Real Estate Homes

On Sarasota's Premier Private Ranch


Find true estate living and exceptional custom new homes inside the gates of The Forest at Hi Hat Ranch. The Forest features one of Sarasota, Florida's most unique settings within a gated master planned community surrounded by unspoiled Florida countryside. The Forest offers a serene environment where families can retreat. Three to five-acre country estates assure each owner plenty of room to create a home for gracious private living that can truly be called an Estate. Just five miles east of I-75 on Clark Road, The Forest is not too far from Sarasota's best in-town amenities, but far enough away to provide a lifestyle that is quietly removed from the ordinary.

  • Refreshingly affordable with acres of opportunity
  • New Estate Lot pricing starting at $85,000
  • Expansive three to five-acre estate homesites in one of Sarasota's environmental gems - ONLY 5 original Developer sites remaining!
  • Grand luxury homes built by some of Sarasota's best premier homebuilders: Anchor Builders, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, E-M Custom Homes, John Cannon Homes, Neal Signature Homes and Vision Homes
  • Unique low-impact development guidelines preserve the beauty and integrity of the land
  • Beautiful pines, stately oaks and an abundance of wetlands attract diverse wildlife
  • Private Tours Available By Appointment - Schedule now.

Build your new custom home in this exclusive gated community of estate properties and be among those with an address at Sarasota's premier private ranch. The Forest is the inaugural neighborhood of what is sure to be one of Florida's next great master planned communities.


Latest News

The Forest Difference A True Estate Community

See aerial photo comparisons between the Forest and typical smaller lot neighborhoods. Tour of Homes 12-8-19.
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Tour A Custom Estate Home Nov 10th

Go inside the original Lee Weatherington model in the Forest Sunday Nov. 10 1-4p.
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Michael Saunders & Company Joins The Forest

The Forest expert Brian Wood has joined Michael Saunders and bringing their exclusive brand to The Forest. Learn more.
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