longboat key real estate: Charming Shore Villa Just Sold - 07/12/12 11:13 PM
My business partner, Sandy Whitehead and I just sold a charming villa at the Shore on Longboat Key. We've been diligently searching for our customers for over 2 years. Their parameters included owning a large dog, and many condos on Longboat Key do not allow large pets. Persistence pays off!
The Shore is located on the northern, quieter end of Longboat Key. This condominium offered 3 bedrooms and 3 baths with an incredible sweeping view of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. Listing price was $989,000. The condominium also provides a separate storage room, and one covered parking space. Amenities include Gulf-front swimming pool, … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Longboat Key Luxury Real Estate - 11/15/10 12:07 AM
Have you been searching for Longboat Key, FL luxury real estate?  What a special Paradise.
Situated to the south of Anna Maria Island and between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, the barrier island of Longboat Key is best known for its magnificent beaches.  Longboat Key is a self-sufficient town by the same name, and the island is home to a variety of communities and condos offering a number of luxury amenities in addition to its beaches.  While Longboat Key is only minutes away from Sarasota's, dining, shopping and recreational attractions, there seems to be an endless supply of things to … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Sunset Beach Longboat Key - 10/29/10 04:25 AM
Comprised of three buildings and 65 units, Sunset Beach on Longboat Key is well maintained and features lush tropical lanscaping.  The residents at this beachfront condominium on Longboat Key enjoy magnificent views that sweep all the way from Longboat Key to Lido Key.  Take a walk on the beach, pick up beautiful shells or drop a fishing pole into the Gulf of Mexico.  What an island lifestyle at Sunset Beach!
Constructed in 1984, Sunset Beach offers a variety of onsite amenities for residents and guests. There's a heated swimming pool, a spa/hot tub and covered parking. The complex is gated and on 7 acres situated on the south … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Positano Longboat Key - Top Amenities - 10/12/10 06:18 AM
Built in 2007, Positano condominiums on Longboat Key offer the finest in luxury amenities for their owners.  Interiors of the 29 homes in these five residence buildings highlight the finest in quality and detail.  These luxury Longboat Key condos, which are more like a private home, feature spacious living quarters with superior finishing touches.  You'll find wonderful gourmet kitchens at Positano with state of the art appliances and a butler's pantry as well as a sweeping terrace to enjoy gentle Gulf breezes.  In the evenings, delight in incredible sunsets!
With the luxury buyer in mind, Positano's amenities are tops.  Within this … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: En Provence Longboat Key Condos - 10/12/10 06:04 AM
"Luxury, opulence, style" - words used to describe En Provence condos on Longboat Key.  Nature's beauty graces these 5.8 acres of impeccable tropical landscaping.  The 21 luxury residences at En Provence are found in three building comprised of four floors each.  French Mediterranean style was chosen by the architects, and the complex exudes romance.  Residents here enjoy privacy along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico in addition to an array of outstanding En Provence amenities:
Heated Resort Pool and Spa Athletic Center Private Garages Clubhouse Currently Sarasota MLS data reports 3 listings at En Provence on Longboat Key.  Prices currently … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Vizcaya Luxury Condos on Longboat Key - 10/10/10 04:33 AM
Built in 1997, Vizcaya condominiums were designed by architect Addison Meisner.  These Longboat Key beachfront condo residences feature tropical manicured groups, Mediterranean design and attract a very discriminating buyer of luxury resort real estate.  These condos consist of an enclave of three buildings, four stories each, encompassing 31 residences.  Luxury buyers are searching for incredible design and quality along with the best amenities in today luxury market.  Vizcaya offers the finest in resort living. 
 
Vizcaya Amenities
Security Gate Secured Lobbies Private Elevators Resort Pool Sauna and Spa Club House Tennis Courts Fitness Room Vizcaya Longboat Key residents enjoy luxury living … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Villa di Lancia Condos Longboat Key - 10/09/10 07:46 AM

 
Built in 1996, Villa di Lancia condominiums are located at the southern end of Longboat Key, These condos consist of an enclave of 37 residences.  Luxury buyers today demand outstanding amenities as well as direct beachfront living - Villa di Lancia offers everything these buyers expect.  The 24-hr guard gated community's Mediterranean design and outstanding floorplans also include hurricane shutters and high impact windows.  The pet policy at these Longboat Key condos was recently changed to allow for one dog up to 25 pounds.
 
 
Villa di Lancia Amenities
Tennis Courts Clubhouse Heated Pool Sauna Fitness Center On-Site … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Sanctuary Condominiums on Longboat Key - 10/08/10 06:16 AM
Located at the southern end of Longboat Key and behind the prestigious gates of the Longboat Key Club, Sanctuary condominiums are comprised of four luxury buildings.  These buildings offer outstanding features demanded by today's luxury real estate buyers.  The 24-hr guard gated community has two beach access walkways leading to the Gulf of Mexico and Longboat Key Beach as well as an array of amenities:
Sanctuary Amenities
Lap Pool Jacuzzi Tennis Courts Small Children's Pool Clubhouse with Kitchen Party Room Fitness Center Sanctaury 1 is the only building in the complex that doesn't have a private card room.
Residents can rent … (0 comments)

longboat key real estate: Recent Longboat Key Real Estate Sales - 10/01/10 02:06 AM
From the Sarasota MLS Records - Longboat Key Real Estate Sales 2010 YTD

Since January 1, 2010, over 240 single family homes and condos have sold continuing to reduce the Longboat Key real estate inventory.  Selling prices ranged from $100,000 for a studio apartment to $6,650,000 for a custom home on Longboat Key beach.  There are 610 active real estate lisltings on Longboat Key, including land, single family homes, condos, villas and town houses.  There are 52 properties under contract on this beautiful barrier island.
Highest and Lowest Prices by Property Type YTD
Single Family Homes 59 Sold
High Sales Price: 2735 Gulf of Mexico Drive $6,650,000
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longboat key real estate: Longboat Key Condos for Sale with Views of the Gulf of Mexico - 09/28/10 10:25 AM

In January 2008, when we wrote a similar blog post, there were over 100 condos for sale on Longboat Key with direct Gulf of Mexico views and in February of that year the figure dropped to 86 condos offering a minimum of two bedrooms and also providing full or direct views of the Gulf.
Today the Sarasota MLS reports 139 condos for sale on Longboat Key with full or direct Gulf of Mexico views.  List prices for a minimum of two bedrooms and two baths now range from $325,000 for a 975 sq.ft. short sale to $3,950,000 for a luxury condominium at Positano on Longboat … (2 comments)

longboat key real estate: Longboat Key Real Estate for Under a Milion Dollars at Year's End - 12/03/09 03:07 AM

The Sarasota FL real estate market is still experiencing a buyer's market. There are deals out there and some buyers plan to make their purchase before the end of 2009.  Many desperate owners who have caved into the pressure of this real estate market have lowered their prices considerably and dumped their properties. Some sellers have sold their homes for less than what they owe ("short sale") or been forced into foreclosure. Properties priced correctly and at good values are now good buys even though they don't seem to be what most buyers call a "deal." Once again, we remind you that you don't have to … (4 comments)

longboat key real estate: Country Club Shores - Sarasota County Homes on Longboat Key - 11/15/08 02:27 AM

One of Sarasota County's most popular neighborhoods on Longboat Key is Country Club Shores.  The community is not gated and has an optional Home Owners Association.  There is deeded access to the beautiful beaches of Longboat Key across the street from the homes in Country Club Shores.
Are you searching for a handyman special on a canal?  Many of the homes in this Sarasota neighborhood are on canals leading to Sarasota Bay.  You possibly can find a house with a water view or even a full Bay view.  Prices are down considerably from the past years and now start in the … (2 comments)

longboat key real estate: Country Club Shores, Longboat Key Real Estate Update - 03/08/08 11:44 PM
Waterfront Living Close to World Famous St. Armands Circle
Convenient Location on Longboat Key FL
Many homes for sale in Country Club Shores are on canal front lots and are offered with boat docks. These wide and deep canals provide access directly to Sarasota Bay. No bridges to the bay in this community and most homes provide dockage for a large boat. Built in the 1960s, homes in Country Club Shores are being updated, remodeled, torn down and rebuilt. Choosing from a mix of old beautiful updated homes and new construction, you can search for a "handyman special" or a "fixer … (2 comments)

longboat key real estate: Longboat Key Real Estate, Luxury Waterfront Community of Sarasota Florida - 02/23/08 11:29 PM
Elegant Living on Longboat Key
Play on Longboat Key FL
With water on both sides of the key, the views are extraordinary and sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico are magnificent and sunrise on Sarasota Bay is breathtaking.
Residents and visitors have access to many marinas offering boat rentals, charter fishing, and guided water tours.  Boat dockage is also available at many condominiums for renters, and of course, buyers of Longboat Key waterfront property.  Water sports are plentiful:  sailing, snorkeling, fishing, parasailing -- whatever your energy level allows!
Live on Longboat Key
Longboat Key homes are eclectic, ranging from Old-Florida, Spanish … (0 comments)

 
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