Sunshine Country Club Estates - Harlingen, TX

Quick Facts

Price Range
Below $100k - High $100s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1980 - 2019
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Sunshine Country Club Estates Overview

Sunshine Country Club Estates is a gated 55+ community located in Harlingen, Texas. Central to the Rio Grande Valley, residents can choose from a variety of home styles in this private member-owned and operated community set within 57 acres of lush grounds. A popular city for retirees, Harlingen is known it’s for shopping, golfing, fishing, hunting, numerous trails, and more. Add to that the amenity-rich and active lifestyle of Sunshine Country Club Estates, and you have a community worth checking out for the homebuyer looking for plenty of options.

Sunshine Country Club Estates Amenities

Warm weather and a vibrant array of amenities make Sunshine Country Club Estates a great option for those who like to relax and those who can’t get enough outdoor action. The multipurpose clubhouse, Retzlaff Hall, hosts plenty of potlucks and events while the open-air pavilion next to the outdoor pool and hot tub is a popular spot for neighborhood gatherings and parties. A woodworking shop keeps idle hands busy and active residents flock to the fully-equipped fitness center, tennis courts, pickleball courts, and billiards room. Not to mention the par 3, 9-hole golf course, with no fee for residents.

Other popular features for homeowners that enjoy their hobbies and toys include the RV storage area and boat parking, providing peace of mind and true convenience.

Sunshine Country Club Estates Homes & Real Estate

Sunshine Country Club Estates offers a variety of housing styles and prices to match the preferences and budgets of diverse homebuyers. Consisting of 306 lots on 57 acres, find custom brick and conventional site-built homes as well as manufactured homes reflecting the lifestyle of minimal home upkeep for more time to enjoy the surroundings.

Built between 1981 and 2000, resale homes range between 560 and 1,549 square feet. Two-car garages, one- to two-bedrooms, and one- to two-bathrooms are standard for the community.

Sunshine Country Club Estates Lifestyle

On any given day in Sunshine Country Club, the streets are enthusiastic with walkers and joggers as well as those who appreciate the art of relaxation. But events like potlucks, quilting club, line dancing, book clubs, birding and nature clubs, concerts, game nights, women’s and men’s golf leagues, Tai Chi, and year-round parties bring the tight-knit community together on many occasions. The community also boasts a New Homeowner's Party hosted by the women's club each year making a welcoming way for new residents to get to know fellow residents in the neighborhood.

An annual homeowners' association (HOA) fee covers general maintenance of the community grounds, golf course, and amenities, though some activities do have a small fee, giving residents the chance to enjoy all the great clubs and activities in the community.

Surrounding Area

Located in Harlingen, Texas, Sunshine Country Club Estates residents have access to great weather, plenty of onsite activities, and numerous ways to stay entertained. Just outside the community, shopping and dining can be found within minutes.

Multiple grocery stores like Grocers Supply, Dudless, and Mr. G Food Store are within five miles of the community, and specialty shops like Lord & Moe’s and Garza Tortilla are just under a 10-minute drive. Pharmacy needs can be found at H-E-B Pharmacy, Sam’s Club Pharmacy, Walgreens, and CVS, a short drive up North Commerce Street.

South Texas is no stranger to authentic Tex-Mex eateries and there are many to choose from like Tejano Grill or Chapitas Restaurant. Popular breakfast spot Lonnie’s Down Home Restaurant, and Mongolian barbecue joint Khan’s Grill can all be found within a 10-minute drive.

Active residents will appreciate South Padre Island and its beautiful beach only a 30-40 minute drive away. Eco-tours allow visitors to get up close with dolphins on their dolphin watch tours or guided horse backing tours, which allow exploring the beaches from a whole new perspective. Harlingen is a golfer’s paradise with a half dozen courses within 10 miles, like Harlingen Country Club and Tony Butler Golf Course.

Retail therapy is within minutes at Sun Valley Mall and Valle Vista Mall, with Jackson Street Market Days the favored open-air street market featuring antiques, collectibles, plants, fresh produce, and live music. Watch live shows at Harlingen Performing Arts Theatre or visit the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum featuring rotating art exhibits and three antique-furnished historical houses.

Harlingen Medical Center and Valley Baptist Medical Center are both located less than eight miles away with multiple medical offices within minutes of the community.

The largest metro city near Harlingen is Brownsville, which is 26 miles south, for residents seeking big-city exploits, and can be easily visited by jumping on Interstate 69E. The nearest airport is Valley International Airport, which lies in the northeastern portion of Harlingen and offers a border-crossing option via the Free Trade Bridge at Los Indios.

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Sunshine Country Club Estates Amenities

Amenities at Sunshine Country Club Estates include:

  • Clubhouse
  • 9-Hole Golf Course
  • Exercise Room
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Library
  • Billiards Room
  • Card Room
  • Multi-Purpose/Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • RV Storage Area

Sunshine Country Club Estates Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

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

  • 4 O-Clockers Golf
  • Bible Study
  • Billiards
  • Birding & Nature Club
  • Book Club
  • Bridge
  • Coffee & Donuts
  • Concerts
  • Euchre
  • Game Night
  • Golf Scramble
  • Happy Hour
  • Ladies Golf League
  • Line Dancing
  • Mah Jongg
  • Men's Golf League
  • Men's Poker
  • Movie Group
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • New Homeowners Party
  • Pickleball
  • Picnics
  • Potlucks
  • Quilting
  • Stained Glass
  • Table Tennis
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis
  • Video Exercise
  • Water Aerobics
  • Women's Bible Study
  • Women's Club
  • Woodworking Club

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