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Waterfront Communities

Living near water comes with tranquility, health benefits, recreational opportunities, and scenic views. Waterfront real estate is not limited to luxury beachfront property. Waterfront communities offer a variety of home types and property on lakes, rivers, oceans, and wetlands.

Whether you are looking for a year-round home, vacation home, or retirement destination, waterfront communities offer homes to complement all lifestyles. In addition to water recreation, such as boating and fishing, waterfront communities provide access to amenities such as golf courses, clubhouses, fitness facilities, tennis, and more. Explore these communities and discover the best waterfront homes.

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Sun City Texas

Georgetown, Texas Waterfront Community
Georgetown, Texas

Sun City Texas offers adults, 55 and over, endless recreational and social opportunities. Residents enjoy three championship golf courses, two fitness centers with tennis and swimming, plus miles of walking trails and an activity center that offers art studios, a woodshop, a computer lab, and meeting rooms for clubs and classes. The community is just minutes from the culture and excitement of Austin. Homes priced from the $300,000s to the $900,000s. Read More...

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Red Ledges

Heber City, Utah Waterfront Community
Heber City, Utah

This four-season mountain community near Park City, Utah, offers a selection of estate home sites and luxurious Western-style cottages, with 18 holes of Jack Nicklaus signature golf, deluxe tennis and equestrian facilities and a private ski chalet at the neighboring Deer Valley Resort. Lots from $300,000+; Homes from $1.2 million to over $6 million. Read More...

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Bay Creek

Cape Charles, Virginia Waterfront Community
Cape Charles, Virginia

Bay Creek with a picturesque location that combines laid-back coastal living and beach-time adventures, it’s the ideal setting for families, golfers, nature lovers, and those looking to escape the busy city for a relaxed beach community. This unique master-planned community offers a variety of housing options. Homesites priced from the $90,000 to $600,000+; Homes from the $400,000s to over $2. million. Read More...

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Fawn Lake

Spotsylvania, Virginia Waterfront Community
Spotsylvania, Virginia

Scenically situated on the banks of a 288-acre deep-water lake in Spotsylvania Virginia, Fawn Lake is honored as one of Virginia's most outstanding communities. A certified Audubon cooperative sanctuary, Fawn Lake features a private country club and an award-winning Arnold Palmer championship golf course. Other recreational amenities include, tennis, water-skiing, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing. Lots priced from $80,000 to $1 million; Homes priced from $500,000 to $2.8 million. Read More...


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Governor's Land at Two Rivers

Williamsburg, Virginia Waterfront Community
Williamsburg, Virginia

This Williamsburg private golf community features a Tom Fazio golf course, ranked as a Top 10 course in Virginia by Golf Digest, a private yacht club and other recreational amenities in a waterfront setting. Lots from $85,000 to $1.5 million; Custom Homes from $400,000 to $3 million. Read More...

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Kingsmill on the James

Williamsburg, Virginia Waterfront Community
Williamsburg, Virginia

This gated golf community is located on 2,900 protected acres along the James River in historic Williamsburg, Virginia. The resort is a AAA Four Diamond property and features three championship golf courses designed by Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer and Tom Clark and is included in Golf Digest’s list of "The 75 Best Golf Resorts in North America." Amenities include tennis, fitness center, racquetball, spa and salon, marina, guided fishing, and many dining options. Lots priced from $200,000 to $1 million+; Condos from $175,000 to $700,000; Townhomes from $175,000 to $1.6 million+; Homes from $300,000 to $2 million+. Read More...

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The Settlement at Powhatan Creek

Williamsburg, Virginia Waterfront Community
Williamsburg, Virginia

Located just minutes from the historic area of Williamsburg in Virginia, the Settlement at Powhatan Creek is 55+ gated community of single-family and attached homes that offer a maintenance-free lifestyle and the amenities of a luxurious clubhouse. Townhomes and custom-style homes are priced from the mid $300,000s to the $600,000s. Read More...


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Trilogy® at Lake Frederick

Lake Frederick, Virginia Waterfront Community
Lake Frederick, Virginia

Trilogy® by Shea Homes offers a selection of new single-family homes for sale at this new lakeside resort community about an hour west of Washington, D.C. The community is in Virginia's scenic Shenandoah Valley in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Homes priced from the low $400,000s to the $600,000s. Read More...


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Port Ludlow

Port Ludlow, Washington Waterfront Community
Port Ludlow, Washington

This waterfront resort and golf community on the Puget Sound offers a mountainside retreat while also allowing easy access to city life of Seattle, WA. The myriad of amenities include an 18-hole golf course, a marina with watercraft rentals, two clubhouses, walking and biking trails, and tennis and pickleball courts. Homes priced from $439,900 to $750,000. Read More...


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Glade Springs

Daniels, West Virginia Waterfront Community
Daniels, West Virginia

With the scenic backdrop of West Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, this gated community's amenities include three championship golf courses, a private 69-acre lake, and 26 miles of nature trails. Property owners receive special membership rates at the Glade Springs Golf and Country Club, with its heated swimming pool, racquet club and spa, and tennis courts. Lots priced from $2,000 to $200,000; Townhomes, Condos and Single-Family Homes from $120,000 to $1.5 million. Read More...

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