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Riomar Homes for Sale – Sarasota, Florida 34243

Riomar Homes for Sale

Riomar is a charming, medium-sized community peculiar with its Sarasota address although it is actually under the jurisdiction of (and thus taxed and served by) Manatee County. This community occupies a 297-acre parcel on the northwest quadrant of Tuttle and Whitfield avenues. Around this area are several other neighborhoods offering both new builds and existing residences to prospective buyers of Manatee/Sarasota homes for sale. Some comparables of Riomar homes for sale, in fact, could be found just to the North and East in Barrington Ridge, however they have a Bradenton address.

Just across Tuttle Avenue is the 55+ community of the Cascades of Sarasota. It may be significant for some aspiring buyers to know that Riomar was included as a phase of the Cascades’ master development plan approved by Manatee County. Be that as it may, Riomar operates as a community independent of the Cascades, and the two have separate rules and regulations as spelled out by their respective homeowners associations (HOAs).

Retreat and Rebound

Riomar Homes for Sale

The development and marketing of Riomar real estate for sale began in 2002. Its launch was notably simultaneous with the speculative housing boom that rode on the back of way-too-lax credit of subprime lending that eventually sparked the Great Recession. The community’s developer, Levitt and Sons, as a consequence filed for bankruptcy. Other developers took over though and eventually built out Riomar as the dust of the U.S. economic debacle started to settle and the Sarasota real estate market tracked a strong rebound.

Riomar boasts of a well-developed acreage with 154 residential lots. It flaunts three lakes and lush greenbelts which provide a quiet and refreshing environment for Riomar homes for sale. Convenient for the residents of the community, Riomar provides ingress and egress not only at Tuttle Avenue but also opposite its western periphery on 36th Street East.

A deed-restricted community with no CDD fees, Riomar has formulated reasonable HOA dues to provide its residents with several amenities. Aside from the covering cost of the maintenance of its well-designed landscaping, lakes, and common areas, the fee likewise covers neighborhood security monitoring, Internet connection, and cable TV with 200 digital channels. Also, the HOA fee also pays for lawn irrigation and upkeep of the community pool and its bathhouse.

Vital Stats for Buyers

Riomar Homes for Sale

The residences of Riomar consist of a mix of one- and two-story single family homes, many built with private swimming pools. The market values of Riomar homes for sale are typically quoted from the high $200s up to the $400s, depending on their square footages and vintage. The floor plans of sales listings in this community typically range from 1,865 square feet up to 3,510 square feet designed with three to five bedrooms.

Prospective buyers of both Manatee and Sarasota homes for sale take notice of market opportunities at Riomar because of this community’s convenient location near vital road corridors, such as U.S. 301, University Parkway, and Interstate 75. These roadways are notably portals to various points of interest including those southeast around Lakewood Ranch and southwest in downtown Sarasota.

The construction of the Mall at the University Town Center on University Parkway and I-75, in particular, is one big plus for Riomar homes for sale. Nearer north of the community, a new commercial hub has likewise emerged on the junction of Lockwood Ridge Road and State Road 70 to further enhance Riomar’s market appeal.

Riomar Homes For Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available in Riomar.

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MLS# A4574704 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 6305 41ST CT E
  • Price: $630,000
  • Zip Code: 34243
  • 2281 Square Feet
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 3
  • Welcome to this absolutely stunning home in the exclusive Cascades of Sarasota, a gated community designed for those aged 55 and above, offering a truly luxurious and active lifestyle. This single-family residence is the epitome of elegance and comfo ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: EXP REALTY LLC

MLS# A4582125 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4139 63RD TER E
  • Price: $545,000
  • Zip Code: 34243
  • 1956 Square Feet
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • AMAZING RESORT-STYLE, MAINTENANCE-FREE LIVING in CASCADES, one of the most exclusive and top 55+ Active Adult Communities in all of SARASOTA! This stunning open floor plan w/2 BDR/2 BA, + Office/Den with a 2-car garage is sure to impress. This home f ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# A4580475 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 6510 42ND ST E
  • Price: $450,000
  • Zip Code: 34243
  • 1684 Square Feet
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Come and experience the Florida lifestyle with this beautiful two bedroom home. The special features include a den/office, high vaulted ceilings, solid wood cabinetry, granite countertops, large porcelain tile throughout, hurricane shutters, and lush ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: FINE PROPERTIES