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Country Creek is a community that offers exceptional value and is resident-friendly with regular events. It is located in Manatee County which comes with low taxes and higher values in comparison to much of the rest of the state. Just outside the neighborhood entrance are the quaint cities of Bradenton and Sarasota. They offer more things to do, employment opportunities, and amenities that complement the lifestyle of each resident. Read more about Country Creek.
There is loads of curb appeal with manicured lawns, lush community landscaping, and sidewalks for strolling. Architecture is varied with ranch and single dwellings with garages. Each home comes with a generous half acre of land nestled in a country landscape with ponds for bird watching and great fishing. Board walks and bike paths facilitate these pastimes with each location surrounded by native trees and foliage. A massive central park is the community meeting place with a playground, grill, picnic area, and pool facilities.
Every holiday is celebrated in this social neighborhood with Halloween and Christmas decorations lining the streets. A newsletter keeps residents abreast of favorite events such as Picnic in the Park. These gatherings come with face painting, games, and music from a DJ. Other socials are chili cook-offs and Halloween parades with a costume contest. They even sponsor community yard sales twice a year. The homeowners association and social committee are both volunteer so all residents are encouraged to participate.
Families are near public schools that have A ratings including Gene Witt Elementary, Carlos E. Haile Middle School, and Lakewood Ranch High School. More private school options are available with The Broach School for high school grades, Peace Lutheran School for middle school, and The Moore School is for elementary age students. Several private schools accommodate grades K3 through 12 including The Prep Academy and St. Stephen’s Episcopal School.
Stoneybrook Golf Club is five miles west of the entrance for excellent golf outings. Lake Manatee and the State Park of the same name is a five mile drive to the east with more fishing and outdoor activities. A bevy of shopping opportunities are found throughout the area including Ellenton Premium Outlets, and DeSoto Square Mall. All of the major restaurant, pharmacy, and grocery store chains are less than three miles away.