Small Homes, Great Outdoors: Spring Island, SC and Pine Creek Sporting Club

Want a small home? Love the great outdoors?

Look no further than a recent Wall Street Journal “Relative Values” article highlighting three of the nation’s best small home designs surrounded by outdoor, natural settings.

Places like Spring Island, SC, a South Carolina golf community, located just 25 minutes from Hilton Head, provide more than just a beautiful home; this small, 3,000-acre island community is like a summer camps for adults – complete with a horse program, fishing, golf, fitness, master naturalist classes, artists in residence, and university-level guest lecturers. With 1,200 of the 3,000 acres protected as nature preserve, it is guaranteed that the families in this community will always have a strong focus on healthy living in the great outdoors.

Pine Creek Sporting Club near Okeechobee, FL is another community with a strong emphasis on the outdoors. A luxury Florida hunting club with a focus on wing and clay shooting, Pine Creek offers its members access to 2,400 acres and all the amenities one could ever want, with absolutely no maintenance. Pine Creek also offers a variety of fun and adventurous activities for children, including swimming, horseback riding, kayaking, fishing, bike riding, multi-purpose field games (soccer, lacrosse, football, baseball, kickball, Frisbee), archery, table tennis, horseshoes, bocce, buggy rides, rope swing, pro-beach volleyball, as well as shooting instructions and demonstrations.