073 traditional houses.  HOA #3 includes the gated community of Ironwood with 734 houses, and Oakwood, the last and most upscale of all of the Sun Lakes communities, with 3,285 traditional houses and patio homes.

Sun Lakes Homes for Sale AZ - Amenities

Residents of Sun Lakes enjoy a wide array of amenities including:  sports courts (tennis courts, pickleball courts, shuffleboard courts, bocce ball courts, and horseshoe pits); swimming pools (each community has at least one pool and spa); fitness centers  (aerobics and strength training equipment at every clubhouse); arts & crafts (Numerous crafts and workshops such as sewing, woodworking, quilting, lapidary, pottery and more); game & recreation rooms (billiards room, card rooms, libraries, meeting rooms);  ballrooms/auditorium (several communities have ballrooms for gatherings sponsored by the community); restaurants (located at each of the golf clubs); Oakwood also has a poolside restaurant and a fine-dining restaurant; and RV storage (RVs, boats, trailers, and cars can be stored inexpensively).

Sun Lakes Homes for Sale AZ - Golf

Sun Lakes 5 golf courses are only open to Sun Lakes residents and their guests and include two regulation-length courses (Cottonwood & Oakwood), two executive-length courses (Sun Lakes Country Club & Palo Verde), and one mid-length course (Ironwood).  

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Hospitals/Medical Centers

The nearest hospitals/medical centers to Sun Lakes homes for sale AZ include  Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Banner Desert Medical Center.


The nearest major airport to Sun lakes is Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA / KIWA), offering domestic flights from Mesa, and is 19 miles from the center of Sun Lakes.  Another major airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX / KPHX), which has international and domestic flights from Phoenix, and 19 miles from the center of Sun Lakes.  


If you are thinking of buying a home in Sun Lakes, it's important to hire the right Sun Lakes Z real estate agent to help you with your search.  To find out more about other developments and subdivision communities in Chandler, Gilbert and the entire Southeast Valley, contact Cathy Carter today.  She can help you find the perfect home in the right subdivision/community best suited to your individual lifestyle preferences and needs!  

Cathy Carter, Licensed REALTOR – Serving Chandler AZ Homes for Sale and the Surrounding East Valley - Call Today! 480.459.8488

 We can help educate you on the best neighborhoods and help you evaluate the features, benefits, and amenities of your favorite choices. In some cases, we can also make you aware of homes that are not even on the market yet.  Whether you’re searching for your “dream home” or planning on selling your existing home, Cathy Carter, licensed REALTOR, can help.  Along with her professional, friendly team, Cathy offers two decades of experience assisting home buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals.  A highly-regarded real estate agent serving East Valley AZ, Cathy knows the local market inside and out!

“Our Goal is to Make Lifelong Clients – Not Just A Quick Sale!”

Cathy and her team of experienced real estate professionals care about your goals, want to help you accomplish them and have the professional expertise necessary to facilitate a smooth transaction.  We invite you to give us a call at 480-459-8488, or fill out the online contact form today! We would happy to answer any questions you may have!

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

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