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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Updated Toscana Isles Video Tour Sept 2018 | Venice FL
As your Venice FL area new home sales specialist, I stay on top of the latest news and developments to help you with your new home purchase. Remember, new homes cost the same when you're working with your own Realtor
I regularly update the video tours of these neighborhoods so you can see the construction progress. Over the weekend I was in Toscana Isles.
Toscana Isles has one of the best new construction deals around, with condominiums starting in the mid $200,000's and single family homes starting in the low $300,000's. For a low HOA fee, residents here enjoy a resort-level community pool set on a gorgeous lakefront peninsula, a dog park, tennis, and manned guard gate.
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…