Are you relocating to Florida? Why not consider Sarasota? Lido Key is one of the best areas to live in Sarasota. You could park your boat in the back yard. Lido Key is a barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. To its north is Longboat Key, to its east is Bird Key, and St. Armand’s Key and to its south is Siesta Key. This key is part of the city of Sarasota and a major tourist designation with excellent shopping and its beautiful beaches.
The island features numerous sandy beaches facing the Gulf of Mexico, as well as a park called “South Lido Park”, which has a beach and a woodland trail with excellent fishing with a a wide variety fish from Tarpon to Snook. The island is well developed with a wide variety of luxury hotels and beach houses Lido Key is connected to the mainland Sarasota by John Ringling Causeway.
St. Armands Key features a large roundabout with a small park in the center. This roundabout is known as “St. Armands Circle”. The area is largely commercial, boasting more than 130 stores and restaurants, and is particularly famous for its home-made chocolate, fudge and ice-cream shops. The circle contains many restaurants, tobacco shops, clothing stores and other retail outlets. This is one of Sarasota’s famous retail destinations.
I have provided some information on active listings, pending sales and sold properties over the past six months on Lido Key to show the market activity for the entire key. Based on MLS Data, here is a summary chart of the sales information for single family homes on the key:
I have also provided a map for for the properties. Please note that green represents active listings, yellow represents pending sales, and red are sold properties in the last six months.
There is a big difference in prices paid for waterfront properties versus non-waterfront properties. I have provided some information on active listings, pending sales and sold properties over the past six months on the key of water front properties. Based on MLS Data, here is a summary chart of the sales information for waterfront single family homes on the key:
If you are interested in buying real estate (new home or small investment property), please contact me (Alan Lane with Keller Williams Realty at 2119 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, Florida 33511) and I can help you find a new home in the Tampa Bay Area. As a life long resident of Central Florida, I can help you find the right property for you whether it is in Lakeland or as far south as Sarasota. The Keller Williams has offices thorough out Tampa Bay. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, or call me at 813.205.9280. If you are just starting your search, you can search the MLS for real estate opportunities on my website at this link.