Florence 55+ Communities

501 N Main St
Florence, 85132

Retire to Florence, AZ

Escape the big-city hustle and bustle for the quaint Downtown and historic Main Street of Florence! Tucked into the vast desertscape between Phoenix and Tucson, just southeast of Casa Grande, Florence is a world of small-town wonders. It’s got everything a small town should have—shopping, dining, events, and an abundance of outdoor recreation. Plus, it’s just a 30 minute drive back to the big-city amenities of Chandler and Gilbert. It’s no surprise Florence is becoming a favorite place to retire!

Florence 55+ Homes for Sale

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Explore Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

Florence is home to one truly spectacular Active Adult community: Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch. Take a look at all the amazing features and amenities this fantastic 55+ neighborhood has to offer!


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Private Clubhouse

The beautiful rec center features a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, a restauant and cyber cafe, ballroom, plus hobby and game rooms.

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Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy beautiful parklike spaces, tennis and bocce courts, horseshoe pits, and miles of scenic hiking and biking trails through the neighborhood.

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Great Activities

A full-time activities director ensures there is always fun to be found—from classes to clubs to activities. Plus, Sun City partners with the ASU Lifelong Learning Academy.

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Merrill Ranch Amenities

Spend the day on the Poston Butte Golf Course, playing basketball or beach volleyball, or even rock climbing at the rock wall. There’s even a waterpark for keeping cool in the summer.

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Beautiful New Homes

Choose from 22 different single-family floor plans ranging from 1,100 to over 2,800 square feet. Enjoy low-maintenance living plus 2-car garages, courtyards, covered porches, and more.


Florence Attractions


Florence at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Phoenix area experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

Population: 26,912
Growth Since 2000: +1.32%
Zip Codes: 85132, 85128, 85179
County: Pinal
Median Home Price: $184,100

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Travel & Commute

Downtown Phoenix: 1 hr 15 min
Chandler: 50 min
Glendale: 1 hr 25 min
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport: 50 min
Sky Harbor Airport: 1 hr 5 min


Florence 55+ Real Estate

Searching for a home for sale in an Active Adult neighborhood in Florence or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in the Greater Phoenix metro area? We’ve got the resources to help you out! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our Buyer’s Resources below!

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