5 Golf Courses Where You Can Build Your Dream Home


5 Golf Courses Where You Can Build Your Dream Home


Today, avid golfers sometimes combine their love of the links with savvy real estate investing. Constructing a custom home within a well-maintained golf course community provides a low-maintenance way to reside close to the greens. In many places, property owners discover a strong market demand exists for this type of residence. This brief article explores five golf courses in the United States where you can build your dream home!

1. Mirabel Golf Course, Scottsdale, Arizona

Tom Fazio designed the Mirabel Golf Course, links created to accommodate 71-par players. The course takes full advantage of spectacular high desert views. It adjoins extensively landscaped residential areas. Select from 315 custom homesites on generously-sized lots, or choose an already finished home in the nearby El Corazon neighborhood.

2. Comanche Trace in Kerrville, Texas

This vaunted 27-hole golf course (three 9-hole greens) in the Texas Hill Country offers panoramic views. Residents enjoy access to a nearby practice facility and a large clubhouse, too. Famous PGA players frequently practice on these links. Tom Kite, Randy Russell, and Roy Bechtol designed these courses for the master-planned golfing community. Three neighborhoods within the development accommodate residents: Tuscan Village, German Cottage, and Les Châteaux. Select the latter to obtain a lot and choose an approved floor plan.

3. Eagle Harbor on Fleming Island in Florida

Living near the best golf course in Fleming Island holds some important advantages. With a prime location just 20 miles south of the growing metropolis of Jacksonville, residents of Eagle Harbor enjoy a scenic, park-like setting. The challenging 18-hole golf course designed by Clyde B. Johnston offers many hours of healthy outdoor exercise. It includes Bermuda Grass and sand traps. Book a tee time with friends, then relax after your game at the Eagle Harbor Golf Club’s friendly Talons Bar & Grill.

4. The Jim Fazio Golf Course at Currahee, in Toccoa, Georgia

Build beside this award-winning 7,513-yard golf course to enjoy playing on links offering a view of four states! The fairway includes steep grades and an array of challenging holes. Currahee received the 2018 Golf Club of the Year Award from Lux Life Magazine. Golfweek rated it among the nation’s top 100 residential courses for several years. Its course offers a Par-72 level of play. The slopes contribute significantly to the difficulty of mastering this course. Lots in this development begin at $65,000. Prospective buyers have a choice of purchasing a fully built residence, or construction their own dream home in accordance with the HOA guidelines.

5. Dataw Island, South Carolina

Property owners in the Dataw Island golfing community enjoy playing on two exclusive 18-hole courses. Arthur Hills designed the Morgan River Course and Tom Fazio created the Cotton Dike Course. Located just minutes outside of the town of Beaufort on the site of a former plantation, these charming private links lie near a marina and tennis facilities. Residents also enjoy access to a pro shop and regular golf lessons.

An Appealing Destination

Selecting a lot close to a golf course provides many buyers with a chance to reside near their favorite leisure activity. While not inexpensive, this strategy often results in healthy realty appreciation. Consider these five exciting golf courses as your search for the site of your dream home!


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