Hawkstone Country Club at Haile Plantation in Gainesville, Florida, is part of a premier and award-winning master-planned community. It is nestled among towering woods and its rolling terrain including a championship golf course. The private golf club also offers resort-type amenities for its club members and community residents. This community is a perfect residential area for those looking for golf property in Alachua County.
The wider Haile Plantation at Gainesville community has more than 2,700 golf homes spread across 1,700-acres of unincorporated land. Most of this residential area used to be occupied by the Sea Island Cotton plantation owned by Thomas Evans Haile. When developers bought the land and began to turn it into a residential area, they named the village after the old plantation. Hawkstone Country Club at Haile Plantation forms a part of this larger community and consists of several smaller sections with a variety of different golf property types, including single family golf houses, condos, golf villas, and attached townhouses.
Haile Plantation is notable for its tree-lined streets and secluded golf homes with the Haile Village forming the heart of the wider community. The median sales price of golf properties in the community is approximately $380,000 and this affordable rate contributed to the community being awarded as one of the best-selling neighborhoods in 2021. The residential units exist side by side with business establishments such as shops, cafes, clinics, etc. The community gives off a certain New England vibe because of its brick sidewalks, tree-lined streets, and retro streetlights.
The community’s private 18-hole golf course, designed by Gary Player back in 1993, is the golfing pride of Alachua County. The championship golf course, along with the golf school academy and complete set of golf practice facilities are just some of the many amenities offered by Hawkstone Country Club. Non-golf facilities offered include a large swimming pool with cabanas along the poolside. Aqua aerobic classes are also offered especially during the summer season. There’s also a fitness center at the club that has its own swimming pool and a couple of hard tennis courts. Programs for groups include yoga, Pilates, and other strength and conditioning classes.
The community’s Premier Tennis Center has five more lighted Hydro court clay tennis courts that host seasonal tournaments and leagues. The club restaurant serves food and drinks for lunch and dinner. The dining area has a delightful elegance combined with a quiet ambiance. Lastly, the clubhouse can be hired as a function venue and is a popular venue for weddings and business conferences.
Hawkstone Country Club at Haile Plantation is located 8-miles away from the University of Florida campus and UF Health Shands Hospital. Kimball Wiles Elementary School, Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School, Kanapaha Middle School, and F. W. Buchholz High School are the public schools that currently serve the community. It is also within easy driving distance to nature parks and the many other outdoor recreational areas that Gainesville has to offer.
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