Why Builders Are Bullish on Parrish Twin Rivers


SARASOTA, FLORIDA, May 27th, 2016 – Home building activity sure is picking up at Twin Rivers, a sprawling development in Parrish nestled between the banks of Gamble Creek and the Manatee River, where several pre-construction or spec homes are on the pipeline of several builders.

The projected completion of the Fort Hamer Bridge in 2017 appears as one strong factor driving builders like M/I Homes, Medallion, and Johnson Homes to push their new construction at Twin Rivers amongst listings of Sarasota homes for sale. When it opens, this span located a short distance west of the community will connect Fort Hamer Road and Upper Manatee River Road to Lakewood Ranch Boulevard. In effect, this bridge will be a link between U.S. 301 and University Parkway that will shorten Parrish residents’ travel time to and from various local life and leisure centers.

Spacious Builds

Why Builders Are Bullish on Parrish Twin Rivers

The builders’ new offerings at Twin Rivers are spacious residences with floor areas between 2,300 and 2,100 square feet designed with three to five bedrooms. Competitive entries amongst Sarasota homes for sale, their tag prices start at the $300s and top around the $500s.

More choices on Parrish homes for sale can be expected at Twin Rivers which encompasses about 1,800 acres of pastures, farmland, oak hammocks, and wetlands. Availability of estate lots in the 400-acre Phase V of this community is forthcoming, along with the launching of its new neighborhood of patio/villa homes.

Charming Old Florida Setting

The homes for sale at Twin Rivers draw market interest not only from its extensive frontage along the Manatee River and Gamble Creek. Hundreds of acres within this enclave had also been left undisturbed, and expansive acreage has likewise been set aside for recreational and open spaces.

This community boasts of an amenity center called the River House which was upgraded recently to include an observation deck/fishing dock, a boat ramp directly on the Manatee River, a riverside pavilion, fenced-in playground with new play equipment added, and expanded parking. A walking trail and picnic areas complement these facilities.

More Market Entries at Silverleaf, Travis 55

Homebuilding activity is likewise intensifying in the neighboring areas of Twin Rivers mainly as a result of the Fort Hamer bridge construction. Off U.S. 301 north of the bridge, Neal Communities has already placed amongst Sarasota homes for sale several fresh options at its new Silverleaf community in Parrish. These choices include residences designed with two to four bedrooms within floor plans ranging from 1,079 square feet up to 2,535 square feet at price points between the $100s and the $300s.

Medallion Homes has also put up stakes for its Travis 55, a 156-lot subdivision project north of Fort Hamer Bridge. This property consists of 55 acres sandwiched by the winsome community of Chelsea Oaks and another Medallion development, River Plantation. For its Travis 55 project, the builder is also seeking county approval for 30,000 square feet of commercial construction within the property. Medallion plans to build here semi-detached, single-family homes priced starting from the low $200s, signifying its bullish stance on home market prospects around Twin Rivers.