This master planned community in South Sarasota stretches over 10,000 acres.
The community is actually comprised of many subdivisions, ranging from 1 bedroom condos to luxurious mansions on the golf course.
Palmer Ranch has sidewalks lining every street, and has been developed in such a way that the overwhelming impression as you drive through - is GREEN.
Attractive landscaping and a high standard of housing design, which keeps homes largely hidden behind trees and landscaped berms, combine to make this area an oasis.
No commercial development is allowed within its borders; Palmer Ranch is purely residential.
The Sarasota real estate buyer soon discovers the incentive beyond the beauty on Palmer Ranch - the community is strategically located only 4 miles from the south causeway to world famous Siesta Key.
It is a quick 15 minute ride to be in the heart of Sarasota's downtown and gorgeous bayfront.
With one of the highest rated school combinations in Sarasota (Ashton Elementary, Sarasota Middle School and Riverview High School), families flock to Palmer Ranch.
Although there are no commercial interests inside the borders, everything is close by.
Shopping and dining is ample; the renovated shopping mall with its new 12 screen movie theater sits within minutes, and a state of the art YMCA, complete with waterparks for the kids, sits right at the border.
Sarasota real estate doesn't get any more convenient than this.
The Legacy Trail and the Imagine School are two of the newest additions to our area.
The Legacy Trail is a bike/walking path currently stretching over 17 miles replacing the old railroad tracks.
Heavily wooded on either side and protected from traffic, this is a scenic and popular way to enjoy Florida weather - from moms with strollers to athletes training for the marathon.
The Imagine School is a charter magnet school that just opened on the northern border of Palmer Ranch, giving parents an opportunity to more actively participate in their students academic life.
Buyers of Sarasota real estate have many options, but Palmer Ranch is a popular choice.
I should know.
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