Certainly, you do not need to be a golfer to love living at The Fairways at Pole Creek. The Winter Park region is a four-season festival of outdoor activity.
Twenty minutes away is the expansive Winter Park Ski Resort for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Expert skiing at Berthoud Pass is only 32 minutes away and the family oriented Granby Ranch ski resort is only 12 minutes away. The Winter Park resort features 3,000 acres of award-winning terrain, spread over five mountains offering an incredible variety of trails. Winter Park Resort is BIG. Combine this with over 3,000 feet of vertical and 30 feet of snow annually and you have the makings of a great ski experience whatever terrain you desire. Steeps, Bumps, Groomers, Deeps, Terrain Parks – it’s all here for your skiing adventures. Skiing Magazine ranks the Mary Jane area No. 1 in mogul skiing in North America. The US Freestyle Mogul Team knows all about Mary Jane and her phenomenal bumps and has trained there often in preperation for the Olympics.
Nearby are hundreds of miles of cross-country ski and snowshoe trails that include vast areas of public lands, the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, and Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Further, you can cross-country ski and snowshoe right here in the neighborhood as the Pole Creek Golf Course cart paths are groomed in winter.
The Fairways at Pole Creek is a residential community surrounding the renowned 27-hole Pole Creek golf course, which was designed by Gary Player and Dennis Griffiths. The golf course is set amidst stunning rolling terrain, with forested fairways and breathtaking 360-degree mountain views. It is a picturesque setting that most people can only dream of experiencing.
The Pole Creek golf course has garnered high praise and recognition within the golfing community, earning numerous awards and accolades from both experts and publications. Despite being located in a mountain resort area, the daily fees for playing golf at Pole Creek are surprisingly affordable. Additionally, there is no initiation fee required to enjoy the course, making it accessible to a wide range of golf enthusiasts.
As a property owner within The Fairways at Pole Creek, you will have the exclusive privilege of using your own golf cart on the course. Even on days when you choose not to play, the magnificent course and its stunning surroundings will contribute to your overall well-being and enjoyment of the area.
The club house at Pole Creek offers delightful dining options for residents and visitors alike. During the summer months, you can savor delicious meals on the outdoor terrace adorned with beautiful flowers. In the winter, you can enjoy fireside dining indoors, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
The Denver Post went so far as to say, "In golf heaven, every hole must be like the new 27th hole at Pole Creek Golf Club."
Two of the seven Gold Medal fly-fishing streams in Colorado are within 10 minutes where you can experience the thrill of a trout taking a fly. This is where Dwight Eisenhower spent his summer vacations fishing.
Grand Lake, the largest and most historic, natural, mountain lake in Colorado, is just 45 minutes away. Adjacent to Grand Lake is Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Lake Granby. They are the largest bodies of recreational water in Colorado and are the perfect place to enjoy a number of water sports including sailing, fishing, boating and water skiing.
Grand County is the “Mountain Biking Capital” of America with more than 600 miles of trails in the area. There are many summer competitive biking events and the Winter Park Ski Resort transforms into a world-class mountain bike destination with 28 miles of downhill/freestyle trails served by two lifts.
Rocky Mountain National Park, one the nation’s most beautiful and popular national parks is located just 45 minutes away. The park offers gorgeous scenic hiking and overnight camping with a range of various distances and elevation changes, not to mention abundant wildlife.
Immediately adjacent to The Fairways at Pole Creek is the 5,000-acre YMCA of the Rockies' Snow Mountain Ranch recreational facility, which features indoor swimming, horseback riding, hiking, backpacking and full health and fitness facilities and a host of additional activities available to all property owners and guests. Not to mention the incredible cross country skiing trail system.
Explore Colorado’s back-country on horseback and discover wild-life and wild flowers galore. There is easy access to guides and horses at the adjacent YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch and the nearby Devil’s Thumb Ranch, as well as a number of local stables and guided tours.
Other activities in the area include: tennis, pickleball, swimming, bowling, hunting, ice skating, dog sledding, sleigh riding, bird watching, music festivals, hot air ballooning, roller blading, basketball, softball, tennis, crafts, historic tours, snowmobiling, tubing, aerobics, hot sulfur springs, snow-cat tours, white water rafting, rodeos, ice fishing, dining, dancing and much more.
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The Fairways at Pole Creek is a spirit of living – in harmony with nature, within a neighborly community, on a terrific golf course, with elbow room and easy access to other mountain resorts, and surrounded by a rich array of recreational choices. It’s a place for families to renew and spirits to be rekindled.