Sarasota Beach Homes & Real Estate

Sarasota Beach Homes

With miles of white sandy beaches and several barrier islands, Sarasota offers a variety of waterfront living options. Everything from a beachfront estate to a small condo overlooking the Sarasota bay. Living on the beach remains one of the most sought after segments of the Sarasota waterfront real estate market. Condos are popular living option because the costs are lower and generally require less owner involvement and upkeep in the property management. Many would prefer to have their very own single family home on the beach but the land is so valuable that the costs often exceed many budgets. 

Below you will find all Sarasota beach homes for sale. This includes homes on Siesta KeyLongboat KeyCasey KeyLido Key and Anna Maria Island.

Where to look for a Sarasota beach home

 

Sarasota Beach Homes For Sale

All Listings Over $1,000,000

Market Statistics

Total Listings: 29
Average Price: $5,797,172
Highest Price: $20,000,000
Lowest Price: $1,325,000
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THE CONCEPTIONAL DESIGN OF A NEW HOME IS FOUND IN THE ATTACHMENT. Viewers can create their own ideas about what the home could look like by taking advantage of all the outstanding opportunities thi...

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Poised on Florida’s most private barrier island, this extraordinary beachside mansion is undoubtedly one of the finest properties available in the world today. A residence of such caliber seldom co...

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Do you ever wish you could pause this fast-moving world? There is still a place on Siesta Key, that will allow just that. This magical place is known as the Sanderling Club. With a heritage dating ...

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Live your best life now in this amazing, rarely available beachfront residence on Longboat Key. Enjoy endless water views, early morning walks, gentle breezes and nightly sunsets on the pristine, w...

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Fantastic Full Gulf Views, Sandy Beach and Sunsets from your First-Floor Formal Living Room, your Formal Dining Room, and your Large Eat-in Kitchen. Across the Gulf side is your large Screened and ...

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Stunning British West Indies designed home overlooking the waters of New Pass and the Gulf beyond. Located in iconic Lido Shores, famous for its Sarasota School of Architecture homes and private b...

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One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. This gorgeous Key West style residence is a boater's dream come true, with sweeping panoramic views o...

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This exceptional waterfront property is in a small, tropical, gated enclave bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on the west side and Intracoastal Lemon Bay on the east side. Your privacy will never be c...

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“A hidden pearl,” this home is located in a gated private enclave, bordered on the west side by the Gulf of Mexico and the east side by Lemon Bay Intracoastal. Your privacy will never be compromise...

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Tropicottage is stunningly located right on the beach with sunrise views over Tampa Bay, this is one of the most unique and breathtaking locations on Anna Maria Island. Newly designer remodeled an...

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Pre-Construction. To be built. Pre Construction. To be built, construction to start May 2021 with a 14 month build time. Sign up now and make your own selections from the generous allowances. Voigt...

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This hidden beachfront sanctuary is exquisitely situated on the gorgeous beaches of the Gulf of Mexico with breathtaking scenic panoramic views your memory will store for ages. Completely modernize...

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BRING ALL OFFERS TODAY! HAVE MULTIPLE OFFERS. ONE OF A KIND PROPERTY WITH ONE ACRE OF GULF FRONTAGE LOCATED ON THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND OF VENICE. THE HOUSE NEEDS $200K IN UPDATES OR DEMO AND BUILD NEW...

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FREE panoramic views of Tampa Bay and the beautiful Skyway bridge that lights in the evening to sprinkle glitter across the bay waters. This distinguished home and its custom design includes fasci...

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A unique tropical Key West Style home located on desirable North Siesta Key fulfills your Florida dream. Views from every room of the Gulf of Mexico, Big Pass and tropical splendor features a priva...

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NEW PRICE! REDUCED by $130,000.00. Welcome to your peaceful oasis in paradise. Delightful sunset views, uplifting blue skies and turquoise water vistas of the Gulf of Mexico can be enjoyed from mu...

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ONE OF A KIND GULF FRONT PROPERTY HAS STUNNING VIEWS AND A GREAT RENTAL HISTORY. THIS HOME HAS COMPLETELY UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF THE GULF WATERS. IT HAS 5 BEDROOMS AND 5.5 BATHS WITH AN ADDITIONAL...

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This private estate, occupying almost three acres on the gated northern portion of Casey Key, is set among lush, manicured greenery beside the coastal landscape of the Gulf of Mexico. The high-qual...

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One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. One of the best locations in Sarasota on the coveted north end of Siesta Key, this Gulf-front estate has it all. Enjoy endless views of the Gulf of M...

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PRICE REDUCTION***This beautiful two story 4 bed/3 bath privately gated estate is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico! Enjoy the rare opportunity to own a Beach Access, Income-Producing Home wit...

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This direct beachfront Florida classic ranch is reminiscent of a simpler time where families gathered seashells and shark teeth, had beach bonfires and relaxed in the sunshine. This traditional spl...

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An enviable direct Gulf-to-bay location is the highlight at this three-bedroom bungalow on the private island of Casey Key. Resting on just about one and a half acres of land, this unique homesite ...

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Experience the richness and feel of a European estate that embodies a home where family and friends can gather. With 150 feet of private beach frontage and more than 200 feet on the Intracoastal Wa...

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BUILT ON A DREAM LOCATION A Four Bedroom GULF FRONT Home on 208 FT of Private Beach! High Elevation. Lots of Sandy Beach and High Dune area. A PLUS++ when seeking an Island Home! ONE PLUS ACRE of T...

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SPECTACULAR GULF TO BAY RESIDENCE LOCATED IN AN IDYLLIC LOCATION ON THE NORTH END OF MANASOTA KEY! A GRAND THREE BEDROOM + BEACH HOUSE THAT LURES YOU AWAY FROM BUSIER TIMES AND INTO THE DELICIOUS B...

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Relax, escape, and unwind from everyday life in the ultimate beachfront paradise on Siesta Key. Offering one of the area’s most coveted lifestyles, this private resort-like compound rests on over 4...

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This gulf-to-bay architectural gem was designed so that every detail enhances the natural beauty of the tropical landscape and its incredible vistas. Surrounded by swaying palms and vibrant flora, ...

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Combine international award-winning architecture, the extraordinary Gulf to Bay location and the motivated heirs of this outstanding estate, the result is no less than an opportunity of a lifetime....

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Commanding exceptional frontage of a pristine white-sand beach and panoramic Gulf views, this five-bedroom home on Manasota Key revels in its majestic and private setting on over an acre. Comprised...

Sarasota Beach Homes For Sale

We are blessed with plenty of coast line. There are several great places to find a home on the beach. DwellingWell.com is updated daily with all of the latest homes and condos for sale. Whether you are looking for a home on the beach, a condo downtown, a golf course villa, a starter home in Lakewood Ranch or anything else in the Sarasota, Florida area this website can show you everything for sale. 

Casey Key Beach Homes

Casey Key is the island located just south of Siesta Key. You won’t find any large condo towers here as most of the island is made up of single family homes. Most of the area's beach homes are located on Casey Key. The island is narrow so it offers not only the luxuries of the beach in the front of the house but also the benefits of the bay in the back. Here you could live both the boating and beach lifestyle very easily.

Casey Key Map of Beachfront Homes

Take a drive down Casey Key you and will see some of the most amazing homes in Sarasota, Florida. The writer Stephen King owns a home on the north end of the island. That is a vote of confidence for Sarasota since he has the resources to live and own virtually anywhere in the world.

The Casey Key beach homes on the north end of the island are generally more expensive than homes on the south end primarily because of convenience. Residents of the north end have easier access and a shorter drive to all of the amenities of Sarasota. As a result the values are higher.

See the map above you can get a feel for where Casey Key is in comparison to Sarasota. If you are on the south end of Casey Key you will see that it is quite a drive to Sarasota. So if convenience to Sarasota is important to you then the homes on the north end of the island would be more appealing.

If you are a picky home buyer or have a very long list of needs and wants in a Sarasota beach home then I suggest exploring Casey Key as you will have more options here than any of the other barrier islands.

 

Siesta Key Beach Homes

Moving north up the coast from Casey the next island is Siesta Key. This is home to the world famous Siesta Key beach. This beach consistently ranks as one of the prettiest beaches in the world. Here you will find an abundance of condo options. As far as single family homes go you have a few options but not nearly as many as Casey Key.

Location of Siesta Key Beach Homes

Blind Pass

On the very south end of the island you will find Blind Pass. There are several Siesta Key beach homes in this community. To get to Blind Pass you have to go through the Turtle Beach public parking lot as well as the Fisherman Cove condo parking lot. After you do this you will find a Blind Pass road which will take you to a small enclave of homes on the beach or across the street from it.

Horizon View Drive

Just north of Blind Pass is Turtle Beach and Horizon View Drive. This is a very short street where the homes on the west side of street are on Turtle Beach. 

 

Sanderling Club Siesta Key

Sanderling Club

The Sanderling Club is just north of this location and is home to some of the most amazing beachfront homes. The community has a manned guard gate and offers tennis courts, boat docks and beach cabanas for the residents. The homes on the beach sit on spacious lots offering ample space from the neighbors. You definitely can have that beach front estate feel. 

Point of Rocks

Moving north on the island you will find Point of Rocks. This is located just south of Crescent beach where you will find large limestone rocks on the beach. It is great for snorkeling. I took the photo below when I went on a helicopter ride down the Sarasota coast. You can see the limestone formations on the beach. As a result the sandy beach itself is not that large. In fact, when the tide is high the beach can be gone. Many of the homes on the Point of Rocks have stairs that lead down into the water and beach.

Siesta Key and Crescent Beach

Just north of Point of Rocks on Siesta Key is Crescent Beach and Siesta Key beach. This is where you will find mostly Siesta Key condos. The land in this area is super desirable and thus super expensive. This beach is where you will find the coveted white sand made up of quartz. It truly is one of the prettiest beaches that you will ever see. You won't find a bunch of single family homes here. At any given time there may be just a couple for sale.

North Siesta Key Beach Homes

Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook is a community located just north of the Siesta Key village. There are a few homes here that offer beach front living. The entire community has deeded access to a gorgeous beach. Most of the homes have rip rap (large rocks) protecting the homes from the Gulf of Mexico.

As you move beyond Big Pass you will find a number of waterfront homes on Higel Avenue. These homes have a private beach that does not touch the main part of Siesta Key beach. So you can enjoy your own little beach you won't however have access to miles of miles of walking beach.

Solymar

The next spot is Shell Beach which is a very small public beach. Solymar is a small enclave of newer homes that have easy access to Shell Beach. A few of the homes sit right on the beach and have wonderful views of Big Pass and south Lido Key.

Bayou Louise

As you move further in the Sarasota bay and away from the Gulf of Mexico you have the Bayou Louise and Gulfmead Estates communities. Both of these neighborhoods have waterfront homes that may offer small, private beaches to enjoy. Again, these don't offer access to long walking beaches but if you want to sit in the sand and enjoy the water you can do that very easily.

Lido Key Beach Homes

Lido Key Beach Homes

The above photo is of Lido Key and St. Armands Circle. You will find very few Lido Key beach homes as the island is very small. Most of the beach is made up of public beach and condominiums. Just outside of St. Armands Circle there is North Polk Drive. There are three side streets - Bryant Drive, Whittier Drive and Emerson Drive. At the end of the these streets are some beach homes. These residents are fortunate to have such easy access to Lido Key beach as well as all of the fun on St. Armands Circle.

Lido Shores

On the north end of Lido Key you will find the exclusive neighborhood of Lido Shores. This is home to some of the most amazing beachfront homes in Sarasota, Florida. All of Lido Shores has a deeded beach access. This is a fabulous place to call home if you desire beachfront or waterfront living and easy access to all of the luxuries of downtown Sarasota and St. Armands Circle. As a resident of Lido Shores you can walk to gorgeous white sands of Lido Key beach as well as the delicious restaurants around the world famous St. Armands Circle.

 

Longboat Key Beach Homes

Longboat Key is a very long island of roughly 11 miles and just north of Lido Key. The south end of the island is in Sarasota county while the north end is in Manatee county.  Most of the island is made up of condominiums on the beach however there are a handful of locations that offer beach living in a single family home.

South Longboat Key Beach Homes

Lighthouse Point

As you cross over the New Pass bridge entering Longboat Key you will see a small enclave of homes on the lagoon. These homes have a small private beach to enjoy as well as boat docks. The homes of Lighthouse Point rarely come on the market but when they do they get plenty of attention.

Moving a little farther north but still behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club and along Longboat Key Club road you will find 8 luxurious mansion on the beach. You cannot miss them if you are driving along Gulf of Mexico Drive. They are luxurious mansions that most people admire and just say, "Wow". 

Condominiums take up most of the beach as you move north until you hit the shopping destination of the Avenue of the Flowers. Just beyond this area you will find some beach homes. Some of them are small, cozy beach cottages while others are grandiose recently built homes with the latest hurricane building codes.

As you drive north on Gulf of Mexico drive most of the beach is made up of either condominiums, hotels or public beach access. Once you hit roughly the 5000 block you will start to see a single family home intermixed with the condominiums. At the 6000 block you start to see a bunch of Longboat Key beach homes. They are usually found on spacious lots with plenty of beach frontage. You will see a good mix of recently built newer homes and some "Old Florida" beach cottages.

Longboat Key Beach Homes

Gulfside Road runs parallel to Gulf of Mexico Drive and is home to several more Longboat Key beach homes. If you are looking to purchase a beach home make sure you look here as it offers some of the more affordable options. Getting back on to Gulf of Mexico drive there are a few more homes on the beach before you reach the end of Longboat Key. As you can see there are only a handful of places to find some single family homes on the beach.

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Listing information last updated on June 21st, 2021 at 9:33pm EDT.