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Rivendell Homes for Sale – Osprey, Florida 34229

Rivendell Homes for Sale

Osprey rings well amongst prospective buyers of Sarasota homes for sale largely because of communities like the Woodlands at Rivendell. Simply referred to as Rivendell in the MLS of available residences in Osprey, this community cornered a prime 400-acre site east off Old Venice Road and Pine View High School. Its acreage is notably convenient also to two major road corridors serving Osprey: Interstate 75 to the east and the Tamiami Trail to the west.

Bordered east by the 1,382-acre Oscar Scherer State Park, Rivendell real estate was masterfully developed to meld with its refreshing natural environment. The community features several ponds and lakes, sprawling preserves, and open spaces which serve as an endearing backdrop for the homes for sale in Rivendell.

Perks of Countryside Living

Rivendell Homes for Sale

The overall ambiance in Rivendell is that of a small countryside village, as its development likewise included exquisite landscaping and winding roads with street lighting and wide sidewalks. A deed-restricted community, the Woodlands at Rivendell also features underground utilities.

Additionally, the residents of this community enjoy many other amenities onsite including a bridge and paved walking trail through the woodlands of the property. Rivendell also provides a community swimming pool, and a park with a charming gazebo.

Residential Mix for Every Need

There are close to 500 home sites in Rivendell, with the choices of residential designs ranging from executive-style residences, villas, and patio homes. The residences in most of Rivendell’s neighborhoods require homeowner maintenance, except those in the Cottages of Rivendell.

This maintenance-included neighborhood consists of 84 dwellings spread nearest to Old Venice Road. Developed around a lone internal street, Meadow Sweet Circle, the Cottages of Rivendell flaunts a winsome curb appeal reminiscent of vintage homes in a 1900’s Main Street: white picket fences, lovely landscaping, and quaint front porches. The neighborhood provides a clubhouse and a pool exclusively for its residents. Market listings of Rivendell cottages are typically priced ranging from the $300s to the $400s, featuring floor areas of between 1,500 and 2,300 square feet designed with two to three bedrooms.

The prime choices in Rivendell are its estate or executive homes which include custom masterpieces of some prominent homebuilders like Arthur Ruthenberg and John Cannon. The typical asking prices for these builds can range between the $500s and the $600s. Typically designed with four bedrooms, these residences feature floor areas starting from 2,400 square feet up to about 3,900 square feet.

Hefty Points for Osprey

Rivendell Homes for Sale

Rivendell draws the interest of home buyers not only due to its proximity to Pine View School and the outdoor delights of Oscar Scherer Park. This community also meets many items on the wish list of home shoppers, such as convenient access to healthcare facilities and commercial centers, as well as hubs of leisure and cultural activities.

Just south of Rivendell, there are retail shops along with restaurants around the junction of Blackburn Point Road and Tamiami Trail. This nearby area is likewise a gateway west to the water-based recreational activities in the Casey Key Marina and Blackburn Park. Trips northward via the Tamiami Trail or Interstate 75 unlock even more points of interest in Sarasota, while similar excursions south leads to equally attractive life and leisure choices in Venice.


Rivendell Homes For Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available in Rivendell.

Please contact me if you would like to schedule a tour of any of the listed properties below.

MLS# A4457231 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1093 MALLARD MARSH DR
  • Price: $639,000
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 3155 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL WOODLANDS
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3+
  • Fresh. Serene. Harmonious with nature and stunning curb appeal welcomes you to a home in high demand Rivendell. Overlooking a sparkling lake, the outdoor living space is wonderful with a rare 33-foot solar heated pool-spa, large covered lanai and add ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# O5856051 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1148 MALLARD MARSH DR
  • Price: $587,000
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 2618 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL WOODLANDS
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3
  • Peace and tranquility abound in this newly remodeled executive home on the much sought after Community of Rivendell has it all. The pride of ownership hits you from the instant you walk into this home. As you enter through the double etched glass do ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: RESIHOME LLC

MLS# A4464977 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1019 SCHERER WAY
  • Price: $554,900
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 2498 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL THE WOODLANDS
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3
  • Location, Location, Location! You have found your dream home in the neighborhood of Rivendell with one of the lowest HOAs around. This home close to the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beautiful Nokomis Beach. The neighborhood is next to t ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES FLORIDA REALTY

MLS# A4463246 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 587 MEADOW SWEET CIR
  • Price: $450,000
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 2217 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2+
  • Bright, pristine and wonderfully spacious, this totally renovated, maintenance free, 3-bedroom home is located amid the peaceful natural beauty of Osprey's Rivendell community. This neighborhood is nestled between Venice and Sarasota, and while you'l ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

MLS# A4438247 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 725 CRANE PRAIRIE WAY
  • Price: $448,900
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 2630 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL UNIT 2
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3
  • Enjoy this 4BR/3B with a den and a 3-car garage is a charming custom home in Rivendell that blends luxury and livability. This versatile home features crown molding, dramatic double tray ceiling and gas fireplace in living room, added wall niches, up ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: HORIZON REALTY INTERNATIONAL

MLS# A4460496 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 763 FORDINGBRIDGE WAY
  • Price: $414,900
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 2062 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL WOODLANDS
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2
  • Tucked on a quiet dead end street in the heart of Rivendell Woodlands is this charming 3 bed, 2 bath Lennar built home. Freshly painted interior make it look and feel like new construction. The open kitchen has an expansive breakfast bar, dry bar, ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# T3235225 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1344 NEW FOREST LN
  • Price: $356,500
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 1732 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL WOODLANDS
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2
  • 3 bed 2 bath home with 1732 square feet. ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: CONTINENTAL REAL ESTATE GROUP

MLS# N6109582 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 542 MEADOW SWEET CIR
  • Price: $350,000
  • Zip Code: 34229
  • 2003 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RIVENDELL
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2
  • Why wait for a home to be built, or live in a construction zone, when you can move right into this home with a NEW ROOF 2020 & AC update 2015. This 3 bed/2 bath home with 2 car garage is situated inside a Tree Canopied street & MAINTENANCE FREE commu ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: CORNERSTONE REAL ESTATE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA