Saturday, March 26, 2011

Positano on Longboat Key - Luxury & Privacy on the Beach

Situated on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the luxury condos of Positano Longboat Key offer residents a number of amenities as well as a level of privacy that is not often found with Longboat Key condos. In addition, thanks to the prime location of the condos in the middle of the island, residents of Positano in Longboat Key are also located only a short drive away from all the restaurants, shopping venues and other attractions found at St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota.

With 29 units ranging in size from 3,156 to 3,319 square feet, residents of Positano in Longboat Key enjoy plenty of space and privacy. The private garages, the private elevators and the manned guard gate all add to the level of privacy and security that residents of Positano in Longboat Key enjoy. In addition, thanks to the 10 acres of beachfront land on which the development is located, residents of the condos enjoy magnificent views as well as private beach access.

As might be expected from a low-density luxury condo development, residents of Positano condos on Longboat Key also enjoy access to a variety of onsite amenities. Some of these include a private swimming pools, hot tubs, a clubhouse and exercise facilities.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Reinvent Your Life in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota Florida is a great place to reinvent your life.  The warm climate, beach, Gulf of Mexico and incredible sunsets are just part of Sarasota's lifestyle package.  There's quite an array of activates in this south west Florida coastal city to keep you busy from "sun up" to sunset!

Sarasota Florida is home to the Sarasota Ballet, the Sarasota Opera, the Florida West Coast Symphony, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and much more.   The cultural activities of Sarasota go on and on and are a big draw to wealthy retirees and well educated retirees who enjoy the arts.

In addition, Sarasota is a city that offers good healthcare and is near 3 major international airports:  Sarasota, Tampa and Fort Myers. The University of South Florida's Sarasota-Manatee campus is also a plus for those wishing to expand their education in Sarasota.

Sarasota real estate choices are plentiful currently with 6,000 homes for sale in Sarasota County including town houses, villas and condos.  Lifestyle choice range from beach to the bay on the barrier islands of Casey Key, Bird Key, Siesta Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key to golf course communities like the Oaks and Lakewood Ranch.  There are more than 80 golf courses in the Sarasota area too.  Many luxury beachfront condo communities on the barrier islands offer activities within their private gates that cater to the tennis player, boater, fisherman, swimmer or shell collector.  Beautiful club houses are available in some of these communities making it easy to meet and socialize with your new neighbors.  Buyers of real estate in Sarasota can choose an active lifestyle, get more education and enjoy Sarasota's cultural treasures too! 

If you are dreaming of coming to Paradise, Sarasota Florida real estate is on sale.  We've seen an uptick in home sales, and we encourage you to take a look while the selection of real estate, low prices and low interest rates are still available.  The John Allen Team specializes in luxury Sarasota real estate and our agents are here to help you with your search.  Please call us at 941-544-6467 for a prompt reply!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Seaplace Longboat Key - Condo with a View

Sit on your lanai and watch the tide roll in.  Our listing at Seaplace Longboat Key is priced at $639,000 and overlooks the swimming pool, the beach and the Gulf of Mexico.  The condo is spacious with 2 bedroom, 2 bath and the owners didn't spare expenses when they removed a kitchen wall to provide great open space living.  Featuring large size tile floors, crown molding and neutral colors, this condominium is move in ready.
Owners and guests at Seaplace Longboat Key enjoy walking on the beach, waterfront activities and full amenities offered at this waterfront resort.  Amenities at Seaplace Longboat Key include:  2 swimming pools, 2 spas, clubhouse, fitness center and tennis courts.  Seaplace is a gate guarded community.

Island activities on Longboat Key are available to owners and their guests.  Publix, drug stores, professional offices and restaurants are nearby.  Do your island shopping on Longboat Key and at the famous outdoor shopping area of St Armands Circle, a short drive from Seaplace.  For cultural activities residents head to downtown Sarasota which offers galleries, symphony, opera, ballet and theater.

For all your Sarasota FL real estate needs, contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467.  Our experienced agents regularly show downtown Sarasota as well as the barrier island of Casey Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key.