Choose Your Longboat Key View
A waterfront view is the number 1 parameter we receive from our internet customers. There is plenty of water in the Sarasota area from Casey Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key, downtown bayfront, Lido Key to Longboat Key. Real estate prices are premium the closer you get to the beach -- Gulf front is the leader with the Bay a close second. Many owners don't need to sell their properties, and thus deals are rare for outstanding properties. You can, however, still find a great property at much lower prices than the bubble years.
Currently there are 129 Gulf and Bay condominiums for sale on Longboat Key with direct waterfront views. Prices start at $269,900 for a two bedroom and two bath unit at Windward Bay. Windward Bay is on the Bay side of Gulf of Mexico Drive across the street from the Hilton Hotel. For incredible views and luxury condo complexes, you can expect to pay much more than starting prices and upward to over $5 million for luxury units on Longboat Key. At La Firenza, on the Gulf side of the Key, there is a penthouse available offering sweeping views of both the Gulf and Bay, with a price of $4,495,000.
Prices remain as low as $310,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit at Seaplace. Seaplace is right on Longboat Key beach and amenities include bbq picnic area, swimming pool/spa, clubhouse, exercise room and bike paths. The complex was built in 1974, and many units need some updates while others have already been remodeled. The...