Bird Key is one of those places where luxury meets simplicity. Boasting beautiful homes, and lavish parks, it is the perfect spot to take in the most scenic views in Southwest Florida.
Bird Key has an amazing history full of vibrant stories and culture dating back to 1917 when the very first home was built. Like many areas and islands in the area, John Ringling purchased this island just a few years later and started building it up to what it eventually is today.
The scenic key is directly situated in the heart of Sarasota Bay, while it’s breathtaking 250 acre Key is the hottest, most exclusive community in the entire County. Nestled right off the John Ringling Causeway bridge, Bird key is perfectly located with easy access to downtown Sarasota, and Lido Beach—a popular family friendly beach area that houses the famous St. Armand’s Circle. The key is decorated with hundreds of single-family homes that are awe-inspiring to locals and tourists alike. In fact, over half of the 500 homes on Bird Key are situated directly on the Bay or canals. Not only this, but the island gifts its residents with certain amenities such as its very own tennis courts, yacht Club, and community center.
Newcomers to Southwest Florida have often heard of Siesta Key, and for good reason. Siesta Key is iconic with it’s white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. However, if you’re looking for the most pristine island in Southwest Florida, that offers everything Siesta Key has and more, this is the place for you. Bird Key is a place where you can see a remarkable Florida sunset overlooking the west side of the island, while catching a jaw-dropping skyline in downtown Sarasota to the East. Bird Key is within 5 minutes from the gorgeous Marie Selby Botanical gardens, St. Armand’s Circle, Mote Aquarium, the world famous Van Wenzel Performance Arts Center.
Bird Key truly has it all. Whether you’re moving your family to the area, or seeking a paradise for retirement, Bird Key has everything you’re looking for. Come down and have a taste of paradise on Bird Key.Posted by Andree Huffine, Sarasota Realtor on