December 7, 2015 / Market Insights

Relative Values: $5 Million Golf Homes

Luxury Defined explores the exclusive golf properties available for around $5 million


Owning a property overlooking the fairways of one of the world’s top golf courses comes with a host of benefits. In addition to unparalleled opportunities for world-class golf, resident golfers can also take advantage of the five-star services and amenities that are available to members of the most exclusive clubs, ensuring a lifestyle of luxury and unlimited recreational enjoyment, steps away from the comforts of home. 

Across the world, the golf properties available around the $5 million price point can range dramatically. Ascot, England, may be famous for the sport of kings, but its verdant, undulating landscape also makes it a golfer’s paradise. In the nearby village of Sunningdale, Crossways is a grand Edwardian house with direct access, through a private gate, to the ladies course at the historic Sunningdale Golf Club. In Boca Raton, Florida, a brand-new West Indies-style estate sets the scene for inspired luxury living in the exclusive, resident-only golf community of St. Andrews Country Club. Bermuda’s oldest golf course, Riddells Bay Golf & Country Club is the lofty setting for Heron Hill, a magnificent colonial-style waterfront estate. The 1.4-acre grounds enjoys prime frontage on Riddells Bay and the club’s challenging par-70 course. 

Discover the luxury golf properties available for around $5 million.

Point to the map, below, to find golf homes on, or near, the world’s premier golf courses.

Riddells Bay Golf & Country Club
Warwick Parish, Bermuda

A magnificent colonial-style mansion, Heron Hill is located on the historic golf links at Riddells Bay Golf & Country Club. Established in 1922, Riddells Bay Golf & Country Club is a private club and home to Bermuda’s oldest course, a beautiful par-70 championship links course. The heart of the main house, which spans approximately 3,800 square feet, is the amazing verandah, truly an outdoor living room, which opens to verdant grounds including the swimming pool and two charming studio cottages connected by a common terrace and delightful gardens.

The Hideaway Golf Club
La Quinta, California

This luxury home faces the 17th hole of the Clive Clark course at the Hideaway Golf Club, near Palm Desert, California. The club features two par-72, 18-hole courses; one designed by British architect Clive Clark and the other by the legendary American golfer Pete Dye.This incredible 6,257-square-foot, four-bedroom estate home offers spectacular golf and mountain views. The highlights include an executive’s office overlooking the mountains, a great room with grand stone fireplace and wet bar, and beautiful interior design and furnishings by Fedderly and Associates.A fabulous outdoor living area features a stone fireplace, custom pool with stone built water falls, ponds and a raised spa, all overlooking the greens.

Golf Costa Adeje
Tenerife, Spain

This elegant villa is situated on the premier plot overlooking the greens of the Golf Costa Adeje club in southern Tenerife. In addition to incredible golf and sea views, the property offers luxurious living and an environment of total privacy.The modern residence is surrounded by beautiful gardens with an infinity pool overlooking the countryside, the sea, and the neighboring island of La Gomera. It is close to many local amenities and the delightful fishing village of La Caleta.

Riomar Country Club
Vero Beach, Florida

This spectacular British West Indies-inspired compound is situated on 252 feet of frontage on the oceanfront fairways at Riomar Country Club.Wrapping around the pool patio and golf course side of the residence, outdoor living spaces open from both main levels and also feature a spectacular outlook porch on the third floor.Completed in 2014, the luxurious estate includes a three-story, 14,997-square-foot main house, a separate guest house, and beautifully landscaped grounds. The property boasts panoramic views of emerald fairways and aquamarine waters.

Terre Blanche Hôtel Spa Golf Resort
Provence, France

This elegant French villa is situated in the private resort community of Terre Blanche, a few minutes’ drive from Cannes and Nice, in the heart of Provence. The resort features two championship golf courses and five-star hotel amenities.The 3,390-square-foot, five-bedroom villa is surrounded by idyllic grounds featuring a sensational swimming pool with a bar.

Waialae Country Club
Honolulu, Hawaii

This incredible home is located on the ninth fairway of the Waialae Golf Course, at the Waialae Country Club, near Honolulu. Established in 1927, the challenging par-70 course hosts the SONY Open in Hawaii; bordering the Pacific Ocean, it offers an unrivaled golf experience.Designed for relaxed Island-style indoor-outdoor living and intimate social gatherings, the 3,980-square-foot, four-bedroom home's main living areas and master bedroom are on the ground floor with a separate guest suite on the second level. Residents can entertain while enjoying expansive golf course vistas across three fairways from the beautiful grounds, patio, and swimming pool.

PuntaCana Resort & Club
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

This stunning property in the Dominican Republic’s exclusive Punta Cana Resort & Club has direct frontage on the club’s championship golf course.The sensational two-story property also features a swimming pool and gazebo, and is steps away from a white-sand beach.

St Andrews Country Club
Boca Raton, Florida

This luxurious West Indies-inspired estate overlooks a scenic lake on the course at St. Andrews Country Club, which is ranked among the distinguished five-star Platinum Clubs of America.Custom built in 2014, the 8,148-square-foot property is one of the newest estates in the club. The many highlights include a theater room, professional-grade gym, pool terrace, and dual master suites, which are served by an elevator.

Sunningdale Golf Course
Ascot, England

Crossways is a grand Edwardian house offering direct access to the world-renowned Sunningdale Golf Course, near Ascot, in Berkshire, England.The beautifully presented property dates back to 1905 and has been lovingly maintained by the current owners. The house offers 4,852 square feet of grandly proportioned interiors with eight bedrooms, an impressive wood-paneled reception hall, and beautiful reception rooms.The property overlooks the historic Sunningdale golf course, one of England’s finest courses, and even has a private gate leading out to the ladies course. The west-facing grounds are an added highlight; planted with specimen shrubs and trees, they include a paved patio area and heated swimming pool.

La Jolla Country Club
La Jolla, California

This intimate Andalucian-style villa enjoys a premier location at La Jolla Country Club. The home is sited at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, offering breathtaking views of the golf course, La Jolla village, and Pacific Ocean.Designed by architect Laura DuCharme in 2010, the home features a U-shaped design and a flowing floor plan that's ideal for indoor-outdoor living and entertainment. Three bedrooms, a library, wine bar, chef’s kitchen, and elevator are among the luxurious features.

Estoril Golf Club
Cascais, Portugal

This stunning contemporary retreat overlooks Estoril Golf Club in Quinto Patina, one of Portugal’s most exclusive resort developments. The ultra-luxurious residence is chock full of resort-style features including a full first-floor master suite, two-story library, and leisure area with a gym, hammam, and indoor lap pool. The beautiful grounds include a second pool and numerous entertaining terraces.

Isleworth Golf & Country Club
Windermere, Florida

This beautiful three-story home is located in the prestigious Isleworth Golf & Country Club, near Orlando, in Windermere, Florida. The property has incredible views across Lake Butler and directly fronts the 15th hole of Isleworth’s championship golf course.The estate enjoys a prized location perched high above the famed Butler Chain of lakes offering incredible water views and 150 feet of direct lake frontage. Equally impressive, the interior spans 11,100 square feet with six bedrooms suites, a movie theater, game room/casino, wine cellar, and fitness room.

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