Popular Gated Communities in the Austin Area

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If you\'re looking to retire in Austin, here are three popular gated communities.

For the past eight years, Austin has been one of the fastest-growing cities in both Texas and the nation, and its growth isn’t expected to slow anytime soon. Soon, Austin’s population is projected to cross the 1 million mark, adding the state capitol to the list of other Texas metro areas like Houston and Dallas.

It’s easy to see why so many people are flocking to this Central Texas city. Austin is home to an eclectic entertainment scene, abundant recreation opportunities, and acclaimed restaurants such as Fabi + Rosi and Juliet Italian Kitchen.

Active adults in search of Austin homes for sale can choose from several age-restricted communities, each with its own distinctive offerings. Austin is also home to four popular gated communities. Living in a gated community offers an additional layer of security as well as the prestige of a more exclusive atmosphere.

If you’re looking for homes for sale in Austin and you desire to live in a gated community, take a look at these popular neighborhoods.

Kissing TreeSan Marcos, TX

Low $400s – Mid $800s

View of the back patio of a clubhouse in Kissing Tree with seating, a fire pit, and a stage, located in San Marcos, Texas
Kissing Tree is a 55+ community with a wide array of amenities.

Conveniently situated halfway between Austin and San Antonio, Kissing Tree is a 55+ community with a wide array of amenities. Homeowners in this active lifestyle community have access to a social building, a Biergarten, an indoor and outdoor bar, a live-music stage, billiards tables, a community classroom, a food truck, and fire pits.

Outside, residents enjoy six bocce ball courts, eight pickleball courts, horseshoe pits, a golf driving range, putting greens, and 18 miles of walking and biking trails. Kissing Tree also contains an 18-hole putting course, a semi-private 18-hole golf course, a resort-style outdoor pool, and a barbecue area.

With development having begun in 2016, Brookfield Residential plans to build a total of 3,200 residences in Kissing Tree with more than 20 floor plans. Homes range from 1,030 to 3,500 square feet and include an array of customizable options, including outdoor living spaces, casitas, and gourmet kitchens.

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Gardens at TeravistaRound Rock, TX

Mid $300s – High $300s

Greenery and a stone reflecting in. a river located in Round Rock, Texas with some wildlife around
This active lifestyle community is located in Round Rock. 

Located less than 30 minutes from Downtown Austin, Gardens at Teravista offers residents convenient access to many cultural and entertainment destinations. This active lifestyle community is situated inside Teravista, a master-planned golf course community.

Started in 2012 by Spicewood Communities, Gardens at Teravista has 81 detached garden homes. These single-family models range from 1,432 to 2,750 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two- or three-car garage.

Residents who enjoy golf can take advantage of the Teravista Golf Club, featuring an 18-hole championship course, a pro shop, and the Caldwell Cafe. Other amenities include an updated fitness center, a gathering room, and the Ranch House, a 150-year-old historic building that provides a charming setting for many social events and private parties. The community also boasts courts for tennis, volleyball, and basketball. At The Retreat clubhouse, homeowners can relax at the outdoor pool and patio.

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