Located in mainland Bradenton, Bayshore Gardens is just 20 minutes from the magnificent white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island. Numerous attractions and museums are nearby, as are shopping, outstanding restaurants, golf and fishing. The main campus of Manatee Community College is only a few blocks away. ... more.The vintage neighborhoods of Bayshore Gardens were laid out in a classic grid that now plays host to single-story, solidly-built Florida ranch homes that line the intersecting streets of this quaint and charming community. Some homes have views of Sarasota Bay and for boat owners, Bradenton’'s Bayshore Gardens Marina is minutes away.