Sarasota Real Estate Blog by Annette Smith

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Discover Sarasota, FL real estate, virtual tours, photo galleries, community info, restaurants, shopping and more. Updates on Siesta Key waterfront homes, Longboat Key luxury condos and Casey Key Florida estates.
Towles Court - Sarasota Artist Colony Neighborhood One of my favorite neighborhoods in Sarasota is Towles Court.  Sprinkled through this downtown area are colorful charming homes, restaurants, shops and professional business.  My dentist's office  is a quaint cottage surrounded by lush tropical f...
Located on the Tamiami Trail right next to the Alinari condominiums, the Renaissance high-rise was built in 2001.  The Alinari followed in 2005.  Downtown area resort living has become popular in the last few years, and the amenities of the Renaissance are fabulous.  If you're looking for an urba...
  Resort living at its best awaits you at the Alinari condos at Rosemary Place in Sarasota.  In the heart of Sarasota's cultural district and 10 minutes from Sarasota's Airport, these condos are centrally located providing residents easy access to Sarasota's waterfront amenities as well.  The bea...
With a prestigious Longboat Key Club address, Bay Isles residents live behind a secure guard gated entry in this Sarasota Neighborhood.  If you don't have the proper access at those gates, you will be turned back.  Follow a winding road passing lush fairways and greens of the Harborside golf cou...
You can step right out on Crescent Beach from Crystal Sands on Siesta Key.  Walk for miles and enjoy the sand in your toes.  Live on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and relax with the seagulls and dolphin.  Crystal Sands was built in 1970 and offers its residents amenities including Club house,...
Built in 2006, Crescent is one of the newest condos on Siesta Key Beach.  An amazing building with wonderful amenities, residents enjoy easy access on and off the island from the Stickney Point Bridge at southern end of the island. Crescent is a great luxury complex for investors as the on-site ...
Several years ago at the top of the market, I listed a condo at Privateer and sold it within a week.  Privateer is behind the gates of the highly acclaimed Longboat Key Club.  Although it is a buyer's market, condos on Longboat Key are still priced at premiums above other Sarasota condos.  The on...
Sarasota Shopping on St. Armands Circle Shop Til You Drop    Do you love to shop?  Are you searching for unusual items for your home or maybe the perfect Christmas gift?  There's world-class shopping in Sarasota and St. Armands Circle is a hot spot.  Discover fine restaurants, local cafes and won...
If you are looking for a Longboat Key condo on the Gulf of Mexico where you can walk the sand beach every day, check out Promenade.  Step right out from this complex and enjoy walking on the beach and fabulous sunsets.  The complex was built in 1985 and some units need some refurbishing, but the...
You'll find three golf courses at the Meadows in Sarasota FL.  This Sarasota neighborhood has been rated by Tennis Magazine has having one of the Top 10 tennis facilities.  The Meadows has 16 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts in addition to its three golf courses, as well as three dining facilities, ...

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