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The Oaks

Luxury Coastal Country Club Living 

Nestled in the heart of Sarasota, The Oaks offers a luxurious and vibrant community for those seeking the ultimate coastal country club lifestyle. Spanning across a sprawling 1000-acre development, this prestigious club boasts two private 18-hole championship golf courses, making it a haven for golf enthusiasts and those who appreciate the finer things in life.

The Oaks Club is renowned for its exceptional amenities, catering to a diverse range of interests and lifestyles. Residents can indulge in the luxury of a private equity country club, a guest lodge, 14 Har-Tru tennis courts, a croquet court, and a 34,000 square foot Georgian-style clubhouse. Additionally, a fitness center, junior Olympic pool, and an active social calendar ensure that there is always something exciting happening within the community.

What sets The Oaks apart is that it offers something for everyone – a wide range of home prices, diverse living options, and a variety of architectural styles. Three distinctive neighborhoods comprise one community where residents are a mix of working professionals, growing families, empty nesters and the happily retired.

The Oaks Clubside

Conveniently located near golf courses, the tennis and aquatics complex, the WellFit Center, and the main clubhouse, this neighborhood provides residents with easy access to the country club lifestyle.

358 estate-size homesites, boarding the Oaks golf course 

The Oaks Bayside

Offers a serene and elegant lifestyle, surrounded on three sides by water. Residents of this neighborhood are treated to breathtaking views of Little Sarasota Bay and the pristine sand beaches of Casey and Siesta Keys. The classic-style homes in Oaks Bayside are set amidst 200 acres of lush natural beauty, including mature oaks, palm trees, fragrant citrus orchards, and a protected eagle preserve.

197 homesites, directly on Little Sarasota Bay 

The Oaks Preserve

A vibrant neighborhood nestled amidst estuaries, natural preserves, and Sarasota Bay. With spacious single-family homes and award-winning villas, residents of The Oaks Preserve enjoy picturesque views of the wooded nature preserve and the community pool and clubhouse. Notably, The Oaks Preserve is home to The Meridian—a collection of six mid-rise luxury tower residences along the shores of Sarasota Bay. These residences offer modern designs, private elevator entrances, and sweeping views of the surrounding keys and the Gulf of Mexico, providing residents with a luxurious and maintenance-free lifestyle.

209 preserve homesites in a natural estuary 

Membership is mandatory with any real estate purchase in Oaks I, Oaks II Oaks Preserve and Meridian. Equity and social memberships are available.

History: At the turn of the 20th century, an extraordinary woman named Mrs. Bertha Honoré Palmer stumbled upon a pristine sanctuary nestled along the serene shores of Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey. Mrs. Palmer, a prominent figure in Chicago's high society, was not only a socialite and businesswoman but also a generous philanthropist. As the wife of Potter Palmer, the founder of Chicago's renowned Palmer House, Mrs. Palmer possessed a keen eye for beauty and elegance.

The land she discovered had no name at the time, but its untouched natural beauty captivated her. Enchanted by the picturesque landscape and the tranquil atmosphere, Mrs. Palmer decided to purchase the thousand-acre parcel, transforming it into her winter retreat. It was here that she bestowed upon her estate the name by which it is known today: The Oaks. With a vision to create a haven of sophistication and natural splendor, Mrs. Palmer set about transforming the land into a graceful and opulent abode. Lavish gardens, meandering walkways, and serene ponds soon adorned the landscape, reflecting her impeccable taste and deep appreciation for nature's beauty. Sarasota swiftly emerged as a favored winter haven for influential figures from the realms of business, politics, art, literature, and fashion. Mrs. Palmer's estate, The Oaks, became a magnet for the world's elite, who gathered at her door, drawn by the promise of refined elegance and warm hospitality.

Today, The Oaks Club stands as a testament to Bertha Palmer's enduring legacy of culture, her profound love of nature, and her appreciation for life's finer pleasures. The club embodies the spirit of sophistication and refinement that Mrs. Palmer so meticulously cultivated.

Location: Conveniently located just 12 miles south of downtown Sarasota, The Oaks Club sits on both the east and west sides of US 41 in Osprey, Florida. This prime location provides residents with easy access to a plethora of amenities and attractions, including top-rated schools, healthcare facilities, and the nation's best beaches.

Price Range: $500,000 - $5,000,000

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