Even if you have never been to Palmetto, there is a good chance that you know what it looks like from films such as Wind Walkers, The Perfect Storm and the eponymous Palmetto starring Elisabeth Shue and Woody Harrelson. When filmmakers wish to create scenes depicting the laid-back Old Florida lifestyle, they know Palmetto will not let them down.
Highland Homes, an up-and-coming residential developer based in Central Florida, is the builder at Amber Glen in Palmetto. This neighborhood offers a collection of stylish single-family residences located about 3.5 miles northeast of Downtown Bradenton. Palmetto is one of the most scenic, picturesque and family-friendly towns in Manatee County, and home buyers are being lured here by the prospect of new and spacious construction opportunities at lower prices.
There are more than a dozen floor plans to choose from at Amber Glen; the architectural style improves upon the Mediterranean revival design, and each model includes luxury details and other nice touches to make home life truly enjoyable. The Oleander II floor plan features a breakfast bar as well as a nook with a view of the patio, the foyer leads into a spacious great room that connects with the lanai, and the master bedroom has his-and-her vanities as well as a garden tub.
Pricing at Amber Glen starts under $225K, considerably less than properties listed closer to Bradenton. Even a floor plan such as the Williamson, which offers four bedrooms and three full bathrooms built on 2,428 square feet under air conditioning, can be purchased for less than $228K. Highland Homes allows new construction clients to choose from various interior design packages to customize their properties.
Amber Glen will particularly appeal to families looking for a wholesome lifestyle. A few historical attractions and sites are located close to the neighborhood: the Florida Railroad Museum, Gamble Plantation and Manatee Village are all reminders of what life was like in the Old Florida days. Other nearby attractions include golf courses, nature preserves, stables, horse riding academies, and the Ellenton Premium Outlets mall. Driving to the beaches of Anna Maria Island takes about 30 minutes.
Homes for Sale at Amber Glen in Palmetto
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