As the country’s fourth-largest metropolitan area, Dallas offers a robust array of active lifestyle communities. Active adult homebuyers searching for Dallas, Texas homes for sale can explore a variety of 55+ communities, each with its own distinctive feel. Some communities, such as Gatherings at Twin Creek in Allen, offer low-maintenance urban living, while others, such as Heritage Ranch in Fairview, provide plenty of rural charm.
Active adult homebuyers who desire the increased efficiency and customization options of a new home have many Dallas area communities to choose from. Here are some active lifestyle communities in the Metroplex offering new homes for sale.
Mid $200s - Low $400s
Upon completion, Del Webb at Trinity Falls will contain 537 single-family homes. This age-restricted community in McKinney is situated within the master-planned community of Trinity Falls and gives residents access to many amenities, including a resort-style swimming pool, more than 20 miles of walking and biking trails, and a 10,000-square-foot private clubhouse.
The community also contains courts for pickleball and bocce in addition to playscapes and a dog park. Community plans also call for the development of a canoe and kayak launch.
Homes range from 1,306 to 2,800 square feet and allow active adults to select their preferred styles and features. Many homes are designed with open floor plans, guest suites, and sunlit morning rooms.
Low $400s - Mid $400s
Within Tuscan Hills, a gated active lifestyle community in Denton, active adult homebuyers can explore several floor plans for new single-family homes. Ranging from 1,900 to more than 3,000 square feet, all homes feature open floor plans and first-floor master suites.
A reasonable homeowners’ association (HOA) fee covers general maintenance of the community clubhouse and common areas in addition to exterior home maintenance and lawn care. Situated just five miles south of Downtown Denton, Tuscan Hills puts residents near many restaurants and entertainment options.
However, homeowners don’t need to travel far from home to enjoy a variety of amenities. Tuscan Hills contains an Italian-style clubhouse where residents can get exercise, engage with neighbors, and explore new hobbies. An outdoor pool and patio allow residents to take a dip and bask in the Texas sun.
Low $300s - Mid $400s
A quaint active lifestyle community containing 115 single-family homes, Villas at Stone Glen provides many choices for active adults seeking new construction homes.
Epcon Communities offers four floor plans that range from 1,607 to nearly 2,000 square feet. Homes feature open floor plans, outdoor living spaces, and energy-efficient designs. Active adults who need a bit more space can choose to add an optional second floor.
A 3,000-square-foot clubhouse serves as the social hub for Villas at Stone Glen. Here, residents can exercise, gather for parties in the multipurpose room, and watch sporting events and movies in the media area. Outdoor amenities include a pool and patio, a barbecue area, a fire pit, and a walking and biking trail. Residents can stay engaged through several events, including ladies’ lunches, card games, and community barbecues.
Low $300s - Low $400s
Located within the Tavolo Park master-planned community, Ladera at Tavolo Park is an active adult community that offers 15 distinct single-family home models. While specific floor plans are yet to be announced, active adult homebuyers can count on 185 homes designed with active adults in mind. Homes will be semi-customizable and include flex spaces, courtyard spaces, and covered porches.
Active adults who don’t want the hassle of caring for a yard will appreciate the low-maintenance lifestyle within Ladera at Tavolo Park. An HOA fee takes care of all exterior and common area maintenance, including roof maintenance as well as front yard and courtyard landscaping.
With a new low-maintenance lifestyle, homeowners can spend more time enjoying community movie nights and concerts. At The Big Table, the master-planned community’s clubhouse, homeowners can enjoy a community kitchen and picnic area complete with long communal tables, a fire pit, and a beer garden. The community also calls for bocce ball courts and a resort-style pool and patio.
Just 20 minutes from Benbrook Lake and 16 minutes from Downtown Fort Worth, Ladera at Tavolo Park makes it easy for residents to enjoy watersports at the lake along with the excitement and culture of Cowtown.
Mid $200s - Low $400s
Located in Little Elm, Del Webb at Union Park offers resort-style living and new single-story homes. Homeowners have access to a clubhouse that features a resort-style outdoor pool, a fitness center, and sports courts. Outdoors, residents can use the walking trails, play tennis and bocce ball, or go for a swim.
The single-family homes at Union Park offer two or three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and two-car garages. Sizes range from 1,400 to 2,500 square feet.
The Union Park area of Little Elm is about a 45-minute drive from Dallas, and it's within walking distance of Lewisville Lake, where residents can enjoy boating, fishing, and local golf courses. For those looking to travel, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is about a 40-minute drive away.