When people first visit the West Coast of Florida, they’re immediately struck by its beauty. Dig a little deeper and they realize the area’s true beauty lies in all it offers.
Pearl Home Pearl Homes & Marina, the country’s first net-positive energy community, is conveniently nestled close to it all — and yet tucked away in the historic Cortez enclave that feels distinct by nature.
Pearl Home is a short drive to St. Petersburg, which has experienced an inspiring rebirth in recent years and Tampa, with its vibrant, metropolitan feel. Even closer to Pearl Home is Sarasota, dubbed Florida’s Cultural Coast due to the many arts organizations that call it home.
For future Pearl Home residents, this means one thing: opportunity. Those who choose to invest and live in this community will find it at every corner, conveniently located and constantly surprising.
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From Tampa to Sarasota, you’ll find access to some of Florida’s finest opera, theater, comedy, ballet and symphonies.
Sarasota’s Asolo Repertory Theatre and Florida Studio Theatre offer contemporary and classic productions, featuring professional actors who come in from theater hotspots like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. St. Petersburg’s American Stage Company and Tampa’s Stageworks also offer cutting-edge contemporary shows.
Broadway lovers can catch touring productions of Tony-award winning hits at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center and Straz Center. Both venues also welcome internationally renowned comedians, bands and musicians.
Additionally, St. Pete, Tampa and Sarasota each support their own opera companies, symphonies and ballet companies.
There are so many reasons why Stephen Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University (and known globally as Dr. Beach), consistently awards Siesta Key Beach with the title, “World’s Best Beach.” Perhaps it’s the powdery white sand, its striking azure waters, ample parking or the $22 million improvements that were completed in 2016.
Pearl Home is also a short walk or bike ride over the Cortez Bridge to Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Anna Maria Island.
Cortez gained its fame as a fishing village, and it remains an ideal launch point for anglers of all experience levels. Inshore fishing in the Sarasota-Bradenton area is some of the finest on Earth. In its waters, you’ll find ample numbers of snapper, red fish, grouper, trout, pompano, sheepshead and much, much more.
With 46 boat slips, Pearl Home puts you just minutes by boat from the Gulf of Mexico.
Contemporary Dining (and Drinking)
Whatever your palate requires, you’ll find it locally. Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota are home to a heaping handful of the state’s top haute cuisine experiences, but the area also boasts some of the world’s best Cuban food outside of Havana.
Pearl Home is minutes away from the award-winning Anna Maria eatery Beach Bistro, which Florida Trend magazine inducted into its Golden Spoon Hall of Fame.
The area has also exploded with microbreweries, from Sarasota’s Calusa, Big Top and JDubs, to Bradenton’s Motorworks and 3 Keys, to St. Pete’s 3 Daughters, Green Bench Brewing, Cage Brewing (and nearly 30 others). Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing has gained national recognition, recently increasing its distribution nationally to 23 states. It’s no wonder the area has earned another nickname: The Gulp Coast.
Hopefully, we’ve made our point that no Pearl Home resident should ever be able to say, “I’m bored!” If you’d like to learn more about Pearl Home and the surrounding area, we would love to welcome you to our Research & Design Center. Schedule a Tour now and be one of the first to tour a Pearl Home home.