The Islands on the Manatee River has endeavored to feature a team of experienced and talented custom home builders that understand and share the vision of The Islands as a community of elegance, style, and exceptional quality. The Islands is proud to offer property owners the opportunity to work with the some of the most respected custom luxury home builders and designers on Florida’s West Coast. Our Featured Builders consists of the following: John Cannon Homes, Kemick Builders, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Talon Home Builders, Lee Wetherington Homes and Anchor Builders. These builders are experienced are familiar with designing and building luxury estate homes in The Islands.
As a purchaser of one of our lots in any of our island neighborhoods, you are not limited to using a Featured Builder to build your dream home. Our B.Y.O.B. program allows you to "Bring Your Own Builder" to construct your new home. If the builder is new to The Islands, a completed application would need to be reviewed.
John Cannon of John Cannon Homes, is southwest Florida’s premier luxury home builder. With his wife, Phillipa, they are in their 31st year designing and building award-winning homes. They have constructed 84 models and over 1,400 private residences - including 372 on the waterfront - and have garnered over 350 industry honors for homes built in over 100 prestigious communities. Attention to detail and their reputation for first-class customer service and excellence is renown. John Cannon's extraordinary body of work and his commitment to his clients' satisfaction has set the standard for luxury custom homes in Southwest Florida. Since its founding in 1987, they have stayed true to their original vision, continuing to oversee every aspect of their company's operation.
John Cannon Homes currently builds luxury residences on the islands of Rio Vista Estates, Harbourside and Rive Isle.
Unrivaled design, quality craftsmanship and a commitment to customer satisfaction - this is what you can expect when choosing to build with AR Homes (formerly Arthur Rutenberg Homes). It's also why Bob Wilson, owner of R.W. Wilson Homes LLC, an independent franchise of AR Homes (formerly Arthur Rutenberg Homes), is recognized as one of Sarasota's leading homebuilders. Bob has received numerous awards and honors, including the prestigious Arthur Rutenberg Homes Builder of the Year, The Gold Cup for customer satisfaction and the CEO Award for personal integrity and high business standards. Bob has earned a reputation for homebuilding excellence having built more than 400 homes in the last 25 years.
AR Homes currently builds luxury residences on the islands of Rio Vista estates, Harbourside and Rive Isle.
Ryan Perrone and his brother Ricky founded Nautilus Homes (www.nautilus-homes.com) and together the brothers have won numerous awards and recognition for the luxury homes they build and their expertise within the design and building community. Ryan is a second generation home builder and works directly with clients, architects and designers to collaborate in the design process and construct beautiful homes that fulfill the clients vision.
Nautilus Homes currently builds luxury residences on the islands of Rio Vista Estates, Harbourside and Rive Isle.
Thank you for your interest in The Islands on the Manatee River, one of the finest boating and golf communities in Florida.
We are excited to have the opportunity to share our community with you. We are convinced that with one visit you’ll understand what makes us such a unique and wonderful place to call home.