Snead Island

For boaters and fishermen, it’s hard to beat this scenic spit of land in far west Palmetto, where the Manatee River meets Terra Ceia Bay. Key West-style homes and Florida ranches dot the landscape; it’s unpretentious for the most part, but newish enclaves like Amberwynd have a smattering of million-dollar properties. Redfish Cove, an enclave of six riverfront homesites, is now under development. 

What to Love:

Emerson Point Preserve is a popular outdoor destination. Kayak and canoeing trails wind through the 365-acre county-owned recreation area, and there are picnic pavilions, hiking trails and an observation tower with awesome views of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

People & Lifestyle:


Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

  • Bradenton Yacht Club 4307 13th Street West,Palmetto   (941) 722-5936   Voted one of the friendliest clubs in Tampa Bay, The Bradenton Yacht Club stands proud of its reputation for boating excellence and robust member gatherings. Beyond the picturesque setting, the scores of activities and social get-togethers; beyond the amazing staff and the carefully crafted amenities-The Bradenton Yacht Club is a place you’ll be honored to call your own. BYC is located on Snead Island in Palmetto, FL. Our 6-acre campus on the Manatee River includes a marina, pool, tennis, pickleball and boat storage facilities. Our clubhouse and poolside facilities provide fine dining opportunities, plus bar service, 6 days a week --- including lunch and Sunday breakfast.


Things to Do:

  • Emerson Point Preserve  5801 17th Street West Palmetto.  Situated on the West end of Snead island on the North shore of the Manatee river with Terra Ceia Bay to the north. It offers a network of hiking and kayak trails to experience a wide variety of coastal Florida wildlife and habitats. Ancient and historic remains of its inhabitants are accessible and well interpreted to give a sense of what life in Manatee County was like prior to and during its settlement. Emerson Point Preserve is open daily 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset.


Schools nearby:

  • Palmetto Charter School
  • Palmetto Elementary School
  • Manatee School For the Arts
  • Imagine Charter School At North Manatee






Work With Jordan

As a Broker-Associate with RE/MAX Alliance Group, Jordan Chancey offers clients a high­ level skill set honed over 15 years in the real estate business. From property selection through negotiations and closing, his knowledge, creativity and proven track record have gained him a reputation as one of the area's top agents. As a sixth-generation Floridian, he is an expert in this market with sales in the tens of millions. His past & current listings include impressive waterfront estates, beach community offerings, homes on acreage, single-family residences, and unique historic properties.

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