NEW COMMUNITIES Newsletter
Vol. 12, No. 580 Jan 21, 2011 Circ. 28,671
* Grand Haven, Victoria Park, FL Join GolfCourseHome
* Deals and Specials of the Week
* Community Special Events
* Best Real Estate Deals by State of 2011
* Florida Real Estate Deals
* Best Stay 'n Play Deals By State of 2011
* Recently Added to GolfCourseHome & WaterviewHome
* This Month's Spotlighted Communities
* New Communities Coming Online Soon!
* Upcoming GCH Network Events
* Watch for our next issue, coming Tuesday, January 25th!
Good Morning! We are pleased to announce the addition of Victoria Park, a new golf community by Kolter Land Partners, and Grand Haven, also a Florida luxury community, to the GolfCourseHome Network. Just 30 miles from downtown Orlando and 20 minutes from excellent beaches, Victoria Park is home to a Ron Garl-designed championship golf course.
At Grand Haven, you can experience Palm Coast living and a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course while living on the Intracoastal Waterway just five minutes from the Atlantic and coastal beaches. Also, see new deals and community news below.
NEW THIS WEEK ON GOLFCOURSEHOME.NET!
=> Moss Creek, Hilton Head Island
Private, 1,000-acre community, 36 Tom Fazio holes, tennis, clubhouse, homes from $182,900.
> Casa del Lago, Dominican Republic welcomes Dominican Carnival, one of the most most joyous celebrations held in the Dominican Republic. It takes place every Sunday in February and early March. Share the excitement at Casa del Lago with a Carnival Stay'n Play booking. It includes two nights’ accommodation at Casa Del Lago and two rounds of golf on the lush Gary Player championship Guavaberry Golf Course. Click here for more information about Casa del Lago!
> Champion Hills, Hendersonville NC a private member-owned club and debt-free community, announces a limited--just 14 available--Preview Membership offer which will save prospective members $25,000 on the initiation fee and let them to experience the club and community for six months before becoming a full member. Lock in a reduced initiation of $45,000 (normal fee is $70,000). Preview Members have six months to pay the initiation and enjoy additional savings on dues. Click here for more information about Champion Hills!
> Solivita, Poinciana FL will host the bestselling author Chris Crowley, co-author of and spokesperson for Younger Next Year, who will make a detailed presentation on this new approach to better living and longevity. The theme will be adjusting your lifestyle to turn back the clock and live decades longer. Crowley will be present his thoughts on Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Event is open to Solivita residents only. Click here for more information about Solivita!
> Wild Wing Plantation, Conway SC and Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head SC have taken on new ownership under a recent joint venture agreement that brings 15 coastal Carolina residential and commercial properties under a new corporate flag. In the Hilton Head area, the joint ventures’ assets include Hilton Head Lakes, a ,2700-acre master-planned development. In the Myrtle Beach area, they include Wild Wing Plantation, a 1,000-acre development with a 27-hole golf course community Click here for more information about Wild Wing Plantation! Click here for more information about Hilton Head Lakes!
BEST DEALS OF 2011
> Blackstone at Vistancia, AZ ’s new luxury homes are complete and ready for move-in from these approved builders: K. Hovnanian Homes, TW Lewis and Cachet, each of which is offering great incentives and excellent pricing. TW Lewis is featuring a 4 BD/4.5 BA, 3,530-sf, golf course home for $592,911. Send me more info…
> Owen Glen, Blairsville, GA's $30,000 in designer furnishings and accessories that are included when you purchase their handsome 3BR/3 BA, recently completed, home on one acre at 602 Owen Vista Drive for $299,900. Features include eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, hardwood floors, stacked-stone fireplace, garden tub, double vanities and much more. Send me more info....
> Heritage Shores, Bridgeville, DE Come to this weekend’s Open House (Jan. 21-22) during which a golf membership and play on the 55+ community’s Arthur Hills golf course will be included with home purchase. You’ll view two new homes from Providence Homes, enjoy light refreshments and receive a special coupon to use in the clubhouse at Passwater’s Restaurant. Featured homes are the maintenance-free Kincaid (starting at $234,990 and the Quincy (starting at $309,990). Request more info...
> Teton Springs, Victor ID’s deals on distressed custom homes are starting at $699,000 and up (down from $1.2 million) and on homesites are starting at $90,000 (down from $225,000). Buyers also havel the opportunity to get into a condominium at Teton Springs for as low as $150,000 (down from $575,000 to 750,000). Send me more info…
> Teton Springs, Victor ID’s Palisades Condominiums, now at the value price of $150,000, allow you to step right out your condo front door and onto 15 kilometers of groomed Nordic trails which connect to an extended trail system within Teton Valley. Send me more info…
> Teton Springs, Victor ID’s latest alert to buyers highlights a 4 BR-4BA 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…
> 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 a Murder Rock G.C.membership included, plus Branson Creek course discounts. Send me more info…
> Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA’s inventory of homes and lots now feature attractive price reductions. Along with prices that start as low as $89,900, buyers can also get help locating financing, with 0 points and as little as 10% down. Closing costs can often be worked into an offer. View a newer home at $129,000 with double lot, or for $110,500 a log home on a quiet road near the marina and Lakeview Lodge. Send me more info…
> Dataw Island, SC ’s limited time Club Memberships available to those buying property on Dataw Island: Golf memberships, $17,000, and Island Social memberships, $12,000—offer good through May 31, 2011. Plus, all new members will receive monthly credits for up to two years. Send me more info…
> 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…
> 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...
> 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...
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Palm City FL’s new-year incentive allows you to be one of the first 10 new buyers and receive 12 months free dues from date of closing! Offer good on closings through Sept. 30, 2011. Clubhouse dues for season 2011 will be waived. Sample home is a Cordova Collection 3-bedroom, 3-bath with private cul-de-sac location in immaculate move-in condition, asking $319,000. Send me more info...
> PGA Village Verano, FL’s savings opportunity on a lakeside home with private pool is available for immediate move-in. Priced at just $294,900, this 2-BR/2-BA residence on building lot 29 is a Bellano floorplan home with a 2-car garage, a den and a great room, measuring a total of 2,726 s.f. 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....
> 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, 2010. 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….
> 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 is only $99. 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…
> 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…
> 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…
> 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...
> Teton Springs, Victor ID’s Lodge and Lift package features accommodations in a deluxe Lodge Room, daily Deluxe Continental Breakfast and a one-day lift ticket at Grand Targhee Resort. There is no minimum stay required and upgrades are available. Pricing is from $135 per person per night, based on double occupancy. Send me more info…
> Forest Dunes Golf Club, Roscommon MI’s Buddy Membership lets you and a friend join for a year and pay half golf dues. Each of the Buddies and their families enjoy a full season with all rights and privileges at half the standard cost. Privileges include kids under 15 play free, access to the clubhouse, fitness room, spa, bag storage, locker rooms, member events. Send me more info...
> Forest Dunes Golf Club, Roscommon MI’s Stay and Ski Package puts you in a well-appointed luxury home with unlimited access to cross country ski and snowshoe trails while you enjoy the club’s noted concierge service. Mon-Wed is $109/1 night, $159 for two. Thur-Sun is $139/1 night, $199 for two. Ski rental available. Send me more info…
> Forest Dunes Golf Club, 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....
> 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...
> Cummings Cove Golf & Country Club, Hendersonville, NC’s Autumn Golf Special in time for prime foliage viewing. Four can play for the price of three and enjoy 50-mile Blue Ridge Mountain views with fall colors in the higher elevations. 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…
> The Links at Gettysburg, Mt.Joy Township, PA’s golf outing special gives you up to four rounds of golf at no charge depending on the size of your outing. Winter Rates are in effect: Monday thru Thursday, $40, and weekends til noon, $47; after 12 is $40. Call Rick Klein at 717-359-8000 ext. 28. 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...
> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenville SC’s Legacy Membership now allows Members to extend their membership privileges beyond their spouses and minor children to include their parents, adult children, and grandchildren. Send me more info…
> Wyboo Plantation, Manning SC’s special package deal on lodging and golf at its 18-hole championship course is priced at just $29 per person. Stay overnight and play 18 holes, cart rental 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....
=> Victoria Park, Deland
Victoria Park is a new community designed for families of all ages, featuring parks, trails and many amenities for active living. The community is convenient to Orlando and an easy ride to great beaches. Its Ron Garl-designed championship course is ranked among Florida's '50 Best Golf Courses.'
Tucked in the historic, college town of DeLand, Victoria Park is near the theme parks of Orlando, major shopping and retail centers. DeLand also provides world-class educational, cultural, dining and entertainment venues.
The community’s beautiful 18-hole, par-72 course was designed by Ron Garl to take advantage of the area's natural rolling hills and foliage. Boasting an 80-foot elevation change, Victoria Hills is framed by burly oaks and tall pines, with sandy waste areas and pristine lakes in play.
The Heart of It All: Lake Victoria is the perfect place for an afternoon picnic or an evening stroll, complete with playground, BBQ grills, gazebo, amphitheater and picturesque gardens.
Real Estate: Victoria Park, FL
Victoria Gardens: Gated, single-family homes from the $140,000s to $300,000+
Victoria Hills: Golf course neighborhood, single-family homes from the $200,000s to $600,000+
Victoria Commons: Single-family homes and townhomes from the $150,000s.
=> Grand Haven, Palm Coast
Grand Haven is a gated, master-planned community along Florida's scenic Intracoastal Waterway between historic St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. It spreads wide with more than 1,350 acres for homes and amenities, all adjacent to a 4,000-acre nature preserve.
The centerpiece of the property is the spectacular Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. A par-72 course designed around the area’s lush natural wetland, it features three breathtaking holes running along the Intracoastal Waterway.
Combining natural beauty with the convenience of nearby amenities, Wild Oak Estates is Grand Haven’s last opportunity for large homesites. Offering views of majestic oaks, preserve and lakes, this is an opportunity you won't want to miss.
Nicklaus Golf & Waterfront Living: In addition to being world-class, waterfront community with a Nicklaus signature golf course, Grand Haven features a luxurious country club, bustling Village Center, Creekside Athletic Club, spacious homesites and distinctive homes by award-winning builders.
Real Estate: Grand Haven, FL
Homesites available from the mid-$40,000s
Homes available from the $160,000s to over $1 million
Custom built homes available from our Grand Haven Builders
Condominiums from the $180,000s
Patio villas from the $160,000s
=> Moss Creek, Hilton Head Island
Private, 1,000-acre community, 36 Tom Fazio holes, tennis, clubhouse, homes from $182,900.
=> River Landing, Wallace
Private community, historic Wilmington, 36 holes, swim/tennis center, homesites from $70,000
Tesoro, Port St. Lucie
Treasure Coast, 1,400-acre community, 36 holes of golf, 100,000-s.f. clubhouse, homes from $450,000
=> 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
- Jupiter Country Club, Jupiter, Florida
- PGA Village Verano, Port St. Lucie, Florida
- Indian River Colony Club, Viera, Florida
- GlenLakes, Weeki Wachee, Florida
- The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenville, South Carolina
- Carolina Colours, New Bern, North Carolina
* Farm Neck Golf Club, MA
* Watersong, FL
* Kiawah Island, SC
* Old Plam CC, FL
GolfCourseHome VideoFest at the Boston Golf Expo
Location: Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, Mass
Dates: March 4, 5 & 6, 2011
Come see golf and waterfront videos at the GolfCourseHome screening room at the first-ever 'GolfCourseHome VideoFest,' pick up community information and request community brochures. Publisher David Lott will be on hand to answer your questions about today's real estate market.