1800 Ben Franklin Dr. #305, Sarasota, FL 34236

The Sarasota waterfront community of L’Elegance is located on beautiful Lido Key. Condominiums in this highly-sought development are rarely for sale because of its stunning beachfront setting, exceptional amenities, beautiful finishes and its proximity to famed St. Armand’s Circle with its many boutiques and restaurants.  The award-winning cultural activities, fine dining and shopping in downtown Sarasota is minutes away. Just blocks from L’Elegance are beautiful nature trails through some of Sarasota Bay’s mangroves where myriad of tropical flora, birds and playful dolphins and manatees can be seen.

Lido Beach is recognized for its powdery white sand and it is just outside the door of this wonderful property. The condo offers a split bedroom plan with almost all rooms facing the gulf, and also boasts a renovated kitchen. The spectacular Gulf sunsets await from the wide western facing terrace. The spacious master suite has a walk-in closet, garden tub, shower, dual sinks and vanity area.

Wood flooring in the main living areas and tile flooring in the bedrooms add to the beauty of this residence. Some of the reasons L’ Elegance is considered one of the premier condominium communities on Lido Beach are its resort-like features including well-equipped fitness center, card/billiard room, an 85’ heated lap pool overlooking the gulf, two Har-tru tennis courts, guard gate, secured building entry, on-site management, under the building assigned parking.

L’Elegance is one of the few buildings on Lido Key that is pet friendly allowing two pets with no weight restriction. The building also permits rentals should an owner wish to make it available seasonally when not in residence. This is a well-run complex that fully funds their reserves.

1281 Gulf of Mexico Dr. #101, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This direct Longboat Key Gulf front condominium offers the most outstanding view in highly sought The Water Club development. Located on the first living level of this elegant complex gives this condominium the added bonus of extra terraces for true indoor-outdoor waterfront living, and easy access to the gorgeous powdery sands of the 10-mile long Longboat Key beach.

The attractively furnished Arlington floor plan is a beautifully finished three bedroom four bath plus powder room residence. The luxurious master suite with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Gulf has his and her bathrooms and a spacious walk-in closet with built-ins.

The living room,which is more than 700 square feet, is a showcase for the panoramic Gulf views featuring tall ceilings and walls of glass leading to expansive terraces. The large kitchen includes an island and breakfast area. Unique to this residence is a private terrace of nearly 800 square foot off the living room with a private gate leading to the complexes’ pool deck.

A split bedroom floor plan gives extra privacy with two en-suite guest rooms and direct access to a Gulf front terrace from each. This residence comes with a private enclosed two-car garage with considerable storage space.

The Water Club amenity package is superior to any other condo on the key. Owning here gives exclusive use of a beautifully designed Clubhouse with club room and billiard table, library with fireplace, ballroom and private dining room, providing residents with additional living and recreational spaces. Amenities also include 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, a spa and fitness center, Olympic sized Gulf-side heated pool, 24 hour security, concierge service and magnificent grounds.

Located at the south end of Longboat Key, the residence is just minutes from exclusive St. Armand’s Circle, the exciting waterfront of downtown Sarasota, the many attractions, theater and other cultural amenities of the city, and only 20 minutes from the Sarasota Airport.

3060 Grand Bay Blvd. #PH1101, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This spectacular Grand Bay penthouse residence on Longboat Key boasts wraparound terraces with sweeping sunrise to sunset views of the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay, the lights of the downtown Sarasota skyline and the golf course.

With 4,400 square feet of interior living area, 11-foot ceilings and an impressive 5,300 square feet of terrace with its own spa, garden gazebo and retractable awnings, this penthouse offers gracious spaces for living and entertaining. Floor to ceiling glass walls throughout allow for stunning vistas from nearly every room.

The residence features a private elevator lobby, complete chef’s gourmet kitchen with beautiful granite countertops and custom cabinetry, large breakfast room, dining room, and a living room of almost 800 square feet with endless views from every corner. The spacious master suite has his and hers marble baths and walk-in closets with large windows opening to the terrace and views beyond. The residence also has three large en-suite guest bedrooms.

Included with the residence are additional storage and two parking spaces. Grand Bay is pet friendly with two pets permitted with no weight limit. Grand Bay is truly the jewel of Sarasota Bayside condominium living on Longboat Key. The Grand Bay community includes 24-hour manned guard gate, four Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center, spacious clubhouse, library, social room, heated swimming pools and spas. It also has unsurpassed building and grounds maintenance, strong financial reserves and excellent social activities.

3600 Sarasota Golf Club Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34240

This gated five-acre Sarasota country estate is located east of I-75. The more than 7,200 square foot residence has been totally renovated with beautiful faux painting, Venetian plaster and wood and stone floors throughout. The spacious first floor has a master suite with an oversize bathroom and walk-in closet and adjoining office.  Also on the main living level are living room, dining room, pool table/game room, family room with bar and Sub-zero wine refrigerator, and fitness room. The well-appointed chef’s kitchen with cherry cabinets and black granite countertops includes top-of-the-line stainless appliances including a gas range, Thermador hood, Wolf double oven and a 72″ side-by-side refrigerator and freezer. Four bedrooms and a library are located upstairs.

There is also a 1000 square foot guest house with two bedrooms, kitchen, and living room. The estate’s grounds include a lake, lush mature landscaping, vegetable garden, tennis court, golf putting green, basketball court, and a large enclosed lanai with a swimming pool, spa and outdoor kitchen.

In addition to the detached three car garage and guest house there is another building on the property for storage, workshop or another garage.

This beautiful Sarasota estate is conveniently located near I-75, shopping, restaurants, exceptional golf courses, SRQ Airport, downtown Sarasota and the world famous Siesta Key Beaches.

7722 Sanderling Road, Sarasota, FL 34242

This is a rare over one acre direct Gulf front estate in the private gated community of Sanderling Club, just south of the award winning Siesta Key Beach, offering 203′ of Gulf frontage.

Depending on a buyer’s desire, it is one of the only Gulf front lots available in size and shape needed to construct a true estate-size home directly on the beach. The existing home has been renovated, has a warm and inviting environment and is move-in ready if a buyer prefers a more modest home or to wait and experience the site before building.

The magnificent tropical setting is protected by a permitted “hardened-shore” and walkway over the protective material and beach. Miami-Dade code compliant hurricane resistant sliders open from each room to a 1,150 square foot deck providing spectacular year round Gulf views and easy access to the hot tub. A casual lifestyle is reflected in the beautiful hardwood flooring, custom wood burning fireplace, and vaulted ceiling.

This is an opportunity to purchase a prime beachfront property on Siesta Key with possibilities ranging from living in the existing house, renovating and expanding, or using this site for new construction.

The residence is located in the Gulf front Sanderling Club, which is an enclave of single family residences in a natural wooded setting whose amenities include Paul Rudolph designed cabanas and beach house, tennis courts, private beach and a marina with bay access. Nearby is the award-winning Siesta Key Beach and Sarasota with all its restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions.

210 Sands Point Rd. #2207, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This type of unit at the world-class Resort at Longboat Key is rarely available. It is the largest two bedroom floor plan available in the resort located behind the gates on Longboat Key’s southern end. The condo is beautifully located on the southern end of building two overlooking the gulf, beach and Longboat Key pass separating Longboat and Lido Keys, and you do not overlook the busy pool and recreation area.

Currently the condominium is not part of the hotel program, thus allowing you year round-use or renting the property out yourself. In addition you may choose to participate in the Ownership Rental Program by meeting the necessary interior criteria.For an added convenience, the property is being sold furnished.

This extraordinary resort is a condominium-hotel offering buyers attractive rental possibilities. The Resort at Longboat Key Club pampers the owners and guests with six restaurants, golf, tennis, marina, spa services, fitness center, concierge, maid service and friendly staff to make your vacation a memorable one. The Resort has received the AAA Four-Diamond rating for thirty consecutive years and offers a multitude of ways to enjoy your leisure time.

This property is located in the exclusive, gated and sought-after Longboat Key Club located just off the mainland of Sarasota with its celebrated cultural offerings, award-winning dining and beautiful waterfront recreation areas, and minutes from the myriad shops and restaurants at famed St. Armand’s Circle. The recent window and balcony upgrade assessment has been paid in full.

1135 Gulf of Mexico Dr #102, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This light and bright Beachplace residence is direct Gulf front. The building is elevated, which offers the condominium incredible unobstructed Gulf and beach views, and a terrace just outside the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room with steps that lead directly to a path to the beach.

The condominium is two-bedroom and two-bath and just under 1,400 sq.ft.

The kitchen is updated with new cabinets and neutral colored corian countertops, modern appliances, off white tile flooring throughout the living areas with carpeted bedrooms. The residence is being sold with all of its tasteful furnishings.

This is a wonderful opportunity in Beachplace, one of the most popular, friendly, well maintained condominium community on the convenient south end of Longboat Key. Beachplace offers an updated fitness room with sauna, lovely clubroom, resort size pool, large hot tub, kiddie pool, tennis courts, deeded beach access, 24 hour guarded gate and secure building entry.

Beachplace fully funds their reserves and allows for monthly rentals so income potential is excellent, and the office staff is efficient and helpful. Beachplace is close to St. Armand’s Circle with shopping at its exclusive boutiques and many wonderful restaurants. Downtown Sarasota and the beautiful and active Sarasota Bay front with its myriad shops, award-winning restaurants, cultural offerings, and attractions are just minutes away.

455 Longboat Club Road #508, Longboat Key, FL

Residents of The Pierre on Longboat Key have the distinct advantage of living in a development with all of the amenities of the resort lifestyle, with spacious condominiums and a spectacular beach front location at the southern end of the island.

This 2,780 square foot corner unit with stunning gulf, bay and golf course views behind the gate of the prestigious Longboat Key Club offers three spacious en-suite bedrooms in a split-floor plan. The fabulous master suite includes double walk-in closets, large bathroom with whirlpool tub and separate shower.

With two expansive terraces, the condominium is perfect for entertaining as the floor-to-ceiling sliding doors open to allow for true indoor-outdoor living. Even the kitchen offers residents a beautiful view through the adjacent breakfast nook wall of windows.

The Pierre offers an array of amenities including nine-story landscaped atrium, gulf-front heated pool and spa, two Har-Tru tennis courts, three guest suites, fitness center, club room with bar and catering kitchen, conference room, concierge service, 24 hour security, on site manager, picnic area for barbecues and private access to 420′ of pristine sandy white beach. Interior under building parking space and private storage unit are included. The building has fully funded reserves. The Pierre is perfectly situated just minutes from exclusive St. Armand’s Circle, the exciting waterfront of downtown Sarasota, the many attractions, theater and other cultural amenities of the city. Just steps on the beach to the Resort at Longboat Key Club and close proximity to the Islandside golf course add to the appeal of this wonderful location.

1241 Gulf of Mexico Dr. #202, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This direct Gulf front condominium offers the most outstanding view in Longboat Key’s highly coveted The Water Club. The furnished Arlington floor plan has a private elevator leading to a beautifully finished 3,400sf three bedroom/four bath residence.

The luxurious master suite has a wall of windows overlooking the Gulf and beach beyond, his and her bathrooms and a spacious walk-in closet with built-ins. An expansive living room is a showcase for the panoramic Gulf views featuring tall ceilings and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass. The gourmet kitchen includes custom cabinetry, granite counters, an island with extra storage and eating area. A split bedroom floor plan gives extra privacy with two en-suite guest rooms and direct access to a Gulf front terrace from each.

Four large sunlit terraces offer endless views of the sparkling waters of the Gulf and magnificent sunsets, including a bonus dining terrace off the kitchen due to the low floor location. This residence comes with two enclosed parking spaces including a private one car garage.

The Water Club amenity package is superior to any other condominium development on the key. Owning here gives exclusive use of a beautifully designed Clubhouse with club room and billiard table, library with fireplace, ballroom and private dining room, providing residents with additional living and recreational spaces. Amenities also include four Har-Tru tennis courts, a spa and fitness center, Olympic sized Gulf-side heated pool, 24 hour security, concierge service and magnificent grounds. Located at the south end of Longboat Key, the residence is just minutes from exclusive St. Armand’s Circle, the exciting waterfront of downtown Sarasota, the many attractions, theater and other cultural amenities of the city.

2450 Harbourside Dr. #251, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This Marina Bay residence has a large three bedroom floor plan that lives like a bayfront home.  It boasts views both east to Sarasota Bay and west to the pristine Longboat Key Beaches and Gulf of Mexico.  All three of the bedrooms are en suite with full baths and have access to the terraces.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a direct bayfront condominium located behind the private gates of the exclusive Longboat Key Club. The residence is perfectly designed to take advantage of the stunning panoramic views.  The bright interior living spaces include a separate kitchen and family room, separate dining room, large entry and foyer, and master suite with two walk-in closets.

Situated on the north end of the building the residence has expansive outdoor living space on two huge terraces, one a screened terrace on the Bay side with easterly exposure to enjoy the morning sun overlooking Sarasota Bay and the nearby marina, and one open terrace with westerly exposure from which to view the magnificent Longboat Key sunsets.

Marina Bay offers residents a fitness studio, tennis, pool, onsite manager and has access to the residents-only Gulf front Beach Club. Nearby is the Longboat Key Club golf course and tennis complex, Publix, CVS, casual and fine dining.

Dockage for your yacht is within walking distance at the Longboat Key Moorings. St. Armand’s Circle and downtown Sarasota are just a short drive away for shopping, entertainment and dining. Marina Bay is pet friendly allowing one pet up to 25lbs and has fully funded reserves. The Bay Isles Master Association annual fee is $985.