Sun City Real Estate & Homes For Sale

Sun City is Del Webb's first and largest Community located in the North West Valley of Phoenix Arizona. Sun City offers many different home options and has the lowest recreation fees compared to the areas other age restricted communities. On this page you will be able to explore all this retirement community has to offer including links to popular searches for homes for sale in Sun City AZ (golf course, pool, etc.), a community snap shot, detailed overview of the community, photos and links to articles about Phoenix Retirement Communities and the lifestyle.

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About Sun City AZ

Sun City Community Snap Shot
  • 55+ Active Adult Retirement Community (one person must be 55)
  • Single family homes, duplexes and garden apartments
  • Almost 26,000 homes built by Del Webb between 1960 and 1970
  • 8,900 acres
  • Prices for homes range between $40,000 and $700,000+
  • Resale Only
  • Over 300 different floor plans
  • Population 39,549
  • Not gated
  • 7 Recreations Centers
  • 11 Golf Courses
  • 7 Pools
Founded in 1960, Sun City is a master-planned retirement community built by the Del Webb Corporation. It's the largest retirement community in the nation and is world-famous for its active, resort retirement lifestyle and has set the standard for other retirement communities to follow. Sun City is self-contained with many retail centers and restaurants offering a variety of shopping, dining and services. Sun City boasts the largest concentration of year round recreational facilities provide swimming, tennis, bowling and a myriad of other activities. The Lakeview Recreation Center even has View Point Lake for fishing.  To live in Sun City one person on the house title must be 55 or older.
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Sun City AZ Real Estate

Sun City sits on 8,900 acres with almost 26,000 homes in the community. The homes in Sun City are well constructed and include single family, duplex, and apartment homes. Del Webb built the homes between 1960 and 1970.  There are over 300 floor plans to choose from.  Many of the homes are being remodeled and updated with the latest features. In most cases, the lots are large with beautiful mature landscaping. All the homes in Sun City have no school tax which effectively cuts your real estate taxes in half. As a homeowner, you can expect to pay about a $1,250 per year on a home that is valued at $250,000.  Buyers that consider Sun City also consider Sun City West as parts of Sun City West has no school tax as well.
Who lives in Sun City?
The current population of Sun City is 39,549 with the median age of 72. Sun City's median household income is $37,652, and the average household net worth is $327,775.  

Sun City AZ Homes for Sale

Homes for sale in Sun city range in price from $40,000 to over $600,000 for homes on the lake or golf course. For those on small budgets Sun City can be a very affordable choice.  The average home price in Sun City is $164,900, . The average home price per square foot in Sun City is $102 .

Live the Resort Lifestyle in Sun City

Sun City is known as the city of volunteers and boasts wonderful amenities, low property taxes, low sales tax, affordable utilities and convenient location (only 2 miles from the Valley's extensive freeway and Interstate system), all making Sun City a value that can't be ignored. If you are looking for a friendly, beautiful place to retire and at the same time get the best value, consider looking into Sun City. You won't be disappointed.

What Sun City Offers in Amenities

 Sun City has the most recreation centers and the most clubs of any of the active adult retirement communities in the area.  Below is a list of amenities to enjoy.
7 Recreation Centers
8 Golf Courses
3 Country Clubs
2 Branch Library
2 Bowling Centers
2 Lakes
30 Churches
19 Shopping Centers
Miniature Golf
Therapy Pools
Roller Skating
Tennis and Table Tennis
Exercise Rooms
Hand and Racquetball
Bocce Ball
Lawn Bowling
Jogging & Walking Tracks
Softball and Basketball

Clubs Activites & Groups

Bridge, Card and Other Games Clubs
Dance Clubs
Both Men's and Women's Social Clubs
Numerous Special Interest Clubs

Sun City AZ Realtor-Sharon Rowlson

As a REALTOR who specializes in Sun City Retirement Community and other Phoenix Active Adult Communities, I have the knowledge and expertise to help you be successful in buying or selling your home. If we didn't answer your questions about Sun City or if I can be of assistance, please fill out the request form below or feel free to contact me directly at 623-552-0028 or

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