Are you interested in exploring Longboat Key Homes for sale? Longboat Key homes are found on winding canals or open bayfront as well as the island’s interior. Many of the homes boat docks with water depth sufficient for large boats and sailboats. Boaters love the Longboat Key canals and bayfront because there are no bridges to maneuver to the open waters of Sarasota Bay. It’s tricky to maneuver some Florida bridges and a home for sale advertising “no bridges” to the Bay is an excellent selling feature of a Longboat Key home.
Popular neighborhoods on Longboat Key include Bay Isles and Country Club Shores. Both of these neighborhoods have homes advertised with “no bridges to the bay. The Sarasota MLS currently reports 166 homes for sale on Longboat Key. Prices range from $299,000 to $13,000,000.
Residents in Country Club Shores enjoyed deeded beach access. Close to St. Armands Circle and the mainland, Country Club Shores is a non-gated boating community. These Longboat Key homes are on the southern end of Longboat Key across from the Longboat Key club and close to downtown and St. Armands Circle.
Behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, on the bayside, you’ll find the homes of Bay Isles. Pristine landscaping, beautiful lawns and exquisite tropical vegetation enhance this premier community of Longboat Key. Residents shop at the island Publix and frequent the professional buildings and restaurants in the shopping center adjacent to Bay Isles on Gulf of Mexico Drive. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, try any of the numerous Longboat Key restaurants or try one of the Club restaurants.
At Bay Isles, the prestigious Longboat Key Club offers an array of amenities including Club House, golf and tennis. Residents of both Country Club Shores and Bay Isles enjoy walking, biking and beach activities as well as fishing and boating. In addition to single family homes, Bay Isles also offers a selection of maintenance free homes and villas for sale as well as condos.
Also, sprinkled throughout Longboat Key are homes for sale on tropical streets running from the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay. You’ll see peacocks, raccoons, egrets and heron all over the island. This island is Paradise and some of these Longboat Key homes for sale are quite magnificent and others are quite like the beach cottages of a bygone era.
St. Armands Circle is a short drive from Longboat Key for shopping and additional dining. Downtown Sarasota is perfect for a play, an art gallery or a night of the symphony if you need a break from the sun.
If you are searching for a Longboat Key home for sale, contact John Allen at 941-544-6467. John specializes in luxury homes on Longboat Key as well as homes for sale on Casey Key, Siesta Key, Lido Key and Bird Key.