Brian Quinn's Reynolds Lake Oconee Blog

buying a home in a reynolds lake oconee gated community

If you're at all familiar with Reynolds Lake Oconee, you're likely aware of the many private communities in the area. These neighborhoods—also referred to as gated or exclusive communities—provide several amazing recreational amenities exclusive to residents, such as swimming pools, fitness centers, tennis courts, and immaculate clubhouses. That's in addition to the pristine lake, championship golf courses, and gorgeous homes that everyone in the Reynolds Plantation area gets to enjoy.

Buying a home in one of these Reynolds Lake Oconee gated communities certainly has its perks. However, those who have never lived in this type of neighborhood might be a bit uneasy about the idea of being separated from other parts of society. There are also several

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the national golf course at reynolds lake oconee

Of the six championship courses at Reynolds Lake Oconee, The National might be the most unique. Not only does it dazzle the eye with a gorgeous layout, but it's also the only course in the area with 27 holes. Among them are three sets of nine holes with different names, but similar designs. Every fairway is situated between tightly packed pine trees and weaves its way around corners and across rolling hills, creating a course that's almost as challenging as it is scenic. You might say the course is so much fun to play that 18 holes just isn't enough, so they built another nine.

The National History and Accolades

The National was creatively designed by one the top golf course designers in America, Tom Fazio, in the late 1990s, although the final

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cuscowilla on lake oconee

Some of the most luxurious homes in the entire Lake Oconee area can be found in the 700-acre exclusive golf and lakefront community known as Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee. Located on a peninsula just south of Highway 44, across the lake from Reynolds Lake Oconee, this residential community has been designed with the entire family in mind. In addition to the award-winning golf course situated in the middle of Cuscowilla real estate, the seven miles of shoreline also provide amazing lakefront living with some of the most expansive views of Lake Oconee you'll find anywhere.

If the exquisite traditional homes overlooking either the golf course or the lake don't win you over, the other amenities and the surrounding nature will. Heated swimming pools,

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salem plantation lake oconee

One of the most peaceful and secluded neighborhoods among the many exclusive communities in the Reynolds Lake Oconee area is Salem Plantation on Lake Oconee. Located off Old Salem road—just a couple of minutes by car to the main Reynolds Lake Oconee shopping village—Salem Plantation real estate is a dream come true for anyone looking for a luxury home in a majestic forest and on a crystal clear lake. One thing that makes this private community stand out from the others surrounding the lake is its combination of isolation and close proximity to the top business and natural amenities in the area.

Salem Plantation Real Estate

If you take a trip down the quiet, delightful streets of Plantation Drive, Katherine Lane, and Cosby Circle, you won't be

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harbor club on lake oconee

Perhaps the two most obvious highlights of Reynolds Lake Oconee are the beautiful lake and state-of-the-art golf courses, so why not combine both while looking for a home in this fabulous area? If you move to Harbor Club on Lake Oconee, you can do exactly that.

Harbor Club is a 1,200-acre exclusive lake and golf community at the north end of the Reynolds Plantation area that allows residents to hit the links and lake without having to use a vehicle to get there. It's truly an idealistic paradise for those who love the idea of living in a secluded, wooded area near a scenic golf course—or even better—right next to one of the most beautiful lakes in America.

Due to the massive area that this gated community encompasses, you won't feel like you're

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The Waterfront on Lake Oconee

There is no greater embodiment of the laid-back lakefront lifestyle that Reynolds Lake Oconee is known for than when you live in The Waterfront on Lake Oconee. This exclusive community offers some of the best views of a world-class lake, along with several fabulous amenities for both recreation and relaxation. Residents enjoy a resort-like atmosphere with amazing views of Lake Oconee while living in newly built condos. You can easily commute to and from Atlanta in just over an hour and then leave all your stress behind when you arrive home in this blissful community.

The Waterfront on Lake Oconee Real Estate

Lake Oconee CondoThe Waterfront on Lake Oconee homes for sale consist of lovely condos with fresh concrete exteriors, spacious interior floor plans, and

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del webb at lake oconee

If you're looking for a resort-like utopia that you can call home, look no further than the exclusive paradise known as Del Webb at Lake Oconee. Located at the north end of Reynolds Plantation and only 90 minutes by car from Atlanta, this active 55+ adult community puts you just steps away from Lake Oconee and includes an upscale clubhouse with opportunities to enjoy numerous sports and scenic hikes. You'll also marvel at Del Webb at Lake Oconee real estate, as the variety of luxurious one-story homes provides more than enough privacy and space to entertain guests. I dare you to take a trip through this delightful neighborhood and find a local resident that hasn't fallen in love with everything their new home community has to offer.

Del Webb at

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vacation home in reynolds lake oconee

Whether you've become enamored with Reynolds Lake Oconee following a vacation there or you've read the many great reviews online, you're not alone if you're considering buying a vacation home in the area. The variety of homes in multiple settings provides plenty of options and the strong rental market also creates opportunities to earn extra rental income when you're not in town.

Of course, you need to consider several factors before committing to buying any new home, let alone a Reynolds Lake Oconee vacation home. The usual questions regarding home size, features, and maintenance costs are worth pondering, but there are other variables that come into play when deciding on whether to invest in a home specifically for vacations. With that in mind,

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the landing golf course

Reynolds Lake Oconee is home to six spectacular golf courses, considered to be among the best in the Southeast by many experts. Scratch golfers and casual hackers alike come from hundreds of miles away to experience these state-of-the-art courses and their stunning views as part of their vacations. Among these scenic courses is The Landing.

The Landing History and Accolades

Built back in 1986, The Landing was the original golf course at Lake Oconee and it certainly set the bar high for the courses to follow. Designed by renowned golf course architect Bob Cupp, the course was originally known as Port Armor Golf Club and acquired by Reynolds Lake Oconee in 2005. Those who have reviewed the course over the years have referred to it as a design

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Why Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is great for families

The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain is best known for its upscale rooms, its elegant style, and its luxurious facilities; perfect for big events and corporate gatherings. In fact, it's just generally known for being among the best when it comes to the hotel industry. However, it's not quite as well known for being the type of place to bring the kids and that's where Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee stands out.

Residents and visitors of Reynolds Lake Oconee know it's perfect for all ages. Whether you want to take advantage of the beautiful lake, the full-service marinas, the world-class golf courses, the trails, the tennis, the swimming, or the kids recreation programs, there's something for everyone—and that's why it's a great place to raise a family.

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