Attached homes mean less space to maintain and more time enjoying your new home.

When active adults are looking to downsize from a large family home, many are drawn to the low-maintenance lifestyle of an attached home. From cozy condominiums and multi-story townhomes to elegant luxury villas, active adult homebuyers have many options when it comes to attached homes. While it’s important to consider size preferences and budget, active adults should also consider how much privacy they desire and how involved they wish to be in maintaining their home’s yard or exterior.

Retirees who would rather spend time enjoying their favorite hobbies than pulling weeds in the garden or raking leaves in the front yard will savor the laid-back lifestyle of residing in a 55+ community with attached homes. Here’s a look at some active lifestyle communities in Houston with attached homes.  

CountryPlace – Pearland

Mid $100s - High $400s

At CountryPlace in Pearland, residents enjoy low-maintenance living and a peaceful, relaxed pace of life. This 55+ community contains 841 homes, including 196 townhomes. Homes are available on a resale basis and are designed with two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a garage. Many even feature spectacular views of the lake or golf course. Residents take part in a range of enriching activities, including oil painting, quilting, piano lessons, yoga, and water aerobics.  

Windsor Lakes – The Woodlands

High $100s - High $300s

When residents come home to Windsor Lakes in The Woodlands, they experience stunning native landscaping, stellar homes, and top-rated amenities and activities. Active adult homebuyers who want to downsize will especially appreciate the patio homes in this active lifestyle community. Patio homes range in size from 1,491 to 2,210 square feet. With a homeowners' association that takes care of yard maintenance, basic cable, exterior painting, sprinkler maintenance, and home security, homeowners can enjoy a carefree way of life.

Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch – Katy

Low $200s - High $300s

At Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch in Katy, active adult homebuyers can explore two duplex models that offer either 1,611 or 1,896 square feet if they choose to add an optional loft. This gated 55+ community focuses on creating an engaging, fun lifestyle for residents, offering many organized field trips, on-site activities, and social groups. Homeowners can also swim laps in the pool that includes a counter-flow exercise circle and spa, or meet up with friends for a game of horseshoe, shuffleboard, basketball, or bocce ball.

Amberwood at Fall Creek – Humble

Low $200s - High $200s

Active adult homebuyers who want their home to feel like a sanctuary will relish the 55+ community of Amberwood at Fall Creek. This community in Humble, just 15 minutes from Downtown Houston, is the only enclave of maintenance-free homes in the master-planned community of Fall Creek. Containing only 58 single-story attached homes, active adults get the best of a small-town feel with resort-style amenities, including two 18-hole golf courses, a 31,000-square-foot practice range, and a clubhouse with a full-service restaurant.

Active adult homebuyers can choose from four models ranging in size from 1,524 to 1,888 square feet. Homes feature plenty of storage along with elegant cabinetry and stunning countertops.