Portobello, Longboat Key, Florida, 34228
With a quick drive across the bridge from Lido Key in the south or Anna Maria Island in the north, you'll land on Longboat Key. This elegant barrier island holds untold surprises helping to create relaxing lifestyles. If you took a survey, investing in the thriving Sarasota real estate market because the average 73 degree temperature allows for playing in the sun everyday would top the answer list. With the treasure trove of attractions gracing the islands idyllic landscape, there just never seems to be enough time to savor everything. As Longboat Key settles in for the evening, the colorful sunsets are always there to be admired from the beach or the terrace of your condo.
If an investment in real estate for sale on Longboat Key is on your planning board, untold choices exist with the burgeoning condominium market being the most popular. Condos nestled on the beach are residences of dreams and Longboat Key offers some of the finest beachfront condominiums in Florida. Architectural designs range from timeless old Florida charmers to palatial French Mediterranean inspired penthouses only a select few will cherish the pleasures coming from a lifestyle edging the Gulf of Mexico or Sarasota Bay.
The Portobello condos for sale were built in 1975 and are located at the prestigious 3240 Gulf of Mexico Dr address. Yes this is an outstanding community, but one of the highlights is the fact that it’s set on 600 feet of glistening Gulf of Mexico beach as well as 260 feet of Sarasota Bay frontage where there is a private boat dock and fishing pier. The amenities list owners enjoy continues with recently resurfaced tennis courts, swimming pool, social room, bike path, and picnic and barbeque area. The Intracoastal Waterway right at your door along with the other area waterways provide fun filled days of pleasure boating and thrilling game fishing.
Being mere minutes from Championship caliber golf, St Armands Circle shopping, and the myriad of stellar arts, entertainment, and business of downtown Sarasota, the condos for sale at Portobello feature 2 bedroom, 2 bath residences with some well appointed interiors displaying treatment upgrades such as stone countertops, custom wood cabinets, spacious walk in closets, and tile flooring. With all the complex amenities along with residence appointments you would expect pricing to be prohibitive, but with open air floor plans running around 1,500 square feet, price points are around the $380,000 to $450,000 range.
To experience Longboat Key up close, Portobello owners should navigate the 11 mile bike path running the length of the island, stop at numerous amazing restaurants along the way, and just enjoy the beauty and quiet Longboat Key is loved for.