A desirable, gated golf community in Bradenton, Florida, the Village on the Greens, formerly known as El Rancho Village, is an active 55+ neighborhood located in the heart of the Gulf Coast. This beautiful retirement living community in Manatee County has a rich history that goes back to 1951, and now offers a wide selection of low-cost golf homes and units ideal for retirees who want to maintain an active and social lifestyle.
Approximately 624 golf residences are situated within the gated entrance of the community, spread over a 70-acre site. Golf homes in the community are a combination of pre-owned and newly constructed properties. Perfect for those on budget, prospective golf residence buyers can choose from homes with prices starting at $35,000, non-inclusive of monthly Homeowners’ Association charges. The HOA fees allow retirees to live a low-maintenance lifestyle, free of any maintenance problems involving sewage, landscape, amenities, and more. Aside from owned golf properties, prospective residents can also select from inexpensive rental lots.
An inexpensive style of retirement living is what the Village on the Greens is all about. Since the community offers more affordable golf homes, the living areas in each property are suitably sized for couples and individuals, with an average of 696-square feet of living space. Despite that, The Village ensures that seniors live in cozy golf residences with included one to two-bedroom, and a single bathroom, open-concept floor plans.
The Village on the Greens boasts residents that are avid golfers, cyclists, card players, hobbyists, horseshoe pitchers, travelers, beach walkers, and more. Thus, almost any activity that a resident can think of is provided for within the gates.
Aside from the well-manicured Greens of Manatee Golf Club’s 18-hole layout, residents have access to an outstanding set of amenities including a heated swimming pool along with a hot tub, lighted shuffleboard courts, and a large clubhouse for gatherings and activities. Retirees can also take advantage of the fully equipped fitness center, a library, horseshoe pits, a laundry room, billiard room, and more.
Many arts, entertainment, and professional sports options are within reasonable driving distance of the Village on the Greens. The famous John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium are just a short distance south in Sarasota. The Pittsburg Pirates make nearby McKechnie Field their spring training home, while the Tampa Bay Rays play 81 regular-season home games in St. Petersburg, less than 30 miles away.
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