Updated on May 12, 2023: This story was originally published on February 21, 2023, and has been updated with new information.
If your idea of the perfect home is a peaceful small-town address just minutes from the city of Bradenton, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, and the beautiful waters of Terra Ceia Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, you’re certain to fall in love with Highland Homes’ Jackson Crossing community of new homes in Palmetto, Florida, where homes will soon be available in Phase 2!
Located in Palmetto off 28th Avenue East and Palm View Road, Jackson Crossing is just six miles from the city of Bradenton and convenient to exciting shopping, dining, and entertainment. Located near both the Manatee River and Terra Ceia Bay, boating marinas, fishing, and waterside dining are only minutes away. And, a day at the beach is stress-free when you live just 15 miles from the sugar-white sands of Anna Maria Island, 21 miles from renowned St. Pete Beach, and 25 miles from Siesta Key, continually named as one of the best beaches in the U.S. and in the world!
Jackson Crossing isn't just near fun in the sun - Your commute to work is likely to be a quick one as these new homes in Palmetto, FL, are convenient to major roadways:
Less than one mile to US 41
1.5 miles to I-275
3 miles to I-75
4.8 miles to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge
This places your new home in a great location just a short drive to nearby cities and employment centers:
6 miles to Bradenton
16 miles to Sarasota
16.5 miles to St. Petersburg (via the Sunshine Skyway)
And when you’re staying close to home, the Palmetto area itself provides fun local hangouts with picturesque views. Emerson Point Preserve is our fave spot for taking in spectacular views while taking a stroll or bike ride along shaded trails, boardwalks, and a beach walk. Not to mention, it’s pet-friendly (leashes required), has great spots for picnics and fishing, and offers up amazing sunsets.
After a stroll, dinner and drinks are just the thing! Some local spots on the water include The Sea Hut, Woody’s River Roo, Riviera Dunes Dockside, and Riverhouse Waterfront Restaurant. Or, check out the beer garden and great food at The Canopy Bistro, or the retro throwback diner atmosphere of the Shake Station.
Of course, living in a new home in Palmetto, FL, isn’t just about the location – you want an equally awesome home, too! Homes in Phase 2 of Jackson Crossing will offer 1,545 to 3,141 square feet of living space with up to 6 bedrooms and the features you’ve been looking for such as an open kitchen and living area, flexible-use rooms, and outdoor living space, with introductory pricing expected from the mid $300’s.
One of the things that makes Jackson Crossing so unique is the overall layout of the neighborhood. Designed to take advantage of natural amenities, homes at Jackson Crossing are situated amongst open space, ponds, and wetlands conservation, with many homes in Phase 2 directly adjacent to these natural spaces providing beautiful views and backyard privacy. 70-foot wide homesites provide spacing between neighboring homes, adding to your privacy.
In addition to the natural amenities, pickleball courts in Phase 2 will provide you the opportunity to play America’s fastest-growing sport, right in your own neighborhood.
Amazing location. Beautiful homes. Natural and recreational amenities. If this checks the boxes on your new home must-have list, join the Jackson Crossing VIP List to be the first to know when homes are available and become one of the first homeowners in the new phase of this popular neighborhood.
Location, home designs, features and prices are subject to change without notice. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievment of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.