Lakewood Ranch Central Park is the newest community within the popular Lakewood Ranch area. Scheduled to open in July 2010, this beautiful area is a true showplace. A beautiful gated community, there will be eight spectacular model homes available during the grand opening for you to peruse and enjoy. Lakewood Ranch Central Park truly has something for everyone.
The outdoor features included in Central Park deserve special mention. Plenty of land was set aside within the community to form a great park system, including habitat areas and preserved wetlands. Whether you are looking for children’s recreational activities, a great jogging path, or just want to play a game of tennis, you will find just what you are looking for in Central Park. It’s the perfect location, whether you are looking for your first home, a place to raise a family, or a great place to retire.
Designed with the family in mind, the area draws much of its inspiration from New York’s Central Park. There are plenty of recreational amenities such as a dog park, covered pavilion, playground, and tennis courts. You’ll find beautiful wide open spaces for walking, playing and just enjoying time with your family. You’ll love how the overall design was conceived to provide easy access to everything you find important in life. It’s also seamlessly integrated into the entire Lakewood Ranch community. The area’s schools, B.D. Gullett Elementary, Nolan Middle, and Lakewood Ranch High, are all top rated and within close proximity. If you have children, you will enjoy how safe the community is. Convenient walkways run throughout the community, providing children with a safe path to visit the parks and other amenities.
You’ll love the relaxed Florida way of life within the Central Park community. You can enjoy the beautiful park-like landscape while maintaining convenient access to the surrounding area. There are plenty of shopping destinations within close proximity to Lakewood Ranch Central Park. Market Square is close by on University Parkway, as is Gateway North on State Road 64. You’ll enjoy small retail shops, luxurious boutiques, and easy access to the Publix supermarkets. Although all of the Lakewood Ranch area is close to these shopping centers, Central Park is the most centrally located. There are also banks, insurance companies, medical offices and an acute-care hospital nearby. Just east of 1-75, the area is within easy driving distance of many of the area’s top employers. The short commute will provide you with more time to spend with your family each day.
There are also plenty of local attractions close to Lakewood Ranch Central Park for your enjoyment. A visit to the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the Mote Aquarium or the Sarasota Jungle Gardens would be a great way to enjoy nature for the afternoon. Children and adults alike can enjoy the Gulfcoast Wonder and Imagination Zone (GWIZ). The Asolo Theatre also provides ample opportunities to enjoy the arts. If golf is more your style, you’ll find numerous nearby courses from which to choose. Central Park is also within easy driving distance from everything the St. Petersburg and Tampa areas have to offer.
You’ll want to explore Brickell Park, Forest Park and Piedmont Park, which were the first villages to make up Central Park. All of these areas offer similar amenities, but vary in regards to the price and square footage. Homes in Brickell Park and Forest Park range from 1,290 to 2,442 square feet. Homes are smaller in Piedmont Park, ranging from 1,040 to 1,509 square feet. Overall, the homes are priced starting in the mid $100,000s. Each neighborhood has its own personality and unique appeal. For example, Forest Park features preserved wetland areas and three lakes. It’s the perfect location if you love the charm of waterfront property. Meanwhile, Piedmont Park is centrally located and is the largest of the three neighborhoods.
Neal Communities, Bruce Williams Homes, Cardel Homes & Lee Wetherington are offering a variety of home styles. Their homes are energy efficient, environmentally friendly, and above all beautiful. You’ll find plenty of real estate for building and great homes for sale in Lakewood Ranch Central Park, whether you are looking for your first home or your next home.
Update 11/26/11 – 3 New Neighborhoods have been completed since this blog post and I wanted to provide specific preconfigured searches for the neighborhoods. These specific areas are:
- Claremont Park – Mid $200Ks
- Gramercy Park – High $200Ks
- Longview Lake Park – Low $300Ks to High $400Ks
Homes are selling fast!!!! Please contact me so we can sit down and discuss your options of Central Park at Lakewood Ranch.
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