Englewood, a picturesque community shared by both Sarasota and Charlotte counties, is home to beautiful beaches, several hidden islands, nature parks, cultural events and more. Manasota Key, one of Englewood’s barrier islands, is a peaceful 7-mile stretch of the most pristine and natural beaches in the area, including Englewood Beach, Manasota Beach, Stump Pass Beach and Blind Pass Beach. The winding drive through Manasota Key will lead you along a quaint path of 50’s-style beach homes and unspoiled mangroves – all leading to a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico.
Numerous parks can be found in the Englewood area, many of which offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing, nature preserves, environmental centers and more.
As in the rest of Sarasota County, the housing opportunities are endless and varied in Englewood. Choose from homes ranging from the older Florida-style “cracker” houses to luxurious homes in waterfront or country club communities. Needless to say, there’s always something to do in this unique waterfront community. Where few buildings reach a maximum of three or four stories, the serene, undisturbed atmosphere is sure to create lasting memories.
North Port is strategically located between Tampa and Ft. Myers. Its stretch of U.S. 41 is attractive and booming with a plethora of shopping, dining and other business establishments. North Port is only minutes away from some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches, including Stump Pass State Park and others on Manasota Key. There is convenient access to airports in Sarasota, Punta Gorda and Fort Myers. The Florida sunshine and warm climate allow residents and visitors alike to enjoy a high quality of life year-round. Golfing, boating, kayaking, nature walks, and horseback riding can all be done in and around North Port. You’ll find the housing choices are endless in North Port. Choose from deed restricted and non-deed restricted neighborhoods, country club and gated communities, maintenance-free homes or custom build on a 5 or 10 acre lot.