* Callawassie Island Club, SC Joins WaterViewHome
* Today’s New Travel Specials
* Today’s Real Estate Deals
* Special Community Events
* Community News & Updates
* Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts…
* Watch for our next issue, coming Tuesday, May 1st!
Good Morning! We are pleased to welcome the Callawassie Island Club, a Lowcountry gem in a balmy four-season climate, to the WaterViewHome Network.
Providing wide river views and access to the Intracoastal, the Callawassie Island Club is a member-owned community in charming Okatie with Tom Fazio-designed golf.
Separated from the mainland by a half-mile causeway, its landscape is all picturesque lagoons, stands of magnolia and live oak trees draped with Spanish moss, plus 11 miles of shoreline affording vistas of marshes and rivers. See below for more details and today’s news and deals.
NEW THIS WEEK ON WATERVIEWHOME
=> Callawassie Island Club, Okatie
Gated, 880-acre coastal community, Tom Fazio golf, clubhouse, dining, homes from $300,000, lots from $15,000
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA is featuring a luxury home with 4-BR, 3.5-BA at 1000 Plantation Point Drive for just $649,000. This home is sited on No. 6 fairway of the Plantation Course with a 24-hour assigned dock.
It has a formal DR, a great room with fireplace and custom bookshelves, a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and both a master suite and a guest suite on the main level. Send me more information about Reynolds Plantation!
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton, SC is now showing the largest lots it has ever offered. These 19 lakefront homesites, starting at a half-acre in size, are located on Fisher Dancer Court and Fish Dancer Circle.
They are a combination of waterway to nature-preserve lots, some with extensive lake views. Originally slated to be sold in the high $400,000s, these homesites will start in the $160,000s.
The community’s smart pricing strategy continues to fuel sales–two more lots were sold this week, one wooded and one lakefront. Send me more information about Hampton Lake!
> Woodlake Golf & Country Club, TN now features a 4-BR, 2-BA home on a 2-acre fairway-side lot with prime mountain views for just $279,000.
This 2,219-sf home overlooking No. 11 and No. 14 fairways has a family room with bamboo floors, a gas fireplace, an open kitchen and a master bedroom graced by a tray ceiling that gives onto a 60-foot porch. Send me more information about Woodlake!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Sun City Vistoso, Oro Valley AZ is posting value rates on golf at its the Views Golf Club as Summer Hours pricing takes effect.
Starting May 16, play 18 holes before 1 p.m. for just $38 and 18 holes after 1 p.m. for $17 . The summer 9-hole rates, before and after 1 p.m., are $27 and $12, respectively. Additional charge of $5 or $7, depending on time of day, for cart rental. Send me more information about Sun City Vistoso!
NEW THIS WEEK ON WATERVIEWHOME.NET
=> Callawassie Island Club, Okatie
Callawassie Island is a private 880-acre, member-owned, golf and country club in the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
Situated between historic Beaufort and the world-famous resort of Hilton Head Island, and lying amid the Chechessee, Colleton, and Okatie Rivers which empty into Port Royal Sound, the island allows residents easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. A 27-hole Tom Fazio course is the centerpiece of the community.
Additional amenities include a 26,000 sf clubhouse with casual and formal dining, a fitness and aerobics center, six Har-Tru tennis courts, two large swimming pools, boating, a community park and private dock with a preserved tabby and fire-brick foundation of a rare 18th-century sugar mill.
Natural and Navigable: Residents enjoy the outdoors all year, and launch boats from community docks. Callawassie Island Club is the first community in South Carolina to earn the National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Community Wildlife Habitat Award and the 15th certified community in the nation.
Real Estate: Callawassie Island Club, SC
- Single-family homesites range from less than 1/2 acre to over 1 acre
- Wooded, lagoon, golf, marsh/river, or deep water views
- Priced from $15,000 to $450,000
- Resale homes priced from $300,000 to over $1 million
- Resale Heron Walk Villas may be available
- Approximately 1,620 heated square feet
- Golf, lagoon, and/or wooded views
- Priced from $180,000
- No time limit for building
- Owners may choose their builders and architects
- Send me more information about the Callawassie Island Club!
SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS
> The Cliffs at Glassy, Landrum SC holds a benefit event for the local fire department on Sat., April 28 called “Dinner, Where?”
It works like this: 20 couples prepare dinner for 8 to 10 in their homes, spending $200 minimum on ingredients. Then, each resident who wishes to attend pays $100 per plate to dine.
All meet at the Clubhouse, where couples pull the name of a host couple from a hat to determine where they will be having dinner. Event begins at 6 p.m. with a cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Send me more information about The Cliffs at Glassy!
> Colleton River Plantation, Bluffton SC is pleased to host a piano recital and dinner featuring Zhu Wang this evening, April 27. Although Zhu was the youngest of the 20 competitors, he won First Prize at the 2011 Hilton Head International Young Artist Piano Competition last March.
His winnings included a $5,000 prize, a scholarship to the Aspen Music Festival, and a return engagement with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Send me more information about Colleton River Plantation!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken, SC’s Woodside Festival of Homes, April 27 -29, is an ideal reason to visit on a Discovery Package.
Tour 10 beautifully designed homes while staying 3 days/2 nights at a bed and breakfast inn, with golf, dinner for 2 at the golf club and a VIP tour of the community. A $600 value, package is just $149. Send me more info…
> Greensprings West, Williamsburg, VA’s featured custom home, listed for just $450,000, is at 3213 South Windsor. Home offers prime golf and water views. As a bonus, $5,000 in buyer closing costs will be paid by seller if transaction closes by Aug. 5. Send me more info…
> Colonial Heritage, Williamsburg, VA’s special-opportunity golf course home is just $199,900— a fine 3-BR, 3-BA residence at 6705 Evensong Lane. Design is modern with cathedral ceilings, skylights, a sunroom leading to a deck overlooking golf course. Send me more info…
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> St. James Plantation, Southport NC has recorded 50 closings on homes and lots since the start of 2012, for a total property value of $8,328,504. This represents a 92 percent increase in real estate sales versus the first quarter of 2011.
All sales activity was independently verified through the MORE Report, a market analysis firm.
The community credits its top-quality amenities–all in place and paid for–plus 20 years of consistent service and success for driving current activity. Send me more information about St. James Plantation!
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Gated and private, 1,000-plus acres, Arthur Hills-designed golf, planned clubhouse with resort-style amenities, homes from the $179,000s
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