Homes For Sale Bradenton, Florida
Nestled between St Pete and Sarasota is the beautiful coastal city of Bradenton, Florida. There are many reasons why homes for sale in Bradenton, Florida, are so popular. This growing area has fantastic white sandy beaches and many great gated communities.
New construction neighborhoods are sprouting up all around Bradenton, and the area is expanding with new shopping centers, restaurants, and more. Lakewood Ranch is one of the premier neighborhoods in Bradenton. It puts residents close to shopping at the University Town Center and just a short drive to Sarasota.
Although there are plenty of new modern homes to be found, Bradenton has kept a lot of its wonderful historic charm. Places like Manatee Village Historical Park and DeSoto National Memorial Park are great ways to appreciate the area's history. Riverwalk and Robinson Reserve are also beautiful spots to enjoy nature and the waterfront.
One of the best attractions in Bradenton is the nearby stunning beaches at Bradenton Beach and Anna Maria Island. The Gulf beaches off the mainland consist of Anna Maria Beach, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, and Coquina Beach. All have soft sand beaches and waterfront properties with breathtaking sunsets.
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More About Bradenton Homes
Bradenton is a popular coastal city on the western edge of Manatee County. It is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, just south of the Manatee River. Bradenton waterfront homes on the Manatee River have big water views and offer convenient access to the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay.
Bradenton homes for sale sizes vary dramatically, but a typical home in Bradenton, Florida, is a three-bedroom two bath ranch-style home with approximately 2,000 square feet of living area. Approximately one in four homes have some water view, and about one-third of the homes have private pools. Single-family residences are the most popular form of real estate in Manatee Bradenton by far. Almost 3/4 of the residential properties are single-family homes, about 15% are condos, and a little over 5% or townhomes.
Popular Areas In Bradenton
Bradenton consists of three main areas: West Bradenton/Palma Sola, East Bradenton, and South Bradenton.
West Bradenton and Palma Sola are the closest areas to the Gulf beaches. They both have their northern coastline on the majestic Manatee River. The southern boundary Is roughly Manatee Ave., Highway 64.
This area is a great choice if you are lucky enough to be able to afford waterfront property along the Manatee River. It is also a great choice if you live inland and want to be close to Anna Maria Island and the Gulf beaches to the west. See The Homes In West Bradenton.
East Bradenton is the largest part of Bradenton. Its northern boundary also includes the coastline along the Manatee River. The HCA Florida Blake Hospital is located in East Bradenton. There are also numerous parks and nature centers in East Bradenton, including the Bishop Museum Of Science And Nature, Village of the Arts, and the Manatee Village Historical Park. See The Homes In East Bradenton.
The famous and popular IMG Sports Academy is located in the southern part of Bradenton. Bayshore Gardens is also in the southern part of Bradenton along Sarasota Bay. See The Homes In South Bradenton. See Homes Near IMG Sports Academy.
Waterfront Homes For Sale In Bradenton Florida
If you enjoy boating or fishing, Bradenton has some great waterfront choices. A Bradenton waterfront condo might be a great choice if you want low maintenance. A Bradenton waterfront single-family home might be better if you want more privacy and space.
Most of the waterfront real estate in Bradenton is on three bodies of water: the Manatee River, Palma Sola Bay, or Sarasota Bay. Learn more and see all the waterfront properties on our Waterfront Homes For Sale Bradenton Florida page.
Nearby options for waterfront living are also available on the Gulf barrier islands from Anna Maria Island to Siesta Key. There you can find both beachfront as well as waterfront properties. Unfortunately, these generally come with a much higher price tag, but they are great options for those lucky enough to afford them. See all the properties from Anna Maria Island to Siesta Key.
Popular Bradenton Neighborhoods
Below are brief summaries of some of the most popular neighborhoods in Bradenton, Florida. The $'s after the subdivision name indicate the approximate average price of a home in the subdivision compared to the average price of a home in Bradenton at $$$.
Bayshore Gardens $$
This large, well-appointed subdivision is one of the larger communities in Bradenton. The community borders Sarasota Bay just to the south and is conveniently located just west of Hwy 41. See Bayshore Gardens Homes For Sale.
Braden River Lakes $$
Braden River Lake homes are a collection of over 500 deed-restricted homes in Bradenton County. The subdivision is located right off the Braden River which feeds the Manatee River just to the north. See Braden River Homes For Sale.
Greyhawk Landing $$$$
Greyhawk Landing is home to 1500 residential homes. This popular community is situated in the northeastern part of Bradenton. It is conveniently located just east of I-75, providing easy access to Tampa or St Petersburg to the north and Sarasota to the south. See Greyhawk Landing Homes For Sale.
Lorraine Lakes $$$
Lorraine Lakes is one of the largest villages within the Lakewood Ranch community. It is in the northeastern quadrant of Lakewood Ranch. It has homes ranging in size from 1,417 to 3,945 square feet. See Lorraine Lakes Homes For Sale.