National Club Cottages Open at Reynolds

Written by Karen Moraghan

September 12, 2016

The spacious new National Club Cottages, adjacent to the Tom Fazio-designed National Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee, are ready and waiting for golf groups this fall at the Southeast’s premier golf destination.

Part of the recently completed National Village, which includes the award-winning National Tavern, the eight Club Cottages overlook the short-game practice facility at the National Course, one of five layouts available to Reynolds Lake Oconee guests.

Designed to comfortably accommodate eight, each Club Cottage features four bedrooms, 4½ baths, and a full kitchen, as well as two open living spaces and an expansive porch area.

The interiors of the National Club Cottages have a casual yet sophisticated feel, with neutral color palettes, natural woods, and modern touches throughout. Ideal as a relaxing getaway for a golf foursome, the National Club Cottages offer all the comforts of home for a family vacation, as well.

“I have had the good fortune of staying in some of the best golf cottages in the country and the new National Club Cottages rank up there with the best.  The ability to have a world class practice facility, lighted putting green and the National Tavern all within a short walk completes the ultimate golf experience.” said Mark Lammi, Vice President, Golf Operations for Reynolds Lake Oconee.

Recognized as one of the finest collection of golf courses in the nation, Reynolds Lake Oconee features four of the Top 10 “Best Courses You Can Play” in Georgia, as ranked by GOLF Magazine: Great Waters (designed by Jack Nicklaus) No. 2; Oconee Course (designed by Rees Jones) No. 3; the National Course (Fazio) No. 5; The Landing (Bob Cupp) No. 10.

Together these gems along Georgia’s Lake Oconee, located between Atlanta and Augusta, continue to enrich the reputation of Reynolds Lake Oconee as the nation’s premier golf community and preferred golf destination. Reynolds Lake Oconee also is one of only 11 golf resorts in the country to earn the prestigious Platinum Medal from GOLF Magazine.

The National Village is the newest attraction at Reynolds Lake Oconee, part of a $40 million investment in the lakeshore setting since being acquired by MetLife in August 2012. All six golf courses, including the members-only Creek Club, have undergone substantial improvements, as has The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, where rooms, cottages, restaurants, spa, and pools of have been redecorated and refurbished.

The National Tavern, the newest restaurant at Reynolds Lake Oconee, is the centerpiece of The National Golf Village, and a stone’s throw from the National Club Cottages. The craftsman-style farmhouse design, complete with a large stacked stone fireplace, creates a welcoming environment for residents and guests. The outdoor fire pit area, lighted practice putting green, and golf course views, are complemented by The Tavern’s casual open-air dining options.

Besides golf, Reynolds Lake Oconee offers plenty to fill the beautiful autumn days. With 19,000 acres and 374 miles of shoreline, Lake Oconee is Georgia's second largest lake, providing some of the state's best fishing, along with swimming, boating, water skiing, camping, picnicking, and water skiing. Other amenities include four full-service marinas and an award-winning tennis center, and The Ritz-Carlton, a 251-room lakefront resort and spa making Reynolds Lake Oconee one of the Southeast’s most popular vacation destinations.

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