About the Area:
Living in Sarasota-Bradenton Florida
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Looking for a unique master-planned community?
Lakewood Ranch is an award winning master planned community located in southeastern Manatee County and northeastern Sarasota County Florida. Choose from 16 villages, each with its own style and amenities. There are resort style pools, parks, shopping and dining. Play golf or use one of the first class sports fields. Not to be missed is the live entertainment downtown. Mugsie can show you new model homes or re-sale homes. Find out more about living in Lakewood Ranch here.
Arts, Culture and Beautiful Beaches
Sarasota is a city south of Tampa on Florida’s Gulf Coast that was once the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. Today, it hosts a number of cultural institutes, notably the Ringling Museum of Art, which showcases old masters and modern art. It’s also the gateway to miles of beaches with fine sand and shallow waters, such as Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach. From retirees to young professionals, Sarasota has many different home communities with something for everyone. Find out more about Sarasota here.
Quiet and family friendly north of the Manatee River
Parrish is about 11 miles from downtown Bradenton and 22 miles from downtown St. Petersburg. It is quickly developing into a popular spot for families with plenty of new development including new schools. It's easy to launch your boat on the Manatee River, or take a bike ride on tree-lined streets. New businesses, restaurants and walkable downtown areas are planned for the near future. Mugsie will take you to all the new neighborhoods or the more established ones to find your new home. More information about Parrish can be found here.
Close to All the Action including Gulf Beaches
Bradenton is a Florida city on the Manatee River, south of Tampa. The South Florida Museum has natural and cultural history exhibits. It also encompasses the Bishop Planetarium and Parker Manatee Aquarium. The nearby Riverwalk park stretches along the water. Galleries, studios and shops occupy colorfully restored 1920s and ‘30s cottages in the Village of the Arts. Mugsie will show you many affordable home options. Find out more about Bradenton here.