For Sale! Homes on Golf Courses

Golf isn’t the only reason to take a swing at living on the links

By Kari Lutcavich June 27, 2014

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This article originally appeared in the July 2014 issue of Seattle magazine.

For golfers, a short walk to the first tee is motivation enough to live on or near a golf course. But even those who don’t know the difference between a wedge and a driver happily pay a premium for the park-like view (without the crowds, noise and parking issues associated with the real thing), acres of maintenance-free lawn and, in some cases, access to a pool, clubhouse and more.

Redmond (pictured above)
List price: $879,000
Square footage: 3,360; 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bath
Lot size: 6,750 square feet
Taxes: $9,804, plus monthly membership dues ($198)
Year Built: 2004
Bonus features: Located in Trilogy, a 55-and-older community; includes access to pool, tennis courts, gyms, spa, café and forested walking trails, plus a 20 percent discount at The Golf at Redmond (public)



Summit (Bellevue)

List price: $1,388,988
Square Footage: 4,180; 3 bedrooms, 3.25 bath
Lot size: 9,840 square feet
Taxes: $9,437, plus monthly membership dues
Year built: 1992
Bonus features: Views of The Golf Club at Newcastle (private), Mount Rainier, the Olympics and Lake Washington; six-car garage, three fireplaces and elevator; includes access to two pools, tennis courts, clubhouse and full restaurant bar

Madison Park
Price: $3,250,000
Square Footage: 5,346; 5 bedrooms, 4 bath
Property Size: 6,000 square feet
Taxes: $22,199
Year Built: 2008
Bonus features: View of Broadmoor Golf Club (private, accepting members); plus, playroom with climbing wall

 

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