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Palmer Ranch

As impressive as it is masterfully conceived, Palmer Ranch is the very model of sensitive residential development. Formerly owned by one of Sarasota’s earliest pioneers—Bertha Honore Palmer—and then by the late, legendary businessman and Tampa Bay Buccaneer owner Hugh Culverhouse, Palmer Ranch is Sarasota’s largest master-planned community. It consists of 10,000 acres of superbly developed single-ownership land.

In fast-growing South Sarasota, just minutes from the city’s beaches, cultural, business and civic centers, Palmer Ranch presents buyers with a variety of unique neighborhoods and a wide range of lifestyle choices. From maintenance-free villas and condominiums to sprawling estates and beautiful single-family homes, Palmer Ranch offers a multitude of choices to complement your singular lifestyle.

COUNTRY CLUB OF SARASOTA – An extraordinary golfing community of the highest caliber, Country Club of Sarasota is paradise found for golfer and non-golfer alike. Located in the south Sarasota, the gated community is located near fine shopping and dining, schools and cultural activities and a plethora of other urban amenities.

Made up mostly of single-family homes on generously proportioned homesites, most homes enjoy breathtaking lakefront vistas or border the emerald-green fairways of world-famous TPC Golf Course at Prestancia.

HERITAGE OAKS – Just East of I-75, Heritage Oaks is a gated golfing community that offers free golf ownership to residents. Golfers can perfect their game on the challenging Azinger/Lewis 18-hole championship course, with its immaculate clubhouse and fully-equipped fitness center. There are also tennis courts, aerobic/fitness classes and four heated swimming pools.

Residential choices range from maintenance-free condominiums and villas to club and single-family homes. The community is semi-private and is the perfect setting for an investment or vacation home.

HUNTINGTON POINTE – Huntington Pointe is the perfect blend of nature and architecture inside the celebrated community of Palmer Ranch. Residents enjoy a neighborhood nestled amid protected lands and wildlife preserves. Here a welcoming sense of community exists thanks to numerous activities intended to bring residents together.

Spacious lakefront and wooded home sites accommodate 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom single-family homes. Designs, primarily of the contemporary Florida style, are nestled seamlessly into the natural landscape.

LAUREL OAKS – An upscale, gated community—designed for the ultimate in sophisticated living— Laurel Oaks Estates features two Gary Player championship golf courses amid a pristine environment of wetlands and nature preserve. Designed with privacy in mind, residents enjoy golf and tennis, a 30,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, a dynamic social calendar with planned activities for all ages, and a junior Olympic-size swimming pool.

Homes in Laurel Oaks Estates are spacious and impressive, ranging from three bedrooms with 3,000 sq. ft. to six bedroom estates with 7,000 sq. ft. All command especially large home sites with architectural styles that vary by builder. The community is laid out with a limited number of homes in order to fully preserve the natural surroundings and provide the ultimate in solitude.

OAK FORD – Located east of I-75 in Sarasota County, Oak Ford is part of an 850-acre nature preserve. The neighborhoods are made up of wooded properties with golf course views, wildlife preserves and private picturesque lakes on many of the larger properties. Dedicated to a more relaxed version of country club living, avid golfers and their families are attracted to this unique community.

Wooded home sites at Oak Ford range from one to five acres, with larger properties allowing an equestrian lifestyle. Home styles pay homage to classic and contemporary Florida homes, grand southern estates, and newer Mediterranean designs.

PRESTANCIA – Home to two championship golf courses, including the prestigious Tournament Players Club, Prestancia continues to maintain its position as one of the most coveted communities in Sarasota for luxurious country club living.

Prestancia’s collection of prestigious homes is divided between several smaller distinct neighborhoods. Styles of architecture vary by neighborhood with choices that include single family homes on large home sites, two and three bedroom villas, low-rise condominiums and maintenance-free homes.

SERENOA – Just east of I-75, Serenoa Lakes provides ideal country living with easy access to the finest in urban amenities. The location is perfect for active retirees, young professionals and growing families.

Residents of Serenoa Lakes enjoy spacious and attractive single-family homes, on half- to one-acre home sites. The neighborhood includes a shimmering 30-acre stocked lake—for fishing and kayaking—and an adjoining 18-hole public golf course with driving range and putting green. There are numerous home styles and floor plans available throughout the neighborhood.

SILVER OAK – Silver Oak on Palmer Ranch, offers the ultimate in Florida living. Within the 10,000 acre Palmer Ranch community there are a myriad of amenities including championship golf, tennis, nature and bike trails, and canoeing on one of dozens of pristine lakes.

Home sites are spacious ¼ or ½-acre parcels with homes designed by many of the region’s top architects and builders. Styles include Georgian, Ante Bellum, Spanish, Mediterranean, Colonial and French Provincial.

STONEYBROOK – A premier neighborhood in Palmer Ranch, Stoneybrook is a magnet for young professionals, growing families, and active retirees. An 18-hole semi-private championship golf course, with clubhouse, is the hallmark of the community. This welcoming neighborhood encourages lasting friendships by maintaining an active social calendar for its residents.

Stoneybrook features stylized two-, three- and four-bedroom homes, quality-crafted and situated on a lakefront or wooded home sites. For those who prefer, Stoneybrook offers spacious and fully amenitized condominiums, many with golf course panoramas.

TURTLE ROCK – Located in south Sarasota, east of US-41, Turtle Rock is a haven for active adults and young families who treasure private country-club-style living in a magnificently maintained natural setting. With easy proximity to a number of top-rated championship golf courses, Turtle Rock’s impressive amenities include community swimming pool, tennis courts, canoeing, recreation building and walking paths. Turtle Rock offers homebuyers fabulous villas, single-family and estate homes on large meticulously maintained home sites.

VILLAGE WALK – With walking trails, nature preserves and sparkling lakes, Village Walk on Palmer Ranch is a gated community that also enjoys close proximity to the beaches and the urban amenities of downtown Sarasota. Young professionals, empty-nesters, and growing families relish the cordial atmosphere and village-like feel of Village Walk.

A beautifully conceived neighborhood, residential opportunities in Village Walk include one- and two-story paired villas and single-family homes. Each offers an abundance of innovative floor plans and designs.