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Good Morning! Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend planning future getaway travel. Today we present new summer getaways for Reynolds Plantation, GA, and Viniterra, VA.
Bonus benefits include $400 club credit at Reynolds Plantation and souvenir gift basket from your stay at Viniterra’s Vintager Inn at New Kent winery where great wines and gourmet dining are standard. See below for all the details, new real estate deals, community news, events and more.
We also introduce today GCH Quik-Reviews–short commentary from GCH Editors who have visited a community in the news and have experienced it first-hand.
TODAY’S NEW REAL ESTATE DEALS
> Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club, Palm City, FL is showing a 4-BR, 4.5-BA home in its Bayberry Village neighborhood at the newly adjusted price of $399,000.
This residence is fully renovated and expanded, including the addition of an MBR suite with his-and-her closets plus a spacious master bath. A new roof, new a/c system and all-new state-of-the-art kitchen are among the major refurbishments. Send me more information about Harbour Ridge!
GCH Quik-Review >> GCH Editors stayed at Harbour Ridge just last month and loved the desert choices at the Clubhouse, kids won’t want to miss all the delicious selections. The St. Lucie River location makes for scenic views and eye-pleasing walks. Excellent golf course which our editors felt challenging, but rewarding to the (occasional) well-struck shot. <<
> Indian River Colony Club, Melbourne FL has a Featured Home for just $95,000–furniture included in that low price. A 3-BR, 2-BA Columbus model at 1205 Mayflower, this home affords fine views of a lake and nature preserve.
It’s also great for hosting friends with its large guest bedrooms featuring spacious baths. Covered screen porch looks out on the lake and preserve, too. Send me more information about Indian River Colony Club!
TODAY’S NEW TRAVEL DEALS
> Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA presents its Summer Getaway Package, which includes luxury cottage accommodations, unlimited golf, tennis club, pool, restaurant and marina access.
Package provides a 2-night, 3-day stay in a cottage or condo available now through Sept. 30 and each one includes a $400 club credit toward your favorite activities.
Enjoy 2-BR lodgings for $990, 3BR for $1,112 and 4BR for $1,244. Other packages are available from $149. Send me more information about Reynolds Plantation!
GCH Quik-Review >> If you’ve never had the pleasure of a golf trip to Reynolds Plantation, GCH Editors recommend it highly. Based on our many wonderful stays at this vast lakeside golf haven, we know you’ll find the lodging spacious, quiet and amazingly comfortable—and the dining is equally exceptional. <<
> Viniterra, New Kent VA is now booking its Viniterra Getaway Premium Golf Package, a 2-day, one-night stay at the Vintager Inn at New Kent Vineyards priced at $375 a couple.
Enjoy golf Viniterra’s Rees Jones-designed course bordering the inn, and check out activities such as daily gourmet breakfasts, horseback riding, historic tours, outlet shopping in Williamsburg and more.
Take home your souvenir gift basket from the trip. Send me more information about Viniterra!
GCH Quik-Review >> Yes, there’s excellent wine country in greater Williamsburg, along with historic sites our editors have found on several visits so memorable. The Vintager Inn is definitely the place to stay—Viniterra’s wonderful Rees Jones golf course is right next door to it. <<
SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENTS
> Sun City Oro Valley, Oro Valley AZ and its residents plan a June 20 trip to Chase Field in Phoenix to see the Arizona Diamondbacks host the Seattle Mariners in big-league baseball action.
The group departs by luxury coach at 9:45 to enjoy a day of fun at the ballpark. Great seats at just $44, travel costs included, have been reserved for this interleague matchup of the D-backs and Mariners. Send me more information about Sun City Oro Valley!
Best Real Estate & Travel Deal Shorts
> Balsam Mountain Preserve, NC’s Experience Balsam Package provides lodgings in a Residence Club Cabin for $199/night Sun.-Thur. and $225/night Fri.-Sat. Or stay in a 4-BR home for $229/night.
Play golf, take a guided horseback ride, explore with a naturalist. Send me more information about Balsam Mountain Preserve!
GCH Quik-Review >> A stay in the Club Cabins are a true instant vacation–fireplaces inside and on the screened-in porch, post-and-beam construction, rustic feel and long mountain views. The pool complex is ideal for children, the equestrian center is modern and impressive and the vast acreage of Balsam Mountain will provide a lifetime of natural wonder and exploration. <<
> Sea Pines, Hilton Head, SC’s rentals include a 3-BR unfurnished home for 6 or 12 months at 5 Pine Court in Greenwood Forest. Monthly rent is $1,800 plus utilities. Send me more information about Sea Pines!
> Anderson Creek Club, Spring Lake NC’s 4-BR, 3.5-BA home at 41 Piney Pond Road lists for just $419,000.
It features a granite-and-stainless kitchen w/nook, plus a Keeping Room w/fireplace, family room, and luxury Master Suite on first floor. Send me more information about Anderson Creek Club!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
> The Bay Club, Mattapoisett , MA congratulates head golf professional Greg Yeomans and his two assistants, who tied for 1st and 5th place in the NEPGA Acushnet Pro-Assistant Championship held at the Bay Club recently.
Yeomans, three-time winner of Cape Cod Chapter of the New England PGA’s Player of the Year Award, headed both Bay Club entries which won a combined $3,250 and posted scores of 65 and 66 on the club’s Brad-Faxon designed course. Send me more information about The Bay Club!
GCH Quik-Review >> Just a mile from Buzzard’s Bay, The Bay Club is known for its top-drawer golf course and superior single-family homes. Homes are of high quality and reflect the best of New England traditional home design. Tennis and paddle tennis courts keep rackets swinging year-round. If you’re looking for a home, ask for Dave Andrews who will make your visit a memorable one. <<
> Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, Dade City FL is pleased to announce that Cross Vine Homes will soon begin construction of its first inventory home in the community.
A Georgetown model floor plan, this 4-BR, 4-BA home will feature a loft, den, formal dining and living rooms, 3-car garage and a tile roof. Price of this 3.399 sf home will be announced soon. Send me more information about Lake Jovita!
NEW LAST WEEK ON WATERVIEWHOME.NET
=> 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
RECENTLY ADDED TO WATERVIEWHOME
=> Amelia National Golf & Country Club, Fernandina Beach
Private, gated community, clubhouse, fitness, tennis, swim club, restaurants, Tom Fazio golf, homes from the $300,000s
=> Stuart Yacht & Country Club, Stuart
Gated community, 24 hour security, Yacht Club, golf, sports complex, homes from $125,000
=> Treviso Bay, Naples
Gated and private, 1,000-plus acres, Arthur Hills-designed golf, planned clubhouse with resort-style amenities, homes from the $179,000s
=> The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenville
Private community in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 300 miles of shoreline, marina, fitness, golf, lots from $100,000s
=> Callawassie Island Club, Okatie
Gated, 880-acre coastal community, Tom Fazio golf, clubhouse, dining, homes from $300,000, lots from $15,000
=> The Resort at Eagle Mountain Lake, Fort Worth
Private, gated, lakefront community, championship golf, fitness, trails, boat launch, villas from $240,000
RECENTLY ADDED TO GOLFCOURSEHOME
=> Balsam Mountain Preserve, Sylva
4,400 acres of mountain living, nature preserve, golf, equestrian, fishing, hiking, real estate from $100,000
=> 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