Bradenton is a city in Florida located in Manatee County. The city has a population of over 50,000 people. Bradenton was explored in 1539 by the Spanish and spelled initially "Braidentown." The current city of Bradenton was formed in 1943 when the cities of Manatee and Bradenton merged. Bradenton is home to several historic properties including the Braden Castle Park Historic district, Bradenton Bank and Trust Company Building and the Old Manatee Courthouse, to name a few. This town is home to the Pittsburgh Pirates during spring training, where they play at the LECOM Park.
Bradenton has a rich history and works hard to celebrate the diversity and creativity of their residents. The largest arts district on the Gulf Coast is Village of the Arts. It is a renovated neighborhood in Bradenton that allows residents to live and work right from their homes. The homes have been transformed into studios, galleries, small restaurants and other small businesses. It is a great place to support your neighbors while shopping and dining. Bradenton Riverwalk is also a great place to take the family. The 1.5 miles offers a selection of activities including beach volleyball, splash pad, skatepark, tidal discovery zone and a fishing pier. If you really enjoy the outdoors, the Robinson Preserve is also a great place to spend the day. The 600+ acre salt marsh coastal preserve has a lot of great history as well as activities to escape the monotony of the week. Robinson Preserve is home to a 120-year-old house, a 53-foot tower that overlooks all of Tampa and exciting water activities. Take a paddle boat, kayak or canoe out and enjoy the serene views and sounds of nature. Keep your eyes open for some dolphins or manatees swimming around the area. Bradenton also offers great history museums, golfing, shopping and a mix of restaurants to fit any occasion.
Bradenton offers future homeowners a variety to choose from when selecting a home. Buyers can find condos and townhomes great for families starting out or just for that maintenance free living. Retirees can also see beautiful condos in private 55+ communities. Condos and townhomes in Bradenton offer quaint one bedroom homes with 500 square feet of living space up to four bedrooms boasting spacious 3,500 square feet. Updated kitchens with stainless appliances and granite countertops to fully furnished homes with modern and quality finishes, enclosed balconies, lake and fairway views are available. Bay views, split floorplans, enclosed glass lanais could be yours. Bradenton offers beautiful homes with two to seven bedrooms and up to 10,000 square feet of living space. Whatever you are looking for, Bradenton has options for you. From cottage style, Ranch style, Spanish/Mediterranean homes, large luxury estates, to federal style homes. Homes include stainless appliances, granite, quartz and marble countertops, lake, bay, golf and ocean views. Large open floorplans create a great space for entertaining family and friends. Screened in lanais, breakfast nooks and gourmet chef kitchens provide buyers a large selection from which to choose. Bradenton is a fantastic place to call home, and if you are interested in purchasing a home in Bradenton, Florida, please contact us today.