A retreat just steps from the fairways is a dream come true for any avid golfer. In locations from Cape Cod to California, these sophisticated golf course homes hit the sweet spot.
Rancho Mirage Oasis
Rancho Mirage, California | Eric Lavey, Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage
Impressively airy, open, and fluid and boasting the inimitable style of designer Steve Chase, this stunning four-bedroom Rancho Mirage home sits on the brink of the Morningside Country Club golf course, with walls of glass revealing vistas that stretch out over the enticing emerald fairways, past towering palms, and toward the rugged mountains. A breathtaking terrace with a built-in fire pit, an outdoor kitchen, and an infinity-edge swimming pool allow for consummate outdoor relaxation and entertaining.
A Los Altos Legend
Los Altos Hills, California | Arthur Sharif & Greg Goumas, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage
An elegant piece of Silicon Valley history, this impressive but inviting estate is the former home of Intel co-founder Robert Noyce. Sited on 4.6 acres on the first fairway of the Los Altos Golf and Country Club, the four-bedroom residence features vaulted beamed ceilings, a double-sided stacked-stone fireplace, and a wine cellar, while the grounds promise diverse entertainment with a “lagoon” swimming pool, a private putting green, walking paths, a lighted tennis court, and a bluestone terrace with a pizza oven and fireplace.
Consummate Cape Cod Getaway
New Seabury, Massachusetts | Jackie Bartolomei & Donna Christopher, Sotheby’s International Realty – Osterville Brokerage
Overlooking one of the championship golf courses at the prestigious New Seabury club and basking in fresh sea breezes, this private 1.2-acre estate offers two custom homes—a 5,500-square-foot five-bedroom main residence and a 3,000-square-foot three-bedroom modern beach house with a sauna. Completing the covetable compound are a whirlpool tub, a cooling pool with a granite slide, a large salt-water pool, granite walkways, glorious gardens, and wraparound decks.
Living up to the name of its address—Player Vista Place—this stately five-bedroom manor enjoys an enviable outlook on the Gary Player Golf Course in the esteemed Woodlands Country Club. Highlights include a dramatic spiral staircase, formal living and dining rooms, a study, a game room, a kitchen with a butler’s pantry and a breakfast area, abundant built-ins and windows, a covered patio with an outdoor kitchen, a pool, and a three-car garage.
Carmel, California | Michael Canning, Jessica Canning, Nicholas Canning, & Ellen Krausse, Sotheby’s International Realty – Carmel Rancho Brokerage
Combining modern amenities and classic charm, this two-bedroom condominium home is the perfect getaway just steps from the Quail Lodge golf course. It offers a bright and cheerful kitchen with a breakfast bar, a dining room, a primary bedroom suite with two walk-in closets, and a living room with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and a view of the eighth fairway. Two patios—one with a warming fire pit—allow for refreshing alfresco relaxation. Downtown Carmel is less than 10 minutes away.