Longboat Key Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
With glorious white sandy beaches, this barrier island is located on the west coast of Florida and is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. This tropical island community is a popular resort and beach area, as well as a haven for retirees, baby-boomers, and those interested in buying second homes, and/or investment properties in the booming Sarasota market. There are 8,000 permanent residents on Longboat Key and the ranks swell during the peak winter season. Longboat Key is situated in two counties, Sarasota and Manatee, and is accessible from Sarasota via the John Ringling Bridge, or from one of two bridges in Bradenton. The dazzling John Ringling Bridge connects to Bird Key, St. Armands Circle on Lido Key, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island.
Longboat Key boasts world-class resorts, such as the Longboat Key Club and The Ritz Carlton Residence on Lido Beach. Perfect year-round temperature enables the Bayfront Park Recreation Center to offer a variety of athletic programs geared to all ages. Bayfront Park also offers public tennis courts, while bikers and rollerbladers can enjoy the 10mile bike path that winds along Gulf of Mexico Drive.
The Longboat Key real estate market offers a variety of property types. From condominiums and townhouses to single-family homes, from bay and Gulf front homes, to canal homes with boat docks, and breath taking estates, this island community has it all.
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