Premier Golf Course Communities in California

California is not just home to iconic landmarks, but also boasts some of the nation's most exquisite golf course communities. Combine the thrill of teeing off with the beauty of the Pacific coastline, the allure of wine country, and the vibrancy of its cities.

The Landscape of California's Golf Communities

Nestled between majestic mountain ranges, scenic coastlines, and lush vineyards, California's golf communities offer an unmatched environment. From courses that overlook the tranquil Pacific Ocean to those hugging the Sierra Nevada mountains, golf enthusiasts will find both challenge and relaxation.

Why Choose a Golf Community in California?

  • Breathtaking Scenery: Imagine teeing off with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge, or putting on a green that overlooks the vast vineyards of Napa Valley. California offers this and so much more.
  • Community & Social Life: Bond over a shared passion for the sport. From club tournaments to social gatherings at the clubhouse, there’s always an opportunity to connect.
  • Luxury Lifestyle: Beyond golf, these communities often feature state-of-the-art amenities, from spa centers to gourmet dining, ensuring a luxurious living experience.
  • Active Living: Enjoy more than just golf. Explore hiking trails, visit the nearby beaches, or indulge in wine tasting tours in regions like Sonoma and Napa.

Embracing the Golf Lifestyle in the Golden State

California's golf communities are not just about the sport. They're about embracing a lifestyle. Whether you’re keen to improve your handicap, seeking an active retirement, or simply want to enjoy the community feel and luxury amenities, these communities offer it all.

More Benefits of Living in California’s Golf Communities

  • Proximity to Premier Courses: With some of the country’s top golf courses within these communities, residents never have to venture far for a world-class golfing experience.
  • Holistic Living: Enjoy a balanced lifestyle with amenities like fitness centers, tennis courts, swimming pools, and organized events for a range of hobbies.
  • Nature at Your Doorstep: Revel in California's natural beauty. From morning walks overlooking pristine courses to evenings by well-maintained lakes, reconnect with nature daily.
  • Social Connectivity: Golf is just the beginning. Participate in community events, dine with neighbors, and build lasting friendships in a community of like-minded individuals.

Discover and Explore Golf Communities Across California

Dive into an array of golf communities in California. Each offers its unique charm, from coastal courses to those nestled among vineyards. Start your journey below, exploring the very best that California has to offer.

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K. Hovnanian's Four Seasons at Homestead | New Homes in Dixon CA

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Homestead

Dixon, CA
Homes coming soon.

Welcome to K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Homestead, a new active adult 55+ community with new single-family homes for sale in Dixon, California. Enjoy a gated, resort-style community with world-class amenities that offer active adults a well-deserved lifestyle of relaxation & recreation. Residents can experience world-class amenities and low-maintenance living year-round. The community’s amenities include a clubhouse with a luxurious swimming pool, an indoor fitness center, a billiards and cards room, outdoor stage, dog park, fire pit and more. There are also plenty of ways to stay active outdoors with walking trails, pickleball courts and bocce courts.

Located in beautiful Solano County, this 55 and over community is in an ideal location with easy access to major roadways like I-80, shopping, dining, and more. Soak in the small-town charm of Dixon, formerly an outpost during California’s Gold Rush. For a day trip or weekend getaway, enjoy the short commute to nearby Napa, Tahoe, Sacramento or the Bay Area.

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Carmel Ranch

Oakdale, CA
Homes from Mid $600K

Carmel Ranch is a beautiful gated new home community in Oakdale, CA. These new homes have 3 single story and two 2-story home designs with up to 5 beds, 3 baths and 2,752 sq. ft. of living space. If you are looking for multi-generational living 2 of our home designs offer our Extra Suite or our Extra Suite Plus. Each home is offered in one of our new interior design Looks Collections: Loft, Farmhouse, Classic or Elements for on-trend style in your new home. Come experience stunning interiors and sophisticated living all at an incredible value. Homeowners will enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle with easy access to a charming downtown, Oakdale Golf & Country Club across the street and many other outdoor recreation in the area. Know as the “Cowboy Capital of the World” Oakdale has a lot to offer.
Offered By: K. Hovnanian Homes Northern California, Inc.

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55+ Living in the Bay Area California | The Collective | Active Adult

The Collective

Manteca, CA
Gated Community with Single-Family Homes & Resort-Style Living from $400K

It’s all here at The Collective, a new 55+ gated master-planned community with resort-style amenities and new homes priced from the $400,000s – and it’s all about the carefree life you deserve. Get social. Be your healthiest you. Make some forever friends. And kick back in a new home that’s just your style. Welcome to stress-free living where life’s whatever you want it to be.

The Collective isn’t your average collection of homes. It’s a gated master-planned community of single-family neighborhoods surrounded by spaces and places that are anything but typical.

When you live at The Collective, you also enjoy a full-time lifestyle director on hand to curate community events, outings, classes, activities and more – so you can experience a lifestyle that’s active, social and enriched. Plus, with San Francisco to the west, Silicon Valley to the south and Wine Country all around, The Collective puts you front and center to it all.

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K Hov Terra Lago | California Gated 55 Plus Communities CA Retire

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Terra Lago

Indio, CA
Homes: $267,990 - $345,990

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Terra Lago in Indio, CA is an active lifestyle gated community for those 55 and better. Residents here enjoy the centerpiece of the community, The Lodge, a spectacular recreation facility that offers activities, events and fun gathering spaces. Indoors you’ll find a grand ballroom, library, craft room, game room, yoga studio, hair salon, fitness center, computer room, bistro, lounge and even an indoor pool. Outdoors enjoy the firepit, resort-style pool and spa, bocce, horseshoes and a putting green.

The Lodge offers many classes and activities so you can enjoy your favorite hobbies and even discover new talents. With a world of amenities and like-minded residents, at K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Terra Lago your residents will become dear friends. Homes range from 1,559 square feet up to 2,747 square feet and focus on open designs that create a flow between indoor and outdoor living. Convenient spaces throughout provide ample storage and help you keep your home neat and organized. Surrounding by gorgeous mountains, there are beautiful views all around and some homesites even border the golf course next door allowing private golf course views.

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Gated Community San Francisco CA | Luminescence at Liberty

Luminescence at Liberty

Rio Vista, CA
Homes from the upper $300K to upper $400K

Luminescence at Liberty is DeNova Homes’ newest 55 + Active Adult gated community in Rio Vista, California. Luminescence will feature 163 single-story homes and 74 duets (148 homes). The single-family homes feature three-floor plans ranging from approximately 1,302 to 1,569 square feet and include two bedrooms, two baths, two-car garages, and covered patios (per plan). The duets feature one floor plan of approximately 1,160 square feet with two bedrooms, two baths, a one-car garage, and outdoor patios (per plan). Luminescence offers open floor plan layouts with flexible spaces that fit your needs and all the amenities you expect from DeNova Homes.

Luminescence at Liberty is a gated community and offers a range of incredible amenities, including a centrally located Great Lawn with tree-lined walkways connecting you to the Community Garden and other major facilities, including the Ranch House, the Barn, the Pool, and the Fitness Center. The Ranch House includes the Liberty House Café, several multi-purpose spaces, and a large, covered patio with fire pits. This facility is the central gathering space to relax and participate in activities with other residents. The Events Barn provides a secondary area for large-scale events, an art studio, and a business lounge. Liberty features eight bocce ball courts, two tennis courts, four pickleball courts, a labyrinth, walking trails, and a dog park for your four-legged friends.

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The Retreats

Rancho Murieta, CA
Homes from the $800's

The Retreats is a gated community offering single-family new homes for sale in Rancho Murieta, CA. Choose from 4 unique single story floorplans on spacious homesites. Home sizes range from 2,292 sf up to 3,077 sf with up to 5 bedrooms and an option for our Extra Suite Plus for multigenerational living. Enjoy living within the privately gated golf course community of Rancho Murieta Country Club. Residents can enjoy evening strolls on the community walking paths and nature trails around the lakes or just a visit to the Murieta Equestrian Center. Rancho Murieta is conveniently located just 25 miles from Sacramento.
Offered By: K. Hovnanian Homes Northern California, Inc.

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Planning Your Visit to California's Golf Communities

The best way to embrace the allure of these communities is to experience them firsthand. Many offer “stay and play” packages for potential residents. Grab your golf clubs, explore the greens, and immerse yourself in the luxurious Californian golf lifestyle. Connect with community representatives, residents, and realtors to get a holistic understanding of what awaits you in the Golden State.

 

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