Of all the golf and country club communities in Southwest Florida housing market, The Founders Club in Sarasota stands out as one of the most desirable and luxurious. For prospective home buyers who are passionate about golf, The Founders Club offers a pristine and challenging course as well as luxury estates that are among the most stylish in Sarasota.
The Founders Club is located in the Fruitville district, just a few miles east of I-75. The 262 estates in this 700-acre country club have been developed by luxury home builders such as London Bay, Lee Wetherington and John Cannon. Properties range between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet of living space, and they are magnificent. The prevailing architectural styles are Tuscan, Mediterranean and Caribbean; since these are luxury estates, you can expect features such as designer kitchens with custom wood cabinetry and granite counter tops, breakfast nooks with panoramic windows, walk-in closets, covered swimming pools with terraces, studios, lofts, sun decks, crown molding, cathedral ceilings, and much more.
Homeowners in The Founders Club are known to hold on to their properties; only a handful of listings come on the market at any given time. Pricing as of mid-2018 started under $950K for a three-bedroom estate with five bathrooms and 3,679 square feet of living space.
The championship golf course at The Founders Club is surrounded by 90 acres of wetlands and forest preserves, and is one of the most scenic in Florida. Membership is limited for the purpose of giving players open access without having to wait for tee times. Golf is not the only amenity that residents can enjoy; the elegant clubhouse features a fine-dining restaurant, lounges and a state-of-the-art fitness center. There are also pools, tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, a gorgeous picnic area, and many nature trails.
The shopping center closest to the Founders Club is Sarasota Crossings near I-75; for more comprehensive shopping, the Mall at University Town Center is only a few miles away. Driving to the beaches of Siesta Key takes about 30 minutes.
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