Discover Hot Springs Village

Discover Hot Springs Village – the largest gated community in North America. It’s a great place for active living. Established in 1970, the Village is one of the top recreation and retirement communities in the nation.

More than 13,000 residents call HSV home and approximately 35,000 people have vacation homes or property here. Spread out across 26,000 acres, the Village has plenty of room to explore, relax, work and play.

Located in west central Arkansas, Hot Springs Village is just minutes from historic Hot Springs and less than an hour from Little Rock. Inside the gated community, you’ll find amenities like nine golf courses, 11 lakes, 30 plus miles of natural trails, a fitness center, tennis center, dog park, three beaches a performing arts center and much more.

Dreaming of lake front living? We’ve got you covered. Prefer a mountain top view? We’ve got that too. From affordable to affluent and everything in between, Hot Springs Village has the home you’ve been looking for – you can even build your dream home on a quality property lot. Discover Hot Springs Village real estate.

Visit Hot Springs Village today and you might just find a place to call home for a lifetime!

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Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

Community Venues Offer Fun for All

Looking for something fun to do in Hot Springs Village? Then check out these venues for entertainment and learning options galore. Whether you want to enjoy a great performance, dance the night away or host a party, you’ll find plenty of options below.

Kick back and relax with your friends while enjoying some great music during the Rock Porch Sessions, a free music series held the first Saturday the month, April through October, in Hot Springs Village. The series closes its 2017 season with high energy band, Moxie, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 at Waypoint at DeSoto Marina.

Jam along with musicians of all skill levels at the monthly Rhythm Jams, which are held every third Sunday at Grove Park in Hot Springs Village. Musicians, singers, and listeners gather and share various genres of music, musical instruments as well as the history behind the music. Jams are open to all ages, skill levels with non-amplified instruments.

Enjoy the best entertainment just outside your door at the Woodlands Auditorium, Ponce de Leon Performing Arts Center. This 650-seat theatre hosts about 75 cultural and entertainment events each year including Broadway-style musicals, drama, dance, vocal and choral performances. For show and ticket information, go to www.HSVTicketSales.com.

You can dance, attend a class, get involved in a club, go to a party or even play a game of trivia at the Coronado Community Center. This all-purpose facility is home to meetings, events, concerts and more. There’s even an escape room and a library here. Be sure to check out Hot Springs Village real estate while you are here.

Shop for fresh produce and other local items at Grove Park during the Green Market, held every Thursday during the growing season. Grove Park is also home to artisan markets, musical events, festivals and more.

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Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

Get Fit this Fall in HSV

Fall is a fantastic time to get fit in Hot Springs Village. And whether you prefer to exercise indoors or outside, there’s plenty of options available.

Exercise in year round comfort at the Coronado Fitness Center, while enjoying the view of Lake Coronado. Work out in the large fitness room, which includes a walking track, as well as treadmills, bikes and other machine and free weights.

Join a fitness class. With offerings like Pilates, group indoor cycling, water aerobics, dance fitness and even tai chi and martial arts, there’s sure to be a class that you’ll enjoy.

Swim in the heated indoor pool or enjoy the whirlpool, steam room or sauna. You can even book a massage with a licensed therapist to help work out those pesky aches and pains.

Our club sports offer plenty of opportunity to get outside and enjoy the cooler weather while making new friends.

Master pickleball, a court sport that’s a hybrid of badminton, tennis and ping-pong. With more than 350 players in Hot Springs Village, it’s a great way to spend time with friends while you stay fit.

Lawn bowling and bocce ball are also popular club sports and there’s even a senior softball league.

Practice your swing at the Coronado Tennis Center, a 13-court complex with clay and hard surface courts, lounge, kitchen and pro shop.

So whether you exercise outside or indoors, just get going … it’s sure to be fantastic!

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Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

Hit the Trails in Hot Springs Village

Get your heart rate up and explore beautiful Hot Springs Village along the Hernando Trail. The gravel-packed surface trail, which is more than 8 miles long, offers both level walking and some challenging hills. Trail benches and tall pine, oak and hickory trees create a beautiful and shady canopy. It’s a great trail for walking, jogging, or trail bike riding. Hernando Trail was awarded the Arkansas Governor’s Leadership in Fitness Award in 2008.

So, get out and explore on more than 30 miles of trails in Hot Springs Village. Be sure to check out the Hot Springs Village real estate along the way. You can walk, ride, run or even drive a golf cart along paths that have been designed to showcase the Village’s flora and fauna, lakes and mountains. No matter your activity level, there’s a trail that’s right for you. Most nature trails are pet friendly!

BALBOA (2.1 MLS): Rating: Moderate/Easy.

CEDAR CREEK (3.1 MLS): Rating: Easy.

CORONADO FITNESS (1.0 MLS): Rating: Easy.

CORONADO BOAT RAMP (0.35 MLS): Rating: Easy.

DESOTO MARINA (0.7 MLS): Rating: Easy.

DESOTO NATURE (1.2 MLS): Rating: Moderate.

DESOTO SPILLWAY (0.77 MLS): Rating: Moderate.

DESOTO (3.4 MLS): Rating: Moderate.

HERNANDO (8.6 MLS): Rating: Difficult/Moderate.

MAGELLAN BEAVER DAM (0.6 MLS): Rating: Easy.

SONORA-CALELLA (0.4 MLS): Rating: Moderate.

HERRADURA (0.4 MLS)

WAYPOINT (0.7 MLS)

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Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more

Take In Fall Foliage in the Ouachitas

Autumn is beautiful in the Ouachita region and it’s one of the best places to see fall foliage.  Changing leaves color the trees gold, red and orange and falling leaves line the roadways. It’s a photographer’s dream. Take a day trip along one of the region’s scenic drives to view autumn in all its glory. Be sure to check out Hot Springs Village real estate. Though peak times may vary from year to year, the area will normally begin to take on color within a week or so following the Ozarks, peaking in early to mid-November. For more information, search for fall foliage drives and destinations at www.Arkansas.com.

Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

Top Outdoor Activities in the Ouachitas

Feeling adventurous? Grab your gear and get outside this fall. From hiking and biking to zip ling, you’ll find adventure for all ages and activity levels. Stay with us and enjoy the adventure long term. Consider Hot Springs Village real estate.

Hiking and Biking: Trails crisscross the region offering hikers and bikers the opportunity to take in nature at its best. Experience the thrill of accomplishment along one of the area’s Epic trails.  The 36-mile Lake Ouachita Vista Trail is a popular destination among hikers and mountain bikers. And the 38-mile Womble Trail, recognized by the International Mountain Biking Association, is located in nearby Mount Ida.

On-Road Cycling: The Ouachitas provide a beautiful backdrop for on road cycling with varied scenery, mountain climbs and everything in between. So, clip in, and hit the road … a fantastic ride is waiting for you.

Mountain Climbing: Strap on your climbing gear and scale to new heights in the nearby Ouachita mountains. For details, go to www.OuachitaRocks.com.

Camping: Get away from it all in one of hundreds of campgrounds dotting the Ouachitas. Whether you pitch your tent in the mountains, by the lake or alongside a river, you’ll find outdoor adventure.

Water Adventures: Our temperate climate provides world-class, year-round fishing as well as thousands of miles of streams just waiting for outdoor adventure. Canoe along the Caddo River or do a little kayak fishing in one of Hot Springs Village’s many lakes.

Horseback Riding: Mount your trusty steed and head out to adventure and  to enjoy the beautiful views.

Zip Lining: Get a unique perspective as you soar along one of the region’s zip lines. Adventureworks Hot Springs at Catherine’s Landing offers “over a mile of zip adventures” on 12 different zip lines. Try Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend in Malvern for a unique combination of hiking and zip lining. Combine your love for digging for crystals and zip lining at Ron Coleman Mining in Jessieville.

Whatever you decide to try, just get outside this fall and you’re bound to find adventure.

Drive on the Wild Side: Attention adrenaline junkies? Gas up your ATV and head off road for one of the fastest growing recreational sports. Check out these area parks for hundreds of miles of designated off-highway vehicle (OHV) routes.

The Hot Springs ORV Park is a 1,254-acre maze of trails for riding 4x4s, UTVs, ATVs, dirt bikes and mountain bikes.

At Carter Off-Road Park in Alexander, you’ll find thousands acres of land to ride on, this park including mud pits, trails, hill climbs, a 4000-foot obstacle course & a creek. For more, go to www.Arkansas.com.

Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

Key Differences Between Lakefront and Traditional Homes

Investing in property is something few people get to do. When you are looking for a new home, it is important to consider all possibilities, so that you can get the most out of your property, both monetarily and through living there. At RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village in Hot Springs Village, AR, we realize that people often think of homes on dry land as their only choice. However, there are some really good reasons to buy lakefront property.

Great Investment

Any realtor will tell you that lakefront properties are a great investment. With the proper tax incentives in place, you could sell your home and receive a portion of that money tax free! Beyond that, lakefront property tends to hold its value better. Even if the property value drops, you can still rent out your property.

Source of Income

Lakefront homes for sale are rare in part because of their location, but also because they offer the opportunity to generate income. If you purchase lakefront property as a vacation home, you can rent out the house during other times of the year. With the right property management company, you can easily pay your mortgage and maybe make a little more! Many advisers recommend a diverse portfolio of income-generating investments. With a lakefront home, you may have found one of the best ways to make money after you retire. That’s something to think about for your future.

Relaxed Atmosphere

Living on a lake allows people to be more relaxed. The sounds of the city, with its sirens and alarms, squealing tires and revving engines, and yelling in anger and for other reasons, can only cause more stress. Even if you are only looking at homes for rent in Hot Springs Village, you will feel a significant difference in your stress level and in your mental health. Lakefront properties may also encourage you to get more exercise, which will affect both your physical and mental health.

Enjoy Great Golf and Beautiful Views This Fall in Hot Springs Village

Join golfers around Arkansas and across the country to enjoy the changing autumn leaves and cooler temperatures while playing on one of nine championship golf courses in Hot Springs Village.

“Our world class golf courses are beautiful and challenging …,” says Ray Clem, Villager and RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village agent.

Whether you are looking to improve your game or simply simply enjoy time outside on the links, there’s something for everyone.

“Golf allows me to take a break from work and relax,” says Pat Bollier, Village resident and RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village agent. “I enjoy being outside where I am surrounded by so much natural beauty. We are truly blessed to have the quality of courses and great staff that makes golf in the Village a fantastic experience!”

Come enjoy golf in Hot Springs Village. With so many courses, you can play a different one every day of the week; no two courses or holes are the same!

And you might find the home of your dreams on one of the Village golf courses! Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate.

Balboa Golf Club: Walk your way to fitness while you practice your swing on Balboa Golf Club’s course. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, Balboa’s wider fairways and fewer elevation changes provide a great place to take a stroll while enjoying the autumn colors. Water hazards, bunkers and the par 3s will keep your golf game interesting as well. Balboa’s 18-hole golf course includes a driving range, putting green and short game area. The greens are a blend of Penn Cross and Crenshaw Bent grasses and the fairways are 419 Bermuda grass.

Coronado Golf Club: Get in a game of golf on your time frame at the Coronado Golf Club’s par-62 golf course. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, it is the only executive length course in Hot Springs Village. Although Coronado does not have sand bunkers, the course is as challenging from 150 yards as any other course in the Village. Coronado also offers a putting green. The greens are Penn Cross Bent grass and the fairways are Common Bermuda.

Cortez Golf Club: Bask in the natural beauty of Hot Springs Village while you improve your golf game at Cortez Golf Club. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, you’ll be treated to a showcase of beautiful sites along the course’s 18 holes.  Elevation changes and water hazards offer some challenges and five sets of tees will keep most players happy. Cortez’s No. 10 is considered one of the toughest holes in HSV and No. 17 is breathtaking. The course features a driving range and putting green. The greens are SRT1020 Bent grass and fairways are Hybrid Bermuda grass.

DeSoto Golf Club: Families will enjoy the DeSoto Golf Club. The recently renovated course opened in 1972 as Hot Springs Village’s first golf course. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, the 18-hole course has three finishing holes and includes two par 5s and a par 4.  DeSoto also includes a driving range and putting green. The greens are Champion Ultra Dwarf and fairways are 419 Bermuda grass.

Diamante Golf Club: Top ranked Diamante Golf Club is the only private membership golf club in Hot Springs Village. The course, which is known to be challenging, offers a variety of play options. Spread over 7,560 yards from its back set of six tees, Diamante has been ranked the 38th most-difficult course in the nation by Golf Digest in 2009 and one of the ‘10 Toughest ClubCorp Courses’ by Private Clubs magazine in 2006. Diamante offers an 18-hole golf course, driving range, putting green and short game area.  The greens are SR1020 Bent grass and fairways are Meyers Zoysia.

Granada Golf Club: Ranked as one of the 10 best golf courses in the state by Golf Digest, Granada Golf Club was designed by Ault, Clark & Associates. The course’s 18 holes include par 3s, 4s and 5s. Playing through this course includes a gorgeous waterfall along the 18th hole fairway. Granada also includes a driving range, putting green and short game area. The greens are a blend of L93 and Crenshaw Bent grasses and the fairways are Tif Sport Bermuda.

Isabella Golf Club: Looking for something a little different? Then you’ve got to play the 27-hole Isabella Golf Club complex. The course was ranked as the No. 1 course in Arkansas by Golf Digest and the Arkansas Business Journal from 2002 to 2006. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, Isabella is fun for the novice and professional. The complex features three nine-hole rotations – Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. Wider fairways and driving areas combined with twists, turns and elevation changes keep the game more than a little interesting. Isabella also includes a driving range, putting green and short game area. The greens are a blend of L93 and Crenshaw Bent grasses. The fairways are 419 Bermuda grass.

Magellan Golf Club: Practice makes perfect at the Magellan Golf Club. Magellan was originally opened as a three-hole golf school and includes an 18-hole golf course, a large driving range, putting green and several short game areas. The greens, which are comprised of Champion Ultra Dwarf, were renovated in 2012 along with some bunkers. The fairways are 419 Bermuda grass.

Ponce de Leon Golf Club: Consistently ranked in the state’s top 10 courses by Golf Digest and the Arkansas Business Journal, Ponce de Leon Golf Club is a favorite among golfers. Ponce’s 18-hole golf course also includes a putting green and short game area. The greens are Penn Link and Crenshaw Bent grasses and the fairways are Tif-way II Bermuda.

Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

Saddle Up! It’s Time to Ride in the Ouachitas

Saddle up and get ready to rediscover the Ouachita region in a unique way … by horseback! Whether you are a novice rider or an experienced equestrian, you’ll find many area trails are open to horses and more than a few offer guided trail tours where you can mount a horse and ride off into the sunset … or at least into the woods … with a group of friends.  Want to live close to the action? REMAX offers Hot Springs Village real estate options to meet your criteria.

Mountain Harbor Riding Stables: Be sure to check out Mountain Harbor Riding Stables, which offers a 45-minute guided trail ride through the Ouachita National Forest with beautiful lake vistas. Owners John and Candy Torbett, along with their daughter Kayla, take “great pride in both the quality of their horses and the riding experience they provide.”

Travel tree shaded trails and experience the scenic beauty of Lake Ouachita and the surrounding area.  You may even get a glimpse of a fox or a deer.  And you can rest assured the professional guides at Mountain Harbor Riding Stables will make safety and enjoyment top priorities.

The stables, which are located at 722 Mountain Harbor Road in Mount Ida also offer carriage rides through the nearby Mountain Harbor Resort. And best of all, you can cool off by taking a dip in nearby Lake Ouachita.

Rides are available for groups or individuals. Hours vary by season. Call 870-867-3022 to schedule riding times. For more, go to www.MountainHarborRidingStable.com.

Arkansas State Parks: Consider a horseback riding vacation in an Arkansas State Park. Several state parks in the Ouachita region offer bridle trails. DeGray Lake Resort State Park and Lake Catherine State Park offer seasonal guided trail rides. Bring your horse for an equestrian adventure on state park trails and adjoining national forest lands. For more, go to www.ArkansasStateParks.com/HorsebackRiding.

Looking for a place to call home? Consider RE/MAX for Hot Springs Village real estate and Hot Springs Village long-term rentals. Give us a call today: 501-922-3777 or 800-364-9007 or go to www.HotSpringsVillageHouses.com to learn more.

 

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Find It in Hot Springs Village – North America’s Best Kept Secret!

Explore breathtaking vistas, blossoming forests, gleaming lakes, nature trails and 9-world renowned golf courses in the largest private mixed-age community in the United States, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.

Plus, the variety of Hot Springs Village Real Estate options combined with a mild climate, reasonable property taxes and low cost of living make it the perfect place to call home.