Active adults who want to live near family and friends in Houston often look to Pearland. This city, located just south of Houston, offers a vibrant culinary scene, exciting shopping destinations, and many cultural events.
Living in Pearland also means having world-class medical professionals nearby. Pearland residents can enjoy easy access to the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical complex in the world. TMC boasts 9,200 total patient beds and performs more than 180,000 surgeries each year. Active adults who live in Pearland can also receive a full range of care at Houston Methodist Comprehensive Care Center, which provides a variety of medical and diagnostic services under one roof.
When it comes to enjoying retirement, active adults who live in Pearland can pursue a vast array of recreation opportunities in Houston, the country’s fourth-largest city. Houston is home to popular tourist attractions, including the Houston Zoo, Space Center Houston, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
If you’re looking for homes for sale in Texas and you want to live in Pearland, you can choose from two distinctive active adult communities: CountryPlace and Bellavita at Green Tee. Here's a closer look at these two 55+ communities near Houston.
Low $100s – Low $400s
Conveniently located near Hobby Airport, CountryPlace makes it easy for residents to commute to and from the airport. This active adult community also allows homeowners to easily get to Pearland’s more than 140 restaurants via Texas 288 and Beltway 8.
Built between 1981 and 2000, CountryPlace contains 841 single-family homes and 196 townhomes. Active adults who want to escape the physical demands and time required to care for a yard can explore the community’s townhomes, which offer low-maintenance living with plenty of open space. Most homes inside this gated 55+ community feature views of the golf course or lake.
Residents can stay engaged in a variety of ways, from meeting with friends at the clubhouse or working out in the exercise room. The clubhouse features several amenities, including a library, a craft room, and a multipurpose room. Outdoor amenities include a pool, tennis courts, and walking paths with views of the lake. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy teeing off at the CountryPlace Golf Course, a well-manicured 18-hole course that accommodates players of all skill levels for a reasonable fee.
CountryPlace also offers an active social calendar, allowing homeowners to come together through planned activities such as bingo, oil painting, discussion groups, and piano lessons. To stay physically active, residents can participate in yoga, tennis, water aerobics, or Jane Fonda exercise classes.
Mid $200s – High $200s
In addition to offering Texas homes for sale in a vibrant community, Bellavita at Green Tee also offers many desirable amenities. This 55+ community contains a Mediterranean-style, 14,000-square-foot clubhouse, where residents can take advantage of a state-of-the-art fitness center, a ballroom with a stage, and a computer room. Homeowners can also mingle with neighbors over a game of billiards, shuffleboard, or table tennis.
When it comes to enjoying the pleasant Coastal Texas climate, residents can relax at the outdoor pool and spa. They can also go for an invigorating morning jog or a peaceful evening stroll along the community’s winding trails that feature views of the community’s 11-acre lake.
Golfers of all skill levels can take advantage of the community’s nine-hole putting green or access the Green Tee Country Club for an additional fee. The country club also grants residents access to two tennis courts, a pro shop, and an outdoor pool.
Started in 2001, Lennar Homes and K. Hovnanian finished construction on Bellavita at Green Tee in 2012. The community contains 675 single-family homes that feature numerous floor plans designed with active adults in mind. Active adult homebuyers can explore homes ranging from 1,500 to more than 2,400 square feet. Residents pay a reasonable homeowners’ association fee that covers cable, alarm system monitoring, and access to all of the community’s amenities. The fee also includes lawn service, which frees residents from the burdens of yard maintenance.