Florida’s Suncoast lifestyle offers a unique combination of art, culture, and a breadth of outdoor activities that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you long for the natural beauty of the Myakka treetops, the honey tinged creativity of a perfect cocktail or the sonic delight of every Verdi opera ever sung, you’ll enjoy your adventures in the sun-soaked landscape of Sarasota County.Read More
Sarasota-Manatee County waterways cover over 300 square miles of coastline. These waters offer quality recreational opportunities for pleasure boating and fishing. Mangrove forests, seagrass beds, salt marshes, and mud flats are among a few of the important coastal habitats which serve the abundant bird and marine animal populations of the Counties. The coastal waters of Sarasota-Manatee Counties are home to a variety of marine life, including bottlenose dolphin, loggerhead turtles, and West Indian manatees. Anglers will find an array of game fish and crustaceans within the bays and in the Gulf of Mexico, especially at the county’s numerous artificial reefs.Read More
Whether you're a fair-weather visitor who doesn't want to spend the winter shoveling snow or someone looking to relocate to Florida year-round, the Suncoast is the perfect place to live. The Islands on the Manatee River is the perfect community for upscale Florida living- located near world-class shopping, sports, museums, and the beauty of nature, our community puts you within reach of everything you love.Read More
Sarasota, Florida happens to be not only a great vacation spot for the family, but also one that keeps us happy with its luxury lifestyle. It is home to many of the most exclusive communities and clubs in the U.S. For those who love to shop, you will find some of the best shops on Longboat Key and St. Armands Circle. But even if you prefer the more active lifestyle, you will never be bored with all the area has to offer.Read More
The dream of Florida living is alive and well. Sunny beaches, warm winters and abundant wildlife are just a few of the amenities that attract both the young and young at heart to Florida’s Suncoast. Whether thinking about retiring or simply looking for the perfect location for your second home, The Islands on the Manatee River offers many perks when choosing the perfect community to match your lifestyle.Read More
The Islands on the Manatee River is the only community within minutes from Lakewood Ranch that offers new construction home-building opportunities on navigable waters. It features plenty of water sports, boating, and fishing adventures, which makes it the perfect place to call home.
You’ve chosen the location and the neighborhood in which to build your new luxury home, now it’s time to decide the type of home you would like for you and your family. Before you look at any of the floor plans offered by our preferred custom home builders, consider some of the specifics you need to ensure your new home fits your lifestyle.Read More
Boating opens up a unique way to visit many of the interesting locations the Bradenton area area has to offer. The following destinations can be easily accessed by boat:Read More