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About Georgetown, TX Real Estate
Small town Texas hospitality and historic charm are on the menu for buyers of homes for sale in Georgetown real estate. With its famous annual Red Poppy Festival and its extremely well preserved historic town center, Georgetown is a truly unique place to live. And the best part is, it's only a half hour from Austin! Homes in Georgetown range from budget-friendly to luxurious and the town is also home to Sun City, Texas, one of the state's top retirement communities.
Georgetown Homes For Sale: Exceptional Retirement Living
Georgetown homes for sale are highly sought after by active adults and snowbirds alike. One of the most significant aspects of life in Georgetown is its popularity as a retirement destination. More than one third of Georgetown's population resides in the tremendously popular Sun City, Texas, an award-winning active adult community. There are several other active adult communities in the area that offer differing levels of care. Because of the mild climate, the easy access to city amenities, and the excellent quality of life, Georgetown has been recognized as one of the best places in the country to retire.
Georgetown isn't just for snowbirds and retirees. The selection of Georgetown, TX homes for sale for families is really excellent. At the budget-friendly end of the market, you'll find an extensive selection of high-quality single-family homes on large lots. At the mid-range price point, you'll find everything from historic homes to new construction with golf course access. Condos and apartments also make a great entrance point to the Georgetown real estate market.
Georgetown's charm is due in no small part to the large number of historic properties that can be found in the area. Since the 1970s, Georgetown has been working hard to preserve its Victorian houses. After decades of restoration projects, this community has one of the best preserved downtown historic districts in the area. If you are a buyer who is interested in investing in one of these old-world beauties, you should look to the Belford National District, the University Avenue District, and the Williamson County Courthouse District.
Popular Georgetown Communities
In Georgetown, there is a wide selection of master-planned communities that have been developed in recent years. Many of these feature comfortable single-family houses developed by reputable local builders. Each community in Georgetown has its own unique atmosphere and style of living. Below, find more information about which community will best suit your lifestyle.
Sun City is one of the largest master-planned communities for active adults in the state. The 4,100-acre development was constructed by Del Webb building company and is aimed at those who are over the age of 55, but want to enjoy an active lifestyle. The community is perfect for those who love to golf, play tennis, dance, participate in clubs, and pursue their hobbies. The community has three golf courses as well as a variety of other recreational amenities.
Homes in Sun City are predominantly single-family houses that reflect new construction. They range from small, affordable ranchers to luxury, custom builds. There are also a few duplexes available on the market. If Sun City sounds like the community for you, stay at one of their vacation rental condos for a few days to give life at Sun City a try.
Developed by Jimmy Jacob Homes, the master-planned community of Berry Creek boasts some of the finest luxury homes in the area. Prices for an exquisite single-family home that unfolds over thousands of square feet begin around the $400,000 mark. These handsome homes lend to a luxurious lifestyle. Houses are crafted from elegant stone exteriors and reside upon spacious, private yards.
Rancho Sienna is much more than a typical suburban community. The neighborhood is rife with natural spaces and surrounded by limestone cliffs and fields of wildflowers. Rancho Sienna homes for sale are primarily single-family houses that range in value from $200,000 to upwards of $400,000. Rancho Sienna prides itself on its family-friendly atmosphere. It is a perfect place to raise children because it has an elementary school onsite. An active, walkable lifestyle is made possible by a comprehensive trail system.
Located near the town of Jarrell, Sonterra elegantly combines commercial spaces and residential ones. As such, locals will find that although their surroundings are beautiful and rural, they are not far from basic amenities. The grounds also include a diverse range of recreation spaces including a pool, clubhouse, and community parks.
If you are on the hunt for a home in a new development, Sonterra should be near the top of your list. Since 2015, more than 800 new homes have been built within the community. These houses have been developed by reputable building companies like DR Horton, Lennar, and LGI. The majority of homes in the area are single-family residences, but in the future, the goal is to have some apartments as well.
The community of Georgetown Village can be found just northwest of Downtown Georgetown. This fantastic region is a great place for families to settle. Homes were built in the late 1990s and tend to include spacious interior designs. Ranging from two to five bedrooms, these houses can easily support families of all sizes. Two nearby elementary schools make this community ideal for families with young children. Many kids can walk to the elementary school from their home because it is so close.
Luxury homes are available in the Cimarron Hills development which surrounds the Cimarron Hills Golf Club. This Jack Nicklaus designed course is considered one of the best in the state. Homes here offer top-of-the-line finishes and golf course views. Many of the floor plans of houses in Cimarron Hills measure upwards of 3,000 square feet. From the exterior, many of them have a distinctly European influence. Buyers who are interested in building their own custom luxury estate should take note of the fact that it is still possible to invest in an undeveloped lot in this prestigious community.
Amenities Near Georgetown Homes
Georgetown is a vibrant town with an active social scene. There are year round activities that the whole family can enjoy. The community is served by the Georgetown Independent School District—a blue ribbon winner! In town there is a theatre, museum and recreation center. Out of town activities include swimming and paddle boarding on Lake Georgetown and hiking along the North and South Gabriel Rivers.
Schools in Georgetown
With just over 10,328 students, Georgetown Independent School District has one of the highest revenue per pupil in the city at $10,755. Among the many highly regarded schools is Georgetown High School, a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School. Frost Elementary School is also an excellent choice for parents as it has received numerous distinctions in the subjects of reading, math, and postsecondary readiness.
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