Grandfather ClubWestern North Carolina
Named after one of the highest peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Grandfather Club is one of the most scenic mountain golf courses in North Carolina with close range views of Grandfather Mountain. The views are hypnotic and quickly peel the stress away. The gated community was conceived in the late 1960’s as a golf retreat that expanded its vision into an established a way of life that embraces and enhances its majestic surroundings.
Located just 2.5 miles from Linville and 6 miles from Banner Elk in North Carolina’s High Country amid native rhododendrons and lofty hemlocks. One of America's best college towns is just 10 miles further. Grandfather Club is a private club community owned exclusively by its members. The Western North Carolina real estate development prides itself on its committed to preservation and sustainability while gratifying the cosmopolitan tastes of its residents through a vast array of amenities and traditional rustic mountain homes. One of the most attractive North Carolina golf communities is established at altitudes over 4000 feet providing cooler summer months and close access to the area’s most popular ski resorts which include Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain.
GRANDFATHER CLUB AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Gated Community
- Two 18 Hole Championship Mountain Golf Courses
- Grandfather Club Championship Course designed by Ellis Maples
- Mountain Springs Executive Golf Course designed by Ellis Maples
- 20,000 Square foot Golf Clubhouse with formal and casual dining
- Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment
- Four Har-Tru Tennis Courts
- Two Croquet Courts and Horseshoe Pit
- Boulder Peak Hiking Trail
- 20 acre Loch Dornie Lake stocked with bass
- Chapel by the Lake
- Beach Pavilion and white sandy beach
Grandfather Club was the vision of Agnes MacRae Morton Cocke Woodruff. Using her portion of the family estate of just under 2000 acres, this idyllic Western North Carolina real estate development found its beginnings. Long considered one of the best North Carolina golf communities sure to please the most seasoned golfer, it’s championship links were named one of America’s 100 Greatest Courses for 2013/2014 by Golf Digest. Considered Ellis Maples’ architectural masterpiece, the magnificent canvas nature provided helped to create one of the most engaging golf courses in the country. The Championship Course, selected as the #1 course in North Carolina’s mountains for 2014, and the Mountain Springs Course, an executive course that is family friendly, both offer incredible panoramic views, lush tree lined fairways and rambling mountain streams.
Golf is just one of the many lifestyles the gated community has to offer. Residents enjoy long summer days fishing on the lake, mountain hiking and biking or a competitive game of tennis or croquet. Grandfather Club caters to kids too with water slides on the lake, sailboats and a 2.5-acre all-sport field for soccer or softball with a quarter-mile paved walking track, volleyball court, full-length basketball court and horseshoe pit.
Whether folks are looking for the ease of living in a cozy retreat surrounded by rustic mountain homes or stately living in a secluded estate, Grandfather Club can accommodate your home wishes.
Condominiums currently available are priced from upper $150K to upper $700K and offer square footage ranging from 870+ feet to 2600 square feet. Single family homes are available in a wide variety of styles from rustic cottages to modernist deck house styles to palatial estates. Currently available homes range in price from the upper $300K to $3.5+M. With a large number of residences owning as second homes, Grandfather Club permits vacation rentals.
The Western North Carolina real estate development also offers home sites to build your dream home on one of the two mountain golf courses. The lots range in size from just under 1 acre to almost 4 acres and are priced from the lower $100K to lower $400K. Refresh your body and soul as you settle into the tranquility of mountain living while savoring the warm hospitality and genuine camaraderie of the community that is Grandfather Club.
The closest best schools to Grandfather Club are the Avery County Schools which include Newland Elementary and Crossnore Elementary, Avery Middle School and Avery County High School.
Our real estate score for Grandfather Club in Linville North Carolina is 81.
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Grandfather Club was the vision of Agnes MacRae Morton Cocke Woodruff. Using her portion of the family estate of just under 2000 acres, this idyllic Western North Carolina real estate development found its beginnings. Presently, Grandfather Golf and Country Club is a private club community, owned exclusively by 445 members with 259 single-family homes and 151 condominiums.
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