1680 +/- Acre Manatee County Farm & Ranch Closes for Nearly $6 Mil by CBC Saunders Real Estate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (LAKELAND, FL December 12, 2011)Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE), Florida’s preeminent real estate land brokerage in Lakeland, FL, announces the recent closing of 1679.8 +/- acres of farm and ranch property in Manatee County. The property sold for $5,879,300.

The CBCSRE licensed real estate sales associate who handled the deal was Benjamin Gibson.

The ranch has 558 +/- net acres of permitted farmland and an additional 181 +/- acres of bedded citrus land that includes ponds and a creek. Located east of Myakka City in eastern Manatee County, the ranch is a highly improved farming operation that includes two homes, guest house, horse barn with tack room, cow pens, and a 22,000 SF packinghouse. The property will continue to be used for farmland, cattle, and recreation by the new owners.

About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land, transacting nearly $1 Billion in sales from 1996 to 2010 and over $750 Million in sales from 2004 to 2010. The Saunders team of land real estate professionals offers advisory and transactional services through its home office in Lakeland, FL and its network of Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide.

CBC Saunders Real Estate offers a broad range of services to meet the real estate needs of landowners. Through long-held relationships with key government and industry decision makers, the firm provides consulting on government issues both locally and on state and national levels. For more information, please visit http://www.saundersrealestate.com.

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