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Found 27 blog entries about Sarasota Luxury Homes.


Have you ever been personally and financially ready to pull he trigger on buying a home, yet were hesitant because of outside factors such as the economic and housing market outlook? You’re not alone. Thousands of people across the country every year are renew their lease and continue shredding dollars renting because there are outside forces delaying their buying process.


There are a lot of factors that affect the housing market such as inflation, economic woes, etc. However, the fall elections and 2020 Presidential elections are on people’s minds. Everyone’s eager to buy or sell at the right time and depending on who wins the next presidential and congressional elections in Washington could skyrocket or slightly hurt the housing market.…

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4129 Higel Ave, Siesta KwyIf you are searching for a gorgeous waterfront home in a prestigious and private, yet casual, neighborhood the Sarasota Florida area with the added benefit of having a deep-water dock for your large yacht, you may want to investigate this private estate home on Cocoanut Bayou. 

Cocoanut Bayou is a charming and private waterfront neighborhood of 48 homes ranging in size from about 3,000 to 7,000 square feet on Siesta Key. Residents of Cocoanut Bayou have deeded access to a gorgeous private beach on Big Pass. The Cocoanut Bayou neighborhood includes homes on Higel Ave as this one is and four other private roads 

This luxurious 4,865 square foot home with 4 spacious bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half-baths is beautifully situated on a large waterfront…

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2202 McClellan ParkwaySet in Sarasota’s picturesque “West of the Trail” area, McClellan Park is a neighborhood in a tranquil setting of narrow, winding streets under canopies of ageless trees.  There is a sense of history here preserving the charm of “Old Sarasota."

McClellan Park in bound on the north by Hyde Park Street, on the west by Oriole Drive and Blue Heron Drive, on the south by Cunliff Lane and on the east by South Osprey Avenue. McClellan Parkway runs through its center.  This is a neighborhood where you can take an evening to Gecko’s Pub &  Grill for casual dining or the 5 O‘Clock Club for live music.

Originally developed by Katherine and Daisietta McClellan in the early 1920’s, many of the older homes are bungalows that have undergone faithful renovations…

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Of all the Sarasota waterfront properties you have to choose from, one of the most popular among those who want to be both on the Sarasota waterfront and yet also right in the heart of Sarasota’s Arts & Cultural District is the Condo on the Bay complex.  A gated complex with full-time security, this is one of the most popular large complexes on the Downtown Sarasota waterfront.

Located at 888 and 988 Boulevard of the Arts on  beautiful Sarasota Bay, the two Condo on the Bay towers offer discerning residents luxurious living, stunning vistas and a world of  entertainment in well-appointed buildings featuring spacious floor plans, modern conveniences and delightful amenities, including 2 resort-style heated pools, two tennis courts, four exercise…

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To understand the attractiveness of Paradise Shores, you need to know that it is part of Sarasota’s most attractive and historic area known as the “West of Trail” neighborhoods.  These neighborhoods span the area West of the Tamiami Trail (US Rte 41), hence the “West of the Trail” moniker.  They stretch north to south along Sarasota Bay and offer an eclectic mix of bayfront mansions and older ranch style homes.  Homes in this area are within walking distance of Sarasota's best amenities, local shops, Bayfront Park, Selby Botanical Gardens, and Downtown Sarasota’s shops, galleries and bistros. “West of Trail” neighborhoods are very walkable with several shaded parks enhancing  the urban lifestyle.

Paradise Shores is one of the smaller “West of the…

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Spice Bay Siesta Key

Have you dreamed of owning an elegant home of your own design built by a well-regarded luxury homes builder in a private, gated community on beautiful Siesta Key? Well, here’s your chance. But hurry; there’s only 4 lots left.

   Siesta Key is an eight-mile long, crescent shaped barrier island just off shore of Sarasota that is easily accessible from the Sarasota mainland by one of two bridges.  Siesta Key is known as the "More Casual Sarasota Island Key"  where life is bit slower and more relaxed than in the heart of downtown Sarasota.

   Spice Bay is an eight acre parcel, facing onto Little Sarasota Bay near the southern end of Midnight Pass Road.  This gated neighborhood contains just 14 home sites set amongst majestic oak trees with 450 feet…

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Hawks Harbor Waterfront Homes In Bradenton Florida, just over the border from Sarasota, there’s a unique community of luxury waterfront homes that you’d probably never find unless you knew where to look.  At the end of a small road called Tiara Drive, lined with majestic royal palms, you’ll enter the gated enclave which is Hawk's Harbor. 

Hawk’s Harbor, with  just 3 streets, Hawks Harbor Circle, Bowlees Cove and Tiara Drive which extends  onto a private island reached only by a narrow bridge, contains only 54 homes, each an estate-sized and beautifully landscaped luxury waterfront home. 

Hawk's Harbor was first conceived by Mike Holderness, who in the 1990’s was a co-owner  of SaraBay Real Estate.  When he noticed the 30-acre property, it included only two homes.   In the early…

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Lakewood Ranch  Lakewood Ranch on the edge of Sarasota on the Manatee County line is an award-winning master-planned community covering over 17,500 acres consisting now of 10 "villages," each with its own amenities and features.

  Lakewood Ranch offers everything you need to enjoy life on Florida's  Sun Coast; beautiful homes, great schools, shopping, dining, a medical center, 54 holes of golf at the private Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, another 18-hole course in Country Club East, plus the public 18-hole Legacy  Golf Club course. It also has an athletic/fitness center with tennis courts and pools, the Sarasota Polo Club, its own "Main Street" shopping & dining area with special events, concerts and festivals year-round, over 150 miles of sidewalks and trails…

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Sarasota Lifestyles

   OK, So it's a bit early, but some of us take a while to get organized and, trust me, getting organized on January 2nd is not easy. So, let's get a head start on it. How about taking a few moments now to think about something that will permanently reduce your blood pressure, relieve stress and generally improve your life.  

Doctors have known for years that our good health (and perhaps even our very sanity), depends upon “getting away from it all” once in a while in a place with a more relaxing and reflective lifestyle.  Whether you’re shivering after shoveling your driveway in Buffalo, New York or you're just exhausted by the all the stress you deal with every day, how about making a 2015 New Year's resolution now, ... now that Black Friday and…

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Aqua luxury condos in Sarasota Florida You may recall that the planned construction of the new Aqua luxury condominiums at Golden Gate Point was derailed this past June due to zoning complications.  But one of the two original developers, Jonathan McCague, reported recently that a new design has been completed and construction of the the eight-unit ultra-luxury waterfront condo tower is back on track.

 “We tried very hard to reconcile the zoning and set-back issues with the original design, but just couldn't do it,” said McCague, "so we decided to just start over again.   The new design has a trapezoidal shape in which the front and rear facades are parallel with a north wall perpendicular to them.  

Guy Peterson, the architect of the new design said of the new deisng  “You just…

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