A Master-Planned "Green" Community
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Lakewood Ranch, an award-winning master-planned community on the southern edge of Manatee County next to the city of Sarasota, Florida, is comprised of a number of individual "villages."
Lakewood Ranch has expanded from the original seven villages and is continues to grown in both size and popularity.
This community offers everything you could want or need to enjoy living on Florida's Sun Coast regardless of your age or income level; beautiful homes, friendly neighbors, gourmet and casual restaurants, top notch schools, unique shopping opportunities, a hospital and a medical facility.
For golfers, the private Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club has three 18-hole courses; Cypress Links, Kings Dunes and Royal Lakes.
The Country Club East neighborhood has its own private 18-hole course. The Esplanade Golf & Country Club offers 18-holes of championship golf and there is also the Legacy at Lakewood Ranch course, an upscale, 18-hole
public golf course.
The community also has a fitness center, 18 lighted tennis courts. The community includes over 150 miles of
sidewalks and trails, community parks, lakes and nature preserves. The Sarasota Polo Club has 9 polo fields and offers classes for those interested as well as weekly matches during the polo season.
The Lakewood Ranch Premier Sports Campus has every field sport under the sun for athletes of all ages and skill.
And, marksmen at all skill level and shotgun enthusiasts test their skills at Ancient Oak Gun Club. There is always a family-friendly event to attend.
Lakewood Ranch includes top-rated elementary and middle schools right within the community.
A few indicators tell the story of what a wonderful place Lakewood Ranch is to live. There are over 3,500 acres of Lakewood Ranch set aside as open or recreational space. And,
Lakewood Ranch is the largest "green-certified" community in the U.S.
Arts & culture play a major role in the Lakewood Ranch lifestyle with many events and festivals occurring virtually every week.
Lakewood Ranch's top-rated schools are one of the primary reasons families choose to live here.