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Luxury Homes

Information, news and statistics on luxury homes for sale in Sarasota.

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Home for Sale on Longboat KeyAre 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.

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Casey Key homesLuxury homes have lagged in the comeback of Florida real estate, but as we noted in July and October 2009 market reports, Casey Key home sales are on the move. There’s a very nice selection of waterfront Casey Key homes available for sale. Buyers continue to surf and shop for homes that are well priced for the market. Sellers are working with offers and deals are being made. We’ve been showing small beach houses as well as much larger ranch style houses and luxurious waterfront estates. Activity is once again on the rise on this private tropical paradise.

The beauty and privacy of Casey Key are what draw the affluent, entertainers, movie stars and authors to this tropical island. Residents walk the beaches, explore the jetties, and are awed by the

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Bird Key is a private boating community located between St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota. Boaters love the deep water canals winding through the Key to the open water of Sarasota Bay and on to the Gulf of Mexico. Developed by Arvida in the 1950s, many homes have been replaced with luxurious mansions and other homes have been updated to include new features, architectural details and the modern standards demanded by buyers today.

Bird Key, Sarasota FL

Bird Key residents have privy to their own private yacht club. The Bird Key Yacht Club is a member of the Florida Council of Yacht Club’s and is a great place for residents to socialize.

Bird Key real estate offers buyers privacy behind its gates. The inventory of Bird Key homes for sale stands at 36 currently in

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Searching the Sarasota MLS for homes and condos? Our sophisticated Sarasota real estate search system provides you the opportunity to search by Sarasota neighborhoods, condominiums or you can search the area with our Map Search or MLS number.

We try to make searching for the Sarasota MLS easy, and our high powered real estate search engine leads you right to listing details, photos and virtual tour of homes and condos in Sarasota that meet your criteria. We also cover Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Lido Key and Casey Key.

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Longboat Key

As the Sarasota real estate market continues to show improvement, homes for sale on Longboat Key continue to draw an interest from buyers of luxury real estate.

Longboat Key, the narrow strip of land between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, has been a “hot” destination island in Florida for some time. Since Dr. Beach touted Siesta Key on its America’s Best Beaches 2009 list in May, Sarasota beaches have seen even more interest. Our phones are ringing and email property information requests are strong too. Longboat Key offers its visitors and residents fabulous outdoor activities: beachcombing, golf, fishing, sailing, boating, walking, rollerblading, tennis and golf on this 12 mile island.

Longboat Key visitors and residents,

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The selection of Casey Key real estate is currently excellent. Buyers can choose from small beach cottages which need a redo, larger ranch style houses that can be updated or torn down and replaced as well as magnificent waterfront mansions behind bougainvillea draped gates.

Casey Key FLTropical Casey Key is the destination of the affluent, entertainers, movie stars and authors. These celebrities love the privacy and allure of this special place. Casey Key is an adventurer’s dream island. Explore the beaches, the jetties, the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Camera buffs also love the natural beauty of this tropical island with its lush foliage, wildlife and array of architectural styles.

Walk or a drive on Casey Key and see some of South West Florida's premier

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Searching for a home near Lido Key Beach? Popular streets with homes for sale on Lido Key are Harrison, Garfield, McKinley – all names of United States Presidents. Boulevard of the Presidents is a prestigious address too with homes ranging from $2,300,000 to $3,845,000. In the prestigious Lido Shores area are only 17 homes listed in the Sarasota MLS for sale. These Lido Key homes range from $575,000 to $9 Million.

Lido Shores Waterfront HomeLido Key homes are located near Lido Beach, parks and famous St. Armands Circle. Lido Key is a great walking neighborhood with restaurants, shops and spas all close to home.

Homes styles on Lido Key Beach are very eclectic ranging from “old” Florida bungalows to towering new beach mansions, built in the latest real estate boom. Buyers are

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Orchid Beach Club continues to be a condominium complex we show often on Lido Key. The two beautifully designed Carribean inspired buildings were built in 2005. Amenities are the big draw at Orchid Beach Club as buyers are particularly interested in top of the line extras when they purchase a luxury property.

Orchid Beach Club Terrace View

Located on the south end of Lido Key past the Ritz Carlton Beach Residences, Orchid Beach Club’s beachfront units have wide-open views of the Gulf of Mexico. A second building positioned just behind the Gulf-front building offers wonderful city and bay views.

You can search the Sarasota MLS and preview the 11 condos for sale at Orchid Beach Club on our websites. Our January 2009 Orchid Beach Club report is available also.

Prices at Orchid

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We recently closed on the sale of Penthouse B at Hudson Crossing.  This luxury condominium was originally listed for sale at $2,650,000. The buyers we represented were able to acquire the penthouse for $1,500,000.

"UNBELIEVABLE PRICE $500,000 UNDER OWNER PAID. BRING YOUR CLIENTS NOW! WATERFRONT PENTHOUSE Expansive water views with protected deepwater boat docks, new construction never occupied on Hudson Bayou with waterfront pool and cabana. 3 Bedroom penthouse with en-suite baths 2550 square feet of designer finishes with gourmet kitchen 10 feet ceiling and plantation shutters, private elevator, 2-car garage and private rooftop deck. Surrounded on two sides by Selby Botanical Gardens walk to the Bayfront Park, downtown shops and galleries. Unique

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We just closed on the sale of 7853 Estancia Way in Prestancia on Palmer Ranch. The buyers were represented by Coldwell Banker. Allen Real Estate Services, Inc marketed the property and represented the sellers.

This magnificent home feature over 6000 SF of living space. The owners recently completed many renovations on the property. The listing price was $1,195,000 and the property sold for $1,020,000.

Contact us today if you are interested in marketing your Sarasota home for sale. Our property marketing plan gives listings maximum Internet exposure.

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