3701 S. Osprey
Sarasota, FL 34239
|Myakka Valley Ranches is uniquely situated adjacent to the 28,875 acre Myakka
River State Park, an oasis of natural Florida vegetation. The park contains miles
of hiking trails, two lakes, and a wild & scenic river. It is not uncommon to see
native wildlife species: gopher tortoises,alligators, armadillos, fox, deer, otter, and
even an occasional bald eagle.
of life all it's own. The subdivision is
comprised of approximately three
hundred 5+ acre parcels, with
privately owned and maintained paved
roads. The area is designed to
accommodate horses, with easements
on both sides of the 17 miles of paved
roads designated as riding trails as
well as several miles of other trails.
The road system design provides for
low traffic and creates an ideal setting
for bike riding and jogging. Two
private waterfront parks are located
within the subdivision for resident's
located at the entrance of the subdivision.
Myakka Valley Ranches Improvement Association (MVRIA, hence the
Website name) is responsible for road and bridge maintenance and
enforcement of the deed restrictions. The MVRIA annual dues are
only $498 per year. The MVRIA Board of Directors conduct monthly
meetings which are open to all Homeowners, and the Annual
meeting/barbeque is held in April. The MVRIA also publishes the
"Trails 'N' Tales", a monthly newsletter containing local news items, a
calendar of events, local classified ads, and other information for
local phone provider and also provides DSL Internet service,
and other high speed wireless Internet and Satellite
entertainment services are available.
Use Exit 205 from I-75 & head east on Clark Rd (RT.
72), away from the beach. Go 7 miles from I-75 and
see 3 yellow signs on the right side of the road. One
of them has a picture of a firetruck. After this sign,
turn left into the well marked entrance of Myakka
THIRD MONDAY OF EACH
ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND EPISCOPAL CHURCH
8700 STATE RD. 72