5 Texas 55+ Communities Without Golf Courses and Their Fees

Hill Country Retreat is a great option for Texas active adults who don\'t want to pay green fees.

Active adults sometimes think that the best communities with homes for sale in Texas must contain a golf course. However, when they explore a little further, they’re often pleasantly surprised at the many 55+ communities that offer resort-style living but without the noise, traffic, and green fees of a golf course.

Texas contains more than 60 age-restricted communities that span the Lone Star State, allowing active adult homebuyers to discover the ideal home in a region that’s right for them. Those browsing for Texas homes for sale in a community without a golf course will delight in all they find at these exceptional neighborhoods.

Heritage Towne Lake – Cypress

High $200s – Mid $800s

When it comes to Texas homes for sale, Heritage Towne Lake in Cypress offers something for nearly every active adult homebuyer. This age-restricted community just 25 miles north of Houston offers five different home collections that range from 1,553 to more than 3,000 square feet. This vibrant community is situated inside the Towne Lake master-planned community and will contain 440 homes upon completion.

With native Texas landscaping and the magnificent Towne Lake, Heritage Towne Lake boasts a resort-like feel but without the golf course. Residents can enjoy fishing and boating, or head to the 16,000 square-foot clubhouse to take advantage of a fitness center, hobby and game room, library with computers, and ballroom.

For an additional fee, they can also gain access to Towne Lake’s rich amenities, including outdoor pools, water park, an additional fitness center, and more hobby and game rooms.

The Grove at Vintage Oaks – New Braunfels

Mid $300s – High $500s

Active adults who desire upscale living but don’t want to reside in a golf course community will appreciate all that The Grove at Vintage Oaks offers. Situated in the New Braunfels master-planned community of Vintage Oaks, this gated enclave features highly customizable single-family homes designed with active adults in mind. Homes span from 2,153 to more than 4,000 square feet and offer touches such as granite countertops, hardwood floors, and stone fireplaces.

A Tuscan-style clubhouse stands at the heart of The Grove at Vintage Oaks. Here, residents can live life big, whether they take advantage of the tennis courts, basketball court, soccer field, shaded picnic area, catering kitchen, or bar and grill. The community also contains an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a children’s pool, and a lazy river pool.

Homeowners can mingle with others through a variety of events and clubs, including adult socials, wine club, and frequent dinners out on the town. Those who want to stay fit and savor the scenery can meet neighbors for evening hikes or join the San Antonio Road Runners on the Whine Run race through Vintage Oaks every fall.

Hill Country Retreat – San Antonio

Low $200s – Low $400s

The beauty of the Texas Hill Country draws many active adults seeking homes for sale in Texas. For those who don’t necessarily need an onsite golf course, Hill Country Retreat stands out as a gem.

This age-restricted community by Del Webb and Village Builders offers an appealing variety of top-tier amenities, including a 28,000 square-foot clubhouse appropriately named The Resort. Here, homeowners can stay physically fit at the state-of-the-art fitness center, aerobics studio, or indoor pool that offers lap lanes, free swim, and water aerobics.

When it comes to staying socially active, residents can meet friends for a friendly game of bocce or tennis, shoot some pool in the billiards room, or get creative in the many hobby and game rooms. Walking and biking trails that lead to several area lakes provide the perfect opportunity for an evening stroll or an invigorating bike ride.

Active adult homebuyers will find both new and resale homes available in Hill Country Retreat. No matter what size, style, or price point active adults find ideal, they’re sure to discover a great fit in this tranquil community. Homes range from 1,109 square feet to nearly 3,000 square feet.

Heritage at Vizcaya – Round Rock

High $200s – High $300s

Nestled within the master-planned Vizcaya community, Heritage at Vizcaya is an age-restricted enclave featuring 650 single-family homes. Active adult homebuyers can explore 12 models in three collections that range from 1,500 to more than 3,000 square feet. No matter the size or style, homes within Heritage at Vizcaya are designed with desirable features such as spacious owners’ suites, gourmet kitchens, and open floor plans that are perfect for entertaining.

A full-time lifestyle director keeps things fun in this vibrant community, which offers residents a private, 6,500 square-foot clubhouse, an outdoor pool and patio, along with tennis, pickleball, bocce, and walking and biking trails.

The Corvalla at Stonebriar – Frisco

Low $700s – Low $1Ms

Not all luxury homes for sale in Texas exist in a non-golf course community. The Corvalla at Stonebriar is proof. This low-maintenance condominium community in the desirable city of Frisco will contain 121 luxury condo units that feature spacious master suites, kitchens decked out with high-end appliances such as Sub-Zero refrigerators and Wolf gas ranges, and open floor plans with plenty of space for entertaining. Homes range from 2,439 to 2,773 square feet. Some feature fireplaces and private outdoor terraces.

Residents of The Corvalla at Stonebriar enjoy many upscale amenities, including a pool with cabanas, meticulously landscaped outdoor gathering areas, and a clubhouse for private parties. There’s even an on-site concierge to help homeowners take advantage of all that’s available to them. A homeowners’ association takes care of all upkeep and landscaping, giving residents more time to pursue what makes them happy.

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