With its wonderful climate, the Gulf’s picturesque beaches and beautiful Lemon Bay, Englewood has proudly earned the nickname “The Gem of the Suncoast.”
Englewood, Florida is located South of Sarasota and North of Ft. Myers. It was founded in 1896 as a fishing village. While fishing still plays a role in the Englewood lifestyle today, Englewood now boasts home decor shops, amazing food and drink, and a thriving art scene. Known for its laid back attitude and calming vibe. Englewood is home to those looking for that small-town feel.
Welcome to Old Florida Charm and Life on Manasota Key. Crossing the Tom Adams Bridge and gracing the sky over Lemon Bay pelicans and ospreys abound. As you glance down to the bay you spot a manatee. A charter fisherman heads toward Stump Pass. The intercoastal waterway is dotted with boaters and sailors alike with dolphins escorting them on their way.
You pass the Horse Conch Sculpture at the roundabout as you enter Manasota Key. A mile to the south is Stump Pass State Park which claims the southern tip of the key. It is an unspoiled stretch of beach that is full of wild birds, sea shells and shark’s teeth.
Travelling the two lane road you notice a group of beachgoers observing a hatch of baby loggerhead turtles.
You begin to appreciate the simplicity of this special place. There are no traffic lights or high rises and you will enjoy miles of sandy beaches and the sparkling blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Take note of an array of restaurants and unique shops. Your heart warms and you smile as you realize this is what you have been looking for: Peaceful seclusion. This lush tropical island can be your home.
You are minutes from numerous golf courses, retail and “Old Englewood” featuring restaurants and shopping with old Florida charm.
Whether you plan on just vacationing in Englewood or joining us for a lifetime, you will soon find out why the locals’ favorite expression is “Just another day in paradise!” Come discover Englewood and the all the magic that surrounds this beautiful Gulf community.