Key RoyaleThe 9-hole Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach, Florida is a private golf course that opened in 1960. Designed by Jim Cochran, Key Royale Club measures 2045 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 97 and a 30.1 USGA rating. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels.
Bradenton BeachBradenton Beach is a charming and vibrant community of 1,500 located at the southern end of Anna Maria Island. The Island is located at the southern entrance to Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. We share the island with our sister cities of Holmes Beach and Anna Maria City. Access to Anna Maria Island can be achieved from the mainland (Bradenton) via bridges on Cortez Road or Manatee Avenue or from Longboat Key to the south via the bridge over Longboat Pass. The city boasts miles of uninterrupted supervised public sugar sand beaches on the Gulf side and calm docking and mooring areas on the mangrove lined bay side. You can fish from the popular City Pier, which features a full service Café and where bait is available. Inshore and offshore fishing tours are also readily available from local Guides. There are a number of Parks within city limits, including beachfront with picnic facilities and public restrooms. There are numerous public accesses to the beach. There are also public boat ramps at the county managed Bay Side Park at the southern tip of the city. Bradenton Beach merchants offer a full slate of goods and services including accommodation of every kind, restaurants, bars, retail outlets, real estate and other professional services. The unique shops of Bridge Street in the city's central Historic Old Town district are one of kind! Our city is a gem positioned on the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Laid back, friendly and openhearted we welcome visitors and new residents with equal warmth.
Riverview BoulevardLocated along a stretch of the Manatee River just north of Downtown Bradenton known as the River District, Riverview Boulevard is home to some of the most magnificent waterfront estates in the area. The sprawling historic estates, pristine cottages and modern Mediterranean style homes are all tucked into the mature landscape along this winding riverfront road
The LoopLocated in close proximity to the island beaches, boating and the restaurants and shopping in downtown Bradenton, The Loop is a distinctive gated community in northwest Bradenton known for larger home sites, well maintained residences and mix of older well maintained homes and newer construction all fitting seamlessly in the mature landscape of the area.
Palma SolaThe oldest and most prestigious master-planned community in Manatee County, Palma Sola occupies much of a peninsula that juts from between Palma Sola Bay, Tampa Bay and the Manatee River, offering all the pleasures and beauty of luxurious waterfront living. Winding neighborhood streets showcase an impressive blend of classic and contemporary homes. Many of Palma Sola's original homes date back to the 1920's and 1930's and are still in pristine condition. Home styles offer a tableau of Palma Sola's many different eras. The original early-twentieth century homes are Spanish-style manors, with stucco and barrel-tile roofs. Over the years, newer homes have joined the mix with styles ranging from single-story Florida ranches to elaborate contemporary waterfront mansions.
Hawks HarborA secure, gated community, residents are enveloped in privacy, luxury and serenity inside this exclusive Bradenton neighborhood of Hawk's Harbor. This exclusive community has 54 home sites. All of the homes are new with many of them having desirable water views and private boat slips along the Sarasota Bay. Hawk's Harbor is the essence of upscale tropical elegance. Located in northern Sarasota it is conveniently within minutes of downtown Sarasota and Bradenton.
Tidy IslandWith breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay, Tidy Island is a unique enclave of less than 200 homes just 20 minutes from downtown Sarasota. Homeowners enjoy spectacular views of crystalline waters and lush tropical foliage on this pristine island noted for its privacy, exclusivity and unparalleled scenic beauty. Tidy Island's friendly and casual ambiance offers homeowners an idyllic lifestyle, filled with first-class amenities, including its own 140-acre wildlife and bird sanctuary. Designed with a Caribbean flair, Tidy Island's architecture blends traditional and contemporary features and includes estate homes, luxury townhouses, and extraordinary lagoon villas. All homes have designer kitchens, two or three-car garages, and verandahs. Homes are designed to take advantage of panoramic water views and the cooling trade winds. Landscaping is meticulously maintained to harmonize with the Island's natural beauty.
The InletsJust up the road from Sarasota, off I-75, is where you will find The Inlets, a waterfront treasure and a boater's haven. Gulf of Mexico access from your backyard, deep-water docks make this community extremely popular. Huge hundred-year-old oaks and pines trees are prominent throughout the neighborhood, and the new Hawk Island enclave within The Inlets is a secluded island peninsula of just 29 home sites. Gracious, southern architecture is the prevalent style of home here, and pride of ownership is evident in the meticulous grounds and lush native greenery. All of these features make this a truly special neighborhood.
Heritage HarbourA premier master-planned community located in East Manatee County. A prime riverfront location, Heritage Harbour is more than 2,500 acres of natural beauty, including 200 acres of island in the Manatee River. The residents enjoy a family resort-style life, where amenities such as championship golf, excellent shopping and a Central Park take full advantage of the pristine location. The Heritage Harbour community is made up of three distinct neighborhoods, Stoneybrook, River Strand and Lighthouse Cove. Each with its own personality and amenities, the varied lifestyle choices will match any taste.
Longboat KeyStretching narrowly for twelve sun-drenched miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key provides an ideal beach and bayfront setting for the ultimate Florida lifestyle. Although the island has a permanent population of some 8,000 residents, including retirees and second-home owners, the Key's desirability as a tourist destination can easily triple the population during the height of the winter tourist season. Longboat Key is the only barrier island in the Sarasota area with a golf course. The Longboat Key Club is a private club consisting of tennis and 45-holes of golf. Longboat Key has one main thoroughfare, Gulf of Mexico Drive (State Road 789), which runs north/south, and is connected to the mainland and other barrier islands by a series of bridges. The island is made up of a combination of single-family homes and condominiums that are occupied by those full and part time residents who prefer a condo lifestyle. Tennis and golf enthusiasts will appreciate first class facilities on the island. Longboat Key is a popular destination for visitors from around the world. You are welcomed to a plush island of tasteful luxury and tempting quiet pleasures that cater to all personalities. If you are the athletic type, activities on Longboat Key are endless, shelling, biking, fishing, dining, water sports and rollerblading. Tennis and golf enthusiasts are welcome to take advantage of our first-class Longboat Key Country Clubs. For those seeking a little city life, Longboat Key is only minutes from Sarasota. The city offers many cultural activities from the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Asolo Theater, Ringling Museum, Sarasota Ballet to the Sarasota Opera House. Even closer than downtown Sarasota is world-class shopping on St. Armands Circle, just a bridge away! Longboat Key is host to all the pleasures one could imagine. Bask in the tropical sun, play a round of golf, game of tennis, cocktails by sunset, dinner by candlelight or a performance in the city. So many pleasures, so little time!
Bird KeyNestled between the sparkling Sarasota shoreline and Lido Key is Bird Key, a private, gated enclave of 510 homes. A boater's paradise, Bird Key boasts deep-water canals and a private yacht club. Bird Key is connected to the mainland by the John Ringling Causeway for convenient access to Downtown Sarasota, yet living here feels like being a world away. Here you will find palatial beachfront estates and charming waterfront and off-water homes - but no high-rise condominiums. Bird Key captures the pristine feel of Florida days of old, surrounded by the glistening waters of Sarasota Bay. This private community affords its residents security, boating, tennis, and fine dining at the prestigious Bird Key Yacht Club, one of the finest of its type on Florida's West Coast. Additionally, The Club is a gathering place for residents to be entertained and to socialize to enhance community bonds. Most of the homes on this key were built in the 1960's. However, many of these homes have been torn down for larger, more elegant homes. If you want a new home within a short distance to the beach and downtown Sarasota this would be one of the best locations.