Explore Bradenton Neighborhoods
The Bradenton neighborhoods are incredibly diverse. They range from upscale to "questionable." Therefore, the prospective home buyer needs to be careful where he buys if he wants to be happy in the future. But isn't that true for every big city in the world?
The fact is that Bradenton is the largest city in the area. Bradenton is the hub for commerce, government services, healthcare, education, and culture. In historic downtown, you can enjoy a huge variety of restaurants as well as artistic ventures. The city is also home to the Village of the Arts and the South Florida Museum.
Bradenton is a Riverfront Community
Bradenton can be described as a “riverfront community” with a unique mixture of heritage, culture, arts and sports. History also plays an important role because the first European "tourist" set foot on land somewhere in the Bradenton area. However, the first Spanish “visitors” who came to the area did not stay for good. The settlers, who came centuries later, liked it there very much and they did settle in that area. They became the nucleolus of the new city on the Braden River.
Today the capital of Manatee County is a remarkable destination where different people from all over the world come together. Families, young people, young professional, workers, retirees and all different kinds of businesses create a vibrant atmosphere.
Central Park located in Lakewood Ranch is a family-friendly community with all of the amenities you are looking for: Gated community built around a 10-acre park lined with meandering trails, tennis courts, 2 dog parks, ball field, splash park, covered picnic pavilion, and kid's adventure park. Perfect location - si close to shopping, dining, and schools. The Mall at University Town Center and Ellenton Outlet Mall are in close proximity.
Harbour Isle is a new gated waterfront community located directly on Anna Maria Sound. Inspired by Margaritaville, residents will enjoy many great amenities. The award winning beach club with a heated resort size pool and spa, 4200 sq ft fitness center, a unique second level sky bar with food and beverage, an outside bar area and right on Anna Maria Sound and looks directly at the island. The perfect place to gather with friends to watch the great sunsets. The community includes three more heated pools, miles of walking and biking trails. New Margaritaville Marina with wet/dry slips restaurants and shops under construction. Bring the boat!
Harborage on Braden River is a condo waterfront community. Amenities include a Resort-style pool and spa, fitness facility, recreation center, nature trails along the Braden River, fishing pier, boat docks, kayak and boat launch and a picnic area. The community is near dining and shopping and short drive to downtown Sarasota for the theater, arts, fine dining. Pet friendly allows 2 medium size pets.
Lakewood Ranch is a master planned community with an array on distinct villages and neighborhoods. Scenic natural surroundings, lively town centers and custom move-in ready homes for every age and stage in your life. Come and live the good life.
Legends Bay is a desirable gated community near the world renowned IMG Academy. Nestled along Sarasota Bay the gated and maintenance free community offers Single Family Homes, Condos with elevator access as well as mansions featuring an old Spanish Revival-style. The community features a clubhouse, social rooms, heated pool with views of the lake, observation pier with stunning views of Sarasota Bay. Minutes to the beaches of Anna Maria Island and the Sarasota international airport.
Residents of Marshalls Landing will enjoy the benefits of a private, gated enclave of only 37 exclusive homes and a location close to restaurants, shopping, gourmet fine dining, Sarasota's new luxury mall, cultural events, I-75 and great schools. Downtown Sarasota and Bradenton, along with the finest beaches, are just a short drive away.
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More Neighborhoods in Bradenton
Perico Island consist of neighborhoods named a Perico BayClub , Perico Shores, Perico Isles and Perico Island Condos. Perico Island border the beautiful and tranquil Robinson Preserve with lots of nature and wildlife. Over 600+ acres of hiking paths and miles of waterways for kayaking and paddle boarding through mangrove forests . The park also offers Kayaking and paddle board . Close to the white sandy Beaches of Anna Maria Island. Can you see yourself living the island life?
Pursuing a healthy lifestyle? Want to live energy efficient? Mirabella at Village Green in North West Bradenton, a 55+ community may be for you. Fully equipped fitness center, bridge games, crafts, book clubs, potlucks, lap pool, pet park and pickle ball All of this with a low monthly fee, featuring villas that are Energy Star and HERS certified.
River Strand Golf and Country Club is a maintenance free community and includes membership to the 27 hole Arthur Hills championship golf course and Country Club, 9 HAR-TRU lighted tennis courts plus on site tennis pro. Amenities are: Two clubhouses, resistance pool, resort style main pool with a tiki bar hut, and a 3,500 sq ft fitness center with separate aerobics room.
River Wilderness and the Isles of River Wilderness are a nautical and golf community with access to the Manatee River and ongoing to the Gulf of Mexico.
Rosedale Golf and Country Club is a wonderful, gated community impeccably maintained with mature trees and landscape. No CDD fees and Club Membership is optional. New Construction available, close to UTC Mall.
Tara Golf and Country Club offers Condos, Villas and Single Family Homes. Great location to all the happenings. Tara is a private Golf Membership Club with other social offerings.
The Inlets is Brenton's premier waterfront community. It consists of three distinctive neighborhoods: Bella Sole, Harbour Walk, and The Reserve.
If you love a boating lifestyle the Inlets are for you. With magnificent homes and a luxury resort ambiance. The Inlets' best feature is the deep water dockage. You can dock up to a 70' boat in your own backyard and launch a canoe or kayak. Take a walk through the tropical landscaping, play tennis or hike the nature trail. All this in an exclusive, gated and secure environment. Conveniently located off of SR 64 within easy drive to the historical downtown of Bradenton, and all the cultural offerings of Sarasota. Short drive to Tampa/St. Petersburg.
University Park Golf and Country Club is an award winning community offering 27 holes of golf, 11 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center and first class dining. Prime location just west of I-75, surrounded by restaurants and the UTC mall and a short drive to downtown Sarasota and area beaches.
Waterlefe Golf & Riverclub"s amenities are abundant: 24-hour guard gate, world class golf, boating, fine dining at the River Club, brand new state of the art fitness center, playground, nature trails, Jr. Olympic pool and tiki bar. Welcome to a wonderful lifestyle!
Bradenton is attracting Visitors from all over the World
Visitor attractions, like the cultural history museum, historic Main Street or the lively Village of the Arts are also one piece of this mosaic, which is called Bradenton. Events and activities add to a busy schedule. The famous “River Walk,” for example, offers concerts, art talks, festivals educational events, art making or living history events. Movies, food, volleyball, yoga, skateboarding, fishing, boating and all kinds of exercise are part of the River Walk.