The Dallas-Fort Worth area is the fourth largest inland metro area in the U.S. This region has attracted retirees over the years because of its booming economy, sporting events, and local attractions. Another major draw for retirees to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the rich selection of affordable active adult communities.
Some of the best 55+ communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area offer impressive amenities, exciting social atmospheres, and beautiful home designs at reasonable prices without sacrificing quality. Retirees living on a budget can find charming active adult communities that offer the homes and amenities they seek in their golden years.
Check out the top lowest-priced communities near Dallas-Forth Worth.
High $200s - High $800s
Frisco Lakes is an impressive 55+ community by Del Webb just 30 miles north of Dallas. This 3,000-home active adult community is wrapped around the shores of the picturesque Lake Lewisville in Frisco and offers residents a rich lineup of resort-style amenities, including two clubhouses and an 18-hole golf course.
Retirees will find affordable home options in this well-appointed community—single-family floor plans come in a variety of collections and sizes. Buyers can choose from the Tradition, Club, Signature, Garden, Estate, or Premier Series that are priced starting in the high $200s.
These homes range from 1,137 to 2,851 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- to three-car garages. Many of the homes in Frisco Lakes offer scenic views of green belts, the golf course, or Lake Lewisville, which makes this 55+ community an attractive and affordable place to call home.
High $200s - Low $500s
Located in the city of Mansfield in Northern Texas, Ladera Mansfield is an active adult community that was opened in 2015 by developer Integrity Group. The builder plans to offer just 186 attached and single-family homes upon completion.
Residents enjoy a small-town charm along with desirable home designs that are priced starting in the high $200s. Homebuyers can choose from a select number of attached homes that offer 1,390 or 1,494 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Retirees seeking more space can choose from seven distinct single-family floor plans that range from 1,519 to 2,511 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. These homes feature energy-efficient designs, tray ceilings, crown molding, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and optional second floors.
Mid $200s - High $300s
Isabella Village at Savannah is a 55+ neighborhood within the master-planned community of Savannah in Aubrey. This age-restricted section hosts 180 single-family homes for sale and features beautiful homes. Residents also enjoy access to private amenities as well as the amenities of the larger master-planned amenities and recreational facilities.
Homes range from 1,212 to 2,398 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Retirees will love that these homes are finely appointed with highly desirable features and upgrades such as energy-efficient construction, ceramic tile floors in bathrooms, granite countertops in kitchens, and custom oak cabinets. Buyers also have a variety of customizable options that allow them to design their unique dream home.
High $200s - High $300s
The Village at Prestonwood is a gated 55+ community in Plano that has 128 attached homes available on a resale-only basis. These charming homes are priced starting in the high $200s and range from 1,330 to 1,930 square feet.
Floor plans have one to three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Epcon Communities developed The Village at Prestonwood between 2005 and 2007 and designed homes with impressive features such as high ceilings, open layouts, bright sunrooms, spacious master suites, and step-in showers.
Mid $300s - High $400s
Villas of Stone Glen is a close-knit active adult community in Keller. Epcon Communities began construction on this 55+ community in 2013 and plans to build just 115 single-family homes for sale. Retirees will find four unique and affordable floor plans that range from 1,607 to 2,114 square feet.
These homes have two or three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Buyers will find that all homes come with optional second floors, open layouts, outdoor living spaces, energy-efficient designs, and low-maintenance exteriors.
In addition to reasonably priced homes, residents also have access to charming amenities that keep them active and social throughout the year. The 3,000-square-foot clubhouse provides an exercise room for an invigorating workout, a multipurpose room for small gatherings with friends, and a catering kitchen that’s convenient for prepping snacks for a potluck. Retirees can also stay in shape by swimming in the outdoor pool or taking a brisk walk or jog along the community’s scenic walking and biking trails.