University Park Country Club

Sarasota, Florida

University Park Real Estate



Acknowledged  “Best Community Design in America” by the National Association of Homebuilders, “Best Development in Region” by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, and  “Best Place to Play Golf” by Sarasota Magazine for twenty one years running University Park is Southwest Florida’s premier semi-private country club, combining the best of country club living with the most beautiful golf course homes for an exceptional way of life.

Located just west of I-75, away from the traffic, minutes to the Mall at University Town Center (opening October 2014) and only 20 minutes to downtown Sarasota. University Park Country Club world class resort style amenities, active calender of social activities and finest real estate choices is sure to suit the needs of just about everyone.


University Park Country Club at a Glance:

  • Areas Premier Semi Private Environmentally Focused Country Club Community
  • Abundance of Natural Landscape for an exquisite relaxed & laid back lifestyle
  • Acclaimed Ron Garl-designed Championship Golf Course rated 4-Stars by Golf Digest since 1996
  • Myriad of World Class Facilities including state of the art Fitness Center, Tennis Facility & Croquet Greenswards
  • Extraordinary dining at its Award Winning Park Grille & Café Restaurant
  • Variety of Membership Options with Members from all over the world
  • Full Calender of Social Activities & First Class Services
  • Ideal Venue for your Custom Planned Event
  • Exceptional Custom Built Homes


Of the 1,222 homes within the 33 neighborhood community, only a limited number of properties are currently on the market. Properties include single family homes with a few attached villas ranging in price from $250K to $1.75 million.

To schedule a tour of University Park call University Park Country Club specialists Craig Cerreta at +1 (941) 993-2502 or Toi Estes at +1(941) 896-2317


• Services:

  • A full calendar of social & recreational activities.
  • Monthly mixers, happy hours and member events
  • Clubs, clinics, golf school, lawn games and a variety of fitness classes.
  • Personalized programs including golf & tennis lessons, massage & private instruction
  • Dedicated Banquet & Catering staff to assist with planning your special event and ensuring its always memorable.


University Park Entrance University Park Gate House University Park Golf Club University Park Tennis & Fitness Center University Park Golf University Park Natural Landscape University Park Outside Dining

• Real Estate:
Meticulous planning and attention to detail make this exceptional 1,222 home 33 neighborhood community at University Park Country Club among the most prestigious and revered.  After passing through the manned gates, the winding roads and evening lights are beautiful whether you are walking, riding bikes or simply heading out for dinner. When you return, it is always with a sense of being welcomed home. The abundance of natural landscape sets the relaxed laid back tone of this “special” community where the lists of awards keep growing year after year.

You will find the finest built single family homes for virtually every lifestyle and budget at University Park Country Club from small villas to large custom single family estates ranging in price from $250K to $1.75 million. The lots provide privacy from the neighbors and many have golf, lake, and preserve views to enjoy.

To view all University Park real estate listings currently available on the market click here


• Membership:
University Park Country Club Memberships are available to both residents of University Park and residents who live outside of the University Park Country Club gates.  There is a category of membership at University Park sure to suit  just about everyone.

  • Full Membership:
    Initiation Fee: $5,000*
  • Tennis Membership
    Initiation Fee : $1,375*
  • Sports Membership:
    Initiation Fee: $1,500*
  • Social & Resident Membership
    Initiation Fee : Waived*

Special Member Events, Holiday Events and dining in the evening is reserved for members though the club welcomes the general public to lunches and Sunday Brunch.Summer & Trial Memberships may also be available. For further membership information click here or contact Ann Backus, Membership Director at +1 (941) 355-3888 ext. 234.

• Golf:

  • Award winning 27-hole championship golf course designed for players of all skill levels by world-renowned golf architect Ron Garl
  • A “must play” course rated 4-Stars by Golf Digest & “best place to play golf” by Sarasota Magazine for more than 18 years consecutively 
  • A “classic” design concept was added which makes strategy and shot making a priority
  • A Golf Academy offers members of all ages daily clinics and private instruction from seasoned LPGA & PGA golf professionals
  • A full service pro shop program enables members to be fitted with the latest golf equipment and apparel.
  • Golf leagues and tournaments provide members additional options in which to enjoy the exceptional golf facilities at University Park Country Club.


• Tennis:

  • Eleven Har-Tru tennis courts lit for night time play.
  • USPTA certified on-site staff provide tennis instruction and lessons for the club’s tennis enthusiasts.
  • Active program of clinics and tournaments available to members


• Fitness:

  • Fully staffed state-of-the-art fitness center
  • All new cardiovascular equipment including bicycles, ellipticals, & treadmills
  • Weight machines and free weights
  • Personal trainers and fitness classes
  • Therapeutic messages,
  • Walking and biking paths inside& outside the park that extends for miles


• Recreation:
An assortment of fun activities can be found for the entire family at University Park Country Club. From Model Yacht Sailing, Walking & Biking Paths to lawn games like croquet and horseshoe. Friday evenings are active with members meeting for Happy Hour at the Varsity Club. It is a great place to join friends or meet the newest members. For the women there is the University Park Women’s Club giving opportunity for great activities and a way to meet members outside of golf and tennis. At University Park Country Club you’ll find no shortage of recreational activities to enjoy.


• Shopping:
A variety of shopping experiences awaits shoppers just minutes from University Park Country Club gates. Convenience stores, specialty shops, as well as an assortment of both casual and formal restaurants can be found at University Parkway. The Mall at University Town Center opening in October 2014 will be the preeminent shopping destination in Sarasota. The center will feature a combination of national retailers including Macy’s, Dillard’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue and national restaurants including Cheesecake Factory, Capital Grille and Seasons 52 as well as local retailers not found anywhere else.


• Area Attractions:

  • John and Mable Ringling Museum of the Arts
  • Sarasota Opera House
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • Van Wezel Performing Arts Center
  • Historic Asolo Theater
  • World Renowned Gulf Coast Beaches
  • Minutes from Bradenton Airport and Tampa International Airport is less than one hour away.


*All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed & should be independently verified. Provided subject to error, changes & availability.


Proudly Recognized As:
“Best Community Design in America”**
“Best Development in Region”***
“Must Play” Golf Destination
Voted “Best Place to Play Golf” Sarasota Magazine
Rated 4-Stars by Golf Digest since 1996
“Florida’s Top Fifty” Golfweek
Host of the Annual Can-Am Croquet Tournament

Best Known For:
Area’s Premier Semi-Private Country Club
Exquisite Relaxed Laid Back Lifestyle
Focus on Environment Preservation
Outstanding Amenities & Programming
Award Winning Ron Garl Designed Golf Course
World-class Croquet Greenswards
Residents from around the Globe
Exceptional Food & Unparalleled Restaurant Views
Best of the Best” Sunday Brunch
Reputation for First Class Service

Exceptional Custom Built Homes

Magnificent Clubhouse
27 Holes of Championship Golf
11 Lighted Har Tru Tennis Courts
Casual & Formal Indoor & Outdoor Dining
Full Service Pro Shop & Golf Academy
State of the Art Fitness Center
Croquet Greensward Courts
Card Rooms  & Locker Rooms
Lounges & Meeting Areas
Banquet & Wedding Facilities
Model Yacht Sailing, Walking & Biking Paths

University Park Country Club
7671 The Park Blvd, University Park, FL

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Craig Cerreta

Phone: +1(941) 993-2502
Email: Click Here

Toi Estes

Phone: +1 941-896-2317
Email: Click Here

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty


Semi-Private Country Club Community
33 Neighborhoods

24 Hours Gated

Home Facts:
1,222 Homes

Lots, Villas, & Single Family Homes

Homes from $250K-$1.75M

University Park Real Estate


Club Membership*:

Full Membership:
Initiation Fee: $5,000*

Tennis Membership
Initiation Fee : $1,375*

Sports Membership:
Initiation Fee: $1,500*

Social & Resident Membership
Initiation Fee: Waived*

Note: Trial, Summer & Non-Resident Memberships Available

**Acknowledged by the National Association of Homebuilders  

***Acknowledged by Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

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