For those who are looking for the best neighborhoods in Sarasota Florida usually begin looking in the Master Planned Development of Palmer Ranch. This expansive 10,500 acre residential real estate development is by far the largest and best maintained of any residential suburb found on the west coast of Florida.
One of the reasons Palmer Ranch real estate has become so popular and why growth still continues in this community is the location of it. Situated just south of the Sarasota city center, Palmer Ranch is a short 10 minute drive to Florida’s number one beach located on Siesta Key.
So impressive is the Siesta Key Beach that thousands of tourists from all over the world flock here during the winter months. Many of these visitors originate from the United Kingdom and Canada. The state of Florida is also home to more foreign residents than any other state in the US. It is estimated that more than 40,000 UK residents alone own homes here. Many of them owning real estate on Siesta Key.
Palmer Ranch is also surrounded by every conceivable business the make available everything you could possibly need for comfortable living at your doorstep. The Sarasota Square Mall is part of the Palmer Ranch real estate development and it provides all the retail shopping opportunities you would expect to find in any mall of this type.
Out of the 25 residential communities, one of the most popular is the neighborhood of Deer Creek on Palmer Ranch. This gated community features primarily custom built Sarasota homes that can span a price range of $200,000 to $800,000 US dollars. For those who will be living here only 6 months out of the year, the 100 maintenance free villas in the community are perfect for you. The Deer Creek Home Owners Association provides all of the exterior maintenance of your residence as part of your HOA dues. If you have a pool, no problem, that is also included. The gated security of this neighborhood insures your home will not fall prey to criminal activity and as a result, crime is virtually unheard of in Deer Creek.
The neighborhood itself is rather stunning. There are many large trees in the community as well as a very eclectic mix of tropical plants indigenous to Florida and the most colorful found throughout the world. Once you cross the large stone bridge at the entry to the community you step into a neighborhood that is nothing like anything else you will find in Palmer Ranch. The visual stimulation provided in this community is second to no other in the development.
Deer Creek homes for sale range in size from 2,000 square feet to 5,500. They certainly are examples of some of the finest Sarasota Florida real estate available and are but only a few choices of the Palmer Ranch homes for sale currently listed in the MLS.