Finding a dream home won’t be too hard in Summerfield, one of the villages in Lakewood Ranch. For one, the residences in this village are among the most affordably priced in the seven-community development of Lakewood Ranch. There’s a wide choice of residential units that range in price from the $200s to the $400s with floor plans ranging from 1,100 to over 2,400 square feet in size.
Summerfield is one of the first communities established in Lakewood Ranch that rose from pasture land to a major real estate development starting in the mid-1990s. The Summerfield community has five neighborhoods offering distinctive home styles to choose from. It has large single-family homes as well as maintenance-free villas.
A strong affinity with nature is one of the strongest points of Summerfield. The residences available can all be justifiably called “green homes,” having been constructed in conformance with the standards of the Florida Green Building Coalition. Hence, Summerfield residences are energy-efficient and environment-friendly which augur well for a healthier, as well as active lifestyle.
This imprint also strongly manifests in the many amenities at Summerfield and Lakewood Ranch. The community enjoys access to acres upon acres of nature preserves, parks, and greenways. There’s a 15-acre Summerfield Community Park perfect for the family-oriented activities hallmark to this village. This park has ball fields, open playgrounds, and a picnic pavilion, as well as lighted tennis courts and basketball courts. Partaking in other sports activities, such as soccer and football is likewise an attraction at the 150-acre Lakewood Ranch District Park.
For more leisurely activities, Summerfield offers stretches of pristine trails that highlight this community’s affinity with Mother Nature. One of these is the Heron’s Nest Nature Trail, which is an access way to the 27-acre Lake Summerfield and the 12-acre Lake Heron, both ideal for fishing and boating. The Braden River Nature Park and Trail System is an option for those so inclined to venture farther. A trek through this trail leads to Otter Lake and to Trophy Lake, a haven for bass-fishing residents.
This richness of the natural splendor at Summerfield finds an echo in the generous amenities for its residents. Lakewood Ranch has a business complex providing fine dining and entertainment places, as well as a variety of shops and boutiques. Close by these establishments are physical fitness and health care centers, as well as excellent schools and daycare facilities. Living in Summerfield at Lakewood Ranch is to be at home indeed.