Camelot Lakes 55+ Community in Sarasota Unveils State-of-the-Art Clubhouse

CAML-20150312-200831Sarasota, Florida- If you’re interested in premier 55+ communities in Sarasota, Florida look no further than Camelot Lakes. This gated, active community is the perfect place to call home either year round or seasonally. If you haven’t been to Camelot Lakes recently, then you haven’t been to Camelot Lakes. On March 12 the community unveiled a state-of-the-art clubhouse remodel you won’t want to miss.

When you walk inside the clubhouse at Camelot Lakes, stop for a moment to admire the beauty. Less than a year ago, this hub of community activity was a much different space. Remodeling the clubhouse meant more than simply planning a building, it meant planning an experience.

CAML-20150312-202817The enlarged lobby is the main entrance for residents and guests. With high ceilings and large glass windows overlooking the sparkling pond, it’s a welcoming and inviting space. Every inch of the clubhouse was redesigned with the residents in mind. As a community that prides itself on customer service, the office staff is positioned near the lobby entrance so friendly faces can greet each new person who walks through the doors.

All new paint, flooring and artwork gave this old building a breath of new life. But those improvements are only the beginning. The lobby features a kiosk that serves as a digital information center. Visitors and residents can view homes for sale or rent in the community, events, reviews of local vendors and more. This technology places Camelot Lakes on the cutting edge of the 21st century.

CAML-20150312-201236The lobby opens up into a spacious and bright meeting room with glass windows that overlook the beautiful pool. It’s a place where residents can relax and enjoy the company of friends. With a 70 inch TV, lazy boy chairs and plenty of seating, it’s a space that’s as fun as it is appealing.

Nearby, the library is home to a comfy couch, large TV and plenty of books for residents to enjoy. The billiards room is ready for a rousing game with two dart boards, freshly carpeted billiards tables, a TV, new décor and new billiards light.

The crafts room was renovated with more space and a TV for instructional videos. The second craft room was expanded to fit 2 kilns and new counters and fixtures were installed. Better insulation and an exhaust fan turned this room into the perfect place to let your creative juices flow.
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Behind the lobby you’ll be drawn in by the smell of freshly brewed coffee. Residents looking for a caffeine fix can stop by the renovated kitchen, which will feature free coffee during business hours. The burnt orange cabinets of the past have been replaced and the kitchen is home to all new appliances.

The open family room style gathering area is your destination for post-coffee relaxation. The large space is home to card tables that are abuzz each week with games. A dance floor and stage set the atmosphere for fun events and great memories. This is how neighbors at Camelot Lakes become friends.

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The nearby business center is the perfect place for residents to catch up on emails, print documents or just surf the internet. For residents who would rather not be tied down, there is free WiFi throughout the clubhouse, so you can cozy up with your coffee and tablet anywhere in the building.

A new conference room near the sales office will help guests learn all about Camelot Lakes. A TV inside the room will give guests front row seats to everything the community has to offer. This active 55+ community is home to two pools, lighted shuffleboard, pickleball, basketball and  tennis courts, horseshoe courts, bocce ball courts, corn hole, and plenty of activities.
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As you walk outside the clubhouse you’ll find the large pool and hot tub and the newly renovated fitness center. It was enlarged by nearly 2/3 and opened up for a great view of the pool and lake. All new equipment and televisions make this the ideal location for sticking to your new year’s resolutions. The men’s and women’s bathrooms at the fitness center are brand new and will feature relaxing wood saunas for residents to relieve some stress.

Besides all the exciting new features of the clubhouse and fitness center, it has been brought up to code per the Americans with Disabilities Act, and now includes ramps and ADA accessible bathrooms. Plus, the entire building has an updated fire and security monitoring systems to help make residents and guests feel safe.

TCAML-20150312-204423his expansion is one you have to see for yourself. Whether you’re a long time resident of Camelot Lakes or looking for a place to call home, this community offers luxurious living at its finest. Stop by this active, 55+ community to see how you can enjoy the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.

Connect with Camelot Lakes on Facebook to see what’s going on today: https://www.facebook.com/camelotlakesfl 

Open House at Winterset RV Resort in Palmetto, Florida!

logoAre you ready to become part of a unique, active 55+ community in sunny Florida? Don’t hesitate any longer! Stop by Winterset RV Resort and find your dream home. We are hosting an open house from 1-3 PM on Sunday March 15!

This is about more than finding a house, it’s about finding a home. It’s about finding neighbors who become friends, and a community where you can put down roots. Come to see houses and stay for the party!

We will be serving free hot dogs, popcorn and drinks to all who attend. Plus there will be a $100 Wal-Mart gift card raffle, the winner will be informed by email on Monday March 16. This is a great time to learn more about the community. Take time to find out more about the house available, too!

WINT-20150108-104650There’s something for everyone. We have new and pre-owned homes available that fit every budget
and need. The low lot rent of just $360/month makes these homes a must see!  There’s homes with smaller floor plans, and ones that are slightly larger. We have homes with lanais, furnished homes and homes that are pet-friendly!

You can discuss the available homes with Barb and Doug Roper, the community managers and they can help you find exactly what you’re looking for. With 12 homes available, these won’t last long. Residents love living in this community and we think you’ll love it too!

The resort sits near the flowing waters of Frog Creek, which separates the park from Terra Ceia Preserve. This preserve is 1,932 acres and is home to some of the most unique foliage and wildlife in the state. The picnic area near the water gives guests front row seats to the preserve.

WINT-20150108-105606At Winterset, we encourage resident participation in events and we promote a neighborly atmosphere through planned socials. Join us for pancake breakfasts, Red Hat Luncheons, ice cream socials, popcorn & movies, resident yard sales, and plenty of holiday events. Winterset also has a chaplain and offers a church service in the activity center on Sunday.

Located in Palmetto, residents enjoy easy access to Bradenton, Sarasota, Tampa and St. Pete without all the hustle and bustle of the city. You’ll find plenty to do around Palmetto too, from beautiful state parks to world-class golf courses and delicious dining.

Ready to become a resident? Check out our homes for sale online and come visit us this Sunday for our open house! For more information on the open house, please visit our Facebook!