Hot property: Golf

Moon Dance, Sandy Lane, Barbados, $5.75m

Where Across the road from the Sandy Lane Hotel, on the western coast of Barbados, about 40 minutes’ drive from Grantley Adams international airport.

What A holiday home with a main house of four bedrooms, a two-bedroom cottage with kitchen, and a one-bedroom apartment, all set in two acres of gardens on the Sandy Lane Estate.

Why The main house overlooks the eighth hole of The Old Nine, a nine-hole golf course of 3,345 yards that opened in 1961. The other two courses on the estate, The Green Monkey (exclusive to Sandy Lane Hotel guests) and The Country Club, are both 18-hole championship courses by designer Tom Fazio.

Who Savills,, tel: +44 20 7016 3740

Treloen, Hampshire, UK, £850,000

Where In Liphook, a village in Hampshire, southern England, with direct trains to London Waterloo taking just over an hour. Heathrow international airport is about 50 miles away.

What A four-bedroom detached house set in half an acre of a mature garden, next to Liphook Golf Club.

Why The property, which was recently reduced from £900,000, leads on to the Liphook Golf Club from the bottom of the garden. Considered one of the UK’s best inland heathland courses,it has a par of 70 and measures 6,295 yards from the championship tees.

Who Chesterton Humberts,, tel: +44 1730 261612

Palmerstown House, County Kildare, Ireland, €12m

Where In Johnstown, about 25km from Dublin city centre and 45 minutes’ drive from Dublin international airport.

What A listed Victorian estate built for the chief secretary of Ireland. Its 688 acres include an 18-hole championship golf course, a clubhouse and seven helicopter pads. The restored mansion comprises 2,350 sq m and has 15 bedrooms.

Why This could be a commercial or residential proposition, with a 226-acre golf course designed by Christy O’Connor Jr. The course was built to PGA standards and hosted the PGA European Tournament in 2007.

Who Knight Frank,, tel: +353 1 662 3255

Roughill, St George’s Parish, Bermuda, $27.5m

Where In Tucker’s Town, on Bermuda’s main island, about eight minutes’ drive from LF Wade international airport.

What A 2.65-acre estate with a main house of eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and 15,216 sq ft of living space. The property comes with two three-bedroom cottages and a two-bedroom staff apartment, as well as a 26ft-long swimming pool, spa, gym and putting green.

Why Roughill overlooks the second and 15th fairway, and is next to the 14th hole of the private Mid Ocean Club, which is ranked 47 in the world (outside the US) by Golf Digest 2012.

Who Sinclair Realty,, tel: +1 441 296 0278

906 Roland Miller Drive, Florida, US, $5.95m

Where In Vero Beach, Indian River county, between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian river, 100 miles from Orlando airport and 150 miles from Miami’s international airport.

What An oceanfront estate on a 1.8 acre plot with a seven-bedroom house. It includes a pool, spa, gym, two garages and a private golf course.

Why While the three-hole golf course within the grounds is useful for practice, it is the numerous world-class courses nearby – the Arnold Palmer course on Orchid Island and Jack Nicklaus course on John’s Island – that make this area particularly popular for year-round golfers.

Who Dale Sorensen Real Estate,, tel: +1 772 532 0010

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