Central Park in Lakewood Ranch, Florida



My associates at DWELL Real Estate have been busy lately. Many of them are showing and selling homes in the latest addition to Lakewood Ranch - Central Park. This lovely community is part of the 8,500-acre, highly exclusive and award-winning Lakewood Ranch community on the west coast of Florida.

There are 6 eco-friendly and unique communities in Central Park Lakewood Ranch. Here are the following neighborhoods:

  • Brickell Park
  • Piedmont Park
  • Forest Park
  • Gramercy Park
  • Claremont Park
  • Longview Park

Lakewood Ranch is made up of 7 distinct villages where you can find homes, condominiums, townhouses, equestrian homes and luxurious estates. Amenities are endless here. Residents enjoy plenty of shopping, golf galore, tennis, desireable schools, gourmet style restaurants, business centers, medical facilities and hospital, swimming pools, exercise centers, sports clubs, and endless walking trails.

Central Park Lakewood Ranch is a certified green community. It offers more than 150 miles of nature preserves with an abundance of wildlife, community parks, trails, sidewalks, and lakes brewing with aquatic life. Other reasons why Central Park Lakewood Ranch is so popular.

Dining and Shopping

Shopping and dining are plentiful around Central Park Lakewood Ranch. You have all of the great spots along Sr. 70. Lakewood Ranch main street is only minutes away where you can dine, shop, eat some ice cream, meet friends for drinks, take in a movie at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas or sit on bench and admire the water views. University Parkway which is one exit south on I-75 has an abundance of places to get your eat, drink and shop on.

Recreation at Central Park Lakewood Ranch

The community offers a 10-acre recreational park that is a great spot to enjoy with the family. This great destination in Central Park includes butterfly garden, tennis courts, a splash park, soccer & baseball field, a dog park, fountains, walkways, trails, a covered pavilion, and various seating options. Additionally, residents can enjoy 18 tennis courts, 18 holes of free daily golf and 36 holes of private golf.

Certified Green and Award-Winning Community

Green communities are all the rage now. You are in luck as Lakewood Ranch is a certified green community. It is reported to be the biggest master-planned green community in all of the U.S. Central Park homes in Lakewood Ranch, as well as homes in the Lakewood Ranch’s six other villages all meet the eco-friendly Florida Green Building Coalition’s Green Home Standard.

  • Residents of Central Park Lakewood Ranch are treated to over 150 miles of natural trails that wind perfectly throughout the community’s 3,500 acres specifically reserved for nature preserves, lakes, and recreation parks perfect for family bonding or alone time. This is a testament of Lakewood Ranch’s commitment to preserve and protect the environment.
  • Water utilized for irrigation purposes are collected and consequently recycled, and only trees and plants native to the area are planted. In addition, the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club is a proud member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses.

Exercising in Central Park

Exercising is a favorite past time for many people in Florida. From general fitness to family health and wellness, you will never run out of healthy options at Central Park Lakewood Ranch. The Lakewood Ranch Athletic Center is a great place to play, meet people, socialize and even workout. A very large and spacious YMCA is just outside the community. If you need a little scenery head over to Siesta Key beach where you can enjoy the waves of the Gulf of Mexico as you you talk a brisk walk down the beach.

Education at Central Park Lakewood Ranch

Many parents move to Lakewood Ranch for the education. Students of every age and level have many schools to choose from both onsite Lakewood Ranch or just outside the community. Majority of Lakewood Ranch’s seven public schools are A-rated and regularly place at the top in achievement, writing, and academic exams. Among the schools, you can find the best private prep school in the area, Out of Door Academy, the private school for special kids, Pinnacle Academy, and the K-5 charter, public school, The Imagine School.

So if you want the ultimate green and exclusive living experience, check out Central Park Lakewood Ranch to see the difference for yourself. Call us at 941.812.6272 if you need help buying or selling in Sarasota, Florida.

Marc Rasmussen is broker/owner of boutique brokerage DWELL Real Estate in Sarasota, Florida.

941-822-0708 Office


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