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Active adults looking for new construction homes near Houston, Texas have a number of communities to consider.

Active adults seeking Houston, Texas homes for sale will discover a robust variety. Houston contains multiple 55+ communities, many of which offer new construction homes. By choosing a new home over a resale home, active adults can often customize the home to suit their exact tastes and specifications. New builds also typically feature modern amenities and energy-efficient design.

If you’re looking for a new construction home in the Houston area, check out the active adult communities below.

Wellspring at TamarronKaty, TX

High $200s – Mid $300s

A new 55+ community in Katy, Wellspring at Tamarron will contain 109 single-family homes upon completion. Part of the Tamarron master-planned community, Wellspring at Tamarron was started in 2016 by D.R. Horton, and it offers eight distinct floor plans that range in size from 1,734 to 2,694 square feet. Homes are designed with open layouts, gourmet kitchens, spacious master suites, single-story living, and elegant fixtures throughout.

Living in Wellspring at Tamarron gives homeowners access to many amenities and activities. Residents can meet new people at social events and holiday parties at the clubhouse or pursue their favorite hobbies with other like-minded active adults. At Tamarron’s 8,000-square-foot clubhouse, homeowners can stay physically fit at the fitness center, meet friends in the game room, or prep snacks for a meeting or party in the on-site catering kitchen.

Outdoor amenities include a resort-style pool, an outdoor patio, and eight miles of walking and biking trails. When grandchildren are visiting, homeowners can spend quality time with them at the neighborhood playground or splash pad.

Learn more information about Wellspring at Tamarron here.

Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch - Fulshear, TX

Mid $200s – High $300s

Active adults will find a wide assortment of new construction homes within Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch. This new 55+ community in Fulshear will contain 700 single-family homes upon completion. Three design collections—the Landmark Series, the Summit Series, and the Pinnacle Series—offer homes that range from 1,582 to more than 3,000 square feet. Some available features include covered rear patios, living room fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, and walk-in closets.

As part of the master-planned Cross Creek Ranch community, this age-restricted enclave gives residents access to many resort-style amenities. Homeowners can enjoy a massage room and a continuing education center in addition to an outdoor pool, patio, and kitchen. Sports enthusiasts can stay in shape on the pickleball and bocce ball courts, and neighbors can get together on the event lawn or relax with friends at the fire pit.

Learn more information about Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch here.

Water Crest on Lake Conroe - Conroe, TX

High $200s – Low $500s

Active adults interested in Texas homes for sale in a waterfront master-planned community can explore Water Crest on Lake Conroe. This new active adult community in Conroe contains 31 low-maintenance homes that range in size from 1,828 to 2,421. Active adult homebuyers can browse seven single-family floor plans that feature spacious master suites, covered porches, tiled bathrooms with his and hers vanities, and open floor plans.

Water Crest on Lake Conroe residents can take advantage of a wide mix of amenities. A clubhouse serves as the community center, and outdoors, homeowners can enjoy a resort-style pool, a lap pool, and a patio and cabana. When grandchildren come to visit, residents can let them play at the neighborhood playground. Homeowners who want to pursue their favorite water recreation can enjoy access to a boat launch.

Learn more information about Water Crest on Lake Conroe here.

Towne Lake - Sunset HarborCypress, TX

Low $300s – High $600s

Located just 25 miles from Houston, Towne Lake - Sunset Harbor gives residents convenient access to big-city amenities via Highways 6, 99, and 290. This gated community in the heart of the Cypress-Fairbanks area offers patio home sites on and off the water.

Single-family homes range from 1,927 to 3,384 square feet and feature covered lanais, covered front porches, a butler’s pantry or bar, stainless-steel appliances, and fiver-burner natural gas cooktops. Other features include a detached casita, a courtyard, and large living areas with a vaulted-beam ceiling.

Homeowners can enjoy a rich line-up of amenities, including a neighborhood marina that contains a ballroom, a meeting room, a fitness studio, a fitness center, and a demonstration kitchen. Outdoors, residents can enjoy miles of waterfront trails and parks in addition to an Olympic-style lap pool, an outdoor pool, a waterpark with a lazy river and twisty water slide, and access to Towne Lake’s 300-acre lake.

Learn more information about Towne Lake - Sunset Harbor here.