Homes In Roberts Point On Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL.
Roberts Point on Siesta Key is named after Captain Louis Roberts and his wife, Ocean Hansen Roberts who established their home on Siesta Key (formerly Sarasota Key) in the early 1900's. At that time the island was known more for its mosquitoes and wild critters and their was no bridge to the mainland.
In 1906 the Roberts transformed their boarding house on Siesta Key into a hotel that catered to wealthy Northerners and celebrities. Such luminaries as Cecil B. DeMille, Bette Davis and Charlton Heston were guests. The next year Captain Roberts and two partners formed the Siesta Land Company. They renamed the island to Siesta Key at that time and platted Siesta Key Village.
Roberts Point is a peninsula on the northern part of Siesta Key and features some of the best real estate on the island. The charming collection of homes includes newer waterfront mansions that have replaced tear-downs and smaller cottages, many of which have been updated. Roberts Point Road travels down the peninsula and ends in a loop. The neighborhood is lush with tropical foliage and the whole area is reminiscent of earlier times.
In the last year four properties have sold in Roberts Point on Siesta Key ranging in square footage from 840 to 4,758 and ranging in price from $292,400 to $854,000. One waterfront lot sold in the last year for $700,000.
Currently there are three homes available for sale between $1,150,000 and $2,499,000 and five vacant lots are for sale priced between $299,000 and $2,499,000. For current availability of homes in Roberts Point, Click Here.
Roberts Point on Siesta Key is convenient to both public and private schools and shopping is plentiful just across the bridge on the mainland. And of course you are close to the World's Number 1 Beach - Siesta Key Beach!