Just east of I-75, Serenoa Lakes provides ideal country living with easy access to the finest in urban amenities. The location in east Sarasota is perfect for active retirees, young professionals and growing families. ... more.Residents of Serenoa Lakes enjoy spacious and attractive single-family homes, on half- to one-acre home sites. The neighborhood includes a shimmering 30-acre stocked lake—for fishing and kayaking—and an adjoining 18-hole public golf course with driving range and putting green. There are numerous home styles and floor plans available throughout Serenoa Lakes and many homes have lake or natural views.