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Palmer Ranch: A Grand Master-Planned Community

Have you ever visited a community and marveled at how the developer created a place where everything blends together so nicely? This attention to detail and unforgettable charm is exactly what you can expect in Palmer Ranch.

Like Lakewood Ranch, Palmer Ranch is a large, amenity-rich, and retirement-friendly community that's located in Sarasota. Whether you love shopping or lounging on the beach, you can enjoy your favorite activities just minutes from your home. Come discover all that Palmer Ranch has to offer.

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Things to Do & Places to See

Palmer Ranch is ideally located, allowing residents to enjoy the best of the Sarasota area in just minutes. Popular destinations like Sarasota Square, Siesta Key and its beaches, Legacy Trail, and the Intracoastal Waterway are the closest attractions to Palmer Ranch, while even more shopping, dining, and recreation options are just a few minutes outside of Sarasota.

No matter what activity you prefer, you can enjoy it at your leisure when you live in Palmer Ranch.


Unbelievable Accolades

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"Civic Beautification Award" – Sarasota Garden Club

Palmer Ranch's outstanding beauty has been recognized by the Sarasota Garden Club in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, and 2015.

"American Award" – Sarasota Garden Club

Palmer Ranch is just as patriotic as it is beautiful—American flags have flown outside the community since 9/11.

"Best Retirement Community in Sarasota" – Sarasota Magazine

Palmer Ranch's many smaller communities offer unique lifestyles, especially for retirees. Favorites include The Glenridge and Brookdale.


There's Even More to Love


Even if you don’t have children, investing in a home with a top-rated school district can boost the value of your property over time. Palmer Ranch is currently zoned for Sarasota County Schools, which serves more than 40,000 students throughout the metro area.

Currently, children living in Palmer Ranch attend Gulf Gate Elementary, Sarasota Middle, and Riverview High.


Palmer Ranch residents are just minutes away from some of Florida's top healthcare facilities. The Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Venice Regional Bayfront Health, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital are just a few of Sarasota's top medical institutions.

For more minor injuries and illnesses, head to one of the many Urgent Care facilities in Sarasota on the Tamiami Trail.

Shopping & Dining

You'll never have to leave Palmer Ranch to find exactly what you need, but the excitement of Downtown Sarasota is always close at hand. For all of your everyday essentials, stop by The Plaza at Palmer Ranch or Pelican Plaza Shopping Center. Sarasota Square also has plenty of larger retailers from which to choose.

When you're feeling hungry, be sure to stop by Palmer Ranch's best restaurants—Gecko’s Grill & Pub has gained quite the reputation for its pub grub, while El Toro Bravo has some of the best Mexican fare around.


Many of Palmer Ranch's most prestigious neighborhoods border TPC Prestancia, a private golf course with its own upscale social club. In fact, the course's namesake community has some of the most opulent properties in all of Palmer Ranch. Arielle, Stonebridge, and the Country Club of Sarasota also have access to Palmer Ranch's amazing amenities.

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Whether you're buying or selling a home in Palmer Ranch, the right real estate team will save you time, money, and frustration. Our team of real estate professionals is familiar with the Palmer Ranch area and the local housing market, and we are more than happy to provide you with the resources and advice you need. When you're ready to take the next steps, contact us at 941.815.6772.

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