Deer Creek - Sarasota, FL

Quick Facts

Price Range
Low $400s - Low $900s
Home Types
Single-Family, Attached
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1989 - 1995
Multiple Builders
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Deer Creek Overview

Deer Creek is an active lifestyle community in Sarasota, Florida, and is part of the master-planned Palmer Ranch development. This community has no age restrictions and features 485 resale single-family and attached homes. The community is home to a pool, plenty of lakes and preserves, and easy proximity to the beach and downtown Sarasota.

Homebuyers looking for homes for sale in Sarasota, Florida will love all that Deer Creek has to offer.

Deer Creek Amenities & Lifestyle

Residents at Deer Creek have access to Catfish Creek, a fishing pier, and 17 lakes within the community. The neighborhoods within Palmer Ranch are pleasant and scenic, with sidewalks and lakeside paths for walking, biking, and jogging. Outdoors, homeowners will also be able to enjoy the community pool and patio. 

Buyers who want maintenance-free living can choose an attached villa, which has a community association that takes care of landscaping and maintenance. The community is secure, with a staffed guard gate at the main entrance and an electronic residents-only system at the secondary entrance. 

Residents of Deer Creek are able to participate in clubs and events managed by the larger Palmer Ranch community. They can join the softball team, create with the artist's group, and enjoy social activities such as luncheons, mixers, holiday events, and environmental fairs. 

Deer Creek Homes & Real Estate 

Deer Creek is a community of 485 residences, which break out into 378 single-family homes and 106 maintenance-free villas. Homes range from 1,658 to 2,762 square feet, and most have between two and three bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as attached two or three-car garages. 

Many homes have outdoor lanais and some properties have private pools. Some homes have upgrades such as hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and granite counters. Buyers can find ceramic tile, ceiling fans, open floor plans, and fireplaces. Most homes are single-story, but several resale properties have a second floor. 

Surrounding Area 

Deer Creek is located in the master-planned community of Palmer Ranch, which is in Sarasota, Florida. This desirable location puts residents just a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and within easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities. 

Residents of Deer Creek are close to the Sarasota Square Mall and the local YMCA. For groceries, Publix has a store inside Palmer Ranch, and other retailers like Whole Foods and Lucky’s Market are close. Target and Walmart are minutes away. When dining out, residents can find restaurants such as Cafe Barbosso and Gecko’s Grill and Pub. For chain favorites, Waffle House and Applebee’s are close. 

When residents are looking for movie options, they’ll find them at AMC Sarasota 12. Sarasota is full of museums, and it’s only 10 minutes to treasures such as The Ringling Museum of Art and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is also close.  

Deer Creek residents who want to get outside will find plenty of options close by. Golfers will have multiple courses to try, including Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club, Serenoa Golf Club, and TPC Prestancia. Siesta Key Beach is only 10 or 15 minutes away, and there are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, including Potter Park and Culverhouse Nature Park. 

Deer Creek is also close to multiple health care providers, including Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.  

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Deer Creek is a one-hour drive to Tampa, and about 45 minutes from St. Petersburg. To the south, residents can get to Fort Myers and Cape Coral in about an hour. For longer trips, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport is only 20 minutes away.  

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    Deer Creek Amenities

    Amenities at Deer Creek include:

    • Outdoor Pool
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Scenic Lakes & Ponds
    • Parks & Natural Space

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