There’s nothing quite like spending a sunny day on the golf course. The pristinely kept rolling hills, miles of endless shades of green and overall peaceful setting are bound to leave you loving life and all that’s associated with this beloved sport. Now imagine experiencing this lifestyle every day by simply walking out your own front door. From expansive properties that neighbor well-known golf courses to homes with lawns that seamlessly merge into the green of a course, here are ten properties that are undeniably up to par with any avid golfer’s dream.
Westchester Country Club
Ranked 12th of 4,000 private clubs in the United States, the Westchester Country Club, which is located in Harrison, NY, features two championship golf courses. The club has hosted numerous memorable events over the years including The Barclays and most recently the Women’s PGA Championship, which took place this past June. Members and pros alike praise this course for its beautiful scenery, well-kept grounds and challenging landscape. Set directly on the club’s grounds, 10 Park Drive is an exquisitely crafted corner property with lush, level lawns, gorgeous perennials and stately mature trees. Multiple decks and terraces allow for private outdoor relaxation as well as constant views of this charming Colonial home’s picture-perfect setting. Just a short distance away, 1 Laurelwood Court rests in a private enclave adjacent to the club and just steps away from downtown Rye. Full of luxurious amenities including a pool, tennis court and more on its nearly four acres of manicured grounds, the 13,000 square foot estate offers sheer elegance and a country club lifestyle both at home and right down the street.
The Club at River Oaks
The Club at River Oaks is a gated golf community and 18-hole championship golf course in Sherman, CT. The area is comprised of 350 acres of picturesque land, complete with a club house, pool, tennis and fitness center as well as access to golf membership. Unbeatable course views are available regardless of membership while residing at 6 Pond View Lane, a rustic yet luxurious home situated on the club’s gorgeous grounds. Located within walking distance of the premier golfing offered here, 2 Blackberry Lane, which is also in Sherman, CT, offers a classic and sophisticated atmosphere that has been meticulously updated, making sure to stay true to its original Colonial farmhouse style. Amenities include an in-ground pool, guest house and three-car garage.
Fenwick Golf Club
A beloved summer community in the Connecticut shoreline town of Old Saybrook known as Fenwick greets visitors with a warm sea breeze, beautiful vistas and enjoyable neighborhood offerings each and every day. Approximately 195 acres of land comprises the majority of the community, which, according to the National Register of Historic Places, consists of about 60 buildings in the heart of Fenwick, as well as the area’s golf course, neighboring tennis courts and boating club. Fenwick Golf Club is a 9-hole public course, with two sets of tees for different skill levels. The course opened in 1896, and is surrounded by multiple stunning houses, including 2 Mulberry Street, a breathtaking waterfront hideaway tucked away in a retreat-like setting with easy access to golfing, the marina, sandy beaches and so much more. Begin each day with incomparable, sweeping views from the cottage’s spacious back deck as the sunrise peaks over the Long Island Sound and Fenwick lighthouse, and later head out for a mid-day game of golf—this property undoubtedly presents the perfect combination of classic coastal activities and summer fun.
The Apawamis Club
The Apawamis Club is a beautiful gathering place in Rye, NY for members to enjoy memorable times and social events in a comfortable yet elegant setting. Ranked among the top 100 private country clubs in the country, the club offers a pristine 18-hole golf course with top-notch facilities and opportunities for all-day outings in an impeccably kept environment. Lucky residents of 276 Locust Avenue, a classic center hall Colonial home set on an acre of land overlooking the course, can enjoy fabulous views such as this every day while relaxing in this six-bedroom residence with abundant living space. A rare opportunity to reside directly on the country club grounds is available at 10 Club Road, a new-construction Hampton-style home that boasts 9,656 square feet of space and over an acre of land at the end of Club Road. You can’t get much closer to living the country club life than that!
Stonybrook Golf Course
Known as one of the more challenging 9-hole courses in Connecticut, Litchfield County’s Stonybrook Golf Course boasts expertly manicured grounds in a scenic, laid-back country atmosphere. Benefitting from its close proximity to the course, 305 Milton Point, a carefully maintained Colonial home in Milton, CT, abuts this scenic spot in town, offering the perfect opportunity for a relaxing afternoon escape right next door. Grab some friends and head over to the club for a neighborhood round of golf—there are plenty of chances to perfect your swing while living at this timeless New England home.
Sleepy Hollow Country Club
338 acres of hills comprise the Sleepy Hollow Country Club, where one of the finest golf courses in the country resides. Constructed and designed by numerous legendary golf architects throughout the years, the championship course boasts 27 holes in the stunning riverfront setting of Scarborough, NY. 148 Tower Hill Road enjoys similar views of the Hudson from its sweeping expanse of landscaped property, which is located in a private residential enclave of the Sleepy Hollow Country Club. The Newport-style house has been brilliantly renovated, welcoming all to an exceptional residence with luxurious features and amenities, one of which of course includes convenient golf course access.
Country Club of Pittsfield
Escape from the typical day-to-day at the Country Club of Pittsfield, a family club in the Berkshires that continually represents the area’s outdoor freedoms and natural beauty. The club’s 18-hole course fills visitors with both wonder and challenge, as the wide variety of terrain, trees, landscaping and spectacular views guarantee the ultimate New England golfing experience. Known for its 12 exquisite acres that merge seamlessly with the 9th hole of this Donald Ross-designed Wayne Stiles golf course, 575 Pittsfield Street, an incredible Tudor-style residence in Pittsfield, MA, offers a golf course home lifestyle of its own kind.