Forest Creek is a Sarasota-area gated community located in Manatee County just outside the Gulf Coast city of Bradenton, minutes away from Interstate 75 and only 40 miles from downtown Tampa.
This lush 135-acre property features an inventory of quality new homes for sale with an 18-acre private lake, a family-oriented recreation center and community park, swimming and fitness facilities, attractive landscaping and unspoiled conservation areas throughout.
Housing options range from comfortable two-bedroom cottages priced in the low $100,000’s to spacious three- and four-bedroom homes designed for maximum enjoyment of Florida’s abundant sunshine and warm year-round temperatures. Send me information now!
Acreage: 135 acres (55 hectares)
Gatehouse: Gated entries assure privacy and security for all Forest Creek residents.
Recreation: A community park located adjacent to the recreation center features a playground, a basketball court, a picnic shelter, abundant trees and well-tended lawns. Another playground and picnic structure are located in a secondary pocket park, with additional pocket parks, trails and conservation areas found throughout the property.
Golf Nearby: The Sarasota-Bradenton area is home to a number of excellent golf courses and instructional facilities, including the Waterlefe Golf & River Club, the IMG Leadbetter Golf Academy and the Bobby Jones Golf Club, a 45-hole municipal course in Sarasota.
Recreation Center: The heart of the community is a spacious private recreation center with a game room and other social and recreational amenities.
Swimming and Fitness: Residents enjoy access to a private fitness center and a community swimming pool with an outdoor kitchen.
Boating and Fishing: Forest Creek encompasses an 18-acre lake with a lakeside gazebo, an observation pier and livery for canoes and kayaks.
Shopping and Dining: The development is convenient to an extensive selection of dining options, commercial services and retail shops, including the nearby Ellenton Premium Outlets shopping center.
Area Attractions: Forest Creek is an ideal location for enjoying western Florida’s many coastal and urban attractions, from the miles of beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches the museums, performing arts and professional sporting events in the Tampa-St. Petersburg metropolitan area. 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 nearby Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton and South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center provide extensive inpatient and outpatient services, including 24-hour emergency care. Additional health care providers are located throughout the Tampa Bay region.
Schools: Forest Creek is located within the Manatee County public school system, one of the state’s largest and most successful districts.
Homes For Sale: Single-family homes are priced from the mid-$100,000s to the mid-$400,000s.