Posts tagged Real Estate
New Construction Brings Options to Longboat Key

Longboat Key is one of those “Old Florida” areas that, for the most part, has been slow to expand in recent years, despite the massive growth happening around it on mainland Bradenton and Sarasota. However, for those seeking a new option for Longboat Key life, you are in luck. There are some new developments in the works.

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Just Listed: Maintenance-Free in Bay Isles

Longboat Key life is unlike any other, and I just listed a beautiful, maintenance-free villa in beautiful Bay Isles, an expansive gated community on the south end of the Key. One of the most desirable locations on Longboat Key, the Bay Isles community has a beautiful marina, private beach club and meandering landscaped walkways. Next door to shopping, banking, and the Town of Longboat Key tennis, library, post office and town hall, the community is just minutes from St. Armands Circle & downtown Sarasota.

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A Market Out of Recovery

It’s difficult to remember when our paradise was looking not-so-sunny during the recession. The seasonal nature of our area, the sheer volume of second-homeowners, and our reliance on tourism to sustain our economy meant that during the Great Recession, we took a massive hit. In times of plenty, few readily recall the havoc that we have spent the last decade pulling ourselves out of. If we take a look at now compared to 10 years ago, we will see that it might finally be time to say loud and proud: We are out of recovery!

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July's Highest Sale: Palatial Paradise on Longboat Key

I was fortunate to work with the sellers of this month’s highest sale in our area! Villa de Como is a true gem of modern Spanish architecture right here on the coastline of Longboat Key. In 2016, my photo of this sensational home won HGTV’s “Making an Entrance” award for its posh gated paver entrance, flanked by cathedral-style insets with fountains and lined with towering palms. The spectacular entrance is the perfect greeting for this stunning estate, which sprawls along the waters of Sarasota Bay with over 10,000 square feet of luxurious living space.

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Luxury Island Living on Longboat Key

As a resident of Grand Bay in the Bay Isles community of Longboat Key, I know first-hand the comfort and beauty that comes with a home designed for the luxury lifestyle and upscale island living experience. As a Realtor, I represent buyers and sellers throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties, but with so much ‘insider’ knowledge to offer, luxury properties on Longboat Key and at Bay Isles are a specialty.

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