Mark Bostick Golf Course at UF is a university golf facility and a small residential community in Gainesville, Florida. For close to a century now, the golf course has anchored the northwest section of the University of Florida campus and right beside it is a collection of homes that make up the Mark Bostick Golf Course at UF community. Often simply referred to as Golf view, both the golf course and the neighborhood have evolved together through the years to create a progressive golf course community.
Golf view is a neighborhood inside the University of Florida’s domain with 85 single-family homes right beside the Mark Bostick Golf Course. Several of these golf homes enjoy direct golf views and all enjoy leafy streets lined with mature trees and well-spaced lots. The neighborhood was developed by James Howard Parrish and Mercer Moornam Parrish who were part of the Inter-Southern Life Insurance Company when the City of Gainesville was really beginning to grow and was expanding its area rapidly.
With current golf property prices of approximately $195,000 to $325,000; golf homes in the Mark Bostick Golf Course at UF community are highly sought-after because of their premium location and limited numbers. The community is situated among hundreds of large oak trees providing shade and a peaceful, natural ambiance to the residences. Best of all, the golf homes are all within walking distance of the university campus, law school area, stadium, and Lake Alice.
The par 70 golf course occupies 118-acres and serves as the key amenity for residents living in the Golf view neighborhood. Originally designed by Scottish golf course architect Donald Ross in 1921, the Mark Bostick layout had a $4M renovation in 2001 spearheaded by Bobby Weed and MacCurrach Golf Construction.
Aside from the golf course, residents also get to enjoy the local clubhouse which is often used for its conference and meeting facilities. A lot of school and community-related events are booked in the Mark Bostick Golf Course at UF’s clubhouse. Inside the clubhouse facility, there are also private locker rooms that club players can use to keep their belongings and equipment.
The Mark Bostick Golf Course at UF community is a prime residential neighborhood with easy access to conveniences such as shopping centers, clinics, service shops, grocery stores, and a lot more. Given that it is a neighborhood inside a prominent university, residents should not have any issues when it comes to the general livability of the area or the serene and peaceful ambiance of day-to-day life
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