05 October . 2018
The Villages of Estrella: Resort-Style Living in CantaMia by Taylor Morrison (55+)
Does moving to a refreshing oasis in the High Sonoran Desert sound like the reset you’ve been looking for? Estrella is a master-planned community comprised of three distinct villages: Mountain Ranch, Montecito, and CantaMia (an active adult 55-Plus village). Here you’ll find a combination of distinctive homes and exciting amenities, including 40+ miles of lakeside paths, desert and mountain trails for hiking and biking, 72 acres of lakes for sporting or relaxing, 30+ parks for family fun and community gatherings, plus, an 18-hole Nicklaus designed championship golf course.
When you’re ready to settle into a 55+ community that won’t require you to settle down, pick the gated village of CantaMia. Comprised of beautifully crafted homes on 540 acres and offering stunning private lake and desert views, CantaMia is an ideal gated community to retire. It boasts a resort-style residents club, parks and common areas, and most importantly, welcoming neighbors who will soon become fast friends. It’s no wonder CantaMia was voted one of the 50 Best Retirement Communities in the United States by Where to Retire magazine.
CantaMia Village Center
At the heart of CantaMia is the resident-only 29,000 sq. ft. residents club, CantaMia Village Center, designed exclusively with the active adult homeowner in mind and boasts amenities including:
State-of-the-art fitness center – from Jazzercise to yoga, we have all the classes you need to stay fit and active.
Beach entry, heated outdoor pool – open year round, the resort-style pool will keep you cool in the summer, but is warm enough to enjoy all year long.
Indoor lap pool – head over to the heated indoor lap pool where you can perfect your breaststroke while getting a great cardiovascular workout.
Café – need a morning pick me up? The café has an assortment of beverages to help you start your day. Looking for a new happy hour spot? Grab a beer or cocktail with friends at the café’s full bar and relax in the lounge area.
Tennis and pickleball courts – show off your skills in a fun-filled match with friends and neighbors on our courts.
Billiards Room – try your hand at pool in the CantaMia Men’s and Ladies’ billiards club.
Fire pits – relax by the fire pits as the sun sets while you roast s’mores and catch up with friends and grandkids.
Arts and crafts classrooms – if you have an artistic flair, the many Village Center classes give you the chance to create your next masterpiece.
Library – for you bookworms who love to read, find sanctuary in the private library.
Let’s Have a Gathering
CantaMia has a dedicated Lifestyle Director who keeps every day exciting with clubs, events, and activities. Whether you’re looking for an organized bike ride, inspiration from a cooking demonstration, or a concert under the stars, we’ve got just what you need. Get to know our amazing CantaMia Lifestyle Director!
Your Wellness is Important
Because we know how crucial it is to take care of your health, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you have easy access to nearby medical care. Mountain Ranch Medical Commons, featuring Banner Health Center is located in our Estrella community and is conveniently positioned for your primary care needs, on-site lab work, and X-rays. You can see medical professionals whenever you need them; the medical commons have evening and Saturday hours as well as same-day appointments.
When you live in Estrella, trips to the doctor can be short and super convenient. In addition to Banner Health Center, our onsite and nearby medical services include NextCare Urgent Care, Sonora Quest Laboratories (located inside Safeway) for various lab tests, and you can fill your prescriptions at the onsite Walgreens in Mountain Ranch Marketplace.
Goodyear is also home to Abrazo West Campus, recently awarded the Southwest Chamber Icon. Located just ten miles from Estrella, Abrazo is an acute care hospital that includes 24-hour emergency care.
Enjoy Communing with Nature
Like all of Estrella’s villages, CantaMia is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes. Estrella is home to more than 30 community parks where you can take your pet for a walk, or let them roam free in CantaMia’s private dog park. Play with visiting grandchildren in the open, grassy spaces, or barbecue in the picnic areas and relax with friends. If you enjoy hiking or cycling, you’ll love the paths and trails that run through and surround Estrella. There’s nothing quite like walking out your front door and being able to take a stroll along the trails where you will experience stunning views of the natural landscape and the indigenous wildlife.
In addition to the more than 500 acres of parks and trails, our community boasts 72 acres of serene lakes. If you feel like paddle boating, kayaking, sailing, or canoeing, North Lake is the perfect setting. There’s no need to worry about storing your own watercraft because the Estrella Yacht Club will provide you with vessels and equipment, free of charge. And don’t forget to check out the breathtaking sunsets at South Lake, it’s the perfect place for spending a romantic evening with the one you love.
Shopping and Dining
Whether you’re looking for well-known brands, unique boutiques, fine dining restaurants, or casual cafés, you’ll find options to suit your tastes all around Estrella. Check out the popular Westgate Entertainment District and the Market at Estrella Falls.
Estrella is a unique master-planned community, and CantaMia is the perfect village for residents 55 and over. No matter which village you choose to reside in—Mountain Ranch, Montecitio or CantaMia—you find all the amenities that are essential to live a happy and healthy life. Estrella has all of your wants and needs covered, from quality healthcare facilities to assorted dining options to endless recreational activities. The comfortable single-family homes and resort style living are the perfect combo.
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