Houston Communities Closest to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

If you\'re planning to travel during your Texas retirement, you may want to live near George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

For active adults who enjoy traveling, living near an airport makes life a bit simpler. They can enjoy a shorter drive to and from the airport, saving substantial time on both ends of the journey. Active adults who live in Houston can choose from multiple 55+ communities that put them near Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport, which serves more than 40 million passengers each year.

If you live in Houston—or you want to move to Space City—and you enjoy frequent travel, read on. This post highlights four age-restricted communities in Houston that are located close to Intercontinental Airport.

Amberwood at Fall CreekHumble, TX

Low $200s – High $200s

Situated within the master-planned community of Fall Creek, Amberwood at Fall Creek puts residents within a 10-minute drive of the airport. Dunhill Homes began building this age-restricted enclave of maintenance-free, attached homes in 2008, offering four models ranging from 1,524 to 1,888 square feet. The community contains 58 single-story homes that include maintenance-free yards, allowing frequent travelers the freedom to come and go as they wish.

When they’re at home, residents can take advantage of a robust array of amenities, including two 18-hole golf courses, a 31,000-square-foot practice range, and a clubhouse with a full-service restaurant. Amberwood at Fall Creek also gives residents access to a resort-style activity complex that includes a picnic area, a children’s playground, and lighted tennis courts. An aquatic center contains a six-lane competition pool in addition to a variety of water amusement features.

Learn more information about Amberwood at Fall Creek here.

Heritage Towne Lake – Cypress, TX

High $200s – Mid $800s

A resort-style lake community, Heritage Towne Lake in Cypress is located within the master-planned community of Towne Lake. This 55+ community is bordered by Highway 290, West Road, and Barker Cypress Road, giving residents easy access to the airport. Single-family homes in Heritage Towne Lake range from 1,553 to 3,372 square feet and feature options such as stainless-steel appliances, great rooms, and covered patios. Upon completion, the neighborhood will contain 440 homes.

Residents can enjoy a wide mix of amenities, activities, and events. A private clubhouse gives homeowners access to a fitness center, a hobby and game room, a ballroom, and a library with computers. For an additional fee, residents can also gain access to all the Towne Lake amenities, including another fitness center, outdoor pools, and a water park. A town center complete with retail and professional services, shopping, and dining options is currently in the works.

Learn more information about Heritage Towne Lake here.

Towne Lake – Sunset HarborCypress, TX

Low $300s – High $600s

Intercontinental Airport is only 32 miles away from Towne Lake – Sunset Harbor, making it an ideal option for active adult homebuyers seeking Texas homes for sale near a major airport. This gated community in Cypress offers new and resale homes ranging from 1,927 to 3,384 square feet. Some single-family homes include features such as detached casitas, vaulted-beam ceilings, and double-sided fireplaces.

Residents of Towne Lake – Sunset Harbor can immerse themselves in a variety of special community events, including the Just Food Truck Towne, yoga on the green, and a Summer Sip ‘n Stroll at Water’s Edge. Friday and Saturday nights also offer live music on the open greenspace, providing a fun opportunity for neighbors to meet and mingle. Amenities include a neighborhood marina, private and public boat docks, waterfront trails and parks, and an Olympic-style lap pool.

Learn more information about Towne Lake – Sunset Harbor here.

The Lagos at AlianaRichmond, TX

High $100s – Low $1Ms

Located near Interstate 69, The Lagos at Aliana allows residents to travel to Intercontinental Airport in less than one hour. Containing just 44 low-maintenance, luxury patio homes, this lock-and-leave community is ideal for frequent travelers. Part of the larger community of Aliana, The Lagos at Aliana offers active adult homebuyers 10 floor plans ranging from 1,742 to 2,703 square feet. These single-family homes are built by Sitterle Homes and feature outdoor living spaces, first-floor master suites, and gourmet kitchens.

A rich assortment of amenities is available to homeowners, including a 24-hour fitness facility, two multi-purpose rooms available for rent, a resort-style outdoor pool, and several tennis courts. During the summer, residents can gather for “Movies on the Lawn” at the community’s event lawn. Homeowners are free to pursue their favorite activities thanks to a homeowners’ association fee that covers routine home maintenance tasks, landscaping, and upkeep of all common areas and amenities.

Learn more information about The Lagos at Aliana here.

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