GCH Network e-News
Communities On the Water & the Golf Course
October 9, 2020 – October 11, 2020
- Desert Mountain Enjoys New Members, Home Closings
- Nature Lovers Needed at Balsam Mountain Preserve
HOMES FOR SALE THIS WEEK ON GCH
> Harbour Ridge, FL 1-Level, Move-In Ready Furnished 3BR $789,000
> Osprey Cove, GA 4BR, Porch, Summer Kitchen, Koi Pond $464,500
> Club at Quail Ridge, FL Remodeled Golf View 2BR $324,000
> Hampton Hall, SC Furnished Lake View 2BR $389,000
> NEW! Wine Dinner at Sea Pines, LPGA at Reynolds
> Blood Drives at Ford’s Colony, New Director at Desert Mtn
> Poker Run at Pecan Plantation TX, Photo Contest at Palmetto Bluff
> Winter Rentals Now Being Accepted at Harbour Ridge
> Join ClubsHELP & Help Deliver Medical Supplies to Fight COVID-19
Golf Retirement Planner
> Retire to Harbour Ridge, FL – Top 10 Reasons
> Top 10 Reasons to Retire to Coastal Georgia & Osprey Cove
> Top 10 Reasons to Retire to Babcock National & Punta Gorda
> Retire to West Palm Beach, FL & The Club at Ibis (13 Reasons)
GETAWAYS & STAY ‘N PLAYS
Callawassie Island Discovery
Callawassie Isl., SC: 3 days, 2 nights, golf, dining, more.
> Callawassie Island, SC invites visitors to enjoy its 3-day/2-night Discovery Visit and learn firsthand why it’s such a popular place in the Lowcountry to live. Package includes 3 days/2 nights accommodations for two in an on-island home, unlimited access to the fitness center, two swimming pools and six Har-Tru tennis courts, and unlimited access to both the Clubhouse and River Club.
Also enjoy a $50 gift certificate for dining, your choice of either a golf or tennis lesson, a session with a personal trainer and personalized real estate tour of Callawassie’s outstanding homes, homesites and amenities. Send me more information about Callawassie Island!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
Strong Fiscal Health at Desert Mountain
Desert Mtn., AZ: Enjoying new members, home closings.
> Desert Mountain, Scottsdale AZ recently provided a detailed report of the community’s strong fiscal health, despite difficulties posed by the coronavirus pandemic. In 2020 more than 100 new members have been added across all categories, including golf, lifestyle, and junior legacy. Nearly 100,000 member rounds of golf have been played, up 33% year over year.
Coming off 2019’s all-time record for custom-home sales volume of over $225 million, real estate sales are on track to surpass this with 78 custom home closings ($174,923, 892) since January, and 24 additional sales currently pending. Desert Mountain has maintained its full staff of 700 employees throughout 2020—no layoffs or furloughs. Send me more information about Desert Mountain!
Nature Lovers Needed at Balsam Mountain
Balsam Mountain, NC: Seeking nature-loving volunteers.
> Balsam Mountain Preserve, Sylva NC is currently seeking volunteers to take part in the Balsam Mountain Trust’s nature and wildlife preservation programs. The Trust’s volunteers, who must be 16 or older, are dedicated individuals with a passion for the natural world.
The Trust cares for birds of prey, native reptiles and other species. It also recruits volunteer educators who present the mountain community’s natural history to both public and private audiences, assisting with school programs and public events as scheduled. Send me more information about Balsam Mountain Preserve!