Ken Ipox Premier Sotheby's International Realty

Longboat Key Real Estate

Longboat Key Real Estate

Welcome!  I am glad that you are interested in learning about and exploring Longboat Key Real Estate. There is a lot to discover!  Sarasota offers many options and Longboat Key has always been a top pick!  When considering a property for the area, most Buyer's lifestyle choices on Longboat usually start with a Beach Condo or a Home with a Canal.  But there is so much more!


Take a drive down Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key and discover one of the most scenic beach roads in Florida. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life you’ll also find an island paradise surrounded by graceful palms, tropical foliage, and sugary white sand beaches. Here, off the beaten path Longboat Key’s extraordinary beaches and enviable lifestyle beckons vacationers and residents alike.

Stretching 11 miles along Florida’s Gulf coast Longboat Key is a barrier island community that is far from the ordinary yet easily accessible. Peacefully situated between the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key offers unrivaled vistas of beautiful beaches and spectacular sunsets creating an ambiance that is at once relaxed and unassuming. It is little wonder Longboat Key remains a popular destination for visitors from around the world searching for a place in the sun where tasteful luxury replaces towering billboards and glaring neon signs.


There’s no shortage of activities on Longboat Key where things to do range from relaxed to refined. Shelling, biking, fishing, golfing, and tennis highlight outdoor action while just a bridge away on famed St. Armand’s Circle, awaits world-class shopping and fine dining. Of course, you may choose to never leave the island of Longboat Key as the area offers an array of elegant waterfront restaurants and casual dockside grills serving a variety of mouth-watering delights.

Although approximately 8,000 residents call Longboat Key home year-round, that number swells to 20,000 during peak tourist season as numerous visitors find the island a popular resort and second home community. Palm trees and colorful plants adorn carefully maintained streets where view-inspired condominiums and sprawling single-family residences complement private hotel suites and cozy beachfront cottages.

Whether you choose Longboat Key as your next vacation, or plan on calling it home, come get away from it all to this island paradise. 

Some of the Condo Complexes located on Longboat Key

The Promenade

Water Club 

 The Promenade is a 10 Story Complex built in 1985 with 112 luxury properties. All the residences feature large balconies overlooking the Beach, pool and the higher floors have great views of Sarasota Bay and Downtown Sarasota. 

When built, The Promenade was to be the hall mark of High Quality Living and Luxury.  It remains that today.  Sophisticated and stunning, The Promenade is a Premier Location and Destination for a Luxury Lifestyle on Longboat Key.

  • Superb concierge service
  • Private Beach
  • Olympic size pool & Whirlpool spa
  • His and Hers Saunas
  • Four tennis courts
  • His and Hers Athletic center
  • 24 hour security
  • Guard gated entrance

  Built in 1996, the Water Club is regarded as one of the top beach front communities on Longboat Key. two 11 story buildings with 172 total residences.  Beautifully designed with attention to every detail, offering luxury and an elegance in Lifestyle.  The property contains 16 Acres of tropical landscaping with great views of the Gulf of Mexico.

There is over 600 feet of private beach and a heated pool and Spa.

  • Community & Spa Pool
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Meeting room
  • athletic center
  • His and hers locker facilities
  • Billiard room
  • Concierge Service
  • Guarded Gate
  • Private Beach

 Grand Bay

 Marina Bay

Grand Bay is one of the most esquisite properties in Longboat Key and is located behind the gates of the Harbourside Golf Course. Consisting of six buildings and 272 luxury units, residents here enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle with spacious nine foot ceilings. 

With expansive views off of private terraces of the Longboat Key golf course and the serene Sarasota Bay, Grand Bay offers a great lifestyle choice.

  • large Bayside pool
  • Har-Tru tennis courts
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Private beach access at the Bay Isles Beach Club
  • Social Activity Director
  • Guarded 24 hour security
  • Marina Bay is wonderful condominium behind the gates of Longboat Key Club-Harbourside. Residents have access to the beach through membership in the Bay Isles Beach Club.

    These residences are still well over the $1Mil price levels in 2010.  Marina Bay offers an exclusive address behind the gates!  

  • Bayfront front pool
  • His and hers locker room and sauna
  • Fitness/excercise
  • Guarded gate
  • A Semi-private foyer entry to each residence
  • Marina Facilities near the Complex
  • Bay Isles Beach Club Facility
  •  Pierre

     Longboat Key Towers

    Behind the Gates of the Longboat Key Club Islandside, The Pierre is a luxurious 66 unit complex encompassing 7 manigured acres of tropical landscaping. The community is accented by over 400 feet of private beach. Awe-inspiring views of the Gulf of Mexico and easy access on and off Longboat Key.

  • Large heated pool and hot tub
  • Kids pool
  • Gazebo, pool deck, and bathhouse
  • Athletic center
  • Two Har-Tru tennis courts
  • Guest suites are available 
  • State-of-the-art security
  • Two 12 story buildings make up Longboat Key Towers and a recent rennovation adds to the appeal. The complex is connected by single story walk through and Pool. 

    Each units design is completely through the building, so you will have views of the Gulf and Eastern views looking towards the city and bay. Longboat Key towers are very conviently located on the South end of Longboat Key behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club and are directly on Gulf of Mexico and beach. 

  • Beach front pool
  • His and hers locker room and sauna
  • Fitness/excercise
  • Guarded gate
  • Semi-private foyer entry to each residence
  •  A few of the Residential Communities you will find on Longboat Key

     Country Club Shores 

    Bay Isles 

     Exclusive Country Club Shores is located at the Southern end of Longboat Key.  Canal Homes to Magnificent Bayfront Estate.  Certainly a neighborhood that is very popular for boaters as almost all the properties have water views and boating access.  These properties offer quick access to Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

    Behind the Gates of the Longboat Key Club Harborside you will find the community of Bay Isles.  Built in the 1980s, Bay Isles offers Estate size lots and a strong community.  Many properties are located on Canals that offer easy access to Sarasota Bay.  Tree lined streets offer a serene and enjoyable setting.  The community also has access to the Bay Isles Beach Club located directly on the Gulf of Mexico! 

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