Ballantrae is a gated community of over four hundred homes located in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Located on the North Fork of the Saint Lucie River with direct access to the South Fork of the river which leads to Lake Okeechobee and the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, the Indian River Intracoastal Waterway and access to the Atlantic Ocean via the St. Lucie inlet are both within an easy run down the river.
On site, there is a newly updated and private Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, Santa Lucia River Club. This is a par 72 championship course of masterful design that winds through 402 acres of upland preserves, oak hammocks, and stands of mature pines.
In addition to golf and boating, Ballantrae offers tennis, swimming, fishing, and a Homeowner's Community Clubhouse which is the center of many community activities.
Ballantrae’s Nature Preserve, a 23.75 acre , natural preservation area is available for the resident's enjoyment. Designed to protect native foliage and the small native animals that live in the wooded areas, the preserve is home to many species of birds, squirrels, rabbits and the protected gopher tortoise. During a walk on the nature trails, you may observe owls, hawks, woodpeckers and other bird species. Numerous raccoons, armadillos, squirrels, rabbits and other small mammals also live in the preserve. During the rainy season, a family of otters has been seen. Even the occasional alligator, fox or bobcat may be encountered. Native plants are allowed to propagate freely while all invasive and non-native species are removed.
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