What are the Best Country Club Communities in South Florida? | Part 1 Vero Beach Area

Part 1 Vero Beach

If you are thinking of moving to Florida these private Beach communities might work for you!

Welcome to Part 1 of our Best South Florida Country Club series. This series of articles focuses on the Best Luxury Communities in South Florida, from Vero Beach to Key Largo. In Part 1, we will detail John’s Island, Windsor, and Sailfish Point, all in the Vero Beach area. Part 2 will focus on communities in the Palm Beach area, and finally in Part 3 we zoom in on the Miami area.

The selected communities cater to a luxury lifestyle and offer a full suite of first-class amenities and sporting activities. They are independent lifestyle villages that provide exclusivity and tranquility for member-owners. Additionally, each community has individual personality and lifestyle options. The David Siddons Group can expertly lead you through various choices to find the proper “village” for your luxury lifestyle.

Club Amenities offered by the Best Luxury Club Communities in the Vero Beach Area

What are the Best Country Club Communities in South Florida? | John’s Island (Indian River Shores, FL)

John’s Island belongs to one of Florida’s best Private Beach Communities

John’s Island is a private member-owned country club community located north of Vero Beach in Indian River Shores. Avid golfers dream of calling John’s Island home. This Luxury Community boasts three championship courses: the North Course designed by Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus designed the South Course; and Tom Fazio the West Course. However, golf is not the only sport enjoyed by owners. The tennis center provides 17 Har-Tru courts, squash, pickleball, and croquet. In addition, the redesigned Beach Club offers an oceanfront pool, beach services, seaside dining, and many kid-friendly options.

The development of John’s Island is limited to 1,380 properties or 1 unit per acre on this sprawling 1,650-acre community. At the present time, it continues to be one of the only private luxury communities to offer vertical membership. This benefit encourages generational enjoyment of the property and amenties at no additional cost to family members. Finally, the homes are on generously sized lots with plenty of space between homes. The Golf Equity Membership is $200k, and Social Equity Membership is $83k.

With only a few remaining options, now is the time to move to John’s Island. Contact Elaine with the David Siddons Group to find a home in John’s Island, 305.793.0540.

What are the Best Country Club Communities in South Florida | Windsor (Vero Beach, FL)

Windsor in Vero Beach is one of South Florida’s finest club communities.

Windsor is a pristine 425-acre seaside village between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River, comprising 350 estate-style homes. Windsor’s architectural vision blends elements from Charleston, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. As a result, there is a charming and beautiful cohesiveness. The Architect and Urban Planner Andrés Duany exclaimed, “New urbanism has not yet evolved so much since Windsor; it has evolved towards Windsor.”

The Lifestyle

The Windsor lifestyle includes an 18-hole links-style golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, a tennis center with eight courts designed by Stan Smith, a full-service beach club and pool steps away from the beach, fabulous club dining options, a world-class art gallery, and a complete Equestrian Center. Additionally, the equine experience is enhanced by 10.5 miles of riding trails, 18 stables, 14 paddocks, a 400-yard polo field, and several rings for jumping, dressage, riding lessons, and full-service boarding. Windsor is a private community with required approval and equity membership fees, Golf Equity $200,000 and Social Equity $100,000. Without a doubt one of the best country communities in South Florida.

Contact Elaine at the David Siddons Group to find your home in Windsor at 305.793.0540.

What are the Best Country Club Communities in South Florida | Sailfish Point (Hutchinson Island, FL)

Sailfish Point in Hutchinson Island is one of the best country club neighborhoods in South Florida.

Live on a private 532-acre island. Sailfish Point offers private club community living with Golf, Tennis, and Beach, plus one of the largest bulkheaded, privately owned marinas in Florida. The Marina sets Sailfish Point apart from the other private club communities in the area. Moreover, Sailfish Point is an island surrounded by water and provides water-loving members a club within a club; the Sailfish Point Yacht Club has 300 member families.

The Lifestyle

The Sailfish Point lifestyle includes fishing, sailing, and kayaking. Owners enjoy a private beach that stretches for 1.5 miles and consists of a 60,000 SF oceanfront clubhouse. Another advantage is that the Sailfish Point Golf course ranked 4th of Residential Courses in South Florida and 53rd Nationwide by Golf week Magazine in 2018. The golf course is a Jack Nicklaus Signature par 72, 18-hole course. Other luxury amenities in Sailfish Point include a tennis center and a full-service spa. Sailfish Point offers single-family and condo-style living. The membership is a $60k capital contribution with annual dues. Becoming a Sailfish Point Golf Club member is an additional $60k with yearly dues. Contact Elaine Tatum for more information and property details at Sailfish Point.


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