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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Watercrest, Venice FL's newest new home community
Watercrest in Venice FL is so new, it's not even on the builder' website.
If you've noticed the construction and concrete privacy wall going up on the northeast corner of the Jacaranda traffic circle, you've seen the future location of Watercrest.
As your Venice FL new home specialist, it's my job to keep you up to date on the latest news. Watercrest is planned to have 190 single family homes, with prices estimated to start in the mid $300's. Construction is already starting on the model home and sales office.
DR Horton and Neal Communities have begun work on two large new home communities east of I-75 off Laurel Road.
Neal is building a 700-home community that will be called "The Villages of Milano". A couple of model homes and what looks to be a sales center seem to be near completion as of this writing. You can see this development on Jacaranda Rd, between Boundary and Laurel Rd.
I've been told that DR Horton is developing a site for 800 homes, with ground being broken just west of the Willow Chase subdivision on the north side of Laurel Rd. It looks like DR Horton will be developing the former Stay N Play RV park and surrounding area.
On top of that, Neal is also planning on a 250 home community further east on Jacaranda at Border Rd called The Woods of Venice.
With more than 1700 homes that will be under development in these new communities, plus the ongoing construction at Grand Palm, Islandwalk, Sarasota National, and Gran Paradiso, you'll need a new homes spe…
Sunrise Preserve is coming to Palmer Ranch in Sarasota.
Sales are expected to start first quarter of 2018. The site is quite a bit larger than it appears from Honore Avenue, directly across from The Hamptons.
Sunrise Preserve will compete with nearby Village Walk as a resort style community with full time activities director. There will be a resort style pool and clubhouse, and plenty of sports courts such as tennis, pickle ball, and basketball. Homes will have 2-4 bedrooms with 1593-2623 square feet of living area.