John Cannon Homes

John Cannon Homes


You're not just building a home; you're building a lifestyle. Build your legacy with John Cannon Homes.
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Visit the Casita at The Newcastle at The Concession
:: Winner of the Best Outdoor Living/Casita award at The Parade of Homes ::

This separate dwelling can be used as a pool house, guest house, office space, in-law quarters... the possibilities are unlimited. How would you use this unique extra space at The Newcastle?
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Live your dream on Florida's Gulf Coast.
#TBT :: What a view! Build a custom home on your own lot with John Cannon Homes ::
Thank you for your kind words.
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Visit us on The Parade of Homes - The Kylie, The Newcastle, and the brand-new Adelaide at the Founders Club are featured. The Parade of Homes runs through March 13th. More information:
Happy President's Day!
A throwback on this lazy Sunday: Now a private residence, The Mindera by John Cannon integrates spacious outdoor living with the Florida lifestyle. Glass sliding walls open from the great room to the main lanai, an outdoor cooking and seating pavilion, along with a delightful pool and spa with cascading water feature for tranquil, inviting year-round enjoyment. This beautiful, 2-story, 4,472 SF home features 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths and can be duplicated on your homesite or in many golf and waterfront communities.
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The Adelaide at The Founders Club
8293 Archers Court | Sarasota, Florida 34240

You would expect this Founders Club home to include the best of personal luxuries, and it delivers.
We build legacy homes, custom designed and hand-crafted to suit your unique lifestyle and vision. Open yet intimate, inviting and warm, our homes offer the ideal mix of what every homeowner hopes to achieve. Our kitchens are generously appointed with top of the line appliances, ample storage, rich textures, and multiple workspaces creating the perfect recipe for entertaining. Master suites are private, spacious sanctuaries, with stepped ceilings, arched doorways, and custom closets. Adjacent master baths feature deep soaking tubs, mosaic tile, and oversized roman showers for the ultimate in pampered luxury. #johncannonhomes #buildalegacy
John Cannon is southwest Florida’s premier luxury home builder. Together with his wife Phillipa, they have spent over 3 decades designing and building award-winning homes.

Designing and building award-winning custom, luxury homes in southwest Florida for over three decades. COVID-19 update:
As construction has been deemed an essential business, our model homes are open during normal model hours.

Social distancing and extra cleaning measures are being made at each model between each visitor. Should restrictions increase, we will adjust our model home hours accordingly, but we will remain available for private appointments to tour our homes. Please check back often for updates. John Cannon. His signature is unmistakable. John Cannon’s ability to mesh a client’s personality and lifestyle wit

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Welcome to the Kylie in Skye Ranch by John Cannon Homes | Luxury Homes 06/02/2022

Welcome to the Kylie in Skye Ranch by John Cannon Homes | Luxury Homes

The Kylie was recently featured on Luxury Homes' YouTube channel. Check out the video here:

Welcome to the Kylie in Skye Ranch by John Cannon Homes | Luxury Homes This week we are in Sarasota, Florida, touring a beautiful model home that the builder, John Cannon Homes, is selling in the desirable community of Skye Ranc...

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Outdoor kitchens are a summer showpiece! The Kylie's outdoor kitchen is the perfect blend of luxury and utility.

Here Are All the Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota This Year 05/31/2022

Here Are All the Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota This Year

:: Feed your foodie at amazing local restaurants participating in Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week beginning tomorrow, June 1. During Savor Sarasota, participating restaurants offer multi-course, prix fixe meals for $16 at lunch and $32 at dinner.

Here Are All the Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota This Year You can win $50 restaurant gift cards this year by posting about Savor Sarasota on Instagram.

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Remember and honor.

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Our award-winning models are open daily for touring. Pictured: The Newcastle.
Questions? Call:
The Adelaide :: 941 907-8131
The Newcastle :: 941 907-9009
The Kylie :: 941 302-4097

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We are thankful for the support of everyone who has nominated and voted for us this year. Thanks to all of you, we have received the following honors:

John Cannon Homes won the Sarasota Herald Tribune's 2022 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Home Builder. This is the 30th consecutive time we were a Sarasota Herald Tribune choice.

We won Gold in the 2022 Best of SRQ Local competition in the Best Home Builder – Custom Home Category

John Cannon Homes was honored with 2 “Best Overall” awards for The Adelaide and The Kylie model homes during the 2022 Parade of Homes. In addition, we garnered a variety of individual awards and the Kylie won a People's Choice Award which was voted on by Parade of Home attendees.

"We are extremely proud of all of our homes and the honors we have received only reinforces that pride" John Cannon, President, said. "We have an experienced team of employees and trade partners, winning over 400 awards since starting the company in 1987. Many on our team have been together for more than 25 years. Not many builders have a team in place that have been together for so long, doing it all - and as well - as we do.”

We are proud and grateful to accept these awards! Thank you to all who visit our model homes, our clients, employees and trade partners, we could not have attained these honors without you.

Photographs, floor plans and virtual tours of many John Cannon Homes can be viewed by visiting

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:: Custom homes :: We build homes where friends are welcomed and elegantly entertained. Homes where your family will gather to share stories and make memories for generations to come.

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:: Sundays at sunset, a drum circle gathers on three separate Sarasota County beaches. This unofficial weekly event brings together artists, dancers, locals, tourists, children, and adults for a night of dancing, music, sand, sunsets, and judgement-free unity and peace. More information:


Beach Waves on Florida's Gulf Coast

A moment of Florida zen on this Monday 🌴 ☀️ Have a great week!

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In case you missed it :: Sarasota has spoken! John Cannon Homes won the 2022 Best of SRQ Local Gold Winner; Best Home Builder for Custom Homes 🏆

A St. Armands Home Hits the Market for Almost $12 Million 05/20/2022

A St. Armands Home Hits the Market for Almost $12 Million

Inspired by a John Cannon Homes model home they saw in Lakewood Ranch in The Lake Club roughly 20 years ago, the couple hired the local builder to “double” their home, Knutsen says. Built in 2005, it has travertine flooring, fireplaces, a 200-bottle wine room, a theater, an office and a five-car garage. There’s a heated infinity-edge swimming pool, and private bay access that includes a 14,000-pound boat lift on 150 feet of waterfront on Sarasota Bay.

A St. Armands Home Hits the Market for Almost $12 Million Built in 2005 by John Cannon Homes, this waterfront home is loaded with classic details.

John Cannon The Akarra IV 05/19/2022

John Cannon The Akarra IV

:: It's hard to believe this video of The Akarra IV was shot almost 4 years ago.

John Cannon The Akarra IV About John Cannon Homes:Visit the site at began with a visionSince its founding in 1987, John Cannon Homes has established...

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We strive to make the design and construction of your dream home as enjoyable as possible. Build your legacy on Florida's Gulf Coast with John Cannon Homes.

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:: Sarasota's Classic Car Museum is recognized as the second oldest continuously operating antique car museum in the Nation! As you stroll through the museum, travel back in time and into the future of man’s greatest invention, the automobile. Antique, exotic, European and one-of-a-kind classics are featured in rotating exhibits throughout the museum.

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Build your dream home in your dream seaside town and with John Cannon Homes.

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Our award-winning models are open seven days per week for touring. Pictured: The Newcastle. Questions? Contact:
The Adelaide :: 941 907-8131
The Newcastle :: 941 907-9009
The Kylie :: 941 302-4097

17 Heat Tolerant Flowers that Thrive in Full Sun (May, 2022) - GardenSquared 05/13/2022

17 Heat Tolerant Flowers that Thrive in Full Sun (May, 2022) - GardenSquared

The thermometer is creeping higher as we come upon mid-May! It's around this time of year that folks start thinking about swapping their annuals for plants that can withstand a Florida summer. Here are some beautiful Florida flowers that love it here in Zone 9/10:

17 Heat Tolerant Flowers that Thrive in Full Sun (May, 2022) - GardenSquared I have come up with a detailed list of heat-tolerant flowers that thrive in full sun. These flowers will not only help you save cost but also attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds with their stunning blooms.

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The Kylie showcases the perfect pairing of Brazilian Oak, White Oak, Walnut and Teak woods. Noteworthy ceiling details abound throughout the home. The master bedroom of The Kylie looks out over the spacious lanai pool and spa, while the master bath is home to a soaking tub and a large walk-In shower with floor-to-ceiling glass panels. See the John Cannon Home difference in person. Tour today!

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Encompassing nearly 4,000 square feet, the John Cannon Design Center offers a multitude of vignettes displaying products from the most opulent designs in flooring to the most luxurious of bath fixtures. In one location you will find every element your home will need with samples you can see, touch and feel, and interior designers to assist you through the entire selection process. No more forays to warehouses and supply centers! Our team of talented designers will guide and assist you every step of the way.

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:: Historic Burns Court :: Instead of Island-inspired pastels or stark modernity, brick and patina exude an Old World charm in the Burns Court district in Downtown Sarasota. More info about this unique area:

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Good morning from sunny Sarasota county!

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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Our award-winning models are open seven days per week for touring. Pictured: The Newcastle. Questions? Contact:
The Adelaide :: 941 907-8131
The Newcastle :: 941 907-9009
The Kylie :: 941 809-2612

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It's important to select the right team.

Experience makes the difference. When choosing a builder, it's important to know you're not just selecting one person to build your dream home. You're choosing the team that will make your vision a reality! Our extensive knowledge and combined experience makes the John Cannon Homes team the right choice.

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Open for touring! The Newcastle is located at The Concession Golf Club & Residences. It can be duplicated at The Concession, other communities, or on your lot. Questions? Call 941.907.9009 or 941.320.3239. View video here:

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:: Over the years, Sarasota Jungle Gardens has evolved into one of the area’s most historical and beautiful attractions. It is home to more than 200 native and exotic animals including birds of prey, many different species of parrots and macaws, primates, small mammals, dozens of snakes, lizards, iguanas, alligators, crocodiles and other reptiles – many of them rescued or donated – including Florida’s noted pink flamingos. All nestled within 10 acres of lush tropical landscaping connected by winding jungle trails.

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Thank you for this wonderful review!

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Our models are open daily for touring. We look forward to showing you the John Cannon Homes' difference in person! For questions and hours, contact:
The Adelaide :: 941 907-8131
The Kylie :: 941 809-2612

Asolo Rep's 'Knoxville' Well Worth a Long Wait 04/29/2022

Asolo Rep's 'Knoxville' Well Worth a Long Wait

Looking for something to do this weekend in Sarasota? Asolo Rep's "Knoxville" has finally opened, to rave reviews!

Asolo Rep's 'Knoxville' Well Worth a Long Wait The world premiere musical was due to open more than two years ago. It's a triumphant example of delayed gratification.

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A John Cannon Homes on this sunny Thursday :: The Temora, a 5190 sq ft estate with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and a 3-car garage.

Our Story

John Cannon. His signature is unmistakable.
John Cannon’s ability to mesh a client’s personality and lifestyle with inspired design continues to distinguish this southwest Florida’s award-winning homebuilder.
It has been three decades since John Cannon built his first custom home. Since that time, John and Phillipa along with his multi-talented team of professionals have built more than 1,400 custom homes in the most prestigious, gated, golf course and waterfront communities in southwest Florida. Coastal, Contemporary, Spanish Caribbean, West Indies and Tuscan architectural styles along with Cannon’s breath-taking Mediterranean custom homes showcase not only his talents for design and construction but also his commitment to stay true to the proportion and symmetry of each home he builds. He successfully achieves this by meeting with clients, translating what they envision to paper, designing and then constructing a home that brings their dreams to life.
Buyers who choose John Cannon Homes can begin with a clean-sheet design or modify one of their many award-winning floor plans.
No matter what size home you build, or what level of finishes you select, you can be confident the Cannon team of vendors and trade partners will provide you with the best pricing options available. His experienced team of designers and building superintendents work with these trade partners every step of the way, making sure that your home is built on time and on budget.
An award-winning builder with award-winning homes John Cannon Homes continues to prove to be southwest Florida’s recurring “Best Builder” taking home the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Readers’ Choice award in the Residential category for the 28th consecutive year.

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Halloween 2021
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Waves on Florida's Gulf Coast
The Victoria Model
Siesta Key Beach waves
Buildable lots from our partner realtors
The Milina virtual tour clip by John Cannon Homes
Swim Year Round in a John Cannon Home pool
The Korina Model located in Lake View Estates


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6710 Professional Pkwy, Suite 100
Sarasota, FL

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