Haymarket and Gainesville, Virginia are home to 8 magnificent golf courses surrounded by upscale and luxury home communities …
Haymarket and Gainesville, Virginia are home to eight magnificent golf courses. These professionally designed courses are set within some of the finest gated or exclusive communities in the region. Most of these upscale communities offer amenities like pool clubs, tennis, fitness centers and walking trails with homes ranging from elegant townhouses to sprawling estates—all set amid the gorgeous landscape of the rolling hills of Virginia’s scenic Blue Ridge Mountains or beautiful Lake Manassas.
These courses are private, semi-private or public but what you may not know is membership to most of the private courses is not limited to community residents. Membership packages, golf instruction, driving ranges, summer camps and club houses for dining and special events are all offered. See the golf courses below for more information and links to each course and all current homes for sale.
If you’re seeking upscale or luxury living, any of these golf course communities make a wonderful place to call home—even if you don’t hit the links.
The Piedmont community is made up of 1600+ homes and consists of the Piedmont Gated Golf community, Old Carolina Estates, and the Piedmont Riding Club. Community amenities include a year-round indoor swimming pool, two olympic-size outdoor pools with bathhouses, tennis courts, a full-service athletic and fitness center, a spacious Community Center with meeting rooms and business center, and the beautiful Piedmont Club with an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio.
This golf course has developed a great reputation for its superior conditioning and has been given rave reviews for it’s fantastic layout with a great variety of holes that gives very generous wide fairways but creates a challenge for the second shot and has tough, subtle undulating greens.
Piedmont Club offers membership categories for any interest level that include Full Privilage Golf, Junior Executive Golf, Weekday Membership, Social Membership, Corporate Membership and Piedmont Athletic Club. (Photo: clubcorp.com/piedmont)
Dominion Valley Country Club is a partially gated Toll Brothers community of over 1400 single family homes surrounded by an oasis of natural ponds, gentle streams, and beautiful mountain vistas.
Featuring a spectacular 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, Dominion Valley is without question the ultimate expression of the Arnold Palmer guarantee of uncompromising standards in golf course design. With wide, lush fairways, the course has been carefully designed to be in perfect harmony with the native Virginia landscape.
Other amenities of Dominion Valley include a grand clubhouse, several tennis courts, recreation area with playground, three outdoor swimming pools, a new indoor swimming pool, state-of-the art sports pavilion and wooded walking trails. The sister community The Regency at Dominion Valley is a splendid active adult community.
Choose from 3 different resident membership options: Full Golf Membership, Social Membership or Fitness Membership. Non-Resident Invitational Full Golf Memberships are also available. (Photo: dominionvalleycountryclub.com)
Evergreen Farms is a smaller, 110 home community with unique, custom built properties mostly set on larger lots. The community surrounds Evergreen Country Club—one of the leading private membership clubs in Northern Virginia. Known for its challenging, beautifully maintained golf course, Evergreen offers a full range of recreational and social amenities as well including a 25 meter pool complete with renovated pool area and indoor cafe plus an outdoor tennis complex. A breathtaking backdrop, seclusion and pristine beauty make this community a coveted residential destination.
Evergreen Golf Club features a figure eight layout with no parallel fairways and very few homes that make it unique to the area. Several categories of membership are offered based on personal and family interests including Full Golf Membership, Junior Golf Membership, Weekday Membership, Social Membership & Corporate Membership.
Bull Run Estates is a newly developed and growing luxury golf community, built by Van Metre. Located on the public Bull Run Golf Club these homes sit on 3 to 4 acre lots, are 3600-plus square feet with floor plans that provide customizable options.
Named the best new public course in 1999 by Golf Magazine, The Bull Run Golf Club was designed by architect Rick Jacobson. Where the typical course covers an area of 120 to 130 acres, Bull Run stretches across more than 450. There is plenty of room here for the flora, fauna and fish along with the golfers.
Memberships are available at Bull Run Golf Club including Weekday and Full Week Memberships. Memberships provide the best value in the area with reciprocity at several of the area’s best courses.
Lake Manassas is a luxury gated community filled with a variety of home styles in a meticulously manicured setting. Bordering the 1000+ acre Lake Manassas, residents of its over 550 homes enjoy a resort-style lifestyle with access to two golf courses, swimming, tennis, fishing, play areas and miles of trails for walking.
Stonewall Golf Club is touted by national and regional golf publications as one of the finest upscale daily fee public golf courses in Northern Virginia. This challenging Tom Jackson-designed, 18-hole championship golf course is filled with history and excitement. Surrounding Lake Manassas, it provides dramatic and breathtaking views. Stonewall offers the Patriot Club Rewards Program which offers participants a free round of golf at sign-up and reduced green fees throughout the year. Golf memberships include Platinum, Gold and Silver Levels.
Heritage Hunt is a lovely, amenity-filled active adult community for residents 55 years and older however, up to 20% can be 50-54.
Heritage Hunt covers over 750 acres of beautiful, natural landscaping and has its own, Arthur Hills designed, 18-hole championship golf course, two clubhouses, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a multiple choices of home styles. Gated with a single entry point, it’s a community that offers an abundance of natural beauty.
Heritage Hunt Golf and Country Club offers a variety of golf memberships to both residents and non-residents of Heritage Hunt which automatically include Capital Area Golf Membership, giving access to seven other courses while only having a membership at the home course, Heritage Hunt.
Pay a minimal player’s fee to play at 1757, Reston National, Virginia Oaks, Forest Greens, PB Dye, RedGate, and The Links at Challedon, as a member of Heritage Hunt. (Photo: heritagehuntgolf.com)
Beautiful Virginia Oaks is a carefully planned community surrounding a challenging golf course by master golf course architect P. B. Dye. Nestled on lovely Lake Manassas, Virginia Oaks offers easy access to Route 66 and the new upscale shops at Virginia Gateway. Virginia Oaks is a peaceful and beautiful place to come home to. Built by some of America’s premier builders, the homes are diverse but well-integrated, including custom homes of more than 7,000 square feet as well as luxury townhomes and NVHomes’ innovative villas.
Residents of all ages enjoy the many recreation facilities and amenities including walking paths, tennis courts, swimming pool, volleyball, playgrounds and basketball courts.
The innovative design of Virginia Oaks Golf Course has added many water challenges and natural areas that enhance not only the quality of play for golfers, but also the beauty of the area. Membership at Virginia Oaks is part of the Capital Area Golf Membership allowing access at discounted rates to seven other area courses and include 5 day or 7 day memberships. (Photo: virginiaoaksgc.com)
Robert Trent Jones Golf Club features one of the most challenging and beautiful golf courses in the world. It is the self-proclaimed masterpiece of its architect and namesake, the late great Robert Trent Jones, Sr. The lake is the center piece of the golf course, with nine holes running adjacent to it, and seven of the nine have greens on natural peninsulas. Lake Manassas is visible from nearly every hole on the course, yet only one–the signature par-three 11th–forces the golfer to hit across open water.
Membership at Robert Trent Jones is by invitation only.
If you are interested in buying a home in one of these lovely communities, contact Bryan Garcia. Bryan knows the area well and has several featured properties in these communities.
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