Are you looking for a neighborhood that doesn’t have CDD fees or high HOA dues? If so, then read on about D.R. Horton’s latest community called Garden Village in Sarasota, Florida.
Garden Village is located just minutes from Interstate 75. Nestled off of Cattleman Road, this gated community offers all the desired nearby conveniences such as shopping, dining and schools while sitting in a peaceful surrounding.
The community will feature only 170 home single family homes with prices starting at $290, 990. Home sizes will range from 1504 square feet (one level) to over 2,400 square feet (two stories). All homes in Garden Village will be concrete block construction and will feature two car attached garages.
Homes for Sale in Garden Village Sarasota
Home Designs for Garden Village Sarasota
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The Community of Garden Village will offer 4 different floor plans with each home offering two different elevations. Take a look at the various plans below.
Allex: The Allex floor plan is one story, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath home with approximately 1500 square feet and a two car attached garage. The base price starts at $290,990.
Aisle: The Aisle home is a two story, two car attached garage and features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The starting price is $315,990.
Elston: The Elston model is the mid-size home offered in Garden Village. The Elston is 2,260 square feet, features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and also has a two car attached garage. Prices for the Elston begin at $325,990
Robie: The Robie floor plan is the largest home to be built in Garden Village. Coming in at 2,447 square feet, the Robie has 5 bedrooms plus a den, 3 full baths, and a two car attached garage.
Features Included Garden Village Homes
All homes built in Garden Village are designed with energy efficiency in mind while not compromising on style or innovation.
The following packages are included in every home
- Granite Counter Tops in the Kitchen
- Stainless Steel Appliances, including smooth top electric range, over the range microwave, built-in dishwasher, and side by side refrigerator.
- Washer and Dryer
- Covered Lanai
- Garage Door Opener
- 14 SEER Air Condition System with Heat Pump
- Professionally Designed Tropical Landscape Package
- Automatic Lawn Sprinkler System for front and sides of homesite
- Boracare Termite Treatment Throughout House
HOA Dues for Garden Village
Low homeowners association dues and zero CDD fees make this community not only affordable but attractive. Whether you are looking to build your first home and want to grow into it or are looking for a winter retreat, you will find this community a great option to control expenses while enjoying everything Sarasota has to offer.
The HOA dues in Garden Village are $60 per month and include the maintenance, landscaping, and insurance of the common areas. Your dues will also include taking care of the community ponds and street lights. Since Garden Village is a gated community, the HOA fees will also provide for maintenance of the gate and management fees.
Shopping Nearby Garden Village
Because Garden Village in Sarasota has a prime location, you will find great shopping, restaurants within minutes of your front door.
University Park Mall, 140 University Town Center, Sarasota. University Park Mall is just one exit north of Garden Village. You will be able to shop at retailers such as Macy’s, Dillard’s and specialty shops as well.
Sam’s Club, 300 N. Cattleman Road, Sarasota: Sam’s Club is so close that you won’t have to fight traffic to do a quick run for just about anything your house will need.
Detwiler’s Farm Market, 6000 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota: This is one of my favorite places to buy groceries, organic produce, fresh baked good, deli, and a butcher shop too. Detwiler’s is just minutes away from Garden Village.
Lowe’s Home Improvement, 5750 Fruitville Road, Sarasota: You won’t have to drive far to get to the nearby hardware store.
Gecko’s Grill & Pub, 351 Cattleman Road, Sarasota: Locally owned, Gecko’s offers a variety of food, great Sunday football menus and more. They run great weekly specials too.
Schools for Garden Village
There are four public schools as well as private that serve the zip code 34232. Student total population for the public school system is approximately 2,400.
Brentwood Elementary,2500 Vinson Ave, Sarasota, FL 34232: Grades K-5, Brentwood is a Florida A Grade School
Fruitville Elementary: Grades PK-5, 601 Honore Ave, Sarasota, FL 34232. Fruitville Elementary is a Grade A Florida School.
McIntosh Middle School, Grades 6-8, Stem A2 Magnet School (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Arts & Agriscience.
Sarasota Academy of the Arts, 4466 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34232. Grades K-8. Charter School.
Sarasota High School, 2155 Bahia Vista Street, FL 34237, Grades 9-12.
Parks Near Garden Village
Garden Village’s location allows easy access to several parks, all within minutes of home. Many parks offer summer programs and indoor gyms as well.
Colonial Oaks Park, 5300 Colonial Oaks Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232: Colonial Oaks Parks is less than a 7-minute drive from Garden Village. This dog-friendly park sits on over 23 acres and offers a large children’s playground, restrooms, tennis and basketball courts. You can also find the perfect shade tree for a picnic or grill something for a small gathering. Colonial Oaks Park also has indoor facilities that support exercise classes, such as yoga, cardio and more. Summer camps will keep the kids active when school is out of session.
Fruitville Park, 5151 Richardson Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232. This neighborhood park has fitness trails, two lighted softball fields, lighted tennis courts, and soccer fields. There is also a small picnic shelter and restrooms.
Beaches Close to Garden Village in Sarasota
Siesta Key Beach, 948 Beach Road, is ranked in the top 5 best beaches in the US. This is a full facility beach, with a concession stand, water sports, changing facilities and more. This area draws a large crowd, especially during winter months. Come early for a good spot and grab lunch somewhere on the island.
Turtle Beach, is located on the southern end of Siesta Key on Midnight Pass Road. Normally less crowded than Siesta Key Beach: Turtle beach offers a children’s playground, paved walking paths, a boat ramp, kayak launch, picnic areas, and nearby campground. Although Turtle Beach does not have a concession stand, there are two restaurants located across the street from the main entrance. Drive time from Garden Village will be approximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic and time of day.
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