Located in Lakeland, the luxurious private country club neighborhood of Grasslands is home to the PGA approved Grasslands Golf & Country Club. This neighborhood is a one of a kind community with several different subdivisions, all uniquely designed to meet every kind of lifestyle. The city of Lakeland’s central location offers unbeatable weather, access to major cities and some of the most beautiful beaches on both the Atlantic and Pacific Coast, and much more.
Some of the popular subdivisions in the neighborhood of Grasslands are:
Grasslands Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803
Laurel Glen – the single family homes in this subdivision are perfect for fans of the outdoors who desire wooded, preserve, or water views.
The Sanctuary – the estate-style villas in this subdivision adjoin the 17th and 18th fairways of Grasslands Golf & Country Club, offering superb views of nature and the golf course.
Heritage Lakes – this subdivision offers unlimited square footage for custom built homes, with the minimum square footage being 2800 square feet.
Other subdivisions in Grasslands include the following:
- Shoal Creek
- Fairway Lakes
- Muirfield Village
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Grasslands & Beyond: What The Neighborhood’s Location Has To Offer
The main staple of the Grasslands Neighborhood is the Grasslands Golf & Country Club. Established in 1990 and designed by Jerry Pate and Bob Cupp, this 18-hole golf course has been voted #16 on Golf Digest’s Top 50 Clubs in the Nation with the Best Players. The Club also has an elegant restaurant on the property with an Executive Chef, who offers delicious and unique cuisine daily in both the Main Dining Room and the Club’s Grille Room. Also on the property is the Grasslands Swim & Tennis Club with tennis courts, a Junior Olympic-size pool, a children’s’ pool and its own restaurant, the Deckside Café. In addition, there is the Grasslands Tennis Center, which has 2 hard and 5 hydra-clay courts. There is even lighting provided at night, for those interested in playing tennis after dark.
The residents of Grasslands have access to some of the best amenities in the city of Lakeland including Lakeside Village, which has multiple restaurants, unique shops, and is home to the Cobb Lakeside 18 Theaters. Restaurants in the area include the highly rated Fred’s Market Restaurant, which specializes in Southern cooking. Other top restaurants nearby are Moe’s Southwest Grill, Louis Pappas Market Café Lakeside, Britt’s Café, the Village Inn, and more. Grasslands is also closely located near some of the best medical facilities in the nation such as the Watson Clinic and Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Residents of Grasslands further have the opportunity to use the nearby interstate and Polk Parkway to venture to nearby cities like Tampa and Orlando.
This proximity to major cities like Tampa and Orlando allows residents access to major attractions like Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, The Florida Aquarium, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Walt Disney World, to name a few. If you prefer museums, your options include the Polk Museum of Art, Explorations V Children’s Museum, the Florida Air Museum, the Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture and Visitors Center and the Polk County History Museum. There are also popular museums a short drive away in nearby cities such as the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, the Tampa Museum of Art, the Museum of Science & Industry, Glazer’s Children’s’ Museum, The Dali Museum, the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, the Orlando Science Center, the Orlando Museum of Art and many more.
If you decide to build your custom home in the Lakeland neighborhood of Grasslands and have school-age children, your children will have to attend schools in the Polk Country District. The public schools Grasslands is zoned for are as follows:
- Dixieland Elementary School
- Sleepy Hill Middle School
- Lakeland Senior High School
For those who prefer to put their children in private school, Grasslands is located near some of the best private schools in the area including Lakeland Christian School, Resurrection Catholic School, and St. Paul Lutheran Church & School, to name a few.
Directions to Grasslands
From Tampa: Take I-275 N and use Exit 45B for I-4 E toward Orlando. Stay on I-4 E for 26.1 miles and then take Exit 27 for FL-570 E toward Lakeland/Winter Haven. Continue onto Fl-570 E and take Exit 5 for FL-563 toward Harden Blvd. Merge onto S Parkway Frontage Rd., then use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Harden Blvd, and turn left onto Grasslands Blvd.
From Orlando: Take I-4 West toward Tampa for approximately 51.9 miles. Take Exit 31 toward FL-539/Kathleen/Lakeland. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto FL-539 S/Kathleen Rd. Continue onto Sikes Blvd and then continue onto Harden Blvd. Turn right onto Grasslands Blvd.
From Jacksonville: Follow I-95 S and take exit 260B to merge onto I-4 W toward Orlando. Take Exit 31 toward FL-539/Kathleen/Lakeland. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto FL-539 S/Kathleen Rd. Continue onto Sikes Blvd and then continue onto Harden Blvd. Turn right onto Grasslands Blvd.
From Miami: Take I-95 for 7 miles and exit toward Florida Turnpike/FL-826 W. Take exit 193 towards US-441. Merge onto FL-60 W and use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto E Van Fleet Dr. Then use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto US-98N/Broadway Ave N. Proceed to use the right 2 lanes to merge onto FL-570 W/Polk Pkwy. via the ramp to Tampa. Take Exit 5 for Fl-563 toward Harden Blvd. Merge onto N Parkway Frontage Rd., then right onto Harden Blvd. and turn left onto Grasslands Blvd.
If the neighborhood of Grasslands seems like an ideal location for your custom home, don’t hesitate to contact the experienced custom home builders at Hulbert Homes. Feel free to fill out our contact form or call us at 863-225-2985.
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