Suburban Living

Throughout Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties, you'll find distinctive neighborhoods with a homegrown narrative.

  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Space to Roam
  • Activities Galore

A friendly feeling radiates from the array of close-knit communities on Florida's Gulf Coast. Warm weather and relaxed weekends bring families, friends and neighbors to picturesque parks, where picnic blankets unfold and kayaks paddle.

From top-rated schools to championship golf courses and harmonious architecture, residents from Lakewood Ranch to Venice to Rotonda West celebrate the best of their communities each day.

The social sensibilities of the area's suburban communities tick all the boxes for many families, who seek a wholesome balance between work and play.


If you catch yourself day-dreaming of ample acreage and scenic seclusion, there are plenty of places to rest your hat in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties.

Venture "out east" and you'll find wide, open spaces that are vast enough for residents to enjoy horseback riding, gardening, star gazing and the pure serenity of being at one with nature.

While these countryside communities will make you feel a world away, you will never be too far from our blissful beaches and cosmopolitan cities.


New families and relaxed retirees alike take their pick from a full calendar of social, sport and wellness activities. Resort-style swimming pools, laughter-filled playgrounds and manicured tennis courts await just beyond your front door.

From navigating a nature trail to perfecting your golf swing, the amenity rich communities of Florida's Gulf Coast ensure your days are as action-packed as they are sun-kissed.

Whatever your pleasure, our region's bountiful attractions and activities are always the backdrop for endless enjoyment.