University Park Real Estate

A classic golf course, private neighborhoods, and a myriad of friendly community activities—these are the elements that combine to make University Park Country Club real estate stand out in a list of golf course developments with homes for sale in the Sarasota–Bradenton, Florida, area. Club membership privileges abound for this gated community which has received multiple awards for its designs.

For social functions, there are three venues readily available at the University Park’s club house. These include the Lakeside Room, perfect of any special event with its 18×30 hardwood dance floor and scenic lake views within. Small, casual meetings can be graciously accommodated at the Varsity Club and Card Room, and at the Park and Grille Café.

The active lifestyle is manifested in the club’s eleven Har-Tru lighted tennis courts surrounded by lush landscaping. These courts have been cited as among the area’s best by Tennis Industry Magazine and by Sarasota Magazine. Available to club members are the services of expert tennis instructors, clinics, and regular tournaments. The club likewise maintains a fully staffed Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment, personal trainers, fitness classes and therapeutic massage services.

All these can be had via several membership packages which are offered as follows: full (on special promo at $5,000); junior executive ($2,500 initiation fee plus yearly dues); tennis (on special promo at $1,375); twilight tennis ($500 initiation fee plus yearly dues); sports ($1,500 initiation plus yearly dues); social (no initiation fee, minimum of $250 for membership); and corporate ($10,000 initiation fee plus yearly dues).

University Park Country Club Homes for Sale

Below are the current listings available at the University Park Country Club.

Please contact us if you would like to schedule a tour of any of the listed properties.

Country Club Real Estate in University Park: Homes for Sale June 19, 2024
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University Park Golf Courses

The golf course at University Park is a 27-hole layout designed by Ron Garl, a well-known golf course architect. This course, which opened in 1991, was the first in Garl’s “Classic Design Series.” His design effectively makes use of the local natural vegetation and topography, resulting in excellent open views at every point of the scenic course.

The par 36 layout is playable in three distinct 18-hole course configurations with varying yardages. These are called simply as the University Park courses 1, 10, and 19, all designed to suit specific golfer skills.

There are various accolades given to the University Park golf course. Among them are Golf Magazine’s four-star rating for 10 consecutive years and Golf for Women magazine’s citation as the “most women-friendly golf course.” The club is also famous for its Golf Academy and its teaching professionals. Game practice facilities available are composed of a driving range and putting and chipping greens with sand bunkers. A well-stocked pro shop likewise provides excellent service to club members.

University Park Real Estate

The awards given to the golf and tennis facilities of the club are echoed in several citations of excellence given on the University Park community. The National Association of Home Builders awarded it the “Best Community Design in America” designation and the accolade of “Best Development in the Region” was given to it by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council.

The community is truly unique in perspective with its many neighborhoods having an individual character and their own distinguishable entrance. The homes here were built by some of Florida’s most sought-after construction firms like the Anchor, Pruett, Neal, Fairfield and Rutenberg.

Prices for sales-listed residences can start at the $650s for a house with about 3,250 square feet of space to around $1.9 million for a 5,700 square-foot custom home. These residences and the home sites available are afforded with the panorama of natural Florida settings well-preserved by the University Park golf course. Bring in the many amenities that the University Park provides plus urban conveniences in the area and this community really stands out as wise choice for discriminating home buyers and investors alike.