Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Water Club Condos on Longboat Key Report

Water Club is known for its beautiful Club House and its outstanding amenities. Positioned on white sandy Longboat Key Beach, the complex features two buildings with a 17,000 square foot clubhouse which includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, his/hers locker rooms, library, billiards, a dining ballroom as well as a catering kitchen. Residents enjoy large lounging spaces to entertain their guests.  There's a resort-style beachside swimming pool and spa, private beachwalk to Longboat Key Beach, tennis courts on the well maintained grounds. These condominiums provide 24 hr and a guarded gate entrance.

The MLS currently reports 5 condos for sale at Water Club. Prices range from $1,699,000 for a waterfront condo offering more than 3,000 square feet to a Gulf front residence offering more than 5,000 square feet and 5 bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths priced at $4,399,000. There are two pending sales, and in the last six month 7 condos have sold in this complex. Recent prices range from $850,000 to 2,300,000.

Experience the lifestyle of these Longboat Key condos in our Water Club Longboat Key video on YouTube.

If you are searching for condos on Longboat Key, contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 to speak with an agent experienced with Water Club.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

La Siesta Condos Across from No. 1 Beach

Located directly across from the 2011 No. 1 Beach in the USA, La Siesta condominiums were built in 1972. Enjoy everything Siesta Key Beach provides every day. Picnic tables and a beach pavilion are adjacent to the parking lot for easy access. There are rest room facilities at the pavilion and plenty of refreshment choices or you can bring your own. If you need a little more activity, there are also volleyball and tennis courts.
La Siesta allows weekly rentals, and there is on-site management to handle your rentals. If you are looking for an investment property on Siesta Key, this could be it. According to the MLS, there are currently two condos for sale at La Siesta. One condo is under contract and in the last year one condo has sold. List prices currently start at $350,000.
Amenities at La Siesta include a heated swimming pool, club house and recreational facilities.
Siesta Key Village is within minutes of the beach. Enjoy island festivals, specialty shops and restaurants. Breakfast cafes are popular on Siesta Key, and the Sunday farmers market is a hit too.

If you are craving some exotic food or want to view a masterpiece, downtown Sarasota’s food markets and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are an easy drive from Siesta Key.

Contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 for all your Siesta Key real estate questions. We have agents who specialize in investment and waterfront condos available to give you answers not provided in the MLS data sheets.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Condos for Sale at Crescent Arms on Siesta Key

Sitting right on the No. 1 Beach in the USA, you'll find 4 condos for sale at Crescent Arms currently in the Sarasota MLS. There are 2 pending sales, and in the last six months one villa has sold for $430,000.

These  Siesta Key condos are comprised of two tower buildings on the Gulf of Mexico as well as a selection of villas. There is professional onsite management to handle all your rental needs, and a very flexible rental policy.

Crescent Arms condos for sale, in either of the two towers, offer incredible views of the beach and the Gulf as these two towers are closer to the water than the neighboring buildings. There's a swimming pool and the community is gated. Easy mainland access via the Stickney Point Bridge.

Our YouTube video of Crescent Arms below will give you a good idea of the relaxed "beachy" lifestyle in these Gulf condos.

Siesta Key Village is a short drive from Crescent Arms where you can shop in specialty shops, dine in cafes, delis or restaurants. The Village offers a pharmacy, grocery store, hardware store, bank and more.

Downtown Sarasota provides shopping, dining and an active commercial district.  Its arts center offers the opera, ballet, theater, symphony. Galleries and design centers on Palm Avenue are popular with the art scene of Sarasota.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Water Club Offers Outstanding Amenities on Longboat Key

Water Club offers the most outstanding luxury amenities on Longboat Key. The 17,000 square foot clubhouse includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, his/hers locker rooms, library, billiards, a dining ballroom as well as a catering kitchen and large spaces to lounge or enjoy entertaining your guests.  The two buildings at Water Club were built with the ultimate of  luxury. On the tropical, beautifully maintained grounds, there's a resort-style beachside swimming pool and spa, private beachwalk to Longboat Key Beach, tennis courts. The complex offers 24 hr and has a guarded gate entrance.
The MLS currently reports 8 condos for sale at Water Club.  Prices range from $1,785,000 for a waterfront condo offering more than 3,000 square feet to a beachfront condominium residence offering more than 5,000 square feet and 5 bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths priced at $4,399,000. There are 5 pending sales currently, and in the last six month 4 condos have sold in this complex. Recent prices range from $1,150,000 to 2,300,000. Experience the lifestyle of these Longboat Key condos in our Water Club Longboat Key video below.

If you are searching for Longboat Key condos with incredible luxurious surroundings, Water Club could be your perfect spot in Paradise. Contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 for an agent experienced in properties on the Key.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Luxury Lifestyles on St Armands and Lido Key

St Armands Circle and Lido Key Lifestyles

Walk to one of the world's famous outdoor stopping centers every day. Residents on St Armands and Lido Key step out of their luxurious condos, villas or homes and within minutes shopping, excellent cuisine, spas, and galleries are tickling their fancies on St Armands Circle. Not that they would ever want to leave their Lido Key or St Armands home -- panoramic views, spectacular landscaping are all part of St. Armands Circle and Lido Key lifestyles. St Armands real estate features many homes on waterfront canals off the intracoastal, and some of these homes are on open bay.

Architectural styles range from old Florida ranch to newer mansions. Neighborhoods lawns here are beautifully manicured and show pride in ownership. You'll find gated estates on St Armands offering privacy and seclusion too.

Both St. Armands Key FL and Lido Key are within 2 hours of Tampa International Airport and minutes from Sarasota International Airport for easy travel to and from other parts of the country.
Take a look at our St Armands video on YouTube to experience the lush luxury of this area.

If you are searching for Lido Key and St Armands Key real estate, the Sarasota MLS currently lists 39 single family homes for sale with prices ranging from $435,000 for a three bedroom, two bath house that is just a short walk to St. Armands Circle and Lido Key Beach to over $9,700,000 million for a gated compound featuring over 10,000 sq.ft home with a full Gulf views.

If the single family home is too much upkeep, Lido Key offers a selection of condos from small and quaint to beautiful highrises offering amenities expected by luxury buyers.  The Sarasota MLS currently reports 83 townhouses, villas and condos for sale on Lido Key. Prices currently range from $134,900 for a one bedroom, one bath at Pelican Gardens to $6,495,000 for a 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath condo at Orchid Beach Club. The lowest priced 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo  in this area is currently at the Presidential and priced at $289,900.

Downtown Sarasota is just a few minutes from the St Armands Circle. Check out the hot spots Shopping on St. Armands Circle, Sarasota Florida
in downtown Sarasota: galleries on Palm, restaurants, and shopping on Main Street. The Bayfront Park is a great place to enjoy a sunset at Marina Jack's for some variety in your resort lifestyle.

Contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 for more information on St. Armands and Lido Key real estate. For additional photos, virtual tours and area information on Sarasota's barrier islands, visit our website and blogs or search for Lido Key condos too.


Thursday, March 1, 2012

Casey Key Real Estate Sales Activity

Casey Key Florida, a Sarasota barrier island, is definitely "old Florida" luxury. No high-rises here and no traffic lights just gorgeous beach and bay Casey Key real estate. This 8 mile island is popular with celebrities.  Stephen King has owned a home on Casey Key for many years.  Visitors and vacationers come back annually to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this exclusive beach area located about 15 miles south of Sarasota.
 Private Cabana on Casey Key Beach
The Sarasota MLS currently reports 34 homes for sale on Casey Key including Gulf to Bay estates which often offer potential buyers boat docks, cabanas, tennis courts and swimming pools. There are 4 pending sales on Casey Key and 8 properties have sold in the last six months.

Casey Key Real Estate Activity

Active Listings: 34
Lowest Priced Home for Sale: $685,000
Highest Priced Home for Sale: $19,000,000
Pending Sales: 4
Homes Sold Last 6 Months: 8
Lowest Priced Home Sold: $600,000
Highest Priced Home Sold: $3,650,000
Casey Key real estate may be perfect for you.  Contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 to speak with an agent who specializes in Casey Key, Florida homes for sale.
For all of your Sarasota FL real estate needs, visit our main website for all Sarasota, Florida properties.


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Country Club Shores Home Sold on Longboat Key

Homes in Country Club Shores on Longboat Key are located on the Sarasota Bay side of the Key, north of Tangerine Bay. Conveniently positioned on the south end of Longboat Key, this waterfront community is an easy drive to St Armands Circle and the Sarasota mainland.   Nineteen streets with nautical and golf related names comprise the neighborhood.

Sandy Whitehead just closed a sale on a great home in Country Club Shores Longboat Key. The three bedroom residence was completely remodeled inside and out, and the open floor plan features a new kitchen including new major appliances, granite countertops, tile floors, hurricane code windows, and more! There’s also a new boat dock with a 7 ton lift.
Country Club Shores is a single family home community known for its convenient southern location on the Longboat Key and its canal access to Sarasota Bay. Most of the homes here are on canals with direct bay access. You can bring you sailboat to some of these deep water docks.

Country Club Shores Sales Activity
  • Active Home Listings: 30
  • Lowest Priced Home: $389,000
  • Highest Priced Home: $5,489,000
  • Pending Sales: 3
  • Homes Sold Last 6 Mos: 7
  • Recent Sales Price Range: $447,000-$2,300,000
  • Median Price Home Sold: $841,000
  • Average Price Home Sold: $1,047,443
If you are searching for a waterfront community on Longboat Key, contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467 for an agent experienced in Longboat Key real estate. We’re here to help – no pressure.