The city of Melbourne is a little-known gem found in Brevard County in the state of Florida. Describing itself as ‘the Harbor City’, Melbourne is located only an hour east of the city of Orlando. Melbourne is the perfect place to relocate to if you have always desired to live on the coast but still have access to a big city. It is more convincible to move to Melbourne because of the fact that the city is not far from the home of the Kennedy Space Center which is Titusville, Florida. The city was also included in the 2005 list of 100 Best Places by Forbes Magazine. Being a coastal city, your weekends will be full of endless sand and sun coupled up with the delight that comes with exploring a magnificent coastline. Melbourne comprises of two water bodies, the Atlantic Ocean and the River lagoon which make the city what it is. There are plenty of beaches in Melbourne where you can take your family to unwind, including Paradise Beach and the Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area. For big city culture and entertainment, Melbourne has got you covered with its own historic district whose buildings and homes are on the National Register of Historic Places. As well as an art museum known as the Foosaner Art Museum. If you’ve always wished to go out for a few holes after dinner then Melbourne, FL is the perfect place for you. Golf course communities within the city are located within walking distance from the golf course thus offering a perfect destination for both professional and social golfers. The beauty of a golf course community is that it offers all the luxurious amenities a high-end golf club has but only just outside your back yard. With contemporary styling, low maintenance costs and energy efficiency, golf course homes allow you the luxury of doing more golfing or spending time with your family. If you are interested in golf course homes around the Melbourne, FL area, browse through the NewHomeSource catalog which is frequently updated with the latest listings.