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Four Great Siesta Key Beach Condos

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Many visitors each year enjoy the gorgeous beaches and numerous water sports in the Sarasota area. Here are four fabulous Siesta Key condos which provide the best in water front living, views of the gulf, and upscale amenities. The Siesta Key area is known for its world class beaches. It is a seven mile stretch of island connected with Sarasota on either end by bridge access. Temperatures average in the mid-70's with 361 days of sunshine annually. Visitors enjoy...

Golden Gate Point in Sarasota, Florida

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Luxury living on the waterfront is a possibility and a reality in Golden Gate Point Condos in Sarasota, Florida, the peninsula located in Florida. This area was once owned by one of the founders of the Ringling brother's circus, john Ringling, back in the 1920s. In more recent years, the condos have been built and refurbished to stunning quality and opulence and it is one of the hottest places to live in the Sarasota. The sophisticated and sleek condo buildings ...

Central Park in Lakewood Ranch, Florida

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My associates at DWELL Real Estate have been busy lately. Many of them are showing and selling homes in the latest addition to Lakewood Ranch - Central Park. This lovely community is part of the 8,500-acre, highly exclusive and award-winning Lakewood Ranch community on the west coast of Florida. There are 6 eco-friendly and unique communities in Central Park Lakewood Ranch. Here are the following neighborhoods: Brickell Park Piedmont Park Forest Park Gramercy Park ...

Luxury on Longboat Key - Regent Place

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One of the nicest beach condos that you can find are the Regent Place condos on Longboat Key. This exclusive condo community is located on the south end of Longboat Key, Florida. There are only 36 units in two towers offering residents easy access to the beach, St. Armands Circle, downtown Sarasota and top notch golf and tennis facilities at the Longboat Key Club. The condominium units in Regent Place vary from three- to four-bedroom floor plans that stretch from 2,900 to 3,500 squ...

Need Beach? Sanctuary Condos on Longboat Key

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Need a little Florida beach time? Take a look at the Sanctuary condos on Longboat Key, Florida. This magnificent beach front condo is located on the coveted south end of Longboat Key. This 11 mile long barrier island is located off the coast of Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida and roughly 1.5 hours from Tampa Bay.  All of the 181 condo residences in the Sanctuary offer fantastic views of either the Longboat Key Club golf course, Sarasota bay or the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Lido Key Real Estate Market Update

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Need a little fun in the sun? Come explore the fabulous Lido Key barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. Here you will find all of the sand, beach, water, sun, dining and shopping that you can handle. This quaint island sits just over 2 miles from the downtown Sarasota which gives residents easy access to all of the areas best amenities. Do you enjoy a fun game of golf or tennis? Just head north to the private Longboat Key Club where you will find 45 holes of golf and plenty o...

Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Update - Market Bottom?

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Lakewood Ranch Homes For Sale 160 Home currently for sale Highest asking price - $2,400,000 Lowest asking price - $140,000 Average asking price - $554,484 Median asking price - $401,565 Average dollar per square foot - $181 Median dollar per square foot - $165 Lakewood Ranch Homes Sold in 2011 144 single family homes sold so far in 2011 Highest sales price - $1,625,000 - $273 per square foot Lowest sales price - $115,000 - $65 per square foot ...

Siesta Key Beach Ranks #1 in the Nation!

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Yippeee! Siesta Key beach was officially named the #1 beach in the country by Dr. Beach. Here are his rankings for the top 10 beaches: 1. Siesta Beach in Sarasota2. San Diego's Coronado Beach was runner-up.3. No. 3 was Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii. 4, Main Beach, East Hampton, N.Y.; 5, Cape Hatteras in North Carolina; 6, St. George Island State Park, Florida Panhandle;7, Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, S.C.; 8, Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Mass.; 9, Waimanalo Bay Beach P...

Where to Find a Beach Home in Sarasota, Florida

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Just about everyone wants to live on the beach. If real estate was free most people would pick out a home or condo on the beach. Price is the reason most people don't live right on the water and beach. Imagine waking up every day listening to the waves of the Gulf of Mexico, the seagulls chirping, and a gorgeous sunrise. It sounds pretty enticing doesn't it? Sarasota Beach Homes Sarasota, Florida is blessed with miles and miles of gorgeous beaches and waterways. You will find fabu...

L' Elegance Sarasota Condo Just Sold!

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My clients just purchased unit 909 in the L' Elegance condo building on Lido Key. This is a fabulous beach front condo with stunning water views. This unit had 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and over 2,200 square feet. It was listed for $1,199,000 and my clients bought it for $1,067,500 (public record). We were fortunate to get it when it first came on the market. One of the best features of this unit is that it runs from the front of the building to back. Meaning the balcony to...