Explore our Western Communities

Do you love being outside enjoying the weather, hiking, and maybe golfing? You need to explore our western communities here at ideal-LIVING. Take in the great outdoors and low taxes. When your neighborhood meets and exceeds your expectations, you can relax and enjoy life a little more.

Why Live in a Community out West?

Enjoy amazing views and beautiful weather year-round. And also enjoy the sounds of nature. Or just do some sunbathing for that good ole vitamin D. Let ideal-LIVING find you the perfect western communities so you get exactly what you’re looking for in your house and neighborhood. We have some that are also gated communities, 55 plus neighborhoods, and some areas for all ages. Active Adult as well as various options such as golf, lake, mountains, and much more.

Finding the Best Western Community

ideal-LIVING has been helping the aging generation find the best luxury housing for 30 years. We promise we will be with you through every step of the process from beginning to end. Don’t let trying to find housing be a nightmare for you. Our professionals have relationships with the best in the business. Please let us help you find the your ideal house in one of our western communities. Sit back, relax, and think about what to do with your new home and breathe a sigh of relief. Soon you will be picking out new pillows, putting your personal touch in the master bathroom, maybe start a garden, and definitely take your enjoying the great outdoors. Venture out to our western communities.

Life is too short to not be living your ideal life! You don’t have to settle for a house you aren’t completely in love with, in a neighborhood away from the water and your boat. If you are interested in boating crafts and boats of all sizes, marina communities by ideal-LIVING are what you need. If you are someone who appreciates the outdoors and cares about the environment, you need to be living in an area where you can properly exercise your hobbies. You can make the choice today to improve your situation to get the most out of your community and your future. Grab life by the horns and start doing you today.

Venture Out

With so many options around the country, finding a marina community can be overwhelming. But if you can pinpoint your major must-haves, compiling a list of potential coastal destinations will be easy. Aside from lakeside activities, consider other amenities you may want. Avid golfers may want their marina community to also be a golf community, with an award-winning course amid gorgeous views. Other amenities may include tax-friendliness, proximity to cities for dining, shopping, and entertainment. Or you may be searching for a 55+ community with lakeside benefits.

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Scottsdale Heights

Scottsdale, AZ
Home prices froms the low $600K

Scottsdale Heights is a new gated community coming soon to the highly sought-after area of North Scottsdale. This new Active Lifestyle neighborhood is for those 55 and better and will offer four designs of single-family homes. Designed for low maintenance these villa-style homes will provide just the right amount of private outdoor space and many amenities throughout the neighborhood. Scottsdale Heights will have a community pool, spa and barbecue pavilion. Homeowners will love being nearby some of the best golf courses in the state.

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Palmas Del Sol Active 55+ Community in Mesa AZ

Palmas Del Sol

Mesa, AZ

Affordable 55+ Resort Living – Homes from the $60’s. Surprise yourself with the affordable luxury at Palmas Del Sol, one of the finest Active 55+ communities in Arizona. Relax in our heated pool, join friends in our multi-million dollar clubhouse, or rejuvinate with a year-round calendar of events planned by our full-time Activities Director.

We offer resort amenities and a wide variety of new and pre-owned manufactured homes starting in the $60’s. Whether you’re looking to relax in retirement, or rev up your social life, you’ll enjoy the lifestyle at Palmas Del Sol.

Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

Virtual Tours now available! Feel free to watch our video playlist below. You can navigate to the next video by simply clicking the button to the right of the “share” icon.



Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
Briarwood
Las Palmas
Las Palmas Grand
Las Vegas Meadows
Palmas Del Sol
Palmas Del Sol East
Sunrise Village

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K Hov Terra Lago | California Gated 55 Plus Communities CA Retire

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Terra Lago

Indio, CA
Homes: $267,990 - $345,990

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Terra Lago in Indio, CA is an active lifestyle gated community for those 55 and better. Residents here enjoy the centerpiece of the community, The Lodge, a spectacular recreation facility that offers activities, events and fun gathering spaces. Indoors you’ll find a grand ballroom, library, craft room, game room, yoga studio, hair salon, fitness center, computer room, bistro, lounge and even an indoor pool. Outdoors enjoy the firepit, resort-style pool and spa, bocce, horseshoes and a putting green.

The Lodge offers many classes and activities so you can enjoy your favorite hobbies and even discover new talents. With a world of amenities and like-minded residents, at K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Terra Lago your residents will become dear friends. Homes range from 1,559 square feet up to 2,747 square feet and focus on open designs that create a flow between indoor and outdoor living. Convenient spaces throughout provide ample storage and help you keep your home neat and organized. Surrounding by gorgeous mountains, there are beautiful views all around and some homesites even border the golf course next door allowing private golf course views.

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Las Vegas Meadows Active 55+ Community in Las Vegas NV

Las Vegas Meadows

Las Vegas, NV

Home Rentals from $895 – Home Sales from the $20’s. Welcome to Nevada’s “Active Adult Community of the Year.” Step into this 42 acre, guard-gated resort and see our selection of newly remodeled homes for sale and for rent. An affordable 55+ community, we offer home rentals from $895 and sales from the $20’s. You’ll enjoy the finest in social and recreational activities and amenities in a friendly resort setting.

Las Vegas, Nevada is one of America’s fastest growing retirement destinations. Enjoy a year round warm climate, an exciting active community, beautiful natural wonders, low taxes, no income or inheritance taxes, luxury golf courses right down the road and, of course, all the excitement Las Vegas has to offer on and off the Strip! Visit us today and see why so many active adults say it’s like being on vacation all year long!

Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
Briarwood
Las Palmas
Las Palmas Grand
Las Vegas Meadows
Palmas Del Sol
Palmas Del Sol East
Sunrise Village

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Homes near Grand Junction CO | Cobble Creek | Montrose San Mountains

Homes at Cobble Creek

Montrose, CO
Homes starting at $595K

There is a place nestled at the gateway to the San Juan Mountains of Colorado where the idea of an authentic Colorado lifestyle still thrives. It is where Mother Nature designs your backyard playground, where the sky seems endless, where the air seems fresher and the sun shines nearly every day of the year. And in the heart of this Colorado paradise, you will discover the Homes at Cobble Creek.

Located in the Uncompahgre Valley, the community offers mild winters and comfortable summers. Recreational opportunities are endless. In addition to those activities featured below, the area offers great fly-fishing, endless Jeep trails for off-roading, outstanding stargazing (without big city lights), hunting and horseback riding. Winter can be a great time to experience southwestern Colorado. With two major ski areas within easy driving distance, our awesome peaks allow for some of the greatest skiing and snowboarding. These areas offer everything from gentle beginner slopes to remote heli-skiing among vast areas of untouched snowy peaks.

Homes at Cobble Creek is proud to offer a range of living options in collaboration with Cobble Creek’s most trusted and prolific builder. With an exclusive focus on the Cobble Creek Golf Community and other amenities in beautiful Montrose, Colorado, Homes at Cobble Creek offers new construction homes as well as a streamlined design, construction, and sales process to build the home of your dreams. Homes are offered exclusively by Cobble Realty. Call us for information or a tour at (970) 765-4335.

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Active Adult 55+ Community near Phoenix AZ

Sunrise Village

Mesa, AZ

Resort Living Can Be Beautiful and Affordable. Homes from the $30’s.
Step into this active 55+ community in East Mesa and be amazed at how affordable a resort lifestyle can be! You’ll discover friendly people, luxury amenities and newly remodeled homes from the $30’s. Our gated community offers a year-round calendar of social events planned by our Activity Director, a courtesy shuttle bus to get around town, a beautiful clubhouse, heated pool and so much more. Sunrise Village is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980.

Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

Virtual Tours now available! Feel free to watch our video playlist below. You can navigate to the next video by simply clicking the button to the right of the “share” icon.



Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
Briarwood
Las Palmas
Las Palmas Grand
Las Vegas Meadows
Palmas Del Sol
Palmas Del Sol East
Sunrise Village

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The Villas at Creekside

Pittsburg, KS
$1,850 - $2,100 a month

Love life and have fun living it at The Villas at Creekside! The Villas at Creekside is a luxury, gated community with a wealth of high-end amenities and natural beauty. Located in a thriving university town, The Villas offer resident easy access to a multitude of sporting and cultural events.

You’ll enjoy exploring new passions, making new friends, and increasing your personal wellness at our active, fun-loving community.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Victory at Verrado

Buckeye, AZ
Homes: $334,990 - $359,990

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Victory at Verrado, AZ offers single-family new homes in a beautiful desert setting with a wide variety of community amenities. Choose from six designs of spacious and open, quality-built single-story homes.

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Montesa Gold Canyon | Arizona Gated Communities | Swimming Pool

Montesa at Gold Canyon

Gold Canyon, AZ

Featuring views of the stunning Superstition Mountains, Montesa at Gold Canyon is the perfect place to stay active, make long-lasting friendships and enjoy the life you deserve. Much more than a place to live, Montesa offers a first-rate style of living, with resort amenities, a stunning natural landscape and premier homes.

Play pickle ball, bocce ball, shuffleboard and water volleyball with your new friends, exercise in our well-equipped fitness center, enjoy a game of billiards, or hit the tennis courts–there are so many ways to stay active. Our performing arts center and ballroom hosts a number of parties, dances, banquets and art classes for you to enjoy. On site professional management and activities staff are dedicated to ensure your satisfaction.

Montesa’s homes combine state-of-the-art design with the finest construction. And now with rooftop party decks there are more ways to take in the beauty of these tranquil surroundings. Fill out the form below to learn more about this exciting place to live.

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New Homes near Phoenix | Galloway Ridge by K. Hovnanian Homes | AZ

Galloway Ridge

Cave Creek, AZ

Galloway Ridge is a community with new low maintenance villa-style homes in Cave Creek, Arizona. Located near shopping centers, picturesque golf courses and equal distance between the I-17 & Loop 101, it features a community pool and barbecue pavilion. The location is ideal for someone who enjoys easy access to dining, boutique shopping and nightlife. The town of Cave Creek offers many events throughout the year. You’ll love the spectacular desert landscape and nearby hiking trails.

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SaddleBrooke TWO

Tucson, AZ
Homes $300K - 1M Plus

It’s easy to see why Where To Retire magazine chose SaddleBrooke as one of America’s top 100 best master-planned communities. Within this stunning Sonoran desert setting just 25 miles north of downtown Tucson, Arizona, you’ll find an appealing combination of natural tranquility and vibrant excitement. Your new home will boast spectacular views of the 9,000-foot Santa Catalina mountain range, nearly perfect weather, and an abundance of community amenities, events, groups, and traditions to fill your life with joy and inspiration.

SaddleBrooke TWO is a true Active Lifestyle Community. With more than 200 clubs, our residents enjoy a wealth of educational and social opportunities, including an Institute of Learning in Retirement that offers an assortment of courses to satisfy your interests. Three on-site restaurants, a 478-seat performing arts center, two championship golf courses, fitness centers, basketball and volleyball courts, swimming pools, tennis courts, pickleball courts, and even a softball field are just around the corner.

Welcome to a world of possibilities to Live Your Dreams, at last.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Sun City West

Sun City West, AZ

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Sun City West, a new active adult 55+ community in Arizona, will offer three designs of single-story homes close to shopping and recreation. Enjoy an amenity-filled, resort-style experience within an easy commute to Phoenix.

This brand-new community will feature 50 single-family homes with up to 1,736 sq. ft. of living space, with two bedrooms, up to two-and-a-half baths, and a two-car attached garage. Residents will also have access to four recreation centers with over 100 chartered clubs, seven golf courses, a state-of-the-art bowling alley, movie theater, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a wide range of other amenities.

In Sun City West, you can enjoy Arizona’s natural beauty while living conveniently close to Peoria, Glendale, and Phoenix. Go on a hike at the nearby Peoria Regional Preserve or enjoy one of the many great restaurants the surrounding area has to offer. This 55+ community in Sun City West, AZ, is also only a few miles from the excellent Banner Del E Webb Medical Center.

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Las Palmas | Active 55 Community | Arizona Thesman Community | AZ

Las Palmas

Mesa, AZ

Affordable Active 55+ Resort Living.

It’s easy to see why so many of our residents feel like they’re on vacation all year long. Las Palmas is a world-class resort with year-round activities, luxury amenities and a friendly group of active 55+ adults who enjoy life to the fullest, just like you.

Visit our impressive selection of custom-built homes beginning in the $70’s. Whether you’re looking for the best value in retirement or simply the best place to take life easier, you’ll enjoy the lifestyle at Arizona’s premiere 55+ resort. Las Palmas is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980. Gated with 24 hour security. Visit us today, open daily for tours 8-5.

Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

Virtual Tours now available! Feel free to watch our video playlist below. You can navigate to the next video by simply clicking the button to the right of the “share” icon.



Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

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<p>Also check out our other Thesman Communities:</p>
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  • Briarwood
  • Las Palmas Grand
  • Las Vegas Meadows
  • Palmas Del Sol
  • Palmas Del Sol East
  • Sunrise Village
  • Village Green
  • Resort Living Can Be Beautiful and Affordable. Homes from the $30’s.

    Step into this active 55+ community in East Mesa and be amazed at how affordable a resort lifestyle can be! You’ll discover friendly people, luxury amenities and newly remodeled homes from the $30’s. Our gated community offers a year-round calendar of social events planned by our Activity Director, a courtesy shuttle bus to get around town, a beautiful clubhouse, heated pool and so much more. Sunrise Village is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980.

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    55+ Community near Houston TX | The Highlands - Encore

    The Highlands – Encore

    Porter, TX
    45- and 55-foot single-story homes, request information for more pricing details!

    David Weekley’s first 55+ active adult community is coming soon to the brand new, master-planned community of The Highlands! Located in Porter, TX, The Highlands is dedicated to everything you know and love about home and nature. The Highlands is a 2,300-acre exploration of natural beauty and will be built to take full advantage of its densely forested, national park-like setting. David Weekley’ section in The Highlands – Encore will feature 45- and 55-foot, single-story homesites along with top-quality construction, open-concept livability and a splendid Montgomery County location near shopping, dining and entertainment. In The Highlands, you’ll soon experience the best in Design, Choice and Service from one of Houston’s top home builders as well as a variety of amenities, including:

    • Lifestyle Director to schedule activities
    • 55+ clubhouse
    • 18-hole golf course and tennis courts
    • Hiking, biking and adventure trail system along the San Jacinto River
    • Event lawn and pavilion, recreation field and playgrounds
    • Acres of parks, greenspaces and onsite lakes for fishing and kayaking
    • Waterpark with lazy river

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    Encore at Viridian | 55+ New Homes near Dallas TX

    Encore at Viridian

    Arlington, TX

    Encore by David Weekley Homes will soon offer a new 55+ lifestyle community in Arlington. You will shortly be able to enjoy thoughtfully-designed one-story homes and bright, open floor plans. Elements at Viridian – Signature Series homes are situated on 45 and 50 foot homesites and will feature expanded Outdoor Living Areas for entertaining. Here, you can soon enjoy the home of your dreams, plus the lifestyle you’ve been looking for, including:
    • Calendar full of activities planned by a Lifestyle Director
    • Staying in prime shape on the miles of walking, hiking and biking trails
    • Relaxing in the resort-style pools
    • Gathering with friends at the amenity center’s lounge
    • Fishing in the catch-and-release lakes
    • Enjoying a friendly game on the putting greens, shuffleboard, bocce ball and tennis courts

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    Active Adult Community near Seattle WA | Port Ludlow | Waterfront Homes

    Port Ludlow

    Port Ludlow, WA
    Homes: $490K+


    Port Ludlow is a resort-style community located on the shores of the Puget Sound, just a 30-minute ferry ride away from Seattle, Washington. Port Ludlow is close enough to the city, but far enough to enjoy an active and tranquil lifestyle. With views of the Olympic Mountains, a bustling social life, waterfront inn, and myriad of recreational amenities, the community has regularly been ranked as one of the top ten neighborhoods in the U.S.

    Port Ludlow is home to a championship golf course that embraces the area’s natural surroundings of lakes, streams, and evergreens and provides challenging play for all skill levels. Residents can enjoy the community’s waterfront location at Port Ludlow’s 300-slip Marina by taking a boat cruise, renting a kayak, or dining at the award-winning Fireside Restaurant. Two clubhouses provide fitness facilities, tennis and pickleball courts, swimming pools, and over 100 community clubs.

    Residences in Port Ludlow include Craftsman-style beachfront homes, waterfront condos, and villas with golf course views. Currently, there are two new neighborhoods being built in Port Ludlow. Ludlow Cove Cottages and Olympic Terrace II.

    Check out our 360 degree view of Port Ludow by clicking here!

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    Victory at Verrado

    Buckeye, AZ
    Homes: $300K - $600K

    Encore by David Weekley Homes is proud to offer thoughtfully-designed, single-level homes in the 55+ community of Victory at Verrado. Here, you can start living the lifestyle you’ve been dreaming about in a beautiful energy-efficient home with expanded living areas and stunning golf course homesites.

    In Victory at Verrado, you’ll also enjoy a calendar full of outings and events planned by the full-time Lifestyle Director at the Victory Club. Immerse yourself in all the experiences this lifestyle community has to offer.

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    The Collective

    Manteca, CA
    Gated Community with Single-Family Homes & Resort-Style Living from $400K

    It’s all here at The Collective, a new 55+ gated master plan community with resort-style amenities and new homes priced from the $400,000s – and it’s all about the carefree life you deserve. Get social. Be your healthiest you. Make some forever friends. And kick back in a new home that’s just your style. Welcome to stress-free living where life’s whatever you want it to be.

    The Collective isn’t your average collection of homes. It’s a gated master-planned community of single-family neighborhoods by three trusted builders. Whether it’s Venture by Taylor Morrison, Turnleaf by Anthem United or Origin by Trumark Homes, you’re bound to find the perfect residence for you, all surrounded by spaces and places that are anything but typical.

    When you live at The Collective, you also enjoy a full-time lifestyle director on hand to curate community events, outings, classes, activities and more, so you can experience a lifestyle that’s active, social and enriched. Plus, with San Francisco to the west, Silicon Valley to the south and Wine Country all around, The Collective puts you front and center to it all.

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    The Retreat at Barbers Hill

    Mont Belvieu, TX
    Monthly rental rates from $1.4K to $245K

    If you’re searching for a senior living community like you’ve never experienced before, it is coming soon to Mont Belvieu, Texas. The Retreat at Barbers Hill will be known as the place where resort-style amenities will merge with everyday living for those 62 and better. There will be no lack of amenities in our spacious one and two bedroom homes for rent. Residents will have the option of choosing from apartment homes with elevator access or one-story cottages with attached garages. Our spacious clubhouse will feature a beauty salon, state-of-the-art fitness center, library complete with a fireplace, and coffee bar and pub. That is just the beginning of the captivating environment designed to anticipate your every need. A dip in the shimmering swimming pool is sure to be refreshing, and for those who want to perfect that hole-in-one, a putting green is sure to please. You don’t want to miss such gracious living in beautiful Mont Belvieu, Texas! The Retreat at Barbers Hill is the premier destination for a life of pleasure and convenience. Come Live The Retreat Life!

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    Palmas Del Sol East Active 55+ Community in Apache Junction AZ

    Palmas Del Sol East

    Apache Junction, AZ

    Affordable Resort Living – Pre-Owned Homes from the $30’s. Feel like you’re on vacation all year long in this Active 55+ resort in Apache Junction. Luxury and affordability come together at Palmas Del Sol East. From the best in social and recreational activities to an impressive selection of quality manufactured homes from the $30’s, we offer the value and lifestyle you deserve. Palmas Del Sol East is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980.

    Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

    Virtual Tours now available! Feel free to watch our video playlist below. You can navigate to the next video by simply clicking the button to the right of the “share” icon.



    Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

    Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
    Briarwood
    Las Palmas
    Las Palmas Grand
    Las Vegas Meadows
    Palmas Del Sol
    Palmas Del Sol East
    Sunrise Village

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    Plan your visit to a community out west

    Finding the perfect place to call home has never been more important, and we’re here to help. Take a look at the communities above and note the ones that stand out to you. Once you’ve chosen a few, make plans to book a discovery tour to take a closer look at those areas. It’s the best way to really know if a community is the perfect fit for you. After that, your only other step is to soak up the luxury of living western style.

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