More Housing Choices Roll Out East of Downtown Bradenton


SARASOTA, FLORIDA, November 16th, 2016 – New residential choices continue to sprout east of downtown Bradenton, with the recent market introduction of carriage homes and penthouses at Tidewater Preserve. These residences are in addition to the single family homes that WCI Communities is building in this expansive development off Interstate 75 on the southern banks of the Manatee River.

The carriage homes that this homebuilder now offers come in two designs. Both are three- bedroom configurations with a choice in floor areas of either 1,710 or 2,376 square feet. Priced starting from around the mid-$200s, these residences have low-maintenance features, and their spacious living areas provide refreshing views of their neighborhood’s marina and lagoon.

Riverside views and sophisticated elegance, on the other hand, make up the main draw for Tidewater Preserve’s newly launched penthouses. These residences likewise come in three-bedroom designs within floor areas of close to 3,000 square feet.

A Mix of Price Points

More Housing Choices Roll Out East of Downtown Bradenton

WCI Communities also has several single family homes currently under construction at Tidewater Preserve. Currently listed amongst Bradenton homes for sale, these spec builds are priced in the $500s and $600s and feature floor areas of between 2,600 and 3,550 square feet.

Separately, a new community is rising just south of Tidewater Preserve. Called Lastra, this property consists of 30 acres adjoining the Cottages of San Lorenzo and San Casciano. A project of Next Generation Development, this new development is planned as a mix of 12 single-family homes and 172 two-story townhomes, with a walking trail and gazebo amongst the community features.

At the Cottages of San Lorenzo, a new community of the nation’s top builder D.R. Horton, homes which are still under construction have also been listed recently in the MLS of Bradenton homes for sale. These residences are all priced in the $200s range and are designed with floor plans of between 1,500 and 2,660 square feet, featuring three to four bedrooms. Homes with similar square footages and price range are likewise available in the Cottages of San Casciano.

Builders of The Inlets

West of these properties, prospective buyers of Bradenton homes for sale at higher price points can also find some new construction at The Inlets. One recent listing in this neighborhood is a three-bedroom residence built this year with a floor area of 2,266 square feet and priced in the low $600s.

This neighborhood’s features include access to deep water docks that can accommodate 70-foot boats. The Inlets is a gated community with three neighborhoods: Harbour Walk, Bella Solé, and The Reserve. Its main attractions, besides water access, include lush tropical landscaping, tennis facilities, and a nature trail.

This community is a showcase for homes built by Neal Signature Homes and Medallion Home. Another custom builder, Arthur Rutenberg, also has existing builds in Harbour Walk one of which is currently the top listing at The Inlets. A canal-front home, this residence has a floor area of 3,650 square feet designed with four bedrooms and an asking price in the million-dollar level that certainly add class to the communities developed around downtown Bradenton.