NEW COMMUNITIES Newsletter
Vol. 12, No. 576 Jan 7, 2011 Circ. 28,675
* Deals and Specials of the Week
* Special Community 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!
* Watch for our next issue, coming Tuesday, January 11th!
Good Morning! Winter play means special deals. See below for some good opportunities. Meanwhile, the 2010 GCH Index of most-read articles continues to be the top dog in page views and visitors for the second week in a row.
> Teton Springs, Victor ID alerts skiers and nature lovers to its Palisades Condominiums, now at the value price of just $150,000. These fine residences 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. Trails take you past beautiful forest cabins, lodge homes, and the resort’s many warm springs. Click here for more information about Teton Springs!
> Wyboo Plantation, Manning SC has a special package deal on lodging and golf at its 18-hole championship course, a Tom Jackson design that’s a fixture on all the state rankings. For just $29 per person, stay overnight and play 18 holes, cart rental included. Wyboo Plantation is situated on over 2 miles of waterfront property along Lake Marion and features over 50 acres of interior waterways. Click here for more information about Wyboo Plantation!
> The Links at Gettysburg, PA is extending a special incentive to golf group leaders and organizers if they bring their outings and tournaments to The Links. Receive up to 4 free rounds of golf depending on the size of the outing you bring in. Sample the fine quality of the golf facility by taking advantage of $40 Winter Rates posted for Monday thru Thursday. Click here for more information about The Links at Gettysburg!
> Carolina Country Club, SC kicks off its Saturday Shotgun Series, with play to begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday through the winter. Regular tee times may be scheduled after 2:30 p.m. for Saturday play. Special Note: The Grille will be open for breakfast every Saturday morning for golfers. Also, remember the club Junior Golf Clinics on Sundays at 1 p.m. Click here for more information about Carolina Country Club!
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC is pleased to announce that Lyle Construction, the builder of Hampton Lake’s Private Residence Club Homes, The Sanctuary at Hampton Lake, was awarded three LightHouse Awards during the 11th Annual LightHouse Award Gala. The company won Best Overall, Best Bathroom and Best Kitchen in its category for construction quality. Click here for more information about Hampton Lake!
> Boca Woods Country Club, Boca Raton, FL has added two new golf course managers to the staff of Course Superintendent Timothy Riser. A.J. Horr brings previous experience at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. Jay Northridge comes from Boca Resort's West Course. Boca Woods club members look forward to improved playing conditions as their $5.5 million course renovation continues. Click here for more information about Boca Woods Country Club!
BEST DEALS OF 2011
> Blackstone at Vistancia, AZ’s incentives on the two remaining Cachet Homes, featuring 4 BRS/4.5 BAs, starting at $549,900. You'll a get a newly constructed home, builder warranty, new bank-approved pricing, estate-sized lot and an immediate response to your offer. 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....
> 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...
> 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 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...
> 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....
=> 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
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=> 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
* Tesoro, FL - Coming Tuesday, January 11th!
* River Landing, NC - Coming next Friday January 18th
* Farm Neck Golf Club, MA
* Grand Haven, FL
* Victoria Park, FL
* Moss Creek, SC
* Watersong, FL
UPCOMING GCH NETWORK EVENTS
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.