Englewood: A Picture-Perfect Place to Live
Englewood is a census-designated area that is located in both Sarasota County and Charlotte County. It's part of the greater Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice Metropolitan area as well as the Punta Gorda Metropolitan area. Englewood is about 13 square miles in size, and it includes the 7-mile Manasota Key just off the coast. In total, about 16,000 people call this community home.
With iconic beaches, breathtaking nature parks, and an array of cultural events scheduled throughout the year, Englewood is an idyllic Florida community that offers residents a high quality of life. No matter where you live in this area, you’ll always be close to Englewood's outstanding public beaches, each of which offers its own recreational amenities and refreshing views.
Of course, Englewood offers more than just incredible beaches. Parks, shopping centers, fishing destinations, and must-visit restaurants are just minutes from the homes in this community. Whether you're buying a beach house, finding your next home, or retiring, consider everything that Englewood has to offer.
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Home buyers who love the beach will not be disappointed with Englewood. This community is known for its white sandy beaches, which often offer nature trails and excellent places for a picnic. Here's a quick guide to the best beaches in the Englewood area.
Though Englewood Beach is the most popular beach in this community, it never stays crowded. This public beach offers pay-to-park lots, a beautiful boardwalk, picnic tables, a playground, BBQ grills, restrooms, and changing facilities. The restaurants nearby offer plenty of choices for lunch, and the unqiue shops allow beachgoers to enjoy a break from the sun. Englewood Beach is located on North Beach Road, past the bridge from the mainland to the barrier island.
Stump Pass Beach
Stump Pass Beach, which is located a few miles south of Englewood Beach, is part of Florida’s state park system. Although this beach is only a mile long, it certainly leaves a lasting impression because of its tranquility and cleanliness. Popular activities at Stump Pass Beach include kayaking, fishing, beachcombing, hiking, and bird watching.
Blind Pass Beach
Blind Pass Beach, often called Middle Beach, lies just north of Englewood Beach. Here, visitors can enjoy hiking along nature trails, searching for shark teeth, swimming in the surf, and picnicking on a sunny day.
The northern-most beach in Englewood is Sarasota County’s Manasota Beach, which is popular because of its seclusion. This beach is the only one in Englewood with a lifeguard.
Other Things to Do in Englewood
Englewood residents also have access to shopping, dining, and recreation away from the beaches. Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park, Lemon Bay Park and Nature Center, and Indian Mound Park provide more outdoor recreation opportunities, while Merchants Crossing offers multiple shopping and dining choices. View the map below to find even more fun things to do in Englewood.
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