Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club Community Spotlight
Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club is a one of several gated neighborhoods within the Palmer Ranch master-planned development which, at 10,000 acres was when it was developed, the largest real estate development project ever undertaken in Sarasota. Its location on the southern edge of Sarasota, next to the town of Osprey is sought-after because of its proximity both to the fine dining, shopping, arts and cultural and entertainment venues of Downtown Sarasota but also to the beautiful, soft beaches on Siesta Key. The landscaping in Stoneybrook is beautifully maintained making it a delightful place to take a stroll or a bike ride along sidewalks that meander past lakes, foliage and lush landscaping. Altogether, there are about 950 homes and condos in the Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club community.
Residences in Stoneybrook range from maintenance-free one and two bedroom garden condos to spacious detached single-family homes to stunning estate homes. Prices range from the mid $100's for a modest one bedroom condo all the way up to over $500,000 for the nicest single-family homes on premium golf course or lakefront lots.
For those not so enamored with golf, Stoneybrook has a section with homes without the fees typically required in a country club community. And, there are multiple community swimming pools throughout the development. The Stoneybrook community is also located close to the Legacy Trail biking and walking trail that extends for nearly 17 miles through Sarasota County all the way to Venice. Stoneybrook is also within walking distance of an incredible YMCA complex offering traditional fitness classes, indoor and outdoor swimming, a water park, a rock climbing wall, tennis and basketball courts as well as sports programs for all ages.
The 18-hole, par 72 golf course designed by Arthur Hill has 6 sets of tees enabling virtually everyone to play at their own level. From the most forward tees, the course measures 4,695 yards, and from the farthest tees, 6,587 yards. There is also a driving range and resident pros to help you improve your game. The golf course surrounds a country club facility offering the full spectrum of amenities you would expect at a premier country club including a pro shop, heated Olympic size pool, jacuzzi, 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, a fully-equipped fitness center, a lovely restaurant and and a more informal grille room.
Many of the homes and condos offered for sale in Stoneybrook are sold turnkey-furnished and, for those interested in purchasing a property as an investment now and a retirement home later on, Stoneybrook has an active on-site rental office.