Your Guide to Exploring McAllen’s Top Subdivisions of 2024

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McAllen has been making headlines, all for the right reasons. It has been named one of the top 10 affordable cities for working adults. It has also been named one of the top seven places to live in Texas. It also ranks #3 for first-time homebuyers in the US.

If you are planning to settle in McAllen and looking for the best custom home subdivisions in the city, this article has got you covered. Here, we will list the 5 best home subdivisions of McAllen. We also explore each of them in detail, shedding light on their location, amenities, community vibes, and so much more. Let’s get started.

The Gardens

Step into The Gardens, where 115 custom home lots offer a blend of beauty and tranquility in the heart of McAllen. These homes are designed to cater to both nuclear and joint families, ensuring that everyone finds their perfect space.

Located conveniently on Ware Rd. and 107, The Gardens is surrounded by Johnson Creek Avenue, N. 33rd Street, and N. 29th Street, making it easily accessible from all directions. Nearby, you’ll find major grocery stores like H-E-B, Lowes, Target, and Sam’s, as well as popular hangout spots like Trenton Shopping Centre.

What sets The Gardens apart is its attention to detail. The community is meticulously maintained, and the homes boast state-of-the-art layouts and high-quality materials. This attention to detail has made The Gardens a popular choice among McAllen families looking for a new place to call home.

The Gardens offer an affordable option for new home buyers with no loan requirement and a minimal down payment starting at $30k. The homes are designed with safety in mind, featuring high fencing and a single main door for added security.

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Villanueva Estates

Nestled within the vibrant community of Villanueva Estates by Trinity Oaks, Villanueva Constructions presents a residential project like no other. With 115 custom home lots available in various sizes, including 110’ x 50’, 175’ x 144’, and 110’ x 125’ x 85’, there’s a perfect space for every lifestyle.

Located along N. 33rd Street, N. 31st Street, and between N. 32nd Lane, Zurich Ave., and Brazos Ave., Villanueva Estates offers a picturesque setting with a separate detention pond, ensuring both beauty and functionality.

The moment you step into these custom homes, you will discover super-luxurious interiors featuring shiny kitchens, well-equipped entertainment walls, and convenient-to-use bathrooms. The community also boasts separate kids’ play areas, complete with proper seating arrangements and scenic walking paths.

Priced from $140k, the custom homes at Villanueva Estates offer more than just a living space—they offer a lifestyle. Each lot includes a garage and parking area, a garden area, and a backyard, perfect for enjoying the outdoors.

With grocery stores and shopping complexes nearby, fulfilling your daily needs and weekend plans is a breeze. While many units in this subdivision have already been reserved, there are still a few units left awaiting their rightful owners. If you’re looking for a retirement-friendly community where you can socialize and enjoy the good life, Villanueva Estates may just be the perfect place for you.

Vendome Phase 2

Vendome Phase 2 is the latest buzz in McAllen’s real estate scene in 2024. This custom home community boasts 150 lots, with the majority still available, ensuring you have plenty of options to choose the perfect location for your dream home.

Nestled between private lanes – Vendome Dr., N. 35th Lane, Saint Honore Dr., N. 33rd Street, and N. 34th Street – Vendome Phase 2 offers a secluded yet accessible location.

Situated on Ware Rd. and 107, Vendome Phase 2 is conveniently close to the Texas A&M Center, community parks, public schools, grocery stores, and shopping complexes. The spacious garage and open parking area can easily accommodate vehicles of all sizes.

Designed and constructed by Villanueva Construction, the custom homes at Vendome Phase 2 are equipped with modern amenities and meticulously designed details. From weather-convenient roofing to stone walls and front grassy areas, every aspect is crafted for comfort and style.

The community’s focus on green cover ensures a sustainable and healthy living environment, adding to the appeal of Vendome Phase 2. If you’re looking for a well-designed, modern home in a convenient location, Vendome Phase 2 might just be the perfect fit for you.

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Hacienda Olivia

Hacienda Olivia can be the new home for your family with zero regrets. Situated in the heart of RGV, Hacienda Olivia is a custom home community with each lot of approximately 1,300 square feet and more. These homes come with a 2-car garage and all other modern home amenities.

Conveniently situated between Mistletoe and Oak Ridge in the Mercedes area of Texas, Hacienda Olivia is easily accessible from Highway 2, Highway 83, Mexico, and the US border. With custom homes starting at just $230k and no construction loan required, owning a piece of Hacienda Olivia is both affordable and hassle-free.

Every aspect of your custom home is designed with ultimate precision to minimize maintenance costs. From high-quality fittings and fixtures to meticulous construction, your home at Hacienda Olivia is built to last.

Centrally located near McAllen, Brownsville, and Harlingen, Hacienda Olivia offers convenience like no other. Whether you’re looking to explore the vibrant city life or unwind in nature, everything is within easy reach. The community still has some of the lots left for you to grab and end your search for a dream home.

Bentsen Park

Bentsen Park is yet another one of the top subdivisions in McAllen in 2024 for bigger families. If you are looking for a 4BHK custom home or more, Bentsen Park custom homes are the best. The community has 31 lots of 139-foot-long houses.

These lots are the biggest in terms of area as compared to the other subdivisions listed here. These luxurious custom homes are located in the middle of McAllen, in between Bentsen Rd. And Buddy Owens Rd. Living in Bentsen Park means you can run last-minute errands as all amenities are just 5 minutes away.

Bentsen Park is strategically located near popular high schools, parks, convenience stores like Target, and clubs.

The custom homes at Bentsen Parks are designed with intelligent layouts, built with energy-efficient building materials, and equipped with all the modern-day amenities like entertainment walls, voice-controlled home automation, and more.

This subdivision by Villaneuva Constructions still has plenty of lots available for you to book. Give it a visit today and see the property’s beauty for yourself before booking.

Build Your Custom Home Today

Building a custom home is a fun and creative process. It allows you to play with your desires and dreams, and build a home you have been yearning for. Each of the subdivisions mentioned above allow you to build your custom home as per your requirements. Contact us today to learn more about the available lots and other information.