Wedgefield Golf and Country Club is a unique golf community with exquisite golf homes spread across acres of land and inhabited by approximately 2,700 people. Surrounded by wooded areas with an abundance of wildlife, the golf properties found in the neighborhood are luxurious single family homes that vary in size and age, with new constructions also an option for golf property buyers.
Wedgefield Golf Club, the focal point of the neighborhood recently underwent significant renovations, delighting residents and members alike. Amenities at the club include not only the 18-hole championship golf course, but also a restaurant and bar, covered pavilions for picnics, bicycle lanes, a community park, and a sports complex with a baseball, softball, soccer, and football field, and a volleyball court.
Located along Florida State Road 520 Orlando, Wedgefield is perfect for both golfers and equestrian lovers. Golf houses in the neighborhood are a mix of larger, luxurious golf homes and more affordable townhouse properties. Golf houses in the community range in size from 1,766-square feet to 5,160-square feet and are priced from approximately $400,000 to $1,500,000. Open lots are also available from 1.03 to 2.6-acres and are priced at $75,000 to $190,000.
While some homes are older, most golf residences in the Wedgefield Golf and Country Club neighborhood have been updated with modern gourmet kitchens, inviting outdoor spaces, and open floor plans. Many of the larger two-story golf properties also have features that include Country French or Floridian style front porches, a cozy living room, an enormous master bedroom suite with walk in closets, volume ceilings, a swimming pool lanai area, and more. These properties have 3 to 5-bedrooms, 2 and 4 and a half-bathrooms, and 2 to 4-car garages.
The history of Wedgefield is directly linked to the U.S. space program and the area was once called Rocket City or Cape Orlando. The town was initially intended for NASA employees, with the 20,000-acre development planned as housing for Kennedy Space Center employees. In the early 1970s, NASA moved to Houston and Rocket City floundered. So, in 1983, the name changed to Wedgefield Golf and Country Club, giving the neighborhood a new and more upscale image.
Today, residents of this golf community enjoy an easy commute to Titusville or Orlando for work and enjoy the various amenities close to them. The commercial space industry is now bringing back high-paying tech jobs, creating more opportunities for residents. Locals are also closer to the beaches along the Atlantic coastline, such as Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, as well as the famous theme parks close to the community which include Walt Disney, Universal Studios, and Epcot Center.
The excitement of this growing community is enjoyed by everyone because of the mild weather, with average yearly temperatures in the low 80s. The area is also surrounded by nature, with its native residents including deer, birds, squirrels, and the like.
Wedgefield Golf and Country Club residents are close to daily conveniences, including Family Dollar, 7-Eleven, Walmart Neighborhood Market, Garden Grocer Inc, and Christmas Groceries. Aside from The Wedge Bar and Grille located at the clubhouse, residents can also dine in at Eastside Bistro, Mejana Mediterranean Grille, Pico De Gallo Avalon Mexican Grill, Pesaro’s Pizzeria and Ristorante, Nunos Cafe, Cheese to Share, and more.
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