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Arizona Active Adult Communities

Arizona is renowned for its picturesque landscapes, warm climate, and vibrant retirement communities. Active adult communities in Arizona have become increasingly popular among retirees and older adults—often 55-plus—seeking an active and fulfilling lifestyle during their golden years. These communities are designed to provide a range of amenities, activities, and services to enhance their overall well-being.

One of the key features of Arizona's active adult communities is the emphasis on a social lifestyle focused on health and wellness. Boasting an array of recreational amenities like championship-level golf courses, tennis courts, fitness centers, swimming pools, pickleball facilities, and more, residents engage in various physical activities, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

Beyond physical activities, Arizona's active adult communities are known for their robust social calendars offering various clubs and organized events that cater to a wide range of hobbies and interests. Whether it's art classes, book clubs, or outings to local attractions, these communities foster a sense of community and camaraderie among residents.

The housing options in Arizona's active adult communities are diverse, ranging from single-family homes and condos with affordable home prices to luxurious custom residences. The architectural designs often prioritize low-maintenance living, allowing residents to spend more time enjoying their chosen activities rather than worrying about extensive home upkeep.

Strategically located near shopping centers, medical facilities, and cultural attractions, the active adult communities featured here from the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas and beyond, offer breathtaking desert landscapes, mountain views, and clear skies with abundant sunshine and mild winters.

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Encanterra®, a Trilogy® Resort Community

Queen Creek, Arizona Active Adult Community
Queen Creek, Arizona

This Phoenix-area golf resort and active lifestyle community offers a choice of age-restricted and all-ages neighborhoods in a gated country club setting with an acclaimed Tom Lehman signature golf course, an hour or less from Phoenix and Scottsdale. New single-family homes are priced from the $400,000s to the $600,000s. Read More...

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Goodyear, Arizona Active Adult Community
Goodyear, Arizona

Located 17 miles west of Phoenix, Estrella is a mixed-use master-planned community in Goodyear, AZ. Home to seven distinct neighborhoods, including Cantamia 55+, this Arizona golf community features a Nicklaus Design championship golf course along with three unique residents’ clubs. Onsite dining, shopping, healthcare, and schools are featured in addition to lakes, walking trails, fitness centers, swimming pools, and more. Homes are priced from the high $300,000s. Read More...

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K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons at Victory at Verrado

Buckeye, Arizona Active Adult Community
Buckeye, Arizona

This Phoenix-area active adult community features championship golf courses, a resort-style clubhouse, and a wide range of recreational amenities. Residents stay active outdoors with 78 community parks, tennis & pickleball courts, and more than 21 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Priced from the mid $600,000s. Read More...

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Las Palmas Grand Active 55+ Resort

Mesa, Arizona Active Adult Community
Mesa, Arizona

This 55+ manufactured home community in Mesa, AZ offers affordable resort living and a variety of luxury amenities, including a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, ballroom, sports courts, and a courtesy shuttle. Homes priced from $149,000 to $329,000. Read More...

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Ridgecrest™- a Trilogy® Boutique Community™

Peoria, Arizona Active Adult Community
Peoria, Arizona

An exclusive 55-plus community in Northern Phoenix, Ridgecrest™– a Trilogy® Boutique Community™ is a stunning new home development that is part of the award-winning Vistancia master-planned community. Located in the Sonoran foothills of Northpointe in Peoria, AZ, active adult residents are surrounded by 1,000 acres of high desert and mountain preserves and treated to an array of resort-style amenities and social opportunities. A clubhouse, fitness center, dog park, walking trails, pickleball courts, and proposed onsite signature restaurant are just some of the planned perks. A variety of low-maintenance home collections, designs and floorplans from award-winning builder, Shea Homes. Homes priced from the high $400,000s. Read More...

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Trilogy® at Verde River™

Rio Verde, Arizona Active Adult Community
Rio Verde, Arizona

Located east of North Scottsdale, Arizona, this resort golf community is bordered by the mountains of Tonto National Forest and the winding Verde River. Residents enjoy an active adult lifestyle during all four seasons, with an 18-hole championship golf course, clubhouse, resort-style swimming pool, and outdoor sports complex with tennis, bocce, and pickleball. Priced from mid $400,000s to mid $700,000s. Read More...

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Trilogy® at Wickenburg Ranch

Wickenburg, Arizona Active Adult Community
Wickenburg, Arizona

A new golf course and five-star resort club anchors this new Arizona master-planned community set in the high desert about an hour northwest of Phoenix. Trilogy® at Wickenburg Ranch is an all-ages residential development that also offers select 55+ neighborhoods. Priced from the low $400,000s to the mid $700,000s. Read More...

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Victory at Verrado

Buckeye, Arizona Active Adult Community
Buckeye, Arizona

Located 25 miles from Phoenix, Arizona, this 55+ active adult community is tucked away in a mountain setting overlooking The Valley of the Sun. The community is set within the all ages community of Verrado, giving residents access to Verrado's amenities and Main Street district. Victory's exclusive amenities include two golf courses, clubhouse, vineyard, fitness center, parks and trails. Homes priced from the mid $500,000s to the mid $800,000s. Read More...

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