Our home away from home is a brand new beautifully furnished 2 bed, 2 bath plus den unit in the luxurious River Strand community. River Strand offers everything that you could want on your vacation including a 27 hole championship golf course, eight lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a 39,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with formal and casual dining, a 3500 sq. ft. health and fitness spa with a resort style pool, as well as pool and cabana facilities throughout the community. Our condo is conveniently located on the 2nd floor overlooking the 6th hole of the Estuary course, with water views from the screened in lanai. The unit is bright and open with a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, 4 stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar and spacious dining area. The den has a queen size sleeper sofa and the adjoining living room has a 47 inch flat screen 'Smart t.v.' The spacious master bedroom has a king size bed, 32 inch flat screen t.v., walk in closets and ensuite with large walk in shower. The guest room also has a 32 inch flat screen t.v. and the 2 twin beds can be made into a king if preferred. The guest bath is located conveniently across the hall and has a shower as well as a soaker tub. For the convenience of our guests we have WiFi, free long distance phone calls to Canada and U.S., and a washer and dryer in the unit. We also have our storage room stocked with beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, and push carts for the golfers who enjoy an afternoon game walking the course.
We are a recently retired Canadian couple who love to golf, and love the Bradenton/Sarasota area and everything it has to offer. Due to family commitments we are unable to be in Florida as much as we would like,so we rent the unit when we can't be there, in hopes that others can enjoy life in paradise .
Barry & Patty Shea purchased this condo in 2013
We chose this property because of the friendly community setting , quality golf, and the beautiful landscaping throughout the entire neighbourhood.There are many social activities to enjoy at the clubhouse and it is in close proximity to a huge selection of excellent shopping and dining, as well as less than 30 minutes to the beautiful sandy beaches of the gulf coast. We just love it !
We chose our particular unit in River Strand because of its bright open concept and a view of the golf course that we really enjoy. The 2nd floor is very convenient because no time is wasted waiting for the elevator and our front door is only steps from the stairway. Our building is close to the back gate, so it is a convenient alternative when running out for a quick errand; and one of the pools is located directly across the street from our building, so there's no need to get in the car if you feel like taking a pool break. Everything you need for a relaxing vacation is right at your finger tips.
My wife and I stayed here for January 2015. The condo was excellent - new, very well equipped and tastefully decorated. The golf course is excellent - 27 challenging holes and very friendly club house and players. Enjoyed the golf and other activities at the club house.
The owner was great to work with - answering all my questions and doing a couple of special favours as well.
Would definitely recommend this condo.
We have nothing but praise for this unit, in its decor and furnishings. Kitchen so well equipped it was hard to maintain our diet throughout our stay. Convenient heated swimming pool for a dip after a round of golf on 5 star course across the street. Owners are super friendly and accomodating. Looking forward to our return next year!
We had a fantastic stay at this condo. The coastal theme decor feels professionally done. Everything was brand new spotlessly clean and best quality. View of Estuary golf course from lanai was breathtaking and conducive to relaxing on comfortable patio furniture. Thoroughly enjoyed three nines of Arther Hills designed golf course and practice facilities. We enjoyed a sumptious dinner at the beautiful club house. Close proximity to great shopping and beaches. Will definitely be back.
River Strand is a golf and tennis community located just off I-75. It has 27 championship holes, excellant practice facilities and 8 Har-Tru tennis courts. There is a 3500 sq. ft. fitness center, billiard room and card room located in the clubhouse. There is a beautiful resort style pool as well as a resistance pool and 4 other pools throughout the neighborhood, as well as numerous walking and biking trails.The beautiful sandy gulf beaches are less than 30 minutes away, and the Bradenton-Sarasota area offers live theatre , concerts and local performing arts, as well as the Bradenton River Front Boardwalk . Stroll around the famous St. Armands Circle or enjoy the sights of quaint downtown Sarasota . If it is professional sport you enjoy Tampa has NFL , MLB, and NHL depending on the season . Closer to home the Pittsburgh Pirates training camp is a short drive away in Bradenton .