Founders ClubWest Coast Middle Florida
Sarasota is well-known as a one of the best Florida retirement cities with a plethora of Sarasota golf communities to choose from. The Founders Club is an exclusive gated community of estate size homes situated on the south side of Sarasota. The low density neighborhood will have 262 luxury homes at the project's completion and has some of the most beautiful amenities to be found in the area. There are miles of brick paver walking trails among grand oak trees adding the community's curb appeal. The plantation-style Golf Hall is elegant and grand. You'll find casual and formal dining, a resort-style swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitness center.
The Founders Club has been named on the list of "Top 100 Golf Club Communities" by both Links and Travel & Leisure golf magazines. Golf Memberships include year-round golf with no tee times require, golf bag storage, handicap registration via the GHIN system, lockers and wellness classes. The member-owned club keeps a full calendar of golf, social, sporting and wellness activities, including weekly groups for ladies, men, and couples as well as numerous other fun events. The golf shop, fine dining, fitness & wellness programs are all at the grand Golf Hall. During the season, the club also maintains a reciprocal partnership with the Sarasota Yacht Club, one of the finest Sarasota marinas.
FOUNDERS CLUB AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- 18 Hole Championship Golf Course designed by Robert Trent Jones
- 24,000 square foot Plantation-style Golf Hall
- The Florida Golf Performance Center with Trackman® Technology
- Bar and Grille with Outdoor Verandah
- Concierge, Executive Chef, Maitre d'Hôtel and Valet
- Fully Equipped Fitness Facility
- Exercise, Pilates, Tennis, & Yoga Classes
- High-Tech Indoor Training Facility
- Resort-style Swimming Pool
- Practice Facility with Complimentary Pro-V1 Practice Balls
- Professional Caddie Program
- Golf Shop
- Two Har-Tru Tennis Courts
- Basketball and Volley Ball Courts
Residents and their guests enjoy the best of all possible worlds including deepwater fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and beachcombing on America's #1 Best Beach, Siesta Key. Experience the exquisite natural beauty of the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Oscar Scherer and Myakka State Parks during the day, and visit the exciting Theater & Arts District at night. Visitors come from all over to attend Main Street’s popular arts festivals, as well as to visit the boutique shops of St. Armands Circle, fine art galleries along Palm Avenue, and Pineapple Avenue’s cache of antique stores full of collectible treasures. There are a host of scrumptious restaurants and endless shopping choices here, including the Saturday morning Farmers Market. The new Mall at University Town Center, anchored by such high-end stores as Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, also has an Apple store, Godiva, Victoria’s Secret and many other well-beloved establishments. All of this and more make Sarasota one of the best Florida retirement cities.
Properties at The Founders Club are built by the finest Sarasota home builders and include estate homes, golf cottages, detached villas and a Reserve Collection of single-family homes which are right on the fairway. There are numerous floor plans and variations, most with views of the lake, golf course or nature preserves. Four models of estate homes range from 5,398-8,108 square feet. Seven golf cottage models are priced from the $600k's to the $800k's ranging from 2,176-3,091 square feet. 15 Sarasota home builders models in the Reserve Collection Homes begin from the mid $700k's. Whether you’re seeking a pre-built move-in ready home or the perfect home site for a custom-built Reserve Collection home, you have plenty of choices at one of the finest Sarasota golf communities.
Ashton Elementary School, Gilbert W McNeal Elementary School, Sarasota Academy Of The Arts, and Sarasota Middle School as well as Sarasota Suncoast Academy represent the closest and best schools serving the Founders Club area. Nearby Argosy University offers a variety of certificate and degree courses including adult education, both on-campus and online in subjects such as business, psychology & behavioral science. Several other nearby colleges include Bradenton College, Eckerd College, Keiser University, and the State College of Florida.
Our real estate score for Founders Club in Sarasota Florida is 89.
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Development of The Founders Club began in 2007. London Bay Homes owns the majority of the remaining home sites.
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