John Allen

Market Update: 2011 Casey Key Florida Real Estate

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Luxury homes are making a comeback in the Sarasota area, and Casey Key home sales are on the move. The selection of waterfront Casey Key homes available for sale has diminished a little, but there is still a very nice selection for buyers. We continue to see buyers shop for homes that are well priced for the market.  Buyers are still looking for deals. Smart and motivated sellers are working with offers and transactions are taking place. Lush tropical landscaping and the el...

Lake Club at Lakewood Ranch Real Estate

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Lakewood Ranch’s estate community of the Lake Club is Tuscan inspired. The luxury homes within this gated community are all custom designed featuring scenic views of tropical landscaping and tranquil lakes. Residents enjoy a spacious Grand Clubhouse with fabulous amenities including a day spa and concierge services. The Grand Clubhouse is exclusive to residents of the Lake Club homes. All of the homes in the Lake Club are built to “green” standards for energy efficiency by some of the finest...

The Terrace and Terrace East Condos on Siesta Key Florida

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Play tennis, take a dip in the heated pool or stroll on one of the world’s top beaches – all at the Terrace, condos on Siesta Key. The Terrace is known for it fabulous location right at Siesta Key Village’s edge and right on one of the most photographs spots on Siesta Key. You’ll usually see a photographer setup to capture a bride and groom or a family’s vacation beach shot. Built in the early 1970s, the Terrace on Siesta Key is comprised of 71 units with an onsite manager. There is a fitnes...

Sea Gate Club Condos on Longboat Key Florida

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Built in 1973, Sea Gate Club is popular with Longboat Key condo buyers. Right on Longboat Key Beach, residents enjoy walking, swimming, beachcombing and shelling. Shopping, dining and restaurants are available on St. Armands Circle, and the cultural venues of downtown Sarasota are close too. Sea Gates Clubs offers tennis, a clubhouse and a beachfront heated swimming pool. There is on-site management at this Longboat Key condo as well. The Sarasota MLS currently reports 3 condos listed for s...

Casey Key, FL Beach Homes and Real Estate

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If you have been searching for years for the perfect beach house,  have you looked at homes for sale on exclusive Casey Key, Florida? This tropical island about 25 minutes south of downtown Sarasota offers some of the most beautiful beachfront properties available. There are still a few of the old Florida beach houses on Casey Key. These homes are usually priced for the lot value alone and aren’t inexpensive. Sports figures and entertainers often hear about Casey Key real estate when they ar...

Lido Key Homes for Sale in Sarasota Florida

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Homes for sale on Lido Key are sought after by many Europeans. Walking distance to St. Armands Circle and Lido Key Beach are big draws to buyers. Lido Key is west of downtown Sarasota and is connected to Sarasota’s mainland by a bridge to St. Armands. At the north end of Lido Key, a bridge connects to Longboat Key. At the south end of Lido Key, residents enjoy a nature preserve offering trails and kayak launches as well as picnic facilities. Mid-Key is the public beach and at the northern en...

En Provence Luxury Condominiums on Longboat Key FL

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Built in 2001 and exquisitely appointed, condos at En Provence on Longboat Key offer residents opulent luxury. This 5.8 acre beach site includes 3 buildings with only 21 residences. French Mediterranean style showcases these condos.  En Provence’s luxurious amenities include: Resort-style Pool and Spa Athletic Center Private Garages Club House Private Beach The Sarasota MLS currently reports 3 condos for sale at En Provence on Longboat Key. Prices range from $2,900,000 to $3,725,000. C...

One Hundred Central Condos in Downtown Sarasota

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One Hundred Central is a newer condominium on the corner of Main Street and Central Avenue. Current listings range in price from $390K for a one bedroom condo up to $1.097 million for a three bedroom townhouse. Expect a wow factor as you enter its grand lobby and on the fifth floor which houses all of the residents’ amenities. The entire building has eleven stories, beginning with ground level retail, and a parking garage followed by nine levels of residential living. All ninety-five residen...

The Islander Club Condominium on Longboat key Florida

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If you are looking for a very special retreat on the beautiful beaches of Longboat Key Florida, the Islander Club should be on your list of properties to consider. The complex is made up of two, 12 story buildings located directly on the beach. The Islander Club features truly outstanding amenities including Olympic sized heated pool, Har-tru tennis courts, library, fitness center, social room, covered parking, on-site staff/management and of course, 400 feet of private white-sand beach. In ...

Enjoy Maintenance-Free Living With Sarasota Condos

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Sarasota condos are starting to move again. Buyers are taking advantage of low prices, great selection of inventory as well as low interest rates. Sarasota Florida offers its residents relaxed lifestyles from its beaches, mainland to its golf course communities. To buyers of downtown Sarasota condos, urban living is the new rage. The convenience of living and working in the same neighborhoods draws buyers from larger cities who want a big city feel in a smaller city. Sarasota’s main shopping...