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If beautiful waterfront property surrounded by breathtaking nature preserves showcasing the essence of Florida living interests you, then The Islands on the Manatee River may be just the sanctuary you’ve been waiting for. The Islands on the Manatee River community offers beautiful custom homes by award winning builders and a growing list of luxury amenities in a serene and natural setting for your ideal luxury community.


islandswbridge2The Islands’ new River Lodge is full of luxury amenities for residents to enjoy. The River Lodge is reserved for the exclusive use of The Islands’ residents. The new club greets residents and visitors alike as they arrive over the bridge at the community’s gated entry. As a neighborhood gathering place, the River Lodge will provide boat docks for guests, as well as a fire pit, barbecue area, bocce ball courts, putting green and kayak launch. Indoor and outdoor seating areas will overlook the Manatee River providing the perfect vantage point to view the collegiate crew teams as they train on the waterways. The facility will include a great room design that features a comfortable seating area facing a natural stone fireplace, bar area with large screen televisions, home theater with iPad controls, card tables, liquor lockers, hi-top table seating, along with a catering kitchen. A convenient, business center will provide residents with computer access, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines. Best of all, a new fitness center will capture gorgeous views of the river as residents are provided with both cardio and weight training equipment. 


marina-smallComplementing the tranquil setting of The Islands is a beautiful marina park with a distinct coastal theme. The marina park offers additional slips for residents. Marina Park features a comfortable gazebo providing shelter and seating. Both marinas contain tropical landscaping and gated entries with convenient walkways for accessing slips. 


The Islands on the Manatee River is a waterfront community—a boating community—but it is also a community of residents who share a deep appreciation for the pristine natural beauty of the surroundings and the active, luxury lifestyle available here. Among the professionals, local business owners and retirees who call this community home, many are avid boaters who take full advantage of their private backyard docks, marina parks and the community dock of The River Lodge, the development’s central meeting and recreation spot, to explore the calm waters of the Manatee River or the open expanse of the Gulf of Mexico. Others are drawn to the opportunities afforded by the peaceful setting of The Islands, such as exploring the community’s network of walking paths, bird-watching, and nature photography. Sports enthusiasts will delight in area golf courses, tennis courts and an abundance of recreational amenities.

New Phase is now open! Schedule your boat tour today and see why The Islands is the best hidden secret around town. Contact us today to set up a tour! 

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