The City of Bradenton
Sited in Manatee County, Bradenton offers equal parts history, education, and arts. From the Manatee Village Historical Park, IMG Academy to the Village of the Arts; Bradenton is a vibrant city just minutes from white sandy beaches.
Manatee Village Historical Park celebrates Bradenton’s pioneer roots. The restored buildings include a schoolhouse, farmhouse, a general store and much more. Touring the park is a fun and immersive way to experience Florida’s vibrant history, you might even see a Florida cowboy.
West Bradenton is best known as the home of the IMG Academy. IMG Academy opened as the first tennis boarding school nearly 40 years ago. Since then it has developed into the premier K-12 athletic development school.
The Village of the Arts is a working artist colony. The colony spans several blocks from 9th Ave West to 17th Ave West between 9th St West and 14th St West. Artists can live, work, and play in the mix of bungalows and Florida Cracker homes. Non-residents can experience the village anytime and especially during monthly art walks.
Bradenton Real Estate
Whether you are attracted to Bradenton for the culture or IMG Academy, there is a variety of real estate to discover.