David Barr's blog about new homes for sale in Sarasota, Venice, and Lakewood Ranch. I specialize in helping home buyers locate and purchase new construction homes from the 40 new construction neighborhoods I serve in two of the top 5 master planned communities in the country.
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Caribbean Village | DR Horton Now Available | Venice FL
DR Horton is starting another new home community in Venice called Caribbean Village. No models are currently available, but they have already begun selling.
The Hamilton front elevation: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1554 sq ft. starting at $249,990
Caribbean Village is located at the intersection of River Road and Venice Avenue and will be comprised of 187 single family homes. The community will be low density, so homes will not be stacked tightly, such as parts of Stoneybrook or Islandwalk.
DR Horton will be offering 5 floor plans from 1,554 to 2,587 square feet under air, with prices starting right at $250,000. Homes will be maintenance free with a clubhouse and fitness center, resort style pool, and bocce ball courts. There is no CDD fee at Caribbean Village, and HOA costs are expected to be around $200 per month.
Please contact me if you are interested in receiving available floor plans and being among the first to reserve your new home at Caribbean Village.
Earlier this month ( January 2019), I issued an e-newsletter highlighting 6 new home communities in the Sarasota area.
Add one more to the list. Promenade Estates is coming soon to the Palmer Ranch area.
Located on Honore Avenue, south of Central Sarasota Parkway and directly across from Hammock Preserve, there's not much information available yet.
Existing competing new home communities in Palmer Ranch offer paired villas, some town homes, and upscale single family homes, most of which I expect will be available in Promenade Estates. The builder, DR Horton, has a luxury home series called Emerald Homes, which I expect will occupy a section of the site, much like they are doing in Toscana Isles in nearby Nokomis/North Venice.
I'll be updating my website page for Promenade Estates with the latest information as it becomes available. Bookmark my page or contact me for a tour of Sarasota new homes.
Did you know that working with your own Realtor costs you nothing if you're buying a new construction home?
One of the advantages of working with your own Realtor when buying a new home in The West Villages is that I can compile information on all the new home communities, and put that information on my real estate website at davidbarrhomes.com.
You don't have to click on all the different builder websites for the different communities, uncertain that you found them all.
Interested in other master planned communities nearby? I also serve Lakewood Ranch, and the 100% solar-powered Babcock Ranch in south Charlotte County, a little over an hour south of The West Villages.
The builder (Divosta) is estimating Beachwalk will be open for pre-sales in fall of 2020. This means you can reserve your home site with a refundable deposit.
In case you haven't heard about Beachwalk, it's the sister community to Divosta's highly popular Islandwalk in Venice. I believe Beachwalk will be as popular, if not more, mostly due to it's location value. It's only 2.5 miles from Manasota Key beach via the northern bridge on Manasota Beach Road.
Beachwalk will not have the extensive lake views of Islandwalk, but a restaurant and bar and grill are planned here. I expect an amenities center that will closely match the clubhouse and pool in Islandwalk.
Model homes for Beachwalk won't be completed by the time they open for pre-sales. Pulte, which owns Divosta and Del Webb, just opened a brand new model park in Del Webb Lakewood Ranch. You can view my photo gallery of these new floor plans at lakewoodranchdavid.com/d…