Meritage Las Campanas Retirement Community New Homes
Meritage Active Adult Communities has two communities in Green Valley, Canoa Ranch and San Miguel at Las Campanas, set among the backdrop of the majestic Santa Rita Mountains. Green Valley is a short drive south of Tucson and offers a world of amenities for residents to choose from.
Green Valley offers more activities and recreational facilities than any other active adult community in the country. Named "Best Place to Retire" by Where to Retire magazine, this unique town has become a cherished retirement mecca for thousands of homebuyers.
Las Campanas is a true testament to Meritage Homes’ commitment to the future of homebuilding with respect to Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation, Sustainability and Green Building Practices. The homes in this community will incorporate advanced building science practices like:
All of these features included in homes from approximately 1238 to 2287 sq. ft. This community is one of a kind and can save you up to 80% on your utility bills.
Listed below is a sampling of the clubs and activities offered by Green Valley Recreation:
3 Art Exhibit Galleries
3 Indoor Racquetball Courts
1 Computer Center
13 Heated Swimming pools w/ spa
5 Fitness Centers
17 Tennis Courts
8 Golf Courses
1 Woodworking Shop
3 Billiard Rooms
24 Meeting Rooms
5 Bocce Ball Courts
13 Recreation Centers
1 Camera Studio
1 Sand Volleyball Court
1 Ceramic Studio
52 Shuffleboard Courts
3 Silversmith Studios
Amenities include: an indoor pool; a fitness room; a multipurpose room; an outdoor basketball court and four Pickleball Courts.
GVR Centers have a variety of fitness equipment and activities to keep you in shape. In each of our six Fitness Centers will find a great selection of cardiovascular and strength training equipment at each of the six major centers.
As a GVR member, you’ll have access to 13 centers’ pools and spas, six fitness centers, tennis, pickleball and other sports courts, over 1,000 classes and lectures, 60+ clubs of various interests and fine and professional arts and entertainment presented in GVR’s West Center for Performing Arts. (Golf is not included in GVR membership, check out my golf page for area courses, fees and memberships.)
The amenities offered by GVR are unmatched by any other master planned retirement community in the world.
GVR Membership Fees:
- If you’re new to Green Valley and purchasing a home with GVR membership, you’ll pay a one-time “New Member Capital Fee” of $2,616 at close of escrow, plus an annual dues of $493. The transaction will also be assessed a one-time transfer fee of $350.
- If you’re an existing GVR member and moving out of the area, or from one GVR property to another, you’ll be assessed the $350 transfer fee, and your annual dues will be prorated accordingly.
- (Fees as of Jan. 1, 2019. Other conditions may apply, check with your Realtor® when considering a Green Valley property. More here.)
GVR FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
Recreation and Sports:
GVR members have access to heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spas and state-of-the-art aerobic and weight resistance equipment at the many GVR fitness centers. Other facilities include basketball courts, billiards, bocce, horseshoes, pickleball, racquetball, shuffleboard, tennis, table tennis, and water and sand volleyball.
GVR members can connect with neighbors and meet new friends by joining one of more than 60 activity and social clubs sponsored by GVR. Clubs with designation space at GVR centers include the Computer, Lapidary, Photography, Clay, Ceramics, and Woodworkers clubs. Other clubs are centered on dance, music, arts and crafts, travel, drama, card games, in addition to sporting clubs and social clubs and gatherings by various states or regions.
Each Spring, GVR welcomes nearly 1,000 competitors to its annual Senior Games, a month-long event in which adults 50+ compete in more than 30 events. Participants hail from more than 37 states, Canada and Mexico.
Classes, Trips and Tours:
Explore new subjects by enrolling in one or more of the 900 classes that GVR offers annually at a discounted member rate. Taught be experienced instructors, classes range from fitness and exercise, to arts and crafts, dance and music, gardening, cooking, literature and landscaping.
GVR also offers many trips and tours to area attractions. A small fee covers transportation, venue admission and refreshments. Previous tours have included Kartchner Caverns and Wilhelm Winery, Biosphere II, Kitt Peak Observatory, and the Tucson Rodeo and parade.
Arts & Entertainment:
GVR’s West Center Auditorium attracts top talent to the area as part of its “GVR Live! Performing Arts” series. Recent live performances included Chicago’s Second City comedy troupe, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and country music legend Collin Raye. GVR members receive a discount on tickets and can attend several performances with season tickets. (All performances are open to the general public.)