Austin, TX 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Nestled in the heart of Texas, Austin offers a dynamic backdrop for active adults seeking a vibrant community. With its diverse culture and lively atmosphere, the city provides a unique blend of urban excitement and natural beauty. Austin boasts a warm climate with mild winters and hot summers, offering an ideal setting for those who appreciate outdoor activities and a lively social scene. Beyond the city limits, the surrounding areas contribute to the appeal with their own distinct charm and attractions.

Nestled in the heart of Texas, Austin offers a dynamic backdrop for active adults seeking a vibrant community. With its diverse culture and lively atmosphere, the city provides a unique blend of urban excitement and natural beauty. Austin boasts a warm climate with mild winters and hot summers, offering an ideal setting for those who appreciate outdoor activities and a lively social scene. Beyond the city limits, the surrounding areas contribute to the appeal with their own distinct charm and attractions.

Just a short drive from Austin, San Antonio enchants with its rich history, highlighted by the iconic Alamo and the scenic River Walk. Houston, a bustling metropolis, stands as a cultural hub with world-class museums and theaters. Dallas, known for its vibrant arts scene, complements its cosmopolitan atmosphere with sprawling green spaces like White Rock Lake.

Austin Affordability and Cost of Living 

Austin's cost of living is 29 percent higher than the national average, primarily driven by recent increases in housing costs. Groceries, health care, and utilities are within a percent or two of the national average although transportation is almost ten percent higher than average. Texas does not have any sort of income tax on wages or any type of retirement income. At 1.3 percent of a home's value Austin has high property taxes although there are some programs to assist qualified seniors. Texas has a somewhat high state sales tax at 6.25 percent although groceries and prescriptions are exempt. There are no estate or inheritance taxes.

Austin Climate and Geography

Austin experiences a pleasant climate with mild winters averaging 40 to 60 degrees and warm summers ranging from 70 to 100 degrees. The city receives an average of 33 inches of rainfall annually. Summers can be humid, and residents may experience occasional severe weather events. The city's scenic geography features rolling hills, serene lakes, and picturesque parks.

Recreation and Entertainment in Austin

Golf and Racquet Sports

  • Barton Creek Country Club in Austin
  • Grey Rock Golf and Tennis Club in Austin
  • Falconhead Golf Club in Bee Cave

Hiking, Biking, and Boating

  • Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail in Austin
  • Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park in Austin
  • Lake Travis in Lakeway

Museums and Historical Sites

  • Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin
  • LBJ Presidential Library in Austin
  • Pioneer Farms in Austin

Performing Arts

  • Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin
  • Paramount Theatre in Austin
  • ZACH Theatre in Austin

Shopping

  • The Domain in Austin
  • South Congress Avenue in Austin
  • Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave

Parks and Gardens

  • Zilker Park in Austin
  • Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve in Austin
  • Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve in Austin

Festivals and Fairs

  • Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin
  • Pecan Street Festival in Austin
  • Round Rock Market Days in Round Rock

Health and Wellness in Austin

Austin prioritizes health and wellness, offering proximity to major medical centers such as St. David's Medical Center. The city embraces a holistic approach to well-being, with numerous fitness centers, yoga studios, and farmers markets, like the SFC Farmers' Market, which promote healthy living.

 


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$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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