The Ranch Knocks at No. 1 as More Neighborhoods Rise


SARASOTA, FLORIDA, February 26, 2019 – Already ranked as the No. 2 best-selling master development in 2018, Lakewood Ranch may very well be on its way to becoming the nation’s tops. Two more new neighborhoods have been added recently as platforms to its sales growth in the Ranch: Woodleaf Hammock east of Bradenton and Genoa in the upscale community of Lake Club.

Woodleaf Hammock is set as a gated community just off south of State Road 64 on the northeast quadrant of Gatewood Drive and 117th Street East. New Lakewood Ranch homes for sale are being offered by two national homebuilders in this community: Scottsdale, Arizona-based Meritage Homes and M/I Homes of Columbus, Ohio.

Energy-saving Townhouses

Noted for its energy-efficient home builds, Meritage Homes is bringing in six renditions of its townhouse models in Woodleaf Hammock. These residences come in two-story designs with their floor areas ranging from 1,756 to 2,106 square feet.

Meritage designed these townhouses with two bedrooms and two-car garage each. Located on the northwestern edge of Woodleaf Hammock, these Meritage dwellings are priced starting from the mid-$200s.

Single-family Choices

M/I Homes, on the other hand, is pre-selling single family homes in Woodleaf Hammock. Drawing its pride from high-quality home construction, this builder has a stake on 91 lots at Woodleaf Hammock.

Four M/I Homes’ design are available in this community, consisting of three one-story builds and a two-story rendition of the builder’s Spring Series of homes. These residences feature three to five bedrooms within floor plans of between 2,300 square feet and 3,760 square feet. The builder set its pricing of Woodleaf Hammock homes for sale in the $300s and the $400s.

At par with the winsome appeal of Lakewood Ranch homes for sale, either pre-owned or new builds, Woodleaf Hammock residences are bundled with plenty of amenities. The future residents of this community will enjoy lake, nature preserve, and wetland views. The onsite recreational facilities which they will enjoy, include a community pavilion, resort-style swimming pool, a spacious playfield, tot lots, pickleball courts, and dog parks.

Lake Club’s Genoa

The selections of both amenities and Lakewood Ranch homes for sale level up even more at Genoa, the newest neighborhood in Lake Club. Genoa’s homebuilder is Naples, Florida-based Stock Signature Homes which is offering 15 spacious layouts from its portfolio of three-, four-, and five-bedroom luxury home designs.

This Southwest Florida custom builder is offering choices of floor plans ranging from 2,400 square feet to more than 3,900 square feet. Prospective buyers of Genoa homes for sale can choose from Coastal Florida, Mediterranean and British West Indies architectural styles at prices starting from the $600s.

Stock Signature Homes has already opened eight furnished models for Genoa buyers’ tours. A visit to these new builds likewise brings to the fore market listings of pre-owned resale homes in the Tuscan-inspired Lake Club.

The existing homes in this community nestle amidst lakes and lush greenbelts. Current listings of Lake Club homes for sale are priced starting from the $800s up to around $7.5 million, with their floor areas ranging between 2,700 square feet and nearly 9,250 square feet. Besides the luxury features of its homes, Lake Club also draws wealthy buyers with its mile-long park and an amenity-rich Grande Clubhouse.