Planned developments have long wrapped themselves around golf courses but golf courses alone are not always enough to satisfy sporty and athletic homebuyers who crave a variety of activities right outside their front doors and inside the gates of their private communities. Sporting communities are varied – there are hunting communities, equestrian communities, etc. – but the Big Daddies of sporting communities offer residents access not to just one but a wide number of activities for households of all ages. Before you sell off your home and go in search of a sporting community to call home, keep in mind that the sporting life rarely comes cheap. Photo Credit: Getty Images
Dubai has claimed its place as a new home to luxury and high-end lifestyles. Its housing market is no different. Here, MainStreet highlights several homes that make American mansions look like dollhouses.