Developed in the early 1990s, the Serenoa real estate development which combines a golf course with a residential community enjoys continued stability despite a competitive home market. With the complex undergoing a facelift in recent years, the country club indeed has continued to be much-sought after in the Sarasota Florida real estate market.
Location very much favors Serenoa, a semi-private club which is situated beside I-75 and easily accessible via Clark Road on the eastern side of the interstate. Residents of the golf community, hence, are only a short distance away from various centers of activities in Sarasota and its suburban cities. At the same time, the community serves as a peaceful retreat from the demands of urban living with its well-preserved natural setting.
Serenoa indeed continues to generate substantial public interest even after more than two decades since its opening. The enclave has well-maintained facilities and the country club has managed to upgrade its services at very affordable rates. It has a 17,000-square-foot clubhouse fronting a placid lake, an ideal event venue, especially for grand occasions. Its banquet room is spacious at 5,000 square feet. Additionally, it has a 1,800-square-foot covered deck which serves as an outdoor dining facility.
Sales-wise, the Serenoa golf course draws between 35,000 to 40,000 rounds a year, in the process grossing $1.5 to $2 million annually. Florida Golf News has classified the links as one of Sarasota’s top three, further manifesting the country club’s popularity and market durability.
Serenoa’s 18-hole, par 72 layout measures 6,270 yards and has a set of four tees to enable golfers to choose the approaches that fit their skills. The principal challenges here are posed daunting water hazards and intriguing dog legs. A tour of the links faces a 70.7 course rating and a 128 slope rating. Supplementing country club facilities include practice grounds for chipping, putting, and driving, in addition to golf lessons and pro shop access.
The homes in Serenoa are prized for the refreshing ambience provided by the golf enclave’s mature woodlands, lakes, and marshes that combined to become a thriving habitat for many bird and wildlife species. Serenoa homes for sale have spacious sites and floor plans. A posting for a residence with a floor area of about 3,000 square feet can be priced around the mid-$400s. For an option that can be one’s lifetime investment, a home with a floor plan of some 4,700 square feet with an asking price in the $700s should be worth considering.
Regardless of your price point, the homes in Serenoa certainly represnt some of the finest Sarasota homes for sale on the market today.