Many dream of living on the water when they relocate, retire here or buy a winter getaway. When you envision yourself spending time in Florida you might imagine spending weekends on your boat, taking a brisk walk on the beach for your morning exercise, enjoying a cocktail as the sun sets over the Sarasota bay or floating on a raft in the relaxing waves of the Gulf of Mexico off one of Sarasota's magnificent beaches. The water lifestyle draws many to the sunshine state. Even if you don't live directly on the water residents can still enjoy the many benefits of living in a coastal city.
Views are not the only determinant of value. Size, age of structure, location, condition and other things have an influence. What does it cost to live on the water? Below are 10 recent sales and their water views.