NEW COMMUNITIES Newsletter
Vol. 12, No. 567 Friday, December 3, 2010 Circ. 28,710
* Top 10 Most Visited Carolina Communities
* Community Listing Updates
* Deals and Specials of the Week
* Special Community Events
* Community News and Updates
* Best Real Estate Deals of 2010
* Florida Real Estate Deals
* Best Stay 'n Play Deals of 2010
* Recently Added to GolfCourseHome & WaterviewHome
* This Month's Spotlighted Communities
* New Communities Coming Online Soon!
* Watch for our next issue, coming Tuesday, Dec. 7th!
Good Morning! Lots going on today, starting with the Top 10 Most Visited Carolina Communities list, a special Fly Free land special and community tour on Dec. 11 at Sanctuary Cove, St. Simons Island, GA, and money-saving vacation packages and real estate deals. See below for details!
1. Sea Pines Plantation, Hilton Head Is., SC
2. Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC
3. The Cliffs at High Carolina, Asheville, NC
4. The Cliffs at Glassy, Landrum, SC
5. Bright's Creek, Mill Spring, NC
6. Rock Barn Golf & Spa, Conover, NC
7. Carolina Trace, Sanford, NC
8. Carolina Colours, New Bern, NC
9. Wild Wing Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC
10. St. James Plantation, Southport, NC
10. The Cliffs at Keowee Springs, Six Mile, SC
COMMUNITY LISTING UPDATES
> Forest Dunes, Roscommon, MI's Audubon International qualification, plus its other environmental programs, has qualified it for the GCH Network's GreenGolfCommunities website at the highest level, Vanguard. Congratulations! Click here for more information about Forest Dunes
> Willowbend, Mashpee, MA has updated its listing and now appears on these GCH Network Member Websites: GolfHomeRentals, ClubWeddingReceptions and HealthandWellnessCommunities....Click here for more information about Willowbend
> Sanctuary Cove, St. Simons Island, GA invites you to a day of incredible land specials and property tours on Dec. 11. Don’t worry about airfare, if you are a serious buyer. That's because Santuary Cove will reimburse you for your flight upon homesite purchase. Offering dockable waterfront, riverfront, and marshfront lots and a Fred Couples Signature Golf Course, Sanctuary Cove is a premier 1,500-acre, resort-style community. Call 1-800-664-4178 to reserve your spot. Click here for more information about Sanctuary Cove
> The Communities at Branson Creek, Hollister MO have an enticing new special on golf at the award-winning Murder Rock Golf & Country Club course by John Daly. Purchase an annual pass for $500 and then play Murder Rock during the 2011 season (12 months) for only $25 a round. Purchase before Dec. 17 and receive a $50 Murder Rock gift card. Click here for more information about Branson Creek!
> Carolina Country Club, SC has a plenty of action in its tennis program these days. On the staffing side, the club welcomes Arnold Romani as its new assistant professional, mainly covering weekends and evening hours. A team tennis season is underway, with eight contenders in men’s and women’s divisions. Members are invited to take part in a junior member/guest tournament, and on Tuesday mornings the professional staff runs a Shot of the Week instruction clinic. Click here for more information about Carolina Country Club!
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC announced that three David Weekley homes in the community had received LightHouse Awards at the last month’s 11th Annual LightHouse Award Gala. Taking home awards for Best Exterior in Semi Custom Category 1 and Category 2 was the The Hawthorn design. The Harborview won Best Feature-Outdoor Living in Semi Custom Category 2. This is the third year in a row that builders in Hampton Lake have been recognized by the LightHouse Awards. Click here for more information about Hampton Lake!
> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenville SC had two custom homes in the community honored by Residential Design & Build Magazine with 2010 Design Excellence Awards. The two homes are designed by Neal Prince Architects of Greenville, SC and both were constructed by members of the Showcase Program: Potter General, Inc. and Sexton Griffith Custom Builders. Click here for more information about The Reserve at Lake Keowee!
> Indian River Colony Club, Melbourne FL observed Pearl Harbor Day by spotlighting the heroics of community resident Dick Jeffrey, whose account of the attack on Pearl Harbor was video-taped by the U.S. National Park Service and is now an oral history in the archives of the USS Arizona Memorial at the attack site. Jeffrey was serving on the USS Maryland when the U.S. fleet came under attack by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941. Click here for more information about Indian River Colony Club!
BEST DEALS OF 2010
> The Owners Club at Hilton Head, SC’s unlimited, cart-fee-only golf, with no restrictions for share holders on 8 championship courses at five different Hilton Head plantations: Indigo Run, Hilton Head Plantation, Palmetto Hall, Port Royal Plantation, Shipyard Plantation. Cart fee is always $30 any day of the year. Send me more info…
> Teton Springs, Victor ID’s latest alert to buyers highlights a four-bedroom, four-bath custom home that has just been approved for short sale at a price of just $585,000. With 4,000 s.f. of finished space, this is one of the best per-SF deals you’ll see, especially against the backdrop of 780-acre Teton Springs. Send me more info…
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC’s new product line, The Signature Series, starts in the low $400,000s for homes on wooded homesites, and the low $500,000s for lakefront homes. Four builders are available to work with. Send me more info...
> The Communities at Branson Creek, Hollister MO’s has standout values on 4 remaining homes in Fieldstone Bluffs section, listed from the low $200,000s. Also, a half-acre “hot lot,” at $34,500, whose buyer would get Murder Rock G.C.membership and Branson Creek course discounts. Send me more info…
> Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick SC’s reduction on a prestigious golf home is cut by $60,000 to $429,000. Home, which enjoys views of entire first hole, has 4BR, 3 baths in 2,800 SF. Bonus area upstairs has LR, BR and a full bath. Send me more info…
> Hills Quarter, Irvington, VA's featured homesite in the St John’s neighborhood is Lot 21, priced at just $80,000 with a premium golf course view and proximity to all community and area amenities. Send me more info...
> Achasta, Dahlonega, GA’s Deal of the Decade pricing special means homesites can be purchased at prices nearly 35 percent less than previously quoted. A nearly three-quarter acre homesite with expansive views of the North Georgia mountains, that closes before Dec. 31 can be purchased for $145,600. Send me more info…
> Solivita, Poinciana FL’s year-end Inventory Blowout Sale gives property buyers an average of $55,000 in savings per model--plus all closing costs are waived for the buyer. Some 30 new homes must be sold and delivered by Dec. 30, when sale ends. Send me more info…
> GlenLakes Golf & Country Club, Weeki Wachee, FL's “Steal of a Deal” featuring home price reductions below builder cost. Savings of up to 40% on brand new builder inventory homes with many luxury features. Homes are located throughout our GlenLakes' landscaped neighborhoods and are available for immediate occupancy. Send me more info....
> SummerGlen, Ocala, FL's $5,000 in free options and up to one year to start construction on your new home for any new homes sold in October, 2010. Free option and upgrade choices would include granite countertops, upgraded kitchen cabinetry, garage extension, hardwood flooring and a golf cart garage. Send me more info...
> PGA Village Verano, Port St. Lucie, FL’s move-in-ready villa for $149,990. Featuring 2 BR/2 BAs and a 2-car garage in a single-story layout, this Amelia design villa has 10-foot ceilings, walk-in closets and gourmet kitchen. Send me more info.....
> Oyster Bay Harbour, Fernandina Beach, FL's attractive Lot & Boat Slip Special, priced at $199,000. The price includes a beautiful Live Oak wooded lot and a 40-foot boat slip in the marina, plus free membership to the Oyster Bay Yacht Club, a $3,500 value. Favorable financing terms are an added incentive—put 25% down and pay only 3% interest for 3 years... Send me more info...
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Stuart, FL's waiver from paying dues for 12 months--an $8,800 value--for the first 10 purchasers of property at the community after Oct. 1. A new purchaser will also have the option of paying the membership equity fee over time with no interest. Send me more info.....
> Willoughby Golf Club, Stuart, FL’s price reduction to $345,000 from $399,000 on a 3BR/3-BA home that features a spacious living room which opens onto a large covered lanai. Also included is a built-in entertainment center and swimming pool. Send me more info….
> Forest Dunes, Roscommon, MI’s Couples Package comes wrapped up with champagne, candles and chocolates. Stay one or two nights in a well-appointed luxury home complete with concierge service. Enjoy unlimited access to cross country ski and snowshoe trails. Rates, per couple, range from $149 to $169 for one night and from $199 to $219 for two nights. Send me more info....
> Sailfish Point, Stuart, FL's 3-day/2-night Yacht & Play puts your yacht in the community marina and you on the community's Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Acquaint yourself with this amenity rich, island community and enjoy lunches, dinners, use of amenities, real estate tour and more. $699/couple plus tax. Send me more info....
> Indian River Colony Club, Melbourne FL’s limited-time Golf Getaway Package includes 2 nights in a nearby hotel, community tour, a round of golf on Indian River’s championship course and dinner at private At Ease Club. Price for 3 days/2 nights only $99. Send me more info…
> Casa Del Lago, Dominican Republic's Christmas Stay' n Play includes 2 nights lodging at Casa Del Lago, 2 rounds of golf, plus a Day Pass at the Costa Caribe beach hotel and casino. Send me more info...
> Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, FL’s special pricing on its Stay & Play visitation-vacations in the warm Florida air means luxurious accommodations in three-bedroom, two- bath club villas, which overlook the 18th green of the golf course and the spectacular 32,000-square-foot clubhouse. Send me more info…
> Savannah Quarters, Savannah GA’s Visitation Package is available exclusively for subscribers to the GolfCourseHome newsletter, for just $99, discounted from the original rate of $199. Take advantage of this 3-day/2-night Discovery Getaway, which includes a community tour and lodging in Historic Savannah. Send me more info...
> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenville SC’s Discover Real Estate guest packages start at $145, including up to $200 in club credits. Stay in Village Guest House and get two rounds of golf, half-day boat rental, lunch at The Market, dinner at the Orchard House and golf pro shop merchandise. Send me more info...
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA’s Ultimate Golf vacation features accommodations in your choice of luxury cottages or condos. Comes with breakfast buffet daily, one round of golf per night access to practice areas and a dozen TaylorMade golf balls. Cost per person is $249. Send me more info…
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA’s Cottage Getaway, valid thru Dec. 31, starts at $330 per night. Stay in a cottage on Lake Oconee or other luxury lodgings. Enjoy daily breakfast at the Plantation Grille, and dining in several different venues. Daily housekeeping included. Send me more info …
> Ballyhack Golf Club, Roanoke, VA's Stay & Play at Ballyhack special. Package includes an overnight stay in one of the club’s well-appointed golf course cottages, with two days of unlimited golf, dinner and a membership information package. Up to 4 people in a group permitted. Package price: $399/pp. Send me more info....
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake, NC’s Vacation Inspection Program lets visitors tour the community and play its Davis Love III-designed golf course. Priced from just $94 per night, package includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast, property tour and golf for two. Send me more info...
> Brunswick Forest, Leland, NC’s 3-day/2-night $179 Getaway Packages include luxury accommodations for two, golf at Cape Fear National, privileges at the community’s 18,000-sf Fitness and Wellness Center and FallFest food and fun events. Tour the community to see limited-time incentives for homesites beginning at $75,000. Send me more info…
> Indian River Colony Club, Viera, FL's Getaway Package for 3 days/2 nights, just $99, includes a round of golf for two and dinner at the community’s private At Ease Club. Tour will be hosted by an Indian River Colony Club resident. Send me more info....
> The Links at Gettysburg, Mt. Joy Township, PA’s reduced green fees to its winter rate early. Monday through Thursday rate is $40, or play on weekends until noon for $47 and after 12 p.m. for $40. The popular 4-for-the-price-of- 3 coupon remains available. Send me more info...
=> Savannah Quarters, Savannah
Golf by Greg Norman, minutes from Savannah, swim and fitness center, home from the $140,000s
=> Rock Barn Golf & Spa, Conover
36 holes of golf, spa, fitness center, aquatics, equestrian center, homes from $399,000
=> Willowbend Country Club, Mashpee
27-hole golf course, world-class tennis, pool, fitness, spa, gourmet dining, villa condos from $275,000
=> The Villages at Brookside, Bourne
Championship golf, clubhouse and grille, Cape beaches, “green” construction homes from $345,000
=> The Residences at Black Rock, Hingham
Master-planned community with private golf, grand clubhouse, homes from $950,000
=> Forest Dunes Country Club, Roscommon
Lodge-style clubhouse, Tom Weiskopf Signature golf course, fishing, homes from $259,000
=> Solivita. Poinciana
55+ community, 36 holes, two clubhouses, fitness, aquatics, homes from the mid-$100,000s
RECENTLY ADDED TO WATERVIEWHOME.NET
=> River Dunes, Oriental
State-of-the-art marina complex, guest cottages, Harbor Club, trails, walking/jogging paths, homes from the $600,000s
=> Bellalago, Kissimmee
Atlantic access through 22,700-acre Lake Toho, two vast clubhouses, homes from the $100,000s
=> Indian River Colony Club, Viera
Championship golf, 55-plus, security, lakeside and fairway homes from the low-$100,000s
Branson Creek, Hollister, Missouri
Isleworth, Windermere, Florida
Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Georgia
Horn Rapids, Richland, Washington
* Moss Creek, SC
* Watersong, FL
* Tesoro, FL
* River Landing, NC
* Farm Neck Golf Club, MA
* Terravita, AZ