Bridgton Highlands Country Club is one of the main attractions in the Saco Valley Lake Region of Maine that makes living here easy and fun. Set in the foothills of the White Mountains just over the border of New Hampshire, the golf course is home to Muirfield, a low-density enclave of attached white townhomes topped by red high-pitched tin roofs. In the same style as the clubhouse. Large windows look out over the fairways, Pleasant Mountain-Shawnee Peak, the White Mountains and Mount Washington and fireplaces warm chilly days.
Prices are modest considering the active lifestyle residents enjoy including playing golf on an historic course that is attributed to A.W. Tillinghast to tennis and participating in a variety of watersports on Highland and Long Lakes. Within the grounds of Bridgton Highlands on Muirfield Drive two- and three bedroom condos are priced in the low $200,000 while across the road in Highland Point, a prestigious lakefront community, an eight-acre lot is on the market for $59,000.
Bridgton itself is a charming village with some interesting historic buildings including the Benjamin Cleaves Hose the Spratt-Mead Museum, and the Rufus Porter Museum and there are several public beaches, hiking trails, and picnic area. Those who live here year ‘round and like to ski can head to the “Whites” and Shawnee Peak. It’s no wonder Bridgton sees a lot of seasonal visitors.
Club memberships are available for weekday or full week use starting at $700 and there are reasonably-priced plans for juniors and those who like to play the twilight hours. For real estate information check out www.chalmers-realty.com