Vol. 15, No. 826 June 21, 2013 Circ. 25,085
* Today’s New Real Estate Deals
* Getaways and Stay n Plays
* What’s Happening At…
* Video Just Added to…
* Just Sold!
* Community News & Updates
* Martha’s Vineyard Happenings
* Best Real Estate & Travel Deals…
* Investigate New Communities Recently Added
* Coming Soon to GolfCourseHome
* Watch for our next issue, coming June 25th!
Good Morning! Great deals sometimes come to those who wait and we have several this morning. First, Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA, is offering a golf lot for just $9,000. The catch is we’d feature your property on our blog where will we post photos of your home as it is being built. It will be a fun story to tell our visitors and it will save you money.
Second, summer in Florida often means lower prices, and Solivita in Kissimmee is featuring a $69 deal for a 3-day discovery package. You can’t get much lower than that. See below for 9 real estate deals, plus travel packages, community news, updates and more.—David Lott, Founder/Publisher
REAL ESTATE DEALS
> PGA Village Verano, Port St. Lucie FL has an array of model homes, including the Alessa, a 3-BR/2.5-BA residence with 2,054 sf of living space for just $277,900.
The island kitchen in this model overlooks the central great room and the covered lanai, while the bedroom wing, including the master suite with a pair of walk-in closets, is secluded and private. Alessa model has a spacious 2-car garage. Send me more information about PGA Village Verano!
> The Boathouse, Martha’s Vineyard MA is alerting buyers to a price reduction on its residence at 18 Field Club Drive, which has been reduced to $1,795,000. To enhance privacy, the owner is planting six large trees in the front yard of the property.
Purchase of a home at The Boathouse’s Field Club location now includes a Field Club Membership at no added cost. This membership includes use of the all the facilities in Katama, including the pool, tennis, dining, spa, gym, kids camps and paddle courts. Send me more information about The Boathouse!
> Jupiter Country Club, Jupiter, FL presents a great price on its 3-BR/2.5-BA Saranac Golf Villa which features a gourmet kitchen, expansive great room and 2,514 sf. The inviting first-floor master bedroom includes two walk-in closets and a lavish master bath.
Another outstanding features is the private study that you enter through French doors. Social Membership is included and every home have a golf, lake and preserve view. Priced from $526,995. Send more more information about Jupiter Country Club!
> Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA SPECIAL TO GCH SUBSCRIBERS: Treasure Lake agent Elaine Rhodes is offering a special price to GolfCourseHome subscribers on a golf course lot. She will list the lot for $18,500 but will sell it for less than half that amount—$9,000—to a GolfCourseHome Network subscriber who agrees to build a bungalow from one of her new collections and allow progress reports on the construction of the the home to be posted on the GCH blog.
It has protected land on one side, is near two lakes and just minutes from the Gold Golf Course Clubhouse. Elaine will create the reports and can introduce you to quality builders. Send me more information about Treasure Lake!
> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Sunset SC introduces Village Point, featuring homes from $494,500 the overlooking Marina Park. Only a small number of Village Point homes remain, sited along a 200-slip Marina Park in the Village Center.
Designs range from 3-BRs/3.5-BAs priced at $494,500 to 5-BRs/5.5-BAs, priced at $628,500. Square footage ranges from approximately 2,650 to 3,750 sf and each design may be customized by adding terrace levels, garages, and upper levels. Send me more information about The Reserve at Lake Keowee!
> Currahee Club, Toccoa GA has a standout selection of prime homesites, including mountain-view, golf-front, lakefront, estate or cottage-sized sites. For example, in the F-1 section of the community, Lot 6 is a mountain-view parcel priced at $95,000 that includes a Social Membership.
Lot 7 in the same area is on hole No. 18 within walking distance of the clubhouse and practice range, listed now at $90,000. Send me more information about Currahee Club!
DISCOVERY PACKAGES & STAY n PLAYS
> Solivita by Vitalia, Kissimmee, FL is offering a special summer rate of just $69, plus tax, for a 3-day/2-night Experience Visit. Guest accommodations include a beautiful single-family home with a golf cart to explore the community in style.
Enjoy resort style pools, fitness centers, on-site dining, golf (additional fee) and much more. Meet new friends and tour 12 beautifully designed model homes that start from the $130,000s. Send me more information about Solivita by Vitalia!
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT…
> Savannah Quarters, Savannah GA will host a Cooking Class with Chef Peter on Thur. June 27 starting at 6 p.m. in the Club House. The curriculum for the evening is based on three salads, the Quinoa Wakame Salad, a Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad, then a Korean Style Potato salad.
Afterwards participants can adjourn to the Westbrook Dining Room for the club’s Shrimp & Suds Night. Cost of the class is just $12. Send me more information about Savannah Quarters!
COMMUNITY NEWS & UPDATES
> Sea Pines Plantation, Hilton Head Island SC has received six TripAdvisor‘s 2013 “Certificates of Excellence” signifying its world-class standing as a destination. In addition to the award for the resort overall, its Inn at Harbour Town, Harbour Town Golf Links, Topside Waterfront Restaurant, Harbour Town Grill and Harbour Town Bakery all received an individual Certificate of Excellence.
To qualify for the prestigious accolade from the world’s largest travel website, travel-related businesses must log consistently outstanding traveler reviews by maintaining a rating of four or higher, out of a possible five. Send me more information about Sea Pines!
VIDEO JUST ADDED TO:
> Venice Golf & Country Club, Venice, FL – New video showcases real estate opportunities at this member-owned country club community
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Palm City, FL is pleased to announce the sale of a luxury 3-BRr/3-BA, 3,300 sf St. Lucie Riverfront condominium.
The property is located close to the clubhouse, the north docks, which can accommodate boats up to 60 feet, and all amenities. Harbour Ridge has direct access to The Atlantic Ocean, The Inter-Coastal Waterway, and the locks leading to Lake Okeechobee and Florida’s West Coast. Send me more information about Harbour Ridge!
MARTHA’S VINEYARD HAPPENINGS
> Summer Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury from 12 noon to 4 pm. Come early to this event featuring 500 pounds of strawberries served as strawberry shortcakes, smoothies or with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.
> Vineyard Open House Realty Update: Comcast showed up on time yesterday and he put in all needed wires for TV, high speed internet, phone and fax for our new office on Union St. in Vineyard Haven. Now we just have to wait for the arrival of key equipment for our Digital Showroom—oversize display screens, computers, printer, etc.
We are getting close to our Opening Day at the end of the month, and we are already working on our first showcase event for our first client. Details to come! To learn more about real estate opportunities on Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod, go to www.MVHomesandRentals.com.
BEST DEALS SHORTS…
> Carolina Trace, Sanford NC’s spotlight property at 1355 Virginia Circle, a lakefront 3-BR/2.5-BA home is listing for $385,000. This 2,968-sf residence has an open floor plan and most rooms have lake views. Send me more info…
> Fiddler’s Creek, Naples, FL’s new design under construction in the Mahogany Bend neighborhood is the Ponte Vedra Grande one-story residence. With 3,525 air-conditioned sf and 4-BR/4.5-BA, along with a 3-car garage, it is priced from $804. Send me more info…
> The Landings on Skidaway Island, GA’s featured property is a 3-BR/3.5-BA golf-view home on a private lot in the Plantation neighborhood for $459,000. Equipped with a fireplace and pine flooring, this home provides an ideal floor plan for entertaining. Send me more info…
Discovery & Travel Packages
> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Sunset SC’s visitation package, Experience the Reserve As a Member, offers a special golf rate, amenity and dining access, community boat tour, home tours and overnight lodging in the Guest House suites. Extras include continental breakfast and evening wine and cheese. Send me more info…
INVESTIGATE NEW COMMUNITIES RECENTLY ADDED
MARTHA’S VINEYARD, MASSACHUSETTS
> The Boathouse, Edgartown
Private club community, recreational amenities, private wine room, spa, fitness, nearby golf, homes from $1,895,000
> Tashmoo Woods, Vineyard Haven
Set on Lake Tashmoo with direct ocean access, tennis, swimming pool, golf next door, condos/single-family homes from $560,000
> Pristine Bay, Roaton
Oceanfront Caribbean community, Pete Dye golf, dining, fractional ownership from $69,900, villas from $438,000
> Currahee Golf Club, Toccoa
The Currahee Club is a 1,200-acre private, gated residential club community set in foothill splendor along the shores of Lake Hartwell near the Georgia-South Carolina line.
> Brunswick Forest, Leland
4,500-acre community, top-ranked Cape Fear National Golf Course, River Club, fitness/wellness center, trail network, homesites begin at $75,000
> Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste
Gated community, 24-hour security, ocean frontage & beach, golf, lake & mountains views, homes from $800,000, Lots from $200,000
> Boca Woods Country Club, Boca Raton
Gated, private club community, 2 renovated golf courses, tennis center, fitness center, pool, grand clubhouse, active social calendar, homes from $80,000
> Glenmore, Keswick
Private, gated golf and equestrian community, 1,500 acres, 3 lakes, golf, homes from $400,000, homesites from $159,000
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