Central Park Lakewood Ranch is part of the 8,500-acre, highly exclusive and award-winning Lakewood Ranch community. It is strategically located on the Florida Gulf Coast and very near I-75. Central Park Lakewood Ranch is made up of six eco-friendly and distinctive neighborhoods. Central Park homes in Lakewood Ranch can be found in the following neighborhoods:
Lakewood Ranch, where Central Park homes in Lakewood Ranch is located, is composed of seven unique villages where you can find residential condos, townhomes, and more lavish estates. Generally, Lakewood Ranch offers a multitude of family and gourmet style restaurants, a host of shopping options, boutiques, top-notch schools, business parks, a medical center and hospital, various golf courses, swimming pools, fitness centers, sports clubs, and tennis courts among many others.
Likewise, as a certified green community, Central Park Lakewood Ranch offers more than 150 miles of nature preserves with rich wildlife, community parks, trails and sidewalks, and lakes teeming with aquatic life. Other reasons why you’ll love living in Central Park Lakewood Ranch include the following:
Recreation at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
Central Park Lakewood Ranch offers a 10-acre, family oriented and earth-friendly recreational park. This park includes a dog park, butterfly garden, tennis courts, a splash park, soccer field, baseball field, fountains, walkways, trails, a covered pavilion, and various seating options. Additionally, residents can enjoy 18 tennis courts, 18 holes of free daily golf, 36 holes of private golf, and more than 80 clubs you can join to your heart’s content.
Certified Green and Award-Winning Community
Lakewood Ranch is an award-winning and certified green community. It is hailed as the biggest master-planned green community in all of the United States. 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.
Dining and Shopping at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
Living in Central Park homes in Lakewood Ranch puts you in the center of eight unique and ever-growing shopping quarters where you can find absolutely everything—grocery stores, specialty food stores, clothing stores, upscale boutiques, wine shops, jewelers, dry cleaners, pharmacies, quaint coffee shops, flower shops, ice cream parlors, and a wide array of restaurants, among others. Dining options include family style restaurants, bistros, international cuisine, and upscale, gourmet dining. Main Street also boasts of the Lakewood Ranch Cinemas where you can catch both mainstream and indie films.
Fitness, Health, and Wellness at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
From general fitness to family health and wellness, you will never run out of healthy options at Central Park Lakewood Ranch. Among many others, you can choose to go to the Lakewood Ranch Athletic Center, the YMCA or start and finish your days re-energizing and recharging in one of the many rejuvenating health spas and salons. The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center on the other hand offers residents awareness seminars and education, as well as health screenings every month. For those religiously grounded, the community also offers more than 20 different places of worship for your personal requirements.
Culture and the Arts at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
Various festivals and events held at Lakewood Ranch are filled with music, art, and culture. These include Music on Main, Art at the Ranch, Suncoast Wine Festival, and Evening Under the Stars. Central Park Lakewood Ranch also offers easy access to the cultural and artsy delights of Manatee and Sarasota.
Education at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
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.
For those want to pursue higher education, enrichment or technical education, you can find onsite the campuses of Everglades University, Manatee Community College Center for Innovation and Technology, Keiser University and Culinary Institute, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Meridian Career Institute, and the Manatee Technical Institute. While the Ringling College of Art, University of South Florida, and Manatee Community College can be easily accessed.
Employment and Business Opportunities at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
More than a whopping 1,200 business including LECOM, GE Infrastructure Technology, Gevity HR, Gold Coast Eagle, and Roper Industries among others call Lakewood Ranch home. Likewise, since the community is located within close proximity of I-75, you will also have easy access to major business markets in Tampa, Orlando, Venice, and Fort Myers.
Giving Back at Central Park Lakewood Ranch
When you become a resident in one of the Central Park homes in Lakewood Ranch, you will be part of the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund aimed at helping programs enhance youth activities, educational opportunities, and support for health, the elderly, environment, culture, and libraries.
So if you want the ultimate green and exclusive living experience, check out Central Park Lakewood Ranch to see the difference for yourself.
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