Southwest Ranches

Southwest Ranches Living

The town of Southwest Ranches, Florida is an upscale rural enclave ideally located between Pembroke Pines and Weston. You can expect to find a plethora of grazing animals, farms and spectacular unique scenery as well as an abundance of wildlife. It is home to over 7,000 residents and is approximately 13 square miles; it would be difficult to find another town set in such idyllic surroundings.

Southwest Ranches Living

About The Town of Southwest Ranches

Why Live Here?

The town was formed to stop encroaching development, and with all the Council Members pledging "to enhance and preserve the unique rural character of its community," the beauty of Southwest Ranches is guaranteed to last. It is the ideal place for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle found in the city and wants to live a more stress free, relaxing life.

Having said that, every convenience and requirement can be found within a short drive making life in Southwest Ranches the best of both worlds.

What Are the Schools Like?

There are two parochial schools in Southwest Ranches, Florida; St. Mark Catholic School and Archbishop McCarthy High School, offering a Catholic education from Kindergarten through 12th grade.

However, the majority of the 29% of children (2000 census) are enrolled in one of the many A rated public schools or excellent public schools located in nearby Weston and Pembroke Pines. These schools are some of the very best in the state of Florida.

Parks & Recreation

To support its rural-equestrian lifestyle, Southwest Ranches has designated and developed numerous greenways and multi-use trails. You can expect to see residents riding horses, cycling, walking the trails, having a picnic or just simply enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

Currently there is one Open Space Park which contains freshwater fishing, open fields for independent play, a one acre fitness trail as well as a pollinator garden.

1 Recreational Park exists – The Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park on Volunteer Road which has an equestrian focus.

The town also has plans to develop four additional parks since being awarded grants to purchase land.

Shopping & Restaurants

Although Southwest Ranches is not particularly a hotspot for shoppers or diners, there is no reason to be left hungry or empty handed. While shopping is limited to basic needs (Publix Grocery) and home improvement (Lowes), a wide variety of shops exist in neighboring communities such as Davie and Pembroke Pines.

You will mostly find well-known restaurants such as Original Pancake House, T.G.I Fridays and Cold Stone Creamery but local restaurants are also available such as Romeus Cuban Restaurant which offers delicious, traditional Cuban cuisine.


As mentioned, Southwest Ranches, Florida, offers residents an escape from the noise and air pollution found in the city with all the amenities which a city can offer due to the town's ideal location.

The major highways I-595, I-75 and US 27 are nearby. Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport is only a 15 minute drive and Miami International Airport is only a 30 minute drive away.

There is the option of taking the County Bus which runs through the town, but most residents prefer to use personal transportation.

About The Town of Southwest Ranches
About The Town of Southwest Ranches


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