Bradenton Real Estate
Bradenton Homes for Sale
Bradenton Florida Real Estate For Sale
For those of you not familiar with our area, Bradenton is the main city within Manatee County, Florida. It is perfectly situated between Tampa and Sarasota and an easy drive to St. Petersburg via the Sunshine Motorway. This region is surrounded by both freshwater and saltwater waterways. The city resides on the mainland and is separated from the barrier islands of Anna Maria and Longboat Key by the inter-coastal waterway and is bordered to the north by the Manatee River. The City of Palmetto resides on the north shore of the Manatee River, directly across from Bradenton. At the southern tip of Anna Maria Island you will find the Bradenton Beach community, which is frequently visited by tourists and is known for being a lively beach-business district, the center of the island is home to the city of Holmes Beach, and the city of Anna Maria is found on the northern tip of the island.
The west side of the city of Bradenton you will find a small downtown area where government offices and buildings are found. The tallest among these structures is the 12-story Bradenton Financial Center, easily located with its blue-green colored windows. The Eastern boundary is growing very rapidly with Lakewood Ranch as its prime neighbor. More and more families, couples and retirees are moving into this area to settle permanently or invest in vacation homes due to its central location to all the major west coast metropolitan areas and best beaches in the country.
This city also boasts its small but magnificent beach communities where some of the finest beaches in Florida and in the United States are found. Bradenton has a long stretch of white powdery beaches gleaming as the sunlight strikes. To add to the captivating feel is a relaxing sound of water as it kisses the shore. Couples can spend either an early morning romantic stroll along the mangrove-lined bay-side or watch the beautiful sun as it hides behind the gulfs’ horizon before dinner.