Lakewood Ranch, FL

About Lakewood Ranch

Award Winning, Ranked Number 1 multi-generational community in the U.S. for four years running. This planned community located in southeastern Manatee County and northeastern Sarasota County, Florida, United States consisting of approximately 31,000 acres. It is part of the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

  • Music on Main Street
  • Farmers Market
  • Polo Events
  • Theater
  • Golf
  • Sports Campus
  • Fitness Center
  • Dining and shopping at several plazas
  • Three Town Centers
  • Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
  • Approximately 15 different home builders
  • Waterside Park Shopping and Dining recently opened

Sarasota and Manatee counties in Southwest Florida offer a diverse mix of lifestyle options. There is something for everyone – arts, culture, entertainment and world-class beaches as well as the home ice of the Tampa Bay Lightning, shopping at St. Armand’s Circle to the museums and performance art of Sarasota, as well as equestrian ranches.

Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, County Club West and Country Club East: 54 holes of championship golf and two clubhouses.

Esplanade is located in Lakewood Ranch.

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Image the ideal over-55 community—it’s probably located in a beautiful and affordable area with plenty of additional amenities, home services, and medical care. More importantly, this retirement community most likely boasts attractive and practical homes to ensure a comfortable and relaxing experience in your golden years. Thankfully, this place does exist, and it’s right here in Central Florida! Introducing Lakewood Ranch community, a premier retirement destination for seniors all across the country.

Lakewood Ranch is 50 square miles filled with everything one can imagine: shopping, dining, golf, polo, parks and trails, social clubs, and outstanding year-round events. Waterside Place Shopping and Dining has recently opened. There are 19 different communities and all with exceptional builders and housing designs. And while these homes and communities are designed for the specific needs of individuals over 55, Lakewood Ranch remains a place for all ages. Your children and grandchildren will love spending time at your Lakewood Ranch home, creating invaluable family memories.

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With so much to offer, Lakewood Ranch has homes available for viewing every day. Start living your new lifestyle with us by contacting our friendly Arista Realty Group team today!

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Here are some frequently asked questions about our community. Of course, if you have others, please call us directly at anytime for more information.

Is Lakewood Ranch a 55+ community?

DelWebb and Cresswind are 55+ communities located within the Lakewood Ranch, Fl communities.

Is there more than one Community located within Lakewood Ranch.

There are 19 villages located within Lakewood Ranch.

Is Lakewood Ranch a Golf Community?

There is one public Course and 3 other courses which require membership.

What are the HOA dues?

The HOA dues vary per community, please contact us and we can better assist you with that.

Is Lakewood Ranch kid friendly?

Lakewood Ranch is extremely kids and family friendly with many activities and clubs.

How many schools are in Lakewood Ranch?

There are 15 preschools, 7 public schools, 5 private, and secondary schools and 10 campuses of higher education.

What type of medical facilities are located in Lakewood Ranch area.

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, SMH Care Center at University Parkway, Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytheraphy Research Institute, Premier Surgery Center of Sarasota and  many more.

What type of recreational facilities does Lakewood Ranch have?

Parks and trails surround Lakewood Ranch and some communities have indoor fitness centers and pools.

What is the closest airport?

Sarasota/Bradenton which is 8 miles away.

What is the closest beach?

Lido Key Beach is 14 miles away.  There is also Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Anna Marie Island and many more.

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