Aerial view of model homes at dusk in Kissing Tree

Kissing Tree's modern designs and unique amenities have made it one of the most popular new communities in Texas.

In Central Texas, active adult homebuyers have abundant choices when it comes to finding their ideal new construction home. This picturesque region contains active lifestyle communities offering single-family homes of various styles and sizes as well as low-maintenance attached homes that give residents the freedom to spend their time as they wish.  

Active adult homebuyers looking for new construction homes for sale in Texas can explore several 55+ communities in the heart of The Lone Star State. Below, take a look at five Central Texas communities offering new homes for sale. 

Sun City Texas - Georgetown

High $100s - Low $1Ms

Options abound at Sun City Texas for active adult homebuyers interested in a new construction home. This 55+ community just 30 minutes outside of Austin contains 9,900 single-family and attached duplex homes that range from 940 to more than 3,000 square feet.

Del Webb started the community in 1995 and it now offers several dozen floor plans. Active adults can customize new homes how they like, whether they’re interested in a spa-like bathroom or they desire custom outdoor living space.

Homeowners in Sun City Texas live life big. The community boasts three 18-hole golf courses and more than 86,000 square feet of indoor amenities. One of the community’s standout features is the Veterans Memorial Plaza, an 82-foot limestone wall containing 2,700 engraved bricks that commemorate service members from across the country.

 Kissing Tree - San Marcos

Low $300s - Low $500s

Upon completion, Kissing Tree in San Marcos will be one of the largest 55+ communities in Texas, containing 3,200 single-family homes.

Builder Brookfield Residential offers active adult homebuyers 18 different floor plans that provide 1,424 to 3,398 square feet of living space. Homes provide a range of options such as outdoor living spaces, generous storage, casitas, and gourmet kitchens.

Kissing Tree offers an abundance of unique amenities. Here, homeowners can enjoy a Biergarten and an indoor/outdoor bar as well as a demonstration kitchen, community classroom, billiards tables, and a live-music stage.

The community also invites residents to enjoy a food truck, fire pit, eight pickleball courts, six bocce courts, horseshoe pits, golf driving range, putting greens, and 15 miles of walking and biking trails.

Gardens at Verde Vista - Georgetown

Low $300s - Mid $400s

Sprawling across 34 acres in historic Georgetown, Gardens at Verde Vista offers many choices when it comes to new construction homes. Upon completion, this new active lifestyle community will contain 149 well-appointed homes that will range 1,600 to 2,806 square feet.

Active adult homebuyers can browse eight distinct single-family floor plans, all which feature single-story design and the option to customize with a second-floor loft. In the community’s Villa series, homes come with an attached casita complete with a separate entrance and full guest bath.

Residents in Gardens at Verde Vista can embrace true low-maintenance living thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of lawn care. Community plans call for amenities such as a 3,000 square-foot clubhouse where homeowners can get together for card games, barbecues on the patio, and group meetings. Plans also include a half-mile walking trail that will circle the neighborhood.

The Village of Encinal at Esperanza - Boerne

Mid $300s - High $400s

The Village of Encincal at Esperanza is an intimate active lifestyle community containing just 25 single-family homes.

Part of the master-planned Esperanza community in Boerne, just 30 miles outside of San Antonio, this low-maintenance community offers five different models that range from 1,937 to 2,368 square feet. Homes are designed with features such as elegant wood flooring, extended back patios, and walk-in showers.

Homeowners share amenities, including a fitness center, meeting rooms, and a multipurpose room, with their neighbors in the master-planned Esperanza community.

Outdoors, residents can relax and soak up the Texas sun at a resort-style pool and zero-entry pool with surrounding patios. A lazy river, great lawn, multiple parks, and miles of walking trails round out the community’s robust list of amenities.

Campanas at Cibolo Canyons - San Antonio

Low $400s - Low $700s

Situated within the master-planned community of Cibolo Canyons, Campanas at Cibolo Canyons will contain 300 single-family homes upon completion. Started in 2008, this gated neighborhood offers new construction homes in seven floor plans.

Homes range from 2,300 to more than 3,300 square feet. These single-story homes include spacious master suites, walk-in closets, open kitchens with island workspaces, and dramatically tall ceilings in the living room. Homes also invite outdoor living with covered patios and courtyards.

Residents of Campanas at Cibolo Canyons can enjoy a wealth of resort-style amenities within the community’s 10,000 square-foot clubhouse, including a fitness center, TV and game room, library, and catering kitchen with a dining room. The amenities continue outdoors with swimming pool, patio, and poolside cabana. The community also contains a tennis court and a walking and biking trail.