Sun City Texas has a wonderful variety of amenities and elegant homes in the beautiful Texas hill country. Sun City Texas has all the charm of small town living, yet is just a short drive from the excitement and culture of Austin. The community is on 5,300 acres, has 7,500 home sites, and three 18 hole golf courses.
Sun City Texas is the largest active adult community in Texas. It is situated 35 miles north of Austin in Georgetown, TX. Del Webb started construction of Sun City TX in 1995. After it opened, retirees began flocking to Sun City to enjoy a lifestyle that most people can only dream about. Beautiful weather, low cost of living and a vibrant social and culture scene make it one of the top retirement destinations in the country. Even with everything the surrounding region has to offer, most Sun City Texas residents remark that a world of endless fun can be found without ever having to leave the community.
At Sun City Texas there is a rich assortment of amenities, activities and clubs to suit almost any lifestyle. The Village Center at Sun City is the central hub for all community social and fitness activity. Several recreation and activity complexes combine for more than 86,000 square feet of indoor amenities. The Social and Activities Centers are home to meeting rooms, a grand ballroom with dance floor and stage, computer lab, billiards and library. There are also several multi-purpose hobby and craft studios devoted to sewing, art, photography, stained glass, fine china and jewelry making, a 4,000 square foot woodshop, and much more.
The 20,000 square foot Fitness Center boasts a state-of-the-art workout facility featuring the latest high end cardiovascular and weight training equipment and an indoor walking track. Several aerobics and dance studios promote fun exercise classes such as yoga, pilates and aerobics. Plus, there is an indoor lap pool and spa, and an outdoor beach entry resort-style pool.
Sports and fitness enthusiasts will love the abundance of outdoor amenities in Sun City Texas. The 5,000 square foot Legacy Hills Pavilion is an open-air facility overlooking Berry Creek Lake. The pavilion plays host to many neighborhood gatherings and parties. A nine-mile network of walking and biking trails surround the lake and wind through nature preserves and natural wooded areas. There are also numerous tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts, a softball field, gardening plots and a dog park.
Sun City Texas has three championship 18-hole golf courses. Legacy Hills, designed by PGA Hall of Famer Billy Casper and architect Greg Nash is ranked among the best golf courses in Texas. Additionally, golfers can enjoy the fun and challenging White Wing course, or the most recently opened Cowan Creek course. Each of the golf courses offer a unique set of challenges and characteristics, and are sure to entertain both experts and weekend novices.
There is a broad mix of both new and resale homes for sale in Sun City Texas. A variety of housing styles and prices are available that match the preferences and budgets of almost any buyer. Del Webb started building Sun City Texas in 1995, and construction is still underway. Several dozen floor plans have been offered. Homebuyers can select from homes that range from 1,000 to over 5,000 square feet. Whether you prefer a highly upgraded luxury home with a golf course view, or a less expensive home, the choices are endless. Most homes have two or three bedrooms, a den, two baths and a two-car garage.
Residents of Sun City Texas enjoy a lifestyle as big as the state. Regardless of your passions, you are sure to find other like-minded residents who share your interests. There are dozens of clubs and interest groups including card clubs, tennis, woodworking, arts and crafts, stained glass, photography, bocce ball and much more. Plus, a community activities director and fitness instructor are continually supplying an exciting lineup of fun activities, events, and social outings. Everyday residents can choose from activities that range from water aerobics and golf tournaments to neighborhood parties and bus trips. Additionally, Senior University, which has a partnership with Georgetown's Southwestern University, offers continuing education classes to Sun City Texas residents.
The homes and lifestyle in Sun City Texas are truly magnificent, but the surrounding area is as much of an attraction as the community itself. Within minutes of Sun City, there are an abundant array of shopping and dining outlets. Nearby Southwestern University Performing Arts, and The Palace Theater on the Square are great entertainment venues. Lake Georgetown, which offers great boating and fishing, is only three miles away. Plus, the sites and sounds of Austin, TX are only 30 minutes to the south. Austin is renowned for its great shopping, vibrant nightlife, and top-notch culture and entertainment spots.
THIS IS A GREAT COMMUNITY!
Phil Deming Realtor