Beautiful New Homes in Manatee County Near Beaches and Marinas

Posted: October 5, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News
By Highland Homes

Amber GlenDo you envision your dream home near the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the marinas on the Manatee River? We welcome you to Amber Glen, a community of new homes in Palmetto convenient to exciting shopping, entertainment, and dining options. Enjoy the peace and relaxation of neighborhood amenities including a playground and conservation wetland for scenic views.

Shopping, Arts, and Entertainment

Shop til’ you drop at Ellenton Premium Outlets offering more than 100 stores with savings on designer and name brand favorites from Coach to Ralph Lauren. Amber Glen’s convenient location just west of Ellenton Gillette Road places you only moments away from everyday shopping conveniences like Publix and Winn-Dixie.

Down the road from the outlets you’ll find the Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex - an ice skating rink where you can break away from the hot Florida sunshine and cool off with public skating and hockey fun! This large complex also has a fitness center and a full-size sports bar.

EntertainmentThe recently renovated Bradenton Riverwalk is also nearby, offering beautiful views by the Manatee River. Here you can enjoy river gazing and picnics areas, boating docks, fishing piers, botanical gardens, splash pad fountains, and the beautifully decorated, 400-seat Mosaic Amphitheater!

Looking for more family friendly fun? The Manatee County Fair is a classic attraction in the area showcasing livestock, competitions, cook offs, live music, and thrill rides! The Manatee County Fair is also known for its classic American fair food; with options ranging from deep fried Oreos to fresh squeezed lemonade.

Parks, Recreation, and Water Fun

The tropical air of nearby beaches and marinas will give you the weekend getaways you have been looking for! Conveniently located near both I-75 and I-275, Amber Glen will have you sinking your toes into the sands of Anna Maria Island, Holmes Beach, Longboat Key, St. Pete Beach, and Treasure Island. There’s plenty more parks and recreation opportunities close to home that will make for great long-lasting memories and unique nature filled experiences.

Historical Parks - For a more historic view of Manatee County, take a tour of the mid-19th century style mansion at Gamble Plantation or step back in time at the Manatee Village Historical Park, a collection of old buildings that give a glimpse of what life was like for old Manatee County settlers.

Anna Maria IslandNature Preserves - Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy bird watching at Felts Audubon Preserve, home to more than 150 types of birds and more than 30 different butterfly species. Drive down to the mouth of the Manatee River and explore Emerson Point Preserve to take in the beauty of the abundant Florida wildlife and discover historical resources. Visit the lush wetlands of Terra Ceia Preserve, home to a plethora of freshwater creeks, marshes, and tidal ponds that make this the ideal location for hiking, fishing, and kayaking!

Beautiful Marinas - Take a trip out on the glistening waters of River Dunes Marina and Regatta Pointe Marina, both offering year-round boating, floating docks, and on-shore amenities. If you’re looking for some water fun and don’t have your own boat, a membership at boating organizations like the Freedom Boat Club grant you and your family access to a wide-range of boats to cruise along the shore.

Sports - Sports fans will love hitting a hole-in-one at the rolling hills of both Imperial Lakewoods Golf Club and River Wilderness Golf & Country Club. Nearby McKechnie Field, spring training home to the Pittsburgh Pirates and home of the minor league Bradenton Marauders, is the perfect place for baseball fans!

Health and Well-Being

Near your new home, you’ll find Manatee Memorial Hospital, Blake Medical Center as well as Healthcare America Medical Group and multiple other medical clinics. Pets can visit the surrounding veterinary clinics like the Palmetto Animal Clinic and the Ellenton Animal Hospital.


Elementary students (K-5) living in this community attend James Tillman Elementary, middle school students (6-8) attend Buffalo Creek Middle School, and high school students (9-12) attend Palmetto High School. Adults looking to further their educations have a wide variety of schools to choose from with nearby University of South Florida and Manatee Technical College.

Beautifully Designed Homes

Living Room at Amber GlenPriced from the $210’s, choose from more than 10 home plans offering three to four bedrooms, 1,485 to 2,428 square feet of living space and a 2 and 3-car garage. Designed for your modern lifestyle, homes include open layouts, private master suites with luxury baths, designer kitchens, built-in drop zones, and covered lanais to enjoy the water views and scenery throughout the community.

When you build your Palmetto new home at Amber Glen, not only do you select your ideal home site and home plan in this conveniently located community, you personalize your new home to perfectly match your style and needs! Choose from hundreds of quality included design selections and luxurious upgrades for decadent finishing touches.

Ready to own a brand new home in Palmetto, Florida? Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity by calling our Palmetto New Home Specialists at 941-479-4988 or contact us online today!


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