West of the Trail

The Most Desirable Neighborhoods in Mainland Sarasota

Historic, prestigious, and highly sought after only begin to describe West of the Trail Sarasota real estate. The charming early 1900’s era homes, majestic properties and estates that make up West of the Trail sit on the Gulf side of South Tamiami Trail. The area is bordered by Mound Street to the north and Bay Road to the south. Architectural styles vary widely within the lovely enclaves, and feature

contemporary, Spanish Mediterranean, renovated bungalows, and Bayfront mansions alike. Even the names of the enclaves bring to mind something very special names like Cherokee Park, McClellan Park, Oyster Bay, and Harbor Acres, to name only a few. Some of the area’s finest schools can be found West of the Trail, and residents enjoy easy access to superb shopping, Sarasota’s Downtown district, hospitals and other health care, entertainment, and white-sand beaches.

The many faces of West of Trail real estate represent the true meaning of “location, location, location” in Sarasota. Balancing peace and seclusion with easy access to so much of what the region has to offer, West of the Trail is a haven for professional families, established attorneys and physicians, and retirees seeking an active neighborhood with lush parks, tree lined streets, and deep boating water along the Bayfront lots.