Nationally, spec homes are making a comeback as the real estate market sparks back to life. Sarasota real estate is no exception, and one of the most popular areas West of the Trail is bustling with builder activity. If you live in Sarasota, FL, I'm sure you've noticed the new construction going up in this area within walking distance to Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Southside Village.
West of the Trail Sarasota real estate has been a "hot" for decades because of its outstanding location. Within minutes to Sarasota's bayfront, Selby Gardens, and downtown Sarasota's shopping and cultural life, homes West of the Trail have always been in demand. With the plunge in prices, builders scooped up some of the older homes, tore them down and replaced old with new.
You can walk to Southside Village to shop, dine or get your hair done. There is also Morton's Gourmet Market for fresh produce, pastries and hard to find culinary items. Southside Village hosts the Morton's Firehouse Chili Cookoff annually where county fire stations compete for the title of Sarasota's Best Firehouse Chili. A funfilled event every year in the Village is the Sarasota Humane Society's Smooches for Pooches Stroll benefiting all Sarasota animals. You'll see horses, doggies and even llamas. During the holiday season, residents and visitors enjoy the Holiday Stroll. Book an outside table at one of the Southside Village Restaurants and enjoy!
A true walking family neighborhood, West of the Trail is one a Sarasota's premier communities, and it just gets better and better!