Indian River Colony Club is an age-restricted golf course community that offers an affordable country club lifestyle for its residents in sunny Viera (Melbourne), Florida. Besides the 18-hole private Indian River Colony Club Golf Course, many ponds and natural preserves provide scenic beauty and an abundance of wildlife. In addition, 160 acres of community property are set aside for recreational purposes.
This gated 55+ community is comprised of around 770 individually owned single-family homes. More than ten percent of the houses have pools. A lot of the homes are located on the golf course or lake. Additional amenities at Indian River Colony Club include a community vehicle that provides transportation for daily errands, 24-hour guard monitored entry, a full-time activities director, and a clubhouse.
Indian River Colony Club Amenities
The multi-purpose activities center includes a large, state-of-the-art fitness center and hobby rooms suitable for arts, sewing, and card games. The expanded facilities provide plenty of space for banquets, plays, shows, dances, club meetings, and wedding receptions. The Colony Hall can accommodate up to 350 people. It includes a full kitchen, a lending library, and an audio-visual center.
Outdoors, residents at Indian River Colony Club have use of three tennis courts, six shuffleboard courts, two horseshoe pits, bocce, and lawn croquet. A 3,000 square-foot heated pool with lap lanes, sundeck and spa rounds out the amenities. The par-72 golf course winds throughout the community and includes a pro-shop, aqua driving range, two putting greens and practice bunkers. Residents also enjoy jogging and walking paths and can fish at any of the 23 community ponds.
Indian River Colony Club Homes & Real Estate
Indian River Colony Club was started in 1986 and the last of the residences was completed in 2006. Homes feature 16 different floor plans designed to offer between 1,019 and 2,098 square feet of living space with two to four bedrooms, two to three baths, and two and three-car garages. Many homes are located on the golf course or have lake views. Resale inventory varies and features may include breakfast nooks, laundry rooms, his/her walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, Florida rooms, covered lanais, as well as master baths with double sinks, garden tubs and separate showers.
Indian River Colony Club is a not-for-profit organization and assesses monthly maintenance fees for its residents that are based on house sizes. These fees cover repairs or replacement of all appliances, select inside and outside maintenance, indoor and outdoor pest control, lawn care, tree trimming, and sprinkler system including water. Indian River Colony Club provides an on-site maintenance staff and a building contractor for remodeling projects.
Indian River Colony Club Lifestyle
Residents of Indian River Colony Club enjoy a friendly lifestyle with an elegant, yet casual country club atmosphere and truly worry-free homes. Because houses are affordable, this comfortable and secure lifestyle can be had by anyone.
Indian River Colony Club may be a private neighborhood, but it is also a very active community. Besides playing golf, competing in tennis and having access to all the other clubhouse amenities, residents are active in a variety of social clubs. These include book club, Mah Jongg, bingo, poker, computer club, bridge, photography club, travel club and step-n-stretch. A full-time activities director keeps the schedule full and organized with many fun events and day trips.
Indian River Colony Club in Melbourne's master planned community of Viera, is only minutes away from the beach. Fine shopping, dining, hospitals, arts and entertainment are plentiful in the area. Nature and wildlife lovers will enjoy visiting the Brevard Zoo and the Ritch Grisson Memorial Wetlands. The community is also close to the Patrick Air Force Base, Kennedy Space Center, Melbourne International Airport, and Orlando International Airport.
Orlando can be reached in less than 90 minutes and provides plenty of large-scale excitement. Grandchildren surely will love visiting Walt Disney World, Seaworld, Universal Orlando Resort, and all the other child-friendly attractions Orlando has to offer. However, adults will also like Orlando and find plenty of art and culture to make it worthwhile.
- 18-Hole Indian River Colony Club
- Fitness Center
- Outdoor Pool & Spa
- Clubhouse Dining Veranda
- Hobby & Game Room
- Card Room
- 3 Har-Tru Tennis Courts
- Putting Green & Driving Range
- Walking & Biking Trails
There are plenty of activities available in Indian River Colony Club. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.
- Card clubs
- Mah Jongg
- Bird watching
- Exercise club
- Men's golf
- Women's golf
- Audio Video Club
- Photography Club
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