Paseo is a private, gated community surrounded by the pristine environment of the six mile cypress slough. Paseo was voted community of the year 6 years in a row, 2006-2011. The life of paseo lies in the 26,000 square foot village center, it is the social centerpiece. Strolling the 'village center,' it's easy to imagine you have stepped back in time to some quaint, European town of the 1950s.
The village center amenities are wide in range with most things free, including a resort-style pool, state-of-the-art sports amenities including fitness center (see details)(no fee except for special classes or training), six har-tru hydro grid tennis courts (courts available free when lessons or round robin aren't being given), a fishing pier, four bocce ball courts (free), basketball courts (free), a full-service concierge, an ice cream parlor (very reasonably priced), a full-service pub, a full service spa, an internet café (free), coffee shop and a movie theater (free including popcorn-bring your own drinks). Food is available from the pub, the tiki bar or the bistro. Sunday brunch reasonably priced.
Fitness center- 4,000 square foot gym. Among the equipment;treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bicycles, free weights and 14 machine weight stations featuring 23 different workout options. There are two hd big screen flat panel TVs and the treadmills and elliptical trainers have individual TV monitors with headphone jacks and remote controls accessing a full cable TV lineup. The gym includes state-of-the-art fitness equipment, men and women’s locker rooms and a separate aerobics/pilates studio. In addition to the machines, spinning, water aerobics and personal training (fee).
'pool amenities are like those found at a Caribbean resort,' said claudine léger-wetzel, vice president of sales and marketing for stock development. 'our residents have been thrilled with the lifestyle that paseo has to offer.'the pool amenities sit on a peninsular lakefront site surrounded on three sides by water. The free-form pool includes elaborate waterfalls and rockscapes as well as a poolside gazebo serving a lunch menu and tropical drinks.
The movie theater- a 90-seat state-of-the-art movie theater, features comfortable elevated seating, a projection room with a professional surround sound audio-visual system, a giant 16-foot screen, a performance stage and even an art deco-style lobby. Movies are free, popcorn is provided, bring your own drinks.
Overlooking paseo’s resort-style pool, the spa offers a full menu of spa services, including hand therapy, foot therapy, waxing, facial therapy and massage therapy, as well as scrubs and wraps, all in an beautifully-decorated rooms. You may schedule manicures, pedicures, a variety of facials and six different kinds of massages, including one poolside amidst the calming sounds of the waterfalls.
Everything you could want is here or a short drive away. There are dozens of restaurants and lots of shopping malls and outlets.
Paseo was voted community of the year 6 years in a row 2007-2012.