Burlingame Country Club

1600 US Highway 64, Sapphire, North Carolina
Fishing Fishing
Hiking Hiking
Kayaking Kayaking
Golf Golf
Mountain Mountain
Tennis Tennis
Fitness Fitness

Situated in one of the best small mountain towns in North Carolina, Burlingame Country Club offers golf, tennis, spa services, a fitness center, and delicious dining to buyer's searching for Cashiers real estate who desire a traditional country club atmosphere. Built in the early 1980's, this 1,450 acre North Carolina mountain community has about 300 homes built. The golf course was designed by Tom Jackson and John Lafoy and offers close range mountain views from the valley fairways. Mountains elevations range from 3,000 to 3,500 feet.

BURLINGAME COUNTRY CLUB AMENITIES:

  • 18 Hole Championship Golf Course designed by Tom Jackson and John Lafoy
  • 40,000 Square Foot Golf Clubhouse with dining
  • Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Four Har-Tru Tennis Courts
  • Six Croquet Courts
  • Fitness Center
  • Community Parks with 11 waterfalls
  • 3.5 Miles of Hiking Trails along Horsepasture River
  • Dog Park

At the top of the hill, is Burlingame's 40,000 square foot golf clubhouse, home to a state-of-the-art fitness center, spa, outdoor heated swimming pool, billard's room and The Club lounge. The views from their golf clubhouse are gorgeous, looking down on the golf course and towards the Blue Ridge Mountains. The golf club offers casual and formal dining. Burlingame Country Club has become a popular wedding venue because of its scenic mountain backdrop and impressive timber framed lodge. Four Har-Tru tennis courts are part of the Burlingame Tennis & Croquet Center, adjacent to the clubhouse and the 6 croquet courts are recognized by the U S Croquet Association.

The lush forest, crystal clear rivers and layered mountain views are Burlingame's dominate attributes. Horsepasture River runs through this North Carolina mountain community filled with Rainbow Trout. 3.5 miles of hiking trails lead to Miller Falls, one of 11 waterfalls on property. It's no surprise as Transylvania County is located in the Land of Waterfalls. Five acre Mills River Park has an outdoor pavilion and children's playground along the beautiful Horsepasture River. Across the bridge, Burlingame's dog park provides playful pooch access to the Horsepasture River. Lake Sequolah is a 23 acre lake located in the middle of the community, which allows boats to access the lake with non-combustible engines, boats docked behind Burlingame Country Club homes. The lush temperate rainforest, hardwood trees and fauna enhance this North Carolina mountain community's lush landscape. 10,000 acre Gorges State Park is located just north of the community's entrance.

Buyer's searching for Cashiers real estate will find Burlingame Country Club homes for sale with Mountain Style architecture. Prices start in the high $300k's and estate homes are priced over $1 million. Golf course villas for sale are priced in the mid $200k's. Lots for sale at Burlingame Country Club can be found under $50k. Property owners are not required to join the golf club, although most property owners do to participate in the social clubs and join the club to access the community's amenities. Discussion's are on the table to require club membership. This small best mountain town in North Carolina has nearby quality medical care, brand name shopping and delicious restaurants. 

Our real estate score for Burlingame Country Club Sapphire North Carolina is 74.

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Burlingame Country ClubYour score:97 / 100Reviews:12

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: 28774BG6
Beautifully maintained community with POA parks bordering the Horsepasture River. Numerous walking trails to 17 waterfalls on property. Gorgeous golf course, wonderful clubhouse - well maintained and decorated. Heated pool and state of the art fitness equipment.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Maria28774BG
Great community. Best mountain golf course in Western North Carolina.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:93/100
Property Owner: Mary28774BG
We've been coming to Sapphire for 21 years, dropped club membership. Nothing against the club - just getting old.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:87/100
Property Owner: 28774BG5
Member owned. We researched all NC mountain communities and found this place to be the friendliest and welcoming of all! This is a great place to live!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 28774BG4
I've been here for years, have loved it. Not club member.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 28774BG3
Greatest place we've ever lived - best people.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 28774BG2
This is a great place with wonderful people!!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Gilber28774BG
I looked at all the golf and other communities before I bought and that was the best in all things I was looking for.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Burton28774BG
We have been here 16 years during the summer months. We love it here.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:90/100
Property Owner: RobertBG
Mature, stable community. No developer involvement. Beautiful property and club.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100

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Our Score:
Silver
74/100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: 28774BG6
Beautifully maintained community with POA parks bordering the Horsepasture River. Numerous walking trails to 17 waterfalls on property. Gorgeous golf course, wonderful clubhouse - well maintained and decorated. Heated pool and state of the art fitness equipment.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Maria28774BG
Great community. Best mountain golf course in Western North Carolina.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:93/100
Property Owner: Mary28774BG
We've been coming to Sapphire for 21 years, dropped club membership. Nothing against the club - just getting old.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:87/100
Property Owner: 28774BG5
Member owned. We researched all NC mountain communities and found this place to be the friendliest and welcoming of all! This is a great place to live!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 28774BG4
I've been here for years, have loved it. Not club member.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 28774BG3
Greatest place we've ever lived - best people.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: 28774BG2
This is a great place with wonderful people!!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Gilber28774BG
I looked at all the golf and other communities before I bought and that was the best in all things I was looking for.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Burton28774BG
We have been here 16 years during the summer months. We love it here.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:90/100
Property Owner: RobertBG
Mature, stable community. No developer involvement. Beautiful property and club.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100

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Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
14miles
80/100
Nearest State Park:
3 miles
100/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
7 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
7 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
43 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
24 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
37 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
44 miles
40/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
35 miles
100/100
Proximity Average90/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
80/100
Community Parks:
80/100
Dining:
80/100
Dog Park:
60/100
Fitness Center:
80/100
Golf Course:
60/100
Lake:
60/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Spa:
60/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
80/100
Walking Trails:
80/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
No
Streets Paved:
Yes
80/100
Street Lighting:
Underground
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Architecture Style:
American Craftsman
Water:
Community

Developer Credibility

Development began at Burlingame Country Club in 1981. Real estate developer Mark Meadows bought this North Carolina mountain community assets in 2006. In 2009, Burlingame Country Club was taken over by the Property Owners Association. The club incurred $1.5 in long term debt to acquire the assets. Club members are currently being assessed $120 a month until the debt is retired.

We found no negative news about Burlingame Country Club on the internet.

 

100/100

Sold Pricing

Mean Price (lot):
$65,000
Median Price (lot):
$0
Mode Price (lot):
$0
Mean Price (home):
$355,875
Median Price (home):
$272,500
Mode Price (home):
$0
As of October 2012, there have been 4 closed home sales.
Pricing updated annually for prior 12-24 month period. Mean price is defined as average sold price, Median price as middle sold price and Mode price is defined as most often sold price.

Taxes

County:
Transylvania
Real Estate:
0.0039%
Sales Tax:
7.75%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.5117%
Sales Tax: 7.42%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,315

Annual Club Membership Dues

Golf:
$9,900
Sport:
$5,610
Social:
$3,300
Southeast Average
Golf: $8,046
Sport: $2,293
Social: $5,174

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Golf:
$30,000
Sport:
$10,000
Social:
$5,000
Southeast Average
Golf: $34,538
Sport: $11,020
Social: $18,715

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Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Silver
74/100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
14miles
80/100
Nearest State Park:
3 miles
100/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
7 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
7 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
43 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
24 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
37 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
44 miles
40/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
35 miles
100/100
Proximity Average90/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
80/100
Community Parks:
80/100
Dining:
80/100
Dog Park:
60/100
Fitness Center:
80/100
Golf Course:
60/100
Lake:
60/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Spa:
60/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
80/100
Walking Trails:
80/100

Hidden from Standard
Hidden from Narrow

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
No
Streets Paved:
Yes
80/100
Street Lighting:
Underground
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Architecture Style:
American Craftsman
Water:
Community

Developer Credibility

Development began at Burlingame Country Club in 1981. Real estate developer Mark Meadows bought this North Carolina mountain community assets in 2006. In 2009, Burlingame Country Club was taken over by the Property Owners Association. The club incurred $1.5 in long term debt to acquire the assets. Club members are currently being assessed $120 a month until the debt is retired.

We found no negative news about Burlingame Country Club on the internet.

 

100/100

Taxes

County:
Transylvania
Real Estate:
0.0039%
Sales Tax:
7.75%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.5117%
Sales Tax: 7.42%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,315

Annual Club Membership Dues

Golf:
$9,900
Sport:
$5,610
Social:
$3,300
Southeast Average
Golf: $8,046
Sport: $2,293
Social: $5,174

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Golf:
$30,000
Sport:
$10,000
Social:
$5,000
Southeast Average
Golf: $34,538
Sport: $11,020
Social: $18,715