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Suwanee, and the surrounding Atlanta area is a dream come true for golf lovers. With year-round temperate weather, and an abundance of green, lush courses it's easy to see why. Today's golf fanatics can live on the golf course, while providing their families with custom homes, a wide range of recreational activities, and the comfort of a neighborhood of family and friends. Golf and country club communities are now located in Suwanee and the surrounding area. And they are certainly not appealing to just golfers. Many corporate executives, young families and even empty nesters find country club living to be just the right type of lifestyle for them.
Expect the best when you purchase a home in a golf and country club community. Most communities offer more than one builder and several different styles and amenity packages. Located on 630 acres of lush, rolling countryside in booming Forsyth county, Laurel Springs is an exclusive, gated, golf community of 750 homes, where residents enjoy the "pursuit of living well." This master-planned community features a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, a Stan Smith Swim and Tennis Complex, and an award-winning Residents' Club. The River Club is a single-entrance, guard-gated neighborhood which will feature as many as 430 estate-sized homes priced from the $900's. Amenities are private and include The River Club Golf Club, Greg Norman-designed golf course, a clubhouse and an expansive Lakeside Sports Center. Past the grand Edinburgh gated entrance are winding avenues graced by a collection of classic residences. Wooded golf course and green space homesites are the perfect setting. The community's Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course - only the second of its kind in the nation - has been honored with great reviews. The Clubhouse, complete with Jack's Place - a bar and grill, pro shop, expansive banquet facilities, and terrace overlooking the driving range are beckoning to residents as are the pleasures of advance tee times, special rates and playing with a forecaddie. This remarkable collection of eighteen holes, replicated with Nicklaus' courses around the world, makes Bears' Best at Edinburgh a truly unique golf experience.
Other nearby golf communities include:
Each country club has its own relationship with the community that surrounds it. The traditional view is that the club is for members only, and these members are limited to those who have a home in the neighborhood. Other clubs operate independently of the neighborhoods around it. St. Marlo Golf Club is a public golf club located within a private, gated comunity. Residents can simply "pay as they play." However, St. Marlo also offers memberships to the public, which guarantee preferred tee times and other services. Semi-private clubs such as Olde Atlanta Club is one of Forsyth County's, premier golf club communities. Located along the panoramic Chattahoochee River valley and just two miles from north Fulton County, Olde Atlanta is a beautiful sidewalk community of about 640 homes on 594 acres. Running through the community is the challenging semi-private 6,789-yard Olde Atlanta Golf Course, which was designed by the renowned architect Arthur Hills.
Finding the perfect golf and country club community is a little like shooting fish in a barrel - you just can't miss.