Holiday Home Tour Sunday Dec 1st At The Forest in Sarasota

brian wood sotheby's agent at the forest hi hat ranchLooking for something to do other than watch football and eat leftover turkey Sunday, December 1st?  Come tour The Forest at Hi Hat Ranch as we kickoff the holiday season with an Open House Tour.  Join me from 1 – 4pm for a chance to tour two beautiful private estate homes. Experience the unique lifestyle at The Forest with a behind-the-curtains look at these exceptional properties.  Our Showcase Homesite No. 1 will also be available to tour for an opportunity to see first hand how impressive the homesites are in this community.  There are several new home plans just introduced by our custom builders to share as well.

Both of these estate homes were custom designed and each includes many special features and upgrades.  Take the tour and be wowed as we demonstrate the possibilities for grand living here at  The Forest, Sarasota’s only gated master planned community for true estate home living.

Tour Stop 1:  9399 Swaying Branch Road

9399-Swaying-Branch-Rd-OpenHouseDiscover masterful craftsmanship in a majestic country estate. This wonderful home has been carefully designed and perfectly positioned on one of the most beautiful forested homesites in the community. It’s an impressive setting for a home that features high finish levels like custom raised panel cabinetry, hand selected granite counter tops and custom crown molding throughout. Outdoor living includes a generous entertainment area complete with full kitchen and fireplace that overlook the expansive pool and spa. The home is framed by stately oaks and palms for privacy and tranquilly. There is a private theater room and large bonus room perfect for a pool table. This is a certified green home with closed cell foam insulation, high-efficiency A/C unites, radiant heat barrier, and offers hurricane protection with impact glass throughout the home.
Quick Facts:  5752 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4/2 baths on Homesite 6.  It is currently priced at $1,595,000.

Tour Stop 2:  9273 Swaying Branch Road

9273 Swaying Branch Rd House A luxurious private Italian villa. This fantastic custom home offers Mediterranean inspired architecture set among a spectacular four plus acre estate lot. The grand entry is wrapped in nature with a driveway passing through lush landscaping including stately palms and oaks tailored with colorful foliage at every turn. Timeless architecture is expressed throughout the design. The spacious gourmet kitchen offers plenty of area for entertaining friends and family. This one story floor plan has a large bonus room that can serve many functions. Outdoor living is taken to a new level with generous covered areas that feature views of the pool, spa and forested areas that frame this one of a kind back yard. Impact glass and closed cell foam insulation provide high energy efficiencies and safety for the latest in modern construction materials.
Quick Facts: 4010 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths on Homesite 13.  It is currently priced at $1,350,000.

Tour Stop 3:  Preview Homesite No. 1

Showcase Homesite at The Forest in SarasotaSee the perfect canvas to build a gracious estate on one of the most impressive homesites in The Forest.  We have per-developed Homesite No. 1 to demonstrate the size and possibilities for building at The Forest.  One of the big differences (literally) between The Forest and other estate neighborhoods in the region is the size of the homesites.  These are true acreage parcels allowing residences that can be expansive while also providing true separation and privacy.  Homesite No. 1 sits in a lush oak hammock and backs onto a view of the lake at Gazebo Park. It sets up for an impressive drive through the hammock to a homesite situated among the stately oaks. It’s a must see to truly experience the possibilities for estate living at The Forest.
Quick Facts: 3.02 Acre Wooded, Waterfront Homesite.  Priced at $270,800

Don’t miss this chance to Tour The Ranch.  I will be on hand with more information and available to answer questions.  We look forward to seeing you here.  Please feel free to contact me for additional assistance or to schedule a private tour if you are not able to make the event. Click here for directions to The Forest.

Brian Wood
The Forest Specialist
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
(941) 928-8408