Located on the sunny southwestern coast of Florida, this is a city steeped in reflections of the past amidst cosmopolitan amenities of modern day Sarasota County. Boasting luxurious beaches, lush parks, social and recreational activities and cultural exploration, it is also home of the acclaimed Ringling College of Art and Design. Islands are known for white sands, and blue-green waters, from Longboat Key to Siesta Key. With Sarasota real estate you can enjoy resort amenities all year round.
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The Inspiration Behind Sarasota Properties
Italian architecture is quite strong in the area, influenced by the Ringling Museum, a state art museum established in the 20s as a legacy for the first homesteaders of Florida. As a result, a large number of Sarasota properties are Italian and Venetian-inspired.
Enjoy spectacular idyllic mansions overlooking sparkling ocean sea water with views of the keys from every room, or choose between inviting ranchers in friendly walkable communities with spacious, private patios, fitness rooms, cathedral ceilings and more. Golf-course communities are also found here including the well-established Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club that boasts maintenance-free garden villas and Sarasota homes for sale overlooking tropical fairways.
Sarasota Real Estate & Cultivated Urban Hub
This is a piece of Florida that has a long history, with the first settlers arriving here in the 1800s. The family cemetery of the Whitakers still remains as a historical marker. The village of Sarasota was incorporated in 1902, and developed with the help of the Ringling family; of the Ringling Brothers Circus fame. After WWI, Sarasota saw an economic boom and it is grown in the bustling, fun and dynamic city of today.
There are many historical neighborhoods and heritage buildings with Sarasota real estate, including the theater on Pineapple Avenue and Second Street, once used for vaudeville and now restored for nights at the opera. From ballet, to film societies and live music, countless parks and green spaces that provide stunning palm-tree lined walkways, keys and lagoons, sports fields, playgrounds and picnic areas, there is something here to appeal to all ages and interests.
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Listing information last updated on April 1st, 2020 at 11:00pm EDT.