1. What Are The Nearest Airports To Lakewood Ranch?
Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport is only 15 - 20 minutes from Lakewood Ranch. Tampa and Clearwater are about 1 hour from Lakewood Ranch.
2. What Beaches Are Near Lakewood Ranch?
You have plenty of options to choose from and all within an hour of driving. If you head south you have either Lido Key beach, or Siesta Key beach. If you head West in Bradenton you have Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, or Coquina beach.
3. Is There A CDD Bond in Lakewood Ranch?
Yes.. Just about all of the communities in Lakewood Ranch has either a CDD Bond or some of them call it a Stewardship. The bond is over 30 years and helps pay for the infrastructure, maintenace of common areas landscaping, parks and trails.
4. How Big Is Lakewood Ranch?
Lakewood Ranch covers over 33,000 acres or about 50 square miles. Lakewood Ranch spans from state road 64 in Bradenton down to Fruitville road which is in Sarasota. Lakewood Ranch has around a 150 miles of trails throughout all of its communities.
5. What Hospitals Are In Lakewood Ranch?
You have Lakewood Ranch hospital and its located right on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch. There are also walk-in hospitals right on State Road 70 in Bradenton and in my opinion offer great service and your in and out much faster then a traditional hospital.
6. How Many Schools Are In Lakewood Ranch
There are currently fifteen pre-schools, eight public and six private primary and secondary schools and ten campuses of higher education with an emphasis on business, vocational, culinary. and medical progams.
7. Are You Allowed Fences in Lakewood Ranch
Most communities will allow fences, but it just dpends on the location of the home. If it's on a lake then most likely you can't have a fence or it will have to be 4 foot black wrought iron fence, oir if your on a golf course then your not permitted to have any type of fence. Always best to have your realtor check with the Homeowners Association.
8. How Many Public Golf Courses Are In Lakewood Ranch
Some communities in Lakewood Ranch have golf courses inside there community and are whats called, Bundled Golf. This means there is is no buy in or equity membership. The golf is included in the deed so when the home changes ownership, the golf does as well. There is 54 holes of golf that is private equity membership that anyone can join, and then you have the Ritz Carlton Golf Course in Lakewood Ranch that people can join. Plenty of options for all levels of play.