Sun Lakes – A Wonderful Active Adult Community Near Chandler

Sun Lakes Arizona, an age-restricted community, is located just south of Chandler and only 24 miles from downtown Phoenix. The community has many popular retail shopping hubs in Chandler, Gilbert, and Mesa that are just a short drive away. There are also many casinos, upscale shopping plazas, a variety of restaurants, spas, health care providers, libraries, and more.

Sun Lakes Arizona was developed by Robson Communities and is a beautiful 6,683-home community. The area is comprised of five country club style neighborhoods where each neighborhood has their own golf course and community center. Sun Lakes Arizona offers an assortment of amenities and social activities that cater to both golfers and non-golfers that reside in this age-restricted community.

The clubhouses in each of the five areas include fitness centers, restaurants, hobby rooms, swimming pools, and ballrooms. There are also many clubs for residents to partake in and many neighborhood events planned. All the grounds in Sun Lake Arizona are intertwined by miles of walking and biking trails, scenic parks, fishing lakes, bocce ball courts and tennis courts. Regardless of where you live in this community, you can expect to have an assortment of enjoyable amenities at your fingertips. The newer neighborhoods tend to have clubhouses with updated amenities.

There are five neighborhoods in this community, including Sun Lakes Country Club, a non-gated neighborhood and the first built in 1972. After the success of the first neighborhood, Robson started developing the others –next came Cottonwood and then Palo Verde neighborhoods – these two areas have 3,809 homes collectively and share the same HOA (homeowners association). Palo Verde is a gated neighborhood and Cottonwood is non-gated and each neighborhood has its own private golf course and community center. The fourth and fifth neighborhoods are Ironwood and Oakwood – both gated and they share a common association named IronOaks. Both neighborhoods offer the newest collection of homes and golf courses that are open to the public.

The homes in Sun Lakes Arizona were built over a 30-year time period so you will find home styles and prices vary dramatically. Some buyers prefer older homes that have lower pricing while others prefer the homes that were constructed more recently that feature modern floor plans and desirable upgrades. There is a wide assortment of homes you can choose from including single-family homes and attached villas – ranging from 1,000 to 3,500 square feet.
Other than the manufactured homes -there are several dozen floor plans available. Many of these floor plans offer several different configurations which make the number of floor plan choices almost limitless. HOA fees vary by neighborhood and most are paid bi-annually. Homeowners that live in an attached Villa also enjoy additional exterior maintenance provided by the association and therefore pay an additional condo fee each month.

Our Team at American Associates is here for you. Whether you are buying or selling a home you should always speak with a Realtor to discuss your options. American Associates is a full-service realty operation. We help you buy or sell a home, and we specialize in investment properties and property management.
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