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Deerfield Homesfor Sale – Sarasota, Florida 34240

Deerfield Homes for Sale

Deerfield is a community occupying the northwest corner of Porter Road and Raymond Road in a quiet nook in east Sarasota. Homes for sale in this area draw buyers’ searches mainly due to their proximity to Palmer Boulevard and Interstate 75.

Deerfield is accessible via either Porter or Raymond Road from the north at Palmer Boulevard which is less than a mile as the crow flies northward from the community. Notably, Interstate 75 is also just a half mile to the west of Deerfield, and this highway may be accessed from the community via either the interchange north in Fruitville Road or south in Bee Ridge Road.

Master-planned Setting

Deerfield Homes for Sale

Deerfield is a deed-restricted community set within a walled perimeter that gives you the feeling of living within a master-planned development. The main reason for this is that there is no vehicular traffic cutting across the property. The entrance and exit of the community is only through its internal street, Deering Circle, off Porter Road.

Lush canopies of trees shade the median at this community’s Deering Circle portal, thus helping create a good first impression of the homes for sale in Deerfield. The community was developed with a lake centerpiece measuring about a quarter of Deerfield’s entire acreage. Aside from its aesthetic value, the lake provides storm water mitigation within the property.

Choice home sites in Deerfield were platted around its lake centerpiece. Some of these prime lots were set along the only other internal street in the property, the cul-de-sac of Deer Lake Court. The residences on the community’s western edge are notably adjacent to a small subdivision. This neighboring community is the Otter Creek Estates, also a potent hunting ground for prospective buyers of Sarasota homes for sale.

Larger than its western neighbor, Deerfield is comprised of 93 residences built between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s. These homes bask amid a park-like setting, with the property’s lake featuring a gazebo and an observation deck to better enjoy the community’s serene environment.

The homeowners’ association fees in Deerfield have been set at reasonable rates. These dues cover lawn maintenance, cable TV, and a CCTV security monitoring system. The upkeep of the community’s lake and landscaping is likewise included in the HOA fees.

Hot Market Items

Deerfield Homes for Sale

Sales listings in Deerfield are infrequent, and those that land on the market often sell quickly. The price quotes of available Deerfield properties typically hover between the $200s and the $300s. The floor plans of these homes measure between 1,600 and 2,200 square feet featuring two to three bedrooms.

This community is an endearing place to live. Deerfield is one of the communities just south of Celery Fields, one of the popular local park destinations. Spreading over a site of 360 acres, Celery Fields is a nature preserve included in the Great Florida Birding Trail.

Besides bird watching, the preserve is likewise a center for other outdoor recreational activities, such as fishing, kayaking, biking, and hiking. In addition, Celery Fields serves as a primary storm water collection zone for Sarasota County.

Families love to settle in east Sarasota communities like Deerfield because of the top-rated schools serving this area. The nearby Interstate 75 and Palmer Boulevard, unlocks easy access not only to local life and leisure destinations such as the Mall at University Town Center and Benderson Park. These road corridors are also gateways to local healthcare facilities and the beaches of the Gulf Coast.

Deerfield Homes For Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available in Deerfield.

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MLS# T3533953 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 6613 DEERING CIR
  • Price: $557,000
  • Zip Code: 34240
  • 1934 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: DEERFIELD PH 1
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2
  • Welcome to your serene lakeside retreat! This stunning single-story, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home offers breathtaking lake views from almost every angle. Relax on your extended screened-in patio and soak in the tranquility. Situated on a prime lot, thi ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: CENTURY 21 BEGGINS ENTERPRISES

MLS# A4600856 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 6600 DEERING CIR
  • Price: $517,777
  • Zip Code: 34240
  • 1652 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: DEERFIELD PH 1
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2
  • **PRICE IMPROVEMENT!** **DELIGHTFUL DEERFIELD FURNISHED FORMER MODEL HOME!!** This was one of the ORIGINAL models called the "Flagler" when it was built. The split-plan home has a unique design with soaring ceilings, architectural openings, tray ce ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: SUNCOAST GLOBAL REALTY