Lakewood Ranch

Bradenton, Florida


Lakewood Ranch Real Estate


Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club is a private membership club that combines all the comforts of home with all the luxuries that can be found at a resort. With so many recreational activities and amenities provided within the community, residents and members rarely need to leave. If residents do choose to look outside of the community, the club is ideally located just 2 miles east of  I-75 in Southern Manatee County providing easy access to all the conveniences that nearby culturally packed cities Bradenton and Sarasota offer. 

Just inside the front gates surrounded by palm trees and golf greens sits the Spanish Mission style clubhouse of the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club. This welcoming sight makes those who see it keenly aware that this golf and country club delivers on its promises of a luxurious lifestyle. The 17,500 acre self containing community prides itself on being the largest green certified private community in the US where green products and techniques are utilized to ensure the community minimizes its carbon footprint while its members enjoy the most wonderful sophisticated, elegant and comfortable lifestyle.

The community contains 3 championship golf courses, 18 tennis courts a variety of clubs and over 150 miles of sidewalks and trails that wind their way through the ten villages. An assortment of housing styles, sizes and prices can be found within the ten villages that compose Lakewood Ranch. Each village has something different to offer including town-homes, villas, single family homes, custom luxury homes and estates. Home prices range from $250K to over $3 million.

Summary of the exceptional amenities found at Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club:

  • 44,000 Sq/ft Clubhouse
  • 3 Championship Golf Courses
  • 18 Tennis Courts
  • Multiple Casual & Formal Dining Venues
  • Lounges & Meeting Areas
  • Resort Pool & Olympic Lap Pool
  • Whirlpool, Steam & Sauna
  • 13,000 Sq/Ft Fitness Center that includes Aerobics, Pilates & Yoga Rooms
  • Pro Shop & Locker Rooms
  • Wedding & Banquet Facilities including 4,200 Sq/Ft Grand Ballroom
  • Kids Areas & Childcare Services
  • Walking Trails & Parks
  • Variety of Lakewood Ranch Village Amenities

Home to more than 18,000 residents with top A-rated schools. This family friendly private club is the perfect place to raise a family or share the summer with the grandkids. In January 2014, National real estate consulting firms ranked Lakewood Ranch among the top 10 best-selling master-planned communities in the country.

The best way to get to know Lakewood Ranch is to experience the community and golf club firsthand. Call Lakewood Ranch Resident Real Estate Specialist Ansu Swanepoel  at +1 (941) 600-4459 to schedule a tour.


• Amenities:
Within the self contained community of Lakewood Ranch amenities are limitless. Leisure, recreation, sport, and every day needs are all covered within this private community. Just within the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club there are three private golf courses, chipping area, putting greens and a practice range. The Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club clubhouse is 44,000 square feet dedicated to a range of dinning experiences, gender specific lounges and locker rooms, card rooms, a golf pro shop and cart storage.There is a 4,200 square foot ballroom and banquet rooms with seating capacity up to 288 guests. Outside of the clubhouse there are 18 tennis courts lit for evening play, and two heated outdoor pools. Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club also offers a state of the art 13,000 square foot fitness complex with high tech fitness equipment, exercise rooms, treatment room, whirlpool, sauna, whirlpool, pro shop and men’s and women’s lockers with lounges adjacent to both gender specific locker areas.  Childcare services are also available within the fitness center. Within the ten villages there are a variety of other amenities including parks, play areas, paved walking trails, ball fields, a day spa, pools, Bocce and Pickleball courts, and more. There are nine shopping areas with a variety of businesses, restaurants and retailers located within the ten villages of Lakewood Ranch. The Main Street of Lakewood Ranch also provides stylish shops, gourmet restaurants and a six-screen movie theater.

• Services:
The social center of the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club is the clubhouse where members gather for special occasions, charity balls, card games, a variety of clubs and meetings. Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club is well known as a premier destination for events and gatherings. The club takes great pride in providing the most exceptional quality of services to its members, whether its food, presentation or delivery it focuses on every last detail ensuring the most memorable experiences.The fitness center within the Golf and Country Club provides childcare services and massage therapy with licensed staff members. Within the residential villages of Lakewood Ranch there a variety of services like the private concierge service at the community clubhouses. Of the various clubs found at Lakewood Ranch the prominent ones include the Sarasota Polo Club, the Ancient Oak Gun Club and the Sarasota International Cricket Club. With three golf courses available to club members there are a variety of services that go along with this amenity including professional golf training, club storage, cleaning and repair services.

• Real Estate:
Members have a variety of living options available within Lakewood Ranch’s ten villages:

  • Country Club East
  • Central Park
  • The Lake Club
  • The Country Club
  • Esplanade
  • Bridgewater
  • Greenbrook
  • Edgewater
  • Summerfield
  • Riverwalk

The Country Club East village is a gated community that offers single family homes ranging in size from 1700 to 6000 square feet with prices starting in the low $400ks. The Rick Robbins designed golf course can be found within this village. The certified green homes within the Central Park village range in size from 1000 to 3000 square feet with pricing in the $200K’s. A variety of parks, play areas and a ball field provide a very neighborly feel to this village. Custom homes and detached villas are the home styles that represent the Lake Club village. This gated community has a day spa and private concierge housed within the clubhouse with Tuscan design elements. The Country Club village has both single family homes and town-homes that range in size from 1,500 to 3,500 square feet and costs from $200s+ to $1million+. Within this community there are 36 holes of private golf as well as a course with daily fees. The Esplanade village is a gated community with maintenance free villas and single family homes with prices starting in the mid $200s. This community has resort like amenities with a clubhouse, spa, pools, Bocce and Pickleball courts, walking trails and more. Single family homes are available within the gated Bridgewater village from the low $300s for 2,245 square feet. At time of writing there were no homes for sale in Greenbrook, Edgewater, Summerfield and Riverwalk.

For the most current Lakewood Ranch real estate pricing or information call Ansu Swanepoel at +1 (941) 600-4459.

• Membership:
Membership at Lakewood Ranch is available to residents as well as non-residents however membership preference is given owners of homes within one of the ten Lakewood Ranch villages. Residents in the Country Club Village and original owners in the Edgewater Village may transfer memberships to the new owner of their home. All memberships including transfers must be reviewed, accepted and transferred by the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club.

Although membership to the Lakewood Ranch Country Club is not mandatory for residents of Lakewood Ranch, the amenities and membership options make joining an easy decision. Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club offers four membership categories namely Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Membership.

  • Platinum Membership offers use of the golf, tennis, fitness, aquatics and dining facilities. Platinum Members also have access to a seven-day golf tee time reservation and a three-day reservation for tennis court use.
  • Gold Membership allows users’ access to the tennis, fitness, aquatics & dining facilities as well as utilize a three-day reservation for the tennis courts. Gold Members may use the golf courses & practice facilities during the off season with additional fees.
  • Silver Membership entitles the use of the fitness, aquatics and dining facilities in addition to use of the golf courses and practice facilities in the off season with additional fees. A two-day reservation for tee times is also available.
  • Bronze Membership provides access to the aquatics and dining facilities as well as access to the golf courses and practice facilities in the off season with a two-day reservation for tee times and additional fees.

For full membership details including costs contact the Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club Membership Office at (941) 757-1846  

• Golf:
Lakewood Ranch has three 18-hole golf courses each with different features and design. Two of the courses, Cypress Links and Kings Dune, were designed by the Palmer Course Design Company. Royal Lakes was designed by Rick Robins. Each of the courses provides a unique set of challenges from bunkers to water hazards, a variety of tee boxes, bold grading, natural landscaping with interesting topography and more. Rolling fairways and majestic landscapes make each game both challenging and enjoyable for all skill sets. While cart paths are available for each course, the design of the paths varies from course to course.  In addition to the golf courses there is a chipping area, putting greens, a practice range and the Lakewood Ranch Golf Academy where novices through the more seasoned players can learn more about the game. At the Golf Academy there are teaching aids and programs to help each player improve their game. One such aid is V1 Digital Video Analysis where professional staff can analyze each golfer’s swing to enable each golfer to learn a more efficient way to swing a golf club. At the clubhouse there are 192 ladies’ and 382 men’s lockers with lounges adjacent to both gender specific locker area. The Golf Shop handles club storage, purchases, cleaning and repair services.

• Tennis:
Lakewood Ranch has eighteen tennis courts available for use located at the Tennis Center. Sixteen of the courses are fast-dry and two are classic clay courts. All of the courts are lit for evening play and utilize an underground HydroGrid system that naturally drains water away from the courts. Shaded seating and cold water fountains can also be found at each of the courts. Locker rooms, showers, a courtside deli and a pro shop are additional amenities that can be found at the Tennis Center. The on-site tennis professionals arrange a variety of club programs and social events in addition to the lessons and league training that is provides.

• Fitness:
Open only to Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club members is the Fitness Center with 24-hour access. For a good workout members can use the 13,000 square foot center for strength and cardio training, equipment, and a variety of exercise classes including yoga and spinning. Certified personal trainers are also available to help guide members in selecting classes, choose exercise programs and setting goals that suit their needs. Also available at the Fitness Center is a sauna, steam room and whirlpool to help relax after an intense workout. Professional massage therapists are also on staff to help work out everyday kinks.

• Spa:
While there are no spa facilities located within the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club there are massage therapists on-site at the 24-hour Fitness Center. A sauna, steam room and whirlpool are also available to help sooth aching and tired body parts. Spa facilities that all residents of Lakewood Ranch can enjoy include Che Bella Salon & Spa in the San Marco Plaza; and the Ana Molinari-Salon, Spa & Boutique that has locations both in Lakewood Ranch and in Sarasota. Both locations offer a variety of spa services including skin care, massage therapy, hair removal, make-up artistry, as well as hair and nail services.

• Salon:
Residents and members have access to several salon locations within the Lakewood Ranch villages. The Lakewood Ranch Hair Salon located near Lorraine Corners provides cuts, styles, coloring, treatments, extensions as well as selling hair care products. The Che Bella Salon & Spa in the San Marco Plaza offers nail services in addition to hair treatments, hair cuts, scalp massages, coloring, styling, texturizing and hair extensions. The Ana Molinari-Salon, Spa & Boutique, with both in Lakewood Ranch and in Sarasota, handles hair cuts, shampooing, braiding, hair treatments, straightening, extensions, coloring and perms.

• Swimming:
Members of the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club have access to two pools located outside of the Athletic Center. Both pools are heated for members comfort. For serious swimmers and those interested in aqua aerobics there is the eight-lane junior Olympic lap pool. For those who wish to spend a relaxing day there is the resort pool which includes a kid’s area. 

• Recreation:
Recreation at Lakewood Ranch is as varied as its amenities. Members can bike, walk, or jog on one of the many paved paths winding through the ten villages of the private community. Families can enjoy themselves at one of the many pools in the villages or at the resort pool located at the Athletic Center. A variety of parks found throughout the Lakewood Ranch property meet the various needs of the community. Adventure Park has ball fields, an inline skating track as well as trails and picnic pavilions. Heron’s Nest Nature Park is the ideal spot for boating and fishing. The Braden River Nature Trail is another good location for fishermen and it provides a park like feel as it connects to the Heron’s Nest trail system. Playgrounds, ball fields and a picnic pavilion can be found at Summerfield Community Park. With a 15-acre play place and pavilion, the Country Club East Park makes for a great place to have a family outing. The Country Club community park is another fantastic location for a family outing as it has a basketball court, a sand volleyball court, a picnic area and playground. The Lakewood Ranch District Park is a good spot for a range of sports including tennis, basketball, racquetball, soccer, softball and football. Greenbrook Park with its play set and small pavilion is a nice location for younger children. The Premier Sports Campus with its 140+acres and 22 fields is the perfect location for soccer, field hockey, rugby, lacrosse, archery and other field games. Thanks to the various parks, the Athletic Center and the Premier Sports Campus a wide variety of sports can be played within the community on any given day.

• Chldren/Youth Programs:
Children at Lakewood Ranch have busy social lives just like their parents. The clubhouse has a variety of holiday events that children of all ages can enjoy. Children can join their parents on a bike ride or a walk through the ten villages on one of the many paved paths. The resort pool located at the Athletic Center even has a kid’s area with water features providing hours of fun. Childcare services are available at the center. Older youth can participate in programs designed for their age group for both golf and tennis. Playgrounds and picnic areas can be found at Summerfield Community Park, Country Club East Park, and the Country Club Community Park. Greenbrook Park, located near one of the schools, this park is perfect for younger children with its play set and small pavilion. Older youth can enjoy the myriad of courts and fields throughout the ten villages which cover basketball, volleyball, soccer, racquetball, softball/baseball, football, field hockey, rugby, lacrosse and so many more field games. Those who call Lakewood Ranch their home attend schools within the ten villages. These schools are some of the best in the country as they are top A-rated.

• Dining:
Members of the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club have a variety of dinning options at the clubhouse and within the shopping areas located inside of the community. Both informal and formal dinning settings are available within the clubhouse. The Grille handles all the menus of these settings and the food is as eclectic as are the settings. There is casual dinning fair such as chicken wings as well as more refined like the lobster ravioli and the grand marnier duck. Catering services are also provided through the clubhouse for a variety of events. There is no initial food and beverage minimum through the clubhouse. All twelve of the shopping areas within the villages provide dinning options ranging from the very casual Subway or Michelangelo Pizza to local fine dinning establishments. There are even places to grab coffee on the go like Dunkin Donuts or shop to make your own meal at home like Publix Supermarket.

• Shopping:
The designers of Lakewood Ranch truly thought of everything at the onset of the development for this community. Each of the ten villages has at least one shopping district. There are a total of 3 Publix Supermarkets, a Walgreens, UPS Store, Huntington Learning center and a variety of other retail shops including restaurants and nationally known chains. Just on Main Street alone there is boutique shops that sell fashion and jewelry and gourmet restaurants that are family friendly. If perchance one of the twelve shopping areas just does not have quite what is needed then Bradenton and Sarasota an almost equal distance away. In northern Sarasota The Mall at University Town Center is a good place to start. This location features stores like Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

• Area Attractions:
The community of Lakewood Ranch has a very profound dedication to the Arts. The community is known for having Signature Events that showcase both local and national artists. Other prominent events focus on wine, music, film and the performing arts. The six-screen Lakewood Ranch Cinemas located on Main Street shows both independent and mainstream movies. It is not hard to understand this link to the arts as the community is so close to Bradenton and Sarasota which are two very art centric communities. Between these two smaller cities there are over 40 art galleries as well as the Ringling Museum of Art and the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Other must see cultural attractions include the Jazz Club of Sarasota, Sarasota Orchestra, the Asolo Repertory Theatre,  South Florida Museum, Sarasota Ballet and Manatee Players Theater. For those who enjoy the outdoors, both Sarasota and Bradenton have pristine beaches with crystal blue waters. Siesta Key is the perfect place to spend the day swimming in the gulf while the Sarasota Bay provides an assortment of other aquatic sports. The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is the perfect place to spend the day getting lost in the magnificent array of colors and scents of the tropical and exotic plants.


Best Known For:
Private Gated Self Contained Community
Largest Green-Certified Community in US
Exceptional Resort Style Amenities
Wonderful Way of Life
Youngest Membership in the Area
3 Luxurious Golf Courses
World Class Athletic Center
Premier Wedding & Event Location
Outstanding Programs & Activities
Casual, Elegant & Private Lifestyle
Top 10 Best Selling Communities in the US**

44,000 Sq/ft Clubhouse
3 Championship Golf Courses
18 Tennis Courts
Multiple Casual & Formal Dining Venues
Resort Pool & Olympic Lap Pool
Whirlpool, Steam & Sauna
13,000 Sq/Ft Fitness Center
Aerobics, Pilates & Yoga Rooms
Wedding & Banquet Facilities
4,200 Sq/Ft Grand Ballroom
Lounges & Meeting Areas
Kids Areas & Childcare Services
Walking Trails & Parks
Assortment of Village Amenities

Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club
7650 Legacy Boulevard, Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202

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Ansu Swanepoel
Keller Williams Realty of Manatee

Phone: +1 (941) 600-4459

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Lakewood Ranch Resident Real Estate Specialist

Lakewood Ranch Clubhouse







17,500 Acre Gated Community
10 Neighborhoods
24 Hour Security

Club Membership*:
Private Membership Club
Resident & Non-Resident Memberships are Available
Preferential Opportunities for Homeowners in The Country Club Villages 
4 Membership Types – Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze

Home Facts:
Town-Homes, Single Family Homes

Villas & Luxury Estate Homes

Homes from $250K-$3 Million

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** National real estate consulting firms rank Lakewood Ranch as a top-10 best-selling master-planned communities in the country- January 2014.