Deciding where to retire is a significant life decision that takes research and planning. Proximity to family and friends, affordability, and access to resources like supermarkets, medical providers, and activities are all important considerations. Austin, Texas has become renowned as an ideal retirement destination for countless retirees because of the climate, natural beauty, and abundance of cultural and social opportunities.
Buckner Villas Retirement is a faith-based, non-profit senior living community located just ten miles from the capitol in Austin. We offer a complete continuum of care to meet your needs now and in the future. Our beautiful 25-acre retirement neighborhood is a gated community with 24/7 security. Buckner Villas was rated among the top 10 senior living communities by caring.com and Best Independent Living by U.S. News and World Report.
Reach out to Buckner Villas today to schedule a visit to see why we are the premier choice for senior living in Austin, Texas. Call 844.960.5295.
Why Choose a Senior Retirement Community in Austin, TX?
Austin, TX is continually among the best places to live for young professionals and retirees alike. According to MoveToAustin.org, Austin ranks #11 out of 125 for the nation’s best cities in which to retire. And regarding the cost of living comfortably, Texas ranks #2 among the 50 states.
Austin is well known for being the Live Music Capital of the World. With nearly 200 live music venues offering performances daily, you can find any genre of music that suits your taste. Austin is also home to some of the largest music festivals in the world, including South by Southwest (SXSW) and the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL).
However, Austin’s offerings go far beyond music. Buckner Villas is just minutes from the Walnut Creek Greenbelt, which offers paved and unpaved pathways for walking, jogging, hiking, or biking, and connects the Balcones District Park with the Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. There are countless places to kayak, canoe, paddleboard, or take cruises. Other popular parks and recreational areas include:
- Lady Bird Lake
- Zilker Botanical Garden
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- McKinney Falls State Park
- Barton Springs Pool
- Zilker Metropolitan Park
- Butler Hike and Bike Trail
- Travis Audubon
Buckner Villas residents can easily access Austin’s many golf courses, restaurants, world-class museums, theatres, shopping, farmers’ markets, historical landmarks, vineyards, distilleries, galleries, festivals, car shows, sporting events, and more.
What to Expect from a Retirement Home in Austin, TX
At Buckner Villas, we believe that your retirement years should be the time when you get to fulfill all of your lifelong desires. Residents at Buckner Villas lead active and engaging lives. In our closely-knit senior community, residents and staff develop friendships and connections based on faith, service, and the desire to live life to the fullest.
In addition to all that the city of Austin offers, Buckner Villas provides an endless array of activities designed to ensure that each of our residents can find something that sparks their interest and keeps them actively social and engaged. Following is a glimpse into the many activities there are to choose from:
- Bible study and other religious services
- Wine tastings and happy hours
- BBQs, picnics, holiday parties, and birthday parties
- Live music performances and dances
- Walking club and a variety of levels and types of fitness classes
- Community service organizations
- Pet-focused programs
- Educational speakers, seminars, and classes
Finding the right community for you is critical for leading a healthy, fulfilling life through your retirement years. The average temperature in Austin is 70 degrees, making it ideal for enjoying year-round outdoor activities, whether exploring Austin or enjoying one of Buckner Villas’ outdoor common areas, gardens, or walking paths.
Learn More About Why Buckner Villas Is the Premier Choice for Retirement Living in Austin, TX
Whether you are looking for independent living, memory care, assisted living, long-term skilled nursing care, or respite care in Austin, TX, Buckner Villas can meet your needs today and in the future. Our senior living community helps residents connect, thrive, and stay active through a comprehensive offering of on-site clubs, committees, social activities, recreation, and events. Additionally, residents can participate in community service, group outings, and day trips throughout Austin, for which transportation services are available.
Contact Buckner Villas today to schedule a tour, learn more about our services, and discover the benefits of retirement in Austin, TX.