Privacy, Gated Security, Championship Golf
and Classic Southern Living... on the River
Nestled along the north shore of the historic Manatee River in the heart of the Sarasota/Tampa Bay area, the 1,400 acre, private golf and country club community of River Wilderness offers a surprising array of custom home choices and amenities - attracting discerning buyers from throughout the United States and abroad.
The property's unique country club lifestyle revolved around a stunning 27,000 square-foot clubhouse complex complete with formal and casual dining, banquet room, pro shop, men's and women's lockers - plus a new 4,000 square-foot Raquet and Fitness Club with lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, junior olympic-size pool, and state-of-the-art programs dedicated to golf, tennis, and sports conditioning.
- A Private Golf & Country Club
- Top 40 Florida Championship Golf Course
- Racquet & Fitness Club
- 24-Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- Only 375 Golf Memberships
- Direct Boating Access To The Gulf Of Mexico
- Maintenance-Free Homes From The $200's
- Single-Family Custom Homes From The $200's and up to 1 million
- Non-Residents Memberships Available
The greatest compliments for a development come not from the developers themselves, but from the people who ultimately decide to live there.
"A great place to raise children." - Melanie and David Watson
The Watson family, including parents David and Melanie and daughters Kayla and Ashley, moved to River Wilderness over a year ago. "We like the serene setting and the private country club lifestyle," says Melanie, "and we've found that this is a great place to raise children." David adds, "I think the best thing about living at River Wilderness is the quiet country setting."
River Wilderness Joins Audubon
Cooperative Sanctuary System
River Wilderness has joined the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS), an international program designed to help landowners preserve and enhance the environmental quality of their property.
The ACSS provides an advisory service to help golf courses develop effective conservation and wildlife enhancement programs. This worldwide effort is coordinated by Audubon International and the Golf Program is sponsored in part by the United States Golf Association.
"The open space of a golf course is utilized not only by golfers, but is habitat for a variety of wildlife species," explained Joellen Zeh, Staff Ecologist for Audubon International. "We welcome River Wilderness Golf & Country Club's commitment to the environment and to managing the golf course with wildlife in mind."
Builders at River Wilderness include: Lee Wetherington Homes, John Cannon Homes, Rosecorp Homes, Christner Bros. Inc., Vernon Homes, Arthur Rutenberg, Suncoast Builders, and Bruce Williams Homes in "The Hammocks."