Riva Trace Homes for Sale
Homes for sale in the Riva Trace neighborhood University Park, FL range in size from approximately 1,674 square feet to over 3,000 square feet with 2-3 bedrooms, 2-3 car garages. Current real estate prices for Riva Trace homes start in the high $300,000’s. Prices vary depending on age, size, upgrades, and views.
Browse homes for sale in the Riva Trace Neighborhood University Park, FL.
About Riva Trace in University Park FL
Riva Trace is a gorgeous gated, maintenance free neighborhood of newer construction and resale homes, located in Manatee County, University Park, FL. This deed restricted neighborhood boasts a community pool and a canoe and kayak launch exclusive to Riva Trace residents. In addition to great schools, the neighborhood of Riva Trace is minutes from Interstate I-75, shopping, and the beautiful Bradenton and Sarasota local beaches, including the world famous Siesta Key Beach.
Built by Medallion Homes and completed in 2016, Riva Trace features 86 home sites, with no homes backing up to another. The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Riva Trace neighborhood have tile roofs and paver brick driveways. Many of the homes have private pools and are hugged by the peaceful Braden River and lush, forested grounds.
What’s Going on Nearby?
The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, located at 8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Lakewood Ranch, is a fantastic facility and it is only a few minutes drive from the neighborhood of Riva Trace.
The community is two miles from the popular University Parkway with all its shops, restaurants, and the new University Town Center mega mall. You will love being minutes away from Fresh Market, Whole Foods, Kohls, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Norstrom Rack, Super Target, Kirkland’s, BJ’s, and much more.
Within 10 minutes is downtown Lakewood Ranch Main Street with its quaint shops, restaurants, mini golf, and movie theater. On the first Friday of each month, enjoy Music on Main, a block party fundraiser with music, food, and drinks.
For a unique kid-friendly experience, watch a game of Sarasota Polo at Lakewood Ranch. Bring along food, drinks, and a tent if you want to protect yourself from the hot Florida sun. Dogs are welcome to the events as well.
Visit the pet-friendly Benderson Park for a picnic, then walk or jog along the beautiful 400 acre lake. If you prefer being on the water, the lake allows canoes, rowboats, kayaks, or stand-up paddleboards. The park is also host to a number of champion events and community causes.
Break out your swim suit and flip flops and take in some Florida sunshine at one of many beaches located within 20-30 minutes of the community. There is the famous Siesta Key Beach, Lido Key Beach, Cortez Beach, or Manatee Beach.
Large Employers Near Riva Trace
Manatee Memorial Hospital
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Neilson Media Research
Charter One Hotels
FCII Insurance Group
State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota
SYSCO West Coast Florida Inc.
Schools Your Kids Will Attend
The quality of a school can greatly influence home values in an area. If you buy a home for sale in the Riva Trace neighborhood University Park, FL, kids will be part of the 34201 school district. Nearby schools include Tara Elementary School, Braden River Middle School, and Braden River High School, all within three miles of Riva Trace. There are also private schools close to Riva Trace.
Selling Your Riva Trace Home
If you have a home in the Riva Trace neighborhood that you are thinking about selling, find out what your home is worth in today’s market.
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