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:

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Price, High to Low

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,251 Sf


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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2 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,882 Sf


1400 State St #706 E-2, Sarasota

Under Construction. Presenting A Walkable And Effortlessly Luxurious Urban Lifestyle, The Mark Is Downtown Sarasota’s Newest Landmark Address, Set ...

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2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,688 Sf


1255 N Gulfstream Ave #905, Sarasota

Bay Plaza Condo, One Of Kind Unit On The 9th Floor In The Middle Of The Building. This Two Bedrooms Unit Has Been Updated Throughout, Views Are B...

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Reduced 3%

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,597 Sf


1350 Main St #1106, Sarasota

Only A Handful Of Residences At 1350 Main Street Offers A Wrap Around Terrace With Gorgeous Sunset Views Over Sarasota Bay And City Views Of Exciti...

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2 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,588 Sf


1400 State St #913 L-1r, 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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2 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,604 Sf


1400 State St #904 L-2r, 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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