Homes In Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL. Laurel Park is one of Sarasota's most charming historic districts and is adjacent to downtown. Laurel Park is generally considered to be located between Orange Avenue on the west, Washington Boulevard on the east, Morrill Street on the north and Mound Street on the south.
Laurel Park is a fascinating mix of primarily single family homes with some duplexes and small apartment buildings. A few homes on the perimeter have been converted to businesses. Architectural styles include Mission Revival, Colonial Revival and Mediterranean Revival. There is one historic apartment complex, Spanish Oaks Apartments, that was built in the 1920s.
Many of the homes in Laurel Park were built in the 1920s, some of them beautifully maintained and even some that are totally updated. One of the earlier homes was recently remodeled to be LEED Certified. There are some interesting newer homes built in the last decade on infill lots or to replace tear downs.
The attractions of Laurel Park are many. First of all, the great downtown location is in walking distance to all the wonderful shops, restaurants and businesses of downtown Sarasota. The mature landscaping and lush tree canapy give the neighborhood a very welcoming feel. There is an inviting neighborhood park with a children's play area, open grass lawn and gazebo. Just about anything you need for everyday living is either within walking distance or just a short drive away.
Currently there are seven active listings in Laurel Park ranging in price form $249,900 to $895.000 between 1,540 to 3,226 square feet. In the last six months there were tweny sales ranging in price from $38,000 to $804,000 between 576 to 3,373 square feet with a median price of $350,000.
A short drive through Laurel Park is all it will take to convince you of the charms this special neighborhood has to offer. Contact me to view properties or for more information on Homes In Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL.