The Sarasota-Bradenton area is one of the more popular retirement destinations in the Sunshine State. Dreamy blue skies, white sand beaches, and the historic shopping district of downtown Venice warmly greets visitors, while an active population sets the standard for healthy living.
Now there’s another reason to retire here: the opening of Esplanade at Artisan Lakes in Palmetto.
Taylor Morrison has been a major player in active lifestyle community development and their newest offering in Florida adds to their outstanding reputation.
The first striking feature of this community is its location. Not only does the proximity of downtown Palmetto make this community conveniently located, but the immediate area is thick with golf courses, lush parks, and is just walking distance from Terra Ceia Preserve for fans of waterfront living.
Taylor Morrison has specialized in developing highly functional yet stylish homes throughout the country, leading them to be named one of America’s Most Trusted Homebuilders in 2016. The homes for sale within Esplanade at Artisan Lakes are a perfect example of what makes Taylor Morrison such a popular option for retirees.
Spread across three home series, this community offers 15 floor plans for homebuyers to choose from. These homes will range in size from 1,689 to 3,144 square feet and will offer two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two or three-car garage. All floor plans will have dens, open layouts, and gourmet kitchens. There are several additions you can make to your home to maximize outdoor space and light including bay windows, summer kitchens with outdoor living spaces, sliding glass doors, and covered pools.
But the real draw is what will be within the community’s gates. The community currently has a luxuriously appointed 6,000 square-foot clubhouse to keep residents as active as they’d like. A fitness center and aerobics studio anchors the exercise portion of the clubhouse, while for social activities there is a lounge and conference room. Bookworms will love the library too. The clubhouse also provides a day spa for relaxing after a strenuous workout and a concierge is on-staff for residents’ convenience.
Esplanade at Artisan Lakes will also boast the outdoor amenities for making the most out of the year-round outdoor culture of Southwest Florida. Currently under construction, a resort-style pool, spa, and spacious patio is perfect for relaxing with friends. Homeowners here can start a new exercise regimen with friends on the tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts. In addition, there will be a tot lot for when the grandkids pay a visit, and a pet park. Parks and walking trails allow residents to take scenic strolls throughout the community’s lush 800 acres, accented with mature trees, lakes, and preserves. Residents also enjoy informal gatherings in the event lawn and around the fire pit.
With a full-time activities director on staff, homeowners will never have difficulty finding a new activity or event to enjoy. If you’re not in the mood for games of tennis or pickleball, you can join in on a group fitness session or book an appointment with the personal trainer. Planned community events also keep residents here socializing with each other, creating a friendly atmosphere for everyone who chooses to call this community home.
Homeowners who love to travel are never far from their next adventure: Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just 20 miles away. The 25,000-acre Terra Ceia Aquatic Preserve contains maritime hammocks, mangrove forests, freshwater marshes, and tidal ponds and is just down the street. St. Petersburg is next door to Palmetto and boasts incredible museums, a popular pier, and gorgeous, world-renowned beaches.
Esplanade at Artisan Lakes joins an impressive list of breathtaking retirement communities in Florida.