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Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club, established in 1993, is located approximately 8 miles south of I4 exit 55 on State Route 27. It is a community of luxury homes located around the multi award winning Southern Dunes Golf Course and is approximately 20 minutes drive from Walt Disney World.

Southern Dunes is a gated community comprising of a mix of vacation homes and owner occupied homes. There is an active residents association focused on maintaining and improving the community. The internal roads are quiet so its safe to walk or jog around. On entering the community there is a lake to the right and trees lining the roads and edging the golf course, all of which give the area a ‘country’ feel

Communal facilities include 3 swimming pools, two tennis courts and children’s recreational area. The golf club  has a bar and a restaurant, which are open to anyone for meals or snacks throughout the day or simply for a drink in the afternoon/evening.

The golf club and course is open to the public and, in addition to the golf course there is a driving range, putting green and shop. To play a round it is advisable to book in advanced as it is a very popular with tourists and locals.

The golf course, designed by Steve Smyers, is unusual for Florida in that it is built on a hill and has 100 feet of elevation changes. The course has won multiple awards, for example 4 and a half stars (out of 5) from Golf Digest Places to Play (2002-03), America’s Best Top Daily Fee Courses (Golf & Travel 2001).

Just outside the main gate to the community are two large supermarkets, Winn-Dixie and Wal-Mart which is open 24 hours and has a petrol (gas) station. There are many restaurants and shops within a few minutes drive.

Orlando International Airport is an easy 25 minute drive; Sanford Airport is 45 minutes away via Interstate 4. Tampa and the white sand beaches of the Gulf Coast are 60 minutes drive and the Atlantic Sun Coast and Kennedy Space Center is just 60 minutes driving time.