Developers looking to put 861 homes on DeLand former golf course

Katie Kustura
| The Daytona Beach News-Journal

For about 50 years the site at 800 E. Euclid Ave. in DeLand was a hilly, par-72 golf course with narrow fairways.

Sandhill Golf Course closed in 2017, and the former fairways have become overgrown while the 10,000-square-foot clubhouse remains boarded up.

But this month the DeLand City Commission gave Orlando-based Elevation Development the final nod of approval to designate the former golf course as a brownfield site.

Eventually, Elevation Development plans to put 541 single-family homes and 320 multi-family units on the approximately 168-acre site, according to city documents.

The city’s Planning Board at 5 p.m. Wednesday will get a look at a request from the owners of the parcel, Sandhill Enterprises, LLC, to change the property’s zoning to Beresford Springs Planned Development.

Before the cleanup of the site can begin, a Brownfield Advisory Committee, a role filled by the city’s Economic

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