After the huge success of Sun City, Arizona, Del Webb moved four miles down the road and launched its sister City - Sun City West. Unincorporated Sun City West is a master-planned 55+ active adult golf community. The CDP has a total area of 11.1 square miles, all of which is land.
The 3 zip codes covering Sun City West AZ homes for sale include: 85351, 85372 and 85373. Cities within 15 miles of the community include: Cashion, El Mirage, Glendale, Glendale Luke Afb, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Sun City West (sister city), Surprise, Tolleson, Waddell and Youngtown, Arizona.
Just 14 miles northwest of Phoenix, buyers of Sun City West AZ real estate enjoy four recreation centers, nine golf courses, a public and a private country club, over 106 charter and civic clubs - just to name a few! Amenities are just minutes away and include: tennis, swimming, fitness centers, billiards, miniature golf, 4 recreation complexes, readily available medical care, outdoor concerts, regional parks nearby, close to Luke AFB, pickleball, 3 grocery stores, softball, 30 lane bowling alley, 7 Recreation center golf courses, 2 public golf courses, club memberships, Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center and library.
Sun City West provides all the basic services you will need along with resort-style recreational amenities. 3 supermarkets, 2 drug stores, a 40,000-volume Library, full-service post office, and 2 hardware stores are easily accessible by golf cart, bike or car. There are also 4 locations for auto service, 9 banks/credit unions, barber shops, beauty salons, gift shops, variety stores, florists, restaurants and more!
Lake Pleasant - with its miles of fishing, sailing and boating activities - is also close by. A short distance east of Sun City West is the Arrowhead Towne Center (regional enclosed mall), which offers major brand department stores, two movie theaters and a variety of dining venues to choose from.
Buyers of Sun City West AZ homes for sale enjoy nine golf courses that include: Pebblebrook, Grandview, Deer Valley, Trail Ridge, Stardust, Echo Mesa, Desert Trails, Hillcrest Golf Club (owned by John Jacobs - open to residents and the public). Briarwood Golf and Country Club in Sun City West provides golf, swimming and tennis.
Homes for sale in Sun City West AZ range anywhere from 700 square feet on up to 3,500 square feet for larger homes - And many homes are built on lake and golf course lots, providing homeowners outstanding views. Whether you're up-sizing or down-sizing, Sun City West has a home waiting that's just right for you!
The median home value is $181,400. Home appreciation is 18.10% over the last year. The median age of Sun City West AZ real estate is 24 years. Renters make up 9.37% of the population and 17.56% of houses in Sun City West are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Residential utility providers serving Sun City West include:
- Electricity: Arizona Public Service (APS)
- Internet/cable/Phone: Cox Communications, CenturyLink
- Gas: SW Gas
- Water: EPCOR
Sun City West AZ gets around 8 inches of rain per year and zero snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 24. Buyers of Sun City West AZ homes for sale will enjoy around 293 magnificent sunny days per year, with July highs around 107 degrees, and January lows around 34 degrees. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 45 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
AS of 2014 , the population of Sun City West is 25,314 with 2,316 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 75.8. 66.85% of residents are married and 7.87% are divorced. The average household size is 1.66 people.
There are no public school districts within the CDP limits as the community is zoned as a 55+ adult community. Residents can explore life long learning classes within Sun City West as well as at nearby colleges and universities. Click here for a directory of nearby campuses of higher learning.
The unemployment rate in Sun City West is 5.20%, with job growth of 1.99%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.80%. Sales tax is 6.30% and income tax is 3.36%. The income per capita is $35,210. The median household income is $46,260.
The Banner Del E. Webb Memorial Medical Center and nearby Banner Boswell Medical Center (specialty areas include: cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedic, rehabilitation, and oncology services) are conveniently located near Sun City West AZ real estate. There are also numerous local medical doctors, dentists, and eye, hearing and other top specialists to serve the community.
An expanding network of freeways makes it easy to access any part of the Valley. Northwest Valley Connect (NVC) is a nonprofit transportation service for the northwest region of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Golf carts are legal on all Sun City West streets that have a posted speed limit of 35 mph or less. Golf cart transportation is ideal for quick trips to grocery stores, drug stores, local shopping centers and healthcare services.
The nearest major airport serving buyers of Sun City West AZ homes for sale is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX / KPHX). This airport has international and domestic flights from Phoenix - 35 miles from the center of Sun City West. Another major airport is Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA / KIWA)), which offers domestic flights from Mesa - 58 miles from Sun City West.
If you are a buyer, it is my pleasure to assist you in finding the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit your lifestyle, preferences and needs. I focus my Maricopa County real estate services in the following communities, but not limited to: Phoenix (Northwest), Anthem, Glendale, Peoria, Sun City, Sun City West and Surprise, Arizona.
If you are considering selling your current home, I utilize the latest real estate marketing tools on and offline to expose your Sun City West AZ real estate property to the widest range of qualified buyers. My foremost goal is to market your property to sell as quickly as possible and for the highest return!
My extensive knowledge of the Sun City West AZ real estate market, and surrounding area, allows me to guide my clients intelligently. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or invest, my mission is to provide exceptional customer service while assisting you throughout the transaction. Please give me a call today, or fill out the online contact form, and let me know how I can best serve your real estate needs.
I look forward to speaking with you!
Rochelle Navarro, Professional Licensed Realtor®
Rochelle Navarro Homes
West USA Realty
16150 N Arrowhead Fountains Ctr Dr, STE 100, Peoria, AZ 85382
Cell: 623.282.2674 (Best)