Posted by Annette Smith on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 11:10 AMBy Annette Smith / June 30, 2015Comment
Across from the Longboat Key Club, on the convenient south end of Longboat Key, you'll find the lovely neighborhood of Country Club Shores. Most homes in this community are on one of the canals which provide deep water access to Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Each entrance to the neighborhood is flanked by two stone pillars off Gulf of Mexico Drive.
The Sarasota-Manatee MLS currently reports 24 single family homes for sale in Country Club Shores. Prices range from $524,999 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath built in 1968 to $3,495,000 for an elegant bay front home. The home was built in 2006.There are 3 homes under contract, and in the last six months,...
Posted by Annette Smith on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 6:00 AMBy Annette Smith / May 26, 2015Comment
Located at 1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive on Lido Key, the Ritz Carlton Beach Residences personify luxury living. The Ritz-Carlton Members Beach Club is on the same site providing 400 feet of private beach, as well as its resort facilities.
24-Hr Concierge Service
State of the Art Fitness Center
Conference & Meeting Room
Resort Pool & Spa
Multiple Dining Options
Two Guest Suites
Residents are within minutes of shops and restaurants of Saint Armands Circle, as well as the downtown area's shops, galleries and theater.
Posted by Annette Smith on Monday, May 25, 2015 at 8:36 AMBy Annette Smith / May 25, 2015Comment
Located at 990 Boulevard of the Arts, Beau Ciel is adjacent to the Van Wezel on Sarasota Bay. The building is an architectural gem, and its beautiful presence, along with its outstanding amenities offers the ultimate in luxury Florida living.
24-Hr Concierge Service
Hyatt Regency Sarasota Benefits
According to the Sarasota-Manatee MLS, there is currently one condo for sale in Beau Ciel. Selling price is $2,650,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath residence offering over...
Posted by Annette Smith on Monday, May 25, 2015 at 4:56 AMBy Annette Smith / May 25, 2015Comment
Located at 6300 Midnight Pass Road on Siesta Key, Crystal Sands offers private beach access to the No. 1 Beach in US. Built in 1969, these Siesta Key condos are centrally located on the Key. You can walk to the Village or relax by the Sand's oceanside swimming pool. It’s in the heart of it all: wonderful restaurants, the local drugstore, the bank or the grocer.
According to the Sarasota-Manatee MLS, there are currently 3 condos for sale in Crystal Sands. Priced from $779,000 for a two bedroom, two bath unit with 1271 sq.ft. to $929,000 for a two bedroom, two bath condo providing stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted by Annette Smith on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 3:54 PMBy Annette Smith / May 23, 2015Comment
The REALTOR Association of Sarasota and Manatee just released sales data for April 2015. “Property sales in April 2015 in Sarasota County totaled 1,224 (791 single family and 433 condos), exceeding the all-time high reached in April 2004 by a single sale. Manatee County recorded 813 sales (539 single family and 274 condos), not a record, but very high compared to recent months. The historic level of sales activity has been driven by several factors, according to local real estate leaders.”
The Sarasota real estate market is one of the hottest markets in the country. We’ve mentioned many times how fabulous this city is. We’ve got incredible weather, beautiful scenery, excellent...
Posted by Annette Smith on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:46 PMBy Annette Smith / May 22, 2015Comment
West of the Trail residents live in one of Sarasota's oldest and most pretigious areas. Many of the homes are listed in Sarasota's Historic Registry dating back to the 1920s. You'll find the area West of US 41 or the Tamiami Trail near Sarasota Memorial Hospital as the most popular of these neighborhoods. Convenient to the hospital, Southside Village, downtown, Southside Elementary School, as well as Siesta Key Beach, home prices start in the $400,000s and go up into the multi-million dollar range.
Builders have been on a spree in the last few years. Gobbling up older homes and demolishing them to replace with new structures. This area has really been hot!
Currently, there are approximately 53 single family for sale West of the Trail in the Sarasota...
Posted by Annette Smith on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 3:08 PMBy Annette Smith / May 21, 2015Comment
HarbourTowne, a boating community located mid-key on Siesta Key, is the perfect residence for boaters and beachgoers. The beautifully landscaped, gated resort is located just across the street from the Siesta Key public beach offering a small private private marina with docking for residents.
Complex amenities include: heated pool and spa, clubhouse with full kitchen, covered grilling pavillion, tennis court and attached one car garages.
Currently, there are 6 condos for sale at Harbour Towne Yacht Club. Prices range from $569,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with 1217 square feet to $749,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bath unit. One condo has sold in the last six months...
Posted by Annette Smith on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:01 PMBy Annette Smith / May 20, 2015Comment
Phillippi Landings, located West of the Trail on the mainland of Sarasota, was built in 2006 providing beautiful views of Phillippi Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway. The community is just across US 41 from the Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar. Siesta Key Beach is within minutes for sun worshipers, and downtown Sarasota is minutes away for the cultural enthusiasts.
Building amenities include: private boat slips, clubhouse, heated pool and spa, fitness center, pet park. There are also lighted board walk, and the community's landscaping is stunning.
Currently, there are 4 condos for sale at Phillippi Landings. Prices range from $319,900 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with 1709 square feet to $435,000....
Posted by Annette Smith on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 8:38 AMBy Annette Smith / May 19, 2015Comment
Beachplace, located at the convenient south end of Longboat Key, is a beach front condominium resort. The gated community has onsite management and secured buildings. One of Longboat Key's most sought after investment complexes, the rental policy allows owners to rent a minimum of one month, 12 times per year. Many condos offer outstanding views of the beach. Others offer expansive vistas of the Longboat Key Golf Course. There are assigned parking spots and plenty of guests parking in this community.
Building amenities include: a beautiful updated Club House, heated swimming pool, spa, grilling area and a fitness area. There are also four Har-Tru tennis courts.
Posted by Annette Smith on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 5:05 AMBy Annette Smith / May 19, 2015Comment
Orchid Beach Club, located at 2050 Benjamin Franklin Drive, on the south end of Lido Key, is a luxurious condominium resort. Many residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay, and the Sarasota skyline. The guard gated community was beautiful built in 2005, and its amenities are outstanding. Residents can enjoy an active social calendar or relax with a book in the private library. For entertaining owners' guests, there is a dining room that seats 36 people. For fitness, the center offers exercise equipment, massage room, steam and spa rooms. This pet friendly building even provides a dog run with a "no size" restriction for owners' pets.
Currently, there are three condos for sale at Orchid Beach Club. Prices range from...