Hill Country Retreat - San Antonio, TX

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $200s - Mid $500s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
New And Resale Homes
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
2006 - Present
Del Webb, Village Builders
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Hill Country Retreat Overview

Del Webb's Hill Country Retreat is an active adult community by Del Webb and Village Builders located in San Antonio, Texas. With views of rolling hills, this 55+ community provides residents a tranquil, low-maintenance lifestyle with access to a wide selection of amenities, including a clubhouse and a resort-style pool. Socializing in this Del Webb San Antonio community is also made easy with dozens of clubs and activities scheduled for neighbors to meet. Homeowners are also a short trip away from Downtown San Antonio and San Antonio International Airport.

Homebuyers looking for Texas Hill County homes for sale in San Antonio will enjoy all Hill Country Retreat has to offer.

Hill Country Retreat Amenities

The 28,000 square-foot clubhouse, aptly named "The Resort", is the social hub of Hill Country Retreat. For residents who want to meet their exercise goals, The Resort offers a state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoor pool with lap lanes. The indoor pool is surrounded by a walking track located on the second level. There are also multipurpose rooms and a flexible ballroom, which can be used for a wide range of events. Multiple hobby and game rooms are also available, including an arts & crafts studio, computer room, ceramics studio, and card room. A billiards room and a library are part of the clubhouse, as well.

For outdoor recreation and activities, two tennis courts and bocce ball courts invite friendly competition between neighbors. Members of the community can also take a dip in the resort-style pool and whirlpool spa. Furthermore, walking trails lead to several lakes in the area.

Hill Country Retreat Homes & Real Estate

Del Webb began construction of Hill Country Retreat in 2006. Upon completion, it is expected to contain over 2,000 single-family homes. In 2013, Village Builders bought 100 lots within Hill Country Retreat. The variety of models, sizes, and prices provide plenty of options to match the needs and budget of almost buyer in search of Texas Hill Country homes for sale.

Houses in this community designed by Del Webb are primarily one-story single-family homes, although some new models have the option to add a second floor. Three floor plans are available ranging from 1,109 to 2,669 square feet with two to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- to three-car garages. Homes include features such as open-concept floor plans, walk-in closets, and covered patios.

Village Builders offers six additional floor plans that range in size from 2,150 to 2,838 square feet. These homes have two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Features in some homes include 10-foot ceilings and gourmet kitchens. Most residences are single-story ranch homes, excluding the Savannah floor plan which features an optional second-floor loft.

Hill Country Retreat Lifestyle

Residents of Hill Country Retreat enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners' association  (HOA). The Hill Country Retreat HOA takes care of common area maintenance and landscaping. With more free time, homeowners can participate in community activities.

A full-time activity director is on hand to offer an exciting array of activities and events. Some of the unique activities provided are walking clubs, potluck dinners, movie nights, health and fitness presentations, and trips. In addition, there is an impressive list of social clubs and classes, including those focused on language learning, book discussion, and live performance. Artists can join painting groups, while crafters can take part in the needlecraft and scrapbooking groups. 

San Antonio, TX Area

Hill Country Retreat is conveniently located in San Antonio near Loop 1604 and Highway 151 area. This location puts residents in easy reach of daily necessities and local attractions.

Nearby grocery stores and other conveniences include H-E-B, Walmart, and Dollar General. Pharmacy needs can be met at Walgreens and CVS.

Hill Country Retreat is also close to multiple health care providers, such as South Texas Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, and Texas Vista Medical Center. Even the airport is only half an hour away from the community.

When in search of entertainment and dining options, members of the community can travel into Downtown San Antonio which is home to a variety of restaurants, bars, and shops. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including the San Antonio River Walk, The Alamo, and the San Antonio Zoo. Basketball fans can catch Spurs games at their home stadium which is 25 miles away.

Homeowners looking to get outdoors have plenty of options to explore. Hill Country Retreat is close to multiple parks and greenspaces, such as Culebra Creek Park, Heritage Duck Pond Park, the Japanese Tea Garden, and Stillwater Ranch Community Park. Golfers also have multiple courses to choose from, including Briggs Ranch Golf Club, Cedar Creek Golf Club, and Cedar Creek Golf Course.

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Hill Country Retreat is a 30-minute drive from Downtown San Antonio and all this city has to offer. For longer trips, San Antonio International Airport is also about 30 minutes away.

Available Models & Floor Plans

Garden Series By Del Webb

Price RangeMid $200s

Garden Series by Del Webb offers seven models that range from 1,109 to 1,465 square feet. Homes feature two to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half or two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Noir Coast, Steel Creek, and Taft Street are available as new construction.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Noir Coast127021.5 - 22
Steel Creek134721.5 - 22
Gray Myst1393322
Taft Street14342 + Den1.5 - 22
Pine Spring14652 + Den22

Classic Series by Del Webb

Price RangeMid $200s

The Classic Series by Del Webb features seven models that offer between 1,696 to 1,982 square feet of living space. These homes feature two to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half or two bathrooms and two or three-car garage. Most have spacious family and dining rooms perfect for entertaining. The Abbeyville, Castle Rock, Kendall Rock, and Martin Ray models are available on a new construction basis.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Copper Ridge16962 + Den22
Abbeyville17112 + Den1.5 - 22
Surrey Crest17672 + Den22
Castle Rock18062 + Den1.5 - 22
Kendall Park1806223
Tifton Walk19292 + Den23
Vernon Hill19703 + Den22
Martin Ray1982222.5

Veranda Collection by Village Builders

Price RangeHigh $200s - Mid $500s

Village Builders offers six floor plans that range in size from 2,150 to 2,838 square feet. These homes have two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and an attached two-car garage. Some great features of these energy-efficient homes include ten-foot ceilings, crown molding throughout, and gourmet kitchens. These homes are available on a resale-only basis.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Fairview21502 + Den22
Huntington23112 + Den22
Birmingham23472 + Den2.52
Montgomery24602 + Den22
Richmond25943 + Den22
Savannah28382 + Den - 3 + Den3.52

Estate Series by Del Webb

Price RangeMid $200s - Mid $500s

The Estate Series by Del Webb offers residents between 2,182 to 2,669 square feet of living space. Home feature two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and a two to three-car garage. The covered patio offers additional entertaining space and is the perfect place to read the morning paper. The Magnolia, Napa Valley, Tangerly Oak, and Sonoma Cove are available on a new construction basis.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Bluffton Cottage21822 + Den22
Magnolia23272 + Den - 3 + Den2.5 - 3.53
Dunwoody Way23532 + Den2.53
Napa Valley24702 + Den - 3 + Den2 - 32
Cumberland Hall25153 + Den2.52.5
Tangerly Oak25862 + Den - 3 + Den2.5 - 3.53
Sonoma Cove26042 + Den2 - 2.52.5
Morningside Lane26693 + Den3.52

Hill Country Retreat Amenities

Amenities at Hill Country Retreat include:

  • The Resort Clubhouse - 28,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Indoor Walking Track
  • Locker Rooms
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Ballroom
  • Indoor Lap Pool & Spa
  • Card Room
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Computers
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Outdoor Resort-Style Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Patio
  • 2 Lighted Tennis Courts
  • 2 Bocce Ball Courts
  • Walking Trails
  • Horseshoe Pits

Hill Country Retreat Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Hill Country Retreat. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Archery Group
  • Art Group
  • Bible Study
  • Bicycling Club
  • Billiards
  • Birdwatcher's Group
  • Bocce
  • Book Discussion Group
  • Bowling
  • Brew Crew
  • Bridge
  • Bunco
  • Canasta
  • Cardio Fit
  • Cardio Groove
  • Cardio Splash
  • Chorus Group
  • Cigar Club
  • Coins/Stamps Collectables Club
  • Cribbage
  • Dance Group
  • Democrats Club
  • Dominoes
  • Ferre and Ricketts
  • Firearms Education & Safety Club
  • Fishing Club
  • Foreign Language Classes
  • Friday Night Socials
  • Fun Riders Club
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Golf Cart Club
  • Hand & Foot
  • Health & Fitness Presentations
  • Karaoke
  • Line Dancing
  • Lions Club
  • Mahjong
  • Men's Breakfast
  • Men's Softball
  • Mexican Train
  • Movie Night
  • Music Club
  • Music Group
  • Needlecraft Group
  • Paint Group
  • Pet Owners Club
  • Pickleball
  • Pilates
  • Ping Pong
  • Pokeno
  • Poker
  • Potluck Dinners
  • Pottery Group
  • R.V. Club
  • Racing Club
  • Republicans Club
  • Scrapbook Club
  • Sit and Be Fit
  • Speak Out With Sonia
  • Stamping Group
  • Strength Training
  • Tarn Stitchers Club
  • Technology Club
  • Tennis
  • Theater Club
  • Travel Club
  • UNO Singles Club
  • Veteran's Club
  • Walking Club
  • Water Volleyball
  • Weight Loss Support Club
  • Wine Club
  • Writers Club
  • Yarn Stitchers
  • Zumba

Hill Country Retreat Reviews (7)

Average Rating for this Community
Date (Recent first)
Tammie B.
Buyer beware!! Moved here 1 year ago because we were told that the community was gated & had great trails for walking and biking. Bike access to the trails has been banned, the community is not fully gated (residents from surrounding communities come & go as they please) and the gate access that is in place works intermittently. One positive is that most of the residents are friendly and helpful.
November 8, 2020
Maureen F.
Our community has been pretty creative with food trucks and other delivery grocery services (like Picnikins, who are GREAT) to help us stay home and stay safe. I do miss the social functions with the Resort closed, but amenities will reopen after the county get a grip on this disease, and the hospital stress level improves. We're getting there! This is a great, friendly place.
August 14, 2020
Jan P.
Great place to live....friendly people, lots of activities,and reasonable HOA fees. My husband and I have lived there over four years and play lots of pickleball, belong to the Wine and Dance Clubs. All that while still working!
June 25, 2018
Dennis J Giannakakis
HCR has been the answer to a prayer for my wife and I. Though I am retired and my wife is disabled, we are at a loss for time to do all of the activities presented to us. This is truly a community for ACTIVE adults. We have lived here for four months, just moving into our new Village Builders-Lannar home two weeks ago. In that time we have made more FRIENDS who share the same active attitude as we do. Our community is in the perfect location to explore TEXAS and America. Our trips are most often with friends but occasionally just the two of us. HCR is a great place to live with FRIENDLY ACTIVE neighbors!
July 13, 2014
Robert C.
So far everything has been very good. People you meet are friendly, the grounds are neatly terraced, Pulte employees are very helpful. Making changes to the home and will probably be moved in by the end of April.
April 9, 2013
I also received a tour, and went back today to receive more information. And of course this is in the Hill Country--people forget that this city has changed and that not that long ago, 1604 was considered to be in the hill country. Geesh. Try living here since 1957 instead of 1983...

It's located in Alamo Ranch so that it's more affordable for development. If it were downtown or on I-10, the lot prices would be over 150K. As for me, I don't want to live in Comfort or commute through the crowded I-10 corridor. This resort is so quiet that the loudest sound I heard today was an air conditioner, although it competed with chirping birds and cooing doves. I think this is the place for my husband and I--I just turned 55 last year, but the community is rather youthful, and like us, most of the residents are still working. It feels like home, and yet, it feels like a permanent vacation. Hope to make the move soon.
March 19, 2013
This is a beautiful neighborhood. Had a tour by current residents. I do not like the location of this community. 1604 at Culebra is a mess of traffic and construction. Del Webb needs to build another 55 plus community somewhere else in San Antonio. I've lived here since 1983 and know the area extremely well. I'd love to see a community like it built near 1604 and I-10 and or downtown. This community is not in our Texas "Hill Country" and in 5 years it will no longer be a retreat with all the new construction going in around it. Dell Webb can do better! How about a community near Comfort (to keep prices low)?
December 28, 2012

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