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What It’s Like to Live on a Golf Course

What It’s Like to Live on a Golf Course

July 29, 2022

Categories: Golf, Lifestyle, Real Estate

The Top Benefits of Living on a Golf Course

When it comes to golf, avid players are known for their fierce dedication to the sport. And for those who are always looking to practice their swing, what could be better than walking out your door and directly onto the course? 

Whether you are a golf enthusiast or just boast an appreciation for the sport, continue reading to discover the benefits of living on a golf course. 

1. Convenience

One of the main reasons someone may decide to live on a golf course is due to pure convenience. When you live so close to the course, you have the unique opportunity to play as much golf as your heart desires. You can easily wake up and play an entire round, or just nine holes when you have a couple of hours to spare. What’s more, you will be located near the golf clubhouse as well as other amenities such as tennis courts, fitness centers, restaurants, pro-shops, and more.  

2. Picturesque Views

When you live on a golf course, your home is surrounded by picturesque rolling hills and emerald fairways. These spectacular views can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home. Plus, some courses are even located along the ocean or river making for beautiful layers of scenery. As an added bonus, when you live on a golf course, you won’t have to worry about landscaping or mowing your lawn as the course will be maintained to always look pristine. 

3. Property Value  

Last but not least, buying a house on a golf course is a great investment. Since these properties are limited in number and highly sought after, they maintain their value over time. That way, if in the future you decide to sell your property, you can rest assured that it will have excellent resale value. 

Golf Course Neighborhoods on Kiawah Island 

On Kiawah Island, several of our properties are located along our award-winning golf courses. Let’s take a closer look at a few of these neighborhoods that boast beautiful golf course views. 

1. The Burn 

The Burn is one of our latest communities showcasing seven breathtaking homesites set directly along the opening holes of the Members-only Cassique golf course. Each one of these built-for-sale homes will be positioned to maximize the layered views of the emerald fairways, blue lagoon, and shimmering Kiawah River. Residents of the neighborhood will also enjoy close access to the Cassique Clubhouse which features several restaurants, community gathering spaces, a pro-shop, and more. 

2. Front Nine Lane

Bordering the first fairway of the acclaimed Ocean Course, Front Nine Lane is the perfect neighborhood for the golf enthusiast.

Here, residents enjoy the prestige of living adjacent to the site of the 2021 PGA Championship. These built-for-sale homes will provide residents with stunning multi-layer views of the fairways, lagoons, and the Atlantic Ocean. Moreover, the scenery of Pete Dye’s world-famous fairways is truly a sight to behold. In addition to playing golf, residents of this neighborhood spend time strolling the shore, biking various trails, and basking in the natural beauty of the Island. 

the benefits of living on a golf course

Front Nine Lane

3. The Settlement

Residents of The Settlement neighborhood are awarded the opportunity to live along Tom Fazio’s River Course. A Members-only offering, this course runs along the River’s edge providing for a kaleidoscope of landscapes. The neighborhood itself is hallmarked by winding hedge-lined streets and quite a few walking paths. Here, residents enjoy the convenience of being just steps away from the River Course Clubhouse which houses a variety of amenities including a fitness center, five-star dining, the exclusive Sasanqua Day Spa, and a full-service golf shop.

4. Marsh Walk 

Also located along the Ocean Course, Marsh Walk borders the front nine holes with picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean. Pairing built-for-sale convenience with built-for-you design, these homes offer the best of both worlds. Not to mention, they are constructed with an abundance of outdoor areas and vast windows so residents can take in the immense beauty of their surroundings at all times. Inside, Marsh Walk’s homes boast a light and breezy aesthetic that seamlessly blends into the coastal surroundings of the neighborhood. 

the benefits of living on a golf course

Marsh Walk

5. The Enclave at Turtle Beach 

Situated in the East Beach community, The Enclave at Turtle Beach encompasses golf course living at its finest. This quintessential beachfront neighborhood borders the Jack Nicklaus’ Turtle Point Golf Course and is just a short stroll away from Kiawah’s 10-mile beach. Featuring brick-lined sidewalks, picket fences, and old-fashioned street lamps, The Enclave at Turtle Beach exudes Southern charm. All in all, this village is ideal for those who wish to be near both the beach and the golf course. 

Take a Swing at Calling Kiawah Island Home

As a two-time host of the PGA Championship, Kiawah has a global reputation for its exceptional golf. With seven total golf courses, these distinct offerings are scattered across the Island, so residents are never too far from playing a round of golf. 

When you purchase a qualifying property on the Island, you are granted the unique opportunity to join the exclusive Kiawah Island Club which was created to bring Island residents of similar pursuits and passions together. Among our three levels of Membership is our Golf Membership — allowing Members to use all facilities at the River Course, the Cassique Course, The Sports Pavilion, the Sasanqua Spa, and The Beach Club with no payment of greens or court fees. With this level of Membership, you can make friends on the fairways and enjoy as much golf as you like.

Ready to turn your dream of living on a golf course into reality? Click the button below to view our available properties with beautiful golf course views. And if you see one you like, don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.

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