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Good Morning! Here are two more South Carolina travel packages to add to the ones we published last week–Sea Pines has a new Getaway Special that just went into effect 3 days ago, and Woodside Plantation has a value package that starts at just $149 for two.
See details below, plus new real estate available at Kiawah Island fresh off its spectacular presentation of the PGA Championship. –-David Lott, Founder/Publisher
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Kiawah Island, SC follows up its triumphant hosting of the 2012 PGA Championship, won by Rory McIlroy, with much-awaited news of an Aug. 30 release of property. Five homesites at The Settlement, an enclave within Kiawah that lines No. 18 fairway of The River Course will be available at prices between $1.15 and $1.3 million.
This location will offer residents the closest possible proximity to the Island’s magnificent new River Course clubhouse. Send me more information about Kiawah Island!
> Cummings Cove Golf & CC, Hendersonville, NC reports that estate is selling well this summer for several reasons. Prices are down, value is up and–free golf membership and one’s year’s dues paid–are included with purchase of any developer-owned real estate.
A perfect example of the values available is a spacious 2-BR/2-BA condo adjoining the 18th fairway of the community’s championship golf course. Asking price is just $159,900. Send me more information about Cummings Cove!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Sea Pines, Hilton Head, SC announces a Getaway Special offer, valid Aug. 25 – March 1, 2013. Beginning at $144 a night for three nights, the package features a minimum savings of $409 for an activity-packed vacation.
Package includes choice accommodations in a home or villa, dinner entrées for two (one-time only) at the Harbour Town Grill or Topside Waterfront Restaurant, a gratis portrait session on the beach and preferred golf rates at resort’s three lauded golf courses, including Harbour Town Golf Links. Send me more information about Sea Pines!
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC announces its new Discovery Package, available from $149 for two guests to enjoy three days/two nights enjoying Woodside and charming, historic Aiken.
Lodging is at the Carriage House Inn in Aiken’s downtown, minutes from the community. A Rewards Certificate provides a comp round of golf for two on the award-winning Nicklaus Design course at The Reserve Club.
Another certificate covers dining in the clubhouse. Also enjoy VIP privileges at the Swim & Tennis Pavilion, plus a private community tour. Send me more information about Woodside Plantation!
> Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, FL Save 30% off on a Labor Day Weekend Getaway at The Villas of Amelia Island Plantation. Whether you are looking for a beachfront rental or something close to the links, there is a wide variety of villas to suit your preference.
Package prices vary and highlight golf, the beach, families, couples or resort activities. There are many special events and activities scheduled from August 31 through September 3, so make your reservation today. Send me more information about Amelia Island Plantation!
SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS
> Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, SC invites one and all to the 5th Annual Savannah Craft Brew Fest Week, taking place Aug. 26 thru Sept. 2 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
Attendees will gather at the Center and Esplanade to celebrate 130 craft beers from the finest micro-brew houses.
Also, enjoy the Savannah Rhythm & Brews performance series, featuring the North Mississippi All-Stars, Sister Hazel and Jason D. Williams. Send me more information about Savannah Lakes Village!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> Sun City Oro Valley, Oro Valley, AZ was the setting last weekend for a spectacular sight and an important charitable effort. Oro Valley American Legion Post 132 held its 2012 Charity Golf Tournament, welcoming over 75 golfers and more than 25 sponsors.
During play, an Apache helicopter fly-over reminded participants that their generosity would help Legionnaires fulfill a commitment to the troops and families of two adopted companies of the locally based 1-285th Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter Battalion during their Afghanistan deployments. Send me more information about Sun City Oro Valley!
> The Cliffs at Glassy, Landrum, SC and its members have celebrated late summer with a community Toga Party and a Paddle/Hiking Trip at Lake Jocassee. This past weekend was the community’s golf Club Championship and coming are two other important golf dates.
The Ladies’ Member-Guest is Sept. 7-8 and the Men’s Member-Guest is scheduled for Oct. 11-13. Send me more information about The Cliffs at Glassy!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts
> Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, SC’s golf voucher gives you $10 off the $45 remnant rate at Savannah Lakes Village courses. Offer good on tee times made 3 days or less in advance, thru December. Send me more info…
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Palm City, FL’s extended off-season price is just $400 for a Summer/Fall Stay’n Play package for 3 day/2 nights.
Stay in a Harbour Ridge condominium and enjoy two rounds of golf (2 golfers), plus one dinner for 2 and two lunches for 2. Send me more info…
> Savannah Quarters, Savannah, GA’s Discovery Package provides 3 days/2 nights and includes lodging in Savannah’s Historic District, private golf course and real estate tour, carriage tour of downtown Savannah and lunch for two at the club. Price is $199 per person. Send me more info…
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC’s new model home at 165 Grassy Creek Court, is a 4BR, 3.5-BA model, The Mendham, providing 2,848 sf of living space for $489,000. From this home you get prime views of Cunning Lake and No. 17 green of the Hollow Creek Golf Course. Send me more info…
> Wyboo Plantation, Manning, SC’s new Featured Property at 53 North Lake Circle, right on North Lake, lists now for $235,000. This 3-BR, 2-BA waterfront home has an open floor plan and 1,732 sf of space. Bonus benefit: Keep your boat on a shared pier in the back yard. Send me more info…
RECENTLY ADDED TO WATERVIEWHOME.NET
=> DeBordieu, Georgetown
Private waterfront community on 2,700 acres, golf, tennis, dining, beach club, wildlife preserve, homes from $525,000, homesites from $115,000
=> Jefferson Landing, Jefferson
Semi-private, gated community, clubhouse, pool, fitness center, tennis, hiking, biking, canoeing nearby, real estate for the $40,000s
=> 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
=> Amelia National Golf & Country Club, Fernandina Beach
Private, gated community, clubhouse, fitness, tennis, swim club, restaurants, Tom Fazio golf, homes from the $300,000s
RECENTLY ADDED TO GOLFCOURSEHOME
> Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island
1,350-acre beach resort, 3.5 mile beach, 3 championship golf courses, tennis, horseback riding, fitness center, restaurants, homes from $485,000, condos from $189,000, homesites from $89,000
> PGA Village, Port St. Lucie
Home to PGA Professionals, 3 golf courses, pool, tennis, casual and fine dining, Fitness Facility, homes priced from $200,000s
> DeBordieu, Georgetown
Private, gated, coastal community, water and golf views, homes from $525,000
=> 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 $400,000s