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Manatee County Real Estate

Like a gem set on a ring finger, Manatee County is peninsular Florida’s most westerly protrusion into the Gulf of Mexico, making it an ideal tropical home to the best golf destinations in the Sunshine State.

It is also a premier site for tennis enthusiasts and waterfront living.

Homes for Sale in Manatee County FL


One of the best members-only golf clubs in Manatee is Waterlefe. “The course presents both challenge and beauty to players of differing abilities,” says designer Ted McAlins.

Members also receive exclusive access to the Club’s fitness center, equipped with the best and latest machines. The clubhouse serves delectable meals to Club members every day.

The single-family homes in the neighborhood include:

  • Lovely golf course views
  • Spanish-style residences with soaring ceilings
  • Gourmet kitchens
  • Gorgeous master suites


This gated community of over 1,000 detached villas and homes is a consistent top-scorer for those who live active and healthy lifestyles.

Esplanade does not only have gorgeous landscape views and luxury waterfront homes, it is also part of the largest green-certified community in the US.

Besides its amazing golf course and tennis programs, Esplanade has plenty of room for other sporting interests like kayaking and canoeing. Or leisurely rounds of championship bridge.

There are other perks:

  • Top-of-the-line resort amenities
  • Beautiful lakes
  • Relaxing Mediterranean-style architecture

River Strand

As far as golf and tennis are concerned, the River Strand Golf and Country Club is a favorite among enthusiasts.

Corey Pion, the club’s PGA Head Golf Professional, says it best: “River Strand features Arthur Hill’s trademark generous fairways and precision approach shots.”

Aside from the wonderful golf links, three on-site tennis professionals and state-of-the-art facilities are found in the club’s racquet courts.

Those who wish to buy a home in River Strand can choose among their wide selection of properties, categorized as follows:

  • Coach
  • Executive
  • Manor
  • Terrace
  • Villas
  • Verandas


In Rosedale, homeowners vary from seasonal to permanent. Some are buying a second home for vacation, while others are choosing to retire in this peaceful and well-off community.

In terms of location, Rosedale is strategic:

  • Only minutes away from historic Downtown Bradenton, Sarasota
  • Even nearer the Gulf of Mexico, where you can indulge in all types of the watersports

There are many homes with contemporary architectural styles in Rosedale, and all are aesthetically appealing and structurally sound.

The Rosedale clubhouse also offers many amenities.

Tidewater Preserve

This master-planned boating community is Bradenton’s pride and joy.

Nestled in a guarded waterfront location along the Manatee River, Tidewater Preserve is blessed with an abundance of conservation areas and lakes.

While water is the dominant theme in the community’s pastimes, the choices for residential styles come in a more diverse palette, including:

  • Carriage homes
  • Grand villas
  • Classic homes
  • Riverfront homes
  • Model homes
  • Dream-ready homes

To learn more about the homes in East Manatee County, contact us today!