The exceptional Sun City, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. This community of approximately 39,000 was the original retirement community built in 1961 by the Del Webb Development Company. It began as a concept to develop a community designed for a leisurely lifestyle of many choices of recreation for the retired but still active adult. Planned to meet all the needs of its residents without them having to leave the community, space was reserved for shopping centers and other businesses as well as medical facilities, dining, and even long-term care facilities. This active community has an estimated population of 39,000 residents.
Within Sun City there are many things to keep you busy. There are several recreation centers that offer golf, pickleball, tennis, swimming, ballroom dancing, and gyms. The centers are well-maintained, and there are things to do as individuals or in groups. There are also day trips you can take. One is Canyon Rio, which is whitewater rafting on the Salt River. The canyon is beautiful, and the weather is almost always perfect to spend time on the water. On the water, you see parts of the desert many don’t get to see. There are also trips down the San Juan River and the Rio Chama River. If you are into quilting, there are two great quilt shops, The Quiltery and Sun Valley Quilts if you are looking for fabrics or quilts to purchase. There are also some excellent spas for those times you want to pamper yourself.
Sun City real estate is mostly ranch style homes of two to three bedrooms on lovely lawns. The neighborhoods are well maintained. There are also condos available in Sun City and some homes that overlook golf courses. The area is secure as covered by the local sheriff’s department. When you consider the great many activities in this self-contained community, the amazing beauty around Sun City, and the convenience of anything you need being within the community, then this becomes a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Sun City, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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