Country Place

Country Place is a more upscale single-family home neighborhood located in the center of Sarasota near Proctor Road and Beneva Road. It consists of over 175 single-family homes with square footage that ranges from 1,800 to 3,000 square feet. Most of the homes were built in the early 1980’s and most have private views and larger lots with well maintained lawns. This is a non-gated, deed restricted community.

Country Place HomeIn 2011, one could expect to pay between $275-350,000 for a 2,600 square foot home with a 2 or 3 car garages and a swimming pool. The home would likely have a newer kitchen and some updating.

There is a strong sense of community in Country Place with an active homeowner’s association. Neighbors frequently band together to throw a community-wide garage sale and many neighbor volunteers can be seen working on relandscaping the entrance to their subdivision.

Country Place typically features a more modern style home with high clerestory windows, cathedral ceilings, split floor plans and swimming pools. Many of the homes are concrete block/stucco; some are wood sided. All are well maintained.

Country Place is only about an 8 minute ride to Siesta Key and its beaches and the Sarasota/Bradenton airport is a 20 minute drive away. The three districted schools for this neighborhood have typically been top-notch earning A’s on the FCAT state scoring system. There is also a brand new, state-of-the-art technical institute (SCTI) a short walk away. The neighborhood is near shopping, grocery and flanked by churches.


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