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From 1 acre lots to 100+ acre horse farms, Country Life is about being closer to nature and further from neighbors, working hard and playing hard, it's about having the freedom to fly the American flag without asking permission from a neighborhood association. You might consider horses & lambs pets along with your cats and dogs. Having grown up around horses it is easy to understand the desire to live on land with space to roam. We've compiled some popular searches to accommodate all levels of living the country life from the 1 acre parcels to 100+ acre farms and ranches. Let us know what you're interested in and we'll do our best to help you achieve your Country Life.

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10 Most Recent Country Homes & Land For Sale

$1,495,000
4 Beds 3.5 Baths C7492354 MLS
Welcome to an extraordinary opportunity in the coveted North Port Estates. Presenting a custom-built home by Masterpiece Custom Homes, now available from its original owner. Nestled on over 19 acres of picturesque land, this Mediterranean-style residence, known as the Toscana, offers a unique living experience. Step into elegance as crown molding adorns every corner of this exquisite home. The owner’s suite is a sanctuary, featuring a spacious walk-in closet, a charming built-in window seat, a coffered ceiling with ambient lighting, and artful niches. Indulge in the luxury of a garden tub, a walk-in shower, solid wood cabinetry, and gleaming granite countertops. The heart of the home is a spacious kitchen, equipped with granite counters and a generously sized walk-in pantry. The living room exudes warmth and sophistication with its coffered ceiling and a gas fireplace framed by travertine tile. Practicality meets style in the well-appointed laundry room, offering ample counter space. This estate includes a three-car attached garage, a newer roof, a recently upgraded A/C system, and a full-house reverse osmosis water system, ensuring comfort and convenience. Adding to the allure is a detached guest house, complete with a wet bar, a Murphy bed, and a full bathroom, all maintained by an air-conditioned split system. However, please note that the guest house has undergone some remediation work due to Hurricane Ian and may require additional attention. A separate two-car garage, an air-conditioned dog kennel, two feed/equipment sheds, and a horse barn with three stalls enhance the property's versatility. Previously an animal sanctuary, this estate is equipped with rabbit cages, an aviary, a large chicken coop, and various outbuildings. While the main house is move-in ready, the kennel is partially completed, and the workshop awaits remediation, offering a unique opportunity for customization. This remarkable property is brimming with potential, inviting you to create a haven of your own. Embrace the chance to own a slice of paradise with endless possibilities. *Disclaimer: All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. The property is being sold as-is.

3000 Narcissus Terrace, North Port

Listing courtesy of WHEAT REALTY INC.

$1,495,000
5 Beds 2 Baths T3525638 MLS
Experience the perfect combination of luxury and off the grid living at this exceptional 6 acre retreat, just 25 minutes from I-75. No HOA fees, no restrictions, only 20 minutes to Publix, restaurants, and great shopping. Nestled behind a private gate this stunning property is ideal for entertaining, family gatherings, and events. As you enter through the front door into the foyer, you'll immediately notice the movie room with its impressive 10-foot ceilings. To your left, the living room features large windows, an 85-inch TV, an electric fireplace, and a dry bar. The updated kitchen boasts new cabinets, granite countertops, a counter bar, a pantry, and stainless-steel appliances, all opening to the large dining room that overlooks the back patio and pool area. The primary bedroom, located to your left, offers a walk-in closet, an ensuite bathroom with a whirlpool tub and a separate shower, views of the pool, and direct access to the screened-in patio. The expansive screened-in patio is perfect for morning coffee, meals, or enjoying your favorite shows and sports. Additionally, there are three more bedrooms with generous sized closets and lovely views of the yard. Your gym is HOT YOGA ready, complete with a closet, making it a seamless transition into a fifth bedroom should you need one. Outdoor activities abound! Enjoy the heated pool, play tennis, pickle ball, basketball, ping pong, or fish in your stocked ponds, golf on your five par pitch and putt course, roast marshmallows over the fire pit, sip cocktails at the Tiki Bar, or relax in the Jacuzzi—your very own resort awaits. Take a stroll to the gazebo to feed the fish, sip a refreshing beverage, and listen to music as you watch the sun set and the night magic begin. With a lighted fountain, the up lighted grand oaks, illuminated putting greens, lighted waterfall, fire pit, tiki bar, and pool area, the ambience is truly magical. The property is fully fenced and includes a 60x70 commercial building with three bays (one insulated and air-conditioned), 200AMP 3-phase electric, with a total of six garage doors, one of which is 12 feet high. There is also an RV hookup and septic tank on the side of the warehouse, along with four 10x20 portable storage units at the back. Bring your animals, toys, boats, golf cart, car collection, and RV—storage will never be an issue again. This property is also ideal for a home-based business. Cultivate your own herbs/vegetables, raise chickens and livestock become totally self-sustaining and off the grid with your 25 KW automated gas generator and two wells. Always wanted a helicopter landing pad outside your front door this property holds that perfect spot for you. The possibilities are endless. Make sure to watch the video tour of the property designed to show you the expansive grounds and amenities by day and give you a glimpse of the magical eveninng ambiance.

4607 402nd Street E, Myakka City

Listing courtesy of HOMEWARD REAL ESTATE.

$2,100,000
3 Beds 3 Baths A4610257 MLS
A breathtaking new listing in the esteemed community of Panther Ridge, nestled in the heart of the Forest, and boasting a generous 7.75 acres with two ponds, both with lighted water features and an Italian gazebo gracing the water’s edge. This exquisite 3-bedroom, 3-bath, plus den pool home offers an unparalleled living experience, with a long private drive and entry fountain to greet you. Upon entering your magnificent abode, you are met with a masterfully designed living space. The expansive living/dining/family room boasts a soaring cathedral ceiling, flooding the area with sunlight with large transom windows for watching the deer, herons and enjoying the lush greenery. An owner’s suite, complete with a private entrance to the pool area and a sumptuous en-suite bathroom. Indulge in a soak in the freestanding bathtub or a refreshing shower in the separate stall. Your personal retreat also features a generous walk-in closet, ensuring ample storage for your wardrobe. The kitchen is a true work of art. Adorned with granite countertops and a stunning waterfall center island, this culinary haven is the perfect place to entertain loved ones and create cherished memories. The remaining bedrooms provide ample space for your family to unwind and relax in comfort. Though currently used for storage, there is an air-conditioned casita, perfect for an office or mother-in-law suite. It has an attached golf cart garage that could become a lavish ensuite bath. This home has a new tile roof and AC units, and a recently replastered pool with all new pool equipment. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to embrace the enchanting lifestyle that awaits you in Panther Ridge, just minutes away from Lakewood Ranch. Contact us today to schedule your private tour and discover the magic of your new home.

6604 189th Street E, Lakewood Ranch

Listing courtesy of PREFERRED SHORE.

$944,000
4 Beds 3 Baths A4610293 MLS
Welcome to this stunning 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 6.48-acre estate in Pomello Ranches! As you enter through the front foyer, you’ll notice the exquisite detail that went into renovating this home from the fossilized bamboo flooring, extensive tile work, and farmhouse flare throughout. In the heart of the home, find the fully remodeled gourmet kitchen featuring wood cabinets, quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, a spacious island, solid mahogany breakfast bar, and an antique double bowl cast iron farmhouse sink with double drainboards pulled directly from a historic home in Bradenton! The family room offers views of and direct access to the spacious screened-in lanai featuring a Stonescape pebble heated pool (resurfaced and tiled in 2021), and a covered sitting area with views of the surrounding property, perfect for entertaining guests. The luxurious owner’s suite features dual walk-in closets, a fully renovated ensuite bathroom featuring a clawfoot tub, a walk-in enclosed shower, custom tile work, and direct access to the heated pool! The home offers a split floorplan ensuring maximum privacy for your guests. Bedroom #2 features a full bathroom with direct access to the heated pool, perfect for an in-law suite or guests. Bedrooms #3 and #4 feature a renovated jack and jill style ensuite bathroom with custom tile work, and a barrier-free walk-in shower. Beyond the home the outdoor amenities continue with a large paddock, a single stall horse pole barn, chicken coop, two side-by-side sheds, a garden, and two stocked ponds, providing the perfect balance of luxury and country living. As a huge bonus, several major items have been replaced or added over the past couple of years including the roof (2018), A/C (2018), water heater (2023), washer/dryer (2022), pool pump (2021), and a Culligan reverse osmosis water treatment system (2018). Is this home your perfect match? Schedule a showing today!

6605 253rd St E, Myakka City

Listing courtesy of HOUSE MATCH.

$1,200,000
3 Beds 2 Baths A4610904 MLS
Sprawling 40-Acre Ranch in Myakka City: A Sanctuary of Serenity and Equestrian Splendor! Discover a life of pastoral perfection with this sprawling 40-acre estate located on State Road 70, just a stone's throw from Sarasota, Bradenton, and Lakewood Ranch. Celebrated as the former Prospect Riding Center, this turn-key equine facility offers boundless opportunities for the equestrian enthusiast or anyone seeking the ultimate country living experience. The property also features well-maintained trails perfect for exploring on horseback, enhancing its allure for those passionate about outdoor and equestrian activities. These trails wind through the property, offering both serene rides and a bit of adventure. At the heart of this vast property stands a meticulously remodeled 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom block home, boasting over 2,000 square feet of comfortable living space. Recent upgrades include a new roof, fresh interior paint, and a thoughtfully redesigned kitchen with ample storage and modern conveniences. The home features a welcoming split floor plan, enhancing privacy with a luxurious owner's suite complete with a walk-in closet and a newly updated bathroom. Living spaces radiate rustic charm, highlighted by a large brick gas fireplace in the living room and expansive outdoor living areas ideal for quiet relaxation or lively entertaining. The private pool area, with its covered porch and integrated brick oven grill, promises endless enjoyment, all within a screened enclosure for comfort. Equestrian facilities on the ranch are unparalleled, featuring a fully-equipped barn with tack rooms, feed rooms, run-in stalls, and cross ties. The property is thoughtfully fenced and cross-fenced, with numerous paddocks and professional-grade riding arenas, making it suitable for a variety of equine activities. Beyond horse riding, the ranch supports a complete cattle operation with pens, gates, lanes, a chute, and a head catch gate. Lush, fertilized pastures offer rich grazing grounds, complemented by scenic wooded areas ideal for exploring by horseback, ATV, or on foot. Additional amenities include a large pond perfect for fishing, a recreational area with a fire pit, and a giant 2,100 sqft metal equipment barn for storing tractors, boats, and RVs. The property is not in a flood zone, adding to its appeal as a safe and serene retreat. Whether you’re dreaming of a self-sufficient lifestyle or seeking a luxury estate with exceptional equestrian and agricultural potential, this property in Myakka City is your gateway to living a dream rural life in full bloom.

34250 State Road 70 E, Myakka City

Listing courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS ON THE WATER.

$1,100,000
4 Beds 2 Baths A4610663 MLS
Discover Your Dream Retreat in Sarasota's Premier Horse Community! Bring your BOATS bring your RV's and experience the ultimate in privacy with this pristine ranchette, perfectly situated beneath majestic oak trees in one of Myakka Valley Ranches' most secluded properties. Crafted with an equestrian's precise needs in mind. Fully fenced 6.5 acres with direct access to one of the many horse trails. This residence boasts elevated grounds, expansive open spaces and ample room for horses to roam. The property is complemented by a top-quality wood-and-steel barn, featuring three stalls (can be converted back to 4), and a spacious air conditioned tack room. Large concrete wash rack beside the barn. The interior of the home is equally impressive, showcasing cathedral ceilings and an open floor plan designed for modern living. It includes four bedrooms—a luxurious pool and spa within a large screened lanai, ensuring comfort and style are never compromised. This vibrant community is not just a place to live but a lifestyle, where neighbors and lifelong friendships blossom. Enjoy boundless outdoor fun, fostering relationships that endure through time. One of the newer homes in the community, backing onto horse trails for easy access. Straight shot to World renowned Siesta Key Beach. Community Attractions: Myakka Valley Ranches is encircled by the natural beauty of Myakka State Park, where Florida's wildlife thrives. The community offers over 30 miles of horse trails and is enriched by active riding, book, and women's clubs, supported by wonderfully long-term residents. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to own a piece of paradise. Home also has an electronic gate at the end of the driveway for added privacy.

6033 Sheps Island Road, I-75 East

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX ALLIANCE GROUP.

$1,395,000
4 Beds 4 Baths A4610636 MLS
As you turn off the main road onto Annie-Laurie Ln, the atmosphere instantly transforms, immersing you in the tranquility of the countryside, despite being just 10 minutes from Interstate 75. This expansive 6.7-acre property is adorned with stately oaks and offers all that country life is about. The home boast over 3000 sf of living area with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths or could be utilized as a 3 bedroom, 3 bath with an in-law suite featuring a separate entry. The huge country kitchen was completely updated in 2021, and the home has seen numerous upgrades over the past 5-6 years, including an enclosed Florida room that adds over 800 sq ft to the living area. There is plenty of power due to the new 200 amp electric panel to support all the new light fixtures throughout. The exterior of the home has been freshly painted enhancing its charming appeal. A giant screened lanai overlooks the open pool and provides ample space for games and relaxing to enjoy the outdoors. Relax under the pergola, gather around the firepit, or take a dip in the pool to cool off on warm days. There is a 2800 sq ft workshop with abundant room for equipment or toys. Additionally, you can finish the 1000 sq ft area that has been drywalled and air-conditioned. The workshop has a 200 amp electric panel with its own independent electric meter. There is also a 24 x 36 ft carport attached to the workshop perfect for parking a boat or RV. The entire property is securely fenced with a gated entry, ensuring privacy and safety. A horse stall is located on the south end of the property and two ponds provide ample water for animals.

849 Annie Laurie Lane, I-75 East

Listing courtesy of LOYD ROBBINS & CO. LLC.

$5,895,000
5 Beds 6.5 Baths A4610574 MLS
Nestled amidst six acres of meticulously landscaped grounds, this estate is a masterpiece, seamlessly blending opulence with tranquility. Beyond the grand iron gate, a sweeping circular driveway beckons, guiding you past enchanting features such as a charming gazebo and a picturesque bridge over a serene koi pond, setting a tone of elegance from the outset. Meticulous attention to detail defines every aspect of this home, from the imposing double iron front doors to the soaring 26-foot living room ceiling enveloped by floor-to-ceiling windows. Architectural marvels await indoors, with a stone gas fireplace serving as a focal point, a winding staircase exuding timeless grandeur, and bespoke finishes adding a touch of refinement to every corner. Productivity awaits within the stately office, where rich wood floors bask in natural light, fostering an ambiance of creativity. Entertaining becomes an art form with the sophisticated built-in bar area, replete with an ice maker and glass cabinetry, seamlessly flowing into the dining space adorned with exquisite custom wood beams. Here, a climate-controlled wine room stands ready to cater to the most discerning connoisseurs, featuring a built-in dispenser for indulgence at any hour. The primary suite epitomizes serenity, boasting a spacious seating room with tranquil pool views, and luxurious amenities including custom closets and a spa-worthy primary bath boasting separate sinks, a walk-in shower, and a sumptuous soaking tub. Culinary delights await in the gourmet kitchen, outfitted with top-tier appliances including Thermador double ovens and cooktop, Wolf grill and griddle, built-in 48-inch refrigerator, and a convenient pot filler. Exquisite finishes, from exotic stone countertops to custom wood cabinetry, elevate the culinary experience to new heights. Adjacent to the kitchen lies the family room, seamlessly blending indoor/outdoor living through corner pocket sliders that lead to the inviting lounge area. Step outside, and a resort-style oasis unfolds, complete with a sparkling pool, outdoor kitchen and bar-top seating, while an adjacent casita offers further options for relaxation and entertainment. Ascend the staircase to discover an additional bonus room and bar, perfect for intimate gatherings or leisurely evenings. For cinema enthusiasts, the state-of-the-art movie room promises an immersive viewing experience, while three guest suites ensure comfort and privacy for visitors. A built-in library offers a tranquil retreat, complete with a captivating array of books accessible via an attached wooden ladder. Modern conveniences abound, including a comprehensive water purification system with state-of-the-art reverse osmosis technology delivering over 4,000 gallons of pristine water daily from a 2500-gallon primary tank and two secondary 500-gallon tanks, equipped with filters. A separate garage apartment offers versatility, with an additional bath, covered parking, and a kitchenette. An adjacent RV garage, with a full electrical package and a 10-foot fan, provides ample space for recreational vehicles. With its elevated garden, additional shed, and a large pond connected by a charming bridge to the koi pond, this estate is a testament to meticulous craftsmanship and unparalleled luxury. In every detail, from the meticulously manicured grounds to the luxurious interiors, this estate is the pinnacle of luxury living. Welcome home to a realm of unparalleled sophistication and refinement.

6722 Hawkins Road, I-75 East

Listing courtesy of PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY.

$925,000
4 Beds 3 Baths A4610212 MLS
Welcome to your new sanctuary in the heart of Oak Ford! Discover the epitome of Florida living with our charming NEWLY UPGRADED Florida Home on 6.2 acres with detached in-law suite. Nestled in the sought-after community of Oak Ford, this stunning property boasts not one but TWO distinct living spaces, providing both comfort and versatility. The main home has a recently remodeled master bathroom (2024) and new flooring and paint throughout living spaces (2024). The home as vaulted ceilings for an airy ambiance and abundant natural light illuminating every corner. The outdoor area, pool, lanai, deck, pavers, and cage were added in 2019. Lanai enclosure (permitted 2024) created office space currently being used as 4th bedroom as well as walk-in-closet for master bedroom. From the foyer to the lanai you will see the quality and care put into this home. The great room has tons of natural light pouring in from the numerous windows and French doors. The great room and kitchen are fully integrated making this home perfect for family gatherings and entertaining. The kitchen with its large island has amazing features that include plenty of storage and cabinet space, ample recessed lighting, stainless appliances and large pantry. Every chef will enjoy the openness of this large kitchen along with their family and friends. The owners suite provides ample natural light and vaulted ceilings making the room feel open and cozy, there is plenty of storage in the his/her closets and the owners-suite bathroom has his/her vanity sinks and plenty of storage. The interior flows perfectly out to the lanai and pool area where you will spend most of your time! The heated saltwater pool is perfect for those long summer days and family gatherings! The guest apartment is located over the detached 2 car garage and is a 1 bedroom 1 bath efficiency. The apartment provides a combo living room/kitchen and dining area and balcony. The detached Garage with Mother-in-law Suite is ideal for extended family, guests, or income potential with its eparate kitchen, bathroom and washer/dryer As well, the area has ample space for hobbies or a home office. But that’s not all! This unique property is an outdoor paradise, perfect for raising a family. From playsets to a zip line, fire pit to camping site, and even your very own bridge over the creek, there’s endless fun to be had. Plus, enjoy complete privacy surrounded by mature oaks and local wildlife. The property also boast additional perks like expected roof life of 20+ years, upgraded 4 ton 21 seer AC unit with 12-year warranty (2017). If you are looking for a home that provides daily wildlife sightings, mature landscaping, large oak trees and plenty of room and privacy, this is your home!

14018 Pine Woods Lane E, I-75 East

Listing courtesy of COMPASS FLORIDA LLC.

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