6250 S. Sunbird Blvd., Chandler, Arizona 85249
Large, Established 55+ Single Family Home and Manufactured Home Community Outside of Phoenix Has 18 Holes of Golf and a Good Variety of Activities
Chandler is a growing suburb outside of Phoenix in south central Arizona. It has a variety of active adult communities, one of which is Sunbird Resort, an established, gated 55+ development with single family homes and manufactured homes. Construction began in 1988 and finished in 1998. The builder is Robson Communities.
Although Sunbird has just over 1,600 residences, it feels cozier than some of its more sprawling, neighboring communities. Single family home neighborhoods have quiet streets with sidewalks, and residences have a garage and a driveway. The manufactured home sections also have quiet streets, but there are no sidewalks, and each home has a car port without a driveway. All dwellings are situated closely together, with landscaping consisting of decorative rocks, drought-resistant bushes and trees, cacti and an occasional palm tree. Single family home exteriors are sandstone-colored stucco with a red tile roof, while the manufactured homes have a light-colored vinyl exterior.
Residence sizes range from approximately 900 square feet to nearly 1,700 square feet, with one to two bedrooms and one to two baths. Manufactured homes start in the low-$100,000s, and site built, single family homes start in the mid-$100,000s. Please check with a Realtor or click on the link at the bottom of the page to verify these prices as they may change.
Sunbird is a lively place, with a wide range of amenities. The beautiful 43,000 square clubhouse is the heart and soul of the community and has a fitness center, a restaurant, a post office, a ceramics studio, an arts and crafts studio, a game room, a lapidary studio, a ballroom, a library, a computer room, tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool. To top it off, the 18-hole Sunbird Golf Course winds throughout the development, creating green spaces and soothing views.
Dozens of social groups, clubs and events keep homeowners busy. Line dancing classes, stained glass classes, exercise classes, a German club, a Lion's club, a book club, poker games, potlucks and trips to nearby casinos happen regularly. There are holiday parties, golf tournaments, golf cart parades, concerts, karaoke nights, beer and hotdog afternoons and much more. All of these activities are planned and coordinated by a full time events director.
Beyond Sunbird's gates, Chandler has bistros, boutiques, a major shopping mall, a publicly funded art gallery, art walks, jazz festivals, block parties and all types of community events, including an ostrich festival. The striking 1,500-seat Chandler Center for the Arts hosts the Chandler Symphony Orchestra. Two-year Chandler-Gilbert Community College has classes for all ages. Major retailers in the city include Apple, Whole Foods, Nordstrom and many others.
Chandler Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and is a Primary Stroke Center.
Summer temperatures routinely reach the low-100s, and humidity is practically nil. Winter temperatures are in the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. On average, the area receives 7 inches of rain per year.
Visit www.sunbirdhoa.com for more information and visit http://tinyurl.com/hjpuqpp to see home listings.
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