A person’s retirement years can be a wonderful new chapter in their life, especially if they take the time to consider what’s really important to them, then find the ideal neighborhood that matches all the items on their retirement wish list. Some wish list items may include being close to medical care, access to public transportation and/or cultural attractions, as well as outlets for exercise. With these things in mind, consider some of the following options, known for their ability to fulfill what many seniors consider desirable.
Heritage Ranch Retirement Community
For those who have always dreamed of rural surroundings for their retirement dream home, yet still want access to cultural amenities, Heritage Ranch may be the perfect community. Located northeast of Dallas, with homes ranging from the mid 200s to the high 500s, Heritage Ranch has a retirement home for every budget. If living within minutes of a championship 18-hole golf course and multiple tennis courts sounds like nirvana, then this may be the retirement community for you.
The Village at Prestonwood
The Village at Prestonwood is a gated, 55+ Active Adult Community that offers low-maintenance senior living in Plano, Texas. Every aspect of this distinctive, Over 55 Retirement Community and it’s one story design is considered from your perspective.
With two and three bedroom floor plans, these homes are open and spacious, featuring a light and bright sunroom with an attached two car garage. You will feel right at home amid gracious landscaping and lovely surroundings.
The Cottages at Lyndhurst
The Cottages at Lyndhurst is a neighborhood in Keller, Texas. The Cottages at Lyndhurst mostly features midsize homes that are competitively priced. This is a well-established community that dates back to 2012, and construction was completed around 2013. Over the top amenities in a community designed for active adults. Walking trails, parks and close to shopping!
If you favor cosmopolitan living with exceptional access to all the best restaurants and cultural activities offered by a large city, Uptown may be the ideal location for you. Located just north of downtown Dallas, Uptown offers an urban feel with plenty of opportunities for entertainment, shopping, dining, and relaxing outdoors in a local park, all of which are available by foot or by public transportation. With homes and apartments ranging from the mid 500s to the low millions, there are options available for almost everyone.
Villas in the Park
Villas in the Park is an active lifestyle community located in Fairview, TX. A community of 227 homes, Villas in the Park has single-family and attached homes that are available on a resale-only basis.
With a community clubhouse, Villas in the Park residents never lack in activities, while the community’s parks creates a scenic backdrop for early morning walks or relaxing on your front porch. Villas in the Park appeals to buyers because of its low-maintenance lifestyle, wonderful amenities, modest homes, and community activities and events.
Watermere at Southlake
Located northwest of downtown Dallas and a mere 20 minutes from Grapevine Lake, is the retirement community of Watermere at Southlake. Homes range from the mid 100s to the high 800s, offering an option for every budget. With all the amenities offered by this beautiful community, one may find little reason to leave although there are many attractions outside the community as well.
Residents can enjoy a state-of-the-art community fitness center, an indoor lap pool, as well as opportunities for yoga and Pilates sessions. There is also a full-service day spa that includes hair and nail services. Watermere offers a full service bar in their clubhouse, on-site restaurants, and much more.