Holiday Pines is a single-family community of 557 golf homes and lots in Fort Pierce, Florida, offering an assortment of beautiful styles, varying sizes, and affordable prices to choose from. The community dates back to 1979 and has continued to develop over the years and is now a well-established neighborhood close to shopping, dining, schools, parks, gulf, beaches, and major roadways.
The community offers a voluntary HOA for the convenience of residents and the Island Pines golf course, and its attendant clubhouse intertwines with Holiday Pines. The Island Pines Golf Club features an 18-hole layout that first opened in 1971. The par 72 Island Pines layout is a challenging 5,982-yards from the longest tees. The course was designed by Arthur Young and despite its relatively short length is an intriguing and well-considered routing.
The club has a tight-knit staff that's always accommodating and very friendly. Among the many golfing amenities at Island Pines Golf Club are the Pro shop, aqua driving range, putting green, and the pitching and chipping practice area. Annual, seasonal, and range memberships are available for those who wish to join the club.
Originally a strategic fort and then outpost for the cattle trade, Fort Pierce has been the hub of St Lucie County for over 100 years. Nationally recognized for its vibrant and revitalized historic Downtown, Fort Pierce is known for its plethora of community festivals and activities including the weekly Farmer's Market, Friday Fest, Taste of the Sea and Sandy Shoes Festival, and the Sights and Sounds Christmas Festival and parade.
Fort Pierce is a diverse yet neighborly community that has retained its old Florida charm and scale, as it has welcomed new development and revitalization. The historic downtown district is overseen and promoted by Main Street Fort Pierce, a public-private partnership that seeks to generate downtown business, creates a positive image to attract investors, and generally enhance the downtown environment.
Schools in Fort Pierce are administered through the St. Lucie Public School District which oversees more than 40,000 students in the county. Amongst the highest-rated schools in the city are Fort Pierce Central High School, Fort Pierce Westwood High School, and Fairlawn Elementary School.
One of the flagship buildings in this area is the historic, beautifully restored, and intimate Sunrise Theatre. The undisputed cultural hub of Fort Pierce, the 1,200 seat Sunrise Theatre Mainstage and accompanying 210 seat Black Box Theatre offers the best entertainment on the Treasure Coast of Florida. Locals and tourists alike fill the theatre to see the best of Broadway shows, comedy acts and live music acts, ballet and opera companies with full orchestras, country stars, and classic rock icons.
Fort Pierce has a humid subtropical climate that closely borders a tropical Savannah climate. The result is very liveable temperatures with winter averaging in the mid-60s and summer temperatures reaching the high 80s. Nature lovers in the area flock to one of the premier horticultural facilities in the region in the Heathcote Botanical Gardens which has native Florida flora as well as exotic flora from around the world.