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Two Floor Plans to Love — The Cays at Ocotillo

As if it’s not enough that the Chandler, Arizona, condos at The Cays at Ocotillo have a great location, terrific sunny climate, and a ton of amenities…they also feature floor plans to suit any lifestyle. From second home buyers who want a gathering place to empty-nesters who want convenience and low maintenance without sacrificing space or beautiful surroundings, this development offers unique living spaces for everyone, with upscale “trimmings” included. Two of the floor plans here are especially good buys in terms of sheer living space: the Bacara and the Riviera. Here are some of their high points:

Luxury from Cash Register to Condo: Living at The Cays, Shopping at The Chandler Fashion Center

Does your idea of the perfect vacation — or retirement — include a generous dollop of shopping? Would you be ecstatic if your “home away from home” had over 100 quality stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues almost at its doorstep? Then the folks at The Cays at Ocotillo, in Chandler, Arizona, want to talk to you…because they’ve got an offer you may not be able to refuse!

Upscale residences, top-notch management, and proximity to the Chandler Fashion Center make The Cays one of the top choices for those whose idea of paradise is sun, fun, and chances to “shop ’til they drop.” Here are just a handful of great surprises the Fashion Center has to offer.

1. Name-Brand Anchors — and Friends

For quality and entertainment shopping, the Chandler Fashion Center is your go-to place. Macy’s, Dillard’s, Nordstrom, Sears, and Harkins Theaters are the main “hubs” around which more than 180 stores offer their wares.  And the “companion” stores read like a Who’s Who of retail: from Abercrombie & Fitch’s tailored approach to Zumiez’s athletic shoes, boards, and skates with youthful energy and flair, your selection is unparalleled. Whether you’re shopping kitchenware to couture, at Chandler Fashion Center, the question isn’t whether you’ll find that perfect item — but whether you’ll be able to stop at just a couple of them!

The Cays and the Ocotillo Golf Resort: a Winning Combination

Your condo home at The Cays of Ocotillo already offers you an upscale residence with plenty of room, terrific views, the conveniences of the Chandler, Arizona, city center right out the door, and no “homeowner hassles” to worry about. With maintenance and landscaping, covered parking, and security provided, can living at The Cays get any better? Yes, it can — if you’re a golfer!

In this idyllic climate, with its 300+ days of sunshine, balmy temperatures, and fresh air, golf is more than just a game: it’s a great way to exercise, pick up some Vitamin D, and even get a few bragging rights. So if you’re one of those people who consider a “perfect day” one on which you get in at least 18 holes, the Ocotillo Golf Resort will be “icing on the cake” for your vacation or retirement spot…and only a short distance away from your laid-back, relaxing home base.

Credentials, Facilities, and Design

One of Arizona’s best daily-fee facilities, the Ocotillo Golf Resort is proud to boast a Top 50 resort rating by Golf World. This Ted Robinson-designed course has earned multiple awards over the years, including:

  • 4-1/2 stars “Best Places to Play” from Golf Digest magazine in 2008
  • AGM Platinum Awards for 2013 and 2014
  • A Top 100 course rating from Golf World Business Magazine in 2007, 2011, and 2012

The course, managed by Troon, also features an award-winning Pro Shop, a full-service clubhouse, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and practice areas that include a driving range and putting and chipping greens. Of course, private lessons and club rentals are available as well for those who’ve just discovered the game, or are trying it for the first time.

The course’s traditional styling is enhanced by gorgeous manicured fairways, cascading waterfalls, and sumptuous floral gardens that are a perfect counterpoint to the desert landscapes featured in other area courses. This colorful approach to the course ambience was deliberate on the part of Robinson; also deliberate were the generous fairways and landings, giving “thinking golfers” birdie chances if they can “outwit” the course!


5 Reasons to Buy A Condo

You’ve worked hard and now it’s time to enjoy the best years of your life.  You are looking for the perfect place with resort living, the right amenities and the home to provide you with the physical space you require.  The condo market in the Phoenix area has bounced back.  People who want the resort lifestyle and Baby Boomers are the biggest groups of buyers.  Real Estate analysts say there is a market for luxury condos.

If you talk to friends or family members who live in condominiums, you’ll quickly find out that people love the condo life…No yard to mow. This is a big appeal of owning a condo. There will be no mowing because you’ll pay dues to a condominium association, which will take care of most of your maintenance needs.  When you own a condo, you don’t have to spend hours doing yard work or pay thousands of dollars a year for someone else to do it.  Many features of condominium ownership are attractive to people exploring different options when it comes to the purchase of real estate.