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Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch, a multigenerational Community

Lakewood Ranch in Florida has evolved from an agricultural track that straddled the Sarasota-Manatee County Line, just east of Sarasota and Bradenton to today’s award-winning 23,000-acre master planned community encompassing all aspects of residential and commercial development.  With 50 square miles Lakewood Ranch is a real town and has currently over 200 shops, restaurants, and cafes arts and entertainment. You will find stylish boutiques, and international restaurants, cinemas year-round festivals and events. Waterside Place, an 8-acre peninsula, is a new neighborhood opening in 2020.  

Lakewood Ranch boasts 22 vibrant neighborhoods 

The 22 villages that makeup Lakewood Ranch offer a variety of lifestyles. From townhomes, single family homes and luxury estates, Lakewood Ranch communities share living space with dramatic landscapes of forest and wetland preserves full of native wildlife. Recreational facilities include Lakewood Ranch Country Club and Athletic Center, 54 holes of championship golf, the Sarasota Cricket Club, nine world-class polo fields and a variety of community parks, lakes and nature preserves.  

Lakewood Ranch Neighborhood Centers 

Residents enjoy multiple neighborhood centers for all their daily needs. Lakewood Walk is located on the corner of Lakewood Ranch Blvd. and State Rd. 70. You will find a Publix with casual dining, a nail salon, banks, an eye doctor, dry cleaner, dentist and a jewelry store.  The Shoppes of Summerfield offers quick and casual dining, banks, AAA and a UPS store. Lorraine Corners features a Walgreen’s, Dunkin Donuts, gas stations, salons, and a Publix us in the future plans. Market Square is located just off University Park with a Publix supermarket surrounded by Chili’s, First Watch, a travel agency, dry cleaner, florist and more.  Main Street at Lakewood Ranch has many more stores and businesses, too many to list here. Noteworthy is a Healthy Living Organic and Natural Market, Fine Wine Tasting and Naples Soap Company, Starbucks and a Sushi Lounge. The Green at Lakewood Ranch features more than two dozen businesses with Earth Fare, a specialty grocery store and LA Fitness.  

Live Music, Farmers Market and Sports 

On the first Friday each month, the community gets together for live music on Main Street. Do you love to go to the Farmers Market? There is one in Lakewood Ranch from December to April. Theatre in the open field, here you don’t need to be inside, just enjoy the outdoors with live performance. If you are a sports fan you come to the right place. The premier sports campus show your favorite local, state and national teams on 23 fields and 140 acres. Play football, soccer, rugby, frisbee and more. 

Walking Trails, Polo and Golf 

For the outdoor enthusiasts, there are miles and miles of trails, along the River, connecting neighborhoods and through nature parks. Bring your four-legged friend and splash away at the dog park. Golfers and Polo players have their playing field right at the Ranch. Polo matches are every Sunday during the winter season. With 130 acres of manicured grounds, Sarasota Polo Club boasts 7 world class polo fields.  

Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch 

Waterside is built around water. Water is life and so the residents of the new village will enjoy seven sparkling lakes with 20 miles of shoreline, preserves. There will be a modern and vibrant lakeside town center, with apartments, restaurants, shops, offices and performing arts with over 300 performances per year.  Pedestrian trails connect to other neighborhoods, Nature Trails, Markets, and a new Lakeside Town center create offer stylish shops and restaurants. 5000 homes will be connected via water taxis and nature trails. The new homes will have stunning lake views and kayaks and canoes will be welcome. A variety of home styles inspired by the tropics will be your choice. 

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