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
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
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. Discover the extraordinary opportunity to own an iconic, Gulf-Front estate on 2.4 acres with 264FT on a private beach. Western exposure creates spectacular sunset views, for an unforgettable backdrop to your island lifestyle experience. The conceptual modern masterpiece design by Derek Pirozzi Design Workshop LLC boasts spectacular views from every room, 9,000 sq.ft. of living space. 7 bed- 8.5 bath, an office,
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
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
If you want the best life has to offer, you have come to the right place. This architecturally distinctive masterpiece combines old world charm and substance with new world luxury and style. This gated and breathtaking 18,000 square foot under air, Italianate estate creates a commanding presence on three-and-a-half lushly landscaped acres at The Concession, a prominent country club community with championship golf and a zest for the good things
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
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
Pre-Construction. To be built. Located on the southernmost point of Lido Key, on one of the most private streets on the Island. This Sarasota School of Architecture inspired modern-tropical yachtsman estate was designed by Derek Perozzi Design Workshop LLC. This incredible residence will feature a one of a kind indoor-outdoor living experience with panoramic open water views that capture both sunrises and sunsets. This rare property represents
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
Offering one of the area’s most coveted lifestyles, this stunning beachfront estate property rests on over 4 acres between the Gulf of Mexico and Heron Lagoon in the serene Sanderling Club on Siesta Key. Here over 300 feet of direct beachfront, one of the most significant on the entire Gulf Coast, comes to life with spectacular outdoor spaces, extraordinary water and beach views, dramatic living quarters and resort like amenities all within a
Nearly two full acres on the Gulf of Mexico. This rare, beachfront compound offers 190 feet directly on the Gulf of Mexico's azure waters and powdery white sands. An island property of this size is perfect for the buyer searching for a spectacular, private building site for a Gulf-front estate with unobstructed panoramic vistas. Currently used as a private corporate resort, the tropically landscaped, meticulously maintained grounds include an
Welcome to Aquadisia, a serene tropical sanctuary perfectly positioned on 1.23 acres with 208 feet of private Gulf of Mexico frontage. Located behind the gates of the coveted Sanderling Club on Siesta Key, this brilliantly designed island residence offers the utmost privacy with uninterrupted water views. Meticulously renovated, paying tribute to the original Guy Peterson structure and the majestic grounds, Aquadisia is a stunning modern muse.
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
Recognized as one the most beautiful homes in Sarasota, this award-winning residence is a classic combination of graceful design and superb quality. Offering exquisite privacy, the gated and walled estate is surrounded by lush, mature landscaping and amasses 130 feet of waterfront splendor on New Pass. The expansive width of the property affords breath-taking views from almost every room and gorgeous vistas from the outdoor terraces and dramatic
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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 March 23rd, 2019 at 9:15pm CDT.