Granada Park Primed Up for Fall-Winter Sales


SARASOTA, FLORIDA, October 9th, 2015 – The green community of Granada Park located West of The Trail looks primed up for the 2015 fall and winter selling season as its exclusive builder, MGB Homes, announced early in September that it has completed and opened for viewing its new model home here after just a five-month construction. Two other pre-built, move-in ready residences in this community were also entered in the MLS listing of Sarasota homes for sale during the month.

Available properties in this community are delightful choices but can be rare since it is now programmed for only 25 residences. The development of Granada Park started around 2007-2008, originally set as a mixed enclave of single family homes, condos and apartments.

This plan, however, fizzled out following the last real estate crash, and only nine houses were completed. The Granada Park project was revived and reconfigured to an exclusive domain of single family residences and cluster housing when two of the community’s original residents bought the property and named MGB as the exclusive builder for the community.

Ace builder at the helm

Granada Park Primed Up for Fall-Winter Sales

Theirs was wise choice indeed. MGB, known too as MyGreenBuildings, is a multi-awarded luxury home builder propelled by over 200 years of combined industry experience. This builder has been acclaimed for its eco-friendly construction that has drawn multiple plaudits such as those from the annual Aurora Awards affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association and the Southeast Building Conference.

A hard taskmaster for quality construction as shown in some 50 waterfront Sarasota homes it has built, MGB has proven to be a perfect match for Granada Park. Besides constructing a pool with cabana, the builder has enhanced the community’s landscaping which included a community park and pond blending seamlessly with quiet, tree-lined streets. This setting serves as a fitting backdrop for charming homes in neo-traditional styles with front porches and balconies. All these elements combine to create a close-knit and walkable community which evokes an early 20th century feel.

What’s even more alluring for prospective buyers of Sarasota homes for sale, Granada Park has been certified as a Florida Green Development by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). All homes in the community either match or exceed the FGBC’s development standards which result not only in residences that have lower carbon footprint but also are less costly to maintain and have higher resale values.

“Smart home” for the taking

These high quality features are well pronounced in the model home that MGB has just finished. Bearing the coastal craftsmanship of homes built in the north, this two-story residence is of concrete block construction throughout and all of its doors and cabinets are of solid wood. Besides its durable build and finish, this home’s lighting, air-conditioning as well as music can be remotely controlled.

This “smart home” is designed with three bedrooms and three baths and half within its floor area of 2,304 square feet. It comes at a listed price in the upper $900s, and just across north of it, another residence at this price range was likewise put on the market for Sarasota homes for sale this September 2015. A four-bedroom residence built in 2007, this one is a bit larger with a floor area of 2,853 square feet. The other September listing at Granada Park is also designed with four bedrooms within a floor plan of 2,337 square and offered in the market for Sarasota homes for sale at an asking price in the high $800s.