Miles from stress, minutes to everything!
Located nine miles east of I-75 in Sarasota County, Oak Ford is part of an 850-acre nature preserve. The neighborhoods are made up of wooded properties with views of wildlife preserves and private picturesque lakes on many of the larger homesites. Surrounded by nature, families are attracted to this unique community for its friendly neighborhood-feel, canopied streets, and flourishing wildlife. Wooded home sites at Oak Ford range from one to five acres, with larger properties allowing an equestrian lifestyle. Custom homes pay homage to classic and contemporary Florida styles, grand southern estates, and newer Mediterranean designs. Residents enjoy the convenience of nearby SR-70, Lakewood Ranch, University Town Center, grocery stores, and the Sarasota Audubon Nature Center. Within a 30-minute drive, experience the outdoor adventures presented at Myakka State Park, Lido Beach, and Siesta Beach.
The Mall at University Town Center
Open 11 am - 8 pm Monday - Thursday; 10 am - 9 pm Friday & Saturday and 11 am - 6 pm Sunday.
140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243
St. Armands Circle
130+ retail shops, dining establishments, ice cream and chocolate retailers, art galleries, salons, spas and the like.
St Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236
Paw Park Beach
Only beach area in Sarasota County where dogs are allowed.
Siesta Key Beach
Top Beach in America!
948 Beach Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242
Lido Key Beach
Sandy beach featuring a concession stand, gift shop & picnic tables, plus a swimming pool.
400 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Myakka River State Park
his state park consists of 37,000 acres (150 km2), making it one of the state's largest parks. It is also one of the oldest parks in the state.
13208 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL 34241
22.14-acre preserve with unpaved walking trails
4572 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34235