Sun City Summerlin (Part 2)
Shopping in Sun City Summerlin is convenient for residents since there are two shopping centers located within the community– Plaza North and Plaza South. In addition, a short drive by golf cart takes residents to Smith’s Shopping Center or the Rampart Center. The Rampart Hotel and Casino is close by for those seeking to gamble, bowl or dine at one of several restaurants.
Among the many benefits at this age restricted community:
- There are no guard gated areas in Sun City Summerlin. However, there is a Security Patrol that volunteers their time driving through the community 24/7 to report suspicious activities or persons to the central dispatch office.
- All homes in this senior community have an interior emergency 911 switch that causes an exterior light to blink which indicates to the Security Patrol and neighbors that the homeowner needs help.
- One of the community services will regularly call any resident age 60 or older who lives alone to check that he or she is well and safe.
Size of homes range from villas/attached patio homes, with 1 model featuring 2 bedrooms and 1 bath and 13 models offering 2 bedrooms and 2 baths from 1,003 to 1,757 sq. ft. Free standing homes (16 models) with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths range in size from 1.086 to 1,996 sq. ft. and free standing (9 models) 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and 3 bedrooms, 3 bath homes that range in size from 2,105 to 2,895 sq. ft.
Some attached patio homes offer kitchen nooks and space in the two car garage for a golf cart. Free standing homes offer an extra room which was referred to as a Nevada room, kitchen nook, covered court yard or patio and golf cart parking space in the two car garage.
Selling prices for the last three months at the time of this writing ranged from $105,000 to $220,000 for attached patio homes. Price range for the same time period for free standing homes was from $137,000 to $198,000. Median sales price for free standing homes was approximately $198,000.
Promenade at the Meadows
This age restricted community is located close to the Meadows Mall and within walking distance of a Target, bank and several restaurants as well as Arizona Charlie’s which is a popular locals casino.
This 24/7 guard gated community consists of 188 homes built in the late 1980’s. Some units are villas ranging in size from 1,258 to 1,695 sq. ft. while others are free standing homes which range in size from 1,809 to 2,286 sq. ft. All homes have 2 car garages and most feature 2 bedrooms and 2 baths with a few of the free standing (Estate Homes) featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.
Amenities include a club house, pool and spa. Social activities are held several times each week. Currently, the monthly homeowner association maintenance fee is $198 month which covers lawn services, exterior painting of each unit and roof repair or replacement as well as other miscellaneous expenses to keep this community looking attractive.
As of this writing, villas are selling for $90,000 to $115,000 and Estate Homes for $130,000 to $140,000 which prices are significantly lower than the value of these homes.
For more information about these age restricted communities, call North American Realty at 702.376.0088.