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NEW COMMUNITIES Newsletter
Vol. 13, No. 660 November 1, 2011 Circ. 27,665
Old Palm Golf Club, FL: Warm weather and hot sales.
* Today's New Real Estate Deals & Travel Specials
* Golf Community Special Events & News
* Florida Real Estate Deals
* Best Real Estate Deals of 2011- by State
* Best Stay 'n Play Deals of 2011 - by State
* Top 10 Most Visited Communities in October
* Recently Added to GolfCourseHome & WaterviewHome
* This Month's Spotlighted Communities
* Watch for our next issue, coming Friday, November 4th
Good Morning! More positive signs that the real estate market is moving in the right direction: No. 1. Daniel Island Real Estate, SC, has sold 22 properties worth $17.2 million since Sept. 1 (single-family home sales on Daniel Island are up 13% for the year),
No. 2. Old Palm Golf Club, FL, the luxury private community located in Palm Beach Gardens, is having its best year since it opened in 2004, with 27 sales transactions in 2011 totaling $60 million. And,
No. 3. Carolina Colours, New Bern, NC, had a solid September with 4 homes sold. The affordable lakeside community celebrated the sales results at its fifth annual member-appreciation weekend. For more community news, travel and real estate deals and more, see below!
>> Real Estate Deals
> Cooper’s Point, Shellman Bluff GA presents golf condominiums in the Hammocks at Sapelo neighborhood that are “wholesale-priced” at under $100,000. Live 35 minutes south of Savannah in a 2BR, 2-BA space with granite counters, hardwood floors and high ceilings—these are all new units, never lived in. Maintenance is minimal and fees are low—some buyers go in with a partner or family member and share the vacation benefits or rent out the unit full time. Send me more information about Cooper’s Point!
> The Bridges at Preston Crossings, Gunter TX wants you to imagine your dream home on a custom homesite. The range of homesite sizes, locations, and view orientations at The Bridges is unusually diverse. There are limited-time special offers on select homesites—for example Lot No. 83, measuring .35 acres, is listed for just $49,000. It’s a very private cul-de-sac homesite backing up to trees. Special Offer—$10,000 in credit, your choice what it goes to. Also, there is a bonus lifestyle package for the first three lot buyers who request it. Send me more information about The Bridges at Preston Crossings!
> Hampton Hall, Bluffton SC has a featured home at 19 Weymouth Circle, now listed at just $346,500. This 3BR/2-BA residence sits on a manicured, park-like setting of .38 acres. Foyer entry leads to formal
dining room/great room, with built-in bookshelves/entertainment center. The kitchen is accented with granite counters and a breakfast bar, travertine backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The master suite has a dual granite vanity. Landscape includes flagstone and crushed granite pathways. Send me more information about Hampton Hall! Note: This home was incorrectly identified as being at Hampton Lake last issue; we regret the error.
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>> Travel Getaways & Stay 'n Play
> Kiawah Island, SC presents its Villa Golf Packages, with private-villa lodging that gives you a fully-equipped kitchen, dining room and relaxing living room to enjoy. With that comes one round of golf per day (Note: a surcharge applies for rounds on the Ocean Course. Through Nov. 27, this package is priced from $179 midweek per person, per night or from $195 weekends per person, per night. Send me more information about Kiawah Island!
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake NC is holding a Realtor Open House on Wed., Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., showing single-family homes in the community’s Carriage Hill section. Agents can view this new neighborhood and find a client’s ideal home. Catered barbeque lunch and a drawing for over $2,000 in prizes are part of the event. Send me more information about Anderson Creek Club!
> Frenchman’s Creek, Palm Beach Gardens FL has a busy November calendar of events for the enjoyment of members and guests. This Thursday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m., there will be a wine tasting in the living room of the main clubhouse. Coming up on Sun., Nov. 17 it's Barbeque and Movie night, also in the main clubhouse, with a screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Send me more information about Frenchman’s Creek!
> Old Palm Golf Club, Palm Beach Gardens, FL released a transaction report through the third quarter showing that the community is experiencing the most successful real-estate sales year since it opened in 2004. Transaction total so far in 2011 is 27, including new-construction homes and resales, with a dollar value of $60 million. Currently there are four builders, new to Old Palm, breaking ground for construction of model homes. Send me more information about Old Palm Golf Club!
TOP 10 MOST VISITED COMMUNITIES IN OCTOBER
1. Harbour Ridge Yacht & C.C, Stuart, FL - Up from No. 3
2. Sea Pines Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC
3. Cobble Creek, Montrose, CO
4. River Strand, Bradenton, FL - Up from No. 11
5. Heritage Bay Golf & Country Club, Naples, FL - Up from No. 6
6. PGA Village, Port St. Lucie, FL - Up from No. 8
7. Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC - New to the Top 10
8. Dominion Valley Country Club, Haymarket, VA, - New to the Top 10
9. Victoria Park, Deland, FL - Up from No. 12
10. Rio Grande Club, South Fork, CO
The Next 5 Most Visited Communities
11. GlenLakes, Weeki Wachee, FL - Up from No. 13
12. The Landings, Skidaway Island, GA
13. Reynolds Plantation, GA - Up from No. 15
14. The Cliffs at Glassy, Greenvile, SC - New to the Top 15
15. Quail Ridge Country Club, Boynton Beach, FL - New to the Top 15
Rising home prices, job gains and improvement in median incomes will drive the healthiest markets over the next year and a half, says Builder.com. These healthy markets will have positive implications for many golf and waterview communities. To see the Top 20 Healthiest Markets in 2012 and the golf and waterview communities that may be positively affected, click here.
> Blackstone, Peoria AZ announces reduced prices on select homes and lots, including a former Villa Model now only $359,000. It features 2,191 square feet and includes two bedrooms, 2.5 baths, plus den, three fireplaces, and a combination spa and pool. Blackstone also features a half-acre golf course homesite that originally sold for $475,000 but is now available for just $179,000. Send me more info...
> Terravita, Scottsdale AZ's array of special incentives for new memberships—covering the next 10 full golf memberships taken out. New members paying in full get $650 per month credit for the first 12 months—a savings of $7,800. New members selecting the phased initiation fee get $250/month in credits, which is a savings of $3,000. Members may use their personal golf carts. Send me more info...
> River Oaks, Sherman, CT, an established golf community in Connecticut’s quiet hills, is now including golf membership to its championship course and club with homesite purchase. This is a major savings for golf lovers looking to build their dream home overlooking the Appalachian Trail or the Berkshire foothills. River Oaks is also just a short commute to New York City or Hartford. Send me more information about River Oaks!
> Heritage Shores, Bridgeville, DE and its featured builder, Providence Homes, invite you to view the superior design of the Lewis model home. This low-maintenance model is a 3BR, 2-BA residence with a 2-car garage and desirable finishes like granite countertops, solid maple cabinetry and a cozy gas fireplace with marble surround. With a championship Arthur Hills-designed golf course as just one highlight of the Heritage Shores amenity package, you can acquire a Lewis model home now for only $237,500, plus you receive a closing-cost credit of $15,000. Act now--it's your last chance to move into Heritage Shores in 2011. Send me more information about Heritage Shores!
> Heritage Shores, Bridgeville, DE has a Stanwyck model home now under construction and available for viewing. The Stanwyck is a popular design and with no current model on-property. Floor plan of the Stanwyck is spacious with a great flow. It includes a guest bedroom, full guest bath, living room, dining room, walk-through kitchen and an Owner's suite with large coffered-ceiling bedroom. Suite also has double walk-in closets, his-and-her bathroom sinks and roman tub. Send me more info!
> Cooper’s Point, Shellman Bluff GA has a unique homesite promotion for October—Two Lots for $34,900. The lots selected for this incentive program will be minimum of a half-acre in size. They have underground water, telephone, cable and power hook ups. All lots will come with the complete amenity package for $395 a year that includes deep water dock rights, boat and RV storage, two clubhouses, fresh and saltwater fishing parks, two pools, with no time limit to build. If you’ve got a sibling, friend or associate to go on in this with, it’s an extremely rare value. Send me more info!
> Savannah Quarters, Savannah GA reminds home buyers that its golf amenity is managed by Troon Golf, an affiliation that provides any Savannah Quarters Country Club member an array of benefits through the Troon Golf network of upscale clubs under management. Check out programs such as Troon Advantage and Troon Privé. Golf members are able to play more than 60 Troon courses worldwide with preferred rates and tee times. In recognition of its own 10th Anniversary, Savannah Quarters Country Club is now offering membership initiations as low as $200. Send me more info!
> Cooper’s Point, Shellman Bluff GA is talking about a new buying trend at the community known as Split It 50-50. As the name suggests, it works like this: You pay $69,900 and a friend, family member or colleague pays $69,900. Together you own a 1,700-square-foot luxury golf condo on a half-acre lot with no time limit to build. When you visit, enjoy a deep-water community dock minutes from the Atlantic, two community pools, boat and RV Storage, a gated, secured entrance, two community clubhouses, a championship golf course and more. Carrying costs (to be split two ways) consist of $395 a year for POA dues, $170 a month in condo association dues plus $1,536 a year in taxes. Enjoy it or rent it, as you please. Send me more info!
> Owen Glen, Blairsville GA has a 3-day/2-night Discovery Tour that makes it easy to visit the North Georgia Mountains and explore Owen Glen. Depending on your preference, you can enjoy golf for two at Old Union at Owen Glen, a Crane Creek Vineyards wine tasting, or a guided trail ride at Trackrock Riding Stables. Breakfast for two, dinner for two, a Welcome Basket of wine and cheese and your personal tour of Owen Glen are included. The Discovery Tour, including accommodations for two nights in charming Blairsville, is just $149 per couple (a value of over $525). Send me more info!
> Farm Neck Golf Club, Martha’s Vineyard MA has a very limited number of beautiful island residences available with highly valuable Farm Neck equity golf membership included with home purchase. With an estimated worth above $250,000, your Farm Neck equity membership helps to offset the $2.5 million purchase price of an available new-construction home in the Oak Bluffs section listed through Karen Overtoom agency. Send me more info...
> The Villages at Brookside, Bourne MA’s newest neighborhood, The Links, has a collection of highly attractive 2-BR townhomes with sweeping golf views and detached garages. Many end units are available. Prices range from $445,000 to $460,000. Send me more info...
> Forest Dunes Golf Club, Roscommon MI has responded to a recent marketing study by revamping its pricing so as to create outstanding values on real estate purchases. Currently the community’s home listings include a selection of homes priced at discounts of 40%, or your choice of homesites at discounts of 50%. These are home prices not seen at Forest Dunes before, including lakefront and golf properties. Inquire about a visit using the current Discovery Package. Send me more info...
> The Communities at Branson Creek, Branson MO features 6,500 acres offering the best views of the Ozarks. Standout real estate values on single-family homes in the Fieldstone Bluffs neighborhood, with 6 floor plans available from the low $200,000s with walk-out basements and three-car garage options. Also just announced is the new Fieldstone Pines Townhomes starting at just $139,900. Residents enjoy over 15 miles of hiking, walking and biking trails, two award-winning golf courses and just minutes from shopping, three lakes and over 100 shows in Branson, Missouri. Send me more info!
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake NC is featuring a new-construction Norton Cottage, designed with an open floor plan and a cathedral ceiling in the living room. It’s a 3BR, 2-BA residence listed for just $299,900, plus a $5,000 buyer incentive for closing before Nov. 15. This home has granite kitchen countertops, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, a screen porch and a large family room upstairs with wet bar. Send me more information about Anderson Creek Club!
> Chapel Ridge, Pittsboro NC spotlights a rare value on a large and well-located homesite that’s ideal for buyers seeking affordability and plenty of home-placement options. Homesite No. 759 at Chapel Ridge, now just $39,900, is 1.2 acres of gently sloping woodland that enjoys 300 feet of road frontage, giving the buyer unmatched driveway and house placement flexibility. Send me more info!
> Treasure Lake, Dubois PA’s spring sale on four premium homesites includes low tax rates and prices starting at only $10,000. All buyer closing costs including property surveys are covered by the seller. Great locations include a year-round lakeview lot for building. Choose your own builder. Send me more info…
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC has a featured home at 19 Weymouth Circle, now listed at just $346,500. This 3BR, 2-BA residence sits on a manicured, park-like setting of .38 acres. Foyer entry leads to formal dining and great room combination, with built-in bookshelves/entertainment center. The kitchen is accented with granite counters and a breakfast bar, travertine backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Its master suite has a dual granite vanity, garden tub and travertine shower. Landscape includes flagstone and crushed granite pathways. Send me more information about Hampton Lake!
> Daniel Island, Charleston, SC presents Pier View, a downtown condominium neighborhood with value prices from the high $100,000s to the low $500,000s. Situated along the marshes of the Wando River, Pier View combines the serenity of island living with all the conveniences of Daniel Island’s downtown. The spacious one- to three-bedroom units range from 884 to 2,291 square feet. Floor plans feature large master suites. Amenities include a swimming pool, outdoor grilling area, landscaped courtyard, private parking garage and storage units. Send me more information about Daniel Island!
> Colleton River Plantation, Bluffton, SC is listing a half-acre lot with golf and lagoon views for the unusually low price of just $7,500. The homesite is at 13 Bayley Road in this prestigious, 36-hole private community. Current owner is hoping to close by end of this calendar year. Send me more information about Colleton River Plantation!
> Hilton Head Lakes, SC presents a limited number of 2012 multiple-round memberships, which offer from 10 to 40 rounds at a low, discounted cost and provide access to the club on an anytime basis. Multi-round memberships, which include green fee and cart, can be purchased now to use on Jan. 1, 2012. 10-round package: $285, a savings of $87. Up at the 40-round package, you pay $1,063, for a savings of $425. Or buy a Practice Facility deal for $300. It’s valid for 6 months and allows unlimited use of the Par 3 short course and unlimited range balls. Send me more information about Hilton Head Lakes!
> Lake Ridge at Joe Pool Lake, TX points prospective buyers to its Homesite No. 1460, priced now at just $29,900. It’s a large lot shaded by towering hardwood trees with a quiet creek in the backyard. Buyer will enjoy rolling hills and a golf course lifestyle close to the urban sophistication of Dallas. Send me more info...> The Bridges at Preston Crossings, Gunter TX's great homesite with views of the elevated green at the club’s par-3 No. 2 hole. Currently priced at $95,000, it is discounted nearly 10% from its original listing at $105,000. The homesite (#166) is also close to the clubhouse. Send me more info!
> Kingsmill on the James, Williamsburg VA spotlights a condominium in foreclosure that is assessed at $260,600 but listed for only $198,000. This is an open, bright, 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home features first-floor and second-floor master suites. Finished square footage is a spacious 1,974. Send me more info...
> Horn Rapids, Richland WA has a brand-new ranch-style single-family home listed at only $367,900. All the amenities of the 835-acre Horn Rapids community, including Yakima Mountain views, a Keith Foster-designed championship course and 100 acres of parks, greenbelts, playgrounds and trails, are right outside the door of this three-bedroom, 2.5-bath Cedarville design home. The owner’s retreat and two additional bedrooms each come with ample closet space. A large, open-plan great room combines with the spacious kitchen and sunny dining room to create an ideal atmosphere. Curb appeal is enhanced by a covered porch and huge covered back patio. Send me more info!
> Horn Rapids, Richland WA’s new neighborhood, Eagle Ridge, has two exclusive builders and a one- of-a-kind view. Starting price of $350,000 includes homesite and home (2,400 SF custom ramblers). Views are all territorial (mountains, river, farmland, etc.). Send me more info…
> Sunset Dunes, PEI, Canada, a year-round waterfront haven, is holding approvals for its final phase, which represents the last 20 lots within the development for sale. Over 50 percent of the lots in the early phases are already sold. All the oceanfront lots in Phase one have sold--and there are only 5 oceanfront lots still available in Phases 2 and 3. Additionally, there are a number of riverfront and waterview lots. Waterfront lots start at $89,900 and waterview lots starting at $41,900 with 12 months interest-free financing. Send me more information about Sunset Dunes!
> PGA Village, Port St. Lucie FL features a luxury residence listed at just $298,000, right on the community’s golf course in the Muirfield neighborhood. This 3BR, 2.5-BA home is designed with an open floor plan, a kitchen that opens to great room and has adjacent formal dining for entertaining. Master suite has twin closets and a grand master bath. Two additional bedrooms provide accommodations for friends and family to enjoy the PGA Village lifestyle. Send me more information about PGA Village!
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Stuart FL and its exclusive broker HR Properties feature a home at 12771 Mariner Court In Mariner Village for the reduced price of just $499,000. Sited within walking distance of the clubhouse, the home is renovated to perfection, with new wood floors, new carpet in bedrooms, new office, all-new kitchen and appliances, a built-in entertainment center in family room, crown molding, new roof, new Jacuzzi in the pool and a newly installed summer kitchen with tasteful landscape lighting. Send me more information about Harbour Ridge!
> GlenLakes, Weeki Wachee FL will waive the golf initiation fee of $9,800 for any buyer of an Addison Spec Home, Model Home, GlenLakes Realty-listed resale home. Fee is also waived if you purchase a lot and build a new home. This promotion is exclusive and home purchase must be made through Glen Lakes. Buyers of all other resale homes must pay the standard $9,800 golf initiation fee. Send me more info!
> Grand Haven, Palm Coast FL is featuring a homesite in its Wild Oaks neighborhood with a special purchase incentive. The buyer of this homesite at 34 Scarlet Oak Circle will receive an associate golf membership valued at $5,000 to the Club at Grand Haven. List price is $119,000 for the property, which measures 102 by 174 feet and is cleared and ready to build on. Club amenities include include: golf, tennis, walking trails, croquet, two fitness centers and much more. Send me more info!
> Sun City Vistoso, Oro Valley, AZ presents a golf value at its on-property, award-winning The Ledges Golf Club. “No Tricks, Just Treats” is the theme of this deal, good through Nov. 4. Play golf after 10 a.m. at The Views and receive a $10 voucher towards your next paid round of golf. Send me more information about Sun City Vistoso!
> Sun City Vistoso, Oro Valley AZ is running a Try & Buy offer on the unlimited Golf Pass program at its award-winning The Views Golf Club. Come out, play some golf, and apply up to three of your previously paid green fees toward your pass. Golf Pass holders get unlimited golf (with up to a 7-day advance reservation privilege), unlimited range balls, no private-cart trail fee and discounts of up to 30 percent on golf shop merchandise. When you bring a guest, the fee is $40 in winter, $20 in summer. Offer good through end of 2011. Send me more information about Sun City Vistoso!
> Heritage Shores, Bridgeville, DE has attractive October Promotions for golfers. Get out on the community’s championship course any Monday through Thursday and Play All Day for $64. One green fee payment gets you as many rounds as you like. In the golf shop, take advantage of the Halloween Sale: Choose a pumpkin to reveal savings of up to 100 percent off your selected items. Sale runs Oct. 24-31. The shop also has Merchandise Rewards gift cards. Be entered to win a $200 card with the purchase of $50 or more in Golf Shop merchandise. Send me more information about Heritage Shores!
> Mariner Sands, Stuart, FL invites you to try its Stay and Play Program and visit the community for 3-days/2-nights of unlimited golf for two on the club's two championship golf courses and practice facilities and play tennis and dine at the Mariner Sands Country Club. Stay in spacious accommodations with 2-BR with den and 2-BA overlooking the golf course. Your stay includes use of a golf cart, plus two dinners and three lunches. Cost is $399 per couple. Click here for more information about Mariner Sands!
> Indian River Colony Club, Melbourne FL has a Getaway Package that gives you 3 days/2 night’s enjoyment for only $99. For a limited time, try a community visit with two nights in a nearby hotel, a tour of the community, a round of golf on our 18- hole, par-72 golf course, and dinner at our private At Ease Club. Your tour will be hosted by one of our residents, who will also be happy to answer questions about living the good life at IRCC. Send me more info!
> Grand Haven, Palm Coast FL 's Member for the Day program invites you to experience the Palm Coast’s premier club community like a resident. As a Day Member you enjoy one round of golf per person at a preferred rate on the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, access to all Golf Club amenities, community tour and unlimited access the day of your tee time to the practice area and driving range. Make it a Total Experience and stay overnight in a nearby hotel at a preferred rate. Send me more info!
> Victoria Park, Deland FL wants you to come for a tour this season for great deals including a $25 Shell Gas Card and free lunch at the Golf Clubhouse. Tour new models from Beazer Homes and Shea Homes, get a taste of the club lifestyle and top off your tank compliments of Victoria Park. Offer is limited, so act soon. Send me more info!
> Plantation Bay, Ormond Beach FL invites you to a 3-day/2-night stay in a furnished villa to experience its beauty and amenities first-hand. Cost is just $199, plus tax, per couple. Enjoy one round of golf on your choice of three courses, unlimited use of tennis courts, fitness center and pool, four meal vouchers at the club and day-spa treatments by appointment (additional fee applies). Space is limited for this first-come, first-served offer. Send me more info!
> World Golf Village, St. Augustine FL is promoting its Fall “Fore” Package from now through Dec. 5. At a cost of just $695 per person, it’s a deal that gives you a fourth night’s lodging and a fourth round of golf at no charge. Package includes breakfast each day at Renaissance Resort, two rounds on King and Bear Golf Club course, two rounds on Slammer and Squire course, practice balls before each round, complimentary bag storage and tickets to all World Golf Hall of Fame attractions, located right on-property. Send me more info!
> Solivita, Poinciana FL has a limited-time visitation special called Discovery Days. Stay 3 days/2 nights for $69, with lodging onsite in one of the community’s fully furnished homes. Enjoy complimentary lunch and dinner, use of all recreational facilities and a personal golf cart during your stay. While on-site you are encouraged to enjoy the multi-million dollar Palms Amenity Complex. Send me more info!
> World Golf Village, St. Augustine FL is out with a Fall Golf Special that is priced from just $195 per person. Experience great golf and relax in superior resort luxury. The fall special includes one night’s accommodation, breakfast, one round of golf on the Slammer and Squire course, a 30-minute lesson at the PGA Tour Golf Academy, and tickets to all World Golf Hall of Fame attractions. Send me more info!
> Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, Dade City FL 's Stay & Play golf package starts as low as $135 per person for 1 night with 18 holes of golf and includes lodging in a luxurious 3-BR/2-BA, completely furnished Club Villa, overlookingthe 18th green with cart, club storage, and use of the practice range, fitness center and dining Send me more info...
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA gives you the chance to test-drive the best equipment in golf at the best price. At a package price that starts at $329/pp/per night, play your choice of one of one of the community’s award-winning courses with the latest TaylorMade gear, including the much-heralded new R-11 driver. You’ll also receive a dozen TaylorMade Burner golf balls and a $50 credit toward a full swing analysis and club-fitting session in the ultra-high tech TaylorMadePerformance Lab. Enjoy an additional round of golf on day of departure or day of arrival at preferred rate of $99 per person.. Send me more info...
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA, presents a new “Traditions” golf package that’s ideal for a group getaway. Unlimited same-day repeat play is a staple of this deal, priced at $299 per person per day. It includes deluxe accommodations in a cottage or condominium, daily housekeeping, fully equipped kitchen, one round of golf, full Southern-style breakfast daily at the Plantation Clubhouse and access to practice range. Bonus benefit--an additional round on day of departure or day of arrival at preferred rate of $99 per person. Minimum of 2 golfers in a group. Send me more info...
> Owen Glen, Blairsville GA presents a Discovery Tour for two nights for just $149 per couple. It includes a two-night stay for two in charming Blairsville, GA; dinner at Enrico’s Italian restaurant; breakfast at The Sawmill Place and a welcome basket. Plus, a choice of golf at Owen Glen’s Old Union course, a wine tasting at a vineyard in the Blue Ridge Mountains or a guided horseback trail ride. Send me more info...
> The Georgia Club, Statham GA has an Invitational Golf Membership you can pay for in installments over six years with no interest. Pay your first installment now and receive complimentary golf carts for all of 2011, or delay first payment for a year. Send me more info…
> Farm Neck Golf Club, Martha's Vineyard, MA 's award-winning golf course opened for play on April 8th, with a greens-fee special for early-season players. The club’s off-season rate of $50 for 18 holes, plus $18 cart rental. Send me more info…
> Forest Dunes Golf Club, Roscommon MI continues its popular Discovery Package for prospective home buyers. It includes 3 days/2 nights in luxury accommodations plus a VIP tour of Forest Dunes’ amenities and neighborhoods. Also enjoy Member-for-a-day privileges, dinner for two at the Clubhouse, breakfast for two and golf for two on the top-ranked golf course in Michigan are included, all for just $259 per couple. Send me more info..
> The Communities at Branson Creek, Hollister MO wants golfers to know that special hotel rates are available at the Holiday Inn Express in Branson and the Ye Olde English Inn in Hollister during Oct. 21-22, when the community’s Murder Rock Golf Club welcomes the “Balloons Over Branson Creek” Hot Air Balloon Festival. There are also special senior golf rates being offered, timed to coincide with the festival. With more than 22,000 hotel rooms, Branson matches every style and budget. Send me more info!
> Owl's Nest, Thornton, NH offers fine homes and townhomes in its Golf and Stay vacation packages. Enjoy world-class golf, dining in the award-winning Sunset Room restaurant, access to the Activities Center with outdoor pool, workout room and much more. From now until the close of the golf season, pay a midweek rate of just $125 per person, per night for lodging, golf and cart if you're part of 3- to 7-person group, or $99 if you're in a group of 8 or more. Those rates adjust to $145 and $125 on weekends. Send me more information about Owl's Nest!
> Anderson Creek Club, NC's offer two Discovery Package options: Package #1 includes accommodations at the new Inn at Anderson Creek Golf Club, breakfast for two, complimentary round of golf for two, dinner for two, use of all amenities and VIP real estate tour. Cost for 3 days/2 nights is just $297. Or chose to visit and tour the community at the low rate of just $99 per night witha 3-night maximum. Your stay includes one round of complimentary golf. Pick the packages that fits you best. Send me more info!
> Champion Hills, Hendersonville NC invites lovers of mountain retreat living to try the Champion Hill's Mountain Getaway. It’s a one-night visit to the beautiful Blue Ridge for only $180. Stay on-site in one of the community’s private homes or at one of the charming bed and breakfasts in historic Hendersonville. This offer includes lodging for two, dining at the Champion Hills clubhouse, a guided tour of the property and a chance to view featured homes. Send me more info...
> Rock Barn Golf & Spa, Conover NC has a great Stay and Play package for visitors to this 36-hole golf-and-spa destination community. While staying in either The Lodge or in furnished townhomes, enjoy special discounted golf rates with this package of $59 on the Robert Trent Jones championship course and $39 on the Tom Jackson course—any time, any day, based on availability. You’ll be able to get around in a complimentary golf cart for the entire stay. Your stay includes access to the member-only, state-of-the-art fitness facility as well as eight lighted tennis courts. You also get access to The Spa at Rock Barn, a European-style spa with a full range of services—all at 15% off. Send me more info!
> Champion Hills, Hendersonville NC has a great incentive for those truly interested in looking for a second home or retirement home. It’s the club community’s Tom Fazio golf course, rated No. 5 in North Carolina by Golf Digest. Come visit to tour the community, enjoy lunch in the clubhouse, play the course, stay two nights in a luxury Champion Hills villa or in of Hendersonville's charming inns. You can do it all for only $375—nearly half off the actual deal value of $700. Send me more info...
> River Landing, Wallace NC presents a Southern Hospitality Getaway featuring luxurious on-site accommodations. Priced at just $139 a couple, the getaway special lets you meet the people who will become your neighbors. Activities include a personal VIP Tour of River Landing’s neighborhoods and amenity centers. Enjoy Owner-For-The-Stay" privileges and dine in the new River Landing Clubhouse. Play a round of golf, play tennis, swim in indoor/outdoor pools, and even tour the local Duplin Winery and enjoy a wine tasting experience. As a bonus you get a Gourmet Dining Certificate in the Lakeview Room at the Clubhouse. Send me more info...
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake NC now offers two Discovery Packages. One is the “Full Monty,” providing 3 days/2 nights at just $297. It includes lodging at the new Inn at Anderson Creek Golf Club, breakfast for two, complimentary round of golf for two, dinner for two, use of all amenities and VIP real estate tour. There is also a per-day alternative for $99 that includes accommodations (3 nights max) and one round of golf. Send me more info...
> St. James Plantation, Southport, NC''s Plantation Preview Package gives you the choice of playing one of its three championship courses--Members, Players or Founders Club. Priced at just $149 per person, it includes 2 nights’ accommodations and 3 days to experience the community. You get a round of golf for two, VIP Club Access and a guided real estate tour. Contact the community to make your reservations now. Send me more info...
> Brunswick Forest, Leland NC is featuring its Coastal Discovery Tour for 3 Days/2 Nights for two in a luxury hotel in historic Wilmington for just $179. It includes golf at the Cape Fear National championship course for two, Owner-for-a-Day privileges at the new 18,000-square-foot Fitness & Wellness Center, plus a boat cruise on picturesque Town Creek bordering Brunswick Forest and a VIP tour of the community. Send me more info...
> The Links at Gettysburg, PA has a golf value and a fun event rolled into one—it’s the Jinx at The Links Night Tournament coming up on Sat., Nov. 5. Entry fee is $55 for non-members of the club and $30 for members. In keeping the with the “jinx” theme, the first nine holes of the 3 p.m. shotgun tournament will be enlivened by trick pins, no pins, large cups and other surprises on the greens and fairways. After cocktails and dinner there is a 6:30 p.m. shotgun start for the second nine—a night golf event for which The Links will supply glow-in-the-dark balls. Send me more info!
> Hilton Head Lakes, SC is asking women golfers: Ladies, are you tired of playing with pressure from other golfers or looking for others to play with? Every Wednesday is now Ladies Day at the Golf Club, starting at 9:30 a.m., with fun weekly formats, such as Pink Ball. It’s a no-pressure, no-stress golf outing. Price is just $20 for 9 holes and $30 for 18—lunch included. Send me more information about Hilton Head Lakes!
> Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island SC invites you to celebrate the great American holiday of Thanksgiving beachside. Stay four nights at Palmetto Dunes and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner on us. Lodging rates in villa accommodations with this package start at $155 per night. You and your group will also receive preferred rates on all Palmetto Dunes activities including golf, tennis, kayaking, fishing charters and more. Holiday dinner is served at The Dunes House, the resort community’s oceanfront restaurant. Send me more information about Palmetto Dunes!
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC invites you and your significant other to get an up-close look at the community. Stay 2 nights at a historic Inn or hotel and enjoy dinner at The Reserve Club. You’ll also receive a complimentary round of golf at the Nicklaus Design course or a tour of historic Aiken. Also included is a private, guided tour of Woodside Plantation, all for just $149 per couple. This offer is good until December 31, 2011. It is suggested that you make your reservations as soon as possible. Send me more information on Woodside Plantation!
> Kiawah Island, SC presents its 20th Anniversary Ryder Cup Matches Package. You and 15 of your friends can relive the glory of the U.S. team’s victory on the same epic venue--the Ocean Course at Kiawah. For less than $1,000 per person you get three nights’ lodging, three rounds of championship golf, of which one round will be played on The Ocean Course, two receptions with open bar, a team hat and golf shirt, trophy for the winning team plus all your on-island transportation. Taxes and service charges included in the offer, which is good all of 2011 and subject to availability. Send me more information about Kiawah Island!
> Hilton Head Lakes, SC invites you to grab your clubs and bring your spouse or a friend for an enjoyable and relaxing Sunday afternoon of golf at the Couples 9 Holes special rate. It happens every Sunday starting at 3 p.m., with different weekly formats and a special package rate of $45 (for both players) that includes two beverage tickets in the deal. Food and drink specials will be available, along with weekly prizes. Send me more information about Hilton Head Lakes!
> Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island SC has a great visitation offer if you book by Oct. 31 for stays through the end of February. On your three-night, four-day stay, enjoy 20% off select homes and villas, plus get a free two-hour kayak rental, free bike rental, a 10 % discount on golf at your choice of three championship courses, free tennis-court time and luxury oceanfront dining at the Dunes House & Grille. Send me more info!
> Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick SC is telling golfers about its 'Play the Lake' Package, a great chance to enjoy the community and its two uniquely challenging golf courses fronting Lake Thurmond. You get three days of lakefront golf, two nights accommodations at the Hickory Knob Lodge and breakfast each morning—all for only $190 per person. Send me more info!
> Eagle’s Bluff, Bullard TX presents a discovery package that lets you "Experience The Bluff." Now through Sept. 30, enjoy lodging onsite or offsite with the opportunity to explore Eagle's Bluff and surrounding area for just $149 per night. Play golf on the Bluff’s award-winning course, recognized by Golfweek as one of "America's Best Residential Golf Courses" for three straight years. Other amenities for your use include a resort-style pool, fitness center, tennis complex or lake fishing. Send me more info...
> Barton Creek Resort and Spa, Austin TX’s Unlimited Championship Golf Package starts at $158 per person and including luxury resort accommodations, unlimited golf on Crenshaw Cliffside or Palmer Lakeside and custom club fitting at the new Callaway Performance Center. Send me more info…
> Red Ledges, Heber City UT' s Discovery Package is designed to "Elevate Your Experience" with a 3-day/2-night luxury package at a special rate at The St. Regis Deer Valley, Utah's first five-star hospitality property. The St. Regis offers rustic elegance and amenities such as a private ski beach, split-level infinity pool, exquisite dining, and a world-class spa. While you're here, enjoy an exclusive, personalized, private tour of Red Ledges, and your choice of activities, compliments of Red Ledges. Book your visit today by calling 877-733-5334 or Click here for more information about the Red Ledges Getaway!
> Stonehouse, VA stakes a claim to the "Best Golf Membership in America" and backs it up with great value. This membership includes playing privileges at five excellent clubs under Traditional Clubs ownership, plus reciprocal privileges at seven private and semi-private clubs in the area. This offer includes unlimited play, unlimited range balls, 30-day advance tee times, discounted cart fees, pro shop and grill room discounts.There's no initiation fee and a family membership is just$252/month ($169/individual). Send me more info...
> Ballyhack Golf Club, VA alerts tradition-minded golfers to the opportunity to play this highly decorated course under a Play & Stay package. Book your group of up to four people and pay just $399 per person for lodging in well-appointed golf course cottages plus two rounds of golf and dinner. The Ballyhack course and club evokes the passion and British roots of the ancient game in a rural Virginia setting. Send me more info...
> Sunset Dunes, PEI, Canada alerts PEI-loving home buyers to the upcoming Fall Getaway Package sponsored by Golf Prince Edward Island. It’s your ticket to island beauty and unforgettable sunsets over quiet beaches. The Fall Getaway Package includes three nights’ accommodations at Sundance Cottages, four rounds of golf at great courses like The Links at Crowbush Cove and Glasgow Hills Golf Club. In addition, enjoy dinner at New Glasgow Lobster Suppers. Price is $570 per person (based on quadruple occupancy) plus tax. Call 1-866-465-3734 to make your reservation. Send me more info...
==> Eagle's Bluff, Bullard
540-acre lake community, championship golf, tennis, fitness/pool, golf homesites from $50,000, lakefront homesites from under $100,00
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=> Mariner Sands Country Club
Two championship courses, fitness center, tennis, nearby ocean beaches, walking trails through preserves, homes from the $175,000s to $1 million
=> Woodlake Golf & Country Club
Award-winning golf, clubhouse with attached hotel, fitness center, pool, lighted tennis, watersports on Norris Lake