Savannah Preserve is a gorgeous gated neighborhood of 90 carriage homes, located in Manatee County in University Park, FL. This well-kept Georgian style neighborhood boasts lush landscaping, a community pool, and a fitness center. In addition to great schools, the neighborhood of Savannah Preserve is approximately 20 minutes from the local beaches and 5 minutes to interstate I-75 and the popular University Parkway with its array of shops and restaurants.
Homes for sale in the Savannah Preserve neighborhood University Park, FL range from 1512 square feet and higher. Current prices start from the low $300,000’s. Prices vary depending on age, size, upgrades, and views.
Savannah Preserve Zip Code
About Savannah Preserve
The carriage homes you would expect to find in the Savannah Preserve Sarasota neighborhood are ground floor and second-floor homes. Savannah Preserve carriage homes are constructed with quality materials including 10′ of concrete beneath the floors and double pane windows which withstand 130 mph winds. The oldest homes in Savannah Preserve were built in 2006. There are typically 2-3 bedrooms in these carriage homes with 2 bathrooms and a one car garage. Many of the second-floor homes have elevators.
Investors looking to purchase a home in the Savannah Preserve community can expect to yield approximately $1,800 – $2000 per month for an annual rent, or approximately $4000 per month for a seasonal rental during the months of January through April. There is a 3 month rental minimum with a maximum rental of 4 times per year, yet these restrictions can change at any given time. As with any property, it is important you do your due diligence and acquire the most recent set of rules and regulations.
The condo fees are approximately $300 – $400 per month depending on the size of the unit. They cover water, sewer, trash pick-up, ground maintenance, roof maintenance, exterior building insurance, pest control and maintenance of the community pool and fitness room.
For new buyers, there is a one-time capital contribution of 2x the monthly condo fee due at closing, which amounts to approximately $600 – $700.
Savannah Preserve is a pet friendly community allowing 2 dogs up to 100 pounds each. Aggressive breeds are not allowed. Owners are required to pick up after their pets. In addition, pets must be on a leash at all times when outdoors.
Nathan Benderson Park is within 5 minutes from the community and is a pet friendly 660 acre park with a walking and/or biking path around the 400 acre lake.
Other local dog parks include the 17th Street Paw Park in Sarasota, Happy Tails Dog Park in west Bradenton, and the Heritage Harbor Dog Park in east Bradenton.
Schools Near Savannah Preserve
The quality of a school can greatly influence home values in an area. If you buy a home for sale in the Savannah Preserve neighborhood, University Park, FL, kids will be part of the 34201 school district. Nearby schools include Tara Elementary School, Braden River Middle School, and Lakewood Ranch High School.
There are also several private schools close to the community including Foundations Academy, Beyond the Spectrum Education Academy, Sea of Strength Academy and Out of Door Academy (Upper School).
Elementary | PK-5 | PUBLIC | 601 students
Distance: 2.2 miles
Preschool | PK | PUBLIC
Distance: 1.3 miles
Things to do Nearby
Savannah Preserve Sarasota is less than 5 minutes from the well-recognized University Parkway with its abundance of shops, restaurants, and the University Town Center Mega Mall. For those who like fashion, there is Macy’s, Dilliards, Sax Fifth Avenue, J Jill, Ann Taylor, Nordstroms Rack, Target, Stein Mart, Old Navy, Marshalls, and Kohls to name a few.
For home furnishings there is Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrell, Arhaus, American Signature Furniture, Pomaro Shop, Z Galleria, Marshalls, Kirklands, and Home Goods. View our comprehensive list of the best places to shop for furniture and home décor.
Grocery stores nearby include Whole Foods and Publix.
There is a restaurant to please just about any palate including Bone Fish Grill, Brio Tuscan Grille, The Cheesecake Factory, Kona Grill, Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Yo Sushi, Burger and Beer Joint, Burger Fi, Blaze Pizza, Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern, Apollonia Mediterranean Grill, Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar, and so much more.
You will love being only 10 minutes from downtown Lakewood Ranch Main Street where you will enjoy an assortment of quaint shops, restaurants, mini golf, and a movie theater. In addition, the first Friday of each month, enjoy Music on Main, a free concert series that takes place from 6-9 pm on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
Nearby Medical Facilities
The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
Located at 8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Lakewood Ranch, and only a 10-minute drive from the neighborhood.
The Sarasota Memorial Hospital Urgent Care Center
Located at 5360 University Parkway in Sarasota, only a few miles from the community.
Located at 5731 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34233, and approximately a 10-minute drive from the neighborhood.
Median income: $462,760
Median days on market: 59
Median age: 69
Number of homes: 1835
Number of homes with children: 269
Education levels completed: 24.51% have completed a grad degree, .38% of the people have completed a bachelor’s degree, 7.68% have completed an associate’s degree, 22.99% have completed some college.
Some Large Employers Near Savannah Preserve
Doctors Hospital, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Sarasota Herald Tribune, Neilson Media Research, Publix, Charter One Hotels, PGT Industries, FCII Insurance Group, IMG Academies, Tropicana, State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota, Feld Entertainment, Manatee Glens, and t3SYSCO West Coast Florida Inc.
Finding a Savannah Preserve Real Estate Agent
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