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Esplanade Golf & Country Club Real Estate for Sale – Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34211

Esplanade Golf & Country Club

Esplanade Golf & Country Club is an active lifestyle community emblematic of the U.S. recovery from the 2007–2009 Great Recession. The Esplanade course was among the few U.S. golf links which were constructed shortly after the recession which saw many golf courses folding up nationwide due to the economic downturn.

The publicly listed national homebuilder Taylor Morrison based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the developer of Esplanade, one of the most recent additions to the master-planned Lakewood Ranch enclave of several communities. The company started developing this community in 2012 and served notice of its confidence on the nascent U.S. economic recovery with the inclusion of a golf course along with the development of the Esplanade’s third phase.

This development is located in Manatee just off the county’s southern boundary with neighboring Sarasota, a corridor widely considered as among the hotspots of the real estate industry in Florida. Nestled in a 600-acre site just north of State Road 70, the entire Esplanade golf community is programmed for a total of 1,250 homes.

Delightful club package for homeowners

Esplanade Golf & Country Club

Purchase of a residence in Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch is bundled with membership to its golf and country club, a package commonly offered in many active lifestyle communities in Manatee and Sarasota. An Esplanade club membership allows non-restricted use of a rich collection of amenities.

Several water-based leisure facilities, for instance, were incorporated in the development of Esplanade. These include a heated lagoon-style pool, a spa and a resistance pool. An outdoor barbecue area and a fire pit, in addition to tennis, pickleball and bocce courts, all accessible by golf carts, are also among the many amenities built for the residents of the golf community.

A well-appointed clubhouse serves as the hub of life and leisure activities available at Esplanade. This Amenity Center has a grand ballroom, catering kitchen, library, billiard room, fitness and aerobics facilities. Additional clubhouse features include a fitness lawn and a formal events lawn.

All these are complemented by a wide selection of outdoor facilities, such as the ribbons of walking paths crisscrossing the golf community and the gazebos punctuating the entire length of these trails. Construction of an adventure playground, a fenced bark park and a canoe and kayak launch were likewise part of the development of Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch.

Player-friendly golf course

Esplanade Golf & Country Club

Playability was top of mind in the design and construction of the 6,716-yard Esplanade championship golf course built within 130 acres. Most of the 18 holes in this par 72 layout have an open front, enabling players to roll the ball onto the green. Its ladies’ tees were set at 4,700 yards, making the links quite accommodating to women golfers.

Nonetheless, the course is not without some challenges to hurdle. Chris Wilczynski, its 20-year veteran designer, has included some 60 bunkers and water coming into play in half of the holes in the splendid layout. Managed by Pope Golf, the Esplanade golf club is served by an in-house class A PGA pro and features support facilities which include club and cart rentals, and a driving range.

Wide-ranging home options

Prospective home buyers in the gated golf community of Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch will have choices from among detached villas and single family homes with a touch of Mediterranean-inspired architecture. There are three Esplanade home series —Club Series, Golf VII and Golf VIII—‌combining a total of close to 20 models to choose from.

The home models in this maintenance-free community have floor plans ranging from about 1,700 square feet up to approximately 3,450 square feet. Featuring two- to three bedrooms, these residences are priced from the high $200s up to the high $500s. Pre-built, move-in ready homes in this community are likewise enticing options in the MLS of Sarasota homes for sale at starting prices in the $300s and $400s.

We have built a separate page that showcases the new home models, that page can be found by clicking HERE.

Esplanade Golf & Country Club Homes for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at Esplanade Golf & Country Club

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MLS# A4521997 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites

  • Price: $850,000
  • Zip Code: 34211
  • 2275 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: ESPLANADE PH I SUBPHASE H & I
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3
  • Welcome home to your private retreat at The Esplanade, where you will enjoy Florida living at its best. Entry through the leaded light front door of this home reveals an inviting open concept design with lots of extras. The popular Lazio floor plan ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER REALTY