Sunflower - Continental Ranch
9401 N Sunflower Park Dr., Marana, Arizona 85743
55+ Community of Sunflower is Within a Larger, All Ages Development Outside of Tuscon, Arizona and Has Single Family Homes and a Village Center
Part of the master-planned development named Continental Ranch, Sunflower is a 55+ community built by Del Webb from about 1998 to 2002. It is nestled in the shadow of Safford Peak and is next door to Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona. Interstate 10 is just a few minutes away and allows for easy access to downtown Tucson, about 20 miles away.
Ten floor plans add variety to the neighborhood's nearly 1,000 single family homes. Most dwellings contain two to three bedrooms, two baths, and a two car garage. Mediterranean is the architectural style, with single-level living the norm. Floor plans range from about 1,000 square feet to more than 2,000 square feet. Existing homes may have wood floors, a brick patio, a breakfast bar, Low-E windows, and a laundry room. There are no traditional lawns. Instead, yards are Xeriscaped with cacti, rocks, drought-resistant bushes and small trees. Neighborhoods have winding streets, cul de sacs and sidewalks. Prices begin in the mid-$100,000s and top out in the high-$200,000s to low-$300,000s. Please verify this with a Realtor as prices may change.
Sunflower's village center has a fitness room with weights and cardio equipment. There is also a billiards room, a computer lab, an arts and crafts studio, as well as a library. A swimming pool, Jacuzzi, putting green, bocce courts, and "pro-bounce" tennis courts round out communal amenities. The calendar is crowded with meetings, classes, and events. There is a group for almost any interest - from cards and camping to wine tasting and yoga.
The University of Arizona is located in Tucson, and its Wildcats contend in most major sports. Classes and study groups at the University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) are spread across four campuses. Tucson knows how to celebrate. Its Festival of Books is one of the largest of its kind, and the city's All Souls Procession attracts some of North America's best performers and artists.
Marana does not have an accredited hosptial, but Tucson has several that also accept Medicare patients.
Summer temperatures are in the 90s and low-100s, and winter temperatures are in the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. On average, the area receives 11 inches of rain per year.
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