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    Find Your Quaint and Natural Escape within a Bustling City at The Founders Club in Sarasota, FL

    by Gina Watters

    Location, location, location; it’s the first thing people consider when searching for a new home and an ideal element of being connected to everything you love. At The Founders Club in Sarasota, FL, residents have a plethora of interests and the boutique-style community delivers with a prime location filled with nature’s bounty and a close relationship with everything Sarasota has to offer.

    Getting the best of both worlds starts at home and residents of The Founders Club love that their new home community consists of more than 700 acres of natural, lush landscape punctuated by curved streets wrapped around tree lined vistas. Interwoven throughout the boutique style setting are miles of pavered walkways and a picnic pavilion to enjoy the beautiful Sarasota weather. Homes at The Founders Club range from comfortable Golf Cottages to dramatic Fairway Homes and luxurious Estate Homes, all on expansive home sites with golf, lake, or preserve views. This picturesque setting provides ample opportunity for a true luxury living lifestyle of relaxation, but more than just a tranquil setting, the Sarasota luxury community is rich with a growing list of amenities and enlivened by camaraderie among its members and residents.

    At the golf and country club’s grand, 24,000-square-foot Golf Hall, a professional staff maintains a full calendar of social, sport and wellness activities, including wine tastings, gourmet kitchen and cooking classes, luxury auto and boating showcases, monthly mixers, and many more club events. Members can enjoy fine and casual dining from executive chef Mark Traugutt, who ensures every member and guest is treated to the freshest and finest food available and social camaraderie is heightened by themed dinner nights, Bingo and Trivia Nights, Food and Wine Pairings, and many more activities.

    The Golf Hall also features the Club’s fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment and a variety of fitness classes. Members looking to take their workout outside can enjoy an invigorating tennis match on the Har-Tru tennis courts or a turn on the club’s basketball or sand volleyball courts. Golf is also a popular amenity at The Founders Club with the dramatic and rewarding Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course. Limited to just 275 golf memberships, The Founders Golf and Social Club offers year-round golf with no tee times required and Sarasota’s only traditional caddie program. Members also have access to state-of-the-art practice facilities utilizing Trackman® Technology and can take part in different men’s, women’s, and couples’ golf events held at The Founders Club.

    Of course, the beautiful setting and many amenities at The Founders Club are only half of what makes this community so special. Just minutes from I-75, a vibrant downtown area, and world-class beaches, The Founders Club gives its residents the best of both worlds by being close enough to enjoy the benefits of city living, but far enough away to be free of the hustle and bustle associated with them. In this prime location, Founders Club residents can escape to the sun and fun on the award-winning beaches found along the Sarasota Keys before enjoying some post-beach shopping pleasure in St. Armands Circle and finishing the night enthralled with the entertainment in the Theater and Arts District. Residents can also revel in shopping bliss at the new Mall at University Town Center, where shopping is made easy with 880,000 square feet of retail space featuring Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Dillard’s and more than 100 stores and restaurants.

    At The Founders Club, you don’t have to give up the excitement of living in the city to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature. This beautiful luxury home community has everything you need to experience both while lapping the in the luxury living atmosphere of your luxury custom home.

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