Longboat Key, Find your Paradise!

Discover the Longboat Key lifestyle

When you think of purchasing your home, of course one of the most important things to keep in mind is your lifestyle. You need a place that is going to accommodate how you live on a daily basis. We all have taken the time to day dream about what it would be like to live on an island and be completely surrounded by water. Longboat key certainly isn’t the deserted island we have all thought about with its 6,953 residents.

It does however boast the luxurious island life to the finest detail, from the nearby attractions to the luxurious homes, and of course not forgetting the amenities of island life. Most people think of moving to a well-known area in the heart of the city, but I am going to explain how you can be close to the amazing city of Sarasota, while living on island time.

What is there to do in and around Longboat Key?

Within a one hour drive, this area boasts a number of fine attractions, such as:

• Museums
• State parks
• Downtown Sarasota shopping and restaurants
• Botanical gardens
• Raceway and drag strip
• Gun ranges
• Golf courses
• Tennis courts
• Aquarium
• Zoological park
• Theaters
• Social events
• Sarasota kennel club

Did we mention watersports?

The island of Longboat Key is located between the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, which fills the criteria for almost all watersports, such as water skiing, knee boarding, yachting, fishing, scuba diving, and parasailing just to name a few. There is certainly something for everyone near this exquisite island!

Have you seen the homes in Longboat Key?

Longboat Key boasts some of the most luxurious homes and condos in the area, including some that don’t have all of the bells and whistles. The island holds something for everyone, with price ranges starting as low as $49,500 and extending over $10 million for a home with all the luxuries you could ever dream of. If you thought the area only catered to those who have high budgets, I am glad to inform you that real estate in Longboat Key isn’t out of reach.

Rub elbows with the rich and famous

The following celebrities call Longboat Key home: Maria Sharapova (Professional Tennis Player), Jerry Springer (famous talk show host), Joe Perry (Lead guitarist from Aerosmith), and Charley Maxwell (former MLB player). Of course these celebrities have spent a pretty penny on their homes, but as stated before, there is truly a price range for every budget.

Living the dream in Longboat Key

Imagine sitting on your patio with your morning coffee and enjoying the morning sunrise. Take an afternoon stroll with a pet or loved one and watch the sunset as it bids the day farewell. This could be part of your everyday routine. The Key has sidewalks stretched from one end to the other, along with a bike lane and plenty of beach access.

There are locations where you can use a public boat ramp, or local businesses that rent boats for your nautical needs. For other recreation: explore some local shops, have a bite to eat, try parasailing or water skiing for the first time, snorkel the gorgeous gulf waters, or get a group together and experience deep sea fishing - the list goes on. You also have Saint Armand’s Circle for more shopping. But, by far the best amenity of all in Longboat Key - the beach is walking distance from anywhere on the island.

Florida is home to many islands that are occupied by people, while some are strictly reserved for the local wildlife. Many folks who are looking to relocate are familiar with Sarasota, but not the surrounding areas that could make a fantastic location for their next home. While this island is close to the mainland of Florida, it's far enough away that you still have a sense of being removed from civilization and the craziness of city life.

With plenty of activities, attractions, employment opportunities, and homes in every price range, it’s easy to see why so many people call Longboat Key home.

We'd love to show you around and help you find the perfect house in Longboat Key or the surrounding Sarasota area. Please don't hesitate to contact us at (941) 284-4474 or toll free: (941) 404-4737. One of our qualified agents will gladly get back to you.

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