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Located in beautiful Sarasota, The Founder’s Club, situated on 700 acres of nature is known as the “Intimate Golf and Social Club Community.” Over the years, this impressive gated community has garnered many distinctions as it has been named one of America’s Top Premier Properties, one of America’s Top 100 Golf Course Communities and is home of the Annual Fisk & Friends Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament.

The luxury builders featured in Founder's Club are John Cannon Homes, London Bay Homes, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, and Lee Wetherington.

This gated community has an ample social calendar that includes mixes, dances, wine tasting and more. Known as a private, elegant and friendly community, Founder’s Club features a large 24,000 square foot clubhouse, an impressive world-class 18-hole golf course with natural landscapes and a state-of-the-art fitness and wellness program. The course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., has no tee times and members can play year-round.

There are 262 Founder’s Club parcels, with home sizesranging in size from 3,000 square feet to 7,000 square feet. Every home has either a view of the golf course, lake or preserve.

Just a short ride from charming gulf coast beaches, such as the Siesta Key Beach which was voted the #1 beach in the United States, this truly is a unique gated community. Nearby attractions range from the Sarasota Opera House and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens to the John and Mable Ringling Museum of the Arts.

Those seeking a truly amazing Florida living experience will find that The Founder’s Club is extraordinary in every way. Contact us at Lakewood Ranch Life to arrange a tour of one of these very special homes.

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$3,100,000
3 Beds 4.5 Baths Founders Club SubDv. 34240 Zip Code
Savor spectacular panoramic golf course, lake, and nature views from this spacious custom home in the Founders Club, an exclusive golf community. By award-winning John Cannon Homes, this sophisticated residence offers a dramatic, classic design, generous indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces, soaring ceilings, and luxurious appointments. Beautifully manicured landscaping and a circular paver drive welcome visitors to the 5742-square-foot, two-level home on a premium .69-acre lot on the 11th green. Captivating outdoor views and impeccable attention to detail are evident when you enter the grand foyer and flow into the elegant living room and dining room, which boast impressively high ceilings and craftsman details. From the wine cellar and integrated butler pantry to the casual open floor plan, this home allows seamless entertaining from the formal living and dining rooms to the large family room. The beautifully appointed living room features a stone gas fireplace, flanking built-in custom cabinetry, and 10-foot French doors that open to a voluminous screened lanai with a large, heated pool and spa, open areas for sunning, and a covered patio with an outdoor kitchen, stone fireplace and abundant space for dining and entertaining amid the serene surroundings. Three pairs of tall French doors transition to the spacious family room and well-appointed gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, a Wolf gas cooktop, an oversized island, a walk-in pantry, and a breakfast area with an aquarium window framing views of the pool, lake, and golf course. The expansive owner’s suite offers a private office with custom cabinetry, French doors to the lanai, dual fully outfitted closets with floor-to-ceiling cabinetry, dual water closets, a hydrotherapy tub, an oversized walk-in shower, and a coffee bar. Two additional bedrooms with full bathrooms are in a separate wing, providing comfortable, private accommodation for overnight guests. The upper level, accessed by elevator or stairs, includes a substantial bonus room with a full wet bar, a gas fireplace to enjoy movie nights or a game of pool, and a full bathroom. Step out to the terrace to enjoy amazing sunsets and a commanding view of the Founders Club golf course, adjacent fairways, and greenbelt. The home's second floor can be easily configured as a separate fourth bedroom or in-law suite for an expanded family. Other notable highlights of this fabulous home include soaring ceilings, coffered inlaid ceilings, travertine and hickory wood floors, deep crown molding, granite countertops, and a 4-car garage. The guard-gated Founders Club is Sarasota's most notable private, securely gated golf community and is located on 700 acres of breathtaking lakes, mature oaks, and nature preserves. It is richly landscaped and has a recreation center with tennis, pickle ball, basketball courts, and a playground. While membership in the club is optional, it serves as a wonderful meeting place for this intimate community. The Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed 18-hole championship golf course and the 24,000-square-foot clubhouse offer a restaurant, bar, and fitness center. Easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment, outdoor activities, downtown Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, and the world’s most coveted beaches.

3129 Founders Club Drive, Sarasota

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