Five Gorgeous Homes in Golf Communities

September 7, 2021

At home, time slows down and the stresses of everyday life cease to exist. Here, families spend leisure time resting, relaxing, and winding down for the day. Where better to do so than on a golf course? Golf communities are ideal for those who enjoy the sport, aspire to play, or simply love to watch. The peaceful and picturesque setting of a course’s bright greenery is the perfect backdrop for a dream home.

Explore these beautiful properties, all located in premier golf communities, perfect for any avid golfer.

Clearwater, Florida

Inside the home’s custom wood double doors, a stunning, open floor plan showcases marble flooring, tray crown molding, a fireplace, plantation shutters, and a remodeled kitchen with quality wood cabinetry, sparkling granite counters, and professional appliances. If one kitchen isn’t enough, outside, the entertainment area has an additional kitchen, as well as a gleaming saltwater pool, open patio, sea walled pool deck, and a private, brackish water lake. The property effortlessly combines city and resort lifestyles; only a short drive away from Tampa and St. Petersburg, it spans 1.2 acres of private, picturesque grounds, featuring breathtaking views of bright, vast greens.

Located on the world-class Feather Sound Country Club, this beautiful 6,000 square foot Tampa Bay home is one of only 20 residences in the luxurious Eagle Point Community. A Joe Lee Signature Championship Golf Course sits at the heart of the country club, with an inviting clubhouse and year-round amenities. The course is just steps away from the property and is known as one of the most enjoyable and challenging layouts in the Tampa Bay area. Flowing around serene, natural lakes and boasting six different tee boxes for players of all levels, the course is truly one of a kind.

Listed by Carolina Conner and Jason Conner of Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach.

Park City, Utah

Featuring staggering panoramic views of a well-known Park City canyon, Villa del Alce is the ultimate mountain estate. This European-inspired property can entertain up to 100 guests with its spacious open kitchen, authentic Italian wood-burning pizza oven, and game room featuring a bar, fireplace, pool table, and a terrace seating area just outside. A unique grotto with decorative stone walls and wooden beams houses a mystical 12-person hot tub. Other amenities include a waterfall, a year-round outdoor dining area, a guest home, and a Kaleidoscope movie system.

Situated in the resort lifestyle community Promontory Ranch Club, members also have access to two golf courses, as well as spas, tennis courts, ski cabins, and a private beach. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the Painted Valley Golf Course was ranked the second-best in Utah by Golf Digest Magazine. The course boasts over 8,000 yards and flows alongside a stream winding through Promontory’s high-altitude valleys. The second course, designed by Pete Dye, ranked third best in Utah. It takes dramatic advantage of Promontory’s rugged hills and canyons. In addition to these two courses, the home even has its own golf simulator for private practice.

Listed by Paul Benson of Engel & Völkers Park City.

Banner Elk, North Carolina

No expense has been spared in this 11,559 square foot, six bedroom, six bathroom home. Designed by David Patrick Moses, the property features over $1 million USD of artisan-created woodworking, stonework, and fine cabinetry which are meticulously placed throughout the open floor plan. Comfort, design, and custom features are all showcased by the full bar, entertainment area, three professional ovens, two laundry rooms, generous office space, screened porch with a fireplace, and a three-car garage. Banner Elk’s spectacular mountains surround the property without impeding views of the Elk River Club golf course, visible from the home’s large decks.

On the Jack-Niklaus-designed course, altitudes range from 3,540 to 4,650 feet. Since its opening in 1984, it has held a spot as one of North Carolina’s Top Ten Golf Courses. Integrating play with the natural topography of the Blue Ridge Mountains, holes wind around the Elk River, shimmering lakes, and tree-lined fairways.

Listed by Tricia Holloway of Engel & Völkers Banner Elk.

College Station, Texas

Right on the number five fairway of Pebble Creek Golf Course in College Station Texas, this gorgeous home features views of the course from every room. A grand entry flows into a spectacular open floor plan including a formal dining area, gourmet kitchen, and casual breakfast area. With five bedrooms and seven bathrooms as well as a private office presenting stunning shelving, space is far from lacking. The palatial owner’s suite features a private entrance to the back patio, dual vanities, a large walk-in shower, and separate closets.

In addition to its half-acre lot, the property sits right on the course, making it feel even more expansive. Lakes, creeks, and woodlands provide a beautiful backdrop for the Ken-Dye-designed 18-hole championship golf course. The surrounding environment blends seamlessly with the course’s design to produce a unique golf experience filled with both challenge and enjoyment. Due to its four different locations, yardages range from 4,991 to nearly 7,000. Its multiple tees, rolling fairways, gently tiered greens, and unique holes make the Pebble Creek Golf Course a special place to play for those of all skill levels.

Listed by Sarah Miller of Engel & Völkers Bryan College Station.

Miramar Beach, Florida

In the highly desirable Sandestin subdivision of Villa Lago, this luxurious, four bedroom, four bathroom home stands apart from the rest. Not only has the property never been rented, unlike others in this community, it also feels larger and more spacious than most homes in the area. The 2,434 square foot interior is pristine, professionally decorated, and Mediterranean-inspired. Most impressively, the property sits on a premium lot boasting unobstructed panoramic views of the second hole of the Baytowne Golf Course, the only course on Florida’s Emerald Coast that extends from the beach to the bay. Baytowne Golf Club is revered as one of the finest creations by renowned designer Tom Jackson and has twice been hailed by Golf Digest as one of the “Best Places to Play” with 4 ½ stars. The property is being sold fully furnished, inclusive of a golf cart.

Listed by Jake Karraker of Engel & Völkers 30A Beaches.

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