A picturesque island community located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Rive Isle Golf & Nautical Estates features premier waterfront homes and homesites with views of natural preserves, harbors, lakes and the tranquil waters of the Manatee River. This private 500-acre master-planned community caters to golfers and boaters alike. Of the 178 homesites within the community, 157 homesites offer backyard docks for direct access to the Gulf, without the inconvenience of boatlifts. For preserve-view homes, community docks are just a short stroll nearby.
Residents of Rive Isle have the option to become one of only 300 select Charter members at the River Wilderness Golf & Country Club- one of the area's most exclusive and private clubs. Rated among the Top 50 Florida courses by Florida Golfer magazine, the club's championship golf course is part of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System, and blends the property's natural beauty with an abundance of wildlife. Additional club amenities include tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a Junior Olympic-sized swimming pool with cabana area and an elegant restaurant, lounge and banquet facilities. Send me information now!
Acreage: 550 acres (220 hectares)
Gatehouse: 24-hour, manned gatehouse
Club Structure: A variety of golf, fitness and social memberships are available at the River Wilderness Golf & Country Club.
Golf: 18-hole, par 72 championship course designed by renowned golf course architect Ted McAnlis. Stretching over 7,000 yards from the longest tee box, this challenging course has recently undergone extensive renovation and features all new TifEagle greens.
Boating: Recreational boaters living in Rive Isle enjoy direct access to the Gulf of Mexico and the Tampa Bay, as well as an extensive internal lake and harbor system that connects directly to the river without the need of a lift system.
Fishing: An ideal base for angling enthusiasts, the waters of Manatee County are renowned as fertile fishing grounds, teeming with pompano, flounder, and redfish, while grouper, tarpon, mackerel and kingfish abound in the Gulf waters.
River Lodge: Overlooking the Manatee River, the River Lodge serves as a community meeting place for waterfront gatherings and includes boat docks for guests, as well as launch sites and kayak facilities.
River Wilderness Golf & Country Club: Optional charter membership to the River Wilderness Golf & Country Club includes unlimited golf with no greens fees, summer reciprocal golf privileges, priority club reservations, and the use of all club facilities: golf, tennis fitness center, pool and clubhouse.
Area Attractions: With a mild year-round climate, Manatee County is best known for its Gulf beaches and laid-back Florida lifestyle. The area is home to a multitude of parks, recreation areas and public beaches and is the Spring Training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team. Cultural pursuits include live theater, a vibrant arts district, ballet, concerts, and an acclaimed art museum.
Health Care: Residents have easy access to three major hospitals as well as a wide range of public health-care services and privately operated walk-in clinics.
Location: Bordering the north shore of the historic Manatee River in the heart of Florida's beautiful Suncoast, Rive Isle is centrally located in Manatee County within convenient driving distance to Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota and is only minutes from the gulf beaches.
Lots For Sale: Lots at Rive Isle are sized up to one acre and feature panoramic views of the Manatee River, harbors, lakes and nature preserves; priced from $125,000 to $500,000.
Homes For Sale: Select from fine Southwest Florida luxury homebuilders: Peregrine Homes, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, John Cannon Homes and Vernon Homes, each with beautifully furnished models; priced from $499,000 to over $3 million. Several inventory homes are also available.