At long last, an area of convenient roadways and historical charm will house the newest gated enclave of modern homes in the heart of Bradenton. Glen Creek is minutes from I-75 for convenient access to all of the region's destinations. St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Tampa & Ana Maria Island are all within 30 mins drive from Glen Creek. Built on a framework of the fastest and most robust internet and WiFi speeds in the country, UltraFi wired into every home features 1 gigabit internet speeds. Glen Creek will exceed your expectations for 21st century living. Great value, incredible floor plans, gated privacy, open-air Florida-style clubhouse, resort-style pool, shaded tot lot and much more to make this your enviable new neighborhood. Introducing Glen Creek... welcome home.
If you enjoy beautiful beaches, sparkling waterways and championship golf courses, this area may be the perfect fit for you. The Manatee/Sarasota County area is bustling with great shopping, restaurants, outdoor activities and of course world-class beaches.
You are a short 30 minute trip to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world! The beautiful gulf beaches of Siesta Key and St. Petersburg were rated the second and seventh best beaches in the United States by TripAdvisor's Users in 2018. Siesta Beach is part of the 8 mile stretch of beautiful white sand beaches known as Siesta Key. Its gorgeous pure quartz sand beaches mixed with blue-green water, picnic pavilions and sand volleyball creates a breath taking picture. Treasure Island in St. Petersburg is a long, undeveloped, stretch of beach on a barrier island with nearly four miles of gulf beachfront that will sure to please the entire family. Off of the beach, the Corey Avenue district offers a variety of funky specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and more to keep you busy for the afternoon or well into the late night hours. Also nearby is Anna Maria Island, a favorite beach of the locals that features beautiful turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. High rise condos and fast food restaurants are pleasantly absent from what many call "My island in the sun".
The Bradenton area of Manatee County offers Florida's version of Fenway Park, LECOM Park. With Spanish Mission style architectures LECOM Park offers nostalgic charm for an afternoon at the ballpark. LECOM is the Spring training camp home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and minor league team, Bradenton Marauders. Also, in Bradenton, there are plenty of dining options on Manatee Ave, overlooking the Manatee River. The redeveloped Riverwalk, aquariums, museums and libraries are all nearby. The area also features the Robinson Nature Preserve, the South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium.
All of these activities are conveniently located within Manatee County. There are also many parks in and around the area to enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing or exploring nature. Did you know that Manatee County offers the state-of-the-art G.T. Bray Recreation Center? It is is located in your own backyard and includes access to an Olympic size pool, kiddie pool and splash pad, fitness center, exercise classes, teen center, tennis hard courts, racquetball, and the use of the gym to play basketball, volleyball, badminton, pickleball, and cornhole.
The Sarasota area features the Ringling campus featuring the Ringling Circus museum, a fine art museum and the Ca d' Zan, a Mediterranean Revival residence filled with incredible architectural details and works of art. You can spend a day or a few hours at the museums. Culture is a big part of life in Sarasota as it is known for its numerous performing arts centers and thriving art galleries. The area has all of the shopping that you could ask for. In Sarasota, you will find the shopping district known as University Towne Center. All the big box stores are at your disposal here such as: Best Buy, Home Depot, Kohl's, Target and Publix. You can also satisfy your need for style with fashion-forward stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom Rack, Dillards and Macy's. Dining options of all types can also be found in this area, from casual family dining to an elegant night out for two.