When browsing Texas homes for sale, active adults will discover affordable options spread across the Lone Star State. Texas contains more than five dozen age-restricted communities, with many offering homes for sale under $200,000 – and even some communities with homes starting under $150,000.
Whether active adult homebuyers want to downsize from their large family home, relocate to be closer to family members, or desire to live in a vibrant 55+ community with like-minded adults, they don’t have to stretch beyond their budget to find the ideal home. Here’s a look at three Texas communities featuring homes for sale under $150K.
Alamo Country Club - Alamo
Situated deep in South Texas in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley sits Alamo Country Club, a serene 55+ community that offers homes for sale below $100,000. Active adults who want to pursue a laid-back, tropical lifestyle savor life in this low-maintenance community, which is just north of the Mexican border and only an hour away from the white sands and beach culture of South Padre Island.
Alamo Country Club, which began in 1981 and was completed in 2001, contains 526 single-family homes available on a resale basis. Like many Texas homes for sale in 55+ communities, these homes are thoughtfully designed for active adult homebuyers. Most homes feature an appealing open floor plan with at least two bedrooms. A homeowners’ association fee covers upkeep of community grounds and amenities along with a secured entrance and golf.
Residents can stay as socially and physically active as they like at this enticing South Texas community. Golf enthusiasts will delight in the neighborhood’s nine-hole golf course that includes a driving and chipping range. At the heart of the community is a clubhouse containing an exercise room, locker rooms, meeting rooms, a card room, library, catering kitchen, and billiards room. Outdoors, homeowners can challenge neighbors to a friendly game on one of the community’s two tennis courts or seven shuffleboard courts. Residents can also have fun at the horseshoe pits or relax at the sparkling outdoor pool and spa.
Scenic Hills - Schertz
Active adults searching for Texas homes for sale in the vibrant San Antonio area will be pleasantly surprised at the price tag in Scenic Hills. This 55+ community offers single-family homes starting in the mid $100s, allowing active adult homebuyers to experience many amenities while staying on budget.
This established community, which was built in the 1980s, contains 204 homes that range from 1,294 to 2,270 square feet. Many homes feature open floor plans and plantation shutters and some even offer fantastic views of the neighboring golf course.
In Scenic Hills, residents pay a homeowners’ association fee to cover guard service, lawn care, sprinklers, and common area maintenance. Without yardwork to tend to, homeowners have more time to enjoy the community’s exciting lineup of amenities. At The Lodge, a 13,000-square-foot clubhouse, residents can take advantage of an exercise room, an arts and crafts studio, a library, a billiards room, and a ballroom. Outdoors, active adults can pursue a truly active lifestyle at the two tennis courts, four shuffleboard courts, and horseshoe pits. Active adults with an R.V. will appreciate that Scenic Hills provides R.V. parking, allowing them to save on costly storage fees.
CountryPlace - Pearland
At CountryPlace in Pearland, just south of Houston, active adults can discover a quaint community with homes at an affordable price. This established gated community offers 841 homes, including 196 townhomes that start in the mid $100s.
Whether active adult homebuyers prefer a low-maintenance single-family home or a townhome, they can find the perfect fit in CountryPlace. This community offers Texas homes for sale in a variety of sizes and styles, with most homes offering residents spectacular views of the lake and golf course.
For fun, homeowners can explore a range of activities at the clubhouse, whether they work out in the exercise room, enjoy a book in the library, make some art in the craft room, or take in a dance, a play, or a special event in the multi-purpose room. Residents can also relax at the pool or invite neighbors to a friendly game on the tennis courts. Golf enthusiasts will delight knowing that CountryPlace surrounds the CountryPlace Golf Course, a meticulously manicured 18-hole course that’s ideal for all skill levels.