An acclaimed Tom Fazio golf course is the centerpiece of this gated country club community set in the Virginia foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, midway between the historic towns of Bristol and Abingdon and about 95 miles north of Asheville, North Carolina.
In addition to the golf course and well-developed golf practice area, The Virginian Golf Club features a full-service clubhouse and on-site dining, plus a community sports center with tennis courts, swimming pools and a fitness center. The property is 10 to 15 minutes from a range of shopping and dining options, with easy access to boating and fishing on nearby South Holston Lake.
Lots for sale at The Virginian range from about 1/4 acre to an acre or more, including numerous heavily wooded parcels amid stands of mature oaks, poplar and evergreens. A select few of the region's best custom homebuilders offer homes ready for occupancy at The Virginian.
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Acreage 538 acres (218 hectares)
Gatehouse Gated entry
Club Structure Non-equity, with a choice of golf, social and junior (under age 40) membership categories.
Golf The Virginian's Tom Fazio golf course debuted in 1993 and has since earned numerous awards and accolades from Golf Digest, GolfWeek, Links Magazine and other prominent publications.
Clubhouse Elegant 44,000-square-foot stone and wood clubhouse with two dining rooms, private event space, pro shop and locker rooms. The separate Family Center houses additional recreational amenities.
Golf Practice Facility The practice area features three full practice holes, a double-ended range with greens accessible from both ends, plus a 12,000-square-foot putting green and a practice bunker area with separate chipping and pitching greens.
Tennis Three lighted tennis courts adjacent to the Family Center, including two clay courts and one hard-surface court.
Swimming & Fitness The Family Center also features a full-service exercise facility and a junior Olympic swimming pool, plus a separate children's pool and playground.
Boating & Fishing The Virginian is 15 minutes from boating, water skiing and fishing on South Holston Lake, a 7,580-acre reservoir managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Several recreational marinas and boat launches are easily accessible from the community.
Shopping The property is convenient to a good selection of shops and retail outlets, including supermarkets, big box retailers, pharmacies, dry cleaners and banking services as close as 10 minutes from the entrance gate. The Virginian is about 15 minutes from both downtown Bristol and downtown Abingdon.
Dining Clubhouse dining features a casual grill overlooking the practice greens and a more formal dining room overlooking the back nine. Off-site dining options within 15 to 20 minutes range from casual diners and fast food to traditional American restaurants and international fare.
Area Attractions Nearby Bristol and Abingdon blend small-town charm and numerous historic buildings with a lively arts and culture scene, including the famous Barter Theatre and the William King Museum in Abingdon, and the Paramount Center for the Arts and the Birthplace of Country Music Alliance in Bristol. The Virginian Golf Club is less than half an hour from NASCAR's Bristol Motor Speedway, and close to miles of scenic Appalachian wilderness in Cherokee National Forest.
Health Care Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center, about 20 minutes away is a 348-bed hospital that provides 24-hour emergency care and other inpatient and outpatient services.
Airport Access The Virginian Golf Club is about half an hour from Tri-Cities Regional Airport, with service on Delta, Allegiant and US Airways to Charlotte, Atlanta and other regional hubs. Virginia Highlands Airport about five minutes from the community serves corporate and private planes.
Lots For Sale Priced from about $60,000 to $200,000
Homes For Sale Priced from about $450,000 to $2.5 million
"There’s so much that’s special about the Virginian. "
Just driving in and out of the community is an uplifting experience for the soul. Of course, there are all the amenities of golf, tennis, and other activities, but if I had only one thing to say about our community, it’s the people. We are friendly, caring, and giving. In only a short time, we have made friendships to be treasured for life. It is said that it takes time and a shared history to make great friends, but with our community there are so many opportunities to interact that forming friendships has been so easy. People here have great hearts!!
Just driving in and out of the community is an uplifting experience for the soul. Of course, there are all the amenities of golf, tennis, and other activities, but if I had only one thing to say about our community, it’s the people. We are friendly, caring, and giving. In only a short time, we have made friendships to be treasured for life. It ...