5 Popular Gated 55+ Communities Near Houston

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Looking for a gated community near Houston, Texas? Here are some excellent options.

Houston is a great retirement city for many reasons, from access to world-class healthcare to an overall low cost of living. Many active adults looking for Texas homes for sale in Space City have their sights set on gated 55+ communities. Living in a gated community provides a variety of perks, including an extra layer of security and minimal interruption from the outside world.

If you want to learn more about gated 55+ communities in the Houston area, we’ve highlighted six popular communities that provide easy access to the city as well as all the benefits of living in a gated neighborhood.

CountryPlacePearland, TX

Low $100s – Low $400s

Built between 1981 and 2000, CountryPlace in Pearland contains 841 homes, including 196 townhomes. Most of these low-maintenance residences feature views of the lake or golf course.

Residents can participate in a variety of planned activities, including piano lessons, travel club, discussion groups, and oil painting. CountryPlace also offers several amenities, such as a clubhouse with a fitness center, a library, a craft room, and a multipurpose room. Outdoor amenities include a pool, tennis courts, walking paths, and an 18-hole golf course that accommodates players of all skill levels for an affordable fee.

Request more information about CountryPlace here.

Windsor LakesThe Woodlands, TX

High $100s – High $300s

Located 40 miles north of Houston in The Woodlands, Windsor Lakes features homes on private lots with native landscaping. This gated 55+ community contains 572 single-family and patio homes that range from 1,491 to 2,666 square feet. Most energy-efficient homes feature granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and double-pane windows.

Windsor Lakes is home to a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse that contains a fully equipped exercise room, a billiards room, an arts and crafts room, and a library with computers. Homeowners can enjoy the pleasant Texas climate at the outdoor pool or on the walking and biking trails that wind through the community’s parks and natural spaces.

Request more information about Windsor Lakes here.

Heritage Grand at Cinco RanchKaty, TX

Low $200s – High $300s

Offering 26 home models, Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch is one of the best places to retire in Texas for active adults who want variety. This 55+ community in Katy contains 552 single-family homes and 98 duplex homes that feature fenced-in backyards, first-floor master bedrooms, and monitored alarm systems.

Homeowners can take advantage of many amenities within the 14,000-square-foot clubhouse, which features five full-time assistants to help residents maximize the offerings. When it comes to staying socially connected, homeowners can make new friends at weekly coffee socials, craft shows, and monthly breakfasts. Outdoor amenities include an 18-hole championship golf course, horseshoe pits, and courts for bocce ball, shuffleboard and basketball.

Request more information about Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch here.

Bonterra at Cross Creek RanchFulshear, TX

Mid $200s – High $300s

Part of the master-planned Cross Creek Ranch community, Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch is an age-restricted enclave that will contain 700 single-family homes upon completion. Active adult homebuyers can choose from multiple floor plans across three home series. Residences range from 1,582 to more than 3,000 square feet and feature open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and walk-in closets.

Residents can pursue many social activities, from mingling at holiday parties to joining in a friendly game of basketball, tennis, pickleball, or volleyball. Homeowners can also enjoy a wide mix of amenities, including access to an exclusive 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, a massage room, and a continuing education center. As more active adults move in, the community will add additional events, classes, and activities to the social calendar.

Request more information about Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch here.

The Village at Tuscan LakesLeague City, TX

High $200s – Mid $300s

Located just 10 minutes from the famed Kemah Boardwalk, The Village at Tuscan Lakes makes it easy for residents to enjoy a laid-back, tropical lifestyle. This 55+ community in League City offers homes for sale in 11 models across three home series. Residences are designed with active adults in mind and provide between 1,109 to 2,581 square feet of living space.

Living in The Village at Tuscan Lakes gives homeowners access to a variety of amenities, including an outdoor pool, a putting green, a stocked fishing pond, walking and biking trails, and courts for horseshoes, bocce ball, and shuffleboard. The community’s 12,000-square-foot clubhouse features a modern fitness center, an aerobics studio, an arts and crafts studio, a ballroom, and a catering kitchen.

Request more information about The Village at Tuscan Lakes here.

Can you spot the $207,744 difference between these identical homes?

Financing is the difference!

Get the details in The 62+ Loan Homebuyers Guide.

55places Mortgage is a joint venture between Mutual of Omaha Mortgage and 55places.com.
Details here.

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