View of the billards room at Heritage Ranch in Fairview, Texas

Active adults seeking to retire in Texas have many communities to choose from, even when sticking to a budget.

Active adults looking for Texas homes for sale in the $300K range will discover an abundance of choices. The state is home to multiple age-restricted communities that offer a variety of homes in this price range. With a budget of $300,000, active adult homebuyers can find not only a home to fit their needs and preferences, but also a social environment with the many amenities that come with living in an active adult community.

If you’re thinking of moving to the Lone Star State, check out our guide with everything to know about moving to Texas. And if you’re a Texan browsing homes for sale in your home state, keep reading to discover what you can get for $300,000 in Texas.

Sun City Texas – Georgetown, TX

High $100s – Low $1Ms

For those who want to live in a vibrant community, Sun City Texas is one of the best places in the state to retire. This active adult community is located 35 miles north of Austin, and it contains three championship 18-hole golf courses, more than 86,000 square feet of indoor amenities, and a robust array of activities and clubs to suit nearly every interest. Sprawling across 5,300 acres and home to 9,900 residences, Sun City Texas is the largest active adult community in the state.

Active adult homebuyers can explore a variety of new and resale homes available for $300,000 and under. Del Webb started the community in 1995 and offers dozens of floor plans ranging from 940 to 3,000 square feet. Whether active adults want a single-family or attached duplex home, they can find a style and size to fit their preferences. Included features and available upgrades include spa-like bathrooms, gourmet kitchens, and custom outdoor living space. While there are plenty of activities and amenities to enjoy within Sun City Texas, residents are just a short drive away from the fun things to do in Austin.

Del Webb Sweetgrass – Richmond, TX

High $100s – Low $500s

With construction started in 2011, Del Webb Sweetgrass will contain an estimated 1,500 homes upon completion. This 55+ community is situated on 500 acres southwest of Houston in Richmond. Active adult homebuyers can browse homes for sale ranging from 1,109 to 3,800 square feet.

With 23 single-family floor plans, there’s a style and size to match every desire. All models are designed with active adults in mind, and some homes offer optional second floors that homeowners can use as an extra bedroom or for additional storage space. Del Webb Sweetgrass also offers premium lots with water views or greenspace views.

Living in this active adult community gives residents access to dozens of clubs and events. They can connect with neighbors over a shared interest in gardening, drama, cards, and more. Del Webb Sweetgrass also contains a state-of-the-art recreation center with a billiards room, card room, aerobics studio, Wellness Center, continuing education center, and an internet café. Outdoors, residents can enjoy bocce ball, tennis, and pickleball in addition to a resort-style pool, spa, and pavilion. This community also offers a boat launch, firepit, and an outdoor amphitheater for concerts and shows.

Hill Country Retreat – San Antonio, TX

Low $200s – Low $400s

When it’s complete, Hill Country Retreat will contain more than 2,000 single-family homes. This active adult community by Del Webb and Village Builders contains energy-efficient homes that range in size from 1,109 to nearly 3,000 square feet. All models are designed with flowing floor plans, and one plan offers an optional second-floor loft. Homes are designed with crown molding throughout, gourmet kitchens, and 10-foot ceilings.

Situated in historic San Antonio, Hill Country Retreat offers residents easy access to the city’s dining, shopping, and nightlife. However, homeowners don’t have to leave their community to have a good time. A full-time activities director plans an array of activities and events, such as walking clubs, Wednesday night movies, and Friday night socials. Residents also have access to The Resort, the community’s 28,000-square-foot clubhouse that contains an indoor pool surrounded by an indoor walking track, a billiards room, and a library.

Heritage Ranch – Fairview, TX

Mid $200s – High $500s

Located northeast of Dallas, Heritage Ranch in Fairview contains 1,144 homes situated on 575 acres. This active adult community was developed between 2000 and 2007 and offers convenient access to shopping, dining, entertainment, and major medical facilities.

Homeowners can enjoy a full line-up of amenities, including a 24,000-square-foot clubhouse with a ballroom, billiards and card room, and well-equipped fitness center. An indoor lap pool adds to the exercise choices. Outdoors, residents can enjoy a pool, four lighted tennis courts, bocce ball courts, and four miles of hike and bike trails. Heritage Ranch is also home to an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills.

Homes for sale in Heritage Ranch are available on a resale basis and range in size from 1,307 to 3,351 square feet. Most homes in this community are designed with outdoor patios. Other options include granite countertops, wide doorways, golf cart garages, and three-car garages. Homeowners pay association dues which cover yard maintenance for villas.