USA Today Touts Sarasota

Posted by Louis Wery on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:46pm.


Sarasota makes a great place for Boomer retirees, points out USA Today (September 9, 2013). After decades in the suburbs, Baby Boomers are moving to cities where they may safely walk to shopping, dining and events.

I encourage my clients to click on the WalkScore® feature associated with the listings shown on my website to see how friendly a neighborhood is for walkabouts. Many of my clients find that a walkable neighborhood contributes health, environmental, and economic benefits. For example, One Hundred Central in Downtown Sarasota boasts a WalkScore® of 94.

Downtown Sarasota appeals to Boomers seeking small-town ambiance yet big-city amenities. Located at the center of Florida’s cultural coast, the city center boasts excellent restaurants, upscale shopping, library, farmers market and a thriving theater scene.

As far as I know, Sarasota is the only city in Florida with a dedicated opera house. Sarasota Opera opens its 55th season with Die Fledermaus on Friday, November 1, 2013.

The Sarasota community also offers several different lifelong learning programs as well as colleges and universities.

For sports enthusiasts, our community gives plenty of opportunities for active and spectator sports. Kayaking in Sarasota Bay ranks as a favorite with added benefits for bird-watchers. Benderson Rowing facility draws international scullers to compete here. Baseball fans fill the stadium for Spring Training.

And there’s always the lure of America’s best beaches edging Sarasota & Her Islands.

Here are some condos with high walkability scores in Downtown Sarasota:

1 – 6 of 62 Listings
Price, High to Low

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,251 Sf

$2,999,000

1350 Main St #1606, Sarasota

Only A Handful Of Addresses Are Considered Ultra Desirable In Sarasota. This Penthouse In The Heart Of Downtown Provides A Fashionable Vantage Poin...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 4,181 Sf

$2,495,000

50 Central Ave #16s, Sarasota

Don’t Wait For A New Construction To Be Completed To Occupy This New Unit Downtown Sarasota. Available For Immediate Occupancy! This Unit Was Desig...

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2 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,387 Sf

$2,159,000

1255 N Gulfstream Ave #1502, Sarasota

Dramatic Panoramic Views Greet You Upon Entering This Spectacular Penthouse On The Downtown Bay Front! New White Oak Floors Flow Throughout Rooms F...

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Reduced 3%

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,906 Sf

$1,450,000

1233 N Gulfstream Ave #404, Sarasota

Direct Bayfront And Marina Views From This Rarely Available Three Bedroom, 3 And A Half Bath Condo With Over 2900 Square Feet. Each Bedroom Is En-s...

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2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,035 Sf

$1,290,000

1233 N Gulfstream Ave #1403, Sarasota

Enjoy Life In This Urban Oasis High In The Sky From This Signature Downtown Building With Panoramic Views Of Island Park, Sarasota Bay And The Gulf...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,346 Sf

$1,269,000

1400 State St #615 E-6, Sarasota

Under Construction. Downtown Is Downstairs! The Mark Is Sarasota’s Hottest Landmark Address, Set To Be Built Just One Block South Of Main Street...

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