Central Park at Lakewood Ranch is a family-friendly gated community offering an extensive selection of quality new single-family homes for sale within the green-certified master-planned community Lakewood Ranch, located just east of the Gulf Coast city of Sarasota, Florida.
A recipient of the Grand Aurora Award for Best Residential Community Design in the southeast U.S., the property combines single-family homes priced from the mid-$100's, a spacious community park and warm year-round weather with easy access to schools, shopping and the many attractions of the Sarasota and the Tampa Bay regions.
Buyers can choose from a variety of low-maintenance two- to five-bedroom homes spread over six distinctive neighborhoods with lakes, scenic wetland preserves, walking trails and a variety of recreational amenities available on-site. Send me information now!
Acreage: 380 acres (154 hectares)
Gatehouse: Gated entries for all Central Park homeowners.
Tennis: Central Park residents have access to two private outdoor tennis courts located in the community park. More extensive tennis facilities are available at the private Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club.
Golf Nearby: The Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country club located about 10 minutes from Central Park is a full-service private club with three championship golf courses. Additional courses and golf training facilities in the area include the University Park Country Club, the IMG Leadbetter Golf Academy and the Bobby Jones Golf Club, a 45-hole municipal course in Sarasota.
Community Park: A lively 10-acre park at the heart of the community features expansive lawns, a covered pavilion, a splash park, a children’s adventure park, a ball field, tennis courts, two dog parks and a network of walking trails.
Swimming and Fitness: The private Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club provides deluxe members-only swimming and fitness facilities, including a resort-style swimming pool and Junior Olympic lap pool. The Manatee County YMCA is located directly across from the south entrance of Central Park, offering a Fitness Center, Outdoor Heated Pool, Indoor Gymnasium, Group Cycling, Aerobic/Multi Purpose Room, Women & Men Saunas, Kids Zone & Outdoor Pavilion.
Shopping and Dining: A broad array of shops, restaurants and commercial services are located at the nearby Main Street at Lakewood Ranch commercial center and other locations throughout the Sarasota and Bradenton areas.
Area Attractions: Central Park at Lakewood Ranch combines proximity to beautiful Gulf Coast beaches and nature areas with easy access to urban attractions in the Tampa-St. Petersburg metropolitan area, including museums, professional sporting events, performing arts venues and nightlife. The property is less than an hour from downtown Tampa, 90 minutes from Fort Myers and about two hours from Walt Disney World and other Orlando-area theme parks.
Health Care: The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is a modern 120-bed acute care hospital offering 24-hour emergency care and other inpatient and outpatient services about 15 minutes from Central Park. Also nearby are the Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
Schools: Residents have access to top-rated K-12 public education within the Manatee County public school system. BD Gullet Elementary School and Lakewood Ranch High School are both located across the street from Central Park.
Homes For Sale: New two- to five-bedroom single-family homes are priced from the mid-$100,000s to the mid-$400,000s.