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A List of Family-Friendly Communities with Resort-Style Amenities

Jul 19, 2021

7 Master Planned Communities Perfect for Families

There is simply no better place for families looking for an opportunity to live a once in a lifetime lifestyle, on a daily basis, than a luxury master-planned community. This type of community is built with its residents in mind, and it offers all the amenities and benefits you could ever want. All of this is found within your own community, providing a high quality of life. Plus, these luxury communities also offer beautiful homes and a thriving social life for adults and children alike. 

See what the country’s leading master planned communities have to offer to residents and why you should consider purchasing property in one. 

1. The Cliffs, North Carolina & South Carolina

At The Cliffs you will find seven master planned communities tucked into three different regions, each within minutes of America’s favorite small towns and dreamy Southern cities — Asheville, Greenville and Clemson. 

Each of the three areas has its own region, including The Asheville Region, The Lake Region, and The Mountain Region. Choose from living near the lively city of Asheville, on the shores of the gorgeous Lake Keowee, or surrounded by the famous Blue Ridge Mountains

All seven communities at The Cliffs offer their own perks and amenities. Every club has its own distinct golf course, encompassing golf-related amenities and offering players their own slice of heaven. You will also find a variety of restaurants, both casual and fine dining, spearheaded by some of the best Chefs in the region. Modern wellness centers staffed by fitness experts are also available to members to pursue their health and wellness goals. What’s more, within the boundaries of each community are miles of trails and meadows that border creeks, mountains, and rivers. As you can see, there are countless ways to enjoy the great outdoors, as well as countless opportunities to gather with neighbors and friends — and whichever community you call home, you can take advantage of all seven as a member at The Cliffs.

Every home built here, whether turnkey or custom, is built to the highest standards. Natural surroundings seamlessly blend with the residences, resulting in a breathtaking place to call home. 

Find the perfect fit for your lifestyle among our seven distinct communities and view available homes at The Cliffs

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2. Bayside on Fenwick Island, Delaware

The Bayside community is perfectly located in the quiet resort town of Fenwick Island, convenient to all the area has to offer. The beautiful coastal destination of Fenwick Island is serene but offers a variety of activities. This lovely master planned community offers lots of amenities, including a Jack Nicklaus golf course, health club and aquatic center, and outdoor swimming pool complex. There are a number of community events and activities at the clubhouse, which also includes a restaurant, bar and golf shop adjacent to the course. As a resident, you have access to the bay, where you can engage in watersports during the summer. 

A beautiful collection of bayside homes reflects the essence of Fenwick Island’s beach life, while the entire community exemplifies life on the shore. Bayside has new homes for sale that range from cozy to grand, making it the great place to call home for all types of lifestyles. Choose from many floor plans and settings, designed by some of the top builders in the area to meet your taste, budget, and lifestyle.

3. The Governor’s Land at Two Rivers, Williamsburg, Virginia

Located in the beautiful and tranquil Two Rivers region of Virginia, The Governor’s Land is an ideal retreat where retirees and diverse families have come to appreciate its beauty and tranquility. 

Just minutes from the heart of beautiful Williamsburg, this master planned community embodies the charm and ambiance of the historical city. As for the community itself, it includes sweeping waterfront views, a marina, private beach, and Tom Fazio-designed golf course.

Made up of almost 1,400 acres, The Governor’s Land at Two Rivers is nestled between the James and Chickahominy rivers. The community consists of a private, member-owned country club whose residents are welcomed and treated as family. 

The Governor’s Land at Two Rivers comprises 733 beautiful homes that offer panoramic water views, tidal marshes, and award-winning fairways. The varying sizes and styles of the houses echo traditional design elements. Home styles such as cape cod colonial compliment the scenery perfectly.

4. Victory Ranch, Kamas, Utah

Experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains by exploring the master planned community of Victory Ranch near Park City, Utah. Due to the area’s location, there are endless outdoor adventures for people of every age and with every season of the year. Try wakeboarding at the nearby reservoir, followed by clay shooting at the community’s range, or go tubing down the Provo River.

Victory Ranch offers a unique place for active individuals and families to escape their everyday routines and reconnect with each other and nature. The community provides family members with exclusive access to the Rees Jones golf course, riverside dining, ski-in/ski-out access in Park City, world-class fly fishing, miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, and even luxurious yurt camping. 

All cabin homes, custom homes, and homesteads offer spectacular mountain views. At Victory Ranch, homes and homesites are carefully positioned among rolling foothills and wide-open spaces, creating a sense of seclusion as well as fostering a closeness to nature. Using native materials such as Douglas fir timber beams and locally sourced moss stone, the homes blend seamlessly into the land. The Victory Ranch community offers a range of home sizes and styles, from 3,000-square-foot cabins to 10,000-square-foot mountain estates. 

5. Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, Arizona

There is a community in the Sonoran Desert with not one, not two, but seven golf courses. Like the Carolinas, Arizona takes its golf seriously, so this should not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the state. The community of Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona is a beautiful desert oasis. All members of the community, including adults and children, are invited to join in events that are listed in a monthly calendar. Throughout the year, Desert Mountain members and their guests can enjoy a variety of events and activities. Special menu nights with live music and entertainment can be found every month, as can art shows and events organized by the members.

With Desert Mountain, you can enjoy a true private club experience. Within the 8,000 acres of the community, custom homes, estates, and courtyards are nestled amongst secluded villages. Desert homes are typically built with stucco and natural stone interiors. Best of all, long vistas of cacti-studded desert landscape greet the residents from their homes. Every night you can enjoy watching the sky turn pink and orange at sunset from your patio as the sun sets. 

6. Whitetail Club, McCall, Idaho

In McCall, Idaho, the Whitetail Club stems from the natural splendor of the area. The seasons offer many opportunities for adventure and relaxation here, from acclaimed ski runs to ancient hot springs. But McCall’s high mountains, glacier carved lakes, and hot springs are more than just a beautiful backdrop; they are your personal year-round playground. Amidst the countless acres of wilderness, Whitetail Club delivers every bit of luxury as it supports an active lifestyle. 

A membership at Whitetail Club adds to the value of living in McCall. It includes curated events as well as the ability to explore nature in-depth. Located in a valley, the community’s mountain golf course weaves through pine forests and meadows. After a round, players convene in the clubhouse to relax and enjoy food, drinks, and company. The Whitetail Club park was meant specifically for kids and offers them sports activities and plenty of places to play outdoors. 

Several of the homes in this master planned community in Mccall boast lake and mountain views. There is a modern mountain home feel to the residences, reflecting the nature and the beauty of the area. Custom homes and homesites are available, in addition to a developer community called The Fairways. The homes range in size from 2,912 to 3,609 square feet and feature transitional design. 

7. Boot Ranch, Fredericksburg, Texas

Green rolling hills, a golf practice facility on 34 acres, and a lake are just a few of the advantages of living at Boot Ranch. With all the activities available in this master planned community, it is great for families. Kids can take part in a multitude of summer camps, while adults can make their way to the golf course. Located in the community is the Ranch Club, which offers several sports courts, swimming pools, fitness center, and a beautiful pavilion for summer fun. 

Beautiful spanish and farmhouse architectural styles blend together here. Many of the houses feature curved arches, courtyards, shiplap siding, and stone fireplaces. In Boot Ranch, homeowners have the option of purchasing a Sunday home; this is a luxury home that can be divided up into several properties to accommodate their schedules. 

Taking a Closer Look at the Master Planned Communities at The Cliffs

There is something amazing about the way of life at The Cliffs. All communities are positioned along three regions in the Carolinas, giving each resident access to the best of what those areas have to offer. Living here you will quickly find all communities offer impeccable service, adhering to a standard no other community can match. Plus, the Carolinas are known for their low taxes, mild climate, and southern hospitality. What more could you ask for?

When it comes to a memorable living experience, master planned communities surely fit the bill. Our communities at The Cliffs have something for everyone, you just have to decide which one is right for you and your family, and that’s the fun part! Start by determining which regions appeal to you, then let us help you find your ideal community. To view all of our communities by region, click the button below.

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