Welcome to Westwood by Myakka Valley Ranches, where you will find the perfect equestrian home that has been lovingly remodeled and is now ready for you and your four-legged friends. Gorgeous oaks frame this fully fenced and cross fenced 5-acre homesite that includes a pond- the perfect watering hole for your horses, plus a great place for you to fish.
Enjoy riding your horse on the famous Myakka Valley Ranches trails and afterward, have a seat on the swing on the wrap around porch, just relaxing and watching your horses graze. You can also cool off with a swim in the wholly updated pool or have a glass of wine and a soak in the spa.
Inside you will be delighted by the tasteful updates that can be found throughout this charming home, starting with the custom kitchen that gives you everything you love including white wood cabinets, quartz countertops, a contemporary backsplash, stainless steel appliances and a dining area, set off by today's must-have, an accent shiplap wall.
The Owner's Suite is located downstairs and has a contemporary feel with custom closet doors, slate floors, and a Spa Bathroom that features custom double sinks and a retro look walk-in shower. On the 1st floor, you will also find an updated 1/2 bath and a cozy gathering room. Upstairs there are two additional bedrooms, both with fantastic views of the 5 acres, plus another full bathroom that has also been renovated to give you that Spa feeling. Not to be missed- a true attic above the guest bedroom for all your storage needs.
This charming equestrian farm is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and you will think you are worlds away from city life, but you’re not- you’re only minutes to the interstate, 30 minutes to the white sands of Siesta Key and downtown Sarasota where you can eat at top-notch restaurants, shop at the finest clothing stores and enjoy all the cultural events Sarasota is famous for throughout the world.
IMPORTANT FEATURES & UPDATES: Concrete block on the 1st floor, Central Vacuum included, 2018 UPDATES: Complete new A/C downstairs system, Replaced well water Aerator with an updated system, replaced pool interior and updated pool systems w/variable speed efficient pump. 2016- Drip irrigation system installed (control is next to back porch steps on the ground),
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Myakka Valley Ranches is uniquely situated adjacent to the 28,875 acres Myakka River State Park, an oasis of natural Florida vegetation. The park contains miles of hiking trails, two lakes, and a wild & scenic river. It is not uncommon to see native wildlife species: gopher tortoises, alligators, armadillos, fox, deer, otter, and even an occasional bald eagle. Myakka Valley Ranches offers a way of life all its own. The subdivision is comprised of approximately three hundred 5+ acre parcels, with privately owned and maintained paved roads. The area is designed to accommodate horses, with easements on both sides of the 17 miles of paved roads designated as riding trails as well as several miles of other trails. The road system design provides for low traffic and creates an ideal setting for bike riding and jogging. Two private waterfront parks are located within the subdivision for resident's use.
This is paradise, where you can truly relax and enjoy the simple things in life. Sarasota Magazine agrees, they just called Myakka Valley Ranches one of the next top 5 Hot Neighborhoods! Come see for yourself why horse lovers everywhere LOVE living here.