Prospective homebuyers considering only the most superlative luxury homes for sale in family-friendly communities near Bradenton and Sarasota will find it difficult to avoid the Woods of Whitfield, a lively subdivision featuring 230 single-family luxury homes within the greater Whitfield development. These charming and durable luxury homes were constructed between 1976 and 2000 directly across from Abel Elementary School; other superior schools such as Harllee Middle School and Southeast High School are set nearby.
The Woods of Whitfield is one of the more recent neighborhoods in the historic greater Whitfield community, where development actually began back in 1918. Whitfield soon ended up adjacent to the prestigious Sara Bay Country Club, which opened in 1926 as one of Florida’s very earliest golf communities, and Whitfield is now nestled amid the Sara Bay Club, the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus, and the captivating waters of Sarasota Bay. A number of genuinely large and impressive waterfront estates with private docks are set on the Bay and are part of the greater overall Whitfield community.
The convenient Sarasota Bay setting puts the Woods of Whitfield just west of Route 301 and about 5 miles east of Interstate 75. Follow the legendary Tamiami Trail south for 10 minutes and you’ll be in bustling Sarasota, southwest Florida’s emerging leader in commerce and the arts, and the home of the Ringling Museum of Art, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, and the Historic Asolo Theatre, as well as a number of smaller museums, galleries, and performing arts venues.
From the Woods of Whitfield you’re also just 15 minutes from the Bradenton-Sarasota area’s charming barrier islands and 35 miles of sun-drenched, white sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico including “America’s Best Beach” in 2011, Siesta Beach on popular Siesta Key. All along the Gulf beaches you’ll discover playgrounds, concessions, grills and picnic areas, plenty of restrooms, and plenty of free parking as well as the random drum circle or volleyball competition. Enjoy sophisticated world-class shopping at renowned St. Armand’s Circle on St. Armand’s Key. Complementing the Gulf beaches, more than 200 city, county, and state parks in the Bradenton-Sarasota area offer athletic fields, playgrounds, and nature trails, so your options for outdoor recreations are virtually unlimited. With an agreeable climate and a delightful year-round average temperature of 73 degrees, outdoor undertakings are feasible almost daily.
With superior luxury homes for sale, outstanding nearby schools, and a remarkably convenient location, nothing is overlooked at the Woods of Whitfield. The Woods of Whitfield offers 2BR, 3BR, and 4BR single-family luxury homes from approximately $200,000 and up. Families seeking a luxury home in a genuinely exceptional community shouldn’t fail to consider the Woods of Whitfield.
Back to Top