Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch: Florida living at its best

Lakewood Ranch, an award winning 5500-acre master planned community, is approximately 25 minutes northeast of downtown and has easy accessibility to all facilities needed in your daily life.

The Lakewood Ranch provides all the components needed to enrich one’s life.  With a place to shop, work, play and live, here is the perfect place to enjoy Florida living at its best.

The selection of entertaining activities is endless because half of Lakewood Ranch is set aside for open space and recreation.  The nature preserves and community parks are open to all. The lakes in the Ranch vary in size from the smallest fishing ponds to a 180-acre body of water.

Since pedestrian trail systems are virtually found everywhere, both residents and visitors of Lakewood Ranch could bike, jog, walk, skate and ride their scooters from one place to another on miles of connecting pathways.

Lakewood Ranch has its own well-known 18-hole championship Legacy Golf Course. The Athletic Club offers two swimming pools, one for lap uses and the other for recreational purposes.

In Lakewood Ranch, excellent learning opportunities from elementary school up to college are available within walking distance. Three of the County’s top public schools are located at Lakewood Ranch.

The Lakewood Ranch High School, opened in 1998, is the secondary-level school to be built in Manatee County. With its modern facilities, it has become an innovative school for others to follow.

With a wide range of college education choices, students are privileged in choosing the right school to match their major of study. Manatee Community College, Keiser College, University of South Florida, New College and Manatee Technical Institute are all but a short drive away from Lakewood Ranch.

Providing convenience to all its residents, facilities such as groceries, retail stores, hospital facilities, banks, shopping malls, and the international airport have been carefully planned by its developers to ensure that your every need could be grasped within reach.

The Lakewood Ranch is divided into five villages, two of which are securely gated neighborhoods. Within each village has a variety of elegant single-family homes built by the top builders in the County as a wide range of prices.

Today, there are approximately 1,800 homes in Lakewood Ranch. Majority of these homes have square footages that range from a thousand to 12,000 square feet.

Known as a self-sufficient community, Lakewood Ranch stands proud to hold the best facilities, top education opportunities, carefully planned neighborhood and real estates, a variety of recreational activity choices, breathtaking environmental scenarios and one of the finest golf courses in the County.

Lakewood Ranch, establishing itself as a separate community, brings into its area all of the appealing things Florida have to offer.

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