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Good Morning! The curtain has gone up on the fall buying season, and in particular, it is rising at Hampton Lake in Bluffton, SC this weekend for the award-winning community’s New Model Park Grand Opening Weekend.
And for those looking to have a winter vacation while scouting out property, Harbour Ridge in Palm City, FL is letting people know that it’s popular winter rentals are going fast. Renters in the golf and marina community enjoy membership during their rental period. Perfect for finding out if the community is a good fit. See all the details, plus today’s real estate and travel deals, community news and more below.—David Lott, Founder/Publisher
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Stuart Yacht & Country Club, FL spotlights a 2-BR, 2-BA residence at 2824 SE Fairway West that now lists for just $159,999. A spacious unit with two-car garage and 1,494 feet of living space, this home is adjacent to single-family homes.
It has a distinctive entrance space, an open floor plan, plantation shutters, six-inch crown molding throughout plus an electric awning over its patio area. Furnishings in the home are negotiable. Send me more information about Stuart Yacht & Country Club!
> Daniel Island, Charleston, SC reports that the newest selection of golf neighborhood residences within Daniel Island Park is nearing completion. The River Green Townhomes, situated near holes 3, 8 and 9 of the Ralston Creek golf course, are being built by David Weekley Homes.
They range from 2,600 to 2,900 sq. ft. and feature open floor plans and a choice of either three or five bedrooms. With low exterior maintenance requirements, these homes are well priced, starting at $635,000. Send me more information about Daniel Island!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Hilton Head Lakes, SC‘s Pay What You Play beer promotion at its popular watering hole, The Cafe at Hilton Head Lakes, is giving golfers a new incentive to score their best. Just show your scorecard to Barb at The Cafe when you you stop in to enjoy a freshly made deli sandwich or daily luncheon special after you play. You’ll then pay what you played for your first beer. Shoot a 79 and pay just 79 cents–hit’em straight and drink up. Send me more information about Hilton Head Lakes!
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Palm City FL reminds vacation visitors there are a limited number of winter rental properties at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club and they are renting fast.
Check out the community on its Stay & Play Package first. Cost is just $400 for two nights’ lodging for two guests, plus dinner for two, two luncheons for two, two rounds of golf, unlimited tennis and fitness amenity use and a tour of the community. Send me more information about Harbour Ridge!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> Viniterra, New Kent VA reports that fall is in full swing, bringing outstanding golf weather and course conditions. The community was also fortunate enough to participate in the 28th annual Classics on the Green auto event, which took place on Sept. 16.
More than 300 modern and classic cars dotted the green, along with barbeque, vendors, live music, and over 2,000 event attendees. Send me more information about Viniterra!
> Desert Mountain, Scottsdale AZ is letting home buyers know that new-home sales in the Phoenix market have surged 58% since last July, according to Arizona State University researchers. Also, in July alone, builders applied for the largest number of permits in nearly four years.
Further, Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller report notes that Phoenix is one of the top 5 U.S. housing markets with price gains of 13.9% over the past year. Phoenix real estate has been a bargain the last few years. Trends suggest that situation won’t last long. Send me more information about Desert Mountain!
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton SC invites you to the New Model Park Grand Opening Weekend, happening Sat., Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. It’s a chance to tour designer showcase homes, win prize packages from area favorites including Station 300, Hampton Hall Golf, The Cottage, Backwater Bill’s and more.
There is also a Realtor Breakfast Preview Event on Fri., Oct. 5 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Realtors are invited to tour showcase homes within Hampton Lake’s new Model Park, enjoy gourmet breakfast items in each home and win prizes such as dining gift certificates at The Cottage and Backwater Bill’s, a $200 AMEX gift card and an iPad 2. Send me more information about Hampton Lake!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deals
> Kiawah Island, SC’s Golf or Gourmet Escape Packages allow guests to choose from accommodations in the Sanctuary Hotel $(300/night, a 60% savings) or a luxury villa ($200/night)and also receive two rounds of golf or two gourmet dinners. Send me more info…
> The Woodlands at Ibis Golf & C.C., W. Palm Beach, FL’s new Fly, Try & Buy program. Fly down and buy a home and you will receive up to $1,000 to cover your travel expenses. Send me more info…
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake, NC’s current Spotlight Property at 62 Gallery Drive is a 2- to 3-BR condominium with 2 BAs and a flexible layout. This 1,527 sf residence, which lists for $179,900, provides you an optional study or 3rd bedroom. Send me more info…
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA’s charming golf cottage with 4BRs/3.5-BAs lists for $415,000. This spacious home, which borders a golf green and fairway, has a welcoming front porch, covered back deck and patio. 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
> Estrella del Mar, Mazatlan
Oceanfront community, private Pacific Ocean beach, Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf, condos, homesites from $150,000
> 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
=> 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
> DeBordieu, Georgetown
Private, gated, coastal community, water and golf views, homes from $525,000