The mild winters, gorgeous views, and allergy-friendly environment all draw retirees to Arizona, and the amount of quality 55+ communities is a testament to its popularity. The Valley itself is large enough to provide the variability to cater to everybody’s needs. If you’re interested in Scottsdale real estate and are looking to downsize, wanting to move closer to family, or simply wanting a change of pace, here are 55+ communities you should consider.
Trilogy at Vistancia
Located in the Peoria foothills, those searching Paradise Valley real estate can count on the gated community of Trilogy at Vistancia to provide all the stops of a resort lifestyle, from beautiful nature views, to dining, to entertainment. This community offers a range of single-family homes for its guests, such as the stone-studded Allure home style or the simply elegant Mosaic style.
This retirement community has a number of amenities that foster community connection with fellow neighbors. Its first of two resort clubs, the Kiva Club, spans 35,000 square feet. Residents that are a part of the club enjoy its southwestern design when using its amenities and partaking in one of the many events in its social calendar. Or residents can join the Mita Club, an 11,000-square-foot resort with an upscale oasis feel. This retirement community also has restaurants and bars, resort pools, fitness centers, sports courts, and plenty of indoor and outdoor social spaces for those who live here. The nearby golf course and hiking trails make this a great place to retire in the Valley.
Brookdale Central Paradise Valley
Located in Phoenix, Brookdale Central Paradise Valley offers a range of care to meet residents’ current and future needs. This retirement community is perfect for those who want to enjoy their freedoms but are tired of doing everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning. Each day becomes full of possibilities without worrying about working around mundane tasks. For those interested in Paradise Valley real estate, consider settling down in this retirement community.
Brookdale comes with several amenities that its residents enjoy, including a therapy room, transportation services, and a beauty salon. If you have a furry friend, Brookdale communities are pet friendly. Or you can spend a day of fun playing in one of the game rooms, visiting the arts and crafts studio, going to the theater, scanning the library, or strolling along the walking paths. With a full events calendar, residents can also relax and have a conversation with neighbors in the many outdoor and indoor social spots or share a meal within one of its many dining options. Brookdale is a great option for people interested in Paradise Valley real estate.
Vi at Silverstone
If you’re interested in Scottsdale real estate and want to slow down and lay back, Vi at Silverstone provides a luxurious retirement community experience. Its resort-like feel, high-quality amenities, and access to the care center ensure retirees have everything they need for comfortable living. This community offers a variety of housing and floorplans, from a one-bedroom, one-bathroom space to more spacious multi-bedroom villas with garage spaces, and everything in between.
Those at Vi at Silverstone have ample opportunity to connect with their fellow neighbors. Make new friends at the community swimming pool doing laps or taking a class, spark conversation at the putting course, or sit and chat at the salon and spa. Residents can also enjoy the lush Longview garden, the movie theater, the fitness center with instructors, and a variety of community spaces. Residents dine well at this retirement community, with formal, upscale, and relaxed dining options, as well as a cocktail bar or apartment meal delivery if you want a meal in.
LivGenerations at Pinnacle Peak
Another option for those interested in Scottsdale real estate is the retirement community LivGenerations at Pinnacle Peak. Located conveniently next to shopping areas like The Village at Market Street in DC Ranch, and sports areas like the Grayhawk golf course, this retirement community offers a range of independent and assisted lifestyle options. For those looking to maintain their freedom while fully enjoying their day, floorplans of one- and two-bedroom spacious living spaces are available to make your own. Covered parking or garage space is also available for those needing a place to park.
This retirement community has many amenities its residents enjoy daily. Participate in social activities like happy hours, wine tastings, a game of billiards, a movie in the Legends theater, or a tea party in the Silk Tassel Tea Room. There’s also a salt-water pool, a gym with fitness classes, the Mosaic Art Studio, the Orchid Day Spa, and learning opportunities to keep residents busy all day. People living in this community have a variety of dining choices, from a morning coffee at The Gen Bistro to a sit-down dinner at The Veranda Grille.
Located in Cave Creek, Las Torres is another 55+ community to mark on your list. Surrounded by the beautiful Sonoran Desert, this community has home plans with two to three bedrooms and bathrooms and an attached two-car garage. Residents love the open floor plan and granite countertop interior of these living spaces, as well as the Black Mountain backyard view.
Amenities at this community include several sports courts for pickleball, bocce ball, and basketball, a pool and barbecue area, a spa, and several gathering places to socialize. Also for resident use are several walking and biking trails. Las Torres is conveniently located near shopping centers, marketplaces, and outdoor recreation areas that its community members can enjoy.
Ready to choose a community?
These are only a few of the many 55+ communities that The Valley has to offer. Whether looking for great amenities, a strong community, or a range of care options, these five places are equipped to meet all your requirements. For help finding the home that fits your needs and desires, contact Nadia Alden to help you through the process.