New Cedar Grove Homes Right on the Money


SARASOTA, FLORIDA, April 29th, 2016 – Consider Cedar Grove at the Woodlands in North Port if you are searching for a mid-priced single family home. Centex, its developer, recently listed in the MLS of Sarasota homes for sale a pair of quick move-in residences in this community with price tags in the $200s‒$300s range.

These new listings come at a most opportune time as Sarasota homes for sale in this price range are currently fast sellers in the market. For February and March 2016, the median time to contract on single family homes in Sarasota and Manatee priced under the $300s has been on a decline compared to last year, indicating strong demand for mid-priced residences. In one recent transaction at Gulf Gate, a two-bedroom home with a floor area of about 1,300 square feet priced in low $200s landed a contract just a week after its listing.

Tempting New Builds

New Cedar Grove Homes Right on the Money

Fresh market entries especially those new builds at Cedar Grove are thus welcome additions to the stock of mid-priced Sarasota homes for sale. Five floor plan options are offered here by Centex, a unit of the PulteGroup known for its leadership in energy-efficient homes and awards in customer satisfaction.

Cedar Grove homes for sale come in one- and two-story designs with spacious floor plans ranging from about 1,700 square feet up to 3,172 square feet. Suited for entry-level buyers, the residences in this community are priced between $180,000 and $280,000. The recently listed quick move-in residences in Cedar Grove are offered at around the latter price point, featuring many designer options that should appeal to discerning buyers of Sarasota homes for sale.

Located on Panacea Blvd. just west of Interstate 75, Cedar Grove is a deed-restricted and family-oriented development across the street from Woodlands Middle School. Centex has just completed the amenities in this community including a fenced kids’ playground and a swimming pool with cabana and barbecue grills.

Choices at Cypress Falls

Centex has also taken over development of the nearby gated community, Cypress Falls at The Woodlands, a community for age 55-plus residents. The developer is expanding on the 148 single-family homes, paired villas, and garden villas in this property erstwhile under its sister outfit, Del Webb.

Mid-priced new construction is also available in Cypress Falls, and this consists of villas offered in the low $200s and designed with two bedrooms and two baths within floor areas measuring between 1,360 and 1,610 square feet. There are also pre-owned single family residences in Cypress Falls listed amongst Sarasota homes for sale priced at around the attractive high $200s range.

Developed as an active lifestyle community, Cypress Falls has plenty of recreational facilities including an elegantly decorated clubhouse with a ballroom, library, Internet café, TV room, arts and crafts room, catering kitchen, and billiards room. Residents likewise enjoy access to two heated swimming pools, tennis and bocce ball courts, putting green, and a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment. The community’s monthly HOA fee covers not only lawn maintenance, irrigation, landscaping and basic cable but also include the services of a full-time activities director.