Del Webb Sweetgrass' location in Richmond, Texas has made it a big hit among active adults.

Just a half-hour drive from the cultural hub of Houston, Texas is Del Webb Sweetgrass in Richmond, an age-restricted community that sparkles with Southern charm. Homeowners can stroll four miles of walking trails and enjoy the natural creek and 50-acre lake that make up this community’s pristine setting. When residents crave the nightlife and big-city amenities of Houston, they can enjoy express access to downtown.

Home Styles

Del Webb Sweetgrass opened in February 2011 and will offer 1,500 homes upon completion. Homebuyers can find many homes to fit their style and budget, with 23 single-family floor plans designed with active adults in mind. Homes range from 1,109 to 3,800 square feet. New buyers can select from three series, Garden, Classic, and Estate, and choose from three exterior facades. All models have two-and-a-half-car garages, and some offer an optional second floor that can be used for entertaining, storage, or an extra bedroom. Homebuyers can also opt for premium lots that boast water or green space views. You can view homes for sale in Del Webb Sweetgrass here.


When it comes to staying physically, socially, and mentally active, the community offers residents a wealth of exciting opportunities. A 27,000-square-foot recreation center, The Lodge, allows residents to swim laps in an indoor pool, and participate in yoga, Pilates, and Zumba. If they would rather catch up with friends in the billiards room or cards room, or attend community events in the ballroom, they can do that, too. Whether homeowners want to pursue their interests in gardening, art, cards, drama, or investing, they will find clubs and events to suit their specific passions. They can also expand their knowledge in a continuing education center. Some of the residents’ favorite activities include book club, craft club, and genealogy club.

This 55+ community boasts a rich lineup of amenities that make every day exciting. When residents head outdoors on a sunny Texas morning, they can get some exercise on sports courts including tennis, pickleball and bocce ball. Or, they can take a dip in the resort-style outdoor pool or spa. Del Webb Sweetgrass also provides a boat launch for enjoying a day on the water on the Gulf of Mexico, an outdoor amphitheater for shows, and a firepit for a relaxing night under the Texas stars.


Active adults who want to enjoy the wider community can explore the world-class dining and shopping found in Houston. They can also experience more serene pastimes on the Gulf of Mexico, whether they prefer a dinner cruise or deep-sea fishing. Closer to home, homeowners can enjoy the shopping, dining, and year-round entertainment options in downtown Richmond and Sugar Land.

Residents who like to shop for friends and family will find a shopping center right across the street, along with nearby stores including Marshall’s, Kohl’s, Target, and Petco. Just a few minutes away, homeowners can catch the latest blockbuster at a movie theater, enjoy the fitness programming at the local YMCA, or get some fresh air at the Brazos Bend State Park. Residents are also pleased to note that their community is near several medical facilities, including Oak Bend and Memorial Hermann. A prime location with impeccable amenities make Del Webb Sweetgrass an ideal retirement destination for active adults.

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