September 26, 2018

If beautiful waterfront property surrounded by breathtaking nature preserves showcasing the essence of Florida living interests you, then The Islands on the Manatee River may be just the sanctuary you’ve been waiting for. The Islands on the Manatee River community offers beautiful custom homes by award winning builders and a growing list of luxury amenities in a serene and natural setting for your ideal luxury community.

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Why You Should Retire to Southwest Florida Area

September 24, 2018

Warm weather, great beaches, and no state income tax -- just three reasons advisers say Florida deserves its reputation as a retirement Mecca. Sarasota-Manatee area should be at the top of your list. Sarasota is one of the Sunshine State communities that have become popular with retirees, and for good reason. This town on the state's west coast has a population of a little over 53,000 residents and offers cultural diversity along with a variety of activities and gorgeous home options to fit your Florida retirement lifestyle. Below are five reasons to consider retiring to Sarasota:

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How Long is the Boat Ride From The Islands to the Gulf of Mexico?

September 21, 2018

The option to own waterfront property on the Manatee River is an appealing one. To own even a small piece of this beautiful, natural environment is an overwhelming draw to first and second home owners alike. However, living on the Manatee River is about much more than just the natural world. It is also about creating the lifestyle that best suits you. The beautiful surroundings, excellent amenities, and superb travel links mean that your dream could be a reality.

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Final Phase Now Open - Rio Vista Estates

September 17, 2018

Live the life you have always dreamed along Florida’s immaculate Sun Coast at The Islands on the Manatee River. Now into our final phase we have just released Rio Vista Estates are most prestigious neighborhood in The Islands. Rio Vista Estates features 65 homesites, all waterfront. This unique neighborhood combines nature’s beauty with homes of architectural distinction. As you pass through a private passive gated entry, tumbled clay brick streets great you as you wind your way to Channelside Lagoon. The largest estate sized homesites are located directly on the Manatee River with easy access to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. Estate homesites on the Central Harbor have direct access to the Manatee River and are all pre-approved for boat docks. Three new models, directly on the Manatee River, are being constructed by the area’s most sought after custom home builders. These skilled professionals can build your dream home, custom-suited for your Rio Vista homesite.

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Boat Docking Options at the Waterfront Community The Islands

September 17, 2018

Love the idea of finding your own special fishing hole? Enjoy the community of other boaters? The ultimate boating community is The Islands on the Manatee River which offers direct access to the beautiful Manatee River and a short boat ride out to the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Beauty of a John Cannon Home

September 14, 2018

Enjoy a luxurious lifestyle within close proximity to southwest Florida beaches and the cities of Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota at The Islands, a premier new home community on the Manatee River. The Islands features several award-winning builders, including John Cannon Homes, which is featuring the newest model “The Corindi”.

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10 Ways To Make Your Home More Efficient

September 12, 2018

We’re fortunate to be living in a time where technology and innovation are king. Between smart devices, apps, and more accessibility to solar power, there are tons of ways to live more efficiently.

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What to Expect From the Florida Retirement Lifestyle

September 10, 2018

For retirees, finding a place to call home for all or part of the year is a major decision. Climate is a factor, as well as opportunities for recreation. So what does Florida living offer to its retirees? And what can you expect if you choose to buy a home in a Florida living community?

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The Beauty of an Arthur Rutenberg Home

September 7, 2018

The Novara at The Islands on the Manatee River in Harbourside, features a 47’ wide Great Room/Casual Dining/Kitchen which is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing with your family in this luxurious custom home. The island kitchen, casual dining and great room open onto a huge lanai with a wall of pocketing sliding doors designed to take full advantage of the beautiful waterfront views.  

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