Manatee County Farm and Ranch Closes for Nearly $6 Million

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.

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