Towles Court Condos For Sale - Sarasota
The Towles Court Arts District is a creative arts community in downtown Sarasota that has been hailed by Coastal Living magazine as a “Top Ten Artists’ Colony.” The collection of Old Florida style bungalows is home to unique galleries and artists’ studios. Charming restaurants and cafes nearby add to the local atmosphere. Read More About Towles Court.
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Over the years the Towles Court colony has evolved from gift boutiques where visitors can browse amid ceramics, jewelry, photography, painting and prints. Today’s businesses include interior and graphic designers, innovative art therapists, event planners, internet and financial services and even hair and skin care.
On the third Friday of each month year-round Towles Court painters and ceramists open their studio doors for an art walk and invite the public in for music and refreshments. Guided studio tours in February, March and April feature artist demonstrations and lunch.
Part of a dynamic community
Towles Court lies within a dynamic neighborhood that attracts residents both young and old. Within walking distance is Payne Park. The court is surrounded by other local parks, churches and schools. The county courthouse is a close neighbor.
The artists’ colony thrives in the heart of Sarasota’s vibrant lifestyle.
Sarasota is known as Florida's Cultural Coast and boasts a professional symphony, ballet and opera. With more than ten theaters and 30 art galleries in the city, downtown’s Main Street alone is home to dozens of shops, restaurants and nightclubs. Live music and art festivals compete for attention throughout the year with motorcycle shows and parades.
Close to major attractions
The Towles Court Arts District is only minutes from Sarasota’s most famous attractions.
Main Plaza is an indoor mall of shops, offices, restaurants and the Hollywood 20 movie theater. Live performances keep ‘em laughing at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre, while musicals, concerts and plays are staged at the not-for-profit The Players’ Theatre. The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and the Sarasota Opera are nearby.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens displays a collection of more than 6,000 orchids among its more than 20,000 plants. Selby is recognized internationally for botanical research and plant identification.
Enjoy major league baseball every March in Sarasota as the Baltimore Orioles go through spring training at Ed Smith Stadium. Fishermen can stock up at Hart's Landing, Sarasota's oldest saltwater fishing bait and tackle store. Hart’s Landing, which has been in business since 1934, is conveniently located next to the Tony Saprito Fishing Pier.
The sun drenched beaches of Sarasota and Bradenton and the sugar sands of Siesta Key are just a short drive east on the Gulf of Mexico. Nearby Lido Key beckons with beautiful beaches and great dining and shopping.
Step into the atmosphere of Old Florida and revel in the pleasures of entertainment and culture in The Towles Court Arts District of Sarasota.