Every time you tell it,
THE PUTT GETS
First, it was twenty feet to
the cup. Then, it was thirty.
Like fishing, golf has its tall
tales, too. Living at 12 Oaks
gives you those kinds of
moments, ones that are
perfect for sharing on a
cool drink in hand. And if
you choose to embellish
just a bit, well, your secret
is safe with us. These are
Homes from the $350s to
2008 Green Oaks Parkway,
Holly Springs, NC 27540
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An in;ux of pedestrian-friendly communities around the country help to make
walking easier and more fun. Walking trails are consistently the most popular amenity in a planned community, which this magazine’s respondents commonly seek.
Almost all of the communities we represent have walking and/or biking trails for
their residents. Depending on their location, communities o;er wooded paths,
sandy beaches, winding sidewalks, bike trails, parks, ;elds, or meandering gardens.
Because of this trend, most developers are incorporating walking amenities in
their master-planned, multi-family, and single-family communities throughout
the country. ;is growing consumer demand for vibrant, compact communities
that promote a healthy lifestyle and enhance the quality of living has become a
consistent draw for new residents.
Dr. Richard Jackson, a pediatrician and professor at the Fielding School of
Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, suggests developers
build homes and communities that make walking a way of life. “If we build
healthy communities, ones that no longer isolate families, the elderly, and
children, we can reduce chronic diseases and improve health,” Jackson says.
Frequent walks are a winning combination for keeping people healthy, getting us
o; the couch, and opening our eyes to the beauty of nature all around us.
“If we build healthy communities, we can
reduce chronic diseases and improve health.”