Real estate briefs: Sarasota-Manatee



Centex has opened two models at Cypress Falls at the Woodlands, an active-adult community on Arugula Drive in North Port, off Panacea and Toledo Blade boulevards, just south of Interstate 75.

The single-story Seagrove, priced from $144,990, is one of two Garden Villa floor plans. It has two bedrooms, two baths and a flex room in 1,448 square feet of space.

From the covered entry, a foyer leads to a dramatic kitchen that serves a well-sized café and gathering room opening onto a covered lanai. The family space totals more than 500 square feet.

The single-story Everglades model, also priced from $144,990, offers two bedrooms and two baths in 1,363 square feet with even more open family space — a dining room and great room served by the kitchen. It opens onto the covered lanai.

The Everglades is one of three paired villa floor plans at Cypress Falls.

Cypress Falls at the Woodlands has a community clubhouse with fitness center, ballroom, meeting rooms, heated resort-style swimming pool, resistance pool, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, and private putting green.


Eighteen lots remain at Palma Sola Trace in northwest Bradenton, reports the developer, Taylor Morrison.

Palma Sola Trace is three miles from Anna Maria Island. The centerpiece of the 100-acre neighborhood is a clubhouse with gathering room, Nautilus fitness center, tot lot and 81-foot heated, lagoon-style swimming pool.

Taylor Morrison is offering four floor plans. The Berkley features 1,287 square feet with two bedrooms, two baths and a garage. The Ashton is 1,370 square feet, three bedrooms, two baths and a garage. The Drake has three bedrooms, two baths and a garage in 1,455 square feet. The Carlisle has three bedrooms and two and one-half baths in 1,627 square feet.

Palma Sola Trace is at 7335 Skybird Road in Bradenton, off 75th Street West between Cortez Road and Manatee Avenue. Information:


Recent coverage of the American Institute of Architects’ Gulf Coast chapter Design Awards contained several errors.
• Carl Abbott FAIA Architect/Planner received an award of excellence, not merit, for the Zen Retreat cottage renovation.
• Sweet Sparkman Architects received an award of merit, not excellence, for Strandhus, a renovation in Lido Shores.
• Michael Epstein, AIA, designed the Glass House on Sarasota’s Acacia Street for Seibert Architects.

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Last modified: May 23, 2014
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