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
Magnificently poised on 2.57 pristine acres on the Gulf of Mexico you'll find Ohana, a breathtaking tropical hideaway inspired by the spirit of coastal South Africa and southern Indonesia. Envisioned by the owner & brought to life by acclaimed Architect Guy Peterson & Master Builder Michael Walker, Ohana is truly a rare private retreat composed of an enclave of organic structures extending to meet the Gulf with a hardened seawall,
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
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
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
This fabulous gated estate on one of the most sought-after streets in Sarasota, Westway Drive, is an elegant and open 5-bedroom residence offering wide vistas of aquamarine New Pass from every room. Beautifully crafted Mediterranean-style architecture is united with exceptional quality throughout. Romantic circular drive entry, two 2-car garages, pavered walkways, lush landscaping enhance the property. Grand walls of glass in the elegant formal
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
The spectacular location of this designer Bird Key home will astound you. The Bird Key lifestyle is a sought-after experience, and life at this estate is the perfect complement. Situated on two direct bayfront lots, offering an amazing 450+ feet of direct bay frontage. The expanse of the professionally landscaped grounds enhances a lavish and private atmosphere, hard to find anywhere else in Sarasota. Designed by famed architect Cliff Scholz and
One-of-a-kind Beachfront parcel on Siesta Key. 2.4 acres with 264ft directly on the beach. Western exposure for stunning sunsets. Siesta Key's North Bridge provides extremely quick access to downtown Sarasota and St. Armand's Circle letting you avoid seasonal traffic. 5,079sq ft residence with a guest house on the North parcel can be renovated and enjoyed for years to come. A unique and exclusive feature is a deep-water dock on Coconut Bayou.
“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
PRICE REDUCED!!! Brand new construction! "Acqua Vita - Water of Life", where design and function flow in concert with the beauty of Longboat Key and Sarasota Bay. This magnificent estate is the masterful collaboration of the award-winning firms of Perrone Construction and Clifford M. Scholz Architects. This unique residence with enormous Bay views toward downtown and the Ringling Bridge offers 11,151 square feet of luxury living area
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
DIRECT GULF FRONT CUSTOM BUILT 2008 HOME WITH ALL THE LUXURIES THAT YOU WOULD EXPECT IN A
NEWER HOME. ENJOY THE BREATH TAKING VIEWS FROM MOST ALL THE ROOMS PLUS 21' CEILINGS IN THE LIVING ROOM, FAMILY ROOM AND LIBRARY. THE CHEFS KITCHEN HAS TOP OF THE LINE APPLIANCES INCLUDING A SUBZERO REFRIGERATOR, WOLF GRILL, DOUBLE OVENS, DOUBLE BOSCH DISHWASHERS, ICE MACHINE AND 3.5" X 17' GRANITE ISLAND WITH BUILT-IN SECRETARY. THE HOME HAS ONE
This Gulf Front Masterpiece was voted one of Sarasota’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Homes! With brilliant detailing & unparalleled quality, this home in the coveted neighborhood of Lido Shores, offers spectacular sunsets, over 200' of enchanting water front & truly captures Gulf views from most every room bringing the outdoors-indoors! Designed by Cliff Scholz & built by Collingswood, this home is beyond extraordinary! Flaunt luxury from
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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 November 21st, 2017 at 5:33am CST.