For golfers, there’s nothing more ideal than hitting the links bright and early. That’s easy to do on these 18 hole-adjacent properties from Bigfork, Montana, to Benahavis in Spain.
Modern golf villa in Spain
Location: Malaga, Benahavis, Spain
This villa sits on an elevated spot overlooking the Marbella Club Golf Resort and Gibraltar. It’s also less than 4 miles from the beach. Newly constructed, the six-bedroom villa comes with a cinema and game room, a gym, a heated pool with spa, a sauna and Jacuzzi. Another sports-related perk: a tennis and small football court.
Mountains and sand traps in Montana
Location: Bigfork, Montana
Price: $1.895 million
This property has easy access to natural beauty, including Flathead Lake and Glacier National Park, and manmade beauty at the Eagle Bend golf course. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home, on one level, takes in mountain views from floor-to-ceiling windows and features a gourmet kitchen, fireplaces and a covered deck.
On the seventh fairway near Lake Tahoe
Location: Truckee, California
Price: $2.85 million
Aside from the surrounding trees, this custom-built four-bedroom overlooks the 7th fairway of the Gray’s Crossing Golf Course, with course views from the kitchen, living and dining rooms. Away from the course, enjoy the hot tub, outdoor heat lamp and covered back deck with a fire pit.
A 19th-century castle with 18 holes
Location: Navarrenx, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France
This 19th-century château, situated an hour from Biarritz, France, is a golfer’s paradise. It features an 18-hole golf course with views of the Pyrenees on its 321 acres. Along with bunkers and water features, the course has an automatic watering system on the fairways and greens. There’s also a 350-meter driving range with a lit tee line, a pitching green, putting green and a 14-hole miniature golf course.
The château spans nearly 7,000 square feet on three levels, including 11 bedrooms, three reception rooms, a loggia and an office. The estate includes an office in need of renovations and several farm buildings.
Golf estate in private Hawaii community
Location: Big Island, Hawaii
Price: $7.995 million
This estate in the private community of Hokulia, located along the Kona Coastline on Hawaii’s Big Island, sits along the invitation-only club’s Jack Nicklaus Signature 18-hole golf course. Along with the links, it has stunning ocean views.
The furnished four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home with more than 7,000 square feet of space features wood paneling and built-in cabinet screens. An outdoor covered lanai overlooks an infinity pool and the ocean beyond.
Residents have access to a clubhouse with an open-air dining pavilion and bar, spa and fitness center, tennis courts, club pool, a shoreline park with an interpretive center and ocean activities with an outrigger canoe program out of Nawawa Bay.
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