* Today’s New Travel Specials
* Today’s Real Estate Deals
* Membership Deals & Incentives
* Special Community Events
* Community News & Updates
* Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts…
* Recently Added Golf & WaterView Communities
* Watch for our next issue, coming Friday, May 18th!
Good Morning! Great deals on real estate and club memberships continue to be announced by communities eager for your attention. For example, Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC has just introduced its new Model Park of lakefront homesites, and Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC is offering special financial incentives covering club membership and home-construction costs. See below for all the details, plus today’s travel deals, community news, updates, events and more.
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC introduces home buyers to its new Model Park, an offering of custom-built homes on 80-foot lakefront homesites close to the award-winning Lakeside Amenity Village.
Homesites start at $66,000. Framing has begun on the first three Hampton Lake Model Park homes and they are expected to be finished in late summer 2012. Send me more information about Hampton Lake!
> Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, Dade City FL is pleased to announce that builder Inland Homes is offering its current model home at $350,443 with a short-term lease back.
This model has a living area of 2,980 sf, configured as a 3BR, 3-BA with living room, dining room, family room, bonus room plus a spacious 3-car garage. Construction is set to begin soon on three new inventory homes. Send me more information about Lake Jovita!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Plantation Bay, Ormond Beach FL‘s Stay’n Play package features two nights’ lodging in a furnished villa for just $299 per couple plus tax.
This 3-day deal includes one round of golf on your choice of three courses, unlimited use of tennis courts, fitness center and pool, one $25 meal voucher for lunch or dinner and access to day spa treatments (by appointment, additional fee applies). Offer is subject to availability. Send me more information about Plantation Bay!
TODAY’S NEW MEMBERSHIP DEALS & INCENTIVES
> The Landings on Skidaway Island, GA wants all prospective members now enjoying a membership preview to know that if they join by June 30 they receive additional incentive benefits.
Sign up within 60 days of beginning a preview membership and get an additional $3,000 discount for golf and $1,000 for all other categories. Send me more information about The Landings!
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken SC has special incentives covering club membership and home-construction costs for anyone purchasing a homesite prior to June 15.
These new incentives can grow significantly–up to $10,000–if you make your purchase by the specified date. Send me more information about Woodside Plantation!
SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS
> Indian River Colony Club, Viera, FL Patients visiting the Veteran’s Administration Clinic in Viera won’t have to trek in from the far reaches of the parking lot anymore thanks to the donation of a four-seat refurbished golf cart valued at $3,000 by the Indian River Colony Club Foundation.
Representatives of the foundation and the Veteran’s Administration Clinic in Viera recently gathered for a short outdoor ceremony to celebrate the gift. Indian River Colony Club is a 55+ community begun as a premier retirement destination for military officers. Send me more information about Indian River Colony Club!
> Kiawah Island, SC is getting set for its Memorial Day Weekend Concert Series, happening May 25-27, with live music at Freshfields Village on the Green.
Each night from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., it’s a free concert—featuring Rum Punch Bandits, Skate Rink Jukebox and the Shem Creek Boogie Band. All are invited to bring a blanket or beach chair and enjoy the shows. Send me more information about Kiawah Island!
> Dataw Island, SC congratulates sailing members who entered four boats in the prestigious Jean Ribaut Cup in Port Royal Sound, with three Dataw entries bringing home silver medals in their classes. Dataw’s own Dick Nalwasky sailed his Catalina 36 to victory in the Cruising Class.
There was a skipper’s meeting and cocktail party on the eve of the regatta and an awards dinner to close out the festivities. Send me more information about Dataw Island!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA’s Landing Inn Summer Special, starts at $149 pp/per night. Includes lodging at The Landing Inn, a round of golf on your choice of 4 courses, an additional round on day of departure/ arrival at $99, plus comp replay, same course/same day. Send me more info…
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & CC, Stuart, FL’s new Summer Discovery of $400 per couple includes 2 nights’ lodging, 2 rounds of golf, dinner for 2 in the clubhouse,2 luncheons for two, tennis and fitness center usage, and a tour.
Your visit will cost nothing when you eventually buy property there. Summer package rate. Send me more info…
> Teton Springs Resort, Victor, Idaho’s newest listings include a forest cabin with a prime location adjacent to Forest Service Land. Located on the desirable Blackfoot Trail, it is offered at $980,000. Send me more info…
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> Frenchman’s Creek, Palm Beach Gardens FL held a Fitness and Spa Center Trunk Show featuring original jewelry and accessories by Jenny’s Jewels and designer apparel by Anatomie Clothing.
Members dropped in to socialize, meet the vendors and enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. In the Frenchman’s Creek Beach Club, chef Ernesto debuted his new summer menu, including sashimi grade tuna in a variety of preparations. Send me more information about Frenchman’s Creek!
NEW LAST WEEK ON WATERVIEWHOME.NET
=> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake
Private community, championship golf, fishing ponds, tennis, pool complex, nature trails, waterfalls, homes from $130,000 to the $900,000s
RECENTLY ADDED TO WATERVIEWHOME
=> Amelia National Golf & Country Club, Fernandina Beach
Private, gated community, clubhouse, fitness, tennis, swim club, restaurants, Tom Fazio golf, homes from the $300,000s
=> Stuart Yacht & Country Club, Stuart
Gated community, 24 hour security, Yacht Club, golf, sports complex, homes from $125,000
=> Treviso Bay, Naples
Gated and private, 1,000-plus acres, Arthur Hills-designed golf, planned clubhouse with resort-style amenities, homes from the $179,000s
=> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenville
Private community in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 300 miles of shoreline, marina, fitness, golf, lots from $100,000s
=> Callawassie Island Club, Okatie
Gated, 880-acre coastal community, Tom Fazio golf, clubhouse, dining, homes from $300,000, lots from $15,000
=> The Resort at Eagle Mountain Lake, Fort Worth
Private, gated, lakefront community, championship golf, fitness, trails, boat launch, villas from $240,000
RECENTLY ADDED TO GOLFCOURSEHOME
=> The Woodlands at Ibis Golf & Country Club, Ormond Beach
Private, gated community, Three Nicklaus golf courses, 50,000-square-foot clubhouse, pool & spa, fitness center, tennis, homes from $400,000