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Sep
09
Golf Communities in Sarasota, FL: Coffey & Co.'s Favorites

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With a perfect climate and stunning natural landscapes, it’s no wonder that the Sarasota area is home to some of the finest golf courses in Florida. Perhaps even better than the courses themselves however, are the luxurious residences that surround them. These Sarasota golf course communities are highly sought after, offering so much more than golf, and encompassing the perfect Floridian lifestyle. Check out the list below featuring some of our favorite golf communities in Sarasota, FL.



Waterlefe Golf and River Club
A breathtaking setting and a top-ranked golf course—what more could you ask for? Waterlefe truly offers the best of Florida resort-style living. With a mix of residence...


Sep
07
Venice, FLA – Amongst the Best Living Places for Retirees

Now, as it was stated in one of the upcoming editions of the prestigious Forbes Magazine, Venice is one of the cities amongst the top 10 in the country which are best suited for your retirement. The reasons are rather various, and they are the result of a combination between low crime rates, cost of living as well as the convenient location amongst many other ranking factors. According to a few interviewed current retirees living in the sunny Venice, the most attractive qualities of the region are the location – near the gulf as well as the overly friendly people who live there. With this in mind, the highly regarded Forbes Magazine has effectively chosen the city to be amongst the Top...


Feb
25
Spotlight on The Oaks Golf & Country Club in Osprey, FL

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Beauty, elegance, sophistication. That is what to expect of a home in the regal Oaks Club, a golf community located in quaint and peaceful Osprey, Florida.

With a rich history behind its exquisite homes and lush foliage, The Oaks has established itself as a little piece of Florida paradise. It was first discovered by Bertha Honoré Palmer, at the turn of the century, and later began development in the early 1980’s. Today, the Oaks Club is a fully developed community which prides itself upon its exclusivity and culture.



Read more to find out exactly what the Oaks Golf and Country Club is all about, and why you should live in this luxurious Floridian dream.



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Feb
04
Why People Are Flocking to Lakewood Ranch Real Estate

Last month, Lakewood Ranch was ranked as one of the top-selling master-planned communities in the U.S., by a real estate firm in California, and another in Maryland.

In 2015, nearly 30,000 people visited Lakewood Ranch information centers and model homes. This ultimately lead to a whopping total of 535 home sales, an increase of almost 15% from 2014's numbers.



The success of the community has been attributed to its developer's strategy of bringing in various home builders, so that prospective buyers have a variety of housing styles, sizes and price ranges to choose from.



There are many other things that make Lakewood Ranch the perfect place to live, work and play, though! Keep reading to learn ...


Jan
21
Longboat Key, FL: Private & Elegant Island Living

Located in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, the 11-mile long barrier island of Longboat Key has many accolades to its name, the most recent of which comes from Condé Nast Traveler.



Last October, Longboat Key was recognized by the magazine's 2015 Readers' Choice Awards as the ninth best island in the U.S. Only one other Florida area, Amelia Island, made the list, while the top spots went to islands in Hawaii.

Keep reading to find out why Team Coffey & Co. loves Longboat Key and why you should consider living here, if you aren't fortunate enough to already.



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Privacy & Seclusion

Located between Anna Maria Island and Lido Key, Longboat Key is the most private of Sarasota's barrier islands...


Feb
26
River Strand: Buy A Home, Get A Golf Course

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When you buy at River Strand in Bradenton, you get more than a lovely, new construction home, more than just a view of the greens. You get the right to play on the beautiful River Strand course. Home purchases at River Strand includes either a full golf or social country club equity style membership. The golf memberships are available with the purchase of any luxury Terrace, Veranda or Coach home and social membership comes with the purchase of any home. Golf membership gives you access to the club's 27 holes, while social membership gives you access to River Strand's member facilities, with reasonably priced annual dues for tennis, fitness and social activities.



River Strand Golf Course

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Jan
12
Heron Renovation In Full Swing At The Oaks Club

It's a very exciting time at the Oaks Club. It's one of the most popular golf club and residential communities in the Sarasota area and soon it will be even better. In September of this year, ground was broken on the renovation of Heron, one of the two top-notch courses at the club. The work is being carried out by Jason Straka of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design and the 15-month project sounds like it will yield some spectacular results.



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Sarasota Golf For All Generations

One of the main objectives of the renovation is to allow the course to appeal to a broader spectrum of golfers. The enhanced playability and improved infrastructure aim to make the course accessible for everyone from be...


Oct
14
Best Golf Communities In Florida: The Concession

There can't be very many golf communities that have as interesting and heart-warming a back story as the Concession. Situated amidst protected wetlands and towering stands of oak, magnolia and pine trees that were left untouched during the construction of the course, the setting is breathtaking. But this place is so much more than its setting or even the challenges of the course itself.



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The Original Concession

It's a testament to friendship and good sportsmanship. The course was co-designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin and was opened in 2006, almost forty years after the historic event which sealed their friendship and gave the course its name. That event, "the concession", came in the ...


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