Laurel Oak Estates

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Estate Homes in Exclusive Golf Community

The beauty of Laurel Oak is that properties are enveloped in nature.  My visits never fail to provide wildlife sightings that delight me:  egrets, storks, deer, otters, sandhill cranes... Large lots offer wildlife space to feel as at home as the home owners.  With optional membership at the Laurel Oak Country Club, this neighborhood suits diverse lifestyles. Full club membership provides swimming, golf, and tennis; social membership provides those who desire camaraderie a ready-made social life full of activities; and those who desire quiet and solitude have the space to do it.  While the homes are large, they are scaled to the lots and to the terrain--it is comfort without pretension.

The facts

Laurel Oak Estates is a collection of 404 homes situated on 813 acres amidst the scenic rolling golf courses of the Laurel Oak Country Club.  Homes were built throughout the 1990s and feature traditional Florida aesthetic, spacious floor plans, and larger lots.  An upscale, gated community, Laurel Oak Estates was designed for privacy and with respect of its surrounding nature.  The sophisticated neighborhood is entirely maintenance-free, with residences ranging from classic and simple villas to palatial estates.  Acreage for these homes range from just under 1/4-acre to over 3-acre lots.  Fitting a wide variety of budgets and desires, Laurel Oak is a friendly and social community, where neighbors and members mingle and know each other's names.

market at-a-glance

the country club

The main attraction of being in Laurel Oaks is the Laurel Oaks Country Club.  This private, members-only club has exceptional facilities, including two championship golf courses designed by acclaimed professional golfer, Gary Player; 12 Har-Tru tennis courts; a junior Olympic-sized pool; and massive clubhouse.  The club has a wide variety of membership options and holds approximately 180 social events each year!

  • Membership to Laurel Oak Country Club is NOT required for homeowners.
  • 55% of Laurel Oak homeowners are golf members
  • 20% are social or tennis members
  • 75% of homes in this community have scenic views of one of the two golf courses, 29 lakes, or 22 wetlands preserves.

Featured Laurel Oak Estates Property

3142 Dick Wilson Drive

3 bedrooms

3.5 bathrooms

3,531 square feet

Built in 2000

Offered at $874,000

This sprawling private estate on a rare acre+ lot in Laurel Oak Estates is enveloped in mature and rhythmic landscaping. A garden path roams the exterior of the home, like a personal secret garden tucked in between oaks, palms, and lilies. Inside this secluded paradise is a beautifully updated, spacious, and elegant interior. Rich mahogany floors run throughout, leading you to a formal living/dining space with a gas fireplace for formal gatherings. The high ceilings and abundance of windows make this large space feel endlessly open, and yet everything is just to scale, making each room feel intimate on its own. An enormous kitchen with travertine floors, gorgeous high-level granite, and gourmet appliances make this a dream kitchen to entertain both family and friends. The neighboring Butler's Pantry offers additional storage for kitchen items, as well as a 344 bottle wine cellar. Treat yourself in the master suite, which is truly a sanctuary, with its own private foyer leading to a charming bedroom with lanai and pool access and double walk-in closets. The expansive master bath features double shower heads, huge soak tub, and elegant travertine. The guest rooms are en-suite, set apart from one another, perfect for visitors! The outdoor travertine patio, truly an extension of the home, offers an infinity pool, spa, and plenty of space for dining. There is a full outdoor kitchen with a DCS grill. Membership to Laurel Oak Country Club with 2 golf courses is optional.