Greater Sarasota offers a vast array of housing options — villas to townhomes, condominiums, to historic homes, mansions to country estates. These are but a few of the reasons so many people are moving to Sarasota, Florida.
My specialty is providing the personal attention to help target the search to the area and specific home that fits your dreams. Some popular areas include:
Located east of I-75 at Sarasota’s northern border, Lakewood Ranch is a thriving, planned community of townhouses, family-friendly neighborhoods, and million dollar mansions. Amenities range from pools to community centers, polo field, hiking trails, parks, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, shopping (including the Mall at University Town Center) and dining within walking or short driving distance.
Neighborhoods of special interest:
Country Club East / Country Club West. These prestigious communities provide first-class amenities including the option of membership in Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club.
Esplanade Golf & Country Club. Resort-style amenities are available for homes or maintenance-free condos in this community surrounded by lakes and nature preserves.
River Club. Homes surround the greens of beautiful River Club golf course. Yet, you’ll find yourself conveniently located near the I75 corridor at northern Lakewood Ranch.
Greenbrook. Single home development is designed within a natural habitat that is ideal for those who enjoy a serene setting.
Bradenton / Parrish
The Bradenton area lies just north of Lakewood Ranch, with Parrish north of that. Both areas are benefitting from the Ranch’s popularity and can offer extra value while the area grows.
Neighborhoods of special interest:
The Inlets at Riverdale is designed for waterfront living. Boaters gain direct access to the nearby Gulf of Mexico. Most homes sit beside the Manatee River or canals with deepwater dockage. Scenic surroundings include tall oaks and pines with trails, fishing pier and canoe/kayak launch.
Rosedale. Maintenance-free villas and single family residences have access to Rosedale Golf and Country Club’s challenging 18-hole golf course. The 22,000 sq. ft. clubhouse includes pool, fitness center, lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce courts, and full-service restaurant.
Central Sarasota’s luxurious new condominiums attract snowbirds, retirees and professionals who prefer an easy stroll to favorite restaurants, art galleries, theaters, the opera, and nearby Island Park. St. Armands and Longboat Key are just a walk or brief drive across the Ringling Bridge.
Historic homes, many tastefully renovated with modern amenities, are found in areas surrounding downtown. Laurel Park is on the National Register of Historic Places; Southside Village offers a suburban feel with close proximity to downtown; Indian Beach – Sapphire Shores near the Ringling Museum complex offers bay front views.
Longboat Key /Lido Beach
Longboat Key, just north of St Armands Circle, is a prestigious address for luxury condominiums and opulent private homes, most with bay, gulf or canal settings. Lido Beach, just south of St. Armands Circle includes condominiums and luxury homes within walking distance to the beach or the Circle.
Siesta Key offers a resort ambiance with condominiums, villas, and single family homes largely suited for beachfront, bay front or canal views. Besides the world-famous Siesta Key sands, beach-themed restaurants and shops draw friends, family and tourists, especially in winter.
Situated midway between downtown Sarasota and Venice, Palmer Ranch includes a wide variety of communities with resident amenities such as pools, tennis courts or golf course. Housing includes condominiums, townhouses, villas, family homes, and upscale housing on golf courses.