The Austin area has quickly emerged as a favorite destination among retirees and active adults. Austin and Georgetown have continually ranked among many top 10 lists of desirable retirement destinations. With its warm sunny weather, strong economy, active outdoor lifestyle and vibrant artistic and musical scene it is easy to understand what has drawn retirees to this part of the country.
For those seeking 55+ active adult communities in Austin, there are relatively few choices. However, the desirability of the few available 55+ active adult communities near Austin and Georgetown, Texas will satisfy almost any retiree who has a thirst for active adult living at its finest. There are only a couple 55+ active adult retirement communities in Austin and the surrounding area. The largest and most well-known community is Sun City Texas, which is 35 miles north of Austin in Georgetown, TX. Sun City Texas was started by Del Webb in 1995 and construction continues today. Upon completion, Sun City Texas will contain over 7,500 homes spread across 5,300 majestically rolling acres. It includes desirable amenities such as three 18-hole golf courses, a Village Center, restaurant, swimming pools, tennis courts and more.
For those who want a 55+ active adult community in the Austin and Georgetown area on a smaller scale than Sun City Texas, Heritage Oaks offers an intimate age-restricted community in Georgetown. With just 398 wooded lots, Heritage Oaks offers custom built single family homes and a well-equipped amenity center.
In addition to the 55 plus age-restricted active adult communities in Georgetown, there are also many options in all-ages communities in Austin and the surrounding area. Regardless of which Georgetown or Austin active adult retirement community you choose, you are certain to enjoy active retirement living at its finest.