Whether you're searching in Sarasota, Longboat Key or Holmes Beach, there are some spectacular Florida canal homes for sale in and around Manatee County that are just waiting to be uncovered.
The gulf and Intracoastal are right at your fingertips with exclusive, private access to the shimmering blue waterways. Watch the sun come up from your tranquil dock, and spot the birds and wildlife taking flight over the lapping waves. Buyers can find an array of home styles, designs and special features to suit any family size.
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A stunning ode to the majesty of Renaissance Venice, Serenissima “The Most Serene” is one of the finest homes ever built in Florida. Incomparable in architecture, irreplaceable in artistic beauty and situated on the southern end of the coveted Longboat Key, this palatial masterwork embraces a luminous panorama of sea, sand and sky. Engaging all of the senses, a marble-clad hall soars to a glass sky dome, while before your eyes the azure Gulf of
The enchanting Villa del Sogno estate stands behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club in a separately gated enclave of eight privately gated beachfront estates. The residence centers attention on the Gulf of Mexico with its vivid sunsets and dynamic vistas. Proceeding through elegant double gates to the circular drive, visitors ascend the broad staircase to a two-story portico and grand mahogany and glass double doors that lead to a marble
Pre-construction-to be built. Picture yourself on a private, sprawling, 2-acre Gulf-front estate enjoying the best of all worlds. This proposed luxury residence will boast breathtaking, panoramic views of azure waters and blazing sunsets with 240 feet on the Gulf of Mexico, 10,000 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, plus a host of amenities one would expect for full enjoyment of a luxury tropical, island lifestyle. Located on the north end of Siesta
Escape to Aquadisia, a serene tropical sanctuary perfectly positioned on just over 3-acres with 542 feet of private Gulf of Mexico frontage. Located behind the gates of the coveted Sanderling Club on Siesta Key, this brilliantly designed estate consists of 2 gulf-front residences, Aquadisia and The Point, resulting in an extraordinary assemblage of treasured waterfront property with utmost privacy and uninterrupted water views. Meticulously
Inspired island living. Located on the north end of world famous Siesta Key, this impressive estate is brilliantly designed to deliver the perfect balance between architecture, design and home décor while taking full advantage of its incredible peninsular setting with over 700 waterfront feet. Designed for entertaining and a relaxed island lifestyle, this home features multiple entertaining spaces both inside and out that flow seamlessly
Villa Sena - Sarasota's premier direct beach front private estate with 150 feet of pristine sugar sand on the Gulf of Mexico. Completed in 2007 and meeting current hurricane codes. Over 10,000 square feet of elegant Neoclassical living space, featuring the finest materials and remarkable craftmanship. This Mediterranean masterpiece has 7,000 square feet of air-conditioned play area and storage, and gorgeous ocean views. Perfect for entertaining
Welcome to unparalleled tropical splendor in the prestigious Sanderling Club, the only gated single-family home community on gorgeous Siesta Key. Sprawling from the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the serenity of Heron Lagoon, this world-class, 3.64-acre property presents a rare opportunity in one of the region’s most sought-after destinations. A winding drive with towering palms leads to the grand façade of this expansive
Celebrate gracious Florida living in this 12,000-square-foot beachfront estate. Nestled on nearly 200 feet of pristine sandy beach on Longboat Key, this exquisite masterpiece offers stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico. No detail has been overlooked in this sheltering space of scrupulous craftsmanship and design integrity. Exposed-beam ceilings and walls of lustrous cedar create a vivid contrast to the gleaming, ash wood floors. Opening onto the
Just steps from the white sand beaches of Sarasota, The White House at Lighthouse Point is an exquisite waterfront home on 1.2 acres in a very exclusive neighborhood inside the gates of the Longboat Key Club. Highly secure with a 24/7 guarded community entrance, neighborhood gate and property gate, here is a prime location with untouched shoreline and mature trees providing privacy. 9,180 square feet include 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, gym, home
Truly one-of-a-kind. 2.4 Acres with 264FT of frontage on the beach. A protected deep-water boat dock. the only property on coveted North Siesta Key that has that option. West exposure for spectacular daily sunsets. Build a Beachfront Estate unlike any other. Located on one of the most desirable streets in Sarasota. Available separately; North: $4.5MM (mls A4157251 with existing home) South: $4.4MM (mls A4157243) Sale of listing includes Prop
Siesta Key subdivision. Rare opportunity to purchase a gated, exclusive enclave of five (5) beautifully furnished, expansive coastal contemporary style homes, plus an additional 8 platted lots to build custom homes to complete the private community. (Lots 1-13)
Underground utilities and paved road with central water retention lake already in place.
Subdivision plans and HOA docs upon request.
Pre-construction to be built. Picture yourself on a private, .87 acre Gulf-front estate enjoying the best of all worlds. This proposed luxury residence will boast breathtaking, panoramic views of azure waters and blazing sunsets with 100 feet on the Gulf of Mexico, 8,239 square feet, five bedrooms, five baths, two half-baths, plus a host of amenities one would expect for full enjoyment of a luxury tropical, island lifestyle. Located on the north
This extraordinary waterfront estate on world-famous Siesta Key epitomizes the very best of refined island living. Majestically poised along the shimmering waters of the Intracoastal Waterway sits this masterfully redesigned and meticulously renovated residence. Following an extensive reconstruction in 2000, this home has been enlarged and enhanced to create a perfect balance between Old World European charm and modern day luxury. From the
Extraordinary privacy. Exceptional amenities. Exquisite architecture. A property of a lifetime. With one of the very best views in town, this impressive property spans nearly 2.5 acres with 240 ft. along the gorgeous waters of Sarasota Bay. An incredibly private and quiet family haven with living spaces designed for fabulous entertaining or relaxed every day moments, this resort-like compound incorporates a stunning main home with terraces,
Pre-Construction to be built. Two options - 1. The Mindera model of John Cannon Homes with nearly 4500 square feet of living area (6658 sf under roof) has 4 bedrooms, den, bonus room, 3-car garage, outdoor kitchen all overlooking the Big Pass with some of the most outstanding views of the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Option 2 - has elevator! Buyers will customize their own home plans. See vacant lot listing under MLS: A4156343 This
“Winner of HGTV’s Home Sweepstakes - Making and Entrance.” Villa de Como is a splendid expression of Spanish architecture on the peaceful north end of Longboat Key. Panoramic Bay views enhance the supremely luxurious living space, with five bedrooms, five full baths, two powder rooms, an in-law suite and expansive terraces on all levels. The gorgeous entry with its sweeping spiral staircase sets a tone of grandeur, before the two-story living
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More About Our Canal Front Homes
Custom waterfront home sites, private peninsula canal homes, classic Venetian style estates, and Mediterranean mansions in gated communities, with secluded bay access, are all on hand for those seeking canal front homes for sale in Florida. Interiors of these residences are just as exceptional; from wrought iron detailing, chef kitchens, elevators and six car garages to custom cabinets, chandeliers, circular driveways and cathedral ceilings.
Canal Homes & Waterway Lifestyles
You can explore homes for sale along the canals near St Armands Circle and Lido Beach in Sarasota, or be steps away from the Longboat Key beach and marina. Find canal homes in Florida with your own private boat docks and lifts for convenient access for a day out on the water. From Holmes Beach, buyers can discover residences on the water with easy proximity to the dazzling bay, marina and golf course of Anna Maria Island, where the white sugar sand beaches are renowned by locals and visitors alike.
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Listing information last updated on April 23rd, 2018 at 9:48pm CDT.