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compared to 32% rented, while
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This condo is ready for you! Welcome home to this condo in a highly desirable 55+ community. This condo has nice open floor plan. The kitchen"”complete with a pantry and breakfast bar"”flows nicely into the dining room and living room. The master suite features it's own bathroom and a walk-in closet as well as an additional closet space. This community offers amenities such as a clubhouse, pool and laundry facilities all conveniently located just across the street from the unit. Other offerings of this community include a shuffleboard court, picnic tables and grills. This wonderful condo is located close to a golf course, close to public transportation and a short drive to the beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island. Don't miss your chance to own this wonderful condo...schedule your showing today.
Cortez Villas...Welcome to Florida living! Now you can own a 2BR 1BA plus DEN condo in one of Bradenton's most popular 55+ communities right in the heart of West Bradenton. Let's talk about this great Florida home with extra DEN that has a closet and bi-fold doors that will convert to a 3rd bedroom if needed. Spacious eat-in kitchen with washer/dryer room and walk-in pantry. Bath has a remodeled walk-in shower. Front windows have been replaced with impact windows and allow for great natural light. The AC and hot water heater are 4 years old. Roof replaced in 2020 by condo association. Glass enclosed lanai off the kitchen has new blinds. Walk out the lanai to a patio area that is ideal for grilling, sunning, plants, and a table and chairs. Community is centrally located to meet all your needs. Across the street is a popular public golf course, short walk or ride to dining, grocery shopping, banking, retail stores, movie theatre, and much more. The sunsets on the beach or a day on Anna Maria Island is a 15 minute drive. Walk or short drive to Bray park to walking trails, tennis, pickle-ball, swimming, fitness center, and gymnasium. Cortez Villas has an active clubhouse were you can make new friends while gathering around the heated pool. Clubhouse has full kitchen for events, billiards, library, and TV area. Seller is providing an American Home Shield Warranty for your convenience and peace of mind. Call today for a private showing.
Fixer Upper or Tear Down Home For Sale! This home needs everything from the outside to the inside. This home is in city limits of Bradenton. It offers .24 of land and has public utilities. Come check out your next investment home today!
Single family home near beach access . Partially fenced back yard . Tile floors and granite counter tops . Back third of the one car garage has been converted into a den . New AC .
This home is casual and elegant and looks like it's fresh out of the pages of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. It is perfectly positioned on a large lot with Southern exposure and long lake views visible from the moment you step in and from most of the rooms. Live large in this well-kept four bedroom, three bath home. Homes by Towne built this home and the quality and details include crown molding, plantation shutters, 42" cabinets, stainless steel appliances, abundant counter space, a gas stove, large pantry and detailed beadboard paneling in the breakfast bar and eat-in nook. The family room is light and bright with high coffered ceilings and surround sound. There is plenty of room in and out. You and your loved ones will make memories here and enjoy the covered lanai and heated salt water pool & spa. The owner's suite is a peaceful place with a sitting area, double tray ceilings, crown molding, plantation shutters, walk in closet and a bath with two vanities and a large garden tub. Built safe and sound this home comes with a security system, a central vacuum system, an updated air conditioning system in 2016, pool pump in 2017 and appliances in 2015. You will appreciate the oversized 3 car garage with an access door & sink. The washer and dryer is included and the laundry area has cabinets and beadboard paneling. This home can be purchased with or without furniture which is fairly new and gently used. Greyhawk Landing is a sought-after community with good schools, a guard gate, tremendous amenities and VERY LOW HOA fees. As soon as you enter the gates you are surrounded by serene nature. Over half of of Greyhawk Landing is preserved open space and a managed wildlife habitat. The amenities include two pool areas to include one with water play area, pickleball, tennis, basketball, two playgrounds, fitness center, clubhouse, miles of walking & biking trails, fishing dock, soccer & baseball fields. This vibrant community hosts many events year! Conveniently located just North of Lakewood Ranch and minutes from beaches, airports, shopping, dining and I-75.This is truly Florida living at its best.
This adorable first floor condo is located in a quiet Bradenton neighborhood minutes from everything! Fully upgraded 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo at Garden Walk. The large 700 sq.ft unit has porcelain tile in the entire house. Nice upgrades can be seen throughout the condo; great kitchen cabinets with granite countertop and brand new A/C, newer water unit are noticeable. The bedroom is large with plenty of closet space. It is a great investment property without rental holding period. Garden Walk has all the amenities that you are looking for: gym, club house, pool. It is centrally located and just blocks away from State College of Florida, IMG, SRQ and downtown of Bradenton & Sarasota. Come and get it before it is gone. No age restrictions, no waiting period for rentals. No pet restrictions. This community is eligible for SHIP program of Manatee County.
Gorgeous 2 bedroom 2 bath 2 car garage home in Manatee Oaks. Built in 1993 this block home features a nice open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, and a nice fenced backyard with mature trees. New outside paint and new landscaping. This home has an entry foyer with an entry closet, both bedrooms have a large walk-in closet. The masters bedroom has an oversized bathroom with room for a second vanity to be installed. The 2nd bath opens to both the breakfast nook and guest bedroom. The laundry closet is handy in the kitchen which features a pantry closet and eating bar. The covered lanai highlights the lush greenery of your fully fenced backyard with plenty of space for a pool or to have fun with family, friends and pets. Across the street there is green area with a lake. The location is great with easy commute to shopping, restaurants, beaches, US301 & I-75. Low HOA fee & No CDD fees.
Give yourself the gift of "Florida".First floor condo in the well-maintained community of Burgundy close to shopping, bus lines, restaurants and more! Enclosed/enclosed porch overlooking Heather Hills golf course in a quiet neighborhood with mature landscaping. Amenities for your relaxation include heated pool, tennis courts and clubhouse. This 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment has tile flooring throughout the unit. The light and airy master bedroom has a large closet and private access via large sliders to screened Lanai. Granite with stainless steel appliances in kitchen Master bath also has granite and glass shower doors. Ceiling fans in living room and two bedrooms. Easy and hassle-free access with an assigned parking spot right outside your door. invited families. NO age restrictions. Low maintenance costs. Owner may have one pet up to 35 lbs. Just ten miles from the beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island.
Great cozy little home a stones throw from Manatee Elementary. New range and refrigerator, HVAC and water heater less than two years hold. Ceramic tile throughout the house with updated bathrooms. This is perfect for a first home or an investment home. Huge backyard with a fruiting Mango tree in the back! Conveniently located near 64/Manatee Ave with the ability to get to wherever you need to easily and quickly. Come check out this steal of a deal! More pictures coming!
This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom lakefront home is move in ready and neutrally decorated. A Great Room floor plan with split bedrooms, this home feels more spacious than the Sq Ft would suggest, as there is not wasted space, and everything is functional. All areas have either laminate flooring of tile, which makes it ideal for low maintenance, allergies or potential rental home. The kitchen has a beautiful solid surface counter with formed sink. Four bedrooms are perfect for larger families, renting, entertaining or could be converted into a den, office space or man cave. This home features the builder optional huge rear lanai. There is plenty of space out back to add a pool. The rear exposure is west so wonderful sunsets are assured over the lake behind home. Sabal Harbour has low HOA fees that include community pool, tennis courts, basketball and play areas. Location is excellent, being within a short drive of the UTC Mall, I-75 for commuting and a choice of award-winning beaches.
Location, Location, Location!!! Enjoy Wide Water Views of Lake Uihlien from this 5th Floor CORNER Condominium right INSIDE of Lakewood Ranch Main Street's walkable Town Centre! Restaurants, Shopping, Movies and all of Lakewood Ranch's Sponsored Events are right outside this walk, don't drive, Gated Enclave!!! The Modern (built in 2018) and Upgraded Interior Floorplan, located in the heartbeat of the Most Successful Multi-Generational Planned Community in America, will CHECK EVERY BOX!!! The Practical, Functional and Efficient 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Floorplan features a Current & Open Design with a 29' Balcony/Lanai with Sweeping Lake Views that is sure to please both Budget & Lifestyle but is Rarely Available due to its location & demand!! From Upscale Curb Appeal to the Solid Resort Style, Amenity Rich community of WATERFRONT AT MAIN STREET, this Condominium Home delivers Big in Interior Living Space and Protected Under Building Garage Parking & Deeded Storage Room!! The home features a Large, Open Kitchen, Spacious Great Room & Dining Area, Spacious "lakeside" Master Suite, Tile Flooring throughout, and is further enhanced by the Natural Light provided by its Prime Corner Unit location!!! Attractive White Cabinetry w/ Quartz Countertops + Double Ovens + Plantation Shutters + Custom Closets and other Upgrades + the Overall Quality & Values of units in Waterfront at Main Street + the 25 Years Plus of Unwavering Excellence that is Lakewood Ranch, and frankly... this offering simply becomes ... Unmatched!!!
Stunning, bright, and spacious BRAND NEW & NEVER LIVED-IN 5-Bedroom | Bonus Room | Pool & Spa Home in Polo Run situated on a water and preserve view lot with tons of privacy. Polo Run is the only solar community in Lakewood Ranch and is highly amenitized!!! Fences are allowed. ***SPECIAL UPGRADES INCLUDE: Over a quarter-acre lot, Glass Front Door with Side Lighting & Transom Window, Kitchen equipped with GE Stainless Appliances, Built-In Wall Oven & Microwave, Under Cabinet Lighting, Undermount Sink, Trash Pull-Out, & Range Hood, Granite Countertops and Shaker Cabinets Throughout, Master Suite with 2 Walk-In Closets, View of the Water, and EnSuite Bath with Split Vanities, Garden Bath, and Separate Shower Stall, Brick Pavered driveway and lanai, Heated Pool & Spa, Crown Molding, Gutters, Solar Panels (Leased & Required by Community), Water & Preserve Private Views, Green Home. ***HOA COVERS: Community Pool, Basketball Courts, Gym/Fitness Center, Yoga Studio, Playground, Clubhouse, Yard Maintenance, Pickleball, Bocce Ball, Dog Park & Gates. ***LOCATION: Centrally located. Easy access to UTC and Downtown Lakewood Ranch shops and restaurants. Grocery store right around the corner. Minutes to shopping, restaurants, gyms, salons, bars, downtown Lakewood Ranch, Waterside, Downtown Sarasota, Sarasota International Airport, and the top rated beaches in the country. Airports within an hour's drive or less (without traffic): SRQ, PIE, and TPA
Waterfront living at its best! Perfectly located in the premier boating community of The Inlets at Riverdale, this 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bathroom + den/office pool home features your own private Trex fresh water boat dock with direct saltwater access to the Manatee River and just 30 minutes to the Gulf of Mexico. Boat to some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida right from your own home! As you enter the home you are greeted with over 3,000 sq ft of living space. The foyer, formal living and dining room space invite you into an open concept kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and breakfast nook and great room with double-height ceilings. In addition, the owner's retreat is located conveniently on the first floor with walk-in closets, large master bathroom with jetted tub and oversized walk-in shower. Also located on the first floor is the den/office and half bath for guests. Upstairs boasts a large loft space, outdoor crows nest retreat, bedrooms 2 & 3 with a jack and jill bathroom and bedroom 4 with an en suite bathroom. With high ceilings and plenty of windows that provide natural light and stunning views of the pool and canal your tropical oasis awaits. Step outside onto your screened lanai with heated saltwater PebbleTec paved pool with its own rock waterfall. Plenty of outdoor space for dining, lounging and entertaining with room for an outdoor kitchen. Mature landscape allows for privacy while you enjoy your beautiful outdoor space. The home welcomes you with beautiful mature palm trees that add to the Floridian coastal vibe with paved driveway, Porte cochere and 2 car garage. Recent updates on the home include its metal roof (2014), two new AC units (2021), PebbleTec resurfaced pool and tankless water heater. With no CDD fees and low HOA fees this home is located in an established neighborhood in an unbeatable location just 5 minutes to I-75, easy access to international airports, national sports venues, fine dining, the arts, world-class fishing, golfing and shopping. Top rated beautiful sandy beaches and fantastic weather. Let the entertaining begin! OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, 8/7/22 FROM 1-4 PM.
Sharply priced home in the quiet enclave of Oakbrooke. Spacious 2Bd, 2Ba + Den with a great floor plan, this home has greenspace and the River Club golf course at the rear of the property adding to your quiet enjoyment. This home is significantly priced below neighboring properties for sale as much of the home is original construction and equipment aside from newer appliances and kitchen countertops. In-ground spa at rear lanai is inoperable and needs new heater, pump, etc. Fantastic location close to all the amenities of Lakewood ranch, LWR high school, & University Town Center. If you're willing to tackle the updating, this home can turn into a great investment vs. comparable homes in the neighborhood. Priced to sell.
Professional Photos Coming. Relish a tranquil setting and pleasant living in the beautiful community of Harmony in Lakewood Ranch. This two-story, 3 bedroom/2.5 Bath Home with gorgeous Lake Views features a Spacious Kitchen and Great Room concept layout. The lovely kitchen features granite countertops, espresso cabinets, and island seating. Enjoy the roomy open floorplan which is perfect for everyday living and entertaining with abundant natural light and stunning lake views from the Great Room/Dining areas. Retreat to the cozy owner's suite with serenity views and en-suite bathroom with double sink vanity, espresso cabinetry, and walk-in shower. There are two additional full bedrooms with gorgeous lake views and a full bath making this the perfect home. Harmony of Lakewood Ranch is situated amongst beautiful landscaping, walking/biking trails & offers a State-of-the-art gym, Resort-style pool, Clubhouse , Picnic area, & fully fenced Playground. Lakewood Ranch is the Top Master-planned selling community in the nation and offers A-rated schools, great shopping, fine dining, sports, entertainment & more! Close to I-75 & Easy drive to the world class Beaches!
Bradenton Townhouse centrally located two bedroom, one and a half bath is located behind the gates of Sabal Key, with a view of the pond. Commuting to the City of Sarasota or Bradenton is very quick easy from this location just minutes to I-75. Master bedroom has large windows and an en-suite bathroom plus ample closet space. The kitchen has plenty of counter space and pantry closet. There is a conveniently located laundry closet with the washer and dryer being included. The tiled lanai has a storage closet. Resort Style Pool, Tennis courts, Playground, Basketball Courts and a large Activity field. This HOME is PRISTINE. It won't last! The liberal rental policy makes this a good investment or second home. Pets are allowed!
4 Bedroom, 3.5 bathrooms, 2700+ SF Furnished villa inside gated Academy Park Villas, the closest residential community to main entrance IMG Academy. Features include all hard flooring, tile or vinyl, plantation shutters, 2022 HVAC, 2018 hot water heater, custom shelving in Master huge walk in closet, tile flooring on screen porch facing wooded privacy. Kitchen has lots of cabinets, island, eat in space, and work desk. Villa boasts tall ceilings, large bedrooms, and good natural light. Community pool and across the street from Legacy Hotel for food/drink, and down sidewalk for easy access to IMG entrance.
Turnkey Furnished and FABULOUS! Professionally decorated with everything in place so all you need to do is move in and start living the Florida Dream... This particular condominium is the CAROLINA MODEL with three true bedrooms and two bathrooms boasting full Manatee River views and year round sunsets. Rarely available and ready for new owners. Tidewater Preserve is Southwest Florida's premier boating community. Three community pools, two fitness centers, kayak and canoe launch, tennis courts, two clubhouses, and a friendly and beautifully maintained community. Smart home with Ruckus router controlling lighting, thermostat, front door and more. Breathtaking waterfront views from living area and master suite and sunsets year-round. Super pet-friendly development and lanai has a door for easy access to take out pets! Kitchen has Quartz countertops and Island! Pantry storage and additional hall closet allow every cook the space they need. Your open space living area flows for perfect entertaining. Your Primary bedroom is a retreat that boasts a full River view, an en-suite bath, plus two walk-in closets. Your guest area has a large dual sink vanity with shower/tub combo and plenty of space with private access from both guest room and hall. A third flexible room offers additional bedroom, office, or whatever you need. Closet space abounds. Separate laundry room with storage eases space concerns. There is an adjacent outside storage unit steps from your door to store bikes, golf clubs, and overflow belongings. Come and see what you can enjoy in sunny Florida. Within 15 minutes of Sarasota airport (SRQ) and 45 minutes of Tampa International (TPA). This home could be either your primary residence or winter home in a highly sought-after community that still has affordable marina space where your boat can be accessible and secure. There is currently a wait list for boat slips. The listing agent also owns a unit in the complex and would love to give you a tour!
This lovely unit is tucked away in the back where the chirping of the birds and the sighing of the trees are the peaceful sounds you will hear when you are sitting outside having a fresh cup of coffee in the morning, or enjoying a lovely glass of wine watching the sunset in the evening. The small intimate neighborhood has no age restrictions and is perfect for your full-time residence or a dream come true tropical vacation home. The location couldn't be better, as it's only 8 ½ miles from the white sands of Cortez Beach. Truly an open concept floor plan, the home has been tastefully updated and includes new granite countertops, new refrigerator, fresh neutral colors throughout, wood look easy to care for flooring, DOUBLE HUNG VINYL IMPACT WINDOWS, IMPACT SLIDERS TOO! The split floor plan features 2 Bedrooms and 2 full Bathrooms with a Den/Florida Room that also has a roomy closet. The Primary Bedroom has French Doors leading to the Florida Room/Den and the shower has been redone and features a glass door, there is an updated sink, updated hardware and new toilet. The Great Room also has French Doors leading to the Florida Room/Den, and the home has a BIG indoor laundry room with built in cabinets. The guest bathroom and bedroom are located well away from the Primary Bedroom/Bath so your guests are ensured privacy (new toilet in the guest bathroom too!). You will appreciate the large amount of windows that allow the soft Florida sunshine to brighten up each room, and there are Hunter remote operated ceiling fans, updated doors, and lighting. The AC unit has a new motor, fan, and blades (2021) and the hot water heater was replaced in 2018. Two fenced courtyards. a lovely area to garden in, and a lush green belt behind the home give you the space and privacy to truly enjoy your time at home. The seller is leaving the Rubbermaid type storage container for the buyers convenience. There is also an assigned covered parking spot and ample guest parking. Seller has indicated new roofs are coming as well (buyer must verify). Courtyard Square is centrally located in West Bradenton between Downtown and the Beaches, with all your favorite must have places for dining, services, etc just minutes away. Want to stay home but still enjoy the water? The community has heated pool plus a clubhouse. Enjoy reasonable monthly fees, NO CDD FEE! At Courtyard Square, everything you want, and need is just minutes away. But remember, if you hesitate, this beautiful and thoroughly modern move-in ready Villa will be gone!
Ever dreamt of having your own shuffleboard court? Make that dream a reality with this home! This home has great bones and square footage, all it needs is a little updating to make it your own. Open floor plan with plenty of square footage in the living areas without compromising on the bedrooms. Indoor laundry with a dedicated workshop in the garage. Use your imagination with what this home could be!
Just under 5 miles to Anna Maria Island, this beautifully upgraded home is situated in a peaceful and serene 55+ community! This impeccably maintained home that opens into a bright open floor plan with an island feel is beautifully decorated and has a built in partition that is easily tucked away to make more room for entertaining or made privately for your guests, it is impressively designed to maximize space that accommodates any lifestyle. The master bedroom has an air conditioned sun-room that can be used as an office, craft room or just a private get away to read a good book. The kitchen has a desirable layout, a breakfast dinette nook, plenty of cabinetry, and ample storage and counter space for entertaining. Your living experience outside is just as imposing and offers an active community and well cared for grounds so that you can live the maintenance free life. Choose your private patio area in the front or back of the home surrounded by a tropical setting or just enjoy the quietness of what nature has to offer. Located near the most desirable amenities, popular beaches, abundant shopping, and restaurants . You will just need to bring your clothes, toothbrush and a swimsuit and get ready to enjoy the vacation lifestyle.
Turnkey furnished, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 2 car garage, like new townhome located in the heart of Lakewood Ranch! As you enter through the front door, you're greeted by a large open concept floor plan, tray ceilings with recessed lighting, and stunning 12x24 Milan floor tiles. The main level features a convenient powder bath for guests, custom entryway closet, and a large kitchen island for entertaining. Sliding glass doors lead out to the screened in private lanai complete with landscaped backyard. Upstairs you'll find the ideal split floor plan. On one side, the master bedroom features tray ceilings, lots of natural light, a HUGE walk-in closet, and a spacious en suite bathroom with double sinks. On the other side, you'll find 2 generous sized bedrooms with another full bathroom. Harmony at Lakewood Ranch is in the ideal location, close to downtown Lakewood ranch, Waterside Place, and University Town Center and amenities include walking/biking trails, fitness center, resort style pool, and clubhouse. Close to I-75 and world class Gulf beaches. Lakewood Ranch offers "A'' rated schools. Book your showing now!
WELCOME HOME. This beautifully appointed home found in the highly desired golf community of Stoneybrook at Heritage Harbour, has plenty of space for the whole family! Come enjoying lake views from this gorgeous 3 bedroom 2 bath home with separate office space, situated on a large corner lot in this luxurious Gated Golf Community. From the moment you enter the front door you will feel at home! From the open, airy feel of the formal dining room with high tray ceilings, wrapped in Crown molding to the cozy reading nook this house says, "Welcome Home." The Crown molding is found throughout, along with wonderful upgrades like wood floors, granite countertops, maple cabinets and lanai sliders, all adding to the character & beauty of this home. Family and friends will appreciate the private upstairs bonus room with stunning sunset lake views. You can even enjoy the same scenery while relaxing on you private screened in lanai. The Amazing, Hassle-free, Resort-Style heated pool & Amenity Center is a literal stones throw away. Want to workout? You can enjoy the well equipped Gym or a plethora of other activities like: pickleball, tennis, sand volleyball, basketball, shuffleboard, corn hole, playground, bocce ball, and the list goes on! Golf carts are welcomed in this community too. Shopping, restaurants and health care are not far either. Centrally located, this home would be great for travelers who wants to have easy access to I-75, I275, Tampa, Sarasota, St. Petersburg and several International Airports.
Welcome to this beautifully upgraded home situated in a private setting overlooking the water in a peaceful and serene setting! The home is located at the end of a cul-de-sac with an open and spacious side yard for entertainment. Enjoy your tour in this impeccably maintained home that opens into warm and inviting spaces where there's plenty of room to entertain. This charming waterfront home is a beautifully decorated split floor plan that is impressively designed to maximize space that accommodates any lifestyle. The home has an expansive living room and dining room combination overlooking a sunroom with mature landscaping peering through the covered lanai. The kitchen has much to celebrate with its desirable layout, a breakfast dinette nook, plenty of cabinetry, and ample storage and counter space for entertaining. Your living experience outside is just as imposing and offers a tranquil oasis for everyone to indulge and pamper themselves. Choose your private patio area, and take a dip in the heated spa surrounded by a tropical setting or just enjoy the quietness of what nature has to offer. Located near the most desirable amenities, popular beaches, abundant shopping, and restaurants for all tastes and atmospheres. Call today for your private showing.
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A beautiful updated villa in a very convenient location awaits new owners. This gently lived in turn key furnished 2 bd 2ba has incredible features. The Florida room is updated with Impact glass and overlooks a quiet park like setting. What a great place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view. New AC was put in days ago and has a 10 year warranty. The chef will love the updated kitchen that is open to the family room. Shaker style cabinetry, granite countertops, subway style backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and additional added cabinetry with pantry and a built-in desk. Guest bedroom and updated bath is split from the master suite. The spacious master suite is located in the back of the villa with ensuite bathroom with double vanities, nice size walk-in closet and access to the Florida Room. Another bonus is the 2-car garage. Garden lakes is gated and maintenance free which gives you time to enjoy the wonderful amenities. Enjoy community heated pool, clubhouse with card room and kitchen, library, tennis and pickleball, shuffleboard, and activities to meet your neighbors. Garden Lakes is a 55+ community and is pet friendly allowing one pet up to 40 lbs. Enjoy this hidden gem of a neighborhood that is close to shopping and restaurants, UTC Mall, Sarasota airport, central to Sarasota and Bradenton, and a nice drive to the sandy beaches. Grab your toothbrush and move right in.