Real Estate Professionals2024-02-05T17:21:20+00:00


We strive to be available for any questions Real Estate professionals have.

Please see our FAQ’s below. If you don’t find what you need, contact us. We look forward to having you visit Hourglass Lake Estates.

I need an ESTOPPEL2024-02-20T15:20:37+00:00

The ESTOPPEL letter is a legal document. This document should come from the title company to us, the HOA, to request HOA standing for a property to be bought/sold. We, the HOA, state if the property is under lien for violations, if the property is up to date with dues, and any violations outstanding. We, the HOA, also have to state the projected dues going forward.

Estoppel letters will be filled out upon request. Contact Us for more information and help creating an ESTOPPEL.

How many residential homes are there at Hourglass Lake Estates?2024-02-05T17:03:28+00:00

Our community of 54 single-family homes surrounds Hourglass Estates Lake in the southern part of Venice, FL.

Tell me more about Hourglass Lake Estates2024-02-05T17:02:50+00:00

This is an all-ages deed-restricted community. Most of the homes were built in the 1980s and 1990s with an open Florida-style layout. Many have pools, and some have small fenced areas for pets. You can find information about our community, (including shopping, beaches and schools), here.

What is required and expected of residents?2024-02-06T15:48:38+00:00

We care very much about all of our residents and work hard to make information available to them.

We have a “Residents Only” section on the website that keeps them up to date with what is expected of them.

Hourglass Lake Estates Covenants and Restrictions

Hourglass Lake Estates By-laws

If you need more information (including an ESTOPPEL),  contact us. We are happy to help!

Secluded and quiet yet convenient, our neighborhood is perfectly situated. As a circle road, Hourglass Drive has limited traffic, yet is just a few blocks from shopping and major thoroughfares such as Jacaranda Blvd., Florida Routes 776 and 41, the Tamiami Trail.

We are a friendly, beautiful, established community with single-family homes for residents of all ages. We have some deed restrictions that keep our community looking great and a pleasant place to live. Our bylaws and covenants are posted here (link) for your convenience.

We live about a 3.5-mile drive from Manasota Key Beach, and about 6.5 miles’ drive from Venice Beach, the sharks tooth capital of the world.

Many of the homes in this community have their own swimming pools. The circle road is ideal for riding bicycles and walking with or without dogs.

Other features and attractions:


Cottontails, grey squirrels and ibises populate our lawns. At any body of water, little blue herons wade beside great egrets. Red-shouldered hawks patrol the skies. Gopher tortoises burrow in our parks, coyotes run across our golf courses and sandhill cranes strut through our parking lots like they own the place.

Close to Shopping

Even though Hourglass Lake Estates is like a sanctuary, we are conveniently located near shopping. We are 6 miles from historic Venice Island and Venice Beach.

Schools are in the Sarasota County School System:

Looking for a new place to live? You’ll find more information about our beautiful neighborhood here.

Looking for wonderful home for you client? You’ll find more information about our beautiful neighborhood here.

Need more information or have a question about Hourglass Lake Estates? Contact us here.

You’ll find a list of your neighbors, bylaws and covenants, upcoming events, and more.

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