Sarasota, FL Real Estate News

By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Home Sales in Prestancia on Palmer Ranch in Sarasota, Fl  Just Sold, This Beautiful Villa located at 7270 Alicante Blvd. in the Valencia neighborhood of PrestanciaThis home that was for sale in Prestancia on Palmer Ranch closed  May 20, 2010 for $320,000.  A beautiful court yard style villa that was originally on the market for $385,000.  As you can see from the pictures this is a unique style of home over here in Sarasota.  You usually tend to find this style over on the east coast of Florida in the West Palm Beach and Boca Raton areas.  This home was a pleasure to sell because it was so very well maintained and the owners had taken great pride in decorating the home with wood flooring and a fabulous kitchen.  The guest bedroom suite is across the pool area from the main part of the ho...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
                              Palmer Ranch Neighborhoods in Sarasota, FloridaPalmer Ranch is one of the more popular and largest of the master planned communities in Sarasota.  What is today known as Palmer Ranch was once a 10,000 acre plot of farming land for cattle and citrus farms that was purchased by Bertha Honore Palmer, a wealthy socialite business woman in 1910.  Today this area is home to thousands of residents who now call Sarasota home.  Palmer Ranch is located starting on the south side of Clark Road and runs south being bordered by route 41, Tamiami Trail and Honore Ave.Palmer Ranch is home to 25 different communities and neighborhoods, from single family homes to maintenance fee villlas and condos.  This area of Sarasota has become very desirable because of its close locat...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
The Country Club of Sarasota  in Palmer Ranch in Sarasota, Florida is a gated community of almost 300 homes.  The entrance to this neighborhood is onto Torrey Pines Blvd. from Beneva Road near the Sarasota Square shopping mall in Palmer Ranch. The Homes in the Country Club of Sarasotaare very well maintained 3 and 4 bedroom homes with pools and have backyard views of the TPC Prestancia golf course.  Living in this neighborhood gives you golf cart access to the Tennis Club and to the 2 championship TPC Prestancia golf courses.   This community of Country Club of Sarasota also plays host to one ot the premier tennis clubs in Sarasota the Serendipity Tennis Club which you see when you pass through the 24 hour guarded gate house.                One of my favorite activities is playing tenni...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
There are many Homes for Sale in the Southside School District of Sarasota.  Homes that are for sale in the Southside elementary district would include the neighborhoods of Cherokee Park, Oyster Bay, the Landings, Harbor Acres, "West of the Trail", Siesta Key, Bird Key, and Downtown Sarasota out to Lido Key and Longboat Key. Searching for homes for sale in the Southside School District of Sarasota can be easily done with this specialty designed search page.  Click onto this link SaraSellsSarasota Property Search by School and you will be taken to a page with a list of the types of schools. Click onto elementary and then scroll down the list to Southside Elementary.  After you click onto Southside Elementary then you can, (if you want to), refine your search by choosing your search crite...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
  Prestancia on Palmer Ranch, Sarasota, FL has a number of beautiful homes and villas for sale and is also one of the premier gated golf communities in Sarasota. Located in the heart of the Palmer Ranch area of Sarasota is this exclusive gated community of Prestancia. This community is host to the world golfing at the TPC Prestancia Country Club.  This is a 24 hour guard attended gated community that features 12 different neighborhoods with over 495 full and part time residences.  Prestancia homes vary from large prestigious single family homes ranging in prices from over a million dollars to spacious villas and condos that start in pricing from $250,000. Prestancia is a great area for your primary or your second home.If you are looking for a golf course view or a view of a natural pres...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
This Grove Pointe Home on Wilde Pointe Drive is for Sale.  A 4 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathrooms, with an office and a pool is now on the market for $308,500.  Just over 2,500 square feet of living space you will enjoy all the fantastic upgrades made on this Grove Pointe Home.    Grove Pointe Homes especially on Wilde Pointe Drive are rare to come onto the market in this very desirable family oriented neighborhood.  This Grove Pointe Home features top of the line kitchen appliances, granite counter tops, cherry wood cabinets and cherry hardwood flooring plus a newer AC unit.  If you like to work from your home then you will enjoy the home office with the large window view in the front of the house.  Do you like to entertain? Then this home will work for you.  Enjoy the pool and lanai area along...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
This Turtle Rock home at 8303 Deerbrook Circle in Palmer Ranch is for sale for $410,000 by Sara Leicht of Michael Saunders and Company.  Within the gated community of Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch this beautifully remodeled 4 bedroom, 3 bath, ofice, pool and spa home resides at 8303 Deerbrook Circle.  This spacious home has over 2,300 square feet of living area offering a gourmet open kitchen overlooking the family room.  Real wood kitchen cabinetry with self closing drawers, granite counter tops, new large tile flooring, updated bathrooms, tray/volume ceilings with crown molding, recessed lighting, bay windows, a sitting area in the master bedroom and newer appliances and ac unit.  The Turtle Rock community has 2 gates both having attended guards, a community pool, clubhouse, 2 tennis co...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Prestancia Home for Sale on Palmer Ranch This outstanding Prestancia home for sale on Palmer Ranch in beautiful Sarasota, FL.  New to the market, inside the gated community of Prestancia on Palmer Ranch this is a 4 bedroom home with 3 full bathrooms including the pool bath. There is a large pool with a hot tub/spa that overflows into the pool while you look out at a private lake/pond area in the backyard.  The entire back lanai area is very private and has sliders that open up to it from the living room, family room, and master bedroom.  Features include parquet wood flooring, carpet, a 3 car garage, and a very large circular driveway.  This home is very bright and sunny with a westerly exposure for the pool area and an easterly exposure for the front door. This Prestancia Home for Sale...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
This Chaparral home for Sale in Mote Ranch is located at 6837 Wagon Wheel Circle.  This is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home of 2,045 square feet, with a 2 car attached garage in the family style neighborhood of Chaparral which is in the heart of Mote Ranch.  This lovely bright and spacious home has two separate entertaining areas along with an extra large screened in lanai.  The interior has been freshly painted and the back yard is open and private.  If you are looking for that Florida style home that has been very well maintained then you will want to come and look at this Chaparral home that is for sale in Mote Ranch. Priced at $250,000. and HOA fees are very reasonable at $572. a year.This House Sold on May 24, 2012 for $230,000       Chaparral in Mote Ranch is a beautiful nei...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Stoneybrook Golf and Country Club NeighborhoodsStoneybrook Golf and Country Club has a total of 14 different neighborhoods to choose from in this  master planned community on Palmer Ranch.  Stoneybrook is a gated community that has access from either McIntosh Road or from Central Sarasota Parkway.  Below is a map of Stoneybrook.  Zoom in to see the individual streets by name.   These are the 5 Stoneybrook Neighorhoods that are made up of single family houses: Abbey Ridge, which has a neighborhood community pool Grey Oaks Merion EstatesGlen Meadow Trace MacGregor PinesThe Stoneybrook Neighborhoods that are made up of villas which are homes set up in a duplex style are:  Pebble Creek and The Villas at Forest Hills which has a community pool for the residents of Forest Hills.There are 7 St...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Riverview High School in Sarasota, Florida Recently Sarasota decided to replace the original Riverview High School that was 50 years old and worn out with a new $105 million facility. This state of the art facility will be able to serve the needs of the Sarasota community for many years to come. Click on Riverview High School to see the complete article written by Sara Leicht about this new high school.  I have added some new pictures from inside the building.
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Prestancia Country Club Home on the Golf Course Welcome to the gated golf course community of Prestancia on Palmer Ranch in Sarasota, Florida.  This sunny and bright 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home sits on the 12th tee of the stadium course of TPC Prestancia Country Club overlooking beautiful lake views.   Enjoy relaxing on the large lanai, southerly exposure, built-in dining table and outdoor kitchen area. Both pool and spa refinished with crystal crete in the past 2 years. Lots of kitchen cabinetry for the cook along with a kitchen island. Plenty of rooms for entertaining including the family room with wood burning fireplace, formal dining room and living room. Upgrades include new tile roof in 2001, new AC in 2008, newer water heater and new landscaping. Plus a well for irrigation, 3 car g...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
This is a new Prestancia Home for Sale on Estrella Court that is 3,100 sq. ft., 3-4 bedrooms with 3 1/2 bathrooms.    Located at 7851 Estrella Court inside the gated golf course community of Prestancia which is home to the TPC Prestancia, an upscale two championship 18 hole golf course country club in the heart of the very desirable Palmer Ranch area of Sarasota, FL.  Prestancia Homes for Sale This Prestancia Home for Sale features a private back yard with a heated pool and spa in an enclosed lanai area that overlooks a quite lake.  Peaceful and private you will enjoy watching the wildlife while experiencing the sunshine of Sarasota.    This home has 3 bedrooms and an office that could also be used as a 4th bedroom because of the built in closet.  The entrance way is through tall double...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
This Canal Home near Casey Key is for sale and is located at 411 Sabal Lane, Nokomis, FL 34275.  If you have ever dreamed about owning a home on the waters near Casey Key and Sarasota Bay then perhaps this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,767 sq. ft. home for $400,000 would be of interest to you.   This home sits on a canal near Casey Key.  You are one house in from the aqua-blue waters of Casey Key and can actually see Casey Key from the screened in lanai and breakfast nook.  You are very close to the Albee Road draw bridge, marina, and several casual on the water restaurants.  There is a 33 foot boat dock and 2/2000 lb. davits.  A built up sea wall and the home has been recently remodeled with new doors, windows, appliances, tile and carpet.  The Kitchen, Living Room, and Master Bath were re-desi...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
New to the market this Country Club of Sarasota Home for Sale located at 3820 Prairie Dunes Drive.  This is a 2,060 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 3 full bathroom home with a pool located on the Prestancia Golf Course.  The homes at the Country Club of Sarasota enjoy a 24 hour gated entrance, well maintained neighborhood roads and landscaping, access to the Serendipity Tennis and Pool Club, and views of nature preserves and of the TPC Prestancia Golf Courses.    This home on Prairie Dunes has been very well maintained and has recently gone through extensive remodeling making it a very desirable, move in condition with nothing to do except to enjoy the living at the Country Club of Sarasota.  For Sale for $385,000.   This home has been sold.  To see all the curent homes for sale please visit: Countr...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch is located in Sarasota, Florida and is a gated neighborhood of over 750 homes.  There are 610 single family homes and 148 maintenance free villas inside the walls of Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch. Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch always has a nice selection of homes to choose from, but because Turtle Rock is so desirable homes tend to not stay on the market very long.  Currently prices are ranging from the mid 200's to the 500's.  Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch has 17 lakes and ponds which gives many Turtle Rock Homes have a lake or waterview.  You will love the peacefulness and the nature around the Turtle Rock neighborhood.      To View the current homes for sale Click onto:   Turtle Rock Homes for Sale on Palmer Ranch   The location of Turtle Rock makes it a very de...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Waterfront Homes for Sale on Bird Key Bird Key has many Waterfront Homes for Sale and has become one of the most exclusive areas to live in Sarasota. Know as a boats paradise, Bird Key has over 300 waterfront homes and is located between downtown Sarasota and St. Armand's circle on the Sarasota By connected by the John Ringling Causeway and Bridge.  Waterfront Homes on Bird Key have exquisite views of the Sarasota Bay, the downtown skyline, and the Intracoastal waterway.  Many waterfront homes on Bird Key feature deep water docks.  There are a total of 510 homes on Bird Key and over 300 of them are waterfront homes either on a canal or directly on the bay of Sarasota. There is currently a total of 34 homes for sale on Bird Key, 23 of those are Bird Key waterfront homes.  The current 34 ...
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By Sara Leicht, Trusted Service - Proven Results
(SaraSellsSarasota.com)
Ashley is a neighborhood of homes that is East of I-75 in Sarasota, FL.  Ashley has a total of 50 large estate homes that are set back from the road and have been built on 1/2 acre plus lots.  These Ashley Homes are all very unique and are not your typical Florida style home.  To view the current list of homes for sale visit:   Ashley Homes for Sale in Sarasota, FL Ashley is a very desirable neighborhood with only 4 houses having sold in the past 2 years with sold prices ranging from $315,000 to $660,000.  There are currently 2 homes for sale and this is including the small neighborhood of 9 homes in Ashley Lakes which is directly next to the entrance for Ashley.  If you like the large estate homes of Ashley than perhaps you would be interested in homes in other East of I-75 neighborhoo...
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By The Keith Kropp and Wayne Rogers Team, Nowhere But Here
(Michael Saunders & Company)
   New Luxury Condos For Sale in Downtown Sarasota at The Vue Why Will People Live here? The Vue will be a stunning addition to the already breathtaking skyline of Sarasota.  This new 18-story tower at the corner of Gulfstream Boulevard and North Tamiami Trail will contain 141 luxury condominium residences and a 255-room Westin Hotel & Resort.  Developed by the Kolter Group LLC, site work has already begun and the project will be going vertical before the year is out.  Reservations are now being taken, and buyers will be going to contract as soon as condo docs are registered. Interested In A Home At The Vue? Interested in finding more information on condos for sale at The Vue, Sarasota, FL?  Click that link to find to request more information on The Vue. What's Does The Vue Offer? The v...
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By Stephen Howell, Annapolis MD Homes For Sale 443-994-8043
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Real Estate Prices The Isles Sarasota FL June 2014 The Isles of Sarasota is located on the South side Palmer Ranch in Sarasota Florida 34238. The Isles was built by DiVosta, a subsidiary of Pulte Homes, and consists of about 450 single family homes, patio homes and townhomes offing a variety of floor plans with 2 to 4 bedrooms, 2 to 3 baths, and garages. Built around lakes and wild preserves, this master planned community features community pool, tennis courts, bocce ball count, basketball count, tot lot, fitness room, and community center. Lush landscaping, manicured lawns, and attention to common area maintenance are hallmarks of this community.     Real Estate Trends In The Isles There are 13 homes for sale in The Isles (at the time this post was written, there may be more or fewer h...
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