Sunday, May 26, 2019

Stoneybrook Country Club, Palmer Ranch



Choose Stoneybrook for a relatively more affordable golf and country club within Palmer Ranch, an upscale- mixed real estate development located between Sarasota and Osprey, Florida. It can be easily reached by driving south on US 41 then east on McIntosh Road in Sarasota. This is just north of The Oaks Club development.

Access to Stoneybrook’s elegant club house alone is worth the membership fee. This club house is a popular Palmer Ranch venue for a lot of community activities like theme parties, bingo socials, and dancing with live music, as well as bridge tournaments and mahjong sessions. Banquet facilities and a full service restaurant are within its 20,000-square-foot, tastefully designed structure. Complementing these are exquisite menu entrees plus a wide array of other dining options ranging from appetizers to desserts. For casual dining, the club house has its Grille Room with its offerings of tasty sandwiches, salads, and other light fare.

The club house also has a Grande Ball Room that can accommodate both small and large functions. In addition, Stoneybrook Country Club members have access to a fitness center, a heated Olympic size swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and four Har-Tru lighted tennis courts. They can likewise turn to the pro shop located in the club house for the latest offerings in sports fashion and merchandise.

Stonneybrook Golf Course


Bundled with a membership in Stoneybrook, of course, is playing privileges on the country club’s 18-hole golf course which was opened in 1994. This par-72 layout is an Arthur Hills design, has a 73.1 course rating and a 135 slope rating on Bermuda grass. It has six tee placements for rounds that measure 6,587 yards from the back tees and 4,965 from the most forward tee points, to enable play at all skill levels.

Characteristic of the many fine courses in golf-loving Sarasota, this layout has well-manicured greens and fairways. Though the splendor of this course can be truly mesmerizing, golfers need some very precise shot-making. Seventeen of the eighteen holes in this course feature natural wetlands and water hazards to be tamed.

Stoneybrook has a driving range that should be of help in honing the skill of golfers’ to meet such a course challenge. The country club likewise maintains a staff of PGA and LPGA professionals who help in organizing golf activities at Stoneybrook, whether for large or small groups.

Membership fees in the Golf and Country Club total within the $4000 range which is bundled with the HOA fees of a Stoneybrook residence. Such a property would be in the community’s “country club section.” Non-golfers who are not keen on a country club membership can opt to acquire property in the “exempt” section.

Stoneybrook Real Estate Choices

Acquiring a home in the gated community of Stoneybrook will involve a choice of lakefront homes, maintenance-free villas, and condominium units. Single-family homes listed for sale can range in floor areas between 1,600 and 2,400 square feet. Condo units for purchase consideration can have floor spaces from 1,000 to 1,500 square feet. Single family home price levels can fall between the $200s and the $600s, while condo-unit price tags can hover in the $150s level.

Stoneybrook residences offer superb lifestyle choices, regardless of whether the options are in the country club or exempt sections. These homes are all situated in a well-maintained community enjoying the lush scenery of a Florida golf course. Moreover, the country club’s gates are just a mile away from the Sarasota Square, a shopping mall with a movie theater complex. Likewise within easy reach are the centers for arts, culture, education, and business at the heart of downtown Sarasota, all of which should make for enjoyable living at Stoneybrook on Palmer Ranch.

Stoneybrook Homes for Sale

Below are all the Stoneybrook at Palmer Ranch real estate listings currently for sale.

Please contact me if you would like to schedule a tour of any of the listed properties.

MLS# A4436694 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 8752 MERION AVE
  • Price: $699,000
  • Zip Code: 34238
  • 2672 Square Feet
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2+
  • STUNNING STONEYBROOK GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB SINGLE FAMILY! This SPECIAL custom home was built by the original architect of the Stoneybrook community and is situated on an impressive front corner facing/rear golf course view lot. The current owners have ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4434772 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4640 TOWER HILL LN #2324
  • Price: $179,900
  • Zip Code: 34238
  • 1310 Square Feet
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Popular Arbor Greens... the only community within Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club to require only a Social membership. This spacious 2nd floor condo offers 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths PLUS a den/study/dining area. The unit is perfectly located on a d ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER RES R E