Lovely Home on a golf course in adult community (50+) in sunny Arizona

Lovely Home on a golf course in adult community (50+) in sunny Arizona

Jim and Peg

 

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms

About our home

This is our second home and can be available any time of year. It's a 10 year old single-story house with double garage. It is about 2,000 sq, ft. conveniently laid out with a large master bedroom with ensuite and walk-in closet on one side, guestroom and den on the other with living area in the middle. The dining room (off the large kitchen) overlooks the quiet street in front. The living room looks out onto the covered patio, the 2nd tee of the golf course, and the mountains. The patio faces west for viewing beautiful sunsets across the huge Arizona sky. For cooler nights there is a gas firepit on the patio. There is a barbeque on the patio as well. There are 2 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms plus den/office with a sofa, to sleep 5. All furniture, appliances and electronics were new with the house. A golf cart is included, (great for short trips around the community). The community pool, tennis courts, gym, etc are a short walk from the house.

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More about us

  1. We are Peggy and Jim, a retired Canadian couple in our late 60's. Jim is an avid golfer, and my interests are photography and gardening. We love to travel and have done so, as much as our jobs (policeman and accountant) allowed. With more time now, we'd like to spend 4 to 6 weeks in one location to get to know it well. Having spent 6 years in the Middle East we chose the desert of Arizona as the center of a new circle of unexplored territory. Now we'd like to venture further afield.

    We are interested in Eastern and Southern Australia, and New Zealand and Europe but are open to all offers and any time of year. We often travel with another couple so would be like at least 2 bedrooms. We've not done a house swap yet but were encouraged by the positive experiences of friends. We promise to answer all inquiries and look forward to viewing your houses online.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our home is located in a newer (6 years old) 50+ community called Robson Ranch just outside Casa Grande in Arizona. We are 40 minutes from both Phoenix and Tucson which offer all the amenities of large metropolitan cities. There are over 200 golf courses within 60 miles. Casa Grande is a city of about 50,000, offering shopping, restaurants and entertainment. The Grand Canyon, Les Vegas, the Hoover Dam, Hollywood, skiing etc. are all within a day's drive.

Robson Ranch offers resort-like living with an 18 hole golf course, a restaurant and pub, indoor pool, outdoor pool, tennis and pickle ball courts, gym, hot tub, bicycle and hiking trails and a variety or sports, crafts and special interest group activities in which visitors are welcome to participate. This is a very friendly and active community of newly-retired seniors.

Buzzy restaurants
Robson has a restaurant and bar onsite. Casa Grand has most restaurant chains plus some lovely specialty and home cooking restaurants.
Cool bars
Robson has entertainment in the bar and auditorium. Theater performances in nearby Phoenix and Tucson. Country music nightly at the Tumbleweed. (3 miles)
Cozy cafés
The Robson Grill. Robson coffee shop. The Cookie Jar in Casa Grande
Retail therapy
Casa Grande for groceries and supplies, plus a shopping Mall. Larger shopping Malls in Tucson and Chandler/Mesa southern Phoenix)
Bit of culture
Casa Grande Ruins . Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Sedona, historic western towns etc are within a 1 day drive.hin
Walks in the park
3-5 mile walking path around the community. Mountain hikes , parks.
Spot of exercise
Wlking path, the gym, and walking the streets of the nearby towns.

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