Sun City West Real Estate


The Best Active Adult Community Around!

Sun City, AZ is a unique as unique can be.  Known as “The Original Fun City” because it was one of the very first active adult communities of its kind!  Some would consider it THE active adult community. Nestled between Glendale and Peoria in the Northwest Valley, the surroundings are a perfect spectrum of possibilities, but it’s what is INSIDE Sun City that sets it apart from any other city around!  The Sun City and Sun City West communities boast a staggering 120 different clubs, 8 full golf courses, 7 individual recreation centers, two bowling alleys, and the Valley of the Sun right at your doorstep! Life is truly abundant in Sun City, where the leisurely lifestyle takes precedent and residents live out exciting, unique, and enriching lives.


Why Do Residents Choose Sun City?

One of a Kind.  First of Its Kind.

Over 50 years ago, in 1960, Sun City opened as a community with just five home models, a single shopping center, recreation center, and golf course.  It was the first of its kind from every aspect. Sun City’s opening drew over 100,000 people and earned it a place on the cover of Time Magazine. This unique idea, to cater an entire community to active adults who sought healthy and fun lifestyles after retirement, flourished into a thriving community that has since become the standard by which Active Adult and Retirement living communities build themselves upon today!


What Is There to Do in Sun City?

The better question is probably “what can’t you do in Sun City?”  The possibilities are beyond imagination. Between 7 recreation centers, 8 golf courses, 5 snack shops, 2 cafes, and 2 bowling alleys, Sun City truly lives up to its name as an ACTIVE community.  Residents can join one of many clubs, like arts and crafts, games, dance, education-based, fitness, sports, performing arts, and so much more! Even relaxing by the pool with your friends in Sun City is a great time, but there’s SO MUCH more to life than relaxing!  Residents love the farmers markets, art festivals, and neighborhood parties so much—because activity is vitality! 


Outdoor Recreation

Living in Sun City and Sun City West means getting out in the Arizona sun and enjoying the great outdoors—any day, any way!  The community offers miles and miles of walking trails, biking paths, and sidewalks that provide scenic paths through the neighborhoods!  Residents even get to enjoy the sparkling Viewpoint Lake! There are plenty of parks in Sun City, including Scotland Yard Park and Suffeeland (an off-leash dog park) in which locals can find trailheads for their longer hikes.  And don’t forget about the incredible recreation centers throughout Sun City! Many offer amazing outdoor adventures catered to active adults! What more could you ask for?


Shopping & Dining

Sun City is just like any other Arizona city in that it has all the grocery and retail stores, fast-food chains, banks, businesses, and local eateries one could imagine.  Some really unbelievable shopping experiences await you, just outside the Sun City borders! Major shopping centers like Peoria Crossing Glendale or Arrowhead Towne Center in Peoria are just a short drive away, and well worth the trip!


Sun City at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your greater Phoenix experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!


Quick Facts

Population: 37,499
Zip Code: 85374
County: Maricopa
Median Home Price: $163,800


Travel & Commute

Peoria: 5 min
Glendale: 10 min
Downtown Phoenix: 30 min
Chandler: 45 min


Sun City West - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Sun City West: $420,800 / County Avg $923,700


Avg Taxes in Sun City West: $1,700 / County Avg $2,900


Avg Sq. Ft. in Sun City West: 1,869 / County Avg 2,503


Avg Price per/sqft in Sun City West:$225 / County Avg $369


Avg Walkscore in Sun City West: 21 / County Avg 32


Avg Year Built in Sun City West: 1989 / County Avg 1994


Avg Days on Website in Sun City West: 32 / County Avg 49


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