5 Getaway Condos with Direct Gulf Views Under $500,000
by Miranda Hall
on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at 3:48pm.
Do you crave having a little place of your own along the Gulf? Ever find yourself daydreaming about standing on a balcony with your glass of wine facing the waves as they crash on the shore and watching the sun sink behind the water? What if it was possible to make those dreams a reality and do it for under $500,000? Dream no more and take a look at these 5 condos on the market, right now, that offer direct views of the Gulf of Mexico and can be purchased for less than $500,000.
6701 Gulf of Mexico Drive #323 - Longboat Key, FL 34228 | List Price: $455,000 | More Info Here
HYPNOTIC… there is no better word to describe the captivating nuance experienced when the new double hurricane sliders are opened to the 20 foot balcony with endless Gulf views and soothing sounds of the rolling tide from this 2nd floor oasis. It is no wonder seasonal tenants return year-after-year. Don’t let the square footage fool you, this turnkey-furnished 1 bedroom lives large with its open floor plan. Tremendous personal retreat and/or rental with monthly leases already in place for 2019 plus requests for 2020. Tile floors throughout, updated bathroom, 2 year old kitchen appliances, coastal furnishings, breakfast bar and cove ceiling in kitchen. A small bonus room, currently with futon, provides flex space. Whitney Beach is a Gulf to Bay community on the North end of Longboat Key with lushly landscaped grounds, 2 heated pools, tiki huts, tennis courts, shuffleboard, barbecue pits, fishing pier, kayak launch and community boat docks on Sarasota Bay. Seller shared that “she has spent more time buying a pair of shoes than it took her to decide to buy this slice of Paradise”. Once you visit… you will understand her resolve. If you’ve been looking for a “REFRESH BUTTON”… this is it.
1000 Longboat Club Rd #306 - Longboat Key, Fl 34228 | List Price: $485,000 | More Info Here
Expansive views of Gulf of Mexico from this 3rd floor unit directly facing the Gulf. Privateer South is a beach side community located behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club. A residence of 1080 square feet includes 1 bedroom and 2 baths. Views from every room with a balcony that has access from the living room. Privateer offers amenities of a Olympic size beach side Pool, Tennis, Social Room, Covered Parking, Fitness Room, and a Grill Area with seating on the beach side. There is a secured lobby with on site Manager and a 1 bedroom unit available to be rented by your guests. This building has many recent upgrades including new Glass Balconies, Elevators, Social Room, the Lobby, a new hot tub and a Pergola in the pool area as well as an additional Gate at the entry. Convenient to St. Armand's Circle with restaurants and shopping.
230 Sands Point Rd. #3503 - Longboat Key, FL 34228 | List Price: $479,000 | More Info Here
In popular beachfront Building Three at the Inn on the Beach, this 5th floor junior suite has full Gulf views, as well as a view of the pool. An investment opportunity, it is in the active rental program of the Resort at Longboat Key. Amenities of the Longboat Key Club abound: 54 holes of golf, tennis, fitness, spa, marina, and 5 onsite restaurants. At the south end of Longboat Key, it is a short drive to St. Armands Circle or beyond to the active cultural life of downtown Sarasota.
3155 Gulf of Mexico Dr. #253 - Longboat Key, FL 34228 | List Price: $329,000 | More Info Here
Rarely available.. Investment Condo. Directly on the Gulf of Mexico, Longboat Key - Mid Key. Well run established hotel-condo, The Diplomat. Cool Florida Vibe, amazing sugar sand beach and sparkling blue water. 500 Ft of private Gulf front beach. Beautiful water views from this updated second floor studio. Fully turnkey - furnished. Nice investment property with consistent rentals strong and consistent performer, 30K rental income in 2018. Nice new kitchen with new cabinets,solid surface counters, stainless appliances including a dishwasher and full size refrigerator. New tile flooring and Plantation shutters. Updated bath. The Diplomat is intimate with only 52 units. .A Well known property with many guest reserving space year after year. Guests enjoy the pool and tiki hut picnic areas. A laundry room is on site. A short bike ride to local restaurants, Mid Key Grocery shopping and restaurants. Close by is the new construction St Regis Resort and St. Armand's Circle. Head north a quick drive to Anna Maria Island. No owner use restrictions. Local owners use this property as their guest cabana and for personal beach days. Plenty of on site parking. On site management handles reservations , maintenance and cleaning services. Freshly painted exterior .Well maintained grounds. A small responsive Association. Excellent rental history. Full "In Season ", strong summer and shoulder rental . Come for the sand, surf and sunset. Enjoy a slice of paradise at an affordable price.
5591 Gulf of Mexico Drive #7 - Longboat Key, FL 34228 | List Price: $359,500 | More Info Here
Direct view of the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico from this cozy 1-bedroom / 1-bath turnkey furnished unit at Sea Club III. Enjoy sunsets from the large patio or walk directly onto the beach just steps away. Private area on the sand to lay out in provided beach chairs. Also has heated pool, on-site shared laundry, lush tropical landscaping and 10 miles of the beautiful beaches that Longboat Key has to offer. This popular community comfortably has only 8 units and is perfect as an investment property as it can be rented weekly.
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