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The Best Value in Sarasota Senior Living

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods, located in Sarasota, Florida is a retirement community that offers Independent Living and Assisted Living on a large and comfortable senior campus notable for spacious, beautifully landscaped grounds. The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods is located just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

In this friendly atmosphere, we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from spacious studios, one-bedroom apartments or two-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. 

Residents of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods enjoy services and amenities that support an engaging and fulfilling life. Our on-site amenities include an idyllic 53 acre campus with nature trails, lakes for fishing, outdoor gardening area, heated outdoor pool, well-stocked library, computer center, fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, art studio, movie theater, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, an elegant dining room with lake views as well as additional dining options including Water’s Edge Restaurant, the Tiffany Lounge and Café del Sol.

Resident Voices

Resident Adele Wolfson is Enjoying Her Active Lifestyle Surrounded by Friends, Culture and Sunshine at The Fountains

SOMETIMES YOU GET LUCKY Why leave your future to chance? With planning and forethought, you can create a promising future built on choice. “I never looked any place else so I was very fortunate because The Fountains turned out to be a very friendly, very friendly place. And lots of activities and I’m busy every […]

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Resident Louise Brouillette is Enjoying the Vivacious Atmosphere Among Friends at The Fountains

INCLUSIVE ATMOSPHERE There’s nothing more important as you age than to surround yourself with the people and services that help you thrive. “The atmosphere here was terrific. People talked to each other, people were friendly, people laughed. People, they may not know each other, but they’d say hello anyway. And that seems to be the […]

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Residents Terry and Kay Day are Enjoying Their Worry-Free Lifestyle at The Fountains

WHY WAIT WHEN YOU CAN HAVE IT NOW? “Residents we interviewed would always tell us, ‘Oh we love it. We wish we’d done it sooner.’ We looked at each other and said, well, what are we waiting for?” – Terry and Kay Day, residents of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods MEET TERRY AND KAY […]

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Life at The Town Center – Independent Living

Farm-to-Table Dinner

Residents enjoyed a tour of Gamble Creek Farm, a certified organic and hydroponic farm in Parrish, FL, followed by an al fresco Farm-to-Table Dinner. To start, the residents were served salads prepared with organic Mizuna, Mixed Greens and Pomegranate, all harvested that day. The main course featured roast suckling Pig and Chicken, with Cabbage harvested to prepare Cole Slaw, and tender Collard […]

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Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Wine Club to Tai Chi to Bass Fishing 101 to Conversational Spanish and even Acrylic Art Class, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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Happy New Year from Lake Pointe Woods!

Swingtide Combo had residents dancing the night away on New Years Eve!

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Life at The Inn – Assisted Living

Tea, Tales & Treasure

We had a lovely afternoon at The Inn. Talented ladies displayed their unique novelties and shared their stories. We have so many interesting and creative residents. From doll making to painting to needle point and card making, every item came from their creative talents. Everything was simply beautiful!

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Extraordinary Outing to Manatee Viewing Center

TECO (Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center), is a spot where the warm waters welcome in the manatees. It was a very exciting day for residents of The Inn. We encountered over 30 manatees on this trip. With the weather changing as much as it has in this past week, we were surprised to see as many manatees as we […]

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Hermit Crab Demonstration

Katty Shelton, our Housekeeping Supervisor, displayed Hermit Crabs at The Inn today. She gave information about Hermit Crabs and demonstrated how they are cared for. She showed us where they live, the food they eat and even talked about her first encounter with them. Before working at The Fountains, Katty worked in a factory that provides Hermit Crabs and the essentials for these […]

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Out and About

Farm-to-Table Dinner

Residents enjoyed a tour of Gamble Creek Farm, a certified organic and hydroponic farm in Parrish, FL, followed by an al fresco Farm-to-Table Dinner. To start, the residents were served salads prepared with organic Mizuna, Mixed Greens and Pomegranate, all harvested that day. The main course featured roast suckling Pig and Chicken, with Cabbage harvested to prepare Cole Slaw, and tender Collard […]

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Extraordinary Outing to Disney World!

Fun, fun, and more fun! Residents and staff enjoyed a beautiful day at Disney World in Orlando. The weather was cool and it wasn’t very crowded. The best part of the trip however was the laughter and smiles on our residents faces. Priceless!

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Sunset Dinner

Town Center residents had a wonderful evening at Turtle Beach with music and dancing, an unforgettable dinner, and a stunning sunset. Dining Services prepared a four-course meal which featured shrimp cocktail, beach-side caesar salad, grilled tri-trip steak served with grilled sweet potato and asparagus. Residents toasted marshmallows for s’mores for dessert!

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Dining

Farm-to-Table Dinner

Residents enjoyed a tour of Gamble Creek Farm, a certified organic and hydroponic farm in Parrish, FL, followed by an al fresco Farm-to-Table Dinner. To start, the residents were served salads prepared with organic Mizuna, Mixed Greens and Pomegranate, all harvested that day. The main course featured roast suckling Pig and Chicken, with Cabbage harvested to prepare Cole Slaw, and tender Collard […]

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Catch a Rising “Chef”

Meet Kiara Reed, Caregiver and Rising Chef. Kiara loves to bake in her spare time. Today, she prepared a Red Velvet Cheesecake. Step-by-step, Kiara explained the process as she combined the ingredients before mixing them. Once the cake went in the oven, the room was quiet. Excited residents waited patiently for a taste of the delicious red velvet […]

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Sunset Dinner

Town Center residents had a wonderful evening at Turtle Beach with music and dancing, an unforgettable dinner, and a stunning sunset. Dining Services prepared a four-course meal which featured shrimp cocktail, beach-side caesar salad, grilled tri-trip steak served with grilled sweet potato and asparagus. Residents toasted marshmallows for s’mores for dessert!

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On Aging

Resident Performance – Flim Flam IV

With a cast and crew of more than 40 residents, this annual performance featured singing, dancing, skits and lots of laughs along the way. Written and directed by Fountains resident Lyn Jacobson, Flim Flam IV showcased the many talented people living at The Fountains. This is the fourth year the residents put on the show!

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591 Learning Connects our Residents to China

Wendy Kong and Jackie Qian of 591 Learning visited our campus today and assisted two more Town Center residents who have decided to take part in this extraordinary opportunity! Each week, residents are scheduled to speak with his or her student “pen-pal” from China via the internet using video chat to talk about culture, food, interests, hobbies, etc., and the students […]

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Residents Thrive at Lake Pointe Woods

Each year at Watermark Retirement Communities, residents and associates are recognized for their contributions to creating extraordinary communities where people thrive! This year, Dr. Jules Altenberg was the recipient of the Watermark University Resident Faculty Award. Dr. Altenberg has been passionate about photography since the age of 12! He has been featured at The Fountains as […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Wonderful place to live!

My husband and I recently moved into the Independent living facility at The Fountains. We have a beautiful apartment and each day we comment to each other ” We made the right decision.” The food is excellent! Maybe too good as we have gained a little weight already. The staff is very friendly and helpful. […]

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Facebook Review – Best Decision Ever!

My wife and I moved into The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods three years ago and have never regretted that decision for a minute. Everything about the place suits us to a “T” – beautiful apartments of varying sizes and a 53 acre campus, excellent cuisine, experienced management, reasonable fees and a very caring staff. […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Great Value and Friendly Staff

The Fountains at Lake Pointe woods was by far the best place for the money that we looked at in Florida. The staff and people there were friendly and accommodating of my mother’s needs and they really went above and beyond. The property is large, so keep in mind that transportation to some of the […]

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