Albany features a luxury boutique hotel as well as a variety of residences that include beachfront, beach walk and golf course custom homes, equestrian ranches and luxurious marina residences designed by some of the most notable architects in the world. Albany is located in a tax-free environment and is in convenient proximity to major urban centers.
Alpine Country Club voted with 92% approval to replace their existing clubhouse with a new facility. The new clubhouse is designed in a Romanesque style with Normandy and English Tudor influences. It is designed as a traditional northeastern manor home. Construction began in the Fall of 2005 and was completed in the Spring of 2006.
Built on three existing tennis courts while the original 13,000 sqft Fitness Facility remained in operation the new 62,000 sqft, two story Sports Complex houses multiple training and fitness facilities, including cutting-edge strength and cardiovascular equipment, an aerobics room, private massage rooms, saunas and steam rooms. Physical therapy services are also available for the convenience of Members. Once completed the old facility was replaced with an expanded aquatics complex with an event lawn and outdoor poolside dining.
Bay Colony Golf Club is situated in the Cocohatchee Strand Nature Preserve. The championship-length Robert Von Hagge designed golf course offers broad expanses of greenery and rolling fairways, in a meticulously groomed yet natural setting.
Bay Colony is known for having one of the most beautiful and pristine golf courses in Southwest Florida. The interior design inspiration simply came from looking out upon the fairway at a golden sun, setting over the velvet like golf course. We knew then that the view and the scenery would be our inspiration and the focal point for guests enjoying the Bay Colony Clubhouse dining experience. The existing windows were replaced with floor to ceiling folding doors, which enlarged the room and opened up the views to the 19th hole. The existing draperies and window treatments were removed, allowing the view to be the star of the room. Decorative sconces were added to cast soft light throughout the space and create a warmer feel.
The vision, purpose and main goal established by the Bear Lakes Country Club leadership for their clubhouse renovation project was to create an environment where the golf-serious members and their guests would spend time at the club before and after golf for their culinary desires, to play cards and to socialize, creating an excitement in the community, a waitlist for entry and ultimately an increased entry fee.
Planned for two years, the Vision 2013 project involved closing the club’s nearly 30 year old clubhouse for eight months and spending $11.5 million to deliver a new look, more functional layout and fresh amenities that can help attract new members to the property.
A custom designed open stairway constructed of polished stainless steel and floating mahogany treads connects the main lobby with the second floor Cyber Café and the 20,000 sqft Fitness Area. With the interactive equipment the Fitness Area is one of the most technologically advanced in the country.
Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton, Florida has recently completed another exciting phase of their clubhouse master plan under General Manager John Crean. This phase featured the total redesign of the pool area and snack bar at the main clubhouse.
Broken Sound Country Club is an award-winning year-round, private golf and country club community. As a five-star Platinum Club of America — the ultimate recognition of club excellence - Broken Sound is known for its warmth, elegance and genuine hospitality all joined together.
The new Fitness area was expanded to solve the lack of stretching space and tightly spaced equipment. The latest developments in club fitness programs were incorporated including a virtual spin room and dedicated physical therapy rooms. The fitness changing areas and washrooms were completely refurbished including new lockers with relaxation space, showers, whirlpools and steam rooms.
The Club felt the need to make improvements in order to keep up with their competition in the area and so far, all feedback from the members is positive. According to the General Manager, after this project was completed, Food & Beverage revenue doubled in 1 year from $1.8 million to $3.6 million as a direct result of adding the different dining venues. Dining statistics tracked with members dining at the Club 1 time per week prior to the renovations but has increased to 2-3 times per week now that the project has completed.
The main dining room was given an intimate residential feel with a fireplace similar to the living room with a small inviting soft seating group in front to create intimacy in the large room for everyday use. The main dining room looks out onto the covered terrace which wraps three sides of the clubhouse and allows for panoramic golf course views while dining or relaxing on the lounge seating. Unique high-end finishes and custom millwork were utilized in key areas to create an overall look of "timeless elegance."
Peacock + Lewis was hired as part of the development team by Toll Brothers in 1999 to master plan a top tier golf course residential community in Northern Palm Beach County. From the entry features then the guardhouse to the club amenities site. The experience is one of old world charm and relaxation.
After completion, the new facilities have updated food and beverage venues with views to the river, gathering spaces a welcoming and relaxing decor, new infrastructure is code compliant and provides amenities which the original clubhouse lacked.
This 18,566 sqft replacement Lifestyle Center with 3,206 sqft of covered outdoor area is situated in a natural setting adjacent to a lake. The building and interior design concept is a relaxed style inspired by nature. The facility features group and private pilates, group fitness, TRX classes, spin room, cardio, strength training, physical therapy rooms, specialty treatment rooms, retail space, relaxation lounging, a tennis shop, an outdoor tennis viewing terrace and a full-service salon. This new facility greatly increased the fitness center and spa program opportunities available to the membership.
With an innovative concept design in mind, the clubhouse Dining Room offers a blend of casual and fine dining. Through a layering of details, thoughtful timeless materials and color combinations, the exceptional Clubhouse presents a memorable, comfortable guest experience. Designed to be a community that encourages living life to the fullest, the newly renovated 28,400 square foot clubhouse offers something for everyone. The picturesque views of the 37-acre lake through expansive windows, makes it the perfect place to socialize with neighbors or enjoy lunch or dinner with friends. Surrounding the Clubhouse are the Golf, Tennis Pro Shop, a heated Swimming Pool, lighted Har-Tru Tennis Courts with stadium court seating, Tennis, Fitness Centers, Locker Rooms, Aqua Range, Putting, Chipping, and Practice Greens.
The membership at the John’s Island Club is enjoying their new club which opened November 2008. The new beach club building designed in an Anglo-Caribbean style, has a variety of dining options to better suit it’s multi-generational membership. The new building was elevated seven feet higher that the original beach club which includes parking for 116 in lower level covered garage and 48 parking spaces on the parking deck above along with 45 spaces on grade.
The design challenge for this clubhouse remodeling was to deformalize the golf clubhouse building which membership was extremely proud of. The challenge was to create a new casual arrival and activate the underutilized dining venues on the upper level for day and evening dining with short views to the putting green and long views to the golf course.
As Phase I of the membership approved a master plan, the new Fitness Center and Spa was created as an addition to the North end of the existing Clubhouse. In order to maintain a pleasant ambiance to the North chamber of the existing Clubhouse a two-story atrium was created as the connector between the buildings. The cardio and weight studio is on the lower or arrival level with a connection to the Golf Locker Rooms. A stair and elevator in the atrium connects to the upper level Spa and Floor Exercise Suites..
A golf club named Jupiter Hills in the unrelieved horizontal terrain of South Florida has to give pause for thought. This club, however, is a place of Florida dunes' dramatic topography just a few miles north of Palm Beach. It was this special scene that inspired the Fazio's, first George and then George and Tom, to create two exceptional golf courses---the raison d'etre for the Jupiter Hills Club. It was the seminal assignment that led to Tom's body of work and his high regard as a golf course designer.
Designed in the vernacular of a Long Island country estate home the Jupiter Hills Clubhouse sits majestically at 65' feet above sea level with panoramic views to the surrounding ocean and golf course. During the early design phases of this replacement clubhouse, a scaffolding was built on the rear patio of the old Clubhouse for the leadership partake of the view putting a higher elevation would yield.
The new Clubhouse was designed in an “Old Florida Vernacular” to coordinate with the golf course. The main arrival is a covered portal focussing views through the building to the intracoastal beyond. The dining venues were designed along the water as well offering indoor and outdoor dining. Designed as a multifunctional community building to serve the golfing public and those who desire to dine casually along the waterway in Lake Worth.
The membership of Loblolly Yacht Club voted with an 80% approval to replace their existing yacht club with a new building on the same site. The original Yacht Club was designed by Peacock + Lewis for the original developer of the community in 1979. The new facility accommodates a growing demand at the club for a less formal waterside dining experience for a multigenerational membership.
The membership of the Lost Tree Club voted with a 82% approval to replace their existing Beach Club with a new facility on the same site. Designed in “Old Florida” Cottage Vernacular, the new building was designed with a main floor elevated six feet above the original building height to capture the best views to the ocean, pool deck and tennis courts, to better withstand coastal storms and to provide covered parking and storage
Light toned cypress millwork ceilings wall, door, window trims, wine cabinets, fire place millwork and built-ins were designed in a coordinated manner with the fabrics, furnishings, finishes and lighting to promote the classical timeless, comfortable island style. Construction commenced in March 2011 and was completed in November of 2012.
A residential detail leads the reception to the second floor "Banyan Tree Spa at Lost Tree." The soothing color palette continues up the stairs and throughout the upper level. Upper level spaces include a Reception and Spa Retail Space, Private Pilate's Studio, Treatment Rooms, Locker Rooms, Steam Showers, a Relaxing Hospitality Lounge and Staff Support Spaces.
Phase II which commenced construction after completion of the Memorial Tournament in June of 2012 and included the additions and remodeling to the existing Clubhouse. Concerns about the dated look inside and out, motivating underutilized member use space and creating permanent infrastructure to minimize the setup and tear down of structures for the annual tournament prompted the comprehensive remodeling.
Home of the prestigious Memorial Tournament since 1976, Muirfield Village has been consistently ranked in the Top-20 in the United States and Top-50 in the world since it opened. Voted the No. 1 course in golf-rich Ohio. Muirfield Village Golf Club was the dream and work of Jack Nicklaus, in association with Desmond Muirhead.
Phase III which commenced construction in November of 2012; included six lodge units with viewing Terraces above and press rooms and player interview space below. Phase III was designed to preclude the need for additional temporary structures at future Memorial Tournaments. All phases were completed in time for the playing of the 2013 Memorial Golf Tournament and the 2013 Presidents Cup. Response to the new amenities by the current and potential new members has created a wait list for entry into the Club.
The "Bear's Den Grille" is the hub of the Club. Centrally located with a mahogany bar, this "Tea Bar" will support the activity in the Interior Grille Room, Outdoor Terraces and Fire Pit. Men's and Women's Locker Rooms were reconfigured and upgraded with custom designed wool carpets, wall treatments and millwork. The Men’s Locker Room was doubled in size with new stained lockers and coordinating tongue and groove wood covered ceilings. The décor is an artful blend of Western golf club interior architecture and finishes celebrating the history and heritage of Jack Nicklaus combined with the familiar surroundings of historic Chinese cultures.
The dry lounge, relaxation room is outfitted with banquette seating reminiscent of a yacht's salon. Treatment rooms are designed with custom built-in storage cabinets concealing linens and equipment necessary for a seamless spa services. Indoor and outdoor wet treatment services includes a couple’s treatment room complete with a private outdoor spa. The new two story 15,000 sqft fitness center addition includes group fitness studios, pilates, spin, circuit training, functional training, and weight training above. The upper level fitness floor in the addition was on the lower level with vaulted ceilings with ribbed mill work creating a dramatic effect in this high energy space. Iron sculptures of men balancing, exercising and repelling are scattered throughout the fitness areas for visual interest and inspiration. In addition to physical health and wellness, a healthy choice cafe is centrally located for members to gather and rejuvenate before and after fitness and spa services. Common area flooring is a teak and holly style commonly used on yacht decks. Inset wood burgee was included on both levels. Furnishings canvas upholstery and teak frames were designed to coordinate with the interior architecture. Manicure, pedicure and hair stations round out the health, wellness and beauty offerings.
The existing Ocean Reef Club, Tennis Center was remodeled and expanded to create a clubhouse and gathering spot for the tennis community. The new building includes an expanded retail shop. locker rooms, fitness center, game rooms, covered tennis viewing and staff offices.
On a barrier island, tucked between the Atlantic Ocean to the East and the Indian River to the West, a true Gem of the Treasure Coast. Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club, member-owned Florida Golf Community featuring spectacular homes, arranged along more than a mile of white sandy beaches and tucked around an Audubon Certified Golf Course designed by the legend, Arnold Palmer. Graced by West Indies-inspired Architecture, the Orchid Island Club leverages the design wisdom of timeless island living.
The membership of the Oyster Harbors Club voted with a 90% approval to replace their existing clubhouse with a new facility on the same site. The new clubhouse was designed in a traditional shingle style turn-of-the-century Cape Cod design with wrap around verandahs overlooking the starting and finishing holes of the Donald Ross designed Golf Course and to the waterway to the northwest.
In 2009, Palma Ceia renovated the south building bringing to its members a new golf pro shop, fitness facility, extended pool deck, and a beautiful structure that will make every member’s experience at Palma Ceia one to remember.
Unique among this club’s many distinctions is its history. Unlike many clubs, this club celebrates those whom have played out on the greens and in its clubhouse. The names that have walked these grounds are a who’s who of golf. It's not surprising or an exaggeration to say that this club, and its members, play a large role in shaping the face of modern golf.
When the quail valley golf club celebrated its grand opening in January 2004, members and prospects turned out to watch co-designer Nick Price play his creation for the first time. They were treated to a pair of unexpected surprises: The sound of bagpipes cutting sweetly through an early-morning fog and American flags adorning the flagsticks.
Quail Valley Golf Club runs a successful restaurant and clubhouse across the bay from One Royal Palm Pointe. This location was a perfect addition to the club amenities.
Royal Island is a private resort destination located in the Bahamas, just off the coast of North Eleuthera. The development, which was initially envisioned by Cypress Equities, included a mixed use of hotel and spa, a marine village, beach club, an 18-hole Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, as well as other amenities and residential uses. Peacock + Lewis was part of the design team for the golf clubhouse, halfway house, maintenance facility, the Nicklaus private residence, along with prototypes for the Port Royal Villas and Melanie Beach Homes. Peacock + Lewis was also contracted as the Design Architect for several Private Residences.
Peacock + Lewis has worked with the Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club Members since 2006 to create a master plan for facilities improvements including the remodeling of the Golf Clubhouse and Fitness Building and a replacement Yacht Club Facility overlooking the 10th Green and Marina.
The ocean movement is the inspiration for the carpet design. A sunken dining space is separated from the Main Restaurant by an edge lit 1 ½” thick acrylic panel. A private dining room comfortably seats a party of twenty. The new Terrace Grille has a direct connection to an outdoor terrace high above the dune line. Blue, copper and white hand painted panels are highlighted below the bar top. A fire pit energizes the outdoor terrace. The Beach Club has retractable doors and can become an open-air dining venue. White painted wood millwork banquettes are designed to create intimate spaces within the restaurant assisting in acoustic absorption. The Turtle Café section of the Beach Club can remain air conditioned while the rest of the Beach Club is open with sliding etched art glass panels. A large buffet area services this casual dining venue.
Conveniently located along the central drive and at the turn on the golf course in this seaside residential golf community, the cafe as quickly become a hub for residents of all ages and interests.
The new building was designed with the same exterior materials and forms to blend nicely with the existing Clubhouse Buildings. Daylight harvesting techniques, views to the ocean and energy efficiency were considerations in the forms, finishes and orientation for this new building.
The Shoppes at Vyne House epitomizes Talis Park's New Fashioned aesthetic and consists of a series of lifestyle-oriented spaces designed to be used every day, inviting users to come as they are in a comfortable format. Whether dining, enjoying a glass of wine, or shopping for daily items at Fionna's Market Cafe, experiencing a workout, yoga or Pilates session at the Core Fitness Center, or luxuriating at the Esprit Spa, all roads lead to Vyne House.
The forms and articulation of the buildings with covered loggias, large archways and operable glazed openings provide a connectivity of indoor space to outdoor living space and allow fresh air to flow through the buildings on nice weather days.
This “Italianate” Mediterranean clubhouse was built in phases. Phase I, included a 30,000 sqft two-story golf shop, cart barn building built with the first golf course and practice facilities. Phase II, included the three-story 108,000 sqft Clubhouse. The Clubhouse was built with cast-in-place concrete columns, masonry bearing walls, precast concrete floor and roof joists with poured concrete floors and roof slabs. The exterior is clad in stucco with iron railings and precast concrete trims.
The lower level housed Tesoro media room and sales center in addition to the Ginn Development staff offices. The upper level spaces include a corporate suite executive offices overlooking the atrium, and a private conference room in the tower. Custom furnishings and detailing of millwork were designed with specific functions and aesthetics in mind setting the expectations for the potential buyers for the club amenities and homes.
With the pool being our most valuable asset and the showcase of our facility, members are extremely satisfied and impressed with the finished product. Those members that had previously objected to the change from Old Palm Beach traditional to a first-class amenity, have expressed their satisfaction and have commented that the area more-than-exceeds their expectations while maintaining the classic Palm Beach trademark. Both, new members and members with longevity are proud to entertain and show off their club. To our members, their club is an extension of their home for entertaining.
In 2004 Peacock + Lewis created a comprehensive long term master plan for the entire club owned amenities including the 70,000 clubhouse, pool deck, croquet, and tennis courts and parking. Phase I, which consisted of a remodeled arrival and lower level food and beverage venues was voted on and implemented during the summer and fall of 2005. Phase II, improvements to the pool, pool deck, tiki bar outdoor dining and fitness amenities are currently being evaluated.
Peacock + Lewis worked closely with Barbara and Jack Nicklaus, the Nicklaus Family and the development team to create their unique private Florida Club. Designed to be built in phases and appear to have been built over time, the project was themed to capture the spirit of old world Tuscan architecture.
Consistent with the Tuscan architectural vernacular landscaped, courtyards, covered loggias, terraces and patios provide outdoor living spaces off of the interior functions allowing members and their guests to enjoy the South Florida winter weather overlooking the golf course. Precast columns and trim, natural stone, cast iron accents distressed clay barrel roof tile, mahogany windows and doors, heavy timber beams and skip troweled stucco create timeless architecture inside and out helping to promote the seamless indoor outdoor experience and in a very special place.
The Golf and Tennis Clubhouse is designed in a shingle style vernacular, similar to the family cottages along the ocean. The building is a three-story design with golf carts in the basement, pro shop and locker rooms on the main level with the dining facilities and business offices on the upper level.
The bar experience was enhanced with the design of an eat-at outdoor covered “see through” bar providing a visual connection to the cabanas and terrace dining under the grand stair leading to the upper level pavilion. The original cabanas were redesigned to provide gracious and comfortable indoor and outdoor covered, trellised and open relaxation space overlooking the pool deck and ocean.
The Club and Community at Admirals Cove evolved from a vision captured by developer Ben Frankel (Frankel Enterprises). The community was built around a unique canal system created in the 1960's by John D. McArthur.
The volumetric interior dining room illuminated with a clearstory cupola opens to the perimeter covered outdoor loggia with folding glass door panels for expanded seating capacity.
Mediterra faithfully embodies the romance and drama of classic Mediterranean architecture with an attention to detail that captures your attention and admiration.
The Country Club of Florida is located in the serene hamlet of The Village of Golf located a short distance west of I-95 near Boynton Beach, Florida. When this residential community was founded in 1956 by Carlton Blount, it was a seasonal getaway for those escaping the harsh winters of the Midwest to play golf on a beautiful Robert Bruce Harris designed golf course and relax in a Florida environment naturally inhabited by many native birds. Competition for new members, proximity to expanding South Florida development activity and limited opportunity for residential expansion within this exclusive gated community forced the club to improve their aging but comfortable facilities to remain viable.
The Home Owner's Association offices occupy a portion of the building with a separate and distinct entrance. The décor, with soft soothing tones of millwork, painted wall coverings and carpet promotes the serenity the club was desiring in this satellite swim, tennis, fitness, spa facility. Stranger than anticipated utilization by the membership has prompted discussions for future expansions of the services programs and allocated space.
The Signature Jack Nicklaus designed golf course is the centerpiece the residential community with 285 homes set on 340 acres with over 71 acres of fresh water lakes and 40 acres of greenbelt. The club offers an intimate environment of casual elegance.
The Moorings Club, a private, member-owned yacht and country club community, anchors the southern end of Indian River County on the barrier island known as John's Island in South Florida. They were essentially tossed into the eye of the storm after extensive hurricane damage from two consecutive hurricanes - within two weeks of each other in September 2004 - damaged their clubhouse so severely that it had to be torn down.
The entry to the Sanibel is a long span elevated bridge over the aqua flats with panoramic views of water. Our design approach was to emphasize the beautiful seaside surroundings that intrigued the residents. In addition to the seaside location, this facility is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.
Turtle Creek Club was chartered on March 19, 1969. When the course opened for play on March 12, 1970, there were 38 members. The course is built on approximately 150 acres of land. By October of 1971, the club had over 100 members and the existing facilities were improved and expanded for golf club use over the years. By 1986, the membership, which had long since grown to its maximum membership of 250 equity members, voted to build a $2 million dollar clubhouse for dining, bridge and entertainment, as well as locker room and golf shop facilities.
The 5,000 sqft Island Grill is packed with classic design elements with a European flair. As you enter the Island Grill through the grand Porte Cochere, your gaze is drawn to the impressive Oggetti Italian Credenza. It’s stunning curves and textures of inlaid rattan and coconut twig strips, draw you into the dining room. You are guided by the two-toned Lungarno Italian ceramic tile flooring, laid on the diagonal creating the illusion of an area rug, helping the space to appear more expansive that its mere 5,000 sqft.
Woodfields Pool Complex features a 12,000 sqft lagoon-style heated swimming pool and a separate lap pool. Lush tropical landscape and striking stonework surrounds the area. A poolside fire pit lights up the evening as you linger, listening to music and enjoying the gorgeously lit view. The children also have their own separate, fenced in interactive water playground, complete with play fountains and a water slides.
The Bistro's menu integrates casual poolside fare with fine dining options. With a modern design and captivating atmosphere, this fresh new space is far beyond what you would expect to see at your typical Country Club.
Previously occupied by the "Kids Korner" which moved to a new building, the Blendz Café was also relocated to the first floor to allow for a larger seating capacity. A complete interior finish renovation created a chic, yet casual feel for smoothies and lite bites.
The finishes were carefully selected to emphasize the free-spirited nature of children. Vinyl upholstery and woven vinyl flooring were used for easy maintenance and cleaning, while selected in fun, bright colors and displayed in unique patterns to inspire creativity.
The project included a new 95,000 sqft Clubhouse with a separate Cart Barn building and associated 7,000 sqft Tennis Center with new Tennis Courts and 42,000 sqft Fitness Center & Spa building. Designed, entirely with precast concrete, the 95,000 sqft Clubhouse was completed for member use within 14 months.
Woodfield Country club has over 1,400 members with the identity in South Florida as the youthful, family friendly club. The architectural style adopted for this replacement Clubhouse is West Indies Island Colonial. The project was a multi-phased project built over a three-year period on a restricted site while maintaining ongoing operations and services.
Over 1,000 families call Wycliffe home. Wycliffe borders the village of Wellington, renowned for its luxurious World renown Horse Farms, premier equestrian and polo competitions and upscale lifestyle. Beyond the comforts of Wycliffe lie restaurants, shopping and cultural venues, all conveniently located midway between Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens. A short drive will take you to beautiful South Florida beaches, theater, ballet, museums, colleges and Palm Beach International Airport. It's, without question, an ideal location.