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Mixon’s Fruit Farm, Florida’s sweetest attraction, is up for sale

Exterior of a fruit farm with fairy tale like murals on the front. A large yellow sign is on the front.
Photo via Mixon Fruit Farm

Mixon Fruit Farm a local landmark and family go-to location in Bradenton since 1939, has been listed for sale. The 39-acre farm includes a residence, storefront, warehouse, barn, pavilion, and pastures. It’s located at 2525 27th Street E in Bradenton.

While the entire farm is for sale, developers are expressing interest. This family-owned farm has been passed down through the generations and now area residents may have a limited opportunity to pick up their favorite citrus or take an outing to Mixon Fruit Farm. The property has been listed by Selina G. Bradley, a real estate professional with Coldwell Banker Realty, and is on the market for $15.8 million.


A cone filled with soft serve ice cream - a mix of light blue and bright orange ice cream is photographed in front of an ivy wall with an orange neon sign in the background. The right of the photo features refrigerators filled with gallon jugs of orange juice.
Photo via Mixon’s Fruit Farm (FB)

Mixon’s property includes more than a fruit farm

According to the property write-up for the listing on MLS:

“Calling all developers! Welcome to your dream property, a 39-acre farm that’s waiting for you to transform it into something truly special. Whether you’re a developer looking for a prime piece of land, or an entrepreneur looking to build your own business empire, this property offers everything you need to make your vision a reality. For developers, this property offers plenty of untapped potential waiting for your vision to come to life. The possibilities are endless – from residential housing to commercial development, the choice is yours. And with the land already divided into parcels, it’s easy to customize your project to fit your needs. The sprawling land is divided into four parcels, each with its own unique character and charm.”

Take a stroll through the lush green pastures or explore the wooded areas that offer a serene escape from the hustle and bustle. As you explore the property, you’ll come across a range of structures that are ready and waiting for you to put them to use. From the barn to the pavilion, the gazebo to the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home, every building is well-maintained and built to last. The Mixon Fruit Farm store and attached warehouse is perfect for those looking to take over a well-known agribusiness that has stood the test of time since 1939.


rows of citrus trees in a large open area.
Photo via Mixon’s Fruit Farm

A stroll through vibrant lanes of citrus

The large room offers ample space to host meetings, events, or any other type of gathering. Reclaimed water tank access, two large 600 ft wells, and one smaller well, ensures that you’ll never run out of water.

Mixon Farm plans to continue hosting community events at the farm. These will include a March 24 murder mystery luncheon, a craft fair and Easter Bunny event on March 25, and a May 13 banquet celebration to honor Mixon Fruit Farms existing for 84 years in the Bradenton community. The Mixons no longer live in the on-site residence. This house has been turned into a VRBO rental.

You can see a full lineup of events on Mixon’s website. You can also follow along with their latest event on Mixon’s Facebook.

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