Top 5 Reasons You Will Love Living at Aviary at Rutland Ranch

Posted: February 26, 2021 | Categories: Communities | Communities>Aviary at Rutland Ranch
By Highland Homes

Updated January 31, 2023

If you want country roads to take you home, then make the drive along scenic Rutland Road to the beautiful Aviary at Rutland Ranch! This peaceful, nature-inspired community offers the most desirable new homes in Parrish, FL, and provides a wide array of home layouts and design options, resort-style amenities, and stunning lakes, conservation, and open space.

But don’t take it from us! We asked Aviary at Rutland Ranch homeowners to share what they love about living in this tranquil neighborhood. 

From amazing home values to resort-style amenities, here are the top 5 reasons why you will love living at Aviary at Rutland Ranch. 

1. Relax in a Peaceful Setting with City Convenience 

Picture this: as the bright orange sun slips down the west end of your property, Florida nightlife begins to emerge. 

But not that kind of nightlife: it’s actually Florida wildlife at its finest.

You listen for the low call of a great horned owl in the distance as you gaze upon graceful deer grazing throughout the neighborhood. 

Florida white tailed deer

Since Aviary at Rutland Ranch is located next to farms, lakes, and conservation areas, the country-esque setting surrounds you with local wildlife, wide open spaces, and peaceful walkways dotted with lush trees.

Here’s the best news of all: although Aviary at Rutland Ranch is located in the country, the community is just a short distance from several urban settings, so all of your day-to-day needs and major employment centers are just a hop and a skip away. 

Close Proximity to 3 Major Cities

Spa Beach and St. Pete Pier
Spa Beach and St. Pete Pier, St. Petersburg Florida


That’s right, Aviary at Rutland Ranch is far from isolation. In fact, 3 major cities are just a quick drive from this pleasant community, including: 

  • Bradenton (15 miles)
  • Sarasota (27 miles)
  • St. Pete (32 miles)

So, if you want to amp up your laid-back Florida lifestyle and plan a night out in the big city, just hop onto US 301 or Rye Road and you will be in one of these fun-filled cities in no time!

2. Send Your Children to Top-Rated Schools

If you have children, then you will love to hear what homeowners have to say about the schools zoned for Parrish, FL! 

Give your kids the education they deserve at these top-rated schools: 

  • Annie Lucy Williams Elementary School (A rated)
  • Buffalo Creek Middle School (B rated
  • Parrish Community High School (brand new facilities – not yet rated by FL DOE grading) 

Want to check out more schools in the area? Bradenton is just a 20-minute drive from Aviary at Rutland Ranch and offers several private schools to choose from. 

3. Indulge in Resort-Style Amenities

Aviary community amenities aerial view - 5 Reasons You Will Love Living at Aviary Rutland Ranch

If you are hunting for the best new homes in Parrish, FL, then you are also probably searching for communities that offer amazing amenities. 

You guessed it: Aviary at Rutland Ranch is here to fulfill all your neighborhood dreams. With resort-style amenities, you and your family can indulge in a:

  • Heated swimming pool and sun deck
  • Pool house
  • Playground
  • Walking paths
  • Pickleball courts
  • Half basketball court
  • Multiple lakes and ponds (some with decorative fountains), natural conservation, and open spaces

4. Increase Your Investment With Skyrocketing Home Values

Home Value Increase in Parrish, FL | Source: Zillow

Home values in Parrish, FL have increased 19.7% over the past year and an astounding 62% during the past two years! Prices are now leveling out which means if you don't already own a new home in Parrish, now is the time to buy one!

As Parrish, FL quickly becomes THE Manatee County city to live in, it’s no wonder homeowners are so enthusiastic about their home at Aviary at Rutland Ranch. 

According to homeowners, the main reason they were drawn to this area is the close proximity to several major Florida cities combined with the laid-back lifestyle of country living.

So, what makes Aviary at Rutland Ranch suck a prime investment? 

New Homes at Aviary at Rutland Ranch Start in the mid $300s

As you can see in the above chart from, the typical home value in Parrish as of December 2022 is $539,000. With outstanding amenities and new homes from the mid $300’s, this stunning community is sure a great buy!

And, here’s the kicker: Buying a new home is almost always a stronger real estate investment than buying a used home because of the following factors:

  • Lower maintenance: Newer homes mean updated, more advanced electric, plumbing, and engineering, along with no wear and tear on major appliances and systems. This usually means greener homes with fewer emissions and lower maintenance costs.
  • New appliances and equipment: No need to worry about changing that water heater or AC unit in the next year. In addition, our new homes at Aviary at Rutland Ranch come equipped with the latest Samsung appliances.
  • No renovations needed: When you build your own personalized home, you won’t need to factor in additional costs to add an extra room or redo the kitchen. You choose your desired home plan and options for a headache-free move-in (more on this below)!
  • Builder warranty: Should something go wrong, your investment is protected by best-in-class warranty coverage, including a 10-year structural warranty - you won’t get that with a used home!

Speaking of reasons to buy a new home, it’s time to talk about our final reason why you will love living at Aviary at Rutland Ranch. 

5. Personalize Your New Home, Just For You

Fantastic location, beautiful natural surroundings, top-rated schools, resort-style amenities, and an amazing investment… The only thing missing is your dream home-build!

Not only do you get all of the perks mentioned above, but you also have the unique opportunity to build a personalized new home at Aviary at Rutland Ranch. 

First, tour model homes in person or via 360 virtual tours online to find your ideal home layout: 

  • More than 10 unique home plans
  • 1,545 – 3,141 square feet of living space
  • 3 to 6 bedrooms
  • Open-concept layouts, flexible-use rooms, and porches/lanais for outdoor living

Customized kitchen in a Parker by Highland Homes

Choose Your Favorite Features and Finishes

Then, the professional designers at our Personal Selection Studio will help you select the features and finishes to perfectly design your dream home:

  • Whether you already have a Pinterest board for your dream kitchen or need a little more guidance, the Studio offers an immersive experience to make your home design easy by helping you visualize how your selections will look in your new home.  
  • You choose your shingles, flooring, and everything in between with a great selection of cabinetry, appliances, countertops, lighting, flooring, paint, home audio, energy-efficiency products, and so much more. 
  • A wide variety of selections are available at every price point, from included and at no additional cost to luxurious upgrades.
  • Visit our online Inspiration Gallery to browse different room looks and get a head start on planning your dream home design!

As you can see, living in Aviary at Rutland Ranch really is a dream come true.

Ready to Fall in Love With Aviary at Rutland Ranch?

Aviary community aerial view - 5 Reasons You Will Love Living at Aviary Rutland Ranch

If you are ready to find your new home in Parrish at Aviary at Rutland Ranch, then Highland Homes is here to guide you through the entire process. Click the Call Us or Email Us buttons to contact our Aviary at Rutland Ranch team and schedule an appointment for your personal model home and community tour. 

We look forward to helping you build your dream home!

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