Mirabella is an innovative and luxurious active adult community in Bradenton, Florida that offers residents a low-maintenance lifestyle along with exciting amenities and superb, award-winning home designs. The community had a stellar 2016, raking in numerous awards and recognitions for its sustainable, energy-efficient building practices.
In 2016, Mirabella received the LEED for Homes Platinum certification for its villas, making them the first LEED-certified villas in Florida and earning one of the highest LEED levels possible. All homes in Mirabella are LEED, ENERGY STAR, and HERS certified, in addition to attaining a super efficient 62 to 64 on the RESNET HERS index. This active adult community also won multiple Aurora Awards in 2016 in three different categories: green construction, water-wise home, and energy-efficient home. Some of the energy-efficient features include water-saving faucets and fixtures, JM climate control A1000 fibre glass insulation, spray foam insulation, LED lighting, Low-E3 vinyl windows, and low volatile organic compound paints and finishes. Homes are also equipped with HVAC systems that have a minimum of SEER 15, which helps conserve energy and cut down costs while improving indoor air quality and reducing dust and pollen inside the home. Homebuyers purchasing a home in Mirabella are sure to save money on their utility bills as well as live in an eco-friendly environment, an impressive trait that’s not typically found in many active adult communities. Currently, buyers can choose from four distinct villa floor plans that range in size from 1,524 to 1,764 square feet. These energy-efficient homes have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Best of all, Mirabella’s homes are all maintenance free, which allows residents to leave the hassles of exterior home maintenance behind and let the homeowners’ association take care of the lawn work. With 2017 in full swing, Mirabella continues to earn recognition for its quality-built homes and environmentally friendly building practices. This year it won the NAHB Best of 55+ Housing Silver & Gold Award in recognition of its sustainable features and green building techniques. It also won the Nationals 2017 Silver Award in best green and sustainable home design. Not only is Mirabella continuing to earn prestigious awards within the homebuilding industry, but it also continues to provide residents with an active and vibrant lifestyle. The newly built clubhouse offers homeowners resort-style amenities that keep them happy, social, and relaxed without having to travel far from home. Some of the rich amenities include a heated outdoor pool and spa, an exercise room equipped with Cybex brand fitness machines, a spacious gathering room, fenced-in dog park with dog agility equipment, two pickleball courts, outdoor kitchen and BBQ area, scenic ponds, parks and natural space, and miles of walking and biking trails. With so many award-winning features and resort-style amenities found in this 55-plus community, it’s no surprise to see more active adults flocking to Mirabella in Bradenton, Florida.