Cascades at Southern Hills, Brooksville, FL

Cascades at Southern Hills, Brooksville, FL

Regarded as the Rolls Royce of golf communities in the Tampa Bay area, Southern Hills Plantation in Brooksville, Florida has it all.  True to its name, this prestigious gated community is blessed with a rare topography that not only enhances the overall aesthetic, but makes for an unforgettable golfing experience.  In fact, the landscape was remarkable enough to inspire internationally-acclaimed golf course architect Pete Dye to design the award-winning, 18-hole course for which Southern Hills Plantation is famous.  Practice ranges, a Pro shop, and a 6-hole, par-3 course provide even more options. Cascades at Southern Hills was established in 2005 to meet the demand for an upscale 55+ community.

The 20,000-square-foot clubhouse, constructed in the style of an old Florida estate (and a work of art in its own right) is the go-to place for all things social, including casual and fine dining as well as billiards.  Southern Hills also features a full-service spa and fitness center, four tennis courts, walking trails, a pool, and numerous events and activities to cater to every interest.

At Cascades, you will enjoy all of the comfort and tranquility that you would expect living in a luxury adult community, while availing yourself of all that the rest of Southern Hills Plantation has to offer.  The single-family homes here are well-maintained, and feature three or four bedrooms.  High standards and round-the-clock security will ensure that you and your investment are protected while you enjoy the many luxuries that this community has to offer.


Cascades at Southern Hills Data

55+ YES
HOA YES (required)
Size 190 homes
Home Types 3-4 bedroom, single-family
  • Pete Dye-designed, 18-hole golf course
  • 6 hole, par 3 course
  • Pro shop and practice ranges
  • 20,000 square foot clubhouse
  • Fitness center
  • Resort-style pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Casual and fine dining
  • Full-service spa

Community Updates

Lennar Announces New Floor Plans for Southern Hills

Please note, The Atlas Group is no way affiliated with Lennar. As a real estate blogger, my duty is to help my clients with real estate in our local community. To do so, I occasionally highlight relative companies for the sole purpose of giving my readers the information and opportunity to pursue those options further.
Lennar building single-family homes in Brooksville golf community
Builder will debut nine new floorplans in Southern Hills community with prices starting in the low $200s

BROOKSVILLE, Florida (March 27, 2017) – Lennar is now building single-family homes in Southern Hills, a golf and country club community in Hernando County. With 56 home sites, Lennar will debut nine new floorplans in the community, which are designed to appeal to the lifestyle of retirees and empty-nesters. Sales are now open and prices begin in the low $200s.

Located in Brooksville, Southern Hills offers a small-town feel within an elegant country club setting. The highly amenitized community offers access to the Southern Hills Plantation Club’s 18-hole Pete Dye-designed golf course, named one of the top residential golf courses in the nation. Residents also have access to Southern Hills’ resort-style clubhouse, with options for fine and casual dining and year-round events for club members.

Other amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, full-service spa, lighted tennis courts with an on-site tennis pro, and a lagoon-edge pool with lap lanes and a heated spa. Residents also have access to scenic walking trails through acres of rolling hills with elevation changes of more than 200 feet. Home sites offer views of the golf course, nature preserve or one of the community’s ponds.

Lennar’s floorplans in Southern Hills range from the 1,683-square foot “Morningtide” with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage, to the 2,775-square-foot “Daybreak” with three bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms and a three-car garage. Each home has an open layout and outdoor patio space, and the master bathroom includes spacious, open entry showers with built-in benches for comfort and convenience.

“Southern Hills is a beautiful and charming community that provides a lifestyle for residents with endless options to connect with nature, relax in luxury and participate in recreational and social activities,” said Mark Metheny, Division President for Lennar Central Florida. “Our new floorplans are designed to complement the Southern Hills lifestyle and provide homeowners with maximum comfort and convenience.”

Each home in the community comes with a number of elegant add-ons and extras included in the list price, as part of Lennar’s “Everything’s Included” approach. All Lennar homes in Southern Hills come with such upgraded features as granite kitchen countertops, GE stainless steel kitchen appliances, a large capacity washer and dryer and a prewired security system.

The homes also come move-in ready with fixtures like 2-inch designer blinds, ceiling fans in the living room and master bedroom, and an upgraded Florida-friendly landscaping package designed to accentuate the home’s architectural style while requiring little maintenance.

Situated in central Hernando County, Southern Hills is about 50 miles north of Tampa’s urban core, and is also about an hour drive from the theme parks and attractions in the Orlando area.

For more information on Lennar homes in Southern Hills, call 800-229-0495 or visit

About Lennar

As one of the nation’s leading homebuilders since 1954, Lennar has extensive experience in maximizing the quality of everything it builds. Lennar’s commitment to Quality, Value and Integrity forms the underlying foundation upon which the company was built. Lennar, which operates in 17 states and over 40 markets across the nation, believes in simplifying the home buying experience by including thousands of dollars of extras in the home price, offering a great value and the latest in luxury, technology and efficiency. The entire home buying process is simplified at Lennar, with a family of companies to help with mortgage, title and insurance needs. Lennar Tampa currently builds in 60 communities in the Tampa Bay area.


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World-Class Golf and More at Southern Hills Plantation

People from all over the world have come to play golf at Southern Hills Plantation in Brooksville, FL.  The award-winning golf course is designed by Pete Dye, and makes clever use of the natural topography of the region.  Consider a buying a home in Southern Hills Plantation – this could be you playing.  Plus, Southern Hills Plantation (and the exclusive 55+ subdivision, Cascades) offers more amenities to its residents than just about any other community.  It’s no wonder that demand for these properties is so high.


New Listings in Southern Hills Plantation

Once people move to Southern Hills, they rarely have any interest in living anywhere else.  When a house shows up on the market here, it pays to grab it quickly.  This exclusive gated community is known for its luxury homes, first-rate amenities, and Pete Dye Signature Golf Course, to name a few things.  Cascades is a subdivision of Southern Hills just for the 55+ demographic, and its residents enjoy access to all that the Southern Hills community has to offer.  One of the nicest places to live in Florida’s Hernando County.

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2016 Golf Tournament Schedule – Southern Hills Plantation

Mark your calendars – you won’t want to miss these action-packed golf tournaments at Florida’s exclusive Southern Hills Plantation community, home to one of the most inspired – and inspiring – golf courses in the United States.

January 9: 27-Hole Tournament
January 25: Match Play Begins
February 6: The Big Game Scramble
February 20: Jr/Sr Tournament
March 5: Ultimate Championship
March 21: Match Play Complete
April 2-3: Club Championships
April 30 – May 1: Member-Member
May 15: Couples’ Member-Guest
May 28: Memorial Day Flag Tournament
September 10: Labor Day Scramble
September 24: Welcome Back Shamble
October 13-15: Men’s Fall Member-Guest
October 28: Halloween Night Tournament
November 5: Sadie Hawkins
November 17: Ladies’ Invitational
November 18-20: Tournament of Champions

Southern Hills Plantation Club

The acclaimed Pete Dye championship golf course at Southern Hills Plantation is an 18-hole, par-72, private course offering elevations from 60 feet to nearly 250 feet and is situated in the rolling hills of Brooksville, Fla. Pete Dye meticulously planned each hole to challenge players at every skill level and maximize the natural elevation views to create his masterpiece.



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