Is Georgetown, TX a Good Place to Retire?

Posted on 3/29/2021 by Eric Sims

Texas has a lot to offer in terms of retirement. From tax benefits to almost year-round warm weather, it’s hard to compete with this sunshine state. Among other top retirement cities in Texas is Georgetown. You might be wondering, is Georgetown, TX a good place to retire? Short answer - absolutely!

Surrounded by Texas Hill Country, Georgetown offers residents a unique combination of city and country living. This vibrant city has a small-town charm unmatched by any similar city within the great state of Texas. In fact, residents of the city have worked hard to maintain the historical charm of the city while still offering new business opportunities within ‘The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas.’ And that’s not all they have to offer!

Texas-sized Benefits of Living in Georgetown

There are three major benefits that retirees in Texas are awarded: low cost of living, lifestlye and convenience, and mild, mild, winters.

Georgetown, TX residents can sit back and relax in their 228 days (on average) of sunshine per year - giving them ample opportunities to spend golfing, winery hopping, and socializing throughout the town.

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Explore Georgetown’s Culture

Georgetown’s very own Cultural District combines the historic town square and its variety of restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and wineries.

Georgetown is home to Texas’ oldest university, Southwestern University, and noticeably benefits from the theater, art, and music students bring to the community. The community itself hosts dozens of activities and festivals throughout the year that bring residents and visitors alike to the downtown area such as the Red Poppy Festival, Second Saturday Market Days, Summer Concert Series, and Pistons on the square.

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Stay entertained in Georgetown

Social retirees love living in Georgetown for the community and events and, well, the wine. Georgetown has an abundance of wineries including Barons Creek Wine Room, Grape Creek Vineyards, Georgetown Winery, Bent Oak Winery, and The Vineyard at Florence. Even better, Georgetown has no open container laws meaning you can take your local wine (or beer) with you as you shop and stroll on the Georgetown Square!

If sipping wine on the go isn’t your thing don’t worry, there are plenty of other fun, interesting activities you can explore within Georgetown such as swimming, fishing, and boating on the San Gabriel River or hike around Georgetown Lake. Take a deep dive into the Inner Space Cavern - a five-mile underground cave - for an awesome outdoor activity that keeps you out of the Texas heat. Or you can explore one of the many Georgetown Art Galleries.

And if that’s not enough fun for you, residents can always take a short 30-minute drive to the booming city of Austin, TX.

Where to retire in Georgetown

Looking for the perfect place to retire in Georgetown? Look no further than Wolf Ranch in Georgetown, TX! Wolf Ranch is located just alongside the beautiful San Gabriel River and is just a few minutes away from the bustling downtown Georgetown - truly it is the best of both worlds.

Retirees can choose from numerous low-maintenance, single-family new homes for sale in Georgetown, TX within Wolf Ranch. From larger homes, midsized, all the way to Patio Homes with smaller yards that include lawn care maintenance - Wolf Ranch has a variety of lot sizes and home sizes to choose from that can fit all your wants and needs. Wolf Ranch builders definitely have plenty to offer within the 755- acre master-planned community.

Wolf Ranch also keeps an active lifestyle program going within the community where the Lifestyle Manager continues to bring the community together with events, food trucks, and various group activities. All of which are announced on their community events calendar.

Ready to retire in Georgetown yet? Schedule your tour of Wolf Ranch today and begin your retirement living in Georgetown, TX tomorrow!

Hillwood CommunitiesEstablished in 1988 by Ross Perot, Jr., and founded on the Perot family’s core values of integrity, respect, teamwork and excellence, Hillwood Communities is known for creating true master-planned neighborhoods where community and innovation are brought to the forefront.