Sarasota Real Estate Blog by Annette Smith

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Discover Sarasota, FL real estate, virtual tours, photo galleries, community info, restaurants, shopping and more. Updates on Siesta Key waterfront homes, Longboat Key luxury condos and Casey Key Florida estates.
If you're looking for a special condo on Longboat Key, Sand Cay is exceptional.  Built in 1974, there are 60 units at Sand Cay.  This beachfront complex is on the northern end of Longboat Key and residents enjoy the the help of a full-service staff with on-site management.  Sand Cay can be used f...
Completed in 2007, Hudson Crossing is on Orange Avenue adjacent to Selby Gardens and is on the waterfront at Hudson Bayou.  This small enclave of only 12 luxury condominiums includes boat docks on sailboat water and no bridges to the Bay.  The lowest listed condo is priced at $1,399,999 in the Sa...
The West of the Trail neighborhood of Harbor Acres is seeing increased showing activity.  Located off Osprey Avenue near downtown Sarasota, this close-in community near Sarasota Memorial Hospital has been a hot Sarasota neighborhood for many years.  One of the homes listed in the Sarasota MLS was...
In my Sarasota neighborhood, architectural elements and accents abound by my own definition: "Creative uses of fountains, birdbaths, wrought iron scraps and statuary".  On many of my walks with Snuffy Smith, I snap pictures of the neighbors' fountains for blog articles and decorating ideas.  On r...
Sadie and Cooper are regulars at Southside Village Pub. Sandy and I stopped by for a pizza after a long day working on Sarasota real estate last night. We were working with some wonderful customers who are looking for oceanfront property and were reviewing their appointments for tomorrow while s...
Summer Cove, a private bayside community on Siesta Key is located at the site of the old Summerhouse Restaurant.  Completed in 2007 Summer Cove consists of a 9-floor highrise and a and a 5-floor midrise.  These two buildings house 45 total residences.  Luxury abounds at Summer Cove and many owner...
Located just minutes from Siesta Key's south bridge, Crescent condos are an easy access to shopping, dining and the mainland.  Residents enjoy an island lifestyle with walks on the beach and sensation vistas of waterfront living. Crescent condos werebuilt in 2006.  Utilizing contemporary architec...
One of downtown Sarasota's newest buildings, 1350 Main, was completed in 2007. These downtown Sarasota condos are right in the heart of the city and walking distance to Sarasota's waterfront. 1350 Main is your luxury spot for urban condo living. If you like to shop, walk out your door at 1350 Mai...
Seaplace, condos on Longboat Key, presents an array of amenities at affordable prices.  Incredible inventory is available at these condos on Longboat Key under $1 million, many with Gulf views. Longboat Key FL is located approximately 90 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Many of Seaplace...
Siesta Dunes, Siesta Key Condos with Liberal Rental Policy Lately we've had several calls from buyers who are searching for a condos on Siesta Key beach with a liberal rental policy.  Siesta Dunes condos can be rented 1-7 days, 52 times per year.  These Siesta Key condos are right on the beach wh...

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