Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus has launched the primary Jack Nicklaus-branded residential golf neighborhood in Europe at Stonehaven, Scotland.
Nicklaus Companies and FM Group have unveiled the development of homes on the historic Ury Estate, built around an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, presently under construction, and together with the magnificent Ury Castle, nestled between the rich countryside and gorgeous coastline of Aberdeenshire.
The first section of the 1,600 acre multi-million-pound development is launched at present, comprising fully-serviced self-build plots and five-bedroom luxurious properties on the market within The Nicklaus Village. The Village is the first of three phases of improvement that will be released, together with Golden Bear Homes and The Jack Nicklaus Retreat.
Owners can either purchase or construct their home, positioned on the edge of the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, with most affording a spectacular view of it.
The unique neighbourhood also boasts views of the historic Ury Castle and is about within a shocking rural landscape.
Commenting on the launch of the development, Jack Nicklaus stated: “I’m proud to be launching my first branded actual estate improvement in Europe in Scotland, the house of golf, which holds a really special place in my heart.
“Ury Estate is a unique development which is set to be one of many world’s most prestigious golfing destinations. We are delighted to be creating the opportunity for individuals to buy or build their dream home at the course.
“The Nicklaus Village at Ury Estate provides a luxury life-style expertise, with household houses located in a rustic setting affording a spectacular panorama of the Aberdeenshire countryside and coastline.”
Jonathan Milne of website proprietor and developer, the FM Group, commented: “We couldn’t be more excited to be launching The Nicklaus Village, a luxury life-style community that shall be distinctive in Scotland’s northeast.
“Nicklaus Companies have a track report of creating stunning residential communities at their programs world-wide, and we’re very proud to be bringing Europe’s first Nicklaus branded residential improvement to Scotland.
“With a limited number of plots available, we’re anticipating considerable demand from interested buyers both locally and internationally. This will include each golf fanatics and people who wish to get pleasure from life in a shocking natural setting.”
Known worldwide as the ‘Golden Bear’, Jack is an 18-time main championship winner, together with the Opens he gained on Scottish soil, twice at St Andrews (1970 and 1978) and at Muirfield (1966). Jack’s love of Scotland is well-recognised and was acknowledged in 2005 when the Golden Bear turned the only dwelling non-UK nationwide to function on British forex. He was recently made an honorary citizen of St Andrews.
While Nicklaus Companies has designed over 435 golf programs in 46 international locations worldwide, fewer than 10 have been selected to brand the real-estate offering.