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Hidden Forest Homes for Sale – Sarasota, Florida 34235

Hidden Forest Homes for Sale

Countryside living but minus the remote isolation is the hallmark of Hidden Forest at the heart of the Desoto Lakes district in north Sarasota. This neighborhood is located less than a mile south of Desoto Road, and it transports purchasers of Sarasota homes for sale to a community that real estate developers now rarely deliver.

The home sites in Hidden Forest are acre-sized, and all are larger than the average lot in contemporary Sarasota real estate developments. This community affirms its charming character in the lush woodlands that embrace its entire acreage and the residences within it.

Very few local neighborhoods could match the leafy setting of Hidden Forest, which as early as the 1970s had earned recognition as a green community. Its lush canopies of oaks and Florida elms combine with impressive ficus and weeping willows to give this community that distinction. Amid this verdant and lush environment, home lots have been set along cul-de-sac streets, contributing to the quiet ambiance at Hidden Forest. The community’s street names have all been tied with the community’s forest theme and designated either as Forest Lane, Forest Street, Way, Circle or Drive.

Varied Home Styles

Hidden Forest Homes for Sale

Developed starting in the 1970s, Hidden Forest has builds not only from that decade. Buyers can also find here sales-listed residences built as recent as 2001. The community’s homes, as a result, consist of an eclectic collection of residential styles. At Hidden Forest, finds of available dwellings would typically include Mediterranean revival and ranch-style homes, as well as renditions of Sarasota modern and colonial plantation architectural designs.

Hidden Forest homes for sale likewise vary widely in terms of square footage and pricing. The typical sales listings in this community feature floor areas of between 2,450 and 6,200 square feet designed with three to five bedrooms. Many of these residences have private swimming pools.

The price quotes for the smaller, market-listed residences in Hidden Forest start from the $300s. The larger, prime listings, on the other hand, fetch asking prices in the million-dollar range.

There is no homeowners’ association in Hidden Forest, and there are no common, onsite recreational facilities for its residents either. Nevertheless, there are plenty of local amenities in north Sarasota conveniently available to those living in Hidden Forest.

Local Points of Interest

Hidden Forest Homes for Sale

Longwood Run Park is one of these nearby destinations. Its facilities include a children’s playground, a basketball court, tennis court, picnic area, and a community center. Bobby Jones Golf Club, as well as the rowing facilities and events at the Nathan Benderson Park, are two neighboring points of interest which add to the perks of owning a home in Hidden Forest.

The residents of this community likewise enjoy proximity to the commercial hubs either along the University Parkway or those accessible from this major road corridor. These selections primarily include the Mall at University Town Center, Main Street at Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota Commons, and Sarasota Crossings.

The cultural activities in downtown Sarasota are also easily accessible from Hidden Forest with just a short drive via Desoto Road onward south to U.S. 301. Extending the same route westward likewise unlocks access to the Gulf Coast beaches that further sharpen market interest on Sarasota real estate.


Hidden Forest Homes For Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available in Hidden Forest.

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MLS# A4594213 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4607 MINK RD
  • Price: $700,000
  • Zip Code: 34235
  • 2832 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: HIDDEN FOREST
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3
  • Unlock the potential of this 2,800 sq ft haven on an acre with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a caged pool. Enriched by a detached artist studio, perfect for guest quarters or a home office, this property is nestled in a serene neighborhood for outdoor ent ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX ALLIANCE GROUP