Good Morning! Along with national news about the housing market turning around, we also receive reports from various communities. Today Reynolds Plantation, GA, and Hampton Lake, SC, both report excellent activity and continuing sales. See details below about their discovery package and open houses, respectively.
Also, here’s a reminder that the Toll Brothers Nationwide Sale ends this Sunday. For all news, deals and more, see below.–David Lott, Founder/Publisher
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Daniel Island, Charleston, SC spotlights a 5-BR, 5.5-BA home at 532 Island Park Drive for $1,399,900. This sprawling custom home is on a spacious corner lot with fine views of the Beresford Creek and Ralston Creek courses.
It boasts a gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, Thermador appliances and a large island with a prep sink and seating. The master suite has a large walk-in closet, separate shoe closet, sitting room, brick fireplace and a morning bar with two sets of French doors opening to a private piazza.
Purchase includes Social Membership. Send me more information about Daniel Island!
> DeBordieu, Georgetown, SC features a 4-BR/3.5-BA home at 235 Sanderling Avenue overlooking the club’s 16th tee and fairway. Priced at $599,000, it’s a Lowcountry design whose main floor is accented by decorative molding, wainscoting and hardwood flooring.
The living room has a vaulted ceiling while the kitchen opens to Carolina and breakfast rooms. Other features include an elevator, under-house parking and storage, mature trees and landscaping. Send me more information about DeBordieu!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA has logged 79 real estate sales totaling $45 million this year and invites buyers to experience the community with its Discovery Package, which includes deluxe lodging in a fully-appointed Marina Cove or The Landing cottage or Village at Lake Club Pointe condominium, or a resort-view room at its The Ritz-Carlton Lodge.
Play up to two rounds of golf on any of five courses. Enjoy a Southern breakfast each morning, use of the Swim & Tennis Club, plus boat rentals on beautiful Lake Oconee. Send me more information about Reynolds Plantation!
> Hilton Head Lakes, SC is now offering Local Rates on golf through Labor Day. Locals play for just $35 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you’re short on time or looking for a different golf experience, play the Six Hole Course as many times as you like for just $15 a day.
There’s also a Summer Youth Special every weekend–golfers 15 and under play free with a paying adult. On the championship course, play nine holes for just $22 plus tax, any time of day. Send me more information about Hilton Head Lakes!
TOLL BROTHERS NATIONWIDE SALE ENDS JULY 29
The following Toll Brothers golf and waterview communities are participating in the luxury builder’s annual summer Nationwide Sale which ends this Sunday.
Note that the initial numbers refer to the communities’ ranking among the Top 15 Most Visited Communities on the GCH Network. Click below to learn more about each community.
SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS
> Viniterra, New Kent VA invites you to New Kent Winery’s August Cooking Class on Wed., Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Barrel Room of the winery. Featuring Chef Brian Coates of Richmond’s Groovin’ Gourmets, the class’s theme is Lousiana Cuisine.
This is your chance to learn preparation of Pepper Seared Rare Ahi Tuna Mignon and other gourmet dishes. Class fee is $50 per person and payment is requested with reservation. Space limited to 28 guests. Send me more information about the Viniterra!
> Aberdeen Golf & Country Club, Boynton Beach, FL has a Labor Day weekend Red, White & Blue Golf Tournament on Sat., Sept. 1. It’s a mixed event with an 8:3vi0 a.m. shotgun start and a 1 p.m. luncheon. Players set up their own foursomes–two men and two ladies (golf shop will organize unpaired entrants)–and all are encouraged to wear red-white-and-blue golf apparel.
Entry fee covering golf, cart rental, lunch, gratuities and prizes is $43.25 per player–fee for non-golfing spouses just for the luncheon is $22.25. Send me more information about Aberdeen Golf & Country Club!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> Cummings Cove Golf & Country Club, Hendersonville NC has a new fleet of high-tech golf carts equipped with the “Visage” system, featuring a combination of cellular, wireless and global positioning technology.
A small electronic device in each cart drives intuitive touch-screen functions. The system shows each player’s positioning in real time and will show a 3D fly-over of each hole, tee shot and distance-to-pin measurement plus hole descriptions that eliminate blind spots.
An electronic scorecard provides for real-time emailing. Send me more information about Cummings Cove!
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC enjoyed a flurry of real estate activity beginning July 6 when the community registered two sales in one day—a waterfront homesite and a waterfront home.
This was on the eve of an Open House that was well attended by interested buyers. Hampton Lake will continue to hold Saturday open houses for the rest of the summer thru Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The home that sold ($599,000) features 3BRs, plus a study and 3.5 BAs. There is hardwood throughout the first floor, an outdoor kitchen and a covered porch overlooking the lake with a backyard boat slip. Sale price of the homesite was $159,900. Send me more information about Hampton Lake!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts
> Treviso Bay, Naples FL’s featured 2-BR/2-BA coach home with a great lake view and 2-car garage lists for just $449.000. It is 10 minutes from 5th Avenue shopping and white sandy beaches. Send me more info…
> GlenLakes Golf & Country Club, FL’s “Steal of a Deal” promotion features reductions on homes for sale at below builder cost. You can apply these great savings of up to 40% on brand new builder inventory homes—offered with many luxury features. Send me more info…
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA’s listings include a 4-BR/3.5-BA fairway-side home with a screened-in porch and covered patio at 1000 Plantation Point Drive for just $649,000. Home has a gourmet kitchen with granite and center island plus great room with fireplace. Send me more info…
> Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick SC’s two lakefront golf courses are playable through the Affiliated Guest Program. There are no costs to join and registered guests get golf credentials at value rates. Tee times are readily available. Send me more info…
> The Links at Gettysburg, PA holds its Jinx at the Links Night Golf event Fri., Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. Entry fee is just $55 for non-members. Buffet dinner served at the turn & Night Golf starts at 8:30. All the beer you can drink for $5 plus prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin. 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
> 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 $400,000