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.
Myakka Valley Ranches offers a way 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 use.
left is conveniently located at the entrance of
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 $598 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 residents.
Power is delivered by Florida Power and
Light. Frontier, and Myakka Communications
are the local phone providers and also
provide 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
turn left into the well marked entrance of Myakka
THIRD MONDAY OF EACH
ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND EPISCOPAL CHURCH
8700 STATE RD. 72