Having been named one of the “Best Places to Retire to in Florida” by Forbes and Huffington Post, Englewood is very popular with young families and mature couples alike. Thanks to a pleasant winter, small town charm and beautiful beaches, it’s not hard to see why. This coastal community is an outdoor sanctuary. If you’ve never tried stand up paddle boarding before, it’s like a religion here. Almost everyone is into this sport; even senior citizens; and it all goes down at Stump Pass Beach State Park. Party goers will typically be found at Manasota Key Beach which occasionally hosts wild summer parties. You can also hire companies such as Barrier Island Adventures and Grande Adventures to take you and your family out on trips to nearby islands or for fishing excursions. Looking for a place to wine and dine? Try out Catania’s Winery. Their collection of wine specialties goes well with the gourmet dishes that they occasionally offer. Guests can also buy a few to take home with them. Englewood takes luxury living to a whole new level. New homes for sale in Englewood are not only a walking distance to the pristine lakes and white sand beaches, but also located within affluent communities. Residents in the area enjoy access to beautiful nature preserves, 18-hole par-72 golf course complete with sand bunkers as well as social clubs with fitness and tennis memberships. Walking into these homes it becomes crystal that builders were influenced by Spanish and Mediterranean architectures. With a warm year round climate residents can choose to either spend more time outdoors or host friends and family in their expansive 3000 square feet villas. If you want a piece of Englewood, set aside a budget between the low 200s and the mid-500s. NewHomeSource will help you out with the rest. Some of the builders who have set up shop in the area include; Neal Communities, Ashton Woods Homes and Centex Homes.