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    The Gulf Coast is less developed and crowded than the east coast of Florida. Because of that, you’ll experience a more easygoing pace of life and you’ll get to where you want to go more easily.
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    Are you looking at Florida communities and wondering where to retire? Sarasota should be at the top of your list. Sarasota is one of the Sunshine State communities that have become popular with retirees, and for good reason. This town on the state's west coast has a population of a little over ...
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    The new River Lodge at The Islands on the Manatee River is now open. The River Lodge is an exciting new amenity reserved for the exclusive use of The Islands’ residents. This beautiful new lodge greets residents and visitors alike as they arrive over the bridge at the community’s gated entry. As a ...
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    Florida is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Surrounded on three sides by ocean waters, (the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and the Florida Straits), and blessed with more than its share of sunny skies, the state offers a treasure trove of ways to enjoy its natural wonders through outdoor activities.
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    When you live in the gated waterfront community of The Islands on the Manatee River in tropical Florida, you're surrounded by beautiful scenery and treated to spectacular waterfront views daily. Enhancing your views with creative landscaping ideas and implementation not only benefits the personal ...
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    Florida’s Suncoast lifestyle offers a unique combination of art, culture, and a breadth of outdoor activities that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you long for the natural beauty of the Myakka treetops, the honey tinged creativity of a perfect cocktail or the sonic delight of every Verdi ...
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    Warm weather, great beaches, and no state income tax -- just three reasons advisers say Florida deserves its reputation as a retirement Mecca. Sarasota-Manatee area should be at the top of your list. Sarasota is one of the Sunshine State communities that have become popular with retirees, and for ...
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    Love the idea of finding your own special fishing hole? Enjoy the community of other boaters? The ultimate boating community is The Islands on the Manatee River which offers direct access to the beautiful Manatee River and a short boat ride out to the Gulf of Mexico.
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    For retirees, finding a place to call home for all or part of the year is a major decision. Climate is a factor, as well as opportunities for recreation. So what does Florida living offer to its retirees? And what can you expect if you choose to buy a home in a Florida living community?
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