Waterside is a unique village in Lakewood Ranch because it is the only community south of University Parkway; it is part of Sarasota county, not Manatee county, like the rest of Lakewood Ranch. The official village website says this village puts the LAKE in Lakewood ranch, and you can see why. 9 large lakes span throughout Waterside Village, with the largest lake adjacent to the downtown village, called Waterside Place. Most communities have many small drainage ponds dotted throughout, but this takes “water views’ to a whole new level. With 200 miles of shoreline, and a future water taxi planned to take residents to the downtown via boat, Waterside Village is unlike any other community in the area.
Waterside place has 8 communities in the planning or early build stage. East of Lorraine there is future development planned, with the plan that this will be a custom home development. Expect to see AR homes, Lee Wetherington and potentially other prestigious home builders develop this area, which could be similar to the already developed Lake Club just north of University.
The Waterside community is planned to have a range of housing, from affordable to custom luxury homes. There are 2 neighborhood amenity centers with all of the expected resort stye features, as well as unique features like a boat launch and future water taxi. Waterside is a serene and modern place to call home.
All of the villages will have single family detached homes with premium lots at Lakehouse Cove, Shoreview and The Alcove.
Nautique, Emerald Landing and Avanti will have more affordable townhome options, featuring rear-load garages and courtyards.
Avanti will also have innovative and low maintenance villas along with townhomes and detached homes.
HOA fees will vary depending on amenties; the Alcove is set to be on the higher end, with Nautique being more affordable.
All of these neighborhoods have easy access to Waterside Place, which hosts live music events, cornhole leagues, the farmer’s market, yoga and rec leagues, and holiday events. It’s a perfect place to go for dinner on a patio with lake views, or stroll with an ice cream along the promenade.
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