Community Spotlight: Osprey

Osprey-Bellagio, Sarasota FLOsprey is a community full of different types of homes and known for variety. It was settled in the 1880s and named aver the large seabird found within the area. Osprey is also known for tall pine tree and beautiful oak trees.

The area known as Osprey is found to the south of Sarasota and close to Little Sarasota Bay. This area provides many luxury real estate options from single-family homes to villas to condos and even some very large waterfront mansions. Deepwater docks are a part of some of the real estate options and this area has embraced waterfront living for over a century.

Neighborhoods in Osprey

The community of Osprey is known for many distinct neighborhoods all providing a little something different. Throughout the area are several choices including:

  • Pine Ranch
  • The Oaks Bayside
  • The Woodlands at Rivendell
  • Willow Bend
  • Park Trace
  • And Many Others!

Each neighborhood features a different style of real estate and provides a unique place to live. Some of the popular styles found throughout the area include Georgian, contemporary, Florida ranch-style homes, Mediterranean and Colonial designs.

The area of Osprey is known for boating and fishing. With easy access to the Gulf of Mexico and a community dock, this is a very popular place for anglers and boaters. Even though the area draws many for the water, golf is the biggest draw here. Two beautiful championship 18-home courses are found at the Oaks Club, along with a tennis facility featuring 12 Har-Tru tennis courts.

Another attraction found in Osprey is the Historic Spanish Point. This museum and 30-acre facility provides natural trails, gardens ad plenty of exhibits. Residents also enjoy the Oscar Scherer State Park here, along with many other attractions.

Sarasota is only 10 minutes to the north of Osprey, which makes this an attractive area. The easy access to the Gulf of Mexico and the beautiful neighborhoods also make Osprey a popular destination near Sarasota.

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