Longboat Key has long been considered the lap of luxury in Sarasota. With dozens of palatial condominiums, many are drawn to the exclusive nature of this key, replete with beautiful golf courses, fabulous shopping, and incredible restaurants only a few short minutes from Downtown Sarasota. Here is a look at just a few of the beautiful homes currently available on this world-renown island paradise.
Welcome home! Enjoy all fabulous Longboat Key has to offer in this elegant open-concept property in Country Club Shores. Located on the south end of the key, you’ll love being so close to St. Armands Circle, downtown Sarasota, and just a 5-minute bike ride to the beach! Upon entering the home you will be immediately impressed as the double doors open to soaring 11’ ceilings overlooking the pool and sparkling bay. Spacious and generously proportioned, this 4-bed, 4.5-bath beauty is situated a mere three homes in from Sarasota Bay on sailboat water, where you will be all set with your boat dock, lift, and a floating ramp for kayaks and fishing. Entertaining will be a breeze in the large kitchen, featuring a Sub Zero refrigerator, double oven, gas range, and a huge granite-topped island that overlooks the family room and eat-in kitchen. Also on the main level are two guest bedrooms and accompanying baths. Two master suites are just up a flight of stairs and just wait till you see the water view from up there! Back outside, you’ll love relaxing among the lush mature landscaping between dips in the solar-heated salt-water pool and lounging in the shade of the screened lanai with a beautiful view down the canal. Rest easy here knowing that every last detail has been attended to: all windows & sliders are updated to hurricane-grade, new AC systems throughout the home in 2018, and the seawall and dock were replaced recently. Convenience, sophistication, and a location that can’t be beaten...schedule your showing! This gorgeous home is being offered for $1,999,000.
Walk directly out from this three-bedroom beach getaway to enjoy powdery-white shores and azure Gulf waves. In a coveted location, behind the exclusive gates of the Longboat Key Club, Privateer South is situated along a pristine stretch of Longboat’s Gulf beach. Direct views flourish from every room, offering mesmerizing crimson sunsets and glimpses of beaches that stretch on forever. Glass sliders open to three different outdoor spaces to relish ideal Gulf breezes. Offered furnished and immediately ready to make your own, the light and bright interior features an open concept and wonderful updates, which include oversized tile flooring throughout, plantation shutters, crown molding, and eat-in kitchen with newer cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, butcher-block island with space to dine and formal dining room only steps away. You will appreciate the privacy that the split bedroom provides, with direct access to the Gulf-front courtyards from two. The Privateer is a sought-after neighborhood that has recently undergone major renovations, including new roof, lush landscaping, brand-new lobby, social room and catering kitchen, as well as updated guest suites for overflow visitors (available on a first-come basis). First-rate amenities include on-site management, fitness center, tennis, shuffleboard, pickleball, fire pit, barbeque deck with outdoor sitting areas, a private boardwalk leading out to pristine beach shores, Gulf-front heated swimming pool and newer spa. This gorgeous getaway is being offered for $1,095,000.
Contemporary upgrades accentuate every inch of this chic waterfront residence. Cathedral ceilings, clean lines, the neutral decor highlighted by modern finishes, unique flooring, and a wonderfully open layout create a radiant ambiance, immediately ready for you to enjoy. Located directly on the peaceful waters of Harbourside’s Blue Heron Golf Course, glass windows and sliders span from floor to ceiling in multiple rooms to showcase breathtaking vistas. The bright and airy interior features high-end updates that include a designer eat-in kitchen with custom details, LED lighting, upscale light fixtures, tile/glass-walled fireplace, art niches, plus three full new bathrooms with stone countertops and lavish tilework. The spacious master wing to the east includes extensive walk-in closet space and spa-inspired bath, while two guest suites occupy the west for optimal privacy with overnight visitors. Lush courtyards, privacy walls of foliage, heated swimming pool/spa and the two-level screen-enclosed lanai add a level of seclusion to relax the day away. Winding Oaks is a private neighborhood tucked away behind the gates of Bay Isles, effortlessly combining maintenance-free living with a single-family home feeling that most find hard to leave. Having undergone extensive updates, owners appreciate the new roofs and paved driveways for each residence, swimming facility with newer infinity pool and lounge areas, walking trails, as well as deeded access to the exclusive Bay Isles Beach Club within biking distance, is being sold for $935,000.
Welcome to Village Retreat on north Longboat Key. Embracing a simpler, low-key way of life, get lost in time looking for driftwood on Beer Can Island, enjoy sunrises from your balcony, savor sunsets on the white sands of the beach, and cap off the day with dinner and drinks while overlooking the passing ships on the Intracoastal waterway. The island-style home boasts stunning Bay and Intracoastal waterway views and is perfectly poised near the new Shore restaurant, Mars Vista Dockside Restaurant, and blissful beaches. Built to FEMA standards, solidly-built construction is enriched with elegant finishes, open areas for entertaining, high ceilings, plantation shutters, and delightful indoor/outdoor living. Prepare the catch of the day in the gourmet kitchen, complete with stainless appliances, granite surfaces, and plenty of counter space. Water views from the dining room create a scenic backdrop for delicious food and good conversation. Unwind in the serene master suite, also complemented by water views. Enjoy fresh, salty breezes from the top balcony as boats cruise by or dolphins jump in the distance. The pool and spa welcome Florida living for the entire family. Positioned near the community kayak launch and day dock, every day is an outdoor adventure. Longboat Village is a beloved enclave of tropical beauty initially established in the 1800s and is located near Anna Maria Island, St. Armands, and Sarasota. Stop. Breathe. Relax. Repeat. This retreat is going for $775,000.
Rarely available Class A+ corner club suite, the largest in the complex. This unit has direct Gulf of Mexico views and has a large balcony overlooking both pool and beach. The Longboat Key Club is a four-diamond resort offering 45 holes of golf, 20 Har-Tru tennis courts, professional spa and salon, 5 restaurants, state of the art fitness center and deep water marina. This unit is being sold turnkey furnished and is currently in the on-site rental program which allows the owner to use up to 28 nights a year. Excellent investment with over $87,000 in 2018 gross income. So much being offered for $650,000.
Sarasota Area Real Estate Specialist