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Good Morning! Our Deals department is augmented today by our first-ever sponsor, the luxurious Glacier Club in Durango, Colorado. See below to see how you can win a two-night golf stay.
Other deals includes a new golf course home on the No. 4 fairway at Woodside Plantation, plus a new and creative way to buy a home at Solivita while collecting rent on your own home while it’s on the market. For all the details, see below.—David Lott, Founder/Publisher
Win a 2-Day Golf Stay at The Glacier Club
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken SC lists a new model home at 162 Twin Ponds Lane that affords memorable vistas down No. 4 fairway of Hollow Creek Golf Course. This 3/4-BR, 3-BA model, The Ashley II, provides 2,966 sf of comfortable space for $469,000.
Design highlights include a spacious great room with Hitchcock ceiling, master suite featuring bath with cathedral ceiling and granite-topped vanity, plus a large covered rear porch with wrought-iron railings and stained wood floors. Send me more information about Woodside Plantation!
> Indian River Colony Club, Melbourne FL has a new Featured Listing for a residence at 1557 Independence, sited on a well-treed corner lot.
This 3BR/2-BA home, with an asking price of just $127,700, has new paint inside and out plus granite counter tops, new screen enclosure, new stainless steel appliances, new upgraded light fixtures and top-quality tile in the bathrooms. Send me more information about Indian River Colony Club!
> Solivita, Poinciana FL announces a creative idea for buying a home while your own house is still on the market. Under a new agreement with Marketplace Homes, a nationwide property-management firm, homeowners wishing to move into a brand-new Solivita home can do so with a guaranteed long-term lease plan on their existing residence.
The Solivita home buyer is guaranteed paid rent on their former residence, plus utilities, lawn care and tenant repairs for up to a six-year lease agreement.
In addition, if Marketplace Homes sells your home during the lease, you get 100% of your asking price. Send me more information about Solivita!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Sun City Oro Valley, Oro Valley AZ announces a new Loyalty Card Program offering great incentives for golfers. It’s a traditional punch-card system that translates to a 17 percent rate discount on 18-hole rounds for any regular.
Just play five weekday rounds at The Views Golf Club on-property and get your sixth round of golf at no charge. Offer is good through the end of April, 2013. Send me more information about Sun City Oro Valley!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head SC announces the completion to important updates to its Spring Lake Pavilion and lakeside community recreation area. The project included new facilities for outdoor community gatherings, cookouts, day camp activities and nature interpretation.
A highlight of the upgrades is a new, 6,100 sf lakeside rec building, designed by architect Tom Parker complete with magnificent views. The site also hosts a new lake-side pier with wedding pavilion over the water, an oyster roast/picnic area and an outdoor fire pit with rocking chairs on a broad terrace. Send me more information about Hilton Head Plantation!
> The Cliffs at Glassy, Landrum SC continues its dedication to culinary excellence and member enjoyment with two upcoming events. On Fri., Oct. 26 it’s a Mountain Mixer happy hour with complimentary hors d’oeuvres followed by the classic Glassy Prime Rib for dinner.
Then on Sat., Nov. 1 Chef Chuck kicks off his new fall à la carte menu with an Espresso-rubbed Filet and Poached Maine Lobster Tail. Send me more information about The Cliffs at Glassy!
> Woodside Plantation, Aiken SC recently held its annual Fall Fishing Outing, with 15 community anglers participating. The big winner was Bob Carter with a total catch of 12 bass, including two over 18 inches.
Awards were given for the first fish of the day, caught by Tim Burcroff, while the last fish of the day prize went to Dale Hutsell. More autumn fishing events are planned. Send me more information about Woodside Plantation!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deals
> Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island, SC’s “Escape Vacation” package features a bonus 3-night return getaway for $99 when booked before Jan. 31. Stay between Mar. 2 and Sept. 6, 2013.
Package provides up to 15% off a choice of weekly home or villa rental,$100 resort credit for golf, dining and more. Send more more info…
> Hampton Lake, Bluffton, SC’s Lake Club Grand Opening Weekend is Nov. 9-11. Come visit on a special Weekend Package of just $89 for 2 nights/3 days. Incentives for this weekend only include 90% financing on homesites & Citizens Home packages. Send more more info…
> Grand Haven Palm Coast, FL’s spotlight listing is a luxurious 4-BR/4-BA Rutenberg home with pool/spa overlooking the 18th Green of Grand Haven’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, for $795,000. Send me more info…
> Solivita, Poinciana, FL’s recent grand opening of its brand new model park showcased the community’s 12 newest models designed by award-winning architect Michael Woodley. Prices range from the high-$130,000s to more than $350,000. All homes feature ENERGY STAR® appliances. Send me more info…
RECENTLY ADDED TO WATERVIEWHOME
> Estrella del Mar, Mazatlan
816-acre gated community, Robert Trent Jones Jr., golf, 3.5 miles of beach, oceanfront condos from $199,000
=> 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
> On Top of the World Communities, Ocala
55+ Community, Gated, central FL location, 36 holes of golf, indoor/outdoor pools, fitness center, Health and Recreation Center, homes from $169,920
> Venice Golf & Country Club, Venice
Gated community, Ted McAnlis golf, aquatics complex, dining, active social calendar, homes from $250,000