Communities in Southwest Florida are like puppies. Each one has a different personality and feel. They are not one size fits all. One must consider a variety of variables and select the one that best will suit their family and lifestyle. Considerations may include house, villa, or condominium. Location and distance to work and schools may be important. Deed restrictions to keep the properties pristine and values high may be preferred or perhaps you wish to keep a boat and trailer at your home. Maintenance free communities maintain the lawn and sometimes the exterior of the buildings. Some communities are gated and have grand entrances others do not. Amenities are as diverse as communities. One may desire a golf course, community pool, tennis courts, fitness center, bocce ball, playground, community center, etc. The general rule of thumb, the more services and amenities, the higher the Association fees. Viewing the following communities will give you an overview of some of the offerings in the area. Call Gulf Shores Realty at 941.488.6644 to find out specifics on these and other communities.
Browse the best communities in Venice, Sarasota and all of Southwest Florida! Browse Communities offers a diverse cross section of communities which include single family homes, villas, condos, and investment property. Information on community history, geography, amenities and directions are presented. Users can search each community and see every home for sale as derived from an MLS search which is automatically and constantly updated. Information offered include price, square footage, photographs, maps, room dimensions, and much more. Browse communities is a valuable resource offering information on communities and neighborhoods in Venice, Nokomis, Osprey, Sarasota, Englewood, Manasota Key, Casey Key, North Port, and Port Charlotte. Each community represented offers photographs and many offer videos to guide the user through selecting the community with the features such as waterfront, golf and gated that best suits their lifestyle. Some communities offer maintenance free living so you can spend your time playing golf or at the beach rather than doing home or lawn maintenance. Many of the communities are deed restricted which means they have rules established by the owners that manage the community. The purpose of the rules is to keep the community nice and property values high. Others are gated which provides restricted access. Visitors would have to buzz homeowners on a panel.