Southwest Ranches

Southwest Ranches Preserves the Rural Lifestyle

 

HorsesWhen you purchase one of the Southwest Ranches homes for sale, you’ll be joining a community that incorporated in 2000 to protect its way of life.

Just 15 miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale you’ll find this town of about 7,500 residents where the rural environment includes grazing animals, nurseries, farms, beautiful scenery populated by an abundance of wildlife.

If you’re looking for a peaceful environment not far from big city amenities, you’ll love Southwest Ranches.  If you love horses, you’ll find a haven here.  Equestrian clubs and parks make this the perfect place for enjoying equine activities.

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Southwest Ranches Homes for Sale

Some homes and ranches existed here when the town was incorporated in 2000; others have been added since then.  A number of neighborhoods offer a diversity of design and architectural styles from a sprawling one story ranch to a comfortable family colonial to a palatial estate with every luxurious feature imaginable.

Home prices range from $300,000 to several million dollars.  Development plans call for maintaining the rural atmosphere the city is determined to protect, with large properties, no sidewalks and room for wildlife, livestock, horses and protected green space.

If Southwest Ranches homes for sale are beckoning you, our team of experienced real estate agents have the local market knowledge to match you with the Southwest Ranches home that matches your needs and enhances your lifestyle.  Call us at 954-242-8030 or inquire via email.

Community

“Preserving Our Rural Lifestyle” is the town’s motto and the reason residents decided to incorporate in 2000 as big city development moved ever closer.  There is an equestrian focus here; many property owners make room to keep their horses on their property.  You will also find livestock, chickens and roosters along with wildlife making their home in the open natural spaces.

Almost 8,000 residents share the natural beauty of their 13 square miles of paradise.  Long term plans call for a public park in each neighborhood that is unique to its location. Over 150 acres of park and open space has been added since incorporation in 2000.

The town has its own police department and volunteer fire department.  The on line newsletter provides residents with helpful information and updates for local activities.  Highly rated Broward County Public Schools serve the area along with a number of private and parochial schools.

A variety of retail stores and restaurants are located in Coquina Plaza including a Lowes, Publix and a movie theater.  When you want the action of the “big city”, Fort Lauderdale and Miami offer anything you could want just a short distance away.  A 15 minute drive takes you to the Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

Activities

Southwest Ranches provides everything you need to enjoy the outdoor life.  Trails for horses and runners, hikers and bikers are laid out throughout the town.  You can enjoy the beautiful views and observe the wildlife as you exercise or stroll along.  There are fishing spots and boat ramps for water sport lovers.  Families have picnic and  play areas to enjoy together.

Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park is used regularly by riders and their horses and residents who like to be around them.  It also hosts equestrian events as well as the annual Country Roads Arts and Crafts Festival.  Bird  and animal watchers will like Southwest Meadows Sanctuary.  Country Estates Fishing Hole Park appeals to anyone who wants to know if the fish are biting.

Garage Sale in the Parks provides residents who have items to sell with a town event that attracts shoppers to the big party.

Star gazing is part of the night life here.  But when the excitement and action of a metropolitan area calls you, Fort Lauderdale and Miami are not too far away.  You can bask on the beautiful beaches or find sophisticated entertainment of all kinds.  The best of two worlds is close at hand in Southwest Ranches.

 

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