Area Retirement Opportunities Review of Continental Ranch Sunflower

This premier Del Webb active-adult community is nestled in the foothills of Safford Peak and located adjacent to Saguaro National Park. It is a friendly community of 967 homes just at the base of the Tuscan Mountains in Marana; AZ. Sunflower is just one part of the Continental Ranch 5000 home community. Sunflower residents get to enjoy many other amenities in the vicinity.

Sunflower Community is competitively priced for affordability. Homes range from $150,000 to $300,000 and are between 1100 and 2000 square feet.  Sunflower has less than 1000 homes on 245 acres. All of these homes feature two to three bedrooms and two car garages.

Sunflower can boast of amenities that include sports lighted tennis courts, state of the art fitness center, heated pool and spa.  There is a clubhouse for enjoyment of computers, pool, crafts and game rooms.

A portion of the community golf course was built was built into an old rock quarry. Ten of the holes are in the quarry to provide a unique setting.

Sunflower is just fifteen minutes from downtown Tucson and close to I-10. Opportunities for culture and entertainment, sports, and world class medical facilities nearby. Phoenix is less than two hours away.

Sunflower is not like some of Del Webb’s larger communities as it was designed for retirees who prefer small settings for active lifestyles.

For those who do not golf, the mountains provide opportunities for hiking, skiing, camping and mountain biking.  Only sixteen miles away is Tuscan Mountain County Park with peaks of 4600 feet.  Only fourteen miles away is the 1.78 million acre Cornado National forest with countless recreational options.

There is an on staff activities director who provides an assortment of activities, classes, and maintains a social calendar. Activity calendars include hiking, golfing, cards, games and wine tasting.

Continental Ranch

The overall master-planned community that includes Sunflower is made up of a diverse group of members. Members enjoy an assortment of recreational facilities that include two pools, baseball fields, parks and a soccer field. There is a Continental Ranch Community Association that protects home values as well as harmony in the community.

Continental Ranch is located in the town of Marana and has attractive priced homes especially compared to other Tucson areas.  Schools include Marana High School, Marana Middle School and Peaks Elementary.

There are also the availability of retail stores in the area with the growth of other communities that include Gladden Farms and Dove Mountain.

Continental Ranch Sunflower can be considered the perfect active adult community for those who prefer a smaller development with easy access to downtown entertainment. And of course, the Del Webb name means quality.