Bradenton, FL (Mar. 8, 2019) — One Particular Harbour Margaritaville in Bradenton, Florida received 12 Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association (MSBIA) 2019 Parade of Homes awards at the awards banquet held on February 28. One Particular Harbour Margaritaville is being developed by Minto Communities in partnership with global lifestyle brand Margaritaville Holdings. Located within Minto's 220-acre private island community of Harbour Isle, One Particular Harbour Margaritaville is located on Anna Maria Sound, directly across from Anna Maria Island.
The 2019 Parade of Homes, which runs February 16 through March 10, includes 107 models and seven communities in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. One Particular Harbour Margaritaville received the Best Overall, Best Entranceway and Best Amenities awards in the Development/Communities, category 1. One Particular Harbour Margaritaville model homes also earned top awards including the Mariner for Best Overall, Best Curb Appeal and Best Kitchen in Multi-family more than four units, category 2; and the Oceana for Best Overall, Best Curb Appeal, Best Kitchen, Best Master Suite, Best Floorplan and Best Architectural Detail in the Multi-family more than four units, category 3.
One Particular Harbour Margaritaville's 132 luxury residences feature island-inspired design and offer spectacular views of Anna Maria Sound or Harbour Isle Lagoon. They range from 1,483 to 1,650 square feet and are priced from the high $400's. Floor plans include two and three bedrooms with two or three bathrooms, spacious master suite, gourmet kitchen, living and dining areas, and expansive screened lanai. Move-in-ready homes are available for quick closing. The Mariner and Oceana models are open daily for touring. Owners also have the option of placing their home in a rental program for short-term or seasonal rentals.
The recently opened marina at One Particular Harbour includes 55 wet slips for boats up to 45 feet and an enclosed boathouse capable of supporting 128 vessels up to 42 feet. State-of-the-art features include high-strength, welded aluminum floating docks, a boathouse building rated to 150 mph, and a floating fuel dock with alcohol-free gasoline and marine diesel. Additional marina features include dockside water and electricity, detailing services, air-conditioned restrooms, shower and laundry facilities, and a Ship's Store. The marina provides direct, no-bridge access to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is within easy cruising distances to Longboat Key, Sarasota, Egmont Key, Downtown St. Petersburg, nearby waterfront restaurants and more.
All homeowners at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville have access to the 23,000 square-foot award-winning Harbour Isle Beach Club that opens to breathtaking views of Anna Maria Sound. Impressive luxury amenities include a 4,200-square-foot fitness center, second floor Sky Bar with expansive balcony for outdoor dining that overlooks Anna Maria Sound. Other Beach Club amenities include a covered Cabana Bar, resort-style swimming pool and spa, yoga lawn, event lawn, kayak and paddleboard launch, and sandy beach with hammocks and Adirondack chairs.
A 131-room hotel and freestanding Floridays Restaurant & Grill adjacent to the marina are in development with Sarasota-based Floridays Development Company. The hotel will be the first to open under Margaritaville's new upscale boutique select-service hotel brand, COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts. Construction on the hotel and restaurant is slated to begin in early 2019.
"One Particular Harbour Margaritaville, with its authentic Margaritaville-inspired island lifestyle, deep water marina and the upcoming hotel and restaurant, will no doubt soon become one of Florida's most iconic Gulf Coast destinations. We are honored to receive these MSBIA Parade of Homes awards for the community and models at One Particular Harbour," says Minto President Mike Belmont.
About Minto Communities USA:
Minto Communities, based in Florida since 1978, has represented integrity, financial strength and enduring value for over 40 years. Minto builds exceptional new homes and communities to meet every lifestyle, with more than 25,000 new homes built in 48 communities. Minto is dedicated to continuous improvement in design, quality and customer experience. These are just some of the elements that set Minto apart as an exceptional home builder and community developer and have earned the company national recognition that includes consistently high rankings from Eliant Customer Service Surveys. Minto has been recognized with multiple national awards for community and home design, including Best Mixed-Use Community and Best Clubhouse from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, Florida; and Best Clubhouse from NAHB for the Harbour Isle Beach Club in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. Minto’s Florida communities of One Particular Harbour Margaritaville, LakePark at Tradition, TwinEagles, Sun City Center and The Isles of Collier Preserve were all presented with Ideal-Living magazine’s Best of the Best Awards and recognized among 2018's "Top 100 Planned Communities" in the nation. One Particular Harbour Margaritaville won four Southeast Building Conference 2018 Aurora Awards for Best Multifamily Residential Housing Community of the Year. Recognized throughout the industry as an expert in building active-adult communities, Minto Communities was recently named 55+ Builder of the Year for 2019 by NAHB and also won the Gold Award for Best 55+ Community for Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach, developed in partnership with global lifestyle brand Margaritaville Holdings.
Margaritaville is a global lifestyle brand inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and best-selling author Jimmy Buffett, whose songs evoke a passion for tropical escape and relaxation.
Margaritaville features 17 lodging locations with more than 20 additional projects in the pipeline, three gaming properties and over 60 food and beverage venues including signature concepts such as Margaritaville Restaurant, award-winning JWB Prime Steak and Seafood, 5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill and LandShark Bar & Grill. More than 20 million travelers every year change their latitude and attitude with a visit to a Margaritaville resort, residential real estate destination, vacation club, vacation home rental or restaurant.
Consumers can also escape everyday through a collection of Margaritaville lifestyle products including apparel, footwear, frozen concoction makers, home décor, a satellite radio station and more. Additionally, the brand's food, beverage and spirits lines – including Margaritaville tequilas, rums, LandShark Lager and a new bestselling cookbook – deliver authentic, tropical escapism to fans around the world. Margaritaville, a state of mind since 1977.