Open House

27 Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods You Need to Know

Whatever your passion, take it from us, we guarantee you’ll find the neighborhood to follow it in the Sarasota-Manatee area.

11/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Wellen Park

Wellen Park is the new name for the fast-growing master-planned community in south Sarasota County previously known as West Villages.

10/02/2020 Edited by Ilene Denton

Wellen Park Neighborhood Guide

Nine Communities Comprise Fast-Growing Wellen Park

Slated for an eventual 33,000 homes, this south Sarasota County mega-development has begun to boom.

09/25/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Twenty-Five Years After Its Inception, Lakewood Ranch Has Become a Thriving Metropolis

The "Ranch," as its known, is comprised of almost 18,000 homes and nearly 43,000 residents—and growing.

09/04/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Your Guide to Lakewood Ranch

There are many reasons to love Lakewood Ranch—even if you don’t live there.

08/24/2020 Edited by Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Babcock Ranch

The master-planned community promises environmental stewardship and high-tech amenities, as well as a serene location.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood Guide

The Technology Behind Babcock Ranch

"Powered by the Sun" isn't simply a slogan.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood Guide

Seven New-Home Neighborhoods Come to Babcock Ranch

Building has begun in earnest in this master-planned community.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch Is America's First All-Solar Town

Coupled with 9,000 acres of bicycle and hiking trails and interconnected lakes, it is to be a town that celebrates health, wellness and technology.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: North Manatee County

Your guide to fast-growing Parrish, Ellenton, Palmetto and Terra Ceia.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to North Manatee County

Tremendous growth and country charm mark this appealing region.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

North Manatee County Neighborhood Guide

New Home Communities Come to North Manatee County

With 23,918 new homes permitted for construction, north Manatee County is booming.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Outdoor Fun Abounds North of the Manatee River

From county parks and preserves to boating on the Manatee River, there’s plenty to enjoy.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to Palmer Ranch

Sarasota County’s largest master-planned community is a haven for the good life.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Palmer Ranch

Your guide to Sarasota County’s largest master-planned community.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

New Home Communities Come to Palmer Ranch

Check out these six new-home developments.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

Palmer Ranch Neighborhood Guide

Active Lifestyles Thrive in Palmer Ranch

Golfing, bicycling the Legacy Trail, swim clubs and more—there’s lots to do for all ages.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

Walk This Way

Southside Village Is the Perfect Sarasota Neighborhood

Homes from various decades exist side by side, and practically all have been spruced up and beautifully landscaped.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

St. Armands Key Is a Glamorous Place to Live a Resort Lifestyle—With a Showman's Spirit

The restaurants are among the best in town, and the shops specialize in high-end casual clothing, art, home accessories and jewelry.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

Sarasota's Most Walkable Neighborhoods

These neighborhoods have charms of their own and amenities that downtown can only dream of.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket