Many first-time home buyers and retirees eying the Sunshine State of Florida to settle in will find great value for money in the Greenbrook village of Lakewood Ranch. This real estate development is reputed to be the biggest residential property in the US developed strictly along green standards. Greenbrook is the newest among the seven gated communities of Lakewood Ranch, located at East Manatee in Southwestern Florida.
This village has three neighborhoods, all of which offer single-family dwellings ranging in price between the high $100’s and the mid $600’s. Greenbrook’s most affordable units could be found at its Banks neighborhood where homes vary in floor area from 1500 to 2600 square feet. Houses in the $300’s range are in the Ravines neighborhood, with floor areas ranging from 1800 to 3100 square feet. Sited in the Preserve neighborhood of Greenbrook are larger units of between 2400 and 4000 square feet, and priced in the high $600’s. Many of these homes were built in compliance with the green standards of the Florida Green Building Coalition.
These neighborhoods are situated in the Lakewood Ranch’s northeastern section. All affords a slice of the natural habitat that has made Florida a prime tourist destination. Within the Greenbrook community and Lakewood Ranch, there are trails for jogging and walking leading to the natural preserves of the Braden River and Heron’s Nest Living. Greenbrook, in particular, has an Adventure Park with various playing areas including an in-line skate/hockey rink, an obstacle course and a dog park.
Other amenities in Lakewood Ranch ensure that there will never be a dull moment for those who settle in Greenbrook. For one, there’s the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, which maintains three golf courses that were crafted with world-class standards in mind. Additionally, there are polo and cricket fields, tennis courts, and swimming pools among the recreational and sports facilities built under the master plan of Lakewood Ranch.
All told, Lakewood Ranch is a self-contained community. It has more than 1,200 business establishments that can generate potential employment as well provide vital services. Its business parks teem with shops, restaurants, and diverse places for entertainment. Excellent schools and daycare centers are also within this community’s confines.
There’s a modern medical center which looks after the medical and health care needs in Lakewood Ranch. Likewise, there are medical specialists on call as well as a center to take care of women’s special needs, rounding out the services and amenities that have made Lakewood Ranch and Greenbrook by-words in the real estate market.