Saturday, December 26, 2009

Casey Key Real Estate - December 2009 Update

Casey Key Gated Waterfront EstateCasey Key real estate, along with the high end market, has lagged behind the lower priced home market in Sarasota.  Lower priced homes have been purchase quickly on the Western coast of Florida.  Recently, we have several requests for high-end information and especially information about Casey Key.  Located south of Sarasota and north of Venice, this tropical island is charming. Casey Key is one of Sarasota's barrier islands which also include Siesta Key, Bird Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key.

Stephen King owns a home on Casey Key and many other celebrities have purchased on the Key from time to time.  Visitors, vacationers and buyers of luxury properties come to Casey Key each year to wander its pristine beaches, collect seashells and sharks teeth and "get away from it all." Many of these buyers have mad a trip to Casey Key an annual event just waiting for an opportunity to purchase a property in Paradise.

Private Cabana on Casey Key Beach
The Sarasota MLS currently reports an excellent selection of homes for sale on Casey Key including Gulf to Bay estates offering potential buyers boat docks, cabanas, tennis courts and swimming pools. Property selection is excellent for the luxury real estate buyer.

Casey Key Real Estate Activity

Active Listings: 46

Single Family Homes for Sale: Priced from $900,000 to $14,999,000

Pending Listings: 3

Sales Last Six Months Closed Transactions: 7

Selling Prices Closed in Last Six Months: From $958,000-9,900,000

Casey Key real estate still favors the buyer. It's a good tim to may an offer as many of these homes for sale on Casey Key have been on the market for several years. Paradise is a phone call away!

For all of your Sarasota real estate needs, visit our main website for all Sarasota, Florida properties.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Longboat Key Real Estate at Sanctuary

Longboat Key real estate at Sanctuary includes condominiums built from 1989-1991 which are behind the famed gates of the Longboat Key Club. Residents at Sanctuary can walk right out to the beach and enjoy walking, shelling, fishing as well as just relaxing by the sea. Waterfront views from the condos at Sanctuary on Longboat Key, like those at Beaches, Privateer and Pierre are panoramic. There is a 24-hour guarded gate to Sanctuary’s entrance. The five buildings are well maintained and have outstanding amenities including a sundeck with a gazebo.


Currently the Sarasota MLS reports 11 condominiums for sale at Sanctuary. A 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath unit is listed and is the lowest priced condo at $849,000. The unit has 1823 sq.ft. Amenities at Sanctuary also include: heated pool, tennis courts, walking paths, and a fitness room. Looking for more space, the MLS also reports a 3 bedroom, 3 ½ bath unit, Gulf-front with over 3000 sq.ft that is listed at $2,995,000.

Sanctuary Real Estate Update

Lowest Priced Condo: $849,000
Highest Priced Condo: $2,995,000
Pending Sales: 2
Condos Sold Last 6 Months: One unit at $1,300,000

St. Armands Circle is a quick drive from your Longboat Key condo for shopping, dining and downtown Sarasota’s cultural activities are close too.  Dry Dock on Longboat Key, the Chart House and Moore's are popular for dining too.

For more information Longboat Key real estate or to search the Sarasota MLS for a condo at Sanctuary, visit our main site. If you need help with your search or would like to book a showing, give us a call.