A pond with Lilly pads outside the Soléa Copperfield apartments in Houston, Texas

Active adults can enjoy a carefree lifestyle in a 55+ apartment community in Houston, Texas.

Active adults who want to live in Houston, Texas have plenty of options. They don’t have to stay in their large family home, and they don’t have to settle into a single-family home with unneeded space. In fact, active adults don’t need to commit to homeownership at all to enjoy life as a Space City resident.

Houston contains two active adult apartment communities that give residents the desirable amenities and welcoming atmosphere of a 55+ community but without the responsibilities and upkeep of a home. Read on to explore two apartment communities for active adults in Houston.

Soléa Cinco Ranch - Katy, TX

Prices Starting At: $1,156

Conveniently located in Katy, about 30 miles outside of Downtown Houston, Soléa Cinco Ranch is a 55+ apartment home community that offers open floor plans and abundant amenities. Residents enjoy spacious floor plans designed with active adults in mind, offering between 659 and 1,303 square feet. Active adults can choose from six distinct apartment home models with one or two bedrooms. Some common features include large bathroom vanities, stainless steel appliances, and a full-sized washer and dryer. Some apartment homes also include walk-in closets, balconies, and a study.

This age-restricted apartment home community features a two-story clubhouse that's open 24 hours a day. Inside, residents can enjoy multipurpose rooms, a library, a resident kitchen, a self-serve coffee bar, a game and media lounge, and a fitness center. The resort-style amenities continue outdoors with a pool and sun deck, a dog park, and multiple grilling stations for community cookouts or low-key evenings with friends. Residents can enjoy the convenience of controlled access gates and on-site recycling rooms.

Active adults can meet new people and stay as active as they like within Soléa Cinco Ranch. The community hosts frequent happy hours along with weekly fitness classes that allow residents to stay in shape through yoga, water aerobics, and strength and balance classes.

Residents can take care of all their grocery shopping at Whole Foods, Walmart, Aldi, or Kroger, which are all located within 15 minutes of the community. If you want to grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant, there are plenty of options, from Taizzi and Roko Grill to Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano. For pharmacy needs and daily conveniences, residents can shop at the local Walgreens or CVS. While residents can take advantage of the many fun things to do in Houston, they don’t need to travel far for entertainment options. The local community features a Cinemark 19 and a Pinot’s Palette along with Typhoon Texas Waterpark for when grandchildren come to visit.

Residents can also enjoy many outdoor recreation opportunities in the local area, including Torchlite Terrace Park, Cimarron Park, and Frog Park. Soléa Cinco Ranch also gives residents easy access to several golf courses, including The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch, Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club, and The Club at Falcon Point.

Learn more information about Soléa Cinco Ranch here.

Soléa Copperfield - Houston, TX

Prices Starting At: $1,156

Active adults looking for maintenance-free living and robust amenities will enjoy life in Soléa Copperfield. This 55+ active adult community offers apartment homes that feature chef-inspired kitchens, walk-in closets, bonus storage space, and one to three bedrooms. Active adults can choose from five floor plans that range from 653 to 1,294 square feet. Located just a short drive from Downtown Houston, Soléa Copperfield makes it easy for residents to enjoy the city’s many shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Active adults who reside in Soléa Copperfield can keep their vehicles shaded and covered in a detached garage or carport. Inside their apartment homes, residents enjoy features such as walk-in glass showers, granite countertops, garden tubs, stainless steel GE appliances, and private terraces. Some apartment homes include hardwood floors, bathroom vanities, and 10-foot ceilings. A homeowners’ association takes care of home repair, giving residents more time to enjoy the community’s many amenities.

Soléa Copperfield offers a wide mix of amenities and activities for residents, including a clubhouse, a fitness studio, a hobby room, a movie theater, daily resident socials, and weekly fitness classes. Active adults can meet their neighbors and stay engaged through happy hours, game nights, and dance lessons. They can also enjoy meeting friends at the community’s grilling station, resort-style pool and sun deck, or fenced-in dog park.

When residents need to take care of errands, they’ll find many stores nearby, including a Walgreens, a Target, a Best Buy, and a Kroger. Several restaurant options are also nearby, including a Texas Roadhouse, Bonsai Fusion Japanese, SMB Bakes, and Khan BBQ & Grill. For recreation, active adults can enjoy the Hearthstone Country Club, BlackHorse Golf Club, Cypress Lakes Golf Club, and Easton Commons Nature Park and Butterfly Garden. Also, Frequent travelers will appreciate that George Bush Intercontinental Airport is only 30 minutes away.

Learn more information about Soléa Copperfield here.