NEW COMMUNITIES Newsletter
Vol. 12, No. 494 Friday March 26, 2010 Circulation: 30,518
* Top 10 Most Visited WaterView Communities in March
* This Week's Deals & Specials
* Special Community Events
* Community News & Updates
* Best Deals of 2010
* Recently Added to GolfCourseHome
* Recently Added to WaterViewHome
* This Month's Spotlighted Communities
* More Communities Coming in 2010
* Watch for the next issue of New Communities, coming Tuesday, March 30th!
Spring's arrival means thoughts of warm days on the water. See below for March's Top 10 Most Visited waterview communities, many with championship golf courses. We are about to send off to the printer the premier issue of GolfCourseHome® Magazine featuring the 2010 Dream 18--best residential golf holes. Watch for news of how you can buy your own issue!
Top 10 Most Visited WaterView Communities in March
Windmill Harbour, Hilton Head Island, SC
2. Goose Pond Island, Scottsboro, AL
3. PGA Village Verano, Port St. Lucie, FL **
4. Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, FL **
5. Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, SC **
6. Hammock Dunes, Palm Coast, FL **
7. Sea Pines Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC **
8. St. James Plantation, Southport, NC **
9. The Bluffs at Richmond Hills, Richmond Hill, GA
10. Bayside, Selbyville, DE **
> GlenLakes, FL is now offering savings of up to 40 percent on selected homesites. Buyers shopping the community this spring will find these attractive new price points on GlenLakes lots that range in size from 1/3rd of an acre to one acre, with views of golf course, water and nature preserve available. Click here for more information about GlenLakes!
> Running Y Ranch, OR has invitations out for its Easter Package. Enjoy Saturday night in a comfortable Lodge guest room and gather on Sunday morning in the Great Room for an Easter brunch buffet. Brunch by Above and Beyond Catering includes prime rib carving station, waffles, bacon, sausage, potatoes, eggs, pastries, fresh fruit, juice, champagne and more. Starting at $129 for two. Valid the night of April 3, based on double occupancy. Extend your stay for $89 per night. Click here for more information about Running Y Ranch!
> Willoughby Golf Club, FL's new 2- day Stay'n Play includes a special rate at a nearby nationally known hotel chain along with a beautiful day of play at its Arthur Hills-designed golf course. After golf , enjoy delightful cuisine prepared by Chef Jimmy at the Willoughby Clubhouse. Other amenities at your disposal include tennis on Har-Tru tennis courts, swimming, relaxing and exploring. Click here for more information about Willoughby Golf Club!
> Mariner Sands Country Club, FL and its golf merchandiser will have a trunk show this spring with Baggallini for the Ladies 18-Hole Golf Association Member/Guest. During upcoming special golf events trunk shows by Oka B sandals, Sandbaggers golf shoes, Titania Golf, Barth & McCallig silk scarves, Sunny of Hawaii handbags, Kerri & Kelsey sweaters and Sondra Roberts handbags. Click here for more information about Mariner Sands!
The Landings on Skidaway Island, GA
was just named "Best
Neighborhood to Live In" and "Best Real Estate
Development" by the readers of Savannah Magazine
during their annual "Best of Savannah" reader poll.....
> Boca Woods Country Club, FL has a new culinary team on board, led by executive chef Dominick Laudia, previously chef of the Fresh Meadow club in New York and the Polo Club and Boca Rio in Boca Raton. Also welcomed is chef de cuisine Dave Sirko, longtime colleague of Laudia. Each has won Chef of the Year honors in Palm Beach County. Sous-chef Dave Fogel completes the team. Click here for more information about Boca Woods Country Club!
> Heritage Wake Forest, NC congratulates two of its top builders for exceptional ratings in home owner satisfaction in 2009. JVC Homes received 4.70 out of 5.0 points on Monthly Surveys for homes closed during calendar 2009. Homes by Dickerson received 4.76 out of 5.0 points in the same survey. Click here for more information about Heritage Wake Forest!
NEW THIS WEEK ON WATERVIEWHOME.NET!
=> Bayside, Selbyville
Real Estate: Bayside, DE
* Several distinct styles of neighborhood living
* Views of golf, tidewaters, marshlands and woodland
* Homes with optional sunrooms or screened porches
* 18 flexible floorplans to suit any lifestyle
* Single-family homes priced from $299,990
* Click here for more information about Bayside!
> PGA Village Verano, FL’s a new community name comes with a new set of five fully furnished model residences priced from the $160,000s. These five model homes are configured with either 2 BR/2 BA or 3 BR/2.5 BA and range from 1,400 sq. feet up to 2,225 sq ft....
> Owen Glen, GA's a new Discovery Tour includes a 2-night stay for two in charming Blairsville, GA and a choice of golf at Owen Glen’s Old Union course, a wine tasting at a vineyard in the Blue Ridge Mountains, a guided horseback trail ride, or a pontoon boat rental on Lake Nottely. Included in all Discovery Tours are dinner for two at Enrico’s Italian Restaurant; breakfast and a welcome basket. Price of the package is just $149 per couple....
> Hampton Lake, SC's new Arbor Collection offers two model homes and are priced from the mid $200,000s, the lowest prices in the community’s Lifesmart Series. These quality-built, single-family homes are designed in the Arts and Crafts style and come with 2-3 bedrooms, 2-3 baths and a 2-car garage....
> The Owners Club at Hilton Head, SC's reduced Stay and Play, now $299 from $495. This 3-day/2-night package provides accommodations, plus 2 rounds of golf at Indigo Run. Cost can be applied towards purchase of property at closing.
> Hammock Dunes Private Community, FL's lakefront 3-BR, 3 BA model patio home reduced to $499,000. Recently updated to include new appliances, plus granite and marble countertop, spacious screened lanai overlooking a private pool and Lake La Costa. Buy or lease....
> Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, FL's “Hottest Stay & Play" package with golf on the 220-acre South course, designed by Tom Lehman and Kurt Sandness....> Chapel Ridge, NC's featured savings of up to 40 percent on select homesites. No timetable for building, choose your own builder. Lot sizes range from 1/3rd of an acre to 3 acres, with views of golf, woodland or nature preserve available....
> Woodside Plantation, SC's Discovery Package for 2 nights for 2 at the historic B&B, the Carriage House Inn, plus dinner at The Reserve Club and a round of golf on its Nicklaus Design golf course. Price is just $149/couple. Also receive a $50 golf shop gift certificate and take a private, guided tour of Woodside Plantation and historic Aiken, SS....> PGA Village Verano, FL’s a new community name comes with a new set of five fully furnished model residences priced from the $160,000s. These five model homes are configured with either 2 BR/2 BA or 3 BR/2.5 BA and range from 1,400 sq. feet up to 2,225 sq ft....
=> Heron Creek, North Port
Secure, gated community, 27 holes of Arthur Hills golf, fitness and tennis, lakeview lots from $65,000
=> Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head Island
4,000 acres on Port Royal Sound, four golf courses, homes from $175,000 to $4 million
=> Sailfish Point, Stuart
532-acre sea island property, golf, yacht club, close-knit community, homes from $849,000
=> Windmill Harbour, Hilton Head Island
172-acre community, private locked harbor and boat slips, golf privileges, homes start at $289,000
These communities are now featured in the GolfCourseHome Home Page Spotlight. See below for names, locations and links.Boca Woods Country Club, Boca Raton, Florida
Jupiter Country Club, Jupiter, Florida
Carolina Country Club, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Rive Isle, Parrish, Florida
Hampton Lake, Bluffton, South Carolina
Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, South Carolina
* Scotch Hall Preserve, NC
* Woodlake, TN
* The Reserve at SugarTree, TX
* Anderson Creek Club
* Oliver's Landing, NC
* Chesdin Landing, VA