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Sarasota County is Home to Two "Top 10" Best-Selling Communities

Discover the best-selling and most popular communities in Sarasota County

Sarasota County, located an hour south of Tampa, is best known for its top-rated Siesta Key Beach (#1 in the country), its connection to the famous circus-performing Ringling family, as well as its active scene of arts and theatrical performances. With average year-round temperature of 73 degrees and 251 sunny days each year, Sarasota offers its residents a high quality of life with endless outdoor activities, a strong employment market, top-rated healthcare from area hospitals as well as beautiful real estate just about everywhere you look.

Siesta Key Beach - #1 in the USA Siesta Key Beach - #1 in the USA
Ringling Estate Home in Sarasota Ringling Estate Home in Sarasota
Sarasota County is also home to many popular and best-selling master-planned communities. Unlilke any of the other 67 counties in the state, Sarasota is the only county who is home to two of the "Top 10" best-selling communities in the sunshine state. The master-planned communities of Lakewood Ranch and Wellen Park ranked #2 and #6 respectively as the best-selling communities in the state in 2021 by RCL & Co, a well-respected and independent real estate consulting firm. View the complete list of Florida's top selling communities in 2021.

For your convenience, listed below are the top-selling master-planned communities in Sarasota County. Click on the links provided to learn more about each community and what it offers.

Best-Selling Communities in Sarasota County


  • Lakewood Ranch

    The #2 Best-Selling Community in Florida for 2022

    Lakewood Ranch, located in the north end of Sarasota County and spanning north into neighboring Manatee County, is a 48-square mile master planned community offering two centralized town centers, 20+ distinct neighborhoods and has close proximity to UTC Mall. Discover Lakewood Ranch.

    Aerial view of a Lakewood Ranch community with clubhouse, homes and a large lake
    Shoreview Community in Lakewood Ranch Waterside
  • Wellen Park

    The #6 Best Selling Community in Florida for 2022

    Wellen Park, located in southern Sarasota County, is an 11,000-acre master-planned community offering 11+ distinct neighborhoods, a variety of home styles, a centralized town center and 18+ miles of fitness trails. Wellen park is also home to the new Cool Today Baseball Park. Discover Wellen Park.

    Island Walk Community Walking Path in Wellen Park
    Island Walk Community in Wellen Park
  • Palmer Ranch

    A top master-planned residential community in South Sarasota

    Palmer Ranch, located in South Sarasota, is a 10,000-acre master-planned community which offers 30+ distinct neighborhoods, a wide variety of new home styles to choose from, access to the legacy fitness trail and has close proximity to I-75 and Siesta Key Beach. Discover Palmer Ranch.

    Aerial view of Sarasota homes with colorful tile roofs and water views
    Esplanade at Palmer Ranch Community View
  • Skye Ranch

    A new master-planned community east of I-75 on Clark Road

    Skye Ranch, located 3.2 miles of I-75 on Clark Road, is the newest master-planned community to take shape in Sarasota County. Breaking ground in early 2019, this 1,000-acre community will have 1,200 homes, 360 town homes, 25+ miles of fitness trails and a 25,000 sq ft amenity center. Discover Skye Ranch.

    Cassie at Skye Ranch Community Entrance with plam trees, shrubs and fountains.
    Entrance to the Cassia Community at Skye Ranch