Homes for sale in Sun Lakes, an active adult golf community in Chandler, AZ


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Living in Sun Lakes


Sun Lakes resides in the southeast valley of Phoenix, Arizona, about 27 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix. Offering unmatched scenic beauty and clean air, Sun Lakes is only 20 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport. Known for its wonderful golf courses and beautiful sunsets, Sun Lakes is only 50 minutes to Westgate City Center, home to the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL and the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes.

The Chandler and Sun Lakes area has a lower crime rate and wonderful community feel compared to other areas in Arizona. With an almost old west setting with beautiful mountains and attractive living conditions, Sun Lakes is one of the most desirable places to live in the Phoenix area. Experiencing the outdoors is easy in Sun Lakes with more than 200 parks, both larger and small, in and around the greater Phoenix area along with hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails.


Culture is alive and well in the city, with the Cricket Wireless Pavilion along with Glendale Arena hosting major concerts year round. Gammage Auditorium on the campus of Arizona State University hosts numerous plays and musicals. The community and is also home to Arizona State University. This family-friendly community, prides itself on volunteerism - its members coming together to impact society in a positive manner - to create a better world for future generations.

The development of Sun Lakes first began in 1972. It has since grown into a community that covers approximately 5.2 square miles, has 5 club houses, and over 430 homes located on waterfront lots. Chandler was voted in 2007 as one of the top 5 places to live in the nation by AARP, and Sun Lakes quickly became a premiere Arizona master-planned community within Chandler.

The Business Community


The Phoenix/Chandler/Sun Lakes area is home to a number of major employers. The list includes Intel, Avnet, US Airways, Petsmart, and University of Phoenix just to name a few.

The rich diversity of businesses in the city provides the area with a strong and stable economic foundation. In addition, retail, corporate and industrial entities give community members a variety of local employment opportunities.



The primary shopping market has a current population of approximately 2,000,000 and includes the cities of Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix, Tempe, and Queen Creek. The median household income of the Sun Lakes market is more than $83,101 ( The retail buying market area is growing, evidenced by the continued strength of Chandler Fashion Center mall, along with other shopping venues in the market area.

The Chandler Fashion Center mall includes four major anchor stores: Macy's, Dillard's, Nordstrom's, and Sears plus over 100 other high-quality shops, a food court and a movie theater. The Westgate City Center, a smaller regional shopping center and entertainment complex, also has a number of great boutique stores, a food court and an AMC IMAX movie theater and is also a great location for sporting events and concerts.

Additionally, national brand stores not represented in the Valley continue to seek locations in Phoenix to showcase their new Southwestern presence. Numerous smaller shopping centers, such as Desert Ridge and Paradise Valley mall also offer shopping choices. Residents and visitors enjoy fine dining at many local restaurants while many hotels, such as the JW Marriott, offer luxury accommodations.


Cheryl Daly, SA568924000 Realty One Group


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