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By Scott Kauffman


Bella Collina is pleased to announce Legacy Custom Built Homes is the latest custom-home builder that will start building in the newly re-launched Bella Collina private club community.

Legacy, a 2015 Parade of Home winner, offers discerning homebuyers the full custom-home experience starting with premium lot selections. At Bella Collina, Legacy plans to start with a unique series of luxury homes along the Nick Faldo-designed championship golf course. Designed for “ready-to-move-in” families, Legacy’s exclusive homes will be priced in the $700,000s.

Legacy is located in nearby Winter Park, Fla, and has more than 15 years of experience in building custom homes in numerous lifestyle-driven communities such as Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, Reunion Resort, City of Windermere and Winter Park. Legacy’s luxury golf villas offer multiple floor plans in a variety of styles, all maintaining the architectural integrity of Bella Collina’s Tuscan-Inspired community.

“In building luxury communities in Central Florida, Legacy’s expert home-building team generates a focused vision for custom creativity culminating in award-winning masterpieces,” says Michael Rowen, President of Legacy Custom Built Homes “Our unwavering commitment to focus on not only the finished product but also the client’s journey to the finished product is of the utmost importance. Our unique home-building approach infuses a sense of tradition combined with new technology and energy-saving applications.”

Legacy Custom Built Homes joins a premier lineup of custom homebuilders at Bella Collina, all of whom were strategically selected to represent a diverse range of styles and budgets. Bella Collina’s other top builders: Phoenix Companies; R.L. Vogel Homes and Dave Brewer, Inc. Bella Collina offers three distinctive residential villages with lots ranging from $149,000 for golf-frontage homes to more than $500,000 for lakefront lots on private Lake Siena.

“Maintaining the architectural integrity while offering discerning luxury home buyers diversity of style and budget is an integral part of our community-building strategy at Bella Collina,” says Randall F. Greene of DCS Investment Holdings, owner and operator of Bella Collina. “Legacy Custom Built Homes brings with them over 15 years of custom-home building experience in helping to create lifestyle-driven communities in Central Florida. We are enthusiastic to begin this next phase of development at the new Bella Collina.”

About Bella Collina

Bella Collina is a 1,900-acre Private Island and Private Club Community in the rare rolling hills of Central Florida just 20 minutes west of Orlando.  Widely known for its iconic 75,000-square-foot Tuscan-inspired clubhouse, Bella Collina is one of the top private golf clubs and waterfront communities in the country.


Bella Collina is owned and operated by DCS Investment Holdings, a private equity group based in West Palm Beach, Fla. Prices at Bella Collina start in the $700s for Montevita Village Golf Course Homes with the corresponding golf course lots being priced from $149,900.  Siena Villagio Custom Homes start at just under $1 million with the corresponding Interior Lake Siena lots priced from $199,900 and the Lakefront Lots being priced from $474,900. Taormina Village Estate Homes start at $1.5 million with the corresponding Preserve Homesites priced from $274,900 and the Estate Lake Lots priced from $599,900.


DCS Investment Holdings is recognized as one of the leading developers of residential and commercial real estate, including residential towers to master-planned communities to millions of square feet in retail and office space. The company is owned by Dwight C. Schar, a co-owner of the Washington Redskins and founding chairman of NVR Inc., one of America’s largest homebuilders. To learn more about Bella Collina, visit or connect on Facebook

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