Do You Want This View?

Posted by Marc Rasmussen on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 4:13pm.

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This is the view that just about everyone envisions in their head when wanting to retire to Florida or buy a winter home here. Sarasota is blessed with a large bay that offers expansive water views. Fortunately, we have a number of condos and single family homes that offer these types of views. While there are many locations that offer these views today we will focus on just four areas - West of the Trail, Bird Key, Lido Key and St. Armands Circle. 

Bird Key

Bird Key is located in between downtown Sarasota and Lido Key this neighborhood is home to roughly 500 residents. The waterfront homes along Robin Drive, Mourning Dove Drive, Meadow Lark Drive, East and West Royal Flamingo, and Seagull Lane

Below are some homes for sale on Bird Key with a "WOW" water view. 

Location of Bird Key


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Lido Key & St. Armands Circle

Head east from downtown Sarasota, pass Bird Key and you will run into the delight area of St. Armands Circle and Lido Key. This is a great place to live if you desire walkability as well as a fabulous beach. St. Armands Circle is full of fun with several great restaurants, fun shopping, bars and other entertainment. Living around the circle or on Lido Key puts you in close proximity. 

Below are some waterfront homes homes around St. Armands Circle and Lido Key with that "WOW" water view.

Location of Lido Key and St. Armands Circle

 

West of the Trail

On the mainland of Sarasota is the coveted West of the Trail neighborhood. When locals say "trail" they mean U.S. 41 or Tamiami Trail. Here, you will find a wide selection of old-Florida style, elegant homes as well as numerous modern estates with all of the amenities. Homes here are conveniently situated slightly south of Downtown Sarasota for easy access to dining, shopping and the nightlife scene. Some of the popular neighborhoods that offer great water views include Cherokee Park, Harbor Acres, Oyster Bay Estates, Indian Beach, Sapphire Shores and San Remo Estates.

Below are some homes for sale West of the Trail that have a "WOW" water view.

Location of West of Trail Neighborhoods

 

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If we can help you buy or sell a home in Sarasota give us a call at 941.822.0708.

 

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