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Lifestyles of the relaxed and enjoying life in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

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10 Most Recent Area Homes & Condos

$439,900
2 Beds 2 Baths A4617711 MLS
Welcome to your ideal home nestled in a serene community just a short walk away from Benderson Park, renowned for its world-class rowing events and stunning 400-acre lake. This charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath single family home offers a tranquil retreat with modern comforts and breathtaking views. As you step inside, you're greeted by high ceilings and an inviting open layout, highlighted by a spacious kitchen perfect for family gatherings and entertaining. The home boasts a prime location facing the park and a sprawling green space, ensuring privacy and a picturesque setting. The master bedroom features its own ensuite bathroom, while the second bedroom provides flexibility for guests or a home office. Whether enjoying the serene lake view from your front door or exploring the park's offerings such as kayaking, fishing, and more, this residence offers a blend of outdoor adventure and relaxation. With no CDD fees and a remarkably low HOA fee, this property presents an exceptional value in a sought-after community. Ideal for a small family seeking a peaceful yet active lifestyle, this home promises both comfort and convenience in one of the most desirable locations near Benderson Park. Location, location, location! Nearby to the UTC Mall, I 75, Downtown Sarasota, St Armands & the beaches. Golf, Pickleball & Tennis is available at The Meadows Country Club. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to own a home where every day feels like a retreat. Schedule your showing today and experience the tranquility and beauty this property has to offer.

5579 Cynthia Lane, The Meadows

Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTY.

$304,000
2 Beds 2 Baths A4617783 MLS 6 BLDG.
FIRST FLOOR! FIRST FLOOR! FIRST FLOOR in lovely Serenade On Palmer Ranch. Come home to a RARELY AVAILABLE FIRST FLOOR stunning two bedroom , two bathroom beautifully renovated home with gorgeous granite counter tops , tile and laminate floors. Welcome to Serenade in the lovely community of Palmer Ranch. With gracious high ceilings , crown molding and fine craftsmanship , you will love every detail of this FIRST FLOOR 2/2 condominium in the tranquil and serene community that honors its name. The well-designed kitchen and two full bathrooms have very appealing granite countertops in soothing colors while the entire unit envelops one in a gentle and calming palette of soft , contemporary appealing hues. A split floor plan offers privacy to houseguests with entry to the second bathroom from either the hallway or the second bedroom which also has a spacious walk-in closet. The spacious master bedroom with en suite bathroom has a generous walk-in closet . An intimate screened lanai off the living room is the perfect setting for a morning coffee or an early evening cocktail. Handsomely landscaped with mature trees and winding sidewalks , Serenade boasts two resort like heated pools , a club house with full kitchen , spa and a well-appointed workout room. As well, shared grilling areas , a basketball hoop , lighted tennis court and a car washing station complete the amenities. With walking distance to Publix, the Legacy Trail and a plethora of nearby restaurants, Serenade is also a mere 6 miles from the world famous Siesta Key beaches . FIRST FLOOR condominiums rarely come available at Serenade on Palmer Ranch . This is a gem and will go quickly! Perfect for any age, a second home or an investor. Bring your offer today.

5180 Northridge Road Unit 104, Palmer Ranch

Listing courtesy of SUNSET REALTY.

$495,000
3 Beds 2 Baths A4617574 MLS
This lovely 3-bedroom, 2-bath home is located in the quiet quaint community of Wyndham (a hidden gem in Sarasota) with only 63 homes. The primary bedroom is thoughtfully placed at the rear of the home, while the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are at the front for added privacy. Cathedral ceilings create an open and airy feel and there is recessed lighting in the main living areas. The Luxury vinyl flooring throughout most of the home adds elegance while the Tile in the kitchen and bathrooms ensures practicality. The dining room, conveniently located off the kitchen, is perfect for gatherings. A breakfast bar allows for family and guest interaction while cooking. Stainless steel appliances complete the modern kitchen. Step onto the screened/covered lanai, where sunlight dances through the mesh, creating a cozy nook that seamlessly connects indoors and outdoors. Whether it’s a sunny morning or a gentle rain, you can enjoy your coffee here, bathed in natural light. Slide open those glass doors, and the fresh air and warm rays embrace your space. The lanai overlooks a wooded conservation area, ensuring privacy and providing a comfortable spot for outdoor relaxation. Plus, the sliding glass doors flood the home with additional light, making it bright and inviting. The heated community pool, just a short walk away, offers relaxation and a beautiful pond view. Wyndham is a maintenance free community which includes Lawn, Landscaping, Irrigation and Common Area Upkeep so that you can spend more time relaxing or doing what you love. All this for a low HOA fee of $504 per quarter ($168) per month. No CDD Here! This home is ideally located, just a 15-minute drive to Downtown Sarasota, Nearby to World Class Shopping at the UTC Mall, Benderson Park and Rowing Center, Restaurants, Hospitals, Medical Centers, Beaches and I-75. The Meadows Country Club is close by with Golf, Tennis, Pickleball and Social Memberships Available.

1940 Wyndham Drive, The Meadows

Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTY.

$599,000
3 Beds 3 Baths A4617807 MLS
Brand new, never lived in! Located in Lakewood Ranches highly coveted Lorraine Lakes, this fantastic, gated community with resort style amenities makes coming home feel like a vacation. The desirable floor plan of the Marsala Model includes three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a must-have DEN with double doors that can be used as a flex room/4th bedroom if needed. The kitchen is nicely upgraded with sleek white quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, walk in pantry and a fantastic amount of classic on trend white shaker cabinetry. Your primary bedroom features two large closet, allowing for ample storage space, and a spacious private ensuite bathroom with quartz counter top, dual vanity sinks, massive walk-in shower with transom window, and private toilet closet. The second bedroom of the home also features a private ensuite bathroom, and the third bedroom has a full bath just across from it. Lakewood Ranch is recognized as the number one selling master planned community, and Lorraine Lakes helps set the standards to make that recognition possible. The HOA benefits include lawn maintenance, irrigation, cable, internet, 3 entrances, many common areas, gate guard, and 24-hour security. The amazing resort style town center features amenities including a full-service restaurant, tiki bar, arcade, gym, fitness center, saunas, pickle ball, tennis, volleyball, resort pool, lap pool, and splash pad to name a few. Lorraine Lakes flourishes with walking paths and lovely lakes including the main pond with dock, and fishing is permitted. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this NEW CONSTRUCTION home located in the lovely Lakewood Ranch, conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, A-rated schools, championship golf courses and a short drive to the famous beaches of the gulf coast. Don't delay, schedule you showing today!

15004 Misty Water Crossing, Lakewood Ranch

Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTY.

$374,500
2 Beds 2 Baths A4617707 MLS
Seldom available, spacious 2 bedroom, DEN, 2 bath, 2 car garage with an extended screen enclosed lanai. Tastefully decorated and waiting for you to call it home. The spacious kitchen includes modern upgrades such as quartz countertops, soft close cabinetry, new tile flooring, and sleek stainless steel appliances. New luxury vinyl flooring throughout complimented by tiled wet areas. Den with French doors and sky light, can serve as a home office, study or even a guest room. The extended lanai enhances the living space by offering outdoor area perfect for relaxation, dining or entertaining while enjoying the surroundings. This villa gives you the comfort and privacy a home offers being on an oversized corner lot. Total maintenance free living for $1024 quarterly. Located in a private golfing community called Tara Golf & C.C. which has recently had a 1.5 million dollar renovation. A Class "A" equity golf membership accompanies this property with a multitude of amenities to enjoy. Championship golf course, exercise facility with state of the art equipment, lap pool, concession stand to enjoy a drink or food after a day in the sun or on the golf course, Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce ball, pickle ball, hot tub/sauna, line dancing, yoga, Clubhouse with fine dining, grill room, driving range, putting green, pro-shop and a very active social membership. Mandatory membership fees of $502 mth. A One Time Capital Contribution fee of $5000 is payable at closing. Xfinity/Comcast Cable TV with voice activated remotes, HBO, ESPN, expansive channels and high speed internet for a yearly fee of $1024. Centrally located with easy access to I-75, shopping, dining, and a short drive to UTC Mall, Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport, Ringling Museum and some of the most beautiful beaches Southwestern Florida has to offer included Siesta Key Beach which has been named #1 many times. Come enjoy the Country Club living at Tara. You can buy a home anywhere but you can't buy a lifestyle.

5802 Cottonwood Street, East Bradenton

Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTY.

$615,000
4 Beds 3 Baths N6133889 MLS
LISTED AT APPRAISED VALUE! SELLER OFFERING $5,000 TOWARDS BUYERS PRE PAIDS AND CLOSING COSTS!! It’s your chance to own this beautiful home on a very private end of cul-de-sac location with a pool overlooking a preserve. The home, that has a freshly painted exterior, is located in a gated portion of a non-mandatory golf community and boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 3 car garage and almost 2,300 square feet of living space! The split floor plan is wonderful for a family and guests! The large master bedroom has a bay window overlooking the pool, dual walk in closets and access to the pool. The en suite includes dual sinks, large shower, soaking tub and a bidet. Kitchen offers a breakfast bar and breakfast nook. Enjoy the pool and spa in the summer or winter as there is an electric heater! Enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning on your screened patio while watching wildlife. In the afternoon wander over 2,500 acres in search of wildlife and fish in the lakes, all within the larger Heritage Harbor community. Looking for other things to do? There is a separate 11,000 sq ft Stoneybrook community clubhouse with huge pool, spa, Jacuzzi, umbrella fountain, tennis, basketball, volleyball, dog park, fitness center, child play center, and many planned activities. This quiet, private location has quick access to I-75, beaches, shopping, Sarasota, Bradenton, Saint Petersburg and Tampa, and is pet friendly.

9115 Kingsbury Place, Waterlefe

Listing courtesy of KAZ REAL ESTATE COMPANY.

$585,000
4 Beds 3 Baths A4617800 MLS
LIVE ON VACATION NOW! This 4 BEDROOM/ 3 FULL BATH adorable property is waiting for you to call it home! The seller is offering a generous $25,000 credit at closing, allowing you to personalize the home to your exact taste for floors and Pool Resurfacing. ***The ROOF was replaced in 2018, ensuring long-lasting protection. Additionally, SOLAR PANELS were installed in the same year, providing energy efficiency and cost savings. The AC and heat pump were both updated in 2023, guaranteeing optimal climate control year-round. Electric HURRICANE SHUTTERS will keep you extra safe and are a great reduction to your insurance bill! Step inside and be greeted by a spacious and inviting atmosphere. With a separate Dining Room, Living Room and Family Room, there is ample room for everyone to enjoy! The family room boasts a cozy gas fireplace, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. Privacy is paramount, as the entire backyard is COMPLETELY FENCED IN, allowing for a secure and secluded retreat. The outdoor space is truly a haven for relaxation and entertainment! Take a dip in your own SWIMMING POOL and the oversized covered lanai space is perfect for hosting gatherings and creating cherished memories! Located in Summerfield Village, you are close to everything and a LOW HOA of ONLY $92 a year! Summerfield is located in Lakewood Ranch, which is #1 MASTER PLANNED Community in the United States and has something for everyone! "A" RATED Schools, Dog Parks, Playgrounds, Tennis Courts, over 150 miles of trails for Walking and Biking and many Community Clubs! CDD is INCLUDED in the property taxes.

11848 Hollyhock Drive, Lakewood Ranch

Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTY.

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