With the 18-hole championship Ron Garl-designed golf course as its centerpiece, River Club lies just east of I-75, in Manatee County. This Bradenton, Florida neighborhood offers large home sites, a convenient location and excellent nearby schools. Braden River Elementary and Middle School are conveniently located on-site. ... more.From maintenance-free villas to estate-sized homes, River Club offers a variety of home styles with amenities that include swimming, golfing and dining. Many homes offer golf course, lake or preserve views that give you a country feel even though you’’re a short drive away from downtown Sarasota, Gulf Coast beaches, shopping and fine restaurants.