Florida Master Planned Communities

Master planned developments are large communities that are typically located near commercial plazas making it easy for residents to shop for groceries, grab a bit to eat, or stop by the local convenience store. In most cases, you’ll find that planned communities include several individual neighborhoods from various new home builders. Each builder will have their own home styles, floor plans, home options and home prices. Additionally, planned communities usually have more amenities than you would find in a typical one home builder neighborhood. Below is a list of master planned developments throughout Florida and brief descriptions about each community. Use the “click here” button to visit the developments official website where you can find out more details about a the home builders in the community, the neighborhood amenities, and the new homes for sale.

Visit MiraBay

MiraBay offers residents amazing, resort-style amenities, and a waterfront lifestyle. Whether kayaking in the lagoon or relaxing poolside, playing a round of tennis at the MiraBay Club or using the fitness center’s state-of-the-art equipment, you’ll love the lifestyle at MiraBay. The best builders and architects in the state created the stunning, coastal style homes; you’ll find floorplans starting in the low $200Ks as well as custom estates priced at over $1 million, making resort-style living possible for any budget.

At MiraBay, you don’t have to wait for Friday night to enjoy a weekend kind of lifestyle. When you arrive at MiraBay, the charming coastal architecture welcomes you to check your troubles at the gate.

Wake up every morning in this waterfront community with beautiful views of tranquil lagoons and sprawling nature preserves. Enjoy convenient access to resort-style amenities like tennis courts, a clubhouse, and a spa. Work out at the fitness center, kayak on the lagoon, and relax by one of three different pools. And thanks to MiraBay’s central location, you’ll be left with more time for the things that matter.

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Visit Cape Coral

Located on the Florida coast near Fort Myers, LGI Homes’ Cape Coral is a master planned community turned city that was designed with family-friendly amenities that include community parks with sports courts, open fields, walking trails, playgrounds, and a canal system spanning more than 400 miles. There are also golf courses, a 14-acre family water park, and the Cape Coral Yacht Club where residents can swim, lounge on the beach, or go sailing. Each LGI Homes residence includes upgrades valued at thousands of dollars including raised panel doors, brushed nickel hardware and fixtures, and custom built cabinets. LGI Homes promotes green building through efficient appliances, heating, and cooling systems, and insulation, all of which are included as part of the upgrade package. and that will help reduce energy costs by as much as . Choose from three-, four-, and five-bedroom affordable homes, each with two-car garages. Prices start at $879 per month.

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Visit BridgeWater

Bridgewater is one of the Florida master planned communities in Lakeland of twelve villages (phases) and five lakes covering 230 acres.While BridgeWater provides a retreat from city living, it also offers easy access to both Tampa and Orlando. BridgeWater was designed to appeal for active adults and families. The community’s Lake Club features a variety of amenities and activities: gathering area, fitness center, resort-style pool with lap lanes, basketball and tennis courts, fishing dock, canoe launch, playground, gazebo, and an open lawn area that serves as a multipurpose field. Builders, which include Highland Homes, KB Homes, William Ryan Homes, LGI Homes, and Vallery Custom Homes, are offering numerous styles and floor plans for single-family and multi-family one and two-story homes and villas on oversized lots with three to five bedrooms and two to three bathrooms, ranging from 1,100 to 3,000 square feet. BridgeWater features high quality homes at affordable prices that start in the mid $100s.

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Visit FishHawk Ranch

The FishHawk Ranch community offers single-family and luxury homes, townhomes, and 55 and older only residences starting in the $180s. Located near Tampa, FishHawk is designed to accentuate the region’s natural beauty. The community features 25 miles of nature trails, an aquatic club for swimming and water volleyball, a central park with playground and sprawling multi-purpose lawns, and outdoor patio with a fire pit for social gatherings. The family friendly community has six schools located either in the community or within two and a half miles plus five preschools. New home builders include Sabal Homes, Ryland Homes, West Bay, John C Fowke, Cardel Homes, David Weekley Homes, Ashton Woods, Beazer Homes, and Arthur Rutenberg Homes.FishHawk Ranch is the largest green community in the Tampa area. FishHawk is just 30 miles from MacDill Air Force Base and is home to many active duty, reserves, and retired military. To accommodate those who work on the base or have business there, a regional transit commuter express service makes several weekday trips to and from the base.

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Visit The Groves at Baytree

Centrally located, LGI Homes’ the Groves at Baytreeoffers small town charm but is less than an hour away Orlando and its dining, shopping, and entertainment. The family-friendly community is surrounded by conservation areas and lakes. In-house activities and amenities include a clubhouse that features a gym and weight room, and heated pool. There are also basketball and volleyball courts, soccer and flag football fields, and an 18-hole golf course. Every LGI Homes property includes thousands of dollars’ worth of upgrades such as raised panel doors, brushed nickel hardware, custom cabinets, energy efficient appliances (18 cu. ft. frost-free refrigerator with icemaker, self-cleaning oven, dishwasher, disposal, and a 40-gallon quick recovery hot water heater), and granite countertops. Homes also come with a utility room, homeowner warranty, oversized lots, front and back yard landscaping with sod, shrubs and trees, irrigated lawns, two-car garages Phase I, II, and III of The Groves are sold out. Phase IV & Phase V are now available.All lots are situated on high, dry ground outside of flood plains. Home prices start at $829 per month,

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