I would love to help, if you'll let me.
Teresa M. Fellows
Waterside Realty LLC
There are many places like this in Sarasota. It might be helpful if I knew what price range you would be interested in. They range from the low $100,000's to over a million dollars. Please email me at email@example.com or call me at 941-400-3524 and we can discuss in detail what would be the best choice for you. All my best,
Michael Saunders & Co.
The Leventhal Team
I can match you with an agent that specifically specializes in retirement communities. He knows everything about the amenities, fee's, how negotiable each community is, etc... If you would like me to get you his info just let me know. I believe its more efficient to spend a day looking at properties with someone who is an expert in your need.
Just to chime in on some of the other comments, I think you would be remiss not to have a look at communities such as Lakeshore Village and Venetian Falls. These are both communities that I have had recent sales in and I think they would fit the bill for what you are looking for. The prices in some of these 55+ communities are unbelievable. They are often less than $100 per square foot. Best of luck in your search and if I can be of further service let me know.
If you would like a fairly comprehensive list of the registered 55+ communities in the Sarasota area, please visit this web site that is provided by the state of Florida: http://fchr.state.fl.us/housing_directory/search/Sarasota/County/0 . You'll find numerous options in various locations around Sarasota county. A simple Google search should then lead you to web sites for some of the communities, where you will be able to learn more about them.
I hope that this information and the information posted by other Realtors has been helpful to you. Please keep in mind that it is difficult for us to provide you with comprehensive answers on an internet forum. It will be very beneficial for you to pick up the phone and contact a Realtor who can discuss your needs and interests in detail, and then provide you with the information that you need to make a wise choice. There are several of us here on this forum who would be happy to assist you, and I hope that you will choose one of us. I'm confident that any of us would do a great job for you.
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
423 St. Armands Circle
Sarasota, FL 34236
Congratulations on deciding on the Sarasota area for your future home. There are many 55+ communities but none any newer or with better amenities than Venetian Falls. The community offers single family homes and attached villas constructed by Centex Builders.
With the majority of homes being constructed in the 2005-2006 era you will find up to date building designs and floor plans. This is a gated community featuring a state of the arts Clubhouse that puts you in the mood of being on vacation in a five-star resott.
Venetian Falls is conveniently located near airports, health care facilities, beaches, shopping, social & Cultural activities etc. Is you are seriously considering Sarasota County, this is not a community to be over looked.
We would b happy to provide additional information about this or other Venice area 55+ options.
Susan& Bill Eckler
Michael Saunders & Company
A quick search of available properties in communities for older persons (over 55) indicates there are homes available in the Hammocks, Siesta Harbor (condo), Strathmore, Tallywood, Village in the Pines and Lake Tippecanoe. All ot these areas have facilities geared towards the over 55 buyer so it is up to you to decide which will offer the most for your particular life style. However, I am prompted to say that Sarasota, as a whole, has many other lovely communities not designated over 55 that offer superlative amenities for their home owners. I would suggest a meeting to discuss your particular needs followed by a short tour of some of these great areas.
You can reach me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 941-504-3404.
Roxanne Mooore, Realtor
Re/Max Anchor Realty