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Discover Wellen Park in South Sarasota County

A top-selling, master-planned residential community in the Florida Suncoast.

The top-selling, master-planned community of Wellen Park is located in south Sarasota county, just west of I-75, within the city limits of North Port. This 11,000-acre multi-generational community, accessible along US 41 and River Road, first broke ground in the mid-2000's and began gaining traction in the mid-2010's after the Great Recession. When fully built out, the community will have approximately 23,000 homes, more than 60,000 residents and offer a centralized town center with an active scene of community events for all to enjoy.

Wellen Park Community Overview

  • Priced from the $300's
  • 11,000-Acre master-planned community
  • 11+ Distinct Neighborhoods
  • 23,000+ homes are planned
  • Single family, twin villas, townhomes, and coach homes available
  • 18+ Miles of walking/fitness trails
  • Home of the new Cool Today Baseball Park
  • A Vibrant Town Center will include shopping, dining and more!
  • Will include an active scene of community events, concerts and farmers' markets

Wellen Park is the 3rd Best-Selling community in Florida in 2021

Based up full-year home sales in 2021, Wellen Park has officially ranked as the 3rd best-selling, master planned community in Florida, and the 6th best-selling community nationwide by RCL & Co, a well-respected and independent real estate consulting firm. View Community Rankings List.

# Community Name City Type 2021 Sales
(Full-Year)
1 The Villages The Villages, FL 55+ 4,004
2 Lakewood Ranch Sarasota, FL All Ages 2,574
3 Wellen Park South Venice, FL All Ages 951
4 On Top Of The World Ocala, FL 55+ 832
5 Nocatee Ponte Vedra, FL All Ages 738
  Full-year sales are based upon Jan 1 - Dec 31.

Wellen Park Awards & Accolades

The Wellen Park community (previously called The West Villages) commonly receives awards and accolades each year for its strong homes sales and growth. See recent awards and accolades below.

Wellen Park is Home to Cool Today Baseball Park

Cooltoday Park is the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team. This state-of-the-art ballpark, located just south of the Wellen Park Town Center area, officially opened on Mar 24, 2019 with the Braves winning 4-to-2 over the Tamp Bay Rays. At full capacity, the stadium seats 8,000 fans.

Cool Today Baseball Park Spring Training Home of the Atlanta Braves
Cool Today Park Entrance Cool Today Park Entrance

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Map of the Wellen Park Community

Your Guide to Understanding the 11,000 Acre Master-Planned Community

The following map outlines the Wellen Park master-planned community in south Sarasota County, including current neighborhoods, planned towncenter and future development areas.

Your Wellen Park Guide to Real Estate, Shopping, Healthcare & Schools

Top Wellen Park Neighborhoods

Wellen Park is home many of the top and best-selling neighborhoods in Sarasota county, including the following.

West Villages District

  • Gran Paradiso
  • Grand Palm
  • Renaissance
  • Oasis
  • Tortuga
  • Island Walk
  • Sarasota National

Playmore District

  • Wellen Park Golf & Country Club
  • Boca Royale Golf & Country Club
  • Avelina
  • Sunstone
  • Solstice
  • Wysteria
  • Gran Place

Downtown Wellen

The Downtown Wellen district will be home to the Wellen Park Town Center, which is planned to be completed in late 2022. This will be a walkable town center for residents to gather and have fun with their families and friends while enjoying outdoor events, shopping, dining and celebrations for all ages.

Wellen Park Home Builders

Wellen Park features many of the area's top home builders including the following.

  • Neal Communities
  • Mattamy Homes
  • Lennar
  • DiVosta Homes
  • WCI
  • M/I Homes

Wellen Park Shopping & Dining

Residents of Wellen Park are able to enjoy the conveinence of the nearby Marketplace Shoppes conveniently located on US 41 and West Villages Pkwy, which include the following.

  • Publix Supermarket
  • The UPS Store
  • Great Clips
  • Animal Clinic
  • Chase Bank
  • Dunkin'
  • Fuji Sushi
  • West Villages Animal Clinic
  • West Villages Dental Care

Wellen Park Medical & Healthcare Options

Wellen Park is located near medical and healthcare providers including the following.

  • Venice Regional Bayfront Health
  • Englewood Community Hospital
  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital – Venice

Nearby Beaches & Parks

Wellen Park has close proximity to the following Gulf beaches and parks.

  • Venice Beach
  • Casperson Beach
  • Nokomis Beach
  • Blind Pass Beach
  • Manasota Beach Park
  • Brohard Park
  • Myakka State Park

Wellen Park Area Schools

Wellen Park is located with the Sarasota County School District. Area schools include the following.


Wellen Park Community Photos

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Wellen Park Residential Communities from Above Wellen Park Residential Communities from Above
Island Walk Community - Clubhouse & Amenities Island Walk Community - Clubhouse & Amenities
Island Walk Community - Lake Views Island Walk Community - Lake Views
Island Walk Community - Walking Paths to Town Center Island Walk Community - Walking Paths to Town Center
Gran Paradiso Community - Gated Entrance & Clubhouse Gran Paradiso Community - Gated Entrance & Clubhouse
Gran Paradiso Community - Water Views Gran Paradiso Community - Water Views
Gran Paradiso Community - Street View Gran Paradiso Community - Street View
Renaissance Community in Wellen Park (along US 41) Renaissance Community in Wellen Park (along US 41)
Renaissance Community - Water Views Renaissance Community - Water Views
Oasis Community along US 41 Oasis Community along US 41

Wellen Park Town Center

Construction Progress Update Photos (Nov 2021)

Wellen Park Town Center Progress (along US 41) Wellen Park Town Center Progress (along US 41)
Entrance to Wellen Park Shoppes (US 41 & W Villages Pkwy) Entrance to Wellen Park Shoppes (US 41 & W Villages Pkwy)
Wellen Park Marketplace Shoppes Wellen Park Marketplace Shoppes
Wellen Park Town Center Construction (South of US 41) Wellen Park Town Center Construction (South of US 41)