Wellen Park, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Wellen Park is a master-planned community developed by Mattamy Homes in the popular city of Venice on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Its coastal location and warm weather attract many homebuyers seeking a picturesque retirement. Additionally, Wellen Park provides residents with on-site amenities and health care as well as a strong sense of community.

Wellen Park is a master-planned community developed by Mattamy Homes in the popular city of Venice on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Its coastal location and warm weather attract many homebuyers seeking a picturesque retirement. Additionally, Wellen Park provides residents with on-site amenities and health care as well as a strong sense of community.

Climate & Geography

Located on the western coast of Florida, Wellen Park is situated in an area that experiences hot and humid summers. However winters are winters and temperatures rarely reach freezing. Higher-than-average rainfall usually happens between June and October, but overall, residents can expect over 250 sunny days a year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Residents looking to enjoy the outdoors near Wellen Park have several options in and around the community. Myakka State Park, the Garden of Five Senses, Warm Mineral Springs Park, and Manasota Key Beach are all nearby favorites. Additionally Wellen Park itself has a network of trails, parks, and playgrounds throughout its neighborhoods. In its prime coastal location, Wellen Park provides a variety of entertainment to its residents. When it’s not serving as the Spring Training facility for the Atlanta Braves, the on-site CoolToday Park hosts concerts, movie nights, happy hours, and other community events. For avid golfers, Wellen Park also features 18-hole golf courses and clubhouses in several of its neighborhoods. Downtown Wellen is a walkable area with numerous places to eat, drink, and shop, including a Food Truck Park. Also, the Marketplace, located on Tamiami Trail, offers even more shopping and dining options.

Cost of Living & Taxes

As is the case with many popular seaside areas, the cost of living in this part of Florida is higher than the national average. The higher cost of living is largely due to the cost of housing and groceries. Other categories, such as health care and transportation, are either similar to the national average or just slightly above it. For retirees, Florida is an especially desirable state because it does not tax Social Security or other forms of income. Sarasota County offers a homestead exemption for property taxes for those who claim their Florida property as their primary residence.

Health Care

There are numerous local health care facilities surrounding Wellen Park, including Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Englewood Community Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Health, Fawcett Memorial Hospital, and Sarasota Memorial’s North Port ER and Health Center. Among those, Venice Regional Bayfront Health and Fawcett Memorial Hospital rank as high performing by U.S. News and Reports.

 


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IslandWalk at the West Villages - Wellen Park, FL

IslandWalk at West Villages

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1869 Homes (51 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2021
  • 5 reviews
Grand Palm - Wellen Park, FL

Grand Palm

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  • High $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1700 Homes (44 for sale)
  • Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2012 - Present
  • No Reviews

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Sarasota National - Wellen Park, FL

Sarasota National

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1600 Homes (55 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2013 - Present
  • 3 reviews
Boca Royale Golf & Country Club - Wellen Park FL

Boca Royale Golf & Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 850 Homes (38 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1986 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Renaissance at West Villages - Wellen Park FL

Renaissance at West Villages

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  • High $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 710 Homes (3 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

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