For interested homebuyers, Texas offers warm weather, iconic local attractions, a relatively low cost of living, and plenty of wide-open space. Whether active adult homebuyers want to downsize from their large family home, relocate to be closer to family members, or live in a vibrant 55+ community with like-minded adults, you can find attractive homebuying opportunities across the Lone Star State.
Take a look at these 55+ communities in Texas with available homes for sale.
Below $100k - High $100s
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 (HOA) fee covers upkeep of community grounds and amenities as well as a secured entrance and golf access.
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, a library, a catering kitchen, and a 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.
Mid $100s - High $100s
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 an HOA 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, residents can pursue a truly active lifestyle at the two tennis courts, four shuffleboard courts, and horseshoe pits. Active adults with an RV will appreciate that Scenic Hills provides RV parking, allowing them to save on costly storage fees.
Mid $100s - High $400s
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.
Whether residents want to 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 multipurpose room, there's a range of activities at the clubhouse. Residents can also relax at the pool or invite neighbors to a friendly game on the tennis courts. Golf enthusiasts will delight in knowing that the community surrounds the CountryPlace Golf Course, a meticulously manicured 18-hole course that’s ideal for all skill levels.
Below $100k - High $100s
Located in Harlingen, Sunshine Country Club Estates is a private member-owned and operated community spread across 57 acres. Harlingen is a popular city known for its shopping, golfing, fishing, hunting, nature trails, and more.
Those who like to relax or explore the outdoors will enjoy the vibrant array of amenities at Sunshine Country Club Estates. The multipurpose clubhouse, Retzlaff Hall, hosts plenty of community events while the open-air pavilion next to the outdoor pool is a popular spot for neighborhood parties. Residents also have access to a woodworking shop, a fully equipped fitness center, tennis courts, pickleball courts, a billiards room, and a nine-hole golf course.
Built between 1981 and 2000, Sunshine Country Club Estates offers a variety of housing styles and prices. Consisting of 306 lots on 57 acres, this community has resale homes between 560 and 1,549 square feet. Two-car garages, one to two bedrooms, and one to two bathrooms are standard for the community.