7 affordable golf course homes

Mesa, Arizona

10902 E. Medina Avenue
$285,000

This two-bedroom, two-bath home in Sunland Springs Village is the epitome of Arizona living with its xeriscaping instead of a lawn, and a Spanish-style tile roof. There are tile floors throughout, a vaulted ceiling in the living room and honey oak cabinets in the kitchen. The north facing patio overlooks one of the three, 9-hole executive golf courses and the Superstition Mountains. Since Sunland is a 55-and-over community it's not surprising that this is the smallest home in our slideshow with just under 1,500 square-feet. But, as with most retirement developments, residents enjoy a long list of shared amenities from heated swimming pools and tennis courts to an assisted living facility. Another bonus: Mesa is only about a 15 minute drive from Phoenix, so this golf course home also has offers all the advantages of big city life. Homeowners' fees are $625 a year and it costs $15 to play 9 holes without a cart.

Bill Barker, Farnsworth Realty & Management Company (602) 809-2856