Communities

Generations of homebuilders have blended art and science to create special communities in Sarasota County. Each is unique, so you can create a lifestyle that suits you, your family and employees.

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Living in Sarasota County

Our communities range from gracious multi-acre country estates to restored Old Florida homes in revitalized downtown neighborhoods. High-rise condominiums with water views and country club homes constructed in master-planned, gated communities. Entire enclaves are dedicated to tennis, golf, aviation, boating or equestrian activities.

Downtown Sarasota

Sarasota’s downtown provides a range of urban housing options including charming bungalows, live/work spaces and sophisticated condominiums. Stroll to shops, countless dining choices, and lively watering holes. Explore the Bayfront, studded with unique sculpture and offering expansive sunset views.

Sarasota County Keys

Longboat, Lido, Siesta, Casey and Manasota – each barrier island community has its own special character and different housing options. Longboat Key, which straddles the Sarasota-Manatee county line, offers country club living, Old Florida neighborhoods and upscale condominium residences, many with views of the bay or Gulf. The centerpiece of Lido Key is St. Armands Circle, home to some of the best shopping on the Gulf Coast. Housing choices include gracious single-family homes and waterfront condominiums. Siesta Key, home to America’s No. 1 Beach, continues the theme of multiple housing options and adds a lively village atmosphere to its many charms. Casey and Manasota keys offer an unusual combination of sophisticated gulf front estates and old-Florida appeal.

Osprey, Nokomis and Englewood

These quiet communities with strong historic flavor are also characterized by upscale gated communities, family homes and easy access to natural treasures like Oscar Scherer State Park. Osprey is home to Pine View School, the #1 school in Florida. Englewood’s quaint downtown is the focus of community redevelopment aimed at preserving historic assets and encouraging a variety of small businesses.

Venice

Venice was designed by noted town and city planner John Nolen (1869-1937) in the 1920s. According to the Library of American Landscape History, the features of Nolen’s plan fit many modern ideals, placing Venice well ahead of its time in urban planning. Nolen envisioned a compact urban center surrounded by open space, streets with pleasing views and efficient circulation, human-scaled streetscapes, abundant public parks, diverse types of housing for people of different income levels, and a mix of shops and housing within residential neighborhoods. Keep your eyes open if you walk out on a Venice beach, it’s famous for shark teeth.

North Port

Now the county’s largest municipality in population and area, North Port offers a vast array of housing options and neighborhood choices. The city’s population is one of the youngest in the Southwest Florida region, with a median age of 38.

Tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy, North Port is rich with archeological history, beautiful natural springs—including Warm Mineral Springs—and more than 80 miles of freshwater canals. It is also home to the Atlanta Braves new spring training facility, which includes a 6,500 seat stadium.

The community offers a variety of housing choices, including single-family homes nestled in oak and palm hammocks, multi-family mixed-use communities within walking distance of shopping, and gated golf course neighborhoods.

How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

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