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Lakewood Ranch

An 17,500 Acre Master-Planned "Green" Community


 

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  Lakewood Ranch, now an award-winning 17,500 acre master-planned community situated between Sarasota and Bradenton Florida is comprised of a number of individual "villages." The community offers everything you could want or need to enjoy living on Florida's Sun Coast regardless of your age or income level; beautiful homes, friendly neighbors, gourmet and casual restaurants, top notch schools, unique shopping opportunities, a hospital and medical facility, 54 holes of delightful golf courses, a fitness center that includes 18 lighted tennis courts, 9 polo fields at the Sarasota Polo Club, over 150 miles of sidewalks and trails, community parks, lakes and nature preserves.

  Andree Huffine, a Sarasota FL luxury homes Realtor says, "Lakewood Ranch has repeatedly expanded from the original seven villages as its popularity with families moving to Florida remains at a high level." "Lakewood Ranch, she says, "includes top-rated elementary and middle schools right within the community."

  Depending on which Lakewood Ranch "village" you choose, homes in Lakewood Ranch are available in many different architectural styles and prices. You can choose a luxurious home in the gated "The Lake Club" village which range in prices starting at $800,000 to well over $6 million. Here, you will find detached villas and a private Tuscan-inspired club. If thata bit more than you wish to spend, try a town home or a single-family home in "The Country Club" village where prices start as low as $300,000. Here, you will find a private 54 hole golf course and extraordinary fitness center, The Athletic Center. Other villages, including Riverwalk, Summerfield, Esplanade, Edgewater, Greenbrook, Central Park and Country Club East offer homes and condos in virtually every price range. All Lakewood Ranch real estate villages have miles of sidewalks and trails for enjoying the beautiful lush scenery, parks and shared amenities for your enjoyment.

  A few indicators tell the story of what a wonderful place Lakewood Ranch is to live. Half of all the land in Lakewood Ranch is set aside as open or recreational space Lakewood Ranch has been designated as the largest green-certified community in the U.S. Arts and Culture play a major role in the Lakewood Ranch lifestyle. Many arts and cultural events and festivals occur in Lakewood Ranch including "Music on Main," "Evening Under the Stars," "Sun Coast Wine Festival" and "Art at the Ranch" and many more and within a short drive are all the other arts and cultural venues for which Sarasota is so famous.

  The opportunity for lifetime learning has always been part of the Lakewood Ranch master plan. Land was set aside for schools long before any homes were finished. Today, Lakewood Ranch's top-rated schools are one of the primary reasons families choose to live here.

  Lakewood Ranch provides its residents a wonderful, full, yet casual, lifestyle with beautiful homes and everything you could ever wish for to enjoy life here on the the Florida Sun Coast.



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