Downtown Sarasota and the Keys Real Estate

    Downtown Sarasota is metropolitan city living but in a relaxed and casually elegant style, distinctly Sarasota’s.  Renown for its year round attractions involving the Arts, Sarasota offers world class access to ballet, opera, music, film and the performing arts.  Within walking distance of the farmer’s market, restaurants, theaters, organic markets, night life and more, downtown Sarasota living attracts people from all over the world creating a truly exciting and diverse lifestyle for its residents.
    Bird Key is an island in Sarasota Bay, south of the Ringling Causeway, between mainland Sarasota and St. Armand’s Key.  Bird Key, approximately 250 acres (1.0 km2), is one of the most prestigious residential areas in Sarasota and is truly a boater’s paradise with almost every home afforded direct bay front or deep-water canal access.  Located just minutes from the beautiful shoreline of Lido Key and from the cosmopolitan shopping and dining at St. Armand’s Circle and downtown Sarasota, the quiet and gated enclave of Bird Key provides respite and tranquility to its single family homeowners (no condos!).St. Armand’s Key has a rare combination of small town charm with European sophistication. Boutiques with distinctive styles, art galleries and sidewalk eateries can be found all around the Circle.  Waterfront mansions to Ultra-Modern residences encompass the range of housing styles on this key.  St. Armand’s  Key maintains world-class status featuring elegant shops, and award winning restaurants.Lido Key is just nearby and is a barrier island featuring three sandy beaches, world class shopping, a seasonal nightclub scene and fine dining.  Homes range from Gulf Front condos to beach bungalows and everything in between.  Both Lido and St. Armand’s Keys are linked with bridges to the mainland of Sarasota as well as Longboat Key.Golden Gate Key is located on the east side of the Ringling Causeway with fantastic access and within walking distance to downtown Sarasota and St. Armand’s Key.  With recent condo projects setting the new standards in luxury living, this 22 acre peninsula of land is now one of the premier locations for luxury living in Sarasota where most residences enjoy stunning views of the Sarasota Bay, Marina Jack’s, and Downtown Sarasota.  Some of the best what Sarasota offers in the Arts, fine dining, shopping and entertainment are all within quick walking or driving distance to Golden Gate Key.