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Foxfire… The name evokes wildings alive with the flame of life! The namesake Communities were created almost 40 years ago at the end of the 70s “in the country” of East Sarasota County. Proctor Road barely had pavement beyond Beneva Road while the Interstate was still on the drawing board! Melvi...
If you want privacy, paradise, and the perpetual beauty of Mother Nature, step into a peaceful oasis on north Longboat Key… The Hideaway Bay Neighborhood! Its location is secreted away from Gulf of Mexico Drive off General Harris Street on a small peninsula that feels like an island. The location...
Originally pasture land, Laurel Lakes was created from Barton Farms in the late 1990s. Carved from the rich environment and developed into an upscale neighborhood, it is situated between The Hammocks and Laurel Oaks Country Club to the south and west respectively. Laurel Lakes is a gated communit...
Osprey, a small town situated between Sophisticated Sarasota and Charming Venice is home to Pine Run, a lovely and distinctively designed condo complex. Frank Folsom Smith, an architect who studied with Victor Lundy of the renowned “Sarasota School of Architecture” Architects designed the first p...
North East Sarasota County is home to a luxurious community of homes located near Singletary and Verna Roads. The total area is 620 acres of former cattle ranch with only 60 units platted originally, to build on estate-size lots of 10 acres or more. However, today there are only 27 Owners in Sar...
One of Sarasota's hidden Communities is a place called River Forest. East of US41 and sitting on Phillippi Creek, this little gem started as wilderness with a truly wild past! It was the perfect concealment for bootleggers and rumrunners along the Gulf Coast as they brought in illegal cargo from ...
Silver Oaks is a stately section of Palmer Ranch with three distinctive subdivisions. Fully half of the 230 acres is given to Nature Preserves, Lakes and Ponds creating a haven for birds and wildlife. This is not a golf course community although Residents can find play at nearby courses as a Memb...
Good Afternoon to All and Many Thanks to Every One who has found a common thread in my blogs about the Beautiful Sarasota / Bradenton / Venice Area! Best Wishes for an Amazing New Year as we swing into January! We're getting a taste of Winter as another Polar Vortex blasts into the state from Can...
This is one location that remains a favored home of the reclusive, privacy-seeking national and international Celebrities. Facts and Rumors abound as to who has taken up residence under the shade of the giant Banyans and Oaks, away from the curious eyes of the public. An undisputed fact is that C...
The History of Terra Ceia Bay stretches back 500 years and more! Tales and Lore have been passed down, documented and recorded for generations to enjoy and learn, share and enjoy, cultivate and nurture as part of the Old Florida Heritage. Immerse yourself into this cultural place with us!        ...

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