Lake Traditions Begin at The Heritage

Russell Lands newest luxury residential development offers stunning lakeside living, where families will build memories, season after season.

Lake Martin

The name Russell Lands is synonymous with legacy, community and a love for the natural beauty of the lake and land. A timeless retreat nestled in the deep Southern forest along the shores of pristine Lake Martin, Russell Lands is a special place where residents and guests alike gather to enjoy the simpler things in life.

Russell Lands is a steward of the area’s beautiful natural resources and some of the most sought-after residential real estate across Lake Martin’s shoreline.

Ben Russell recently dedicated over 1,500 acres on 12 miles of shoreline to develop The Heritage in honor of his family legacy.

development on lake

The Heritage is a masterfully designed community featuring roughly 240 waterfront homesites with panoramic lake views and 130 wooded interior lots, many with views of Wicker Point Golf Club. The Heritage lakefront real estate will be available summer 2022.

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A signature amenity in The Heritage is a waterfront, resident-owned lake club, which provides the perfect opportunity for property owners to unwind with family, friends and neighbors and indulge in an array of resort-style amenities year-round.

The lake club will include a large indoor event space with a catering kitchen and event bar, a fully equipped fitness facility and expansive, breathtaking views of Lake Martin from covered verandas.

Lake club rendering
The Heritage Lake Club

A saline pool beckons just outdoors along with a nearby grill facility, eight tennis courts and tennis pro-shop, and eight pickleball courts. A picturesque event lawn, covered pavilions, firepits, and waterfront beach area provide a backdrop for gatherings of all sizes. A community dock complex adds an element of convenience, as residents may choose to enjoy a boat ride to the lake club from their home.

The centerpiece of The Heritage is the highly anticipated Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw-designed Wicker Point Golf Club private golf course, expected to debut in summer 2023. Wicker Point Golf Club is the only Coore & Crenshaw-designed course in Alabama.

Defined by its pine plantations, meandering creeks and lakefront holes, the 18-hole course will emphasize the land’s natural beauty and serenity. Players will feel they are enveloped in the natural environment as they navigate through varying terrains and topographies, with each hole providing a unique challenge.

LEFT: Wicker Point Golf Club Clubhouse Rendering

Wicker Point Golf Club is a golfer’s mecca. The clubhouse, designed by Hank Long of Henry Sprott Long & Associates, sets the tone for classic golf and an authentic Lake Martin experience. The wraparound porch will provide views of multiple holes with Lake Martin vistas in the background – all with a lake-house ambiance providing an ideal setting for dining, events or simply relaxing after a round.

Accompanying the clubhouse, a standalone golf shop, complete with pro shop and men’s and women’s locker rooms, will also feature a “wind down” room including a lounge area and adjacent bar.

Boat pulling skier over lake

The Russell Lands community means access to a variety of delicious dining options at SpringHouse, Kowaliga Restaurant, Catherine’s Market and the soon-to-debut Fanny Goldmine Diner and BRU 63. Additionally, a full calendar of special events and live entertainment at The AMP, an open-air amphitheater, ample hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, and an on-site Naturalist who educates guests on the local flora and fauna mean a variety of fun for all ages can be found just minutes away from your door.

Russell Lands is a destination for friends and families to reconnect, create memories and share in new lake traditions. Don’t miss the life that will rewrite your heritage for generations. Sign up for exclusive updates at or call 256-215-7011.

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