Lake Conroe near Houston features several 55+ communities.

Texas is home to dozens of natural and man-made lakes. From Lake Caddo, the largest freshwater lake in the south, and Lake Conroe, just north of Houston, to the sparkling waters of Possum Kingdom Lake in North Texas, active adults have many opportunities to pursue their passion for boating and water recreation.

Here are five age-restricted communities in Texas that offer an ideal environment for boating enthusiasts.   

Frisco Lakes – Frisco

Mid $200s - High $600s

Situated in the beautiful city of Frisco, Frisco Lakes stands out as a haven for active adults who enjoy boating. This age-restricted community offers spectacular waterfront views of Lake Lewisville and easy access to Hidden Cove Marina, just one mile away. Active adults can store their boats or rent watercraft at the marina, whether they want to spend the day fishing, boating, or water skiing. Upon completion, the neighborhood will contain nearly 3,000 homes in an appealing variety of single-family floor plans.

Heritage Towne Lake – Cypress

High $200s - Mid $800s

Nestled next to a 350-acre stocked lake with miles of shoreline, Heritage Towne Lake offers active adults a vibrant boating scene. In this 55+ community just north of Houston, residents can take advantage of more than 14 miles of shoreline along Towne Lake, Houston’s largest private recreational lake. When this community is finished, it will contain 440 homes that range in size from 1,553 to 3,372 square feet. Homeowners can go fishing and boating and enjoy the community’s many other resort-style amenities.

Waterford Pointe at The Tribute – The Colony

Mid $300s - High $500s

When a sunny day beckons and boaters want to take to the water, it’s easy to do at Waterford Pointe at The Tribute. This stunning age-restricted community in The Colony gives residents exclusive access to Lake Lewisville through two acres of shoreline just outside the clubhouse. The neighborhood boasts boat slips and 200 acres of natural spaces for enjoying Texas’ pleasant year-round climate. Active adult homebuyers can explore four home collections in this community, which will contain 417 single-family homes upon completion.

Villas at White Oak Ranch – Conroe

Mid $200s - Mid $300s

Boaters will appreciate the boating-friendly lifestyle of Villas at White Oak Ranch in Conroe. This 55+ community offers residents a boat launch for easy access to the beautiful waters of Lake Conroe. With a homeowners' association that takes care of exterior home maintenance and lawn care, residents have more time to enjoy the lake and the great outdoors. Villas at White Oak Ranch provides a vibrant social scene, from wine tastings and outdoor movie nights to bridge, canasta, and poker games among neighbors. Active adult homebuyers can choose from six distinctive floor plans that range in size from 1,654 to 2,513 square feet.  

Water Crest on Lake Conroe – Conroe

High $200s - Mid $300s

A new and intimate 55+ community north of Houston, Water Crest on Lake Conroe sparkles with multiple recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Situated along scenic Lake Conroe, the neighborhood provides access to a boat launch, making it easy for residents to spend the day on the water. D.R. Horton is building 31 low-maintenance homes in this community, which also boasts a resort-style pool and lap pool.