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New Communities Newsletter
Vol. 14, No. 728 Friday June 22, 2012 Circ: 27,600
Special Note: This is the last Friday newsletter of the summer. Issue frequency will be reduced to just one a week--on Tuesday mornings, beginning next Tuesday, June 26th. Today was the longest day of the year--here comes summer!--David Lott, Publisher
> In This Issue
* Travel & Getaways
* Real Estate Specials
* Community News & Updates
* 2012's Best Real Estate Deals & Travel Shorts...
* Watch for our Next Issue, coming Tuesday, June 26th
NEW THIS WEEK ON GOLFCOURSEHOME
> DeBordieu, Georgetown
Private, gated, 2,700 acres, nature preserve, Pete Dye golf, 10-acre Beach Club, homes from $525,000, homesites from $115,000
TODAY'S DEALS & SPECIALS
>> Travel & Getaways
> Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island SC’s Summer Savings on vacation rentals features a 4-BR, 3-BA lagoon-view home at 9 Starboard Tack that sleeps 11 and can be booked for a stay beginning anytime this month at 20 percent off the listed price of $220 nightly (min. 3-night stay).
With this rental you get free tennis time, and preferred rates and priority access to all resort amenities, including golf. Home has 5 TV's and its living room has a sectional sofa, flat screen TV , game table and is open to the dining room which has seating for eight. Send me more information about Palmetto Dunes
> Hilton Head Lakes, SC alerts golfers who are short on time or wishing to beat the afternoon heat about a special golf rate on its popular 6-hole Short Par-3 Course. Greens fee for as many rounds as you like is just $15, and that includes sales tax.
Every weekend this summer juniors 15 and under can take advantage of the Summer Youth Play Free program—just tee off with a paying adult after 12 p.m. Send me more information about Hilton Head Lakes
> DeBordieu, Georgetown, SC New just this week to GolfCourseHome, check out this oceanfront community by renting a home or villa and spend some vacation time getting to know the community. Most homes are available for a minimum 7-night stay from mid-June to mid-August.
For the rest of the year, unless otherwise noted, properties are available for as little as a two-night stay. Views include waterfront, oceanfront, near-ocean, golf course and deep creek. Rentals will often come with a membership. Send me more information about DeBordieu
>> Real Estate Specials
> Wyboo Plantation, SC wants buyers looking for waterview living to see its newly reduced 3-BR, 2-BA ranch home with great-room layout overlooking Lake Marion.
Listed now at just $399,000—with a motivated seller—it offers such custom features as hardwood flooring, crown molding, kitchen cabinets with roll outs and Corian counter tops. The home’s tiled screened porch overlooks Lake Marion, with a private pier and more. Send me more information about Wyboo Plantation
> Colleton River Plantation, Bluffton, SC, a Lowcountry boater’s ideal golf community, is showing a homesite just over a half-acre in size at 4 Drayton Hall with a golf view at the attractive price of only $12,500.
As an added incentive, the seller has agreed to pay clubhouse assessment at closing and will consider paying the one-time initiation fee of $15,000 with acceptable offer. Send me more information about Colleton River Plantation
SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS
> Sunset Dunes, PEI, Canada is set for the 4th annual International Couples Golf Festival at Prince Edward Island, taking place July 15-19. Enjoy Canada’s top golf destination with deluxe accommodations, outstanding golf, top-notch dining and free transportation.
This world-class event will include five days, four nights and three outstanding rounds of golf, plus a classic PEI Lobster Feast. The festival is $995 per person. Send me more information about Sunset Dunes
> Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick SC, a popular active retirement community, will stage a Decorated Boat Parade on Lake Thurmond on Wed., July 4. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. decorated boats from local marinas will begin passing by the Dorn Fishing Facility review stand.
Boats will be judged and trophies awarded. Bring your family and friends for the winner’s presentation and celebration party on the Savannah Lakes Marina Beach. Entertainment, hot dogs and chips will be provided. Send me more information about Savannah Lakes Village
COMMUNITY NEWS & UPDATES
> The Communities at Branson Creek, Hollister MO invites new or returning golfers to Murder Rock Golf Club for the PGA-sanctioned Get Golf Ready experience, which consists of five lessons to learn basic skills, rules and etiquette.
Techniques such as chipping, putting, full swing and bunker play will be emphasized and practiced during on-course learning opportunities. Following completion of the five-session program there are Get Golf Ready “graduate outings” plus other free and low-cost programs at Murder Rock. Send me more information about Branson Creek
BEST DEAL SHORTS...
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA’s Summer Getaway Package—Four-Bedroom option runs through Sept. 30 and starts at $1,244. Includes luxury cottage/condo for 3 days/2 nights, golf on 5 courses, tennis club, pool, restaurant and marina access—also a $400 club credit. Send me more info…
> Kiawah Island, SC’s Distinctive Properties includes a 4-BR/4.5-BA, 4,827 sf luxury home at 48 Ocean Course Drive. Listed now at just under $2.5 million, its design features an inverted floor plan with three guest rooms and a study divided by a long gallery on the first floor. Send me more info…
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake, NC’s prize in its current contest for real estate agents is a free 5-Day Bahamas Carnival Cruise will be awarded to the agent who brings the largest number of qualified buyers to tour Anderson Creek Club before July 31. Send me more info…
Coming Soon to GolfCourseHome
* Amelia Island Plantation, FL
* PGA Village, FL
* On Top of the World Communities, FL
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