The Most Popular 55+ Communities in Texas Right Now

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Every month and year, 55places ranks 55+ communities around the country based on popularity on our website. Active adults can discover trending communities and see what their peers are checking out. Active adult homebuyers interested in exploring age-restricted communities in Texas have come to the right spot. Keep reading for five of the most-viewed communities on 55places.com from January 1, 2018 to now.

1. Sun City Texas – Georgetown

Low $200s – Low $1Ms

Boasting more than 9,900 homes spread across 5,300 acres, Sun City Texas emerges as the largest age-restricted community in Texas. This spectacular community only 30 minutes outside of Austin provides an exceptional quality of life, whether residents enjoy the three championship golf courses, 4,000-square-foot woodshop, or two-story fitness center. Started in 1995, this neighborhood offers a mix of new and resale homes that range in size from 940 square feet to more than 3,000 square feet.

2. Hill Country Retreat – San Antonio

Low $200s – Low $400s

It’s no wonder Hill Country Retreat in San Antonio attracts so much interest from active adult homebuyers. This age-restricted community provides homeowners with a luxurious, resort-style atmosphere, from the 28,000 square-foot clubhouse to the cascading waterfalls and billowing oak trees at the neighborhood entrance.

Active adult homebuyers will discover an appealing variety of single-family homes ranging in size from 1,109 to 2,838 square feet. All homes feature flowing floor plans and an attached garage. Buyers who need additional space can choose an optional second-floor loft. Upon completion, this 55+ community will contain more than 2,000 homes.

3. Frisco Lakes – Frisco

Mid $200s – High $500s

Just 30 miles north of Dallas, Frisco Lakes in the desirable city of Frisco offers homeowners a coveted blend of comfort, recreation, and culture. Here, residents can enjoy world-class amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor lap pool and spa, and the par-72, 18-hole Frisco Lakes Golf Club.

Started in 2006, this age-restricted community will contain nearly 3,000 homes upon completion. Active adults can choose from a variety of floor plans, styles, and price points, making this neighborhood ideal for many buyers desiring to live in North Texas. Homes require minimal maintenance, giving homeowners more time to spend their day how they please.

4. Kissing Tree – San Marcos

Mid $300s – Low $500s

Active adults who crave a vibrant community will find plenty to admire at Kissing Tree in San Marcos. This 55+ community boasts many unique amenities, including a live-music stage, Biergarten, indoor and outdoor bar, food trucks, and fire pits.

Friends can also get together at the 20-acre amenity campus or take a brisk walk along the 15 miles of biking and walking trails. Upon completion, this age-restricted community will contain 3,200 homes in 18 different floor plans. Homes range in size from 1,424 to 3,398 square feet and feature a variety of options such as outdoor living spaces and casitas.   

5. Del Webb Sweetgrass – Richmond

High $100s – Low $500s

Active adult homebuyers find much to love about Del Webb Sweetgrass. This tranquil 55+ community in Richmond offers extensive natural areas, scenic lakes, and a boat launch for enjoying some time on the water. Neighbors can catch a show at the outdoor amphitheater and then gather around the firepit for a relaxing evening. Home sizes range from 1,109 to 3,080 square feet, with many homes offering spectacular water or green space views.

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