Retirement is a life-changing moment. Once you make the leap, it’s hard to unretire. By now, you would have visualized how life will look like for you post-retirement. You have probably done your research but if not, we are here to give you a sneak peek into what a South Bradenton, FL retirement will look like! This small suburban town is one that you can consider. We’ll take you through the demographics, the availability of transport, attractions, natural spaces, and more so that you can make an informed decision!
South Bradenton has a population of about 28,000. Nearly 25% of its residents are above the age of 65. Demographics are an important factor to consider when you decide to live somewhere as it determines the kinds of activities like fairs and art shows that are held there. With a significant proportion of people over the age of 60, you know that you’ll be surrounded by like-minded people in your neighborhood.
Cost Of Living
The cost of living determines how much money you’ll be spending on a daily basis, from necessities to rent and utilities. Money will dwindle as you retire so it’s best to choose a location that doesn’t have a high cost of living. Luckily for you, the cost of living in South Bradenton is a whopping 24% lower than the national average in the US! This is great news for those who wish to retire here.
While there are transportation options in South Bradenton, they are fairly limited. The public transportation options include a bus service which has a few routes and low frequency. However, you need not worry as there are several car rentals around. Your own vehicle would be ideal but there’s a better alternative! We offer complimentary chauffeured transportation to any place – be it nights out with friends or doctors’ appointments. We have you covered so you’ll never have to worry about transportation.
Places Of Interest
One iconic place that is a must-see is the Mixon Fruit Farm. It has been said that it’s been around so long that the city literally grew around it! Not only do you get fresh local produce operated by trusted staff, but you will also get some lip-smacking grill cheese and an enjoyable tram ride. One park that you’ll want to visit time and again is the Palma Sola Botanical Park. It has three dazzling lakes, a butterfly farm, and even features rarer palms and flowering trees. It’s completely free of charge and a perfect getaway for nature lovers who crave the outdoors.
Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay
With us, you’ll get the chance to explore the best that South Bradenton has to offer. You will also get access to excellent amenities that make our retirement community feel like a resort vacation. Of course, our team members are always at hand to help ease you into your stay. Do reach out to us to schedule a tour or learn more about what life’s like for our residents.