Sun Lakes is One of the Top Retirement Communities in Arizona

Posted by Cathy Carter on Sunday, August 4th, 2019 at 11:13am.

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Sun Lakes Real Estate in One of the Top Retirement Communities In Arizona

Retirees seeking a premier active adult community for their next home will want to explore Sun Lakes homes for sale in the best retirement communities in Arizona. Located approximately 24 miles southeast of Phoenix, AZ, Sun Lakes is a fabulous master-planned community designed for active adults, 40 years and better. Featuring a generous array of resort-style amenities, residents enjoy five top-rated golf courses, 5 clubhouses / activity centers, multiple heated swimming pools & spas, tennis & pickleball courts, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, several onsite restaurants & cafes, miles of hiking & biking trails, dozens of clubs, activities, planned events and so much more. Sun Lakes comprises five distinct developments: Sun Lakes Country Club, Cottonwood, Palo Verde, Ironwood, and Oakwood - each with its own golf course and clubhouse. Buyers can choose from a wide variety of attached villa-style residents and single-family homes featuring golf course and lake views ranging from 1,000 to 3,500 square feet. Cathy Carter, a top Sun Lakes REALTOR®has with over 25 years of experience assisting buyers and sellers in Sun Lakes and the surrounding area. Cathy's commitment to friendly, professional service and her years of experience in the local market will give you the assurance you need for making the best home purchase decision. If you would like to learn more about Sun Lakes real estate in one of the top retirement communities In Arizona, feel free to call Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here.    

Explore the MLS for most up-to-date listings for Sun Lakes homes for sale in the best retirement communities in Arizona, and learn more about real estate in Sun Lakes and living in this world-class community: 

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If you would like to set up a private showing or would like more information about any of the above Sun Lakes properties, please contact Cathy Carter, a top Sun Lakes REALTOR®. 

Sun Lakes Real Estate In one of The Top Retirement Communities In Arizona

Because the Sun Lakes market is very hot and the best homes tend to sell rather quickly, it’s crucial that buyers partner with a qualified agent who can help them find the right home and secure an offer. Over the past year, Sun Lakes home values saw an increase of 5.4% and real estate industry experts predict they will rise another 2.3% within the next 12 months. The median price of currently listed Sun Lakes homes for sale in the best retirement communities in Arizona is $329,900. 

As a top Sun Lakes REALTOR®, Cathy is the first to know when new properties become available, ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need in a competitive market like Sun Lakes. In order to ensure that you get the most value for your money, Cathy will evaluate the prices of homes currently on the market and those that have sold in recent months to determine whether the asking price is in line with market data. She keeps her finger on the pulse of the local economy, community trends, business developments, and other factors that can affect the market value of property in the area. 

Cathy can help educate you on the types of Sun Lakes homes for sale in the best retirement communities in Arizona, the different community HOAs, amenities, the surrounding area, and so much more. 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.  You can call Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch with her by email

Sun Lakes Homes for Sale in the Best Retirement Communities in Arizona

The value of living in Sun Lakes can be measured by the quality of the homes, superb amenities, excellent location, great neighbors, and the financial stability of a homeowner owned and managed Association. Sun Lakes Country Club (Sun Lakes #1 HOA) is the original community of the master plan featuring 2139 residences including single-family, villas/condos, and manufactured homes. The communities of Cottonwood (non-gated) and Palo Verde (gated) share the same HOA, known as Cottonwood Palo Verde. This newer HOA features 3,809 residences including a variety of single-family homes and attached villas/condos.

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 in Sun Lakes that best match your preferences and needs. 

Sun Lakes Amenities

Sun Lakes offers a vast array of world-class amenities for an active lifestyle where every day feels like your on a resort-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 resort-style amenities listed above, Sun Lakes offers a full schedule of clubs, classes, and activities where like-minded individuals can get together and socialize, share their hobbies and interests, and make lasting friendships. Whether you’re interested in ballroom dancing, bowling, computers, drama, bingo, art, mahjong, yoga, photography, table tennis, cooking, women’s and men’s golf, volunteering, religion, Zumba or softball, your sure to find a club or activity that will spark your interest. 

Nearby Amenities in Chandler

In nearby Chandler, Sun Lakes homeowners have easy access to premier shopping and top-notch dining options, exciting cultural and entertainment options, plenty of outdoor recreation, opportunities that can be enjoyed year-round. Chandler’s high-tech 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 vibrant downtown is brimming with quaint boutiques, award-winning eateries, eclectic art galleries, public art, the Chandler Center for the Arts, and pedestrian-friendly gathering areas. The Chandler Fashion Center (Arizona’s second-largest mall) features 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.

Sun Lakes homes for sale in the best retirement communities in Arizona are 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 and beyond. 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. 

Partner with The Best Sun Lakes REALTOR® - Cathy Carter

Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy has helped many clients buy and sell homes in Mesa and the Southeast Valley. Cathy provides the kind of knowledge, skills, commitment, and personalized service you need and deserve. She will take the time to listen to your needs and concerns and will always have your best interests in mind. One of the things that Cathy loves most about being a top Sun Lakes REALTOR® is being able to share the joy that her clients feel when they find the home of their dreams. As your personal agent, Cathy will protect your interests, advocate for you, and handle all the details of your home purchase for a smooth and successful transaction.

If you would like more information about Sun Lakes real estate in one of the top retirement communities In Arizona, feel free to call Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch with her here!  

CATHY CARTER, ABR, CRS, CDPE 
RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

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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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