The Preserve Sporting Club – Todd Corayer Writer
Sporting Classics, The Preserve Sporting Club & ResidencesThis is land like no other. Awaiting you inside the gates, The Preserve Club & Residences offers all that nature provides with endless opportunities for sporting enthusiasts.
Three thousand-five hundred rolling, wooded acres of open space easily removes you from a busy life to privacy and luxury where centuries old dry stacked stone walls stand as evidence of man’s toils to till and plant, to imagine and create. That mission continues today.
Set alongside the 1-95 corridor in the heart of New England, just 25 minutes from Providence, an hour from Boston, and two and one-half hours from New York City, and boasting an unparcelled array of world-class sporting amenities, The Preserve is a draw for sporting enthusiasts who seek endless adventure, and appreciate luxury and serenity.
At The Preserve, shooters are surrounded with unsurpassed choices including an indoor range renowned as America’s longest with 150-yard lanes equipped with especially designed Meggitt wireless and programable target retrieval systems, and a newly expanded and challenging, 19-Station sporting clays course spanning over 1.5 miles, with post and beam covered shooting decks. Five stands, and archery ranges border tall sorghum fields where pheasants hide and the newest amenity, the members’ Lookout Lodge where overhead porch heaters assure comfort while you improve your clay shooting skills with over 250 different shot presentations. A 210-foot-tall European Tower, the tallest such tower in the Northeast, ensures that pheasants and chukars fly high and fast for the popular Continental Hunts offered throughout the fall and winter. This is all complemented by the newly expanded two-story Sporting Shoppe, outfitted for all your outdoor needs.Members and home owners may also enjoy championship golf on a course designed by award winning golf architect, Robert McNeil, rock climbing, fly fishing, ziplining, ATVs, hiking, mountain biking, tennis, snowmobiling, horseback riding, camping, a new pool, spa services, and relaxing in a hobbit hillside home magically carved into the earth, or on the deck of a yurt, or a tall tree house, all with concierge service Sporting Club Membership opportunities at The Preserve include; the Preserve Membership, an all-inclusive package granting access to their 3,500 acre campus year around including lodging, the Ram Membership granting specified privileges at varied times annually including lodging, and the Clays Membership granting access to a variety of sporting and luxury amenities year around including access to the coveted Preserve sporting clays and America’s longest indoor range. There are a limited number of Memberships available and are offered starting at a $15,000 to $300,000 one-time initiation fee. To schedule your private tour, call 401-539-4653.
A growing residential community at the Preserve, created by Developer Paul Mihailides, a sportsman and Rhode Island resident, offers homes in diverse styles and sizes, and in a variety of beautiful and natural settings. Private luxury residences available for purchase include red cedar trimmed two, three and four-bedroom custom homes, built with wide plank wood floors, first floor master suites, stone fireplaces, and wrap around decks with fresh water views. Eleven new elegant Townhomes offer gourmet kitchens, vaulted ceilings, in-home elevators, and integrated garages. The stunning Hilltop Lodge has 18 luxurious, one-level condominiums, where nothing is overlooked, except the horizon out your windows. Everything begins with thoughtful excavation and finishes with your custom details. Selecting your special home now means pre-construction pricing and time to build your dreams into the quintessential base camp afforded by membership.
“I’ve traveled around the world visiting these communities, and The Preserve is by far the best sporting facility in the world.”
Larry Martin CEO & Founder of Field & Stream Product
“Our entire family are proud owners at The Preserve. Golf, fishing, shooting sports, snowmobiles, and some awesome food. Lodge was super cozy, and the staff is top notch. By far the finest Range and Sporting Shoppe hands down!” ~Adam Vinatieri, NFL’s All Time Points Leader