For those who love living near the water in style, Sarasota’s “west of the Trail” neighborhoods are highly coveted. These upscale neighborhoods hug the bay front and offer location at its very best. When you discover Oyster Bay Estates, you’ll find that it is not difficult to picture yourself right at home here. This established neighborhood features beautifully designed homes—no cookie cutter here—along with lush landscaping and towering oaks and pines that create an amazing canopy over the roadways.
As with any of Sarasota’s “west of the Trail” communities, Oyster Bay Estates is one amazing “ringer.” This community lies along beautiful Robert’s Bay, providing canal and bay frontage for deep water dock-age of your sailing or fishing vessels. With a total of 168 single-family homes on large lots, some with a lakefront, homes here reflect an eclectic variety of designs and architectural styles, most with more recent designs than those of older neighborhoods. Still, this neighborhood has an impressive array of large estate-like homes, classic “Old Florida” bungalows, as well as executive ranch-style homes, all excellently maintained and most completely remodeled and expanded to the demands of modern tastes. The names of the gorgeous, sweeping thoroughfares that make up Oyster Bay Estates are North and South Lakeshore Drive, Camino Real, Field Road, Westwood Lane and Hillsdale Place.
Just to the south of Oyster Bay Estates is the exclusive and private Field Club. Within a few minutes drive over either the north or south causeway bridges, you can head to Sarasota’s world-renowned white-powder sands of Siesta Key Beach, or enjoy the shopping, dining and nightlife in Siesta Key Village. If you are heading to Downtown Sarasota, you’ll enjoy boutique shops and fine dining opportunities, most locally owned, or choose from a wide variety of sidewalk cafes and casual eateries. Afterwards, plan to head to the theater district to take in one of Sarasota’s world-class shows.
Near downtown, you’ll find Sarasota’s Bay Front Park and the ever-impressive Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. If you are a walker, head downtown at sunset to “walk the bridge.” This lovely walk starts at the Bay Front Park, and extends over the bridge, where the views are stunning. If you are a cyclist, start at the Bay Front, head over the bridge, and keep going—all the way up Longboat Key. There is no end to outdoor activities around here to keep you healthy and ready to enjoy all that the Sunshine State has to offer.
The schools district-ed for Oyster Bay Estates are Philippi Shores Elementary, Brookside Middle and Riverview High. If you would like to check out other homes similar to those of Oyster Bay Estates, you’ll want to investigate the communities of Hansens, Red Rock, or San Remo Estates.
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