Lakewood Ranch – A New Del Webb Community Coming to Florida

All homes in Del Webb Lakewood Ranch feature energy-efficient designs, welcoming exteriors, gourmet kitchens, open layouts, and more.
All homes in Del Webb Lakewood Ranch feature energy-efficient designs, welcoming exteriors, gourmet kitchens, open layouts, and more.
All homes in Del Webb Lakewood Ranch feature energy-efficient designs, welcoming exteriors, gourmet kitchens, open layouts, and more.

Baby Boomers seeking to retire in Florida may be interested in exploring a brand new active adult community being built in Lakewood Ranch. Spread out over 17,500 acres, Del Webb’s Lakewood Ranch community is the largest green-certified active adult neighborhood in the United States.

Homes at Lakewood Ranch

This 55+ community, upon completion, will have approximately 1,300 homes that are protected by a gated entry. With ten different home designs to choose from, these state-of-the-art homes will range in size from 1,289 square feet to over 2,634 square feet.

Currently, pricing for homes is listed in the mid $200s to $500s range, to fit a variety of budgets. All of this is surrounded by more than 150 miles of trails and sidewalks. You can view floor plans here.


In terms of amenities the Lakewood Ranch community is planned to offer courts for tennis, bocce and pickleball. Other attractive listed features include its heated resort-style pool and spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor BBQ grill, event lawn, and fire pit. It will also have an outdoor barefoot bar.

The community clubhouse will be comprised of activity and craft rooms, a library, catering kitchen and a Wi-Fi café. Del Webb Lakewood Ranch will host a variety of clubs, special interest groups, day trips and niche-oriented classes. Other anticipated social events include potlucks, movie nights, and themed dinners. Great ways to keep up on the activities you love while making friends with others who share the same hobbies and interests.

This neighborhood will also have an on-site lifestyle director to plan and take care of details so you don’t have to. Del Webb is known for their specialty in building active adult communities and Lakewood Ranch planners have put thought into the amenities that give this large community a small-town feel.

“Whether part of a smaller, intimate setting or large resort-style community, amenities are one way Del Webb encourages residents to realize their full potential as individuals and members of a community,” Del Webb says. “Amenities are more than buildings, pools, and fitness centers; they are invitations to make friends and explore new interests”.

Local Attractions

Located just six minutes from I-75, access for traveling is easy. Lakewood Ranch is located just 20 minutes from Sarasota and 25 minutes from Myakka River State Park. Del Webb Lakewood Ranch is 17 miles away from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), an airport that offers non-stop flights to a number of major cities both inside and outside of the U.S.

What part of this new 55+ community are you most excited about? Request more information about the progress of Del Webb Lakewood Ranch.

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