5th Sep, 2013

Point Clear Real Estate at Grand Hotel and Lakewood Country Club

The Eastern Shore landscape south of Fairhope blends into the Point Clear real estate market surrounding Lakewood Country Club and the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort. Point Clear properties follow Scenic Highway 98 and the boardwalk along Mobile Bay and extend into several beautiful golf course neighborhoods.

For over a century, the stunning sunsets over the bay, boating recreation, award-winning golf, and fascinating natural beauty have drawn residents and celebrities to Point Clear real estate. Home sites are oversized, accommodating lovely mature forests, irresistible gardens, and an array of photogenic homes. Home prices in Point Clear range from $500,000-$3 million.

Set on 550 lovely secluded acres, the outstanding historic Grand Hotel Resort overlooks Mobile Bay. Its alluring Point Clear real estate juts out into the waters, forming incredible panoramic vistas of the Eastern Shore. The elegant resort includes 37,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Facilities include two gorgeous golf courses, the luxurious European-style spa, 10 tennis courts, a large marina for sailboats, yachts, and fishing boats, and an exceptional pool complex. Dining options from casual to fine dining are available.

The family-friendly Grand Hotel Marriott Resort has been recognized by Condé Nast magazine as one of the Top 125 Golf Resorts and by Travel & Leisure as a Top 500 Hotels in the World. Grand Hotel is a member of the Historic Hotels of America and part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.

Lakewood Country Club at the Grand Hotel offers residents exceptional facilities and social activities. The Granddaddy of Southern Courses, Lakewood Golf Club opened south of Fairhope in 1947. It was a first professional quality course in Baldwin County. Landmarks such as old oak trees draped in Spanish moss and a soaring water tower have greeted full-time and seasonal residents and guests for decades.

Originally, Lakewood Golf Club included two nine-hole courses positioned in the old oaks, magnolias, pines, and dogwoods. Today there magnificent holes of golf with gorgeous, almost transfixing, views along the way. The clubhouse and pro shop have hosted illustrious names throughout history. There have been decades of golf tournaments, pageants, weddings and a host of celebrations. Marriott Corporation purchased and upgraded the entire facility in 1982. Be sure to stop by during a visit to Fairhope or in search of Point Clear real estate for sale.

Directions: From Interstate 10 E, take exit 35/Highway 98. Go south for approximately 7 miles. At the sign “Welcome to Fairhope”, veer right onto Alternate/Scenic Highway 98. Continue through downtown Fairhope and turn right onto Fairhope Avenue. Before the Fairhope Municipal Pier, turn left onto Mobile Street/Scenic Highway 98 and continue three miles.

For information about Fairhope and Point Clear real estate, contact Lucinda Briggs of RE/MAX by the Bay at (251) 423-7127.

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