Three Oaks is a deed-restricted neighborhood with 276 single-family homes. Many of the properties have stunning and tranquil views of the surrounding freshwater habitat with three lakes within the subdivision. Situated on a lush nature preserve, many residents keep a pair of binoculars within reach as the neighborhood invites a variety of local wildlife and birds including herons, cranes, storks, ibis, and hawks, to name only a few.
The variety of architectural style found in Three Oaks is one of the many charming characteristics of the community. Development of the neighborhood spanned 10 years from 1990 to the year 2000. Each homesite is quite spacious and offers and average of 21,000 square feet of acreage. The houses themselves range from 1,800 to 4,900 square feet of living area. Prices start around $300,000, yet there are not many on the market at any given time.
Three Oaks is a excellent choice for young families for several reasons including the superb schools nearby, both public and private. The school district includes Ashton Elementary, Sarasota Middle School, and Sarasota High School. There are several area parks nearby including Ufer Family Park, Twin Lakes Park, Red Bug Slough, and Bee Ridge Park. Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Doctors Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center offer the best in medical care available and are all within short drives from the community.