Good Morning! Today’s issue is about North Carolina living and the communities located in the state’s three main regions: mountains, central and coastal.
See below for descriptions and amenities at these world-class communities where regional character shapes residents, activities and friendships. —David Lott, Founder/Publisher
GCH Network Newsletter
Communities On the Water & the Golf Course
Vol. 16, No. 1,083 February 12, 2016 Circ. 15,000
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NORTH CAROLINA LIVING: MOUNTAINS
Connestee Falls, Brevard
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> Connestee Falls, Brevard NC is a private, gated community in the Western North Carolina mountains, tucked into the stimulating college town of Brevard. It’s a place of friendly people and breathtaking beauty, known for its signature waterfalls and four mountain lakes.
Top-notch amenities include a grand clubhouse with dining, 13 miles of private hiking trails, a large heated pool and championship golf. Activity here also centers around the tennis and pickleball centers and the wellness center. Send me more information about Connestee Falls!
It will be easy to find residents of like minds here with more than 60 community clubs and organizations pursuing fun, challenging and rewarding activities in an upbeat social atmosphere.
The 3,900-acre community, which is ecologically planned to protect its original environment and preserve natural forests, is also a welcoming place to meet neighbors and make new friends. Send me more information about Connestee Falls!
Champion Hills, Hendersonville
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> Champion Hills, Hendersonville NC is a private, debt-free community in a spectacular mountain setting. Residents come from throughout the country for the laid-back Southern lifestyle, but enjoy all the dining, shopping, arts and outdoor activities that the famed Asheville region offers.
At the heart of the community is the Champion Hills Club. This lodge–style clubhouse is a casual yet elegant location for events, parties and organized community activities. Send me more information about Champion Hills!
With extensive amenities, great dining options and a full social calendar, there is always plenty to do and friends and neighbors to share it with at Champion Hills.
A dedicated activities director is on hand to make getting together with new friends and old easy and enjoyable. With lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, championship golf by Tom Fazio, a full fitness center (with many fitness classes), a heated pool and hydro spa plus tournament-level bocce courts, you’ll never lack for variety in your recreation and wellness activities. Send me more information about Champion Hills!
The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, Arden
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> The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, Arden NC, the only private gated golf community in Asheville is just minutes from downtown. It offers a rare mix of privacy, convenience, natural splendor and refined elegance. It sits on 1,500 acres surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest and minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The heart of the community is the Club Village, home to the 12,000-sf Tavern which offers fine and casual dining in an elegant setting, plus the Golf House and neighborhood townhomes. Send me more information about The Cliffs at Walnut Cove!
Opened in 2005, the community’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course is the only championship golf course to have debuted with a PGA Tour event. An 18,000-sf, state-of-the-art Wellness Center features a fitness room, cardio area, training room and aerobics studio.
A heated indoor pool and Junior Olympic outdoor pool are available for swimming laps or water fitness classes. The center also features four Har-Tru clay, lighted tennis courts, personal training and consultation from on-site exercise physiologists, plus spa services. Send me more information about The Cliffs at Walnut Cove!
NORTH CAROLINA LIVING: CENTRAL
Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake
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> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake NC is a private, gated community on 1,700 acres master-planned to include custom homes, wooded homesites, townhomes, condominiums and carriage homes. Staying fit and enjoying life are mainstays of the community.
Recreational options include a new clubhouse with fitness room, tennis courts, swimming pool and spa, nature trails, sheltered picnic areas and championship golf. Send me more information about Anderson Creek Club!
The headwaters of Anderson Creek itself are on club grounds, so residents can easily enjoy 19 well-stocked fishing ponds, plus canoeing and paddle boating. Waterfalls and fountains are located throughout the community with seating and viewing areas for the quiet relaxation every vacation needs.
Take a stroll on a footbridge to one of the many quaint gazebos located throughout the community or explore wildlife along the club’s nature trail. Send me more information about Anderson Creek Club!
Brier Creek Country Club, Raleigh
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> Brier Creek Country Club, Raleigh NC, in the heart of the sought-after Triangle area, is just minutes from downtown Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Residents have access to a magnificent 40,000-sf clubhouse complex including tennis, swimming, fine and casual dining, a fitness center, business amenities, and much more.
Brier Creek Country Club combines a warm neighborhood lifestyle with the finest in golf and country club elegance, all set in the sublime North Carolina atmosphere. Deke’s Grille provides casual dining and, come evening, you can socialize or dance the night away in the grand ballroom. Send me more information about Brier Creek!
When you want to spend a quiet day in the clubhouse, you can indulge an old hobby or take up a new one by participating in one of many community club programs.
Staying fit and active year-round is easy at the state-of-the-art fitness center, with its modern weight machines and regular group aerobics classes. Outdoors, you can enjoy tennis and play a round of golf on the 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, or just relax by the poolside. Send me more information about Brier Creek!
Hasentree, Wake Forest
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> Hasentree, Wake Forest NC is a private, 805-acre country club and golf community located near Wake Forest in north Raleigh. Families enjoy the 13,000-sf Family Activity Club with swimming, spa, fitness center, adventure playground, game/media room and kids corner.
Children are free to explore, create, and thrive with the resort-style pools, planned activities, and abundant open space in which to play. They can also picnic at Hasentree Lake and take advantage of six miles of walking and bike trails. Send me more information about Hasentree!
The community caters to the true tennis enthusiast who chooses to participate in programs year-round. It’s also ideal for those only interested in an occasional, friendly pairing or clinic. There are four hydrated Har–Tru tennis courts and two hard courts, plus expert instruction from the professional tennis staff.
Golfers enjoy the challenge of the Tom-Fazio-designed championship golf course, with its wide fairways and sloping greens. Send me more information about Hasentree!
NORTH CAROLINA LIVING: COASTAL
Carolina Colours, New Bern
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> Carolina Colours, New Bern NC is an active, tradition-minded community in a historic waterfront city. Offering both natural beauty and cultural stimulation, Carolina Colours is a place of time-honored values with outdoor activity a priority for residents and their families.
Sidewalks and paths connect residential neighborhoods with Brice Creek, 25-acre Carolina Lake and the Towne Lawn & Park. The Activity Campus features the Pavilion (community clubhouse), the championship golf course and a planned complex containing a fitness center, tennis center and pool. Send me more information about Carolina Colours!
The social center is the Pavilion, architecturally reminiscent of a traditional southern coastal retreat, which welcomes the natural outdoor beauty indoors for year-round activities. Boating enthusiasts will find 330 slips available on the Trent River.
In addition, there’s regional waterway access to the Trent, the Neuse River, Pamlico Sound, Bogue Sound, the Intracoastal Waterway and ultimately the Atlantic Ocean. Send me more information about Carolina Colours!