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Active Adult Communities in Georgetown TX
The secret is out, Georgetown, Texas has been named as one of the best places to retire. Located in the beautiful Texas Hill country, on the forks of the North and South San Gabriel River, Georgetown is a great place to retire with long warm summers and mild winters, and southern hospitality only adds to the ambience of the area. Georgetown has become a destination for retirees and active adults and age restricted subdivisions can offer some great real estate opportunities. There is no lack of Georgetown, Texas, homes for sale in these communities.
Heritage Oaks: Active adults 55 and up can enjoy 118 acres of rolling terrain in this community by Jimmy Jacobs Custom Homes. It offers single-family homes from 1400-2000 square feet priced from the high 100's. Just opened is an 8,200 square foot clubhouse featuring a 24-hour fitness center, grand ballroom, game room, library, and outdoor BBQ area.
Texas Traditions is the original retirement community by Jimmy Jacobs Custom Homes. Texas Traditions is more established, with homes dating back to 1999. They are in the final stages of development and have a few homes still available. Remaining single-family homes are priced from $200,000's.
Sun City Georgetown is arguably the premiere retirement community in Georgetown. Residents have access to championship golf courses, swimming pools, walking trails, tennis courts, a fitness center, art studios, a computer lab, and more. Sun City is currently expanding their amenities and will introduce a new sports and activities complex (with an indoor track and lap pool) along with Sun City Park – featuring a softball field, dog park, and fishing pond. Current homes on the market range in price from $135,000 to 385,00 (two and three bedrooms anywhere from 1,300 to 2,700 square feet) and custom homes are also available.
River Bend: This is a senior community with homes priced from the mid $100’s. An ideal location and low HOA fees make this an attractive and economical alternative to Sun City.
Oaks at Wildwood offers two and three-bedroom, single-story, maintenance-free condo style homes from the high $100s. The clubhouse features a heated pool and fitness center and monthly activites foster community.
Mariposa Apartment Homes offers active seniors the opportunity to rent instead of own. One and two-bedroom apartments or independent cottages are available starting at $612 a month. The clubhouse facility features a pool, exercise studio, game room, movie theater, salon, and more.
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While these housing communities certainly offer a lot in the way of things to do, there is no shortage of activities available in Georgetown. For starters, there are numerour parks, golf courses, religious centers, and a number of historical sites. Lake Georgetown and the San Gabriel river offer the chance for water sports, camping, hiking or simply relaxing by the water. Continuing education can be found at Southwestern University, Sun City Senior University, and nearby University of Texas at Austin. The Georgetown Area Hospitals, Southwestern University, Habitat for Humanity, and local school and churches all offer opportunities for the volunteer.
Picture of the Renovated Palace Theater in Downtown Georgetown Features Broadway Shows
Quality of Life
What makes Georgetown so special is its unique quality of life. Georgetown offers both residents and visitors such features as: Warm and friendly neighborhoods; Excellent public schools and university; Beautiful lakes, parks, trails and caverns; World-class golf courses; Historical, cultural and artistic amenities; and a wide variety of dining, shopping, & lodging.
Some of Georgetown's accolades include:
- Guidebook Names Georgetown as Top Retirement Spot
- Georgetown was the only city in the country to receive a perfect score as a place to launch a small business, Fortune Small Busines
- Named in 10 Great Retirement Spots for Golf Nuts by U.S. News & World Report
- Georgetown Ranked #1 Place to Retire in America by Retirement Places
- Texas Trails Network Partnership Award for San Gabriel River Trail
- Best Places to Buy an Old House: Editors’ Top 12 Picks by This Old House
- Seniors from around the country discover Georgetown
It's easy to see why Georgetown is considered the Retirement Capitol of Texas. In addition to a wealth of local activities, Georgetown is host to some of the best active adult communities in the nation. It has experience rapid growth in the last few years due to its appeal to the active senior, but its not too late to take advantage of Georgetown, TX real estate and everything the town has to offer
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