The Most Affordable Retirement Communities in Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country has several affordable communties for retirees, especially its largest, Sun City Texas.

Retirees often find many reasons to retire in the Texas Hill Country. From the natural beauty of bluebonnet-lined fields and serene rolling hills to the exciting nightlife in Austin or San Antonio, this popular region in Central Texas has so much to offer.

Active adults looking for a retirement community in Texas that fits within their budget can explore a variety of age-restricted communities in Central Texas. Read on to get a closer look at some of the most affordable retirement communities in the famed Texas Hill Country.

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Scenic HillsSchertz

Mid $100s – Mid $200s

Situated just 25 miles from San Antonio, Scenic Hills in Schertz offers a variety of affordable Texas homes for sale. This 55+ community contains 204 homes that range in size from 1,294 to 2,270 square feet. Many residences feature open floor plans, plantation shutters, and Corian countertops, while some even offer views of the neighboring golf course.

Residents can mingle with neighbors at happy hours, coffee call, and potlucks, or stay in shape with line dancing, water aerobics, and tennis. A 13,000 square-foot clubhouse called The Lodge serves as the community’s social hub, giving homeowners access to an arts and crafts studio, a multi-purpose room, library, card room, and billiards room.

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Sun City TexasGeorgetown

High $100s – Low $1Ms

As the largest active adult community in Texas, Sun City Texas in Georgetown offers an abundance of homes at varying price points. Here, active adult homebuyers seeking an affordable place to retire can explore single-family and attached duplex homes that range in size from 940 to more than 3,000 square feet. Many homes feature gourmet kitchens, spa-like bathrooms, and custom outdoor living space.

Living in Sun City Texas means there’s always something fun to do, from neighborhood parties and water aerobics to golf tournaments and bus trips to nearby Austin. This 55+ community has a partnership with Georgetown’s Southwestern University, offering continuing education classes to residents.

Homeowners can also take part in dozens of interest groups and clubs, including tennis, woodworking, photography, arts and crafts, and many more. A community activities director and fitness instructor ensure homeowners have many ways to stay engaged physically, socially, and intellectually.

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Hill Country RetreatSan Antonio

Low $200s – Low $400s

Upon completion, Hill Country Retreat in San Antonio will contain more than 2,000 single-family homes. Active adult homebuyers looking for one of the best places to retire in Texas will find a variety of single-story homes within Hill Country Retreat. Home sizes range from 1,109 to nearly 3,000 square feet.

Retirees who want to stay active can take part in many activities and events within this 55+ community. Homeowners can explore their favorite interests through several social clubs or make new friends while attending a Friday night social, Wednesday night movie, potluck dinner, or health and fitness presentation.

A 28,000-square-foot clubhouse gives residents access to many amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, multi-purpose rooms, and an indoor pool surrounded by indoor walking track on the second level.

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Oaks at WildwoodGeorgetown

Low $200s – High $200s

Started in 2007, Oaks at Wildwood in Georgetown is an active adult community that contains 86 affordable attached homes. Active adult homebuyers who desire low-maintenance living will appreciate the reasonable homeowners’ association fee that covers lawn care and exterior building maintenance.

Residents can take advantage of the community’s many social clubs and activities, whether they enjoy wine and cheese get-togethers, dance classes, book club, or casino night. Homeowners can also enjoy the perks of living in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, from recreation activities to shopping and dining.

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Heritage at VizcayaRound Rock

Mid $200s – Low $500s

Situated in Round Rock, Heritage at Vizcaya gives retirees many affordable options of homes for sale in Texas. Part of the master-planned Vizcaya community, this 55+ community will contain 632 single-family homes upon completion.

With more than 20 models with floor plans that range in size from 1,500 to more than 3,000 square feet, active adult homebuyers can find a home that suits their specific needs, preferences, and budget.

Homeowners can enjoy an abundant array of amenities, including a private 6,500 square-foot clubhouse, billiards and card rooms, and an outdoor pool and patio. Sports enthusiasts can play a friendly game of tennis, pickleball, and bocce. The community also features an event lawn, fire pit, and dog park.

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