Active adults searching for homes for sale in Houston, Texas can explore a variety of 55+ communities. The state’s fourth-largest city is home to dozens of active adult communities, each with its own distinctive appeal.
Whether active adult homebuyers are looking for new construction homes or they desire low-maintenance living in a small community, they can find it in Houston. Here’s a look at some of the best-selling communities in Houston right now.
Bonterra at Woodforest - Montgomery
The community contains 700 single-family homes that offer features such as energy-efficient windows, covered rear patios, and stainless-steel appliances. Some homes also include ceramic tile flooring in certain rooms, extra bedrooms, and additional garage space. Residents enjoy low-maintenance living thanks to a monthly fee that covers common area upkeep and front lawn maintenance.
When it comes to keeping homeowners engaged, a lifestyle director ensures there are always daily activities and exciting events to choose from. Residents can join a variety of clubs and social events (including wine tasting, golf, tennis, and card games) and take advantage of all the amenities offered within the Woodforest community. They can also enjoy a continuing education center, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and patio, pickleball courts, a fire pit, and an events lawn.
Del Webb at Sweetgrass - Richmond
With Downtown Houston only a half-hour drive away, Del Webb at Sweetgrass in Richmond gives residents easy access to all the rich and varied activities and events in the city. Opened in 2011, this 55+ community will contain 1,500 homes upon completion.
Active adult homebuyers can choose from 23 single-family floor plans that range in size from 1,109 to nearly 4,000 square feet. Active adult homebuyers interested in a new construction home can pick from three series: Garden, Classic, and Estate. Each home is offered with a choice of three exterior facades. Some homes are situated on premium lots, which offer water views or greenspace views.
Residents can mingle with new neighbors and meet new friends through dozens of clubs and activities, including craft club, yoga, book club, and genealogy club. Attractive amenities can be found at The Lodge, a fully staffed, 27,000-square-foot clubhouse that contains a billiards room, card room, ballroom, and a fitness center with an indoor lap pool.
Homeowners can also take advantage of the Wellness Center, internet café, and a continuing education center. Outdoors, this active lifestyle community contains a resort-style pool, spa, and pavilion area along with a boat launch, outdoor amphitheater, and a firepit.
CountryPlace - Pearland
Conveniently located south of Houston, CountryPlace in Pearland is an active adult community that contains 841 single-family homes and townhomes. Active adult homebuyers can explore a mix of home styles to suit nearly every need and budget. Most low-maintenance homes feature views of the lake or golf course.
CountryPlace amenities include a clubhouse with an exercise room, library, craft room, and multi-purpose room, as well as an outdoor pool. Residents can also get some exercise on the tennis courts or go for a morning jog along paths that provide views of the lake.
Golfers of all skill levels can hone their game at the CountryPlace Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course that’s available for a reasonable fee.
Del Webb – The Woodlands
A new 55+ community in The Woodlands, Del Webb – The Woodlands will contain 550 single-family homes upon completion. Active adult homebuyers can choose from two series that offer some of Del Webb’s most popular models.
Homes in the Classic Series range in size from 1,711 to 1,960 square feet, while homes in the Estate Series offer homes that provide 2,327 to 2,604 square feet. Homes in the Estate Series provide flex rooms, optional mini-suites, and open island kitchens.
Residents pay a monthly fee that covers amenities and yard maintenance, giving them more time to enjoy the community’s offerings and activities. At the clubhouse, homeowners can enjoy card games, billiards, bocce ball, and pickleball. A full-time activities director ensures there are always fun events for residents to enjoy.
Bellavita at Green Tee - Pearland
Just 30 minutes south of Houston, Bellavita at Green Tee in Pearland puts residents within close proximity of the city while providing a resort-style setting complete with a clubhouse and lake.
This active adult community contains 675 single-family homes that range in size from 1,500 to more than 2,400 square feet. Residents pay a reasonable homeowners’ association fee that covers lawn service, alarm system monitoring, cable, and amenities.
At the 14,000-square-foot clubhouse, homeowners can connect with others through Bible study, line dancing, canasta, poker, and yoga. This Mediterranean-style clubhouse also includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, computer room, and a ballroom complete with a stage. Homeowners can indulge in billiards, table tennis, or shuffleboard, or relax at the outdoor pool and spa.
Novice and experienced golfers alike can enjoy the nine-hole putting green. They also have access to the Green Tee Country Club for an additional fee.