University Park is a premier community located on the border of Bradenton and Sarasota. Noted for its spa-like amenities, championship golf course and fine dining, University Park offers its approximately 27,000 residents an enviable quality of life which has earned the community numerous national awards including "Best Community Design in America" by the National Association of Home Builders.
University Park real estate ranges from maintenance-free and well-priced condos and townhomes to stunning multi-million dollar estates. The proximity to the Mall at University Town Center, the Nathan Benderson Park Rowing Center and a host of many other nearby shops and restaurants makes these neighborhoods the place to be!
Founded in 1991, the location and natural backdrop are unparalleled at University Park Country Club. Voted "Best of the Best" by Sarasota Magazine for 18 years running, the club features 27 holes of championship golf, 11 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The Park Grille & Café is an award-winning dining and banquet destination. A flourishing semi-private membership and countless enthusiastic daily fee players have made University Park County Club the #1 golf course in southwest Florida. More information can be found at www.universitypark-fl.com.
A small neighboring community to the University Park Golf & Country Club, University Place is a newer gated community created in 2001 with just over 400 homes ranging from two to four bedrooms with 1,300 - 3,500 square feet. Four builders built the homes, Neal Communities, Bruce Williams Homes, Inland Homes and Lee Wetherington Homes. The community was built on 150 acres with 15 ponds, a large lake, two nature trails and is home to much wildlife. There are also 2 large community pools. One caters to the children with a mini park and the other to the adults with lap lanes and a hot tub. Residents are allowed up to 3 dogs of any size. There is a nearby park on Cooper Creek Blvd. that has 2 lighted tennis courts a large playground and meadow.
The Palm Aire Country Club opened in 1957 and was originally called The Desoto Lakes Golf Club. It encompasses two 18-hole private golf courses, a fitness center and tennis courts. Memberships range from Social, Seasonal and Full-Time for golfing and tennis. You will find one bedroom condominiums from around $100,000, villas and single family homes. Homes range from 2,000 to over 4,200 sq. ft and are priced from $300,000 to the upper $600,000's.
The newest neighborhood of Treymore is gated. The Carlyle neighborhood has a community pool and tennis courts. Avalon is a gated neighborhood with villa style homes and a community pool. The Golf Pointe neighborhood has a combination of condominiums, villas and maintenance-free single family homes with community pools.
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The Meadows is a large active community with almost 3,450 residences just south of University Park in Sarasota County. It offers 3 golf courses with optional membership, 17 tennis courts, a junior Olympic size swimming pool, 3 restaurants and a Shopping Village including a wellness center. It also has miles of walking and biking trails and a full service fitness center. Building started there as early as 1976 but new homes are still being built in 2017 by John Cannon Homes. Home types range from condos, maintenance-free villas and single family homes with prices from the low $200,000s to over $1 million for new homes, with square footage from 1,500 to almost 4,000 square feet. It is near I-75 and the Mall at University Town Center and the Nathan Benderson Park, home to world-class rowing. Let us help you find the home to match your lifestyle!
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