Quick Facts

Price Range
Low $100s - High $600s
Home Types
Single-Family, Attached
Number of Homes
782
New/Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
None
Gated
No
Construction Dates
1987 - 2019

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Overview

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club is a gated active lifestyle community in Parrish, Florida, located within 40 minutes of Sarasota and St. Petersburg. The well-established community consists of 782 single-family and attached homes. In addition to a maintenance-free lifestyle, residents can enjoy an abundance of world-class resort-style amenities that feature a clubhouse, a fitness center, and an 18-hole championship golf course.

At River Wilderness Golf & Country Club, homebuyers can find low-maintenance homes for sale near Sarasota, FL.

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Amenities 

Residents of River Wilderness Golf & Country Club have access to a world-class lineup of resort-style amenities with an optional membership to the Club. The amenities feature a 27,000-square-foot clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center, steam room, and locker rooms. Additional amenities at the clubhouse include a dining room, card rooms, golf pro shop, and multipurpose gathering spaces that host a wide variety of activities and social events.

The amenities continue outdoors as residents can enjoy the 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course designed by architect Ted McAnlis as well as a putting green. The outdoor amenities also include a pool and patio as well as tennis and pickleball courts. The grounds of River Wilderness Golf & Country Club feature scenic ponds and parks and natural spaces.

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Homes & Real Estate 

Built between 1987 and 2019, the well-established River Wilderness Golf & Country Club consists of 782 single-family and attached homes. With several floor plans to consider, interested homebuyers have many home styles to choose from.

The attached homes range from approximately 1,278 to 1,428 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Features in many homes include open concept floor plans, spacious living rooms, eat-in kitchens with upgraded appliances, master bedrooms with walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms, and lanais. Additional features in some homes include dens, screened porches, and waterfront views of the scenic lakes.

The single-family homes range from approximately 1,582 to 5,200 square feet with two to five bedrooms, two to six bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. Many of these luxury homes feature open layouts, spacious living rooms with gas fireplaces, gourmet kitchens with updated appliances, master bedrooms with walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms, and lanais. Additional features in some homes include private saltwater pools, bonus rooms with wet bars, outdoor kitchens, and outdoor fireplaces. 

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Lifestyle 

Residents of the attached homes enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of landscaping, lawn care, and exterior home maintenance. With more free time, homeowners at River Wilderness Golf & Country Club can enjoy spending time with family or pursuing new hobbies. 

Members of the community can also enjoy the variety of activities offered close to home, such as card games, book club, arts and crafts classes, trivia, and social events. Homeowners who like to stay active can participate in athletic pursuits such as golf, pickleball, tennis, yoga, and Zumba.

Surrounding Area 

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club is located in Parrish, about 25 miles north of Sarasota. This location puts residents within easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities. 

Residents of River Wilderness Golf & Country Club find themselves close to any daily conveniences they may need, including Publix, Walmart, Winn-Dixie, Save A Lot, ALDI, Sam’s Club, and Costco. Pharmacy needs can be met at CVS and Walgreens. 

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club is also close to multiple health care providers, including Manatee Memorial Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, St. Anthony’s Hospital, Baycare Medical Group, Blake Medical Center, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. 

When homeowners are looking for entertainment in the area, they can travel along U.S. Route 301, which is home to several restaurants, bars, and shops. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sunken Gardens, Florida Railroad Museum, Manatee Performing Arts Center, and Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Members of the community who want to get outside will find plenty of options to explore in the area. There are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, including Tom Bennett Park, Little Manatee River State Park, Ola Mae Sims Park, Cockroach Creek Greenway Nature Preserve, Moody Branch Wildlife and Environmental Area, and Terra Ceia Preserve State Park. 

Golfers will also find multiple courses to play at, including Buffalo Creek Golf Course, Heritage Harbour Golf Club, River Strand Golf and Country Club, Waterlefe Golf & River Club, and Scepter Golf Club. 

Those who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck, as they can drive about 40 minutes to Sarasota and St. Petersburg, providing easy access to everything these cities have to offer. For longer trips, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is about 35 minutes away.

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Amenities

Amenities at River Wilderness Golf & Country Club include:

  • 27,000-Square-Foot Clubhouse
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Fitness Center
  • Dining
  • Card Rooms
  • Locker Rooms
  • Steam Room
  • Golf Pro Shop
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Patio
  • 18-Hole Championship Golf Course
  • Putting Green
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Scenic Ponds

River Wilderness Golf & Country Club Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in River Wilderness Golf & Country Club. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Bridge
  • Gin
  • Golf
  • Literary Divas
  • Mahjong
  • Pickleball
  • River Wilderness Art Association
  • Sunday Brunches
  • Tennis
  • Trivia
  • Voices in The Wilderness
  • Wednesday Night 50/50 Drawings
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

Attached Homes

Price Range: Low $200s - Mid $200s

The attached homes of River Wilderness Golf & Country Club range from approximately 1,278 to 1,428 square feet. These homes feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Standard Attached Model1278 - 1428220

Single-Family Homes

Price Range: Low $100s - Mid $500s

The single-family homes of River Wilderness Golf & Country Club range from approximately 1,582 to 5,200 square feet. These homes have two to five bedrooms, two to six bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Standard Detached Model1582 - 52002 - 52 - 62

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