55+ Homes

The Desert Community With a Retro Vibe

May 26, 2021 • Fenny Peiffer

RV Living in AZ

The RV lifestyle appeals to many 55+ retirees because it allows them the freedom to travel from place to place, caters to a love of the outdoors, and can be an affordable alternative to a traditional retirement home. RV resort communities across the country provide the ambiance of living in a neighborhood, and many offer the amenities available in a typical 55+ active adult community. At Arizona RV Resorts, mobile home, and RV sites give the option of taking your adventure on the road, enjoy a weekend getaway, or making it your next home.

Ironwood, Apache Junction is a close-knit community with a nostalgic flair. Home to 58 mobile homes, and 43 RV sites, Ironwood offers the perfect place to hang your hat whether it’s just for the night, or you’re planning on sticking around. Renting is a fantastic option that gives active adults the freedom to come, and goes as they please, and this community has the best of both worlds in terms of affordability, and an abundance of amenities you won’t find in most mobile communities. RV sites have the option of paying reasonable daily, weekly, monthly, or annual rates, with mobile homes ranging from $430 per month for single-wides to $445 for doubles. Electricity, sewer, and taxes are included, as well as free Wifi for a truly affordable lifestyle.

With views of the mesmerizing Superstition Mountains, Ironwood is one of Apache Junction’s best-kept secrets with exciting activities, and entertainment including line dancing, dinner parties, and art classes. Staying active, and socially engaged is what this community does best from water aerobics, bocce ball, and golf, to hobby sports like horseshoes, shuffleboard, and billiards. 55+ residents have access to an on-site kitchen, as well as convenient laundry, and shower facilities to refresh after a road trip. A heated pool and therapeutic spa are also available to wind down and rejuvenate.

Apache Junction was named one of the best places to retire by Forbes in 2016, boasting affordability, age-friendly accommodations, and a moderate climate. Home to famous landmarks, and attractions such as the Superstition Mountain Museum, the Apacheland movie set, and Goldfield Ghost Town, residents can experience the wild west and enjoy annual events including the Renaissance Festival, Lost Dutchman Parade, and famous rodeos. A haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Apache Junction has everything from mountain biking, fishing, and water sports, to the Multi-Generational Facility where sports lovers will find basketball, rock climbing, and a state-of-the-art gym. Just 35 miles from the Phoenix metro area, near major retailers, and an expansive library, residents of Ironwood may want to extend their stay!

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