Longboat Harbour, Longboat Key, Florida, 34228
Owning Sarasota Florida real estate is living a natural life completely surrounded by distinguished luxury amid world class recreational attractions. Longboat Key has a wealth of magnificent gorgeous beaches, high end amenities, championship golf and tennis, and top shelf boating. Upscale boutiques and restaurants such as The Chart House, Dry Dock, Blanche Maison, and Plaza Steakhouse and Wine Cellar, make Longboat Key the perfect destination for condo seekers wanting a more sophisticated beachfront lifestyle.
In November of 1955, Longboat Key was finally incorporated when development reached its zenith in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. The Town Commissions imposed more rigid zoning laws and paved the way for sewage and town water in the 70's. Today there are almost no undeveloped privately owned tracts of land more than a couple of acres remaining. It’s because of this history, the nearby amenities and attractions, and its pristine beaches that make real estate for sale on Longboat Key a highly coveted residential choice.
The spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico are what set the condos for sale at Longboat Harbour apart from most others. Built in 1970, and centrally located at 4420 Exeter Dr. on Sarasota Bay, the development is a testament to affordability in a community style environment. Some of the gracious amenities found here include boat docks for up to a 34 ft boat, carport, elevators a beach pavilion with deeded beach access, four swimming pools, tennis courts, gym, social rooms, putting green, fishing pier, and a floating dock for kayaks.
Longboat Harbour condos for sale boast the glorious sunsets Longboat Key is noted for and you can select from 2 or 3 bedroom configurations with floor plans varying from 725 to around 1,680 square feet. Price points will run from around $180,000 to the $340,000 area. For a truly remarkable way of life on an island, take a quick walk outside your door that brings you to your boat berthed on Sarasota Bay or laps in the sparkling pool or just a few more steps and a leisurely walk on the deeded access beach is yours.
For a day of simple shopping and other basic needs, Longboat Harbour residents can head out to Avenue of the Flowers. It’s one of the more profusely landscaped shopping areas on the island and because of this it's almost impossible to see from the road. Avenue of the Flowers is found just off Gulf of Mexico Drive, only half mile south of Sea Side Garden Retreat, and features CVS Drugs, UPS Store, Publix Supermarket, and a Network Video, and on a small quiet street near the north end of the shopping complex is the towns Post Office.