Immediately north of University Parkway and west of Interstate 75, popular University Place is a relatively new and dynamic community of more than 400 single-family, ultra-luxury homes for sale in the growing University Parkway region between Bradenton and Sarasota. University Place was developed beginning in 2002 by prestigious Florida homebuilder Pat Neal. It’s a family-friendly community featuring impressive, contemporary luxury homes for sale in a location that’s literally near everything southwest Florida has to offer. If you’re a prospective homebuyer who’s also seeking convenience and peace of mind, University Parkway could be the community for you.
Most of the luxury homes for sale at University Place feature vaulted ceilings, high-tech kitchens and baths, breakfast bars, and 2-car or 3-car attached garages. This gated, master planned community offers joys and delights with the entire family in mind. Amenities include 2 community pools, 2 fitness centers, a hot tub and spa, a child-safe playground, a tennis court, nature trail, a complete picnic and barbeque facility, and several acres of flourishing wetlands and nature preserves. University Place Community Park, the community’s centerpiece, offers even more amenities including lighted tennis courts.
While the amenities inside University Place are superlative, it may be the location that finally makes University Place so irresistibly attractive to homebuyers. Several of the region’s finest schools are nearby: Kinnan Elementary, and Braden River Middle and High Schools. Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Glenbrook Adventure Park, Longwood Park, and the beautiful Braden River are all only brief minutes away from University Place. It’s also one minute to Interstate 75, 5 minutes to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, and only 15 or 20 minutes to downtown Sarasota, the barrier islands, and the sparkling sunny beaches strung along the Gulf of Mexico. Golfers are virtually surrounded by impressive nearby country clubs and legendary courses like the Sarasota Bay Country Club, The Meadows Country Club, and the several courses at Lakewood Ranch.
Among those who truly love University Place are the shoppers, because the nearby retail options on University Parkway are splendidly exciting. University Place is less than 5 minutes from University Center, University Park Center, and University Consumer Square. In fact, University Parkway is the site of the now-under-construction University Town Center, scheduled to open in 2014 with Macy's, Dillards, Saks Fifth Avenue, Cartier, Abercrombie & Fitch, and over 100 additional retailers. Buying one of the luxury homes for sale at University Place will put you in the perfect spot to take advantage of remarkable upscale shopping opportunities.
University Place is a dynamic, growing, deed-restricted community offering 2BR, 3BR, and 4BR single-family luxury homes. If you’re a homebuyer seeking convenience as well as peace of mind, University Place is the place.
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