Monday, August 15, 2011

Sarasota Condos on Longboat Key

Situated just to the west of Sarasota, the 11-mile long barrier island of Longboat Key is a popular choice for those who are interested in living in the Sarasota area. Not only does Longboat Key offer a secluded and relaxed atmosphere, but it is also just a short drive from the world famous St. Armands Circle as well as all of the amenities the Downtown Sarasota area has to offer. With luxury Sarasota condos ranging in price from $450,000 to more than $7 million, Longboat Key has something to meet virtually everyone’s needs and budget.
With condo units ranging in size from 1,492 to 2,984 square feet, the Aquarius Club features 57 units ranging in price from $450,000 to $1.1 million. Situated on the southern end of Longboat Key, Aquarius Club offers peace and solitude while remaining near to plenty of dining and shopping opportunities. Amenities at the Aquarius Club include a heated pool, a Har-Tru tennis court and more.
Those who are interested in something a little more spacious may be interested in the Beaches community. These Sarasota condos range in size from 1,510 to 3,964 square feet and range in price from $600,000 to more than $1.3 million. As the name of the community implies, Beaches offers beautiful views of the Gulf as well as resort-style living.

On the other end of the spectrum, the condo community of Privateer features much smaller units ranging in size from 1,080 to 1,736 square feet. What this community gives up in the size of its units, however, it makes up for with its amenities. These include bike paths, tennis courts, a clubhouse, a heated pool and spa, a shuffle board, an athletic center, covered parking and private access to the beach. With 116 units located in 2 high rise buildings, units at Privateer typically range in price from the mid-$500,000 to $1 million range.

When it comes to finding the perfect Sarasota condo, there are many options available to select from. In addition to those condos in Downtown Sarasota, Longboat Key offers dozens of options for those who want to enjoy the peace and solitude of the island while remaining near to all of Sarasota’s shops, restaurants and other attractions. If you want to live by the #1 Beach in the United States, Siesta Key condos line the beautiful white sand beachs ranked #1 in the USA for 2011!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Beachplace Longboat Key Condos

Beachplace is conveniently located on Longboat Key.  These Longboat Key condos are a short drive from shopping and dining on St. Armands Circle as well as downtown Sarasota's shopping, restaurants and cultural venues and Palm Avenue galleries. 

Take a look at our Beachplace Longboat Key video below and discover why residents and visitors love this Paradise.  Amenities include club house, swimming pool, tennis courts, walking paths and Longboat Key Beach.

If you are planning to purchase a Longboat Key condo and would like some assistance, our Longboat Key real estate agents are experienced in handling real estate transactions from the beginning your search through closing.  Call the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Privateer Condos on Longboat Key

Located behind the gates of the prestigious Longboat Key Club, Privateer's two buildings offer beautiful beach and Gulf views.  Condominiums here with an eastern exposure provide incredible views of the Longboat Key Golf Course, downtown Sarasota and Sarasota Bay.  Within the gate of the Longboat Key Club, Privateer's residents enjoy security and privacy.  The two buildings have a delightful and helpful staff and both are well maintained.

Amenities at Privateer, in addition to its direct beachfront location, include a fully equiped fitness center, swimming pool and tennis courts.  On the 9th floor, residents have additional storage and each residence has a covered parking space.

All of Sarasota's cultural venues including the opera, theater, ballet and symphony are a short drive to downtown Sarasota.  Restaurants on the island are excellent, and St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota also have casual and fine restaurants just a short distance from Privateer Longboat Key.

Currently the Sarasota MLS reports 5 condos for sale at Privateer, and 2 condos have sold in the last six months.  Selling prices were $439,000 and $470,000.  Current prices range from $349,000 to $649,900.

If you are searching for a Longboat Key condo, contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 for an agent who shows Longboat Key real estate regularly.  Our team shows Privateer, Beaches, Water Club and Positano.  We can assist you with a mooth transaction from your search to your closing!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Fairway Bay Longboat Key Condos

Comprised of four 5-story buildings and several luxurious townhouse homes, development of Fairway Bay on Longboat Key began in the 1980s. Despite the age, these Longboat Key condos offer numerous modern features, while the property itself is a home to a variety of amenities.

Located behind the south gate of Bay Isles, par of the Longboat Key Club, residents of Fairway Bay Longboat Key enjoy access to all that the Club has to offer. From 27 holes of golf, a beach club,  a marina and tennis courts, there are plenty of activities to enjoy at at Bay Isles and the Longboat Key Club , but these aren’t the only amenities that residents of Fairway Bay enjoy. In fact, on the grounds themselves, residents can also access exercise facilities, a spa, tennis courts and two heated swimming pools.

With private beach access to the Bay Isles Beach Club and Sarasota Bay views available from many of the condos, residents of Fairway Bay on Longboat don’t have to go far to enjoy the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Longboat Key Beach. The townhouse homes that surround the condo buildings also offer a number of attractive features, including large windows, high ceilings, private garages and terraces that overlook the beautiful tropical grounds. With plenty of sidewalks throughout the property, residents can easily access all of the amenities by bike or by foot whenever they like.

There are outstanding restaurants on Longboat Key, but for those wanting an adventure, downtown Sarasota as well as St. Armands Circle are a quick drive for excellent shopping, spas or restaurants.  In addition, Sarasota's cultural venues are tops!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Sea Gate Club Longboat Key

With units ranging in size from 1.046 to 1,513 square feet, Sea Gate Club Longboat Key is home to some of the smaller condo units in the area. For those who are looking for a cozy place to live or who simply don’t need a lot of room but want to live in a convenient location with beautiful views, the Sea Gate Club on Longboat Key may be the perfect option.

Built in 1973, Sea Gate Club is located within a short walking distance from the Harbourside section of the Longboat Key Club as well as the Avenue of Flowers. In addition, residents are only minutes away from Sarasota as well as St. Armands Circle. Therefore, residents of Sea Gate Club Longboat Key don’t have far to go to enjoy the many attractions, shops and restaurants Longboat Key has to offer.

With a total of 90 units sitting in a complex located directly on the beach, residents of these Longboat Key condos can simply walk out their doors in order to enjoy the renowned beaches of Longboat. With some of the most spectacular views on the island, the Sea Gate Club is clearly a good choice for those who are looking for a home with a view.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Positano Condos on Longboat Key

Situated on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the luxury condos of Positano on Longboat Key offer residents a number of amenities as well as a level of privacy that is not often found with Longboat Key condos. In addition, thanks to the prime location of the condos in the middle of the island, residents of Positano Longboat Key are also located only a short drive away from all the restaurants, shopping venues and other attractions found at St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota.

With 29 units ranging in size from 3,156 to 3,319 square feet, residents of Positano on Longboat Key enjoy plenty of space and privacy. The private garages, the private elevators and the manned guard gate all add to the level of privacy and security that residents of Positano Longboat Key enjoy. In addition, thanks to the 10 acres of beachfront land on which the development is located, residents of the condos enjoy magnificent views as well as private beach access.

As might be expected from a low-density luxury condo development, residents of Positano Longboat Key also enjoy access to a variety of onsite amenities. Some of these include a private swimming pools, hot tubs, a clubhouse and exercise facilities.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

L Ambiance on Longboat Key

Thanks to its location behind the gates of Longboat Key Club on the south side of Longboat Key island, the L Ambiance Longboat Key condo community is ideally located for those who want to enjoy all that the area has to offer. Whether spending time onsite enjoying the many amenities, visiting the Longboat Key Club or visiting nearby downtown Sarasota or St. Armands Circle area, there are always plenty of things for residents of L’Ambiance to do.

Featuring 136 units within two toward located on 18 acres of beach front land, residents of L’Ambiance condos can enjoy beautiful views no matter the time or day. Whether in a unit overlooking the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the golf course, the bay or downtown Sarasota, every unit has a spectacular view to offer.

In addition to the magnificent views enjoyed by residents of L’Ambiance on Longboat Key, residents also have numerous amenities to select from. Some of these include a pool, a fitness center, tennis courts and private garages. Residents also have access to a private beach as well as to all of the amenities found at the Longboat Key Club, including a marina, 27 holes of golf and tennis courts.