• Englewood

    Located in Sarasota County, just south of Venice and north of Port Charlotte on the Gulf Coast, this former fishing village has become a renowned, active retirement community with beautiful beaches, good restaurants, great people, and is just minutes from larger cities. In January, the average daily temperature is in the mid to low 60's, and in the 70's and 80's through April. Read More
  • Clubhouse

    Tangerine Woods has a beautiful clubhouse which houses the office, a large auditorium with a stage, a library, card rooms, craft room, restrooms and showers, sauna, gym, pool table, table tennis, kitchen, and screened lanai with plenty of room for any of the 69 activities offered in our neighborhood. There is something for everyone. Read More
  • Activities

    Tangerine Woods is a well kept, beautiful, gated community for seniors 55 and older. Homes surround three large lakes and Florida wildlife is prevalent. In addition to the many organized activities available, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy with your neighbors in the community including shuffleboard, bocci ball, tennis, horseshoes, fishing, bike riding, and more. Read More
  • History

    The 114 acres of land for Tangerine Woods (TW), nestled in the southwestern end of Sarasota County, between Venice and Port Charlotte, were purchased on January 14, 1983. The gated 55+ community has 366 homes, a walking trail, three lakes and beautiful recreational facilities. For those who live here year-round or just during the winter season, this is paradise. Read More
  • Activities

    Tangerine Woods has activities for everyone. There is a beautiful pool and hot tub with daily water aerobics, horseshoes, shuffleboard and bocci ball with community teams and competition, tennis courts, an exercise room, as well as yoga, crafts of all kinds, discussion groups, computer classes, bingo, cards, woodcarving and so much more. Read More
  • Social Events

    Our recreation committee (TWERC) is always busy organizing fun things to do for our residents. Some annual parties include the Welcome Back Party, a Victorian Luncheon, Strike It Rich Monte Carlo Night, local entertainers, several dances, a flea market, and benevolent activities such as the St. Jude’s Soup Luncheon, Adopt-a-Family and Relay for Life. Read More
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Welcome to Tangerine Woods



Tangerine Woods is a deed-restricted, resident-owned gated community in Englewood, Florida, 20 miles south of Sarasota and within three milesenglewood-beach of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches.  The community has a large clubhouse, heated swimming pool with hot tub, sauna, exercise room, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts and a bocce court.  Many of the homes are located on waterfront property.


Englewood is often ranked No. 1 for its natural, cultural and historical amenities.  It has been voted as one of the top 10 destinations and the best affordable neighborhood for retirement in the U.S.


LakeWe are in a low density area, close to many shopping, medical facilities, golf courses and entertainment attractions. Several regional airports: Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers, St. Petersburg/Clearwater and Charlotte County (Fort Myers/Punta Gorda) are close.


Volunteerism keeps the community healthy and active. Our men's group gathers weekly to handle maintenance projects around the community. Everyone gets involved in community dinners, dances and holiday decorating. The many efforts and talents of all our volunteers help keep our monthly maintenance fees to a minimum.

HorseshoesOur Recreation Committee provides a sphere of action. A variety of activities occur weekly that create an excellent way to get to know your neighbors and form new friendships. Please read our other articles to learn more about our community. This website, including the pictures, words, marketplace and calendar are maintained by our own web committee.



Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Jim MacCormack of Fawn Spring Ct, who passed away on June 27th.  A memorial service will be held sometime in the fall.

For those who have been asking, the new TW Rules and Regulations effective January 2016 are now available in the "Downloads" section under Owners Manuals.

Looking for a volunteer for the Website Committee.  Internet access required but no special computer skills needed. Contact Pat Finkenbine if you are interested or have any questions.

Lots of new albums in the photo gallery.  Check them out!!   Thanks so much to our resident photographer, Shirley DeCotis for all the great photos.

Need a password to get into certain areas of the website? Contact Pat Finkenbine or Doreen Barrett.

Upcoming Events

  • Coffee Hour Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 8:00 am Events Residents meet at the clubhouse for a meeting and coffee and doughnuts.
  • Fast Walking Mon. 29 Aug, 2016 (10:00 am - 10:20 am) Activities Done in the clubhouse to a DVD.
  • Water Aerobics Mon. 29 Aug, 2016 (10:00 am - 11:00 am) Activities Done to an audio tape for 50 minutes at the pool.
  • Mah Jongg Mon. 29 Aug, 2016 (12:30 pm - 1:30 pm) Activities The Chinese tile game is played in the card room of the clubhouse. Doreen Barrett gives lessons on Wednesdays. A card is used from the National Mah  Jongg League which has all the directions included.
  • Chair Aerobics Tue. 30 Aug, 2016 (9:00 am - 10:00 am) Activities In the clubhouse seated on a chair

Latest Photos

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