As one of the largest master planned communities found in Sarasota, Palmer Ranch is a very popular choice for new residents moving to the area. This neighborhood provides tree-lined streets with plenty of lush landscape found throughout. The sidewalks are wide and allow residents to enjoy walking throughout the community.

Those living in the area can enjoy the bike paths, which run through the community. Palmer Ranch also features the “rails-to-trails” program, which provides the Legacy Trail, a 10.8-mile paved trail that runs from Palmer Ranch to Venice. Plenty of wildlife is found throughout the area including the adopted mascot of Palmer Ranch, the sandhill crane


Palmer Ranch is found close to Siesta Key, which is home to one of the best beaches in the world. A short drive will get you to this area and you can enjoy Crescent Beach, Turtle Beach or the Siesta Key Public Beach.

Known as one of the most beautiful subdivisions in the Sarasota area, residents of Palmer Ranch enjoy excellent golf courses, top-rated schools and a quiet atmosphere. The area is served by Ashton Elementary, Sarasota Middle School and Riverview High School, which all perform at the top of the state rankings regularly.

Many attractions are found near Palmer Ranch, such as the Potter Park YMCA, Oscar Scherer State Park and plenty of shopping and dining options. The Potter Park YMCA provides plenty of fitness equipment, a gym, swimming, a water park and more. This is known as one of the best YMCA locations in the county.

If you’re new to the Sarasota area and you’re looking for the right place to live, Palmer Ranch might be the right choice for your specific needs. This neighborhood provides a quiet atmosphere with a prime location close to all the best things found in Sarasota.