If you are looking to buy a home in the Austin area but want to live away from some of the hustle and bustle of the Texas capital, you may want to look at the listings of Georgetown homes for sale. As the county seat of Williamson County, Georgetown has plenty of excitement, but has lost none of its historic charm. In fact, people come from surrounding cities to check out its historic square and admire some of the forty-six buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also the home of Southwestern University, the oldest university in the state. There is no shortage of things to do in Georgetown, with multiple concerts and performances a week, historic tours, an award-winning winery, and lots of shopping. Outdoor activities abound as well, thanks to Lake Georgetown, five area golf-courses, challenge course, disc golf course, pools, and multiple parks. And, as the “Red Poppy Capital of Texas,” Georgetown draws in around 30,000 visitors each April for the annual Red Poppy Festival.
If you are interested in buying a historic home, Georgetown homes for sale are a wonderful option. In fact, in 2008, This Old House named Georgetown one of the top twelve places in the US to buy a historic home. Georgetown has some of the best preserved Victorian and pre-World War I architecture in the country and has three National Register Historic Districts – the Williamson County Courthouse District, Belford National District, and the University Avenue/Elm Street District – and in 1997, it was the first Texas city to be named a National Main Street City.
Georgetown is also a great place to retire, and, in 2007, was named the Best Place in America to Retire by Retirement Places Rated. With a mild climate, excellent medical care, proximity to the city, multiple retirement communities, and the planned community for people 55 and older, Sun City Texas, Georgetown does is indeed an ideal location for older folks.
Just glance at any listing of Georgetown homes for sale, and you will find something to meet all economic and living style needs. You can find beautiful, gabled Victorians built in the 1890’s starting at the $690’s. Charming homes from the early 1900’s beckon with long, shaded porches and range anywhere from the low $800’s to the $300’s. If you are looking for something a little more modern, there are an abundance of newer family homes with large yards, pools, and all the latest amenities. These can extend from over one million dollars to the low $100’s. And just because you’re moving to a community for people fifty-five or older, doesn’t mean you have to live tucked away in a tiny apartment. Many of the homes for sale in Sun City Texas are large, multi-bedroom houses, ranging anywhere from the $700’s to the $130’s.
Talk to an Austin-area realtor to find the Georgetown homes for sale that are the perfect fit for you and your family. No matter what you’re looking for, Georgetown is sure to make you feel at home.
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