Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch boasts world-class amenities and elegant homes in southwest Florida. 

Though Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch does not have an age restriction, this lovely community offers similar amenities that other Florida retirement communities do. These amenities appeal to active adults who are looking for low-maintenance Florida retirement communities that feature green living.

The community is located in Florida’s popular Sarasota and Bradenton area and provides residents with easy access to beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, popular retail centers, and fabulous restaurants. 

Located within the larger Lakewood Ranch master-planned community, Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch spreads across 207 acres and has plans for a total of 450 single-family homes and detached villas. Scenic lakes and lush landscaping create a tranquil setting for the community’s distinctive Mediterranean architecture while inviting residents to explore the grounds via winding walking and biking paths.


As this new community continues to develop, residents will find support for an active lifestyle through a spacious clubhouse, resort-style amenities, and diverse social activities. A full-time Lifestyle Director keeps the community calendar full of events, including those which will particularly appeal to older active adults and retirees.

Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch residents will soon enjoy exclusive access to a spacious clubhouse which will be the center of community activity. This beautifully appointed facility includes a large fitness center with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, as well as an aerobics and dance studio.

Residents will be able to exercise their creativity in the arts and crafts studio or join a casual gathering in the billiards and card rooms. The clubhouse’s cozy library offers a quiet reading space, while the grand ballroom and catering kitchen are ideal for many different events, classes, and activities – perfect amenities for those looking for active adult communities in Florida.


Lakewood Ranch is the largest green certified community in America. 


Outdoors, residents can enjoy swimming in the heated lagoon-style pool, exercising in the resistance pool or relaxing on the surrounding sundeck. A patio with a barbecue area, a fire pit, and formal event lawns encourage outdoor social activities. The fenced bark park lets dogs enjoy a leash-free run, and the adventure playground will be a favorite spot for visiting grandkids. Just a short distance from the clubhouse, residents can enjoy some friendly competition with pickleball and bocce ball courts. There is a kayak and canoe launch for water lovers, a fitness lawn, and miles of walking and biking trails.


Homes at Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch are built by Taylor Morrison in a variety of single-family home designs, ranging in size from 1,686 to over 3,000 square feet. Construction on these homes began in 2009, and homebuyers today can choose between available resale and new construction homes.

There are three collections of homes within the community: Corte Villa, Novelli, and La Palma. Each home design includes a minimum of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage. Larger models have up to three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. Homes offer main-level living, open floor plans, and spacious master bedroom suites.

With a fabulous location near Florida’s Gulf Coast, Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch is a smaller community with big appeal. Its open-age policy, low-maintenance homes, and resort-style activities are ideal for homebuyers who want an active adult lifestyle without the age restriction.

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